Headteacher: Karl Russell

Silsden Primary School
Hawber Cote Lane
Silsden BD20 0JJ
T: 01535 653 290

Our Curriculum

Our vision for your children is that they will be;


  • Able to make healthy, safe choices
  • Effective communicators who are confident to express themselves
  • Imaginative, creative and independent 21st century thinkers
  • Ambitious, confident and resilient
  • Responsible, active and empathetic citizens
  • Excited, enthusiastic and able to learn more
  • Adventurous & self-assured in the great outdoors

Early Years and Foundation Stage

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) In Nursery and Reception we teach a bespoke curriculum enabling all children to ‘fall in love with learning’.  Our curriculum is based upon the following statutory standards for learning and non-statutory guidance.

Statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage – click here

Development Matters – Non-statutory curriculum guidance for EYFS – click here

Silsden Primary School EYFS Curriculum Goals – click here

Silsden Primary School EYFS Skills Progression Map – click here

Long term plan: an overview of the themes taught across the academic year in Nursery and Reception – click here


Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 (KS1 & KS2)

From Y1 to Y6, our children follow the 2014 National Curriculum.  You can read or download the full National Curriculum here.

Each year group has a topic every half-term that helps to link learning across the curriculum. A list of our topics for 2021/22 can be accessed here.

An overview of how each subject is taught (as a Silsden Primary child progresses through KS1 and KS2) can be found below.


(Lead: Miss Daguzan)

Click here to read our “Becoming a Writer” presentation


(Lead: Mr Bolland)

You can see our Maths Curriculum for each year group here:


(Lead: Mrs Carling)

Overview coming soon

Science Progression Map

Science School Overview

Why not try out our Family Science challenges?

Art & Design

(Lead: Mr Pickering; Co-ordinator: Mrs Kenyon)

Subject Overview

Curriculum Map

Skills Progression Document


(Lead: Mr Pickering; Co-ordinators: Mr Pickering, Miss Bonham, Mr Peat)

Curriculum Map and Skills Progression Document

Design and Technology

(Lead: Mr Pickering; Co-ordinator: Mrs Travers)

Subject Overview

Curriculum Map

Skills Progression Document


(Lead: Mr Pickering; Co-ordinator: Mrs Eames – maternity leave)

Subject Overview

Curriculum Map

Skills Progression Document


(Lead: Mr Pickering; Co-ordinator: Mrs Hazlehurst)

Subject Overview

Curriculum Map

Skills Progression Document


(Lead: Mr Pickering; Co-ordinator: Mrs Carter)

Overview coming soon


(Lead: Mr Pickering; Co-ordinator: Mr Crossley)

Subject Overview

Curriculum Map

Skills Progression Document

Physical Education (PE)

(Lead: Mr Pickering; Co-ordinators: Mrs Dale – KS1, Miss Lowes – KS2)

Curriculum Map

PSHE and Sex and Relationships Education

(Lead: Mr Musgrove)

Click on the links below to view our key documents:

RSE policy and learning outline

PSHE Policy 2022

PSHE Long-Term Plan – Key Vocabulary 

Religious Education (RE)

(Lead: Mr Pickering; Co-ordinator: Mrs Walker)

Overview coming soon