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By |May 25th, 2014 19:24|

At Hamstreet Primary Academy we believe English is integral to a child’s learning process throughout the curriculum. Our aim is to develop confident, passionate pupils, ensuring they have the ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing, whilst developing their understanding of language to create enthusiastic, responsive and knowledgeable speakers, readers and writers. We establish a home-school relationship with [...]


By |May 23rd, 2014 19:17|

At Hamstreet Primary Academy we believe that the learning of Maths should be investigative, exciting and rigorous, underpinned with careful repetition of key skills. We take a whole-school approach to the subject, believing that everything that has gone before paves the way for your child’s next steps. The school uses a consistent methodology throughout the school, from the Foundation [...]


By |May 21st, 2014 13:14|

Science is a systematic investigation of the physical, chemical and biological aspects of the world which relies on first hand experiences and on other sources of information. The scientific process and pupils’ problem solving activities will be used to deepen their understanding of the concepts involved. The main aspects of science to be studied will [...]


By |May 19th, 2014 13:20|

The overall aim for Computing is to enrich learning for all children and ensure teachers develop confidence and competence to use technology effectively across the curriculum.  Computing is used as a resource to heighten accessibility of the curriculum, where we appreciate the need to learn skills but ensure the learning is creative. At Hamstreet Primary Academy we recognise [...]


By |May 17th, 2014 13:09|

History is an interpretation of the past. It is the chronicle, investigation and explanation of the past which develops an understanding of people, events and how the past has shaped the present. At Hamstreet Primary Academy pupils are stimulated to develop critical awareness to better understand how the past was different from the present and that [...]


By |May 15th, 2014 13:03|

Geography is the study of our physical and human environment through the processes, which shape it and the people who live in it. It is a crucial subject to help pupils understand their links with, and effects on, the natural world and their links with other people in the wider world. At Hamstreet Primary Academy [...]

PE – Physical Education

By |May 13th, 2014 12:13|

Physical education is a unique process of learning. It educates pupils in the knowledge of the body and physical activities, the skill to use their body efficiently and effectively, the understanding of how their body moves and the importance of a healthy and fit lifestyle. We aim to enable children to become physically educated by [...]

MFL – Modern Foreign Languages

By |May 9th, 2014 12:53|

At Hamstreet Primary Academy, children are given the opportunity to study French throughout the school. We chose this language because of its worldwide importance and the school’s close proximity to France. Throughout key stage 2, children have the opportunity to put their learning in to real life contexts. This includes conversing with pen pals and [...]


By |May 5th, 2014 12:45|

Children will engage in a range of Art activities, using a variety of medium ranging from drawing, painting and multi medium work to large and small sculpture and collage. During the Foundation Stage children use an assortment of materials and mark making tools to engage in all areas of study. Within the Expressive Arts and [...]


By |May 4th, 2014 16:35|

At Hamstreet Primary Academy we make music an enjoyable learning experience, encouraging children to participate in a variety of musical experiences. From the Foundation Stage through to year 6 we aim to build the confidence of all children in developing their skills, knowledge and understanding in performing, composing, listening and appraising. We develop pupils’ understanding of [...]