As of 01/04/23, Rainbow Preschool is under the leadership of Great and Little Shelford CE (A) Primary School. Existing policies for each respective establishment remain in place.

The Curriculum at Shelford - Detailed Summary

On this page, you will find detailed summaries of what is taught when in our Threads and Neurons curriculum, along with further details on knowledge, skills and objectives. 
The Shelford Threads and Neurons Curriculum
The main overview document is found below. This document outlines what is taught when in our curriculum. The document starts by giving a topic summary for the whole school across the year. This is followed by whole school subject summaries. In the last third of the document, a snapshot of each year can be found. 
The Subject Big Ideas
Each of our subjects has 5 'big ideas'. These are the 5 most important aspects, skills or approaches within each subject. The 5 big ideas explain what the experience of studying each subject entails at Shelford.
Assessment and Coverage Grids
A detailed summary of curriculum objective coverage can be found below. 
Documents in Development or Finalisation
We are currently finalising the following documents and resources around our curriculum:
  • Knowledge, Skills and Objectives Documents for each subject;
  • Curriculum Statement.