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Curriculum Experiences


These experiences allow our pupils to engage even more in their learning. The experiences are linked to the topics they cover in lessons and help deepen their understanding. As our pupils discover the world around them, they prepare themselves for life outside of Oakwood.


  • Farm visit
  • Use of the orchard


  • Use of the orchard- outdoor learning/forest school- type activities
  • Off-site visit linked with child-led planning: e.g Tropical World, Temple Newsam, Eureka

Year 1

  • Beach/seaside visit

Year 2

  • Animals (wild/exotic)- visit or enhancement

Year 3

  • Shopping- small group visit to the supermarket
  • Musical experience- visit from musical group e.g string quartet/steel band

Year 4

  • Shakespeare drama
  • Gardening: planting, growing and harvesting food

Year 5

  • Residential/outward bound – Bolton Abbey (rural experience)
  • Musical experience – visit from musical group e.g. string quartet/steel band

Year 6