Rift House Primary School




Curriculum Targets:

To ensure our curriculum is broad and balanced and inspires pupils to learn.

Ensure a range of subjects and courses help pupils acquire knowledge, understanding and skills in all aspects of their education, including the humanities and linguistics, mathematical, scientific, technical, social, physical and artistic learning.






SEND, Safeguarding and Prevent

L Dunn, J Laycock, L Caldwell

English: Reading, Writing, Phonics, Spelling, Grammar, Speaking and Listening, Vocabulary Development and Drama

R Baxter,  K Middleton

Sciences: Maths, Science, STEM, D&T, and Computing

K Wood, T Ward, L Bateman, A Dullard

Arts: Art and Music

J Bailey,  S McKinney

Humanities: History, Geography, R.E and Languages

 Z Yalman, E Lloyd, C Humble

Wellbeing: PSHCE, SRE, PE, Health, SMC, Prevent and Attendance

L Malone, A Hetherington, C Foster, L Caldwell




The ‘SENSES’ Curriculum

taste it, touch it, see it, smell it, hear it’



Planned and focused opportunity for first hand, real life experience is essential in ensuring our children are ready for their next stage of learning.


Educational Visits

 2017 - 2018

Year 6

STEM - High Tunstall

Eden Camp

Crucial Crew

Year 4




Year 2

Inspire 2 Learn 

Space 2 Learn

Year 5

Space2learn - Space and Rain forests

Inspire 2 Learn


Year 3

Bowes Museum

Explosive Science - High Tunstall

Year 1







STEM Club - Borough Hall 

 2016 - 2017

Year 6 –  Eden Camp,

Crucial Crew,

Borough Hall, Lord Winston Visit,

High Tunstall - STEM Workshop,

Explosive Science,

Borough Hall - Lablive Science Event,

York - Chocolate Factory,

High Tunstall STEM Event


Year 5 – Borough Hall,

Lord Winston Visit,

High Tunstall - STEM Workshop,

Space2Learn - Rainforest & Space,

Preston Park - Victorian Christmas,

Summer Hill - Tree Planting,

Newcastle - Bella Italia and Hancock Museum,

Inspire2Learn - Scrapheap Challenge

Beamish - Victorians


Year 4

 Space to Learn - Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe, 

Borough Hall - Snappy Christmas Music Festival, Summerhill - Science,

Skipping Competition,

High Tunstall - Science Tiny Things

Inspire2learn - Food Design 

High Tunstall - Science Workshop

Mill House Skipping Tournament


Year 3 – Teesmouth Field Center - Rocks,

Salt Holme - Animals,

Space2Learn - Egyptians

High Tunstall - Science Workshop

High Tunstall - Explosive Science


Year 2

Space2Learn - The Great Fire of London,

Mill House - Skipping Competition

Inspire2Learn -

Space2Learn - 


Year 1

Marritime Museum- Toys form the past,

Inspire2Learn - Animation Day,

Ward Jackson Park 



Summerhill - Autumn Walk,

Kirkleatham Owl Sanctuary



Summerhill - Autumn Walk,

Summerhill - Winter Wonderland



College Tour



Morrisons Carol singing 

Middleton Grange - Carol Singing

Lindisfarne Care Home

Laurel Gardens Care Home