Curriculum Map

An overarching curriculum map shows the subject coverage at all age phases:

Penn Hall Curriculum Map

Our vibrant curriculum, that offers breadth and depth, is greatly enhanced by an enrichment curriculum that brings learning to life. Recent examples include;

  •  A trip to Shugborough Hall to experience life in World War 2 era including gas masks and Anderson Shelters
  • Trips on narrow boats on local canals to look at wildlife
  • Trips to the Snowdome to play safely in snow related activities
  • Dan the ‘Canon man’ set up medieval weaponry display for a week in a tented village and demonstrated projectiles with his canon!
  • Weekly sailing trips to Calf Heath where students learn to sail independently
  • Fishing trips to the Albright on project
  • Fire engine on our playground
  • Involvement with Black Country Young Producers in marketing and producing ‘The Boy who became a Beetle’ production
  • Trips to the Safari park
  • Trip to London to see a West End Show (Lion King) and the London Eye and River Boat Trip
  • Geo cache hunting at Himley Hall
  • An orienteering trip to Cannock Chase
  • Participation in ‘Samba in the City’ in Wolverhampton City Centre
  • Visits from various animals including a hedgehog called Freddie, various dogs and Rupert the sensory horse, who played football with our pupils! Without forgetting al the interaction with our very own chickens!
  • Trips to Twickenham and Wembley to watch international rugby and football.
  • An Early Years Trip to Barmouth Beach

All of which enliven our daily curriculum and contribute to our pupils life long learning.

Time allocation

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Each class has a timetable which clearly indicates the allocation of time to subjects. The core subjects of English, Maths, Science and Computing receive the heaviest weighting but are supplemented by Foundation subjects that include Humanities, Art & Design, DT, PE, Languages, Music, RE and PSHE to provide a broad and balanced curriculum.

Curriculum coverage meets DfE requirements in terms of subjects that are compulsory at each Key Stage as described in the NC document for 2016.


Subject Areas