Curriculum & Year Group Expectations

We have an exceptional knowledge of our children. We have developed a bespoke broad and balanced curriculum, which is tailored to their needs and which gives them the skills and knowledge to foster a love of learning and become life-long learners. We enthusiastically create and embrace opportunities to enhance learning so that it is engaging and memorable for all children.

At Mersey Vale we celebrate and utilise our rich, diverse community to learn in partnership and ‘work together for a brighter future’.


                                                We aim to provide all children at Mersey Vale with a curriculum which is…


                                                                                  contains Valuable knowledge

                                                                      and ensures the Progression

                                                                                            of Skills


Year Group Expectations for English & Mathematics, Curriculum Maps, Phonics and Reading Schemes



Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Further information can be obtained through an appointment with our Curriculum Leader, Ms. Mather.

  • Phonics in school follows the 'Read, Write Inc. Phonics' programme - designed to ensure that all children read accurately and fluently with good comprehension.
  • Reading schemes follow Stockport Book Bands (a variety of books, of similar ability level, colour-coded to indicate level). We also have a selection of books to support de-coding and reading phonetically. Parents may find the following links useful in supporting their child.

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