Our topics, tailored to be age-appropriate and appealing, aim to ignite curiosity, develop critical thinking and foster a love for learning.
Explore the wide array of topics we cover in our Primary Years curriculum - a world of learning awaits!
Arabic and Islamic
At GES, we recognise the importance of promoting cultural awareness, language proficiency, and a deep understanding of Islamic values and traditions. Our Arabic and Islamic Studies programs are designed to provide students with a comprehensive education in these vital areas.
Our Arabic Studies program builds students' proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Arabic. With a focus on both Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and conversational Arabic, students develop practical language skills. Engaging lessons and dedicated teachers make learning Arabic enjoyable and rewarding for all proficiency levels.
Our Islamic Studies curriculum fosters spiritual growth, ethical values, and a deep understanding of Islam. Students explore key aspects such as beliefs, practices, and the life of Prophet Muhammad. Our dedicated teachers create an inclusive environment that encourages discussion, respect, and diversity.
Our physical education curriculum fosters students' physical confidence, health, and fitness, while instilling values like fairness and respect.
In KS1, students develop fundamental movement skills and engage in activities like ball skills, gymnastics, and team games. In KS2, they further develop skills, communication, collaboration, and compete in activities such as bench ball, basketball, and athletics.
Swimming lessons start in Year 4, teaching water competence and self-rescue.
Students also have opportunities for extracurricular clubs, tournaments, and the much-anticipated sports day. More details can be found in the events section of our website.
Our computing curriculum empowers students to use computational thinking, creativity, and digital literacy to understand and shape the world.
In KS1, they learn about algorithms, logical reasoning, and safe and respectful technology use. In KS2, they design, write, and debug programs, solve problems, and develop skills in effective internet usage and evaluating digital content. Importance is placed on online safety, privacy, and knowing where to seek support.
Our high-quality music education nurtures students' love for music, self-confidence, creativity, and sense of achievement. Aligned with the National Curriculum for England, our curriculum incorporates shared topics.
In KS1, students use their voices and experiment with instruments. In KS2, they develop musical skills, including composition and aural memory. Music is integral to weekly assemblies, and students can participate in extracurricular activities and special events throughout the year. More details can be found in the events section of our website.
We utilize selected educational websites to enhance learning both in and out of the classroom. These websites provide valuable resources and interactive activities for our students to reinforce and expand upon their knowledge.