Our approach Children are naturally curious about the world they live in. They don’t categorise their growing understanding into subjects like ‘history’, ‘geography’. We have designed our curriculum to address their curiosity by organising it into topics beginning with questions. While these topics ensure coverage...
At Hanover we aim to teach science in an exciting way and also allow children to make discoveries of their own. Science is everywhere around us and understanding how it affects our everyday lives is increasingly important.
The development of Information and Communications Technology is changing at home and in the community and pervades every aspect of our lives. The impact of ICT on the lives of our pupils continues to grow and it is essential that they can take advantage of ICT opportunities and understand its effects, so that in the future they will be confident and competent users.
Here at Hanover we aim to help all children in Key Stage 2 get a basic grasp of the Spanish language. In years 3 and 4 we use song and games to help the children master numbers, colours, greetings and basic conversations.
We engage the children within DT through problem-solving and the practical. Children learn essential skills across four disciplines; textiles, food, construction and sheet materials. Children are expected to learn these skills with are progressive and more challenging as they move through the school.
The teaching staff at Hanover Primary School follow the agreed syllabus for Islington. This includes study of the six major world religions: Christianity, Judaism Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism.
At Hanover, we recognise that Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE) is at the core of everything we do. The learning behaviours, attitudes and values that we all hold the key to how we access education and the wider world.
Within the school we offer the children an enriching creative curriculum that stimulates their love for art. We begin teaching essential schools from early years such as mark-making to KS2 where the children create beautiful tonal drawings of many subjects.