English, Mathematics & Science form the core subjects for the British national curriculum.
We are proud to offer a mathematics curriculum that is not only innovative but also aligned with White Rose Maths. Our teachers have been trained to use the most effective elements of White Rose Maths teaching approach which focuses on problem solving and conceptual understanding. This approach encourages students to think critically and apply their mathematical knowledge to real-life scenarios. Our curriculum covers a wide range of mathematical concepts and skills, including number, algebra, geometry, measurement, and statistics. We use hands-on activities, and technology integration to make learning fun, engaging and discovery based.
With our emphasis on problem solving and conceptual understanding, every student will have the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of mathematics and a love for the subject. By focusing on real-life math, we aim to equip our pupils with the confidence and skills to use math in their future studies and careers.
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The magical world of Science at Victory Heights Primary School!
Our school is dedicated to providing students with a dynamic and engaging science education. Our curriculum is designed to be both challenging and innovative, with a strong emphasis on hands-on learning, experimentation, and critical thinking. Our teachers use a variety of teaching methods, such as project-based learning, inquiry-based instruction, and real-world problem-solving, to make science come alive for students. Students will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of science subjects including biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science. We encourage our students to think critically, ask questions, and make connections between science and the world around them. Our goal is to inspire students to be lifelong learners, problem-solvers and critical thinkers, and to foster their curiosity and passion for science.
In addition to our wonderful Science provision, we are excited to offer a STEAM education that is both innovative and interdisciplinary. Our curriculum combines the subjects of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics to provide students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for the future. Our STEAM teachers use a variety of hands-on, project-based learning activities and technology integration to make learning fun and engaging. Students will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of topics in the natural and physical sciences, as well as engineering, technology, and the arts, and will develop the skills they need to become critical thinkers, problem-solvers, and creative thinkers. With our innovative approach to STEAM education, students will have the opportunity to discover their passions and pursue their interests in a fun and interactive way. Our 2019 TIMMS results celebrate our journey to date and highlights how well our pupils achieve in comparison to other schools in Dubai and internationally. If you would like to view our results please visit the FAQ page on our website.
Primary Science Quality Mark
In 2022, Victory Heights Primary School was awarded the Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) in recognition of its outstanding work in promoting science and its exceptional teaching and learning. This national accreditation recognises our commitment to providing students with a high-quality science education that is both engaging and rigorous. The PSQM program assesses and evaluates the teaching of science in primary schools and provides schools with a range of resources and support to improve their science curriculum
Welcome to our English curriculum!
At Victory Heights Primary School, we believe that the study of English is essential for the development of strong communication skills and the ability to think critically. Our English curriculum is designed to challenge students to become active readers, effective writers, and confident speakers. We offer a wide range of literature, explore various fictional and non fictional stories and expose students to different cultures and perspectives. Through creative teaching methods and a modern spin on the curriculum, pupils actively take part in research, drama, poetry, creative writing and role play which helps prepare our students to be more confident and effective lifelong learners. Through rich development of these skills, from the earliest stages, we invest in children’s confidence, their love of reading and creativity to nurture excellence in English.
From FS1 to Y6 our learning is based around focus texts which capture the interest of our children, develop their general knowledge and provide them with the rich vocabulary needed to become enthused writers. We heavily invest in deliberate vocabulary development to ensure our students are able to engage in lively debate and provide well reasoned arguments. We encourage a love of learning through imaginative off-road weeks which are designed to inspire magic, wonder and awe for all ages. Our teachers are passionate about English and share their own reading habits with our children. Reading for pleasure is encouraged and incentivised through our school Reading Passport scheme which helps develop the range of books our children read both within and out with school.
As active participants in the Dubai Oracy Hub we encourage our children to share their thoughts, opinions and ideas with others across the region. Hosting and attending a range of events designed to challenge and engage learners in the spoken word.
We truly believe that ‘it starts with the little ones’ and that every student has the right to learn to read and spell with confidence and joy. That's why our phonics curriculum is designed to be both comprehensive and innovative. Our teachers are trained to use the latest research-based methods to teach students the skills they need to become exceptional readers and spellers. With our innovative and custom made approach to phonics instruction, every student will have the opportunity to succeed in reading and spelling.
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