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See invidiual Class Pages for the Individual Curriculum for each year or download the whole Curriculum Jigsaw from file below.

Principles of the Hollinhey Curriculum

  • The Hollinhey pupil is at the centre of the curriculum
  • The Hollinhey Curriculum reflects the stages of development, the ages, interests and experiences of the Hollinhey pupil
  • It is designed to enthuse, stimulate, delight and encourage pupils’ love of learning
  • It promotes physical, social, emotional, spiritual and moral well-being
  • It is rooted in our locality with opportunities to explore the wider world in which the pupils will experience through their lives
  • It provides challenge and opportunity for all pupils to experience excellence
  • It evokes independence, responsibility and resilience
  • It conforms to the Statutory Curriculum 2014

Aims of the Hollinhey Curriculum for all Hollinhey pupils

  • To provide a stimulating, relevant, broad set of learning experiences
  • To ensure achievement and progression
  • To develop a life-long love of learning
  • To develop skills and understanding of the world in which Hollinhey pupils live and contribute to
  • To establish basic educational needs of listening, speaking, reading, writing, questioning and empathising
  • To celebrate personal success and the achievements of others
  • To maximise the local environment in order to provide opportunities for learning
  • To embed knowledge and skills learnt so that they can be applied in different contexts and situations
  • To ensure Hollinhey pupils are safe, secure, confident, environmentally and emotionally aware learners and citizens

In practice the Hollinhey Curriculum has:

  • Cross –curricular focus with subject specific links including Maths, English & Science
  • Discrete teaching of key basic skills
  • Been organised by Year Groups (Rec/EYFS, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5, Y6)
  • Some themes may be whole Key Stage or even Whole School
  • Curriculum Weeks planned in as appropriate (Sports, Book, My Money, NSEW, Healthy Schools etc)
  • Local & National Events planned in as appropriate (e.g. Barnaby, Commemoration of the First World War)
  • Hollinhey- specific Events and Activities planned in as appropriate (e.g. Charles & Winnifrid Tunnicliffe Art Memorial Competition & Presentation, Harvest Festival, Christmas Events, Languages Day)
  • Links with other schools (Macclesfield Academy Cluster, Silk Alliance, Teaching Schools Alliance, Schools Sports Partnership)
  • Provision for off-site trips to complement learning (Day trips & Residentials)
  • Planned use of the Hollinhey environment & grounds
  • included the Non-Statutory Subjects of PSHCE, Kiva Anti-Bullying Programme and Sex & Relationships embedded throughout the Hollinhey Curriculum
  • Opportunities to widen experiences through visitors and links with the local community and businesses

Files to Download

Contact the School

Hollinhey Primary School

Bell Avenue, Sutton
Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 0EE

Contact for queries: Mrs Jenna Bostock, Admin Assistant

Tel: 01625 383247

SEN Contact: Mrs S Clough

SEN Email:

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