Our mission in Saint Patrick’s is to develop each child’s talents and potential in a caring Catholic community inspired by the teachings of Jesus Christ.
‘LIVE, LOVE AND LEARN LIKE JESUS’
(Pupils’ translation of the Mission Statement)
The Mission statement is central to everything that we do at Saint Patrick's Catholic Primary. It is our starting point for creating policy and procedure, as well as informing whole school strategy and Curriculum planning.
Our curriculum is intended to meet the needs of all children at Saint Patrick’s and reflect a range of cultures and traditions to further the children’s skills, knowledge and understanding.
At Saint Patrick’s we will ensure that children are happy, stimulated and challenged so that they can make good progress across the curriculum and achieve the highest standards possible. All staff in school have high expectations and plan a curriculum that is interesting, relevant, extends children’s understanding of the subject and ensures high quality work.
We intend to develop independent learners who can also work cooperatively with others. The encouragement of positive attitudes and a growth mindset lead to our children achieving well in terms of their personal and academic successes.
There are three key stages in school:
Saint Patrick’s Catholic Primary School curriculum is based on the September 2014 National Curriculum for Key Stages 1 & 2 and the Early Years 2021 framework in Foundation Stage. It also plans activities which promote learning, personal growth and development; and includes extra-curricular activities that enrich the pupils experiences.
Please refer to each individual class page on our school website to review the yearly overview and termly curriculum newsletters which detail topics and objectives that will be covered.
Saint Clare’s has a Home Learning Policy that has ensured highly accessible home learning for Bubble Closures and effective systems for cascading home learning for pupils who are self-isolating.
We have outlined below just a few examples of how the school will enrich the curriculum in order to give all pupils the opportunity to excel and to ensure that they are stimulated by their learning and motivated to learn more:
During the seven years at Saint. Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, each child can expect to experience the following visits and visitors to the school at a minimum:
The curriculum at Saint. Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, plays a significant part in the progress that our children make in their own formation both spirituality, academically and morally.
We want children to leave us having been: