The Curriculum at St Simon and St Jude
All children in every year group are entitled to be taught a broad, balanced and interesting curriculum that is matched to their needs, taking into account their previous learning and attainment. At St Simon and St Jude C of E Primary School we have developed our own curriculum that focuses on subject specific sequences of learning.
You will probably have heard the phrase ‘Recovery Curriculum’ which has been used to describe the teaching and learning that needs to take place in schools now that they are fully open to all pupils, to ensure that pupils do not miss out and fall behind due to school closures.
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We use the National Curriculum as our guide to the content of the curriculum. We teach all National Curriculum statutory subjects – English (including phonics), Maths, Science, ICT, History, Geography, Art, Design Technology, PE and Music, Modern Foreign Languages (French) + Religious Education. In addition we teach Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE) throughout the school. All subjects are taught discreetly. Religious Education is taught iweekly so the children can develop a deeper understanding of faith and spirituality.
We strive for excellence at all times, aiming to inspire and motivate all children through the way in which we teach.
At St Simon and St Jude, we have created, as a part of our bespoke curriculum, Knowledge Organisers (KOs) for each half term for each subject the children will be learning. All the key knowledge and vocabulary that pupils will learn and be expected to know are on these KOs. Teachers plan their lessons carefully sticking to the key learning outlined on these documents. The KOs for each year group can be found on individual class pages.
If you would like any further information about the curriculum at St Simon and St Jude please do not hesitate to contact the school office