Follows Diocesan ‘Learning and Growing’ scheme. Much closer link to Catholic Life through social justice themes
Core texts linked to theme are Power of Reading Books. Writing in all genres linked to CST theme.
Discrete subject teaching. Follows CPA (Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract) Mastery approach. Teaching and Learning involve fluency, reasoning and problem solving. Units planned in line with White Rose planning overviews.
Science, History, Geography, DT/Art, Computing, Music
National Curriculum Key Stage skills and objectives. Mapped in two year cycle to CST themes—example below. Knowledge organisers and two year map ensure progressive learning over time.
Taught discretely, progressive build up of skills. Additional support from Bishop Challoner Secondary and Aspire
Taught weekly to Yr1 to Yr6
Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised is a complete systematic synthetic phonics programme (SSP) developed for schools by schools. Based on the original Letters and Sounds, but extensively revised to provide a complete teaching programme meeting all the expectations of the National Curriculum, the Ofsted Deep Dive into reading and preparing your children to go beyond the expectations of the Phonics Screening Check.
Autumn Term – Family and Community
Values and Virtues
Compassionate, loving, faith-filled and hopeful
Addition and Subtraction
Multiplication and Division
Core text: Pumpkin Soup
Supporting texts: Grace’s family
Living things and their habitats
Composition drawings and painting
Stories and parables
Physical Education Focus
Gymnastics + Basic skills