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
Autumn Term – Family and Community
Values and Virtues
Compassionate, loving, faith-filled and hopeful
Addition and Subtraction
Multiplication and Division
Core text: Charlotte’s web
Supporting texts: The last pebble in my pocket. The last stop on market street.
Term 1 – Rocks
Term 2 – Animals including Humans
Composition drawings and painting
Design and Technology Focus
Embroidering a Christmas sock
The world – mountains, rivers, volcanoes and earthquakes
Stone Age/ Iron Age
Organising and creating using technology
Gathering as God’s family
Physical Education Focus
Swimming + Handball
Swimming + Gymnastics