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St. Francis' Catholic Primary School

"For it is in giving that we receive." St. Francis of Assisi


At St Francis' we provide a broad and balanced curriculum and follow the National Curriculum. The subjects covered are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Religious Education (RE)
  • Computing & IT
  • History
  • Geography
  • Modern & Foreighn Languages - French and Spanish
  • Physical Education (PE)
  • Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education including British Values
  • Music
  • Art
  • Design and Technology

Our Reception Classes cover all the Specific and Prime Areas as specified for Early Years and Foundation Stage (EYFS) and children work towards attaining their Early Learning Goals and therefore, a Good Level of Development (GLD) 

Phonics and Reading: We teach synthetic phonics through the Letters and Sounds Programme. Children learn to read through the Oxford Reading Tree Scheme - Floppys Phonics, and Biff. Chip and Kipper books. Additional texts supplement our reading scheme and we have a large infant and junior library to support reading. We actively encourage families to volunteer to read with children.

Click on the links to the right for further information for Parents