- To put the Catholic Christian values at the centre of our school.
- To develop a learning community by promoting a skills-based approach.
- To develop a fully inclusive school by establishing high expectations and raising aspirations for all.
- To celebrate cultural diversity.
- To enable all pupils to become resilient, active, healthy citizens.
- The curriculum will be tailored to meet the needs and interests of the pupils.
- Science, History, Geography, Music, Art, DT and Drama are taught through cross curricular themes.
- English, Maths, RE, PE and ICT are taught in discreet subjects. The skills taught in these lessons are practised in the creative curriculum.
- The curriculum is enhanced by a wide range of extra-curricular activities, visits and visitors.
“At Holy family we have developed a curriculum that teaches the core strands of the National Curriculum, but also clearly focuses on the skills children will need for the rest of their lives. All topics are designed so they meet the children’s needs in every way: from the skills to the content. When a topic is designed with the children, every opportunity is taken to integrate as many subjects as possible, giving purpose to each part of the learning. It is vitally important, at Holy Family, that the curriculum allows opportunities to think creatively, teaching through topics that will inspire and engage all the children. Children should not be passive learners sitting in a classroom being spoken at! There needs to be opportunities to talk, share, role play, drama, go outside, have speakers in and create as many wow factors as possible...”