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Saint Peter's CatholicVoluntary Academy


God is at the heart of our school


The school curriculum reflects the requirements to provide a broad and balanced curriculum as per the Academies Act 2010, and the National Curriculum programmes of study which we have chosen to follow.

It also reflects requirements for inclusion and equality as set out in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice 2014 and Equality Act 2010, and refers to curriculum-related expectations of governing boards set out in the Department for Education’s Governance Handbook.


Further information on how we achieve this can be found in our statement of equality information and objectives, and in our SEND policy and information report. 


Learning at St Peter's is very much geared towards each individual child. Opportunities are planned for children to actively engage in their own learning through the use of talk, play, role play and first hand experiences. Teaching styles may include instruction, discussion, explanation, set tasks or investigations.


Sometimes the children will work individually, as a whole class, in pairs or in small groups (grouping will be by ability, friendship or random selection).


Children are constantly assessed by the teacher and work is planned to enable them to reach their potential. All children follow the National Curriculum which aims to equip every pupil with the knowledge, skills, understanding and aptitudes to meet the responsibilities of adult life.


Teachers identify learning outcomes for each child and keep records on the child’s progress in order to inform future planning. If children need extra help they will be involved in one of the many intervention strategies employed by class teachers. If further support is needed the child will be referred to our special needs coordinator, Mrs. Moreton, who will work with the child in order to pinpoint specific learning difficulties. 


Please contact your class teacher if you would like any more informationa about your child's curriculum.