Curriculum Information

At St James the Great we implement the National Curriculum for England, statutory from September 2014.

The National Curriculum can be downloaded from:

Whole School Topic Cycle The emphasis is on developing the children’s essentials reading, writing and mathematical skills through other subjects and providing opportunities to apply these in a range of contexts. Subjects are linked cohesively, giving meaning and purpose to the children’s learning.  See the Key Objectives for Reading, Writing and Maths for the skills by year group.

Religious Education (R.E.), Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship and Economic (PSHCE) education and Languages are taught discretely, as are certain aspects of Music, P.E., Computing and Art.
EYFS Topic Cycle
Computing Overview
R.E Overview
PSHCE Overview KS1 KS2
Languages Overview
P.E. Overview

We have recently introduced Ruth Miskin's Read Write Inc scheme of work for phonics and also the Bug Club reading scheme.  Further information can be found below.


RSE Policy

RSE Curriculum

Please click the link below for year group powerpoints linked to a proposed RSE scheme 'A Journey in Love':

A Journey in Love

For further curriculum information, please see the class teacher for year group specific queries or the relevant subject leader (details available under 'About Us - Staff').