St Thomas' CE Primary School

St Clement & St James CE Primary School

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Our Curriculum


Our curriculum is designed to develop children’s character, intellect and curiosity.  We have high aspirations for our children and aim to offer them a broad, challenging and engaging curriculum.


By the time children leave our schools they will:


  • Be kind, confident, well-mannered, thoughtful members of society who embody our Christian values of perseverance, respect, friendship and forgiveness 

  • Speak confidently and in Standard English, with a broad range of vocabulary, in formal situations, for example children should be able to argue a point and  greet a visitor 

  • Have knowledge of a core set of books and poetry that they can make links to and draw upon

  • Have a broad general knowledge and understanding of the world for example of historical facts, geographical sense of place and religions

  • Understand the cultural and historical influences that have shaped this area of London

  • Be ambitious for their futures, expecting that he or she can follow career paths that take them onto higher education such as university or an apprenticeship

  • Enjoy and appreciate the arts and be able to participate in performances, for example music, poetry, dance and drama

  • Understand their body, how to keep it healthy and enjoy participating in sporting activities

  • Have healthy relationships with an age-appropriate understanding of sex education

  • Be able to keep themselves safe (both online and on the streets) and know how to avoid confrontation and resolve disputes peacefully through restorative approaches

  • Have a love of learning and self-efficacy around studying

  • Be passionate about looking after our world and take active responsibility for making a difference in our world

  • Understand and value the concepts of British values and contribute positively to our community 

  • Respect each other regardless of religion, gender, ethnicity and wealth