St John’s Curriculum is skill-based and research-led. In line with evidence-based guidance and research St John’s Curriculum actively recognises that Learning is a change to long-term memory. Our aims, thus, are to ensure that our pupils experience a wide breadth of study and have, by the end of each Key Stage, a long-term memory of an ambitious body of knowledge.

As such at St. John’s we encourage pupils to develop an enquiring mind and a love of learning. We aim to help them realise their full potential and become confident, happy members of their community.

There are three phases in a child’s life at St. John’s:

View St John’s long term curriculum overview

The Foundation Stage

We aim to provide a rich and stimulating environment that leads pupils to understand themselves, others and the world around them.

The Curriculum of the Foundation Stage underpins all learning experiences by supporting, promoting and developing pupils’ personal, social and emotional well –being, language, communication and literacy skills, mathematical skills, knowledge and understanding of the world and their physical and creative development.

Our pupils are offered learning opportunities that build upon and extend their knowledge, experience and interests and develop their self-esteem and confidence.

Through both indoor and outdoor play activities pupils are encouraged to become independent learners and to develop a positive attitude to learning. The Foundation Garden enhances the pupils’ whole learning journey.