St Brigid's RC Primary School


Statement of curriculum intent

At St. Brigid’s Catholic Primary School:

  • Our curriculum promotes respect for the views of each individual child, as well as for people of all cultures.
  • As a Catholic school we are deeply committed to developing children’s faith. We value the spiritual, moral, social and emotional development of every child.
  • We are deeply committed to preparing children for life in modern Britain and understanding their place in a global community.
  • We ensure that fundamental British values are introduced, discussed, explored and lived out through the school’s curriculum provision.
  • Our curriculum is designed to develop in our children a balance of the essential knowledge and skills, including basic skills in English and mathematics; the curriculum is also designed to be broad and rich to reflect the diversity of both the school, the local community and wider world
  • Our curriculum is designed around 8 Ps, to deliver the essential knowledge skills and understanding that pupils will be need to move on to the next stage of their education:



    Knowing about the world and the universe


    Knowing how to look after what we’ve got


    Knowing how we got to where we are;


    Knowing where we live and the wider world


    Knowing how people live

Patterns and Processes

    Knowing that patterns and processes can take many different forms.

Purpose    Knowing why we are learning this part of the curriculum 


We have high expectations of our pupils, to achieve the standards set out in the Early Years curriculum by the end of Reception and in the National Curriculum for Years 1 to 6 in reading, writing, mathematics and science. In other subjects, we have clearly defined expectations of pupils’ learning from EYFS to Year 6 to enable pupils to learn, recall and utilise the knowledge, concepts and skills that will make them successful learners and prepare them for adult life.


To find out more about the national curriculum in primary schools, please follow this link