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In Jesus we love, learn, hope, trust and care.

How We TeachAt St Dominic’s we teach a curriculum that is exciting and imaginative and which seeks to provide pupils with engaging and challenging opportunities for learning, ensuring coverage of the objectives outlined in the National Curriculum. The school seeks to offer a curriculum in...

How We Teach

At St Dominic’s we teach a curriculum that is exciting and imaginative and which seeks to provide pupils with engaging and challenging opportunities for learning, ensuring coverage of the objectives outlined in the National Curriculum. The school seeks to offer a curriculum in which pupils feel empowered by the learning opportunities offered to them.

Assessment

At St. Dominic's Catholic Primary school we believe that assessment is an important component in enabling children to reach their full potential. Teachers analyse performance and talents and use this information to extend each individuals learning. Each child receives support based on assessment evidence.

Religious Education

At St. Dominic's Catholic Primary School, Jesus Christ is at the heart of all our learning. As our Mission Statement says, 'In Jesus we love, learn, hope, trust and care'.

Literacy

Our English Policy is very much a reflection of our Mission Statement. At St. Dominic’s Primary School we as our Mission Statement says; “In Jesus we love, learn, hope, trust and care”.

Mathematics

We use the Primary Advantage Maths Programme at St. Dominic's.

Computing

At St.Dominic's we try to embed ICT creatively into as many learning opportunities as possible to prepare children fro the digital world. This afford children opportunities to understand how the digital world interacts with their physical world. It gives children a chance to see how digital media affects them. Children are encouraged to become independent users of software and hardware though exciting and challenging experiences. In the ever-changing digital world, we aim to provide all children with not only the skills to use the technology that exists today, but the life-long the thinking skills and passion to continue to develop their love for computing through secondary school and beyond.we promote digital citizenship through modelling how social media should be used responsibly with a strong focus on creating a good digital footprint. Our school blog shows children what a wonderful audience the internet can be. We aim to develop children’s computational thinking skills, knowledge of computer science concepts and application of digital literacy skills. Our children use information technology to create digital content that enables them to express themselves and develop their ideas as active participants in a digital world.

Science

We use the Learning challenge Curriculum for teaching Science here at St. Dominic's.

Geography & History

We use the Learning Challenge Curriculum to teach History and Geography here at St. Dominic's.

Phonics

Being able to read is the most important skill children learn during their early schooling and has far-reaching implications for lifelong learning, confidence and wellbeing. High quality phonics teaching is the prime means by which we teach children how to read and spell words. At...