Curriculum Intent for Art & Design In Art and Design, children will be given the opportunity to develop their creativity, confidence and imagination as they progress through our accessible and exciting curriculum. The children will learn to develop their own ideas and opinions and to articulate and critically discuss work through the exploration of the … Continue reading Art


Curriculum Intent for Computing In this subject, we aim to equip our children with the skills and knowledge to immerse themselves in a world of ever changing technology. Children will have the opportunity to develop their thinking and problem solving skills while increasing their knowledge of computer science, information technology and digital literacy. They will … Continue reading Computing


Curriculum Intent for Design and Technology In Design and Technology, children will develop their language, creativity and problem-solving through opportunities to design and make products that solve real, and relevant, problems within a variety of contexts. Children will explore, and evaluate, significant events and individuals in the fields of engineering, architecture, textiles and food to … Continue reading DT


Curriculum Intent for English In English, we prioritise reading and writing to ensure that all pupils have the opportunities to maximise the development of their literacy, language and communication skills. We believe that fluency in the English language is an essential foundation for success in all subjects and our teachers develop pupils’ spoken language, reading, … Continue reading English


Curriculum Intent for Geography In this subject, children will have the opportunity to develop a greater understanding and knowledge of the world in which they live and their place within it. We intend to equip all children with skills to develop their geographical enquiry and knowledge through studying places, people and natural and human environments. … Continue reading Geography


Curriculum Intent for History In this subject, children will have the opportunity to gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of British history and that of the wider world through historical enquiry. Through finding out about how and why the world, our country, culture and local community have developed over time, children will understand how the … Continue reading History


Curriculum Intent for Mathematics In Mathematics, all children will have the opportunity to maximise the development of their language and thinking skills through our mastery approach. They will build their confidence and develop a growing fluency in the fundamentals of mathematics through frequent practise and will be able to move fluently between various mathematical concepts … Continue reading Maths

MFL (French)

Curriculum Intent for French In this subject, children will have the opportunity to develop an understanding for both spoken and written French. They will be supported and challenged to have the confidence to speak in French to others and know how important languages can be in their future. They will be supported to know more … Continue reading MFL (French)


Curriculum intent for Music At Holy Cross, we aim to provide an engaging, high-quality music education that will inspire children to develop their creativity, their skills as musicians and foster a life-long love of music. We aim to expose them to a wide range of musical instruments and vocabulary as well as music from varied … Continue reading Music


Curriculum Intent for PE The aim of physical education at Holy Cross Catholic Primary School is to promote an enjoyment for sports, fitness and healthy lifestyles so that this becomes an integrated life skill that stays with our pupils beyond their time with us. Through a wide range of sporting activities, clubs, competitions and festivals … Continue reading PE

Religious Education

Curriculum Intent for Religious Education In this subject, the children will have the opportunity to deepen knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Faith. We regard religious Education as more than a curriculum subject. It is something that guides every area of our school. As a Catholic school, we aim to educate the whole child and … Continue reading Religious Education


Curriculum Intent for Science In science, children will have the opportunity to develop their language and thinking skills through scientific enquiry and developing a growing knowledge and understanding of scientific facts.  They will be supported and challenged to know more and remember more enabling them to reach the end points for each key stage.  This … Continue reading Science

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