The curriculum at St John's is based on a clear set of aims, which reflect our educational philosophy and address the requirements of the National Curriculum.  Below is information about our curriculum.  If you have any questions, or would like to find out more, please contact the school.




We run a number of cross-school projects, theme days and focus theme weeks, which in recent years have included;

  • Magic Week
  • Faith Week
  • World Book Day
  • Author or story days
  • Environment Week
  • Sports Week

Visitors to the school and educational visits play an important part in our exciting curriculm.  This includes a 3 day residential trip for children in year 4.


Music is very important to our school; we enjoy singing together as a whole school. Children have the opportunity to learn to play an instrument, as a class, at no extra cost to parents.

Peripatetic Music Lessons are also available in various instruments, at an additional cost to parents.


St John's uses the following schemes

  • Phonics
    • Read, Write Inc. - EYFS, Key Stage 1 and some Key Stage 2
  • Spelling
    • Spelling Shed - Key Stage 1 and 2
  • Reading
    • Read, Write Inc. - EYFS, Key Stage 1 and some Key Stage 2
    • Big Cat - Key Stage 2
    • Oxford Reading Tree - Key Stage 2
  • Maths
    • White Rose Maths - EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2
    • TT Rockstars - Key Stage 1 and 2
  • PSHE
    • Jigsaw - EYFS, Key Stage 1 and 2

English Guidance

Words to Read and Spell