Our Curriculum Vision

Our Lady & St John RC high School aims to be a caring Catholic Community centred on Christ, so as to fully develop the gifts and talents of each person in order to love and serve God, others and themselves.

“There are three languages: the language of the head, the language of the heart, and the language of the hands; education must go forward by these three ways.”

Pope Francis

Head
What and Why?
  • Academic excellence for all subject experts passing on knowledge.
  • Teaching the subject not the test
  • Remove the  barriers, secure the learning, bring it back.
  • Reflective and independent learners
  • “A good educator risks teaching students how to walk on their own”
heart
Motivation
  • Christ at the centre forming the whole child.
  • A lifelong love of learning
  • Living Gospel values
  • Seekers of truth and justice
  • Standing with those less fortunate
  • Courageous critical thinkers challenging acceped ideas and beliefs.
Hands
Skills & Tools
  • Create the leaders of tomorrow
  • Applying their knowledge
  • Thinking, speaking, writing like a subject specialist
  • Finding their place in the world, their calling and their vocation.
  • Expressing themselves living a life of service.

Design Technology

Literacy

Clubs and Societies

Science

PE & Dance

History

Health & Social Care

Geography

Food Technology

Enterprise

English

Engineering

Computing