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St James

Primary School

Where children shoot for the stars and shine

Curriculum Information

Our curriculum is based on government document, Development Matters - non statutory guidance for the early years foundation stage.


We deliver the curriculum through various schemes and topics. There is a list of topics we follow provided. These topics are flexible as we will incorporate mini topics in accordance with national events and children's interests. 


We use Read Write Inc. (RWI), to teach the children to read and write. Pease see our RWI page in the parents section of the website for more information. 


Mathematics is taught through the White Rose Maths scheme. More details of this can be found on the Curriculum page in the Key Information Section of the website. 


In addition to the activities described in our Personal and Social curriculum, we are also going to be teaching PSHE, for the first time, from the Coram SCARF programme. 


We endeavour to give the children as many opportunities for enrichment as we possibly can. Some of the trips we are proposing to complete this year are :

Nature walks in Stratford upon Avon

Visit to Birmingham airport

Visit to Birmingham New Street train station

Visit to Walsall Art Gallery

Christmas visit to farm to see Father Christmas