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St Thomas More Catholic

Primary School

Christ is the centre of our School community, where we live, love and learn together

A Typical Day

School Hours

 

Foundation/Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2 (lower) Key Stage 2 (upper)
  • 8.50am to 12.00noon
  • 12.55pm to 3.00pm
  • 8.40am to 12.00pm
  • 12.55pm to 3.10pm
  • 8.30am to 12.15pm
  • 1.10pm to 3.20pm

 

Assemblies:

These are all virtual at the moment

 

Monday- Mission Assembly

Led by SLT, Mission Assemblies are where children listen to the Sunday Gospel reading and have its meaning and importance shared.

 

Tuesday- Key Stage 2 Assembly

Often led by Mrs Madia, the Key Stage assemblies are an opportunity to focus on a topic the children must be aware of.

 

Thursday- Key Stage 1 Assembly

Again, a chance for Mrs Madia to discuss areas of school life that are relevant for the younger pupils.

 

Friday-Gifts of God Assembly

Staff nominate children for a 'Special Mention' where pupils are given a badge in recognition of their efforts in the previous week.

 

Once a week, classes partake in collective worship and share a prayer service. Children will also take part in a virtual Mass on a Wednesday.

Morning learning

 

Maths and English.

Length of lessons are depend on teacher discretion and the content of lessons.  Key Stage One will also have a separate Phonics lesson.

 

Afternoon Learning

 

R.E. Taught for 2 1/2 hrs a week (This constitutes 10% of the children's curriculum time)

History/ Geography taught weekly

Science taught weekly

PSHE taught in half hour slots

Latin taught in half hour slots

Computing is taught in allocated slots, using the school laptops

P.E. is taught twice a week- one session is led by our sport's coach

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