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Our school motto is, 'believe, achieve, succeed.' This underpins our school mission statement and forms the basis of all teaching and learning at Our Lady of the Assumption Primary School and Nursery.


Our school offers a curriculum which is balanced and broadly based and


  • promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school and of society, and
  • prepares pupils at the school for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life.


We aim to provide a curriculum which engages and enthuses all individuals and all groups of pupils, enabling them to make good progress and achieve their best.

We are constantly refining our curriculum and what we teach in school in order to meet the needs of all learners.


What does your child learn at school each day? Find information about our curriculum subjects here.


You can also follow our Twitter feed and view our class pages to find out more about the curriculum in each year group. 



If you have any questions regarding the curriculum we teach please contact the school directly.


Religious Education Curriculum Statement.

As a Catholic primary school and Nursery, we teach religious Education through the 'Come and See' programme with support and guidance from the Liverpool Archdiocese Christian Education Dept. RE is taught through a range of topics, each focusing on one of three themes: Christian Living, Church and Sacraments.

There are 3 stages in the process for delivering the topics in 'Come and See' - Explore, Reveal and Respond which enable pupils to develop knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes.

The needs of individual pupils are met through a range of teaching and learning styles and experiences.

'Come and See' also requires us to teach the children about other faiths and religions; these include Judaism, Hinduism, Islam and Sikhism.

Further details can be found below.

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

At Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Primary and Nursery School, we provide our pupils with an Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum that gives them the building bricks for their education and embeds the knowledge and the skills they will require to be ready for school and develop a love of learning. Our curriculum provides children with first hand experiences and practical opportunities to explore, find out more, develop their natural curiosity and become highly engaged in their learning. The curriculum supports children to use their imagination and creativity to develop their thinking through finding their own ways to solve problems and individual approaches to activities.


Children learn through our inviting, safe, calm and stimulating learning environment where they have opportunities to learn through play by initiating their own ideas with the continuous provision indoors and outdoors and through adult support, scaffolding and modelling. We support all pupils through developing strong relationships with them and equipping them with the skills they need to interact with their peers and adults.


Our curriculum is driven by raising aspiration for all, celebrating diversity, improving vocabulary and promoting health and well-being. 


Our school values provide a basis for developing key personal skills necessary for a successful learning journey now and in the future - self-belief, independence, kindness, responsibility, respect and resilience.

Mrs Wakefield (EYFS Lead) 

Teaching Phonics and Early Literacy.

Our school follows the 'Letters and Sounds' programme to deliver phonics teaching for pupils. Staff also use 'Jolly Phonics' resources, actions and songs to enhance the teaching of phonics. 


Phonics Screening Check - Information for Parents

Useful Phonics Websites

From Spring 2021 we will be following a new PSHE programme: