"Computing is important because we are the next generation and the next generation will need more technological knowledge and skills than today's generation. Learning Computing gives us a headstart."    Emmett " I enjoy computing because I like problem solving and working the steps involved in coding"    Dhilan Technology is part of everyday life and for … Continue reading Computing

Design and Technology

Design and Technology helps us to teach Maths and English and indeed other compulsory subjects on the curriculum in a fun manner and put these subjects into context making them easier to digest and more understandable to younger primary age pupils. D&T gives children the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of designing and … Continue reading Design and Technology


What the National Curriculum says: PURPOSE OF STUDY English has a pre-eminent place in education and in society. A high quality education in English will teach pupils to write and speak fluently so that they can communicate their ideas and emotions to others through their reading and listening, others can communicate with them. Through reading … Continue reading English

History and Geography

Welcome to the history and Geography pages. At St John Fisher, we believe that high quality teaching of Geography should inspire in our children a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. Likewise, a high quality teaching of History should help our … Continue reading History and Geography


Our Curriculum At St John Fisher we follow the National Curriculum, supported by the Maths No Problem! mastery teaching approach from Singapore.  This is a highly effective approach to teaching maths based on research and evidence. It has been created especially for children in the U.K. and follows the National Curriculum 2014. At St John … Continue reading Maths

Modern Foreign Languages

“I really enjoy French because it’s a different language and I can see how the words are related.” Lewis French is good fun and really useful for when we go on holiday.” Julia Languages are an essential part of a broad, balanced curriculum. Not only do they provide an opportunity to communicate more effectively with others, they also … Continue reading Modern Foreign Languages


Curriculum Map Pe Across the Key Stages Action Plan 2020-2021 PE Long Term Plan 21 - 22 Ks1 PE Long Term Plan 21 - 22 KS2 PE Progression Plan Our intent At St. John Fisher, we believe in the value of sport. P.E. is an integral part of our curriculum, we have numerous school sports … Continue reading PE


MISSION STATEMENT ‘Follow me, I will make you fishers of men’ (taken from the coat of arms of St John Fisher). In our school we want to follow the example of St John Fisher. He was known for his holiness, his faithfulness to the Church and for his learning and his work opening Universities. We … Continue reading RE


Welcome to the St John Fisher Page for Relationships, Sex and Health Education. In the academic year 2020/21, Relationships Education and Health Education will become statutory in all primary schools in England.  This new subject will build on the non-statutory lessons we have previously taught in RSE. We have been researching various programmes that are … Continue reading RSE


At St John Fisher school, we recognise the importance of Science in everyday life. As one of the core subjects taught in Primary schools, we give the teaching and learning of Science the importance it requires. The Scientific area of learning is concerned with increasing pupils’ knowledge and understanding of our world, and with developing … Continue reading Science

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