"It is a very inclusive school where pupils are taught in a loving and caring atmosphere. Pupils show the values of kindness and consideration in abundance." OFSTED 2024
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Curriculum Maps 2024-25

Please find below this year's curriculum maps for the children at St Helen's Catholic Infant School. They give parents information about what topic children are going to be covering this year.


English: We use 'The Power of Reading' scheme to deliver the EYFS Literacy Curriculum in Reception and The National Curriculum for English in Year 1 and 2.


Phonics: From September 2024 we will be using Little Wandle Letters and Sounds (validated by the DFe) to teach phonics in Reception, Year 1 and 2,


Maths: In Reception we use 'The Mastering Number Programme' supported by resources from 'White Rose Maths', 'NCETM' and the  DFe 'Ready to Progress' document to deliver the EYFS Maths Curriculum. In Year 1 and 2 we use 'The Curriculum Prioritisation Guidelines' supported by resources from 'White Rose Maths' and 'NCETM' to deliver the National Curriculum. We are also part of the Venn Essex Maths Hub 'Mastering Number Program.'