St Vincent's Catholic Primary School

“How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!”
Psalm 133.1

Category: Lower KS2

Feast of the Ascension

On Thursday 26th May, the whole school celebrated the Feast of the Ascension. Classes in LKS2 walked to Sacred Heart Church to celebrate with Fr Eugene and the parishioners. They

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Utopia adventures in Athens

By Miriam Ridge, St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School, Barnet Utopia in Athens Following our visits to partner schools in Europe and our successful hosting of partner representatives from: Belgium, Bulgaria,

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LKS2 Terrific Teeth

As part of Lower Key Stage 2’s latest project on how we can teach others about staying fit and healthy, children were given the wonderful opportunity to hear from a

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LKS2 Finished Spring Project

The spring term project for LKS2 looked at the Vincentian value of ‘We do not judge others’. We focused on the driving question, “Can we judge a book by its

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Stations of the Cross

Each Friday in Lent, children across the school have had the opportunity to pray the Stations of the Cross. The children were guided through the Passion of Christ by Sycamore

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Free Workshop

Download and fill in the registration form if you would like to attend this free workshop. Email the school office and ask Miss Scelsi for any support if needed.

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LKS2 have been sewing!

The children in year 3 and 4 have been learning how to do a running stitch and a cross stitch. As part of their project based learning, they have been

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Curriculum Intent

At St Vincent’s it is our INTENT is to enable ALL children to thrive through the opportunities we provide them with, in order to:

Curriculum Context

St Vincent’s is a 1.5 form entry school with 285 children ranging from 4 -11. Children come predominantly from the parishes of Sacred Heart in Mill Hill and St Anthony’s in Edgware.

Children come from a diverse range of socio-economic backgrounds, speak 17 different languages and hail from 26 different ethnic groups. The curriculum we present, and promote, to the children is an endeavour to reflect these differences by providing opportunities to explore the different countries, languages and customs our children are part of through the projects they investigate. We have looked closely at the context of our school, the backgrounds of the children and how life is for a child growing up in North London today. We have used the underlying principles of our Catholic Faith and the example of our namesake St Vincent to create a set of values which lie at the heart of our curriculum.

We are aware of the changing nature of society and the pressures faced by young children as they enter the next stage of their education. The rise in Mental Health related issues has been widely documented across the media. Therefore, issues such as internet safety and the enormous impact across society of social media are at the forefront of our minds when planning our curriculum. With the current worldwide concerns relating to Covid 19, racial justice, equality and diversity, as well as gender and economic background, we feel it is our duty to prepare the children through a concerted focus on building independence, resilience and communication skills linked to our Vincentian Values.