Our Curriculum

Through our curriculum at St James’ CE Academy School, we aim to help all our pupils learn and achieve by developing:

  • an understanding of faith and diversity

  • enthusiasm for, and enjoyment of learning

  • enquiring minds and the ability to think creatively, rationally and critically

  • confidence and self esteem to enable life long learning

  • aspirations and motivation for future success

  • the basic skills, abilities and knowledge necessary for their whole lives, in work and leisure, so they become responsible and caring citizens who make a positive contribution to their local community, the city of Kingston upon Hull and beyond

  • the ability to work, both independently and co-operatively, with concentration and perseverance

  • a clear sense of right and wrong

  • the ability to make informed choices, manage risk and to cope with change and adversity

  • an appreciation of the efforts and achievements of others

  • the ability to form worthwhile relationships based on respect for themselves and others at home, school and in the community

Explore our curriculum

I particularly enjoy RE as I like learning more about God and Jesus, there is more and more to learn every day.

Matilda, Year 6

My favourite subject is maths because it is fun as well as challenging!

Lily-Grace, Year 6

I love the exciting trips that we go on, they make me think about the future and my future career.

Olivia, Year 6

I learn something new every day, then I like to go home and do more research, particularly about out topic.

Cailen, Year 5

The books we read in school have inspired me to read more at home; I really enjoy reading every day.

Jack, Year 5

St James is like one big family, we look after each other and I feel safe here.

Millie, Year 5