The Governors, Principal and Teachers of Sacred Heart have a responsibility to deliver the Northern Ireland Curriculum, a broad and balanced curriculum aiming to give every child the opportunity to experience success in learning and achieve as high a standard as possible.
The School is organised into Key Stages as follows:
Each year group follows a curriculum specific to their Key Stage which allows them to fully develop their potential and to make informed and responsible choices and decisions. The learning opportunities provided through the Northern Ireland Curriculum should help young people to develop as:
The curriculum consists of six key Areas of Learning.
Underpinning these curricular areas is the development of Thinking Skills & Personal Capabilities which aim to prepare each child for lifelong learning and to help them operate effectively in society. The five key areas are:
Pupils within the school are taught Religious Education through the Alive-O and Growing in Love series. Pupils are rigorously prepared for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Holy Communion and Confirmation. Parents’ meetings are organised to fully facilitate this preparation and we are grateful for parents’ attendance at these. The school chaplain Father Robert Fleck works very proactively alongside pupils and parents to fully develop the spiritual growth of the pupils.
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