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Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Primary School - 'Better Never Stops!'
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The learning community at Our Lady's recognises we all have strengths, and that we learn best through 'real-life experiences' including visits to topic related sites, in-school events and the use of a variety of resources, including ICT.

Our Curriculum meets all the requirements of NC2014 (, and is based on a creative and cross curricular approach advocated by Cornerstones (

As there are currently mixed age classes at OLQOH, the Cornerstones Curriculum is taught over a two year cycle:
  Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Year 1/2 Cycle A
Bright Lights Big City
Paws, Claws and Whiskers
 Dinosaur Planet
The Scented Garden
Land Ahoy
Beach Combers
Year 1/2 Cycle B Memory Box
Splendid Skies
Towers, Tunnels and Turrets
Super Heroes
Rio De Vida
Year 3/4 Cycle A Tribal Tales
Gods and Mortals
Heroes and Villains
Mighty Metals
Traders & Raiders
Misty Mountain
Year 3/4 Cycle B
I Am Warrior
Burps, Bottoms and Bile
Year 5/6 Cycle A Allotment
Frozen Kingdom
Peasants, Princes and Pestilence
Beast Creator
Year 5/6 Cycle B A Child's War
Tomorrow's World
Time Traveller
Hola Mexico

These topics have been carefully selected to ensure full curriculum coverage.

We support our children through Quality First Teaching (QFT), careful assessment (using the Target Tracker system - and a constant dialogue between children, staff and parents, with our aim being to develop resilient, collaborative and creative thinkers.

As we currently have some mixed age classes, our Curriculum is taught on a two year cycle, with all subject areas having both a Leader & Link Governor.  As a Catholic School, we follow the 'Come & See' RE Curriculum (

For more information on what we teach and how we teach it, please email our Senior Assistant Head Teacher, Jan Miles -