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St John Fisher Primary, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Sheffield
IMPORTANT - Y1 Phonics Screen Briefing [23rd April 2024] | School reopens for the start of Term 5 on  Monday 15th April 2024. We look forward to welcoming you all back! | Episode 3 of our SJF Healthy Minds podcast is available here.   | Y1 Phonics Screen Workshop 23-04-24 | 3.30pm | Y6 classroom | Childcare provided | All Y1 parents/carers invited | Resurrection Mass 2024 | Led by Y5 |10.00am | Friday 19th April 2024 | Our Lady of Lourdes | All welcome!   | Congratulations to the children of St George's House, our Term 4 champions!  | Catholic Schools Inspection (March 2024), please click here. | Hallam Bridge (March) Newsletter | Please click here   | Be Safe Be Happy Week: Free smoke alarms supplied and installed by South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue | Call: 01142532341 | Text: FREE to 87023 | Email: | Latest Newsletters: Click here | Automatic Alerts: tick the boxes and leave your email address to get automatic calendar reminders and news alerts from the different classes. Your family and friends across this country and the world can do the same!  | Our School Office is open between 8.30am and 4.30pm
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We are proud of our SJF curriculum and the wide range of experiences we offer to children of all ages. We have a clear focus on developing intellectual, physical and spiritual creativity.

There is more information in our termly curriculum overviews​ for parents/carers, curriculum maps, directories and policies all available in the curriculum section. 


Our SJF curriculum aims to provide an exciting curriculum that:

  • enthuses, engages and motivates all children
  • fosters and encourages natural curiosity, enquiring minds and deep enthusiasm for learning
  • enables each child to thrive and achieve their full potential
  • empowers children to develop resilience and courage
  • embeds, in all children, the attitudes and behaviours necessary for them to be lifelong learners

we aim to provide a safe and secure environment that enables all children to work and play and be encouraged to develop moral values and healthy respect for others.

Our curriculum aims to:  

  • facilitate positive links to our children’s cultural backgrounds and heritage
  • foster strong links between home and school, rooted in the conviction that parents/carers are the first educators, so that we enable, encourage and support them to be active in their children’s school lives and learning
  • provides our children with an education that gives them with a solid foundation for the rest of their lives that enables them to grow to be happy and confident citizens, respectful of themselves and others – and with the personal qualities necessary to drive them forwards in the pursuit of their dreams and ambitions, including confidence, courage motivation and resilience.