What is taught in St. Teresa’s

What is taught?

The curriculum develops in each child a desire to learn, and all children have access to this at a level appropriate to their ability.

Our aim is to offer a diverse and balanced curriculum which helps foster each child’s full potential and individuality. Our teachers plan their work, use a variety of teaching methods and approaches, monitor and assess Pupils’ work and progress effectively and evaluate what they do.

The primary school curriculum comprises:

The curriculum for each stage is set out in six areas of learning. Although the areas of learning are set out separately teachers will, where appropriate, integrate learning across the six areas to make relevant connections for children.

Six Areas Of Learning

Language & Literacy

Mathematics & Numeracy

The Arts

The World Around Us

Personal Development & Mutual Understanding

Physical Education

We provide a variety of experiences for the spiritual growth and development of each child, such as:

  • Class Prayer
  • Assemblies
  • School Masses
  • Preparation for the Sacraments of First Penance
  • Preparation for First Holy Communion
  • Preparation for Confirmation
  • Visits to the Church
  • Carol Services
  • Christmas and Easter celebrations
  • Raising awareness for those less fortunate through charitable work

Any parent who wishes to have their child withdrawn from religious education classes or celebrations should inform the Principal and appropriate arrangements will be made for them.

Extra-Curricular Activities

The school organises After School Clubs throughout the year. 

A variety of activities are offered to Pupils in years 1-7. 

The range of clubs includes: 

ICT Club

Soccer

Gaelic

Rugby

Spanish

Cycling Proficiency

Drama

Music

Film Club

Homework Club

Breakfast Club

Mission Statement

We, in St. Teresa’s Primary School, aim to provide a happy, caring, secure and child-centred environment where each person is valued for their efforts and achievements.