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Growing In Faith and Learning

'Growing in Faith and Learning' 'Life in all it's fullness' John 10:10

Welcome to St Leonard's CofE Primary School

I am delighted to welcome you to our website. I am proud to be the Headteacher at St. Leonard’s CofE Primary & Nursery School. We are located in the beautiful village of Wigginton and have a very strong community who are keen to support our school. Our strong Christian ethos underpins everything we do and everyone associated with our school is committed to helping our children ‘Grow in Faith and Learning’. Caroline Hall - Headteacher.


Curriculum Intent Statement


We provide a curriculum of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief. Learning is irresistible through the breadth of exciting curricular and extra-curricular opportunities provided for our pupils as well as the launches and celebrations planned for each of our themes. Inquisitiveness is encouraged by asking pupils to pose and answer their own ‘BIG’ questions and develop their spirituality. 


Achievement for all is high and individual talents are nurtured. Our curriculum is designed to enable our pupils to leave us as successful, independent learners and happy and confident individuals. Through our curriculum we aim to develop a generation of caring, responsible citizens that are excited by challenge, change and possibility.

Through the curriculum we promote a love of reading and demonstrate to pupils that Reading is key to their learning. Our curriculum immerses pupils in topics linked to high quality texts and reading for pleasure is highly encouraged.

We want our pupils and staff to ‘Live life in all its fullness’ (John 10:10) and to flourish in our care.

At St. Leonard's CE Primary School all class teachers are responsible for providing a curriculum that is suitable for all pupils in the class, including those with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities (SEND) with support from the SENCo. We have high expectations for all pupils and are committed to ensuring our curriculum complies with the Equality Act 2010 and the Special Educational Needs and Disability regulations 2014. We provide a fully inclusive learning environment for all pupils including those with SED. Additional information can be found on our Special Educational Needs Page. 


Many of these areas of study are taught through cross-curricular in topics. As well as meeting National Curriculum objectives we make sure our curriculum also includes a wow factor, plenty of opportunities for SMSC (Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural) development and regular references to British Values.