The Northern Ireland Curriculum aims to empower young people to develop their potential and to make informed and responsible choices and decisions throughout their lives.

Our basic intention is to help each child realise his/her maximum potential within a Catholic School Environment.



Areas of Learning

  • Language and Literacy (Phonics)
  • Mathematics and Numeracy
  • The Arts (Art and Design, Drama, Music)
  • The World Around Us
  • Personal Development and Mutual Understanding
  • Physical Education


Skills and Capabilities

At the heart of the curriculum lies an explicit emphasis on the development of skills and capabilities for lifelong learning and for operating effectively in society.  Through opportunities to engage in active learning contexts across all areas of the curriculum, children should progressively develop.


Cross-Curricular Skills:

ü        Communication

ü        Using Mathematics

ü        Using Information and Communications Technology


Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities:

ü        Thinking, Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

ü        Self Management

ü        Working with Others

ü        Managing Information

ü        Being Creative





St Annes Primary School

St Annes Primary School 
Upper Nassau Street, Derry City BT48 0EY
Telephone:     028 71263046
FAX:              028 71374227