Countries of the Term
Click on the links below
Country of the Term
No child should be expected to cast off the language and culture of the home as he crosses the school threshold, nor to live and act as
though school and home represent two totally separate and different cultures which have to be kept firmly apart. The curriculum should reflect many elements of that part of his life, which a child lives outside school. Bullock Report (1975).
The children at St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School come from a range of backgrounds. As a multi cultural school it is vital that we prepare children to grow up making a positive contribution to society.
The aim is to teach the importance of learning about each other in order to build positive relationships, understanding and respect.
Over the past couple of years we have celebrated many languages spoken at our school during Language of the Term. From the New Year we will change our approach.
Instead of one particular language we will celebrate one special country. We will learn about the cultures, traditions, food and languages.