Primary and Secondary Religious Education apply the Backward Mapping and Catholic Liberal Arts approaches to teaching and learning. In addition to this, the Primary RE Curriculum also employs the use of:


  • Montessori Principles
  • Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
  • Godly Play
  • Storytelling
  • Authentic Learning in the Early Years

Schools also incorporate elements of a school wide pedagogy which may include:

  • Deep learning 
  • High impact strategies
  • Learning intentions and success criteria
  • Explicit teaching of vocabulary
  • Comprehension strategies
  • Retrieval Practice
  • Critical, creative and reflective thinking
  • Visible learning
  • Inquiry learning
  • Project based learning
  • Student voice