Our Curriculum

We aim to make sure that all children experience 'expert' teaching, where learning is deep and profound, allowing pathways and connections in the brain to be made and retained.


At St. Thomas of Canterbury we value the abilities and achievements of all our pupils, and are committed to providing for each pupil, the best possible environment for learning. Inclusion is at the heart of St. Thomas of Canterbury School.


Children at Good Level of Development (GLD) when leaving Early Years foundation Stage (EYFS): 80.

Finance Reports

Please find the following finance reports for 2015.

Sports Premium

At St Thomas we use the Sports Premium Grant in three key areas; Physical Education, Healthy Active Lifestyles and Competitive sport. Please find details of our spending for 2015/16 covers.

Inspection Reports

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium is additional funding paid to schools in respect of their disadvantaged pupils. Please find details of our latest pupil premium report.

Class Blogs


At St Thomas of Canterbury Primary School the safety of all of our children is of paramount concern. The children have dedicated online safety lessons and there are regular reminders of how to stay safe online. 

The online safety policy is attached to this page. 

These are a few links to support any concerns:

  • Childline – 0800 1111 (a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything and get help)
  • UK Safer Internet Centre – to report and remove harmful online content and promote the safe and responsible use of technology for young people.
  • Childnet – Advice and resources for children, parents and carers on how to stay safe online
  • CEOP – Online Police support for making a report about online abuse
  • Internet Matters – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Net-aware – for support from the NSPCC for parents/carers
  • Parent Info – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Thinkuknow – Thinkuknow is the education programme from CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.
  • Common Sense Media – they rate movies, TV shows, books, APPs and more so parents can feel good about the entertainment choices they make for their kids. They offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based ratings and reviews

Online Safety Policy

WhatsApp Parent Factsheet

Youtube Parent Factsheet

Instagram Parent Factsheet

Tik Tok Parent Factsheet

House Party Parent Factsheet

Loot Boxes Parent Factsheet

Fortnite Parent Factsheet

Snapchat Parent Factsheet

Your Child's Screen time - Parent Guide

Youtube Kids Parent Factsheet

Safeguarding is at the heart of everything we do at St Thomas of Canterbury School. We all work together to safeguard every child in our school community. We all have a statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

Our Safeguarding Team

Safeguarding Lead - Louise Clements

Deputy Safeguarding Leads - Anne Wileman, Danielle Marples, Rachael Hanson & Matthew Richardson

SENCO- Dora Poulton

SENCO (IR)- Ellie Needham

Safeguarding Governor - Emma Chatten

Online Safety Lead - Matthew Richardson

Safeguarding at St Thomas of Canterbury School

Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) have developed a website to provide easily accessible and up-to-date safeguarding information for professionals, and for children, young people, families and members of the public. 

St Thomas of Canterbury School adopts every safeguarding policy made by Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) and they are available to view on the  Safeguarding Sheffield website.


You can also view a copy of our school Safeguarding Policy by clicking on the attached document at the bottom of this page.

On the 9th December 2020 the government and the DfE updated their statutory guidance- 'Working Together to safeguard Children'. The updated guidance is attached as a file at the bottom of this page. The rest of the updated guidance can be found here:


The Barnado's website provides key information for parents and carers related to recognising the signs of abuse and how to support and protect vulnerable children:

Barnado's Website 




Safeguarding Visitors Policy

Safeguarding Policies and Procedures

Whistleblowing Policy

Please see below our COVID catch up Premium for 2020/21.