The curriculum is designed to give all children a broad, balanced and relevant education, which enables them to develop as enthusiastic, active and competent learners acquiring the knowledge, skills and understanding to allow them to grow up in today’s world leading a full and active life.
The school’s ethos places emphasis on the individual and aims to encourage development in academic, physical, spiritual, moral and cultural aspects of the ‘whole child’.
As well as providing a wide range of academic subjects, the school seeks to introduce each child to a large variety of sports, performing arts, activities and challenges enabling him or her to discover, through experience, hidden talents and preferences with a view to future specialisation.
I hope St. Michael’s pupils will leave us having achieved the very best they are capable of, having found out what it is that they love and are good at, having learned to challenge themselves and to value other people.
As well as providing a wide range of academic subjects, the school seeks to introduce each child to a large variety of sports, activities and challenges enabling him or her to discover, through experience, hidden talents and preferences with a view to future specialisation.
Every child from Reception upwards are allocated to one of four Houses, which compete against each other in sports, performing arts, general knowledge, spelling and in collecting House points for effort. Particular emphasis is placed upon good manners, care, consideration and courtesy.
Trips and Activities
The curriculum is enriched and enhanced by numerous trips and visits as Jersey has an array of museums, cultural sites of interest and environmental locations which bring alive learning for the children.
In the Trinity Term the school runs an Activities’ Week, which takes Years 6, 7 and 8 to different locations in France and Year 5 take part in island-based activities.