Curriculum Kernewek

Cornwall Agreed Syllabus 2011

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+ Special People, such as St Petroc, St Piran and the Cornish Saints

Special People are often grouped according to their contribution and achievements. Perhaps no group of people in Cornwall are as renowned for their influence and special qualities as the Cornish Saints. The significance of the Cornish Saints both in the past and today is evidenced by the sheer number of churches dedicated to them, settlements named after them and the early and continued presence of Christianity in Cornwall.

Whilst Key Stage 1 pupils may struggle to grasp how long ago the Cornish Saints brought their message to Cornwall they may learn how these special people changed the lives of the communities and places they encountered.

Pupils can consider what makes the Cornish Saints special and why these people are remembered today.