Yearly Archives: 2015

Mass to commence The Holy Year of Mercy

On Tuesday 8th December the children in Years 2- 6 attended a very special Mass at Sacred Heart RC Church to commence the Holy Year of Mercy declared by Pope Francis. All of the children gathered in the narthex of the church as Father O’Kane blessed the Holy Doors with prayers,  holy water and incense… Read more »

Crib Competition

As part of our Advent preparations Father O’Kane invited the children in Key Stage 2 to design and make their own cribs. The children were very excited by the competition and had great fun thinking of interesting and innovative ideas including Lego, pasta,  Minecraft and lollipop stick cribs. The cribs were displayed in the Parish… Read more »

This weeks statement to live by

The statement to live by for this week is… When Jesus was asked which was the most important rule he said, “First, love God, Second, love everyone else as much as your self. These are the most important rules.

Our First Advent Mass

On Thursday the 3rd of December Father Patrick celebrated our first Advent Mass in the school hall and  Mrs Dungworth lit the first advent candle on our Advent wreath, During the mass children from Key Stage 2 did readings and children from Key Stage 1 presented the offertory.  

Advent Café

On Wednesday we were delighted to welcome parents/carers to our Advent Café, which was a lovely opportunity to share and reflect on God’s word as well as to come together at this special time of preparation.        

Year 3 Assembly

Well done Year 3 for a wonderful assembly on the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The children talked about the different parts of the sacrament and their own thoughts on what sin is. They wrote their own sorry prayers and told the story of Zacchaeus through drama, showing how Jesus changed the Tax Collector’s heart. Please pray… Read more »

Advent Promises

The children, this week, have all written out their Advent Promises – these are now displayed in the school hall, the children considered their CARITAS work on Family and Community and their promises are very thoughtful. Please do talk to your child about their Advent promise.

New fish tank in the Reception Area

We have some new fish in our reception area which the children have greatly enjoyed naming. The Nursery children in particular love looking at the tank when it is all lit up and watching the bubbles race up and down the glass as the fish swim past. Two children from year 4 have the important… Read more »

This weeks statement to live by

The statement to live by for this week is… Simple things can make me happy. A reading from the book of Ecclesiastes (11: 8 – 10)   It’s good to be alive When you are young and when you are old. No matter how long you live, There is always something you can find to… Read more »