Catholic Life of the School

Red Nose Day 2019

On Friday 15th March everyone came to school in non-uniform to support the Red Nose Day Charity. There were lots of red noses and generous hearts! We raised lots of money for the charity, the total of which will be in the newsletter soon. Thank you to everyone who...

Lenten Crosses

The Mini Vinnies have been really busy over the past few weeks making unique Lenten crosses to sell as part of our alms giving for Lent. They went on sale this week at break times and were very popular. By Wednesday they had sold out! Some of the crosses were sent to...

Mini Vinnies Lenten Preparations

On Monday 4th March the Mini Vinnies led the school in a Lent Assembly. They told everyone all about what Lent means and about the signs and symbols.They also explained why we no longer say the Alleluia during Lent,so we rolled up and put our Alleluia away until...

Gifts

This month our prayer space has changed to 'Gifts'. The children were asked to think about how unique they are and how God has 'packaged' up gifts in them. They have been reflecting on their individual gifts and writing their name on a gift tag and placing it on the...

Friendship Flower

This January and February the children were asked to think about their friends. They reflected on who their friends were, who had supported them and what made a good friend.The children were invited to write the names of their friends and family, who they were...

Youth Friday Celebration

On Wednesday 6th February two pupils from Year 5 went to St Mary's Cathedral in Newcastle to represent our school in the Youth Friday Celebration Mass. It was led by Fr Donnelly who talked all about what a great job our Youth Mission Team (YMT) do in our diocese....

Mini Vinnies at Wallace House

After working very hard making some wonderful Christmas cards for the residents at Wallace House, a couple of Mini Vinnies along with Mrs Wright and Mrs Wiliams went along today to give them out. The staff and residents were overwhelmed with them. It was lovely to see...

Carols by Candlelight

It was Key Stage 2's Carols by Candlelight on Thursday in Church. We were honoured to have The Lord Mayor of Gateshead, Jill Green and Fr Leighton to watch the morning performance. The children told the story of the birth of Jesus using readings and carols. The...

Advent Liturgy Year 3

Year 3 celebrated the 3rd week of Advent with a liturgy themed around Joy. They thought about the joy Jesus' birth brought to everyone and reflected on  what brings them joy in their lives.

Mary’s Knitting! EYFS

This week our amazing EYFS performed their Nativity play "Mary's Knitting". They were incredible! They sang beautifully and told the story of Jesus' birth in such a lovely way. Mrs Pearce and Mrs Linfield and all the staff were very proud of them on both performances....

Christmas Jumper Day!

Today we all supported a great charity - Save the Children, by wearing our Christmas jumpers! Everyone who wore their jumper paid £1 and all the money went to the charity. It made the school feel very festive and brightened up everyone's day! We raised £117! Thank you...

Prickly Hay!

Key Stage 1 took to the stage on Wednesday and Thursday to perform their Nativity play "Prickly Hay!" The narrators read beautifully and the actors performed so well, everyone thought they were in that stable in Bethlehem! The singing was amazing and the dancing from...

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