"I co-operate with others in work and play."
Statement to Live By – 19.3.18
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It is my privilege to welcome you to the family of St Philip Neri RC Primary School…
…which is so much more than just a school; we are a hub of education, faith and community, which welcomes all and strives to develop the unique, God-given gifts and talents of all our pupils. Our school has developed a set of core values of ‘Love, Trust and Respect’ which underpin all the work we do. These values have an impact on all we do, they help to deepen your child’s choices in relation to themselves, the communities from which they are part of and the wider world.
I hold a strong belief in the power of education to change children’s lives and the right of every child to receive an excellent education. Children are recognised as individuals and their unique personality, talents and interests are nurtured and developed to the full. At St Philip Neri we develop the whole child and provide opportunities for them to flourish within and beyond the classroom. The strong partnership we develop between parents and school enables children to achieve success.
I trust that you will recognise how special our school and parish community is here at St Philip Neri’s and I look forward to sharing a bright future together with you and your family.
Mrs V Douglass (Head Teacher)
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School News and Updates
Thank you to everyone who donated or attended our very successful Christmas Fair. It was a fabulous occasion which was enjoyed by all. There was so much to eat and enjoy, from delicious cakes, scones and not forgetting the turkey sandwiches, to the tombola, sweet...
On Thursday our fabulous choir sang their hearts out at Aldi and St Oswald’s Charity shop. They had a new repertoire of Christmas songs which were delivered with gusto under the super tutelage of our new Choir Master, Mrs Kendrick. The choir delighted shoppers...
This week we enjoyed our Christmas Lunch, prepared by our fantastic cook Mrs Moore. The hall was not the only thing decorated as there was a tasty biscuit treats too! Everyone pulled their cracker and tucked into a lovely dinner, including all the trimmings! It was...
The long awaited Chapel window is complete. Mrs Coleman along with last years Year 6 pupils working hard planning and constructing the window. It has been loving put together and completed by Mrs Coleman and it looks fantastic now that it is in place. It will make a...
This Advent the Mini Vinnies have been thinking about how some people in our community may be feeling sad, lonely or sick. They decided to make some Christmas cards to show that someone is thinking of them at this time of year. Some of the cards will be sent to...
During this season of Advent, children in Reception and Year 1, will have the opportunity to take home a Travelling Crib for a night. The crib consists of a Nativity Scene, candle, book and a guidance leaflet. We hope you are able to take time to share this together,...
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The Governors and Staff would like to thank parents for the efforts they have made to ensure that their children have consistently good attendance. Attendance over the last 2 years has been above 96% which is very good. The Government expects attendance of at least 95%, but many children in our school have excellent attendance (98 – 100%). They are keen to be in school and don’t want to miss any of the interesting and exciting opportunities for learning on offer.
- Reception 96.7%
- Year 2 93.9%
- Year 4 97.8%
- Year 6 97.8%
- Year 1 95.7%
- Year 3 91.8%
- Year 5 98.8%
- Whole School 95.9%
Living and Learning Together with a Joyous Heart
Mrs V Douglass – Head Teacher
T: 0191 460 4378
Mrs McKie – School Business Manager
School Number 390 3330