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Year 5 visit the ThinkTank

Friday, 16 November 2018

Year 5 in the lab!

On Friday 16th November the children from Year 5 visited the ThinkTank in Birmingham.

During the visit the children went in to the lab and took active parts in conducting a wide range of experiments – they even wore special lab coats!

The children had a wonderful day creating slime, looking at reversible and irreversible changes and even completing a bogey challenge!


Reception visit the Church

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Children listening carefully to Father.

On Monday 16th July the children from Reception class went on a visit to our Church in Dudley – Our Blessed Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury.

The children walked to the church and then spent sometime looking around the church at the font, stained glass windows and artwork, the Stations of the Cross and listening to Father Emmanuel.

The children really enjoyed spending time with Father Emmanuel at the Church – thank you Father!

Year 4 visit Cadbury World

Friday, 13 July 2018

Year 4 at Cadbury World

On Friday 13th July the children from Year 4 visited Cadbury Wold as part of their History topic learning about the Mayan civilisation.

The children had a lovely day learning about the Mayans and were very surprised about some of the facts about the ancient civilisation – they also enjoyed sampling some of the chocolate too!

Year 5 and 1 hold their gathering in Church

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Year 5 and 1 in church together!

On Thursday 12th July the children from Year 5 and 1 walked to the church together to hold their Prayer Partner Gathering.

The school Mission Team thought it would be a lovely idea to go on trips with their prayer partners so the children thought it would be nice to hold their gathering in Church so they could walk together, pray together and take extra time to look around the church together too.

The children had a wonderful time, one child commented, “Going to Church made our gathering extra special and I really enjoy praying with my prayer partner.”

Year 3 visit the Thinktank

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Year 3 on their trip!

On Wednesday 4th July the children from Year 3 went on their class Summer Term trip to the ThinkTank in Birmingham.

The children had a lovely day looking at experiments, how things work and looking around the various exhibitions.

Everyone was very well-behaved and had a lovely day!

Year 1 visit Hatton Adventure World

Friday, 29 June 2018

Year 1 enjoying the sunshine!

On Friday 29th June the children from Year 1 enjoyed the beautiful weather during their trip to Hatton Adventure World.

The children had a wonderful day seeing the animals, looking at farm equipment and of course playing and exploring the many wonderful attractions.

The children all has a wonderful time!

Reception Visit Wonderland

Friday, 22 June 2018

Reception having fun on their trip!

On Thursday 21st June the children from Reception class went on their summer term trip to Wonderland in Telford.

The children had a wonderful time celebrating Fairy Tale week, completing lots of fairy tale activities and also listened to a story read by one of their favourite characters!

The children all had a lovely time!

Year 2 visit Twycross Zoo

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Getting up close to the animals!

On Friday 15th June Year 2 had a fantastic time at Twycross Zoo.

They loved watching and learning about the animals they have there, especially the monkeys.

Year 2 were lucky to be able to learn about habitats of animals around the world with Nicky. She even let us look at and stroke a chinchilla and a giant cockroach.

There was a brilliant park to play on too before we came home. Year 2 had a great day!

Oscott College

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Year 6 children in church

On Monday 18th June the children from Year 6 visited Oscott College.

During the day the children took part in a range of prayful activities and had time for reflection – the children thought about the Sacrament of Confirmation which they are to receive in July and what it means to them.

The children also finished their visit by taking part in Mass with children from other schools.

One child commented, “I really enjoyed the visit, it was informative, prayful and very interesting.”

Year 5 visit ThinkTank

Friday, 18 May 2018

Year 5 making rockets

On Friday 18th May Year 5 went on a class trip to the ThinkTank in Birmingham as part of their Science topic.

The children had a lovely day which included making rockets and then launching them!

The children had a fantastic time and learned lots!