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Archive for April, 2019

First Holy Communion Retreat Day

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Year 3 during their retreat

On Tuesday 30th April the children from Year 3 took part in a First Holy Communion Retreat Day with Dan Callow as part of their preparation of receiving the Sacrament of First Holy Communion in May.

The children had a lovely day exploring the meaning behind the special Sacrament and how they can prepare themselves fully to receiving Jesus in the Eucharist.

Well done Year 3!

Bikeability

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Year 5 out on the road

On Tuesday 30th April the children from Year 5 took part in advanced cycle training which involved going out of school on their bikes and cycling safely on the roads around school.

The children took part so sensibly and listened carefully to all of the safety advice given by the Bikability Instructors.

Well done Year 5!

Year 6 lead Mass

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Year 6’s St George display

On Tuesday 30th April the children from Year 6 lead our whole school Mass in school celebrated by Father Louis.

The children did a great job of preparing the readings, display, acting and writing their own bidding prayers.

The theme of the Mass was St George as we celebrated his feast day today!

Well done Year 6!

Year 6 act out The Stations of the Cross

Friday, 12 April 2019

Year 6 acting out the Stations of the Cross

On Friday 12th April to complete our Holy Week assemblies it was the turn of the children from Year 6 to act out the Stations of the Cross.

The children did a very special and  respectful job or showing Jesus’ final journey to the Cross where he was crucified, the children read and acted beautifully.

A lovely way to complete Holy Week in our school – thank you Year 6.

Year 4’s Prayer Partner Gathering

Friday, 12 April 2019

The children during their special gathering

On Friday 12th April the children from Year 4 prepared and shared a special gathering with their prayer partners from Year 2.

Year 4 prepared beautiful music and readings to share with their prayer partners and Year 2 really appreciated all of the effort they had gone to.

Well done Year 4!

House Winners

Friday, 12 April 2019

Our house captain!

During our end of term assembly on Friday 12th April we congratulated our house winners for this term.

It was a very close contest with all of the teams scoring well over 8000 house points!  However, it was Forgiveness who collected the most house points and received the house cup dressed in their colours!

Well done Forgiveness!

Amazing Attendance

Friday, 12 April 2019

Our medal winners!

On Friday 12th April during our end of term merit assembly we congratulated all the children who have had good attendance or 100% attendance for both the Spring term and the Autumn and Spring Term.

The children who have achieved 100% attendance for both the Autumn and Spring terms received a special attendance medal – and there were nearly 50 children!

An Amazing achievement!

Sensational Spellings

Friday, 12 April 2019

Our spelling winners!

During our end of term merit assembly on Friday 12th April we congratulated our spelling winners for this half term.

Each week children who achieve full marks in their spelling test get to put a raffle ticket into a special spelling jar.  Once every half term a winner from the jar in drawn and they receive a £5 gift voucher!

Well done the winners for this half term!

Lunchtime Competition

Friday, 12 April 2019

Our winners!

On Friday 12th April during our merit assembly the prizes were given out to the winners of the lunchtime colouring competition run by our school meals service at Bishop Milner.

The children all had the opportunity to enter the colouring completion and it was a hard decision but we congratulated the winners, who all received an Easter Egg, chosen by Trudy the Head Cook.

Well done children!

Year 6 celebrate their class Saint

Friday, 12 April 2019

Year 6 celebrating!

On Friday 12th April the children from Year 6 came to school in their own clothes in celebration of their class saint!  Year 6’s class saint is Saint Bernadette whose feast day was celebrated on Tuesday 16th April.

The children enjoyed learning even more about Saint Bernadette on their special day and also enjoyed coming to school in their own clothes!

Happy Saint’s Day Year 6!