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Year 2’s special assembly

Friday, 17 January 2020

Year 2’s assembly

On Friday 17th January the children from Year 2 shared a special assembly all about the parable of The Good Samaritan.

The children acted out the story and reminded us of the compassion and love the Samaritan showed towards the Jewish man who had been injured and how this is an example for us to follow in our daily lives.

One Year 5 child said, “The assembly reminds me to love everyone like family and to be kind.”

Well done to everyone in Year 2, you did a brilliant assembly!

Year 6 lead a Prayer Partner Gathering

Thursday, 16 January 2020

Year 6’s gathering

On Thursday 16th January the children from Year 6 hosted a special gathering for their prayer partners in Year 3.

Year 6 thought very carefully about the gathering to make it very reflective and a time of prayer and peace.  The children chose readings, created a lovely display and wrote beautiful prayers to share.

Thank you Year 6 for all of your thoughtfulness.

Year 5 lead Mass

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Year 5’s altar display

On Tuesday 14th January the children from Year 5 led our whole school Mass in school which was celebrated by Father Peter.

It was a lovely uplifting Mass and Year 5 really helped us to understand the Gospel by acting and sharing very thoughtful prayers and readings.

Thank you Year 5!

Year 6 lead Mass

Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Year 6’s prayer display

On Tuesday 7th January Fr Louis, accompanied by Father Peter, celebrated the first Mass of the year in school with the help of the children from Year 6.

Year 6 led the readings, prayers and acting to help us be even closer to Jesus.  Year 6 reminded us of the values of being compassionate and Loving which are our focus this half term.

Thank you Year 6!

Celebrating Epiphany

Monday, 6 January 2020

Our completed Nativity scene

On Monday 6th January during our first Gospel Assembly of the year we shared the Epiphany Gospel reading and then completed our Nativity scene by adding the three Wise Men to the stable.

A lovely way to start the new year in school – Happy New Year!

Jesse Tree Complete!

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Our completed Jesse Tree

On Wednesday 18th December we shared the carols and the readings from our Carol Service in Church with the rest of the school.

It was a lovely end to the term in school and which also saw the completion of the Jesse Tree as the final symbol of Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus was added.

Merry Christmas everyone!

Equality Wins!

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Our Equality House Captain!

Big congratulations to everyone who is in Equality!

On Wednesday 18th December we revealed that this terms winning house with the most house points gained since September was Equality!

Well done Equality!

Mission Award Winners

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Our Mission Award winners

During our merit assembly on Wednesday 18th December the Mission Team awarded the mission award medals for this half term.

The Mission Team were over whelmed with entries and took the job of looking though the applications very seriously!  We also had a big number of repeat applications from children who have already been awarded the Mission Medal for their year group but continue to live out the mission of our school!

Well done everyone!

Carol Service in Church

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Our service in Church

On the evening of Tuesday 17th December lots of children and their families gathered at Our Blessed Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury Church to celebrate the Nativity.  Children from the school read and acted out the Nativity and everyone joined in with singing some beautiful songs and carols.

It was a lovely event and both Fr Louis and Sr Bridget enjoyed seeing the children acting, reading and sharing the true meaning of Christmas.

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us.

Mission Team Decides

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Some of our Mission Team at work!

On Tuesday 17th December the children from the Mission Team met together to look through the Mission Award applications for this half term.

The Mission Team looked very carefully at all of the applications and the winners will be awarded their medals on our final merit assembly of 2019 on Wednesday!