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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Buddy Liturgy: We are all special to God

The Y6 Buddies helped lead our Liturgy today which celebrated the uniqueness of each child and how special we all are to God. The Buddies told us some of the favourite activities the children have developed in school and how that shows their individuality and ‘specialness’ to God. The children were all very prayerful throughout the Liturgy and were very proud that lots of families were able to join us.

Football Latest

Our school football team continue to be busy and are improving each game. We played out a hard fought Thursday night match against Hotspur Primary which ended in a 2-2 draw in a see saw affair. This Wednesday (24 October) we played three matches. We lost narrowly to St Bernadette’s and Sacred Heart, losing 2-1… Continue Reading

Teddy Bear Hospital Visit Year 2

The Teddy Bear Hospital made a visit to Year 2 on Wednesday 24th October as part of Year Two’s Science work about keeping our bodies healthy. Everyone brought in their favourite teddy bear and we all enjoyed taking part in the workshop activities. We learnt about healthy eating, keeping clean, germs and how to look after our teddy… Continue Reading

Literacy Workshop in Year 2

Year 2 invited parents to take part in a Literacy workshop. This was part of Year Two’s Literacy Unit about Poetry. Parents worked with their children to devise and perform poems about fireworks. It was an exciting afternoon with some wonderful poetry performances! Continue Reading

Mary’s Meals

To celebrate the end of The Year of Mercy The St Lawrence’s Mini Vinnies led a whole school collection of school bags and supplies for the charity: Mary’s Meals. We collected 24 backpacks in total. Well done this was an excellent effort and the back packs are now parcelled up and sent off to Africa. Continue Reading

Year 3 visit to Broxfield Farm

Year 3 had a wonderful time today at Broxfield farm in Northumberland. We started the day by feeding some cows and learning different facts, including different types and names of cows. We then ventured into the fields and saw learnt how a combine harvester cuts the ears of wheat ready to be processed. We had… Continue Reading

Y3 visit to Hancock Museum

We had a wonderful day today at the Hancock Museum for both our humanities and science topics. For science we explored the precious gemstones section of the museum and also enjoyed a rocks and minerals workshop. For humanities we explored the early prehistoric section of the museum and completed activities relating to Stone Age to… Continue Reading

The RVI visit Year 2

Amanda; a play specialist from the RVI,  visited Year 2 today as part of our science work. We found out what it is like to go into hospital; it looks like a fun experience! We enjoyed looking at x-rays and also dressing up as doctors and nurses. We learnt how to use a stethoscope to… Continue Reading

Tea Party preparation!

The Reception children are looking forward to the Tea Party on Thursday. They made chocolate crispies this morning – yummy. The children were very enthusiastic about the mixing and stirring. Filling the cup cases was a bit of a challenge at times! Continue Reading