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Category Archives: Catholic Life

Christmas Collective Worship

The Reception children  have talked about how Christmas is a time to share love and peace with each other and our families. The children each took a turn to hang a little knitted Christmas Stocking on our class Christmas Tree and to say a prayer for a member of their family.

God Bless you all at Christmas time.

Mini Vinnie OAP Party

St Lawrence’s Mini Vinnie group invited their relatives and people of the parish to a Christmas Coffee Morning. It was a fantastic morning and it was so well attended. The OAPs were entertained by Miss O’Hare and the St Lawrence’s choir. The choir were accompanied on piano ¬†by David Hamilton and St Lawrence’s music ensemble. Continue Reading

Visit to Church

The Reception children went to visit St Lawrence’s Church today. They were very interested in all the different statues and pictures around church and asked lots of interesting questions. We also used the opportunity to finish our topic about Baptism by pretending to baptise Jess, our class toy. The children took the roles of parents… Continue Reading

Service of light

We held a Service of Light in school today to remember all who have died in our families and in our school community. We gathered around our Tree of Light where we hung the names of our loved ones. The service was led by Father Rooke. We carried out a candle to remember everyone who… Continue Reading

Year 1 Baptism Liturgy

Today Year 1 held a class liturgy to celebrate the end of their topic on Baptism. They invited their parents and grandparents in to share it. Everyone was involved in preparing the liturgy – some children set up the focal area, some children offered their work, some children read and all children took forth a… Continue Reading

Mini Vinnie commissioning

Fifteen Key Stage Two children were commissioned as Mini Vinnies today. Michael Willcock from The SVP led the service. The Mini Vinnies were well supported by their parents. We look forward to seeing what wonderful work the Mini Vinnies are planning to do this year. 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