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Category Archives: Catholic Life

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.

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

Judaism Day

Today we had a day in school where we learnt about different aspects of Judaism. Year 2 learnt about Shabbat. We made information leaflets about Shabbat. In the afternoon we had our own Shabbat feast. We ended the day in the hall hearing what every class had been doing on Judaism day. We all learnt such… Continue Reading

God Squad 2018

On Wednesday our friends from the Vineyard church came to school. They worked with Key Stage 2 looking at making ‘God Swaps’. We swapped our sorrows and worries for God’s love and joy. This was the launch of our God Squad for this term. In the lunchtime group we will look for times in the… Continue Reading

Open The Book 2018

The Open The Book team have returned to St. Lawrence’s. They visit school each Tuesday and act out  a story from the Bible to Key Stage 1 and then to Key Stage 2. Each session ends with a prayer and a reflection. The first story was the story of Creation. Continue Reading


The Reception children have worked hard learning the songs and words for their end of term performance of Noah. What a fantastic end to  their first full year in school. They were a credit to their families as they sang their hearts out – enthusiasm made up for any lack of tunefulness! IMG_0944 Continue Reading

Year 5 Class Liturgy

Year 5 had their last class liturgy this morning. It was lovely to see lots of parents, who came along to support the children. The children planned the four parts of the liturgy: Gather, The Word, Response and Going Forth. They had lots of lovely ideas about how to share our learning from our Stewardship topic. We… Continue Reading