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Category Archives: Our School

First Holy Communion

Pentecost Sunday marked the beginning of our First Holy Communion Masses at St Lawrence’s church. Four of our children received the Blesses Sacrament for the first time in a beautiful Mass. We are so proud of how hard the children worked to prepare themselves, and the prayerfulness with which they approached this huge step in their faith. Two further First Holy Communion Masses will follow in the coming weeks.


Nursery Class Teacher Role

Nursery Class Teacher Role

Required for September 2024 St Lawrence’s Catholic Primary School is proudly a part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. At St Lawrence’s we live and learn in faith and love, through Jesus’ teachings.  Our school is a family where we support each other and strive to fulfil our full potential. The Local Governing Committee… Continue Reading

World Book Day 2024

We had a fabulous day celebrating books for World Book Day. Everyone read the book Barbara Throws a Wobbler, and learnt about the best way to manage our emotions. The children created excellent drawings and even cartoons around the themes of the book. We celebrated our Story in our Box competition entries. All of the… Continue Reading

Ash Wednesday: We begin our Lenten Journey

St Lawrence’s gathered together this afternoon together with some of the people of our parish and Father Jonathan to mark the beginning of Lent with a special Celebration of the Word. During the service Father Jonathan invited us to think about things that we might give up for Lent that we will try to never… Continue Reading

Autumn Term attendance winners

Congratulations to our attendance prize winners. Each winner’s attendance has been over 98% for the whole autumn term. We have given away bikes, skateboards, games, vouchers and special match day tickets for 13 January! Well done to all of the winners and their families for their excellent attendance. Continue Reading

Attendance prize winner at the match!

Attendance prize winner at the match!

Thanks to our friends at Byker Community Trust, school was able to offer a very special prize for our lucky attendance prize winner at the end of last half-term: tickets to St. James’ Park. What is more, they got to see Newcastle United’s triumphant 4-0 win over Crystal Palace. This fantastic experience was truly deserved,… Continue Reading