Head Teacher’s Blog 15.7.19-19.7.19 End of the school year

Hi Everyone,

We have had a lovely last week of term – WELL DONE EVERYONE!

Year 6 enjoyed their Leavers Trip to ‘Inflatanation’ on Monday with lunch at Macdonald’s afterwards! We say a sad goodbye to our Year 6 children, they have been a wonderful class and we will miss them. WELL DONE YEAR 6 AND GO LUCK IN YOUR HIGH SCHOOLS! We say to everyone who leaves St Bernard’s that St Bernard will always be with them on their journey and he will!

The Y6 Leavers Mass on Wednesday was beautiful and lovely to see so many parents and family members there. The Year 6 children led the Mass so well and made it so special for everyone. My thanks to all of them, Mrs Grant, Miss Settle and especially Fr Morrough.

Vincent our winning House of the Year enjoyed their treat yesterday afternoon and were fantastic!

Today we had our final assembly of the year we awarded the children who have had 100% this year – FANTASTIC! We also presented Miss Turner with her gifts and said our farewell to s SUPER teacher! I know you will join me in giving your good wishes and prayers with mine to wish her every success and happiness at St William of York RC primary school.

Sporting News

We had a brilliant Sports Awards assembly yesterday and it was great to acknowledge and celebrate all our sporting participation and success this year. WELL DONE to EVERYONE!

Special thanks to Mrs Spencer/PE Leader, Mrs Maguire and Mr Fenton/Coach for their dedication and support over the year.

Staffing News

  • Miss Shaw will be joining us in September as our new Class 1 teacher. She has been to visit over the last couple of weeks and she is raring to go so we look forward to seeing her in September.
  • We have just appointed a new Teaching Assistant for KS1 due to a review of pupil need across the school. Mrs Kay will be joining us as  new Teaching Assistant based in Class 2 and Miss Knowles will now be based in the Reception class.

2019 School Results

Reception percentage of children attaining a ‘Good Level of Development’          83%

Y1 phonics screening pass rate                 93%

KS1/Y2 SATs (percentage of children meeting the expected standard at the end of KS1)

Reading              77% 

Writing               70%

Maths                   73%

KS2/Y6 SATs (percentage of children meeting the expected standard at the end of KS2)

Reading                  80%

Writing                   83%

Maths                     77%

We are delighted with these results and the children in those classes have worked so hard – WELL DONE!

Reminders for next week

Have a wonderful, happy, safe and enjoyable holiday everyone!

  • Please remember that the new autumn term starts on Wednesday 4th September

It has been a GREAT year and sincere thanks for your continued support, generosity and partnership. On behalf of all the staff heartfelt thanks for the beautiful cards and gifts, your generosity and thoughtfulness is overwhelming.

Your children are a privilege to have as members of our school family and even more of a privilege to teach them and be with them everyday in school – THANK-YOU!

We look forward to another brilliant year for 2019-2020!

God bless always and may the blessing St Bernard be with you all.

Mrs Doodson

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Head Teacher’s Blog 8.7.19-12.7.19

Hi Everyone,

WELL DONE to everyone for another GREAT week especially our Year 5 and Year 6 children who were AMAZING in their production ‘Aladdin Trouble’ on Wednesday!

The dress rehearsal on Monday was a bit flat but the performances on Wednesday were FANTASTIC! Great audiences too, so sincere thanks to all parents, grandparents and family members who came to watch. What a GREAT SHOW!

Mr McCabe and Miss Prunty from St Joseph’s came on Monday after school to deliver a ‘St Joseph’s Road show’ for Year 4 and Year 5 parents and children. This was well attended and the opportunity to find out more about St Joseph’s and ask any questions. Mr McCabe did say that if you would like to visit the school just contact them and there will be open evenings next term if you would like to attend. Thank-you to all who came and I hope you found it useful.

Year 1 and Year 2 children took part in an after-school enrichment activity on Wednesday and we awarded certificates in assembly on Friday for resilience, being a good team player and problem solving – BRILLIANT Y1 and Y2 WELL DONE!

Friday was our French Day and the children very much enjoyed their croissants! They also enjoyed the activities to further promote French as our modern foreign language. Tres bien everyone!

‘Bernie’s Got Talent’ winners joined me for lunch on Friday and we had a lovely time, they were a SUPER group! WELL DONE again to all our winners but to also say everyone who took part was super too!

Sporting News

Our Year 1 and Year 2 football teams had matches at Lostock on Monday after school and played well – GREAT team spirit! WELL DONE Year 1 and Year 2!

Unfortunately the Year 5/6 netball tournament on Tuesday was cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

STARS OF THE WEEK

Reception              Emmy and Isla

Year 1                      Alfie L and Portia

Year 2                     Jeyah and Summer

Year 3                     Dhruv and Izaac

Year 4                     Bobby and Eleanor

Year 5                     WHOLE CLASS FOR A BRILLIANT PRODUCTION

Year 6                     WHOLE CLASS FOR A BRILLIANT PRODUCTION

House results for half term, term and year  

House of the half term                    FRANCIS

House of the term                             VINCENT

HOUSE OF THE TERM                    VINCENT

WELL DONE to Vincent, they will enjoy a treat next Thursday!

End of year totals

Vincent     34,063

Hedwig     32,023

Francis     30,763

Matilda     30,728

Ignatius    28,022

Malachy     27,612                 

WELL DONE to all Houses because the end of year totals were FANTASTIC!

Reminders for next week

  • Mon. – Y6 Leavers trip
  • Wed. – Y6 Leavers Mass, all welcome to attend.
  • Thurs. – Sports Awards assembly. Y6 swimming assessment and House of the Year treat in the afternoon.
  • Fri. – OWN CLOTHES (no donations), last day and early finish at 1.45pm.

This year seems to have absolutely flown and it has been a great year! There are always the ups and downs, challenges and sorrows but there are also the joys and success. We look forward to this last week together and hope it is a happy and rewarding one for all. We ask for St Bernard’s continued blessing and guidance as we approach the end of another school year.

God bless

Mrs Doodson

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Head Teacher’s Blog 1.7.19-5.7.19

Hi Everyone,

WELL DONE to everyone a GREAT week and a FANTASTIC SPORTS DAY! Thank-you for your patience as we had to use our reserve date of Tuesday this year. Unfortunately the weather is the one part of the day we cannot plan and following the rain the field conditions were too wet. We had a great afternoon on Tuesday and I was so impressed with how all the children participated, we hope you enjoyed it too!

‘Little Bernie’s Got Talent’ took place on Wednesday afternoon and it was a WONDERFUL show! Our Judges had a really tough job- there was so much talent and confident performances WELL DONE to everyone who took part! The winners all receive medal and we will having our celebration lunch on the 12th July.

Our new Reception children visited on Thursday morning, it was lovely to meet them all again and see them becoming familiar with their new surroundings. We look forward to welcoming them in September!

Our Year 6 children were busy with their Induction days at their new high schools on Thursday and Friday so all classes had a transition session in their new class on Thursday morning. Miss Shaw our new Class 1 teacher joined us and had the chance to meet the children and become familiar with our school and staff. Miss Shaw thoroughly enjoyed her visit and she will be coming again before the end of term.

I had the opportunity to join our Year 6 pupils at St Joseph’s on Friday afternoon for a special service and reflection. The children were great and it was lovely to join them with the staff from St Joseph’s and other primary Heads. WELL DONE Year 6!

The children enjoyed their visits to their new classes and looked very much at home as I popped to see them – WELL DONE EVERYONE!

Annual written reports for every child were sent home this week so I hope you were pleased with them. I was very impressed with them all when I read them and made my comments. WELL DONE EVERYONE!

Sporting News

Our Year 5 and 6 football team took part in the Canon Cup tournament on Tuesday and reached the semi-final– great play and team spirit –WELL DONE!

STARS OF THE WEEK

Reception              Elliott and Olivia

Year 1                      Jed and Joseph

Year 2                     Hevin and Neo

Year 3                     Lucas and Scarlett C

Year 4                     Ali and Evangeline

Year 5                     Cadence and Maddie

Year 6                     * No Stars this week due to Y6 being out on induction days

HOUSE OF THE WEEK                         

VINCENT

  • House points have now been closed for the year so we can add up the scores and announce half term and term winners and House of the Year.

Reminders for next week

  • Mon. – 3pm start Y4/5 ‘Roadshow’ from St Joseph’s High school in the hall. All Y4 and Y5 parents and children are welcome and the opportunity to find out about St Joseph’s.
  • Wed. – Y5 and Y6 performances of ‘Aladdin Trouble’ at 2pm and 6.30pm.
  • Wed. – After-school Enrichment activity for Y1 and Y2 until 4pm
  • Fri. – French Day: we will be running a French café and activities in class to promote French as the modern foreign language that we teach in KS2.

I focussed on the Feast of Ss Peter and Paul in my assembly on Monday and we talked about what great saints they are! We reminded ourselves that we can all be saints by living our lives for Jesus and doing his work in our world. I see children doing wonderful things every day by sharing, helping one another, smiling, being friendly and thinking of others before themselves – SUPER work everyone, keep it up!

We look forward to another GREAT week!

God bless

Mrs Doodson

 

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Head Teacher’s Blog 24.6.19-28.6.19

Hi Everyone,

WELL DONE to Year 3 who completed their swimming programme this week and were BRILLIANT! We have received excellent reports from Ladybridge swimming pool I think St Bernard’s are a firm favourite there! Thank-you Year 3 and well done again, all the children made progress so we will be awarding certificates when we receive them.

Year 5 enjoyed a design and technology ‘taster’ session at St Joseph’s High School on Monday morning and were all very pleased with the key rings they had made! Well done Year 5!

Every class covered their unit of work in our SRE programme ‘Journey in Love’ over the week and the children did very well. This is now completed, the programme is developmental and age appropriate so the children will cover the next unit next summer term.

‘Big Bernie’s Got Talent’ took place on Tuesday afternoon and it was a FANTASTIC show! Our Judges had a really tough job- there was so much talent and variety of acts. WELL DONE to everyone who took part! The winners all receive medal and we will having our celebration lunch on the 12th July.

Our new Reception children visited on Wednesday afternoon, it was lovely to meet them all and see them becoming familiar with their new surroundings. They will visit again this coming week on Thursday morning.

Class 2 enjoyed their history workshop on the ‘seaside’ as part of their topic work on Thursday afternoon. Lots of fun!

Governors had their summer term meeting on Thursday evening and the opportunity to review this term and the academic year. We said goodbye to Mrs Annette Harris who has been our Governor Services Clerk for the last 17 years! Annette has been wonderful to work with over the years and very loyal to our school, we will miss her but wish her well in her retirement.

Friday was our ‘Recycling Day’ requested by our School Council, it was a GREAT day! The children enjoyed all the activities and were keen eco warriors! I was totally impressed by the fantastic recycled art work and in Year 6 full outfits made from newspaper and card! Please look on our ‘Facebook’ page at the fantastic photos from the day!

Sporting News

Our Year 4 football team took part in a tournament on Monday and did well – great team spirit –WELL DONE!

Our Y5/6 Rounders team had a victory in their matches against St Columba’s school on Thursday. Again great team spirit – WELL DONE!

PSA News

The Summer Fair raised £1900 – FANTASTIC!

CONGRATULATIONS to the PSA for a great event and all money raised!

STARS OF THE WEEK

Reception              Adam and Holly

Year 1                      Alexander and Casey

Year 2                     Charlotte and Kadie

Year 3                     Bella and Jayden

Year 4                     Isaac and Jake

Year 5                     Missie and Ruby

Year 6                     Milo and George

HOUSE OF THE WEEK                         

VINCENT

Reminders for next week

  • Mon. – SPORTS DAY in the afternoon 1.30pm start. Reserve date is Tuesday 2nd July same time.
  • Wed. – Y6 reports to go home. ‘Little Bernie’s Got Talent’ show in the afternoon, whole school watching.
  • Thurs. – New Reception children for September to visit 9.30-11am
  • Thurs. and Friday: Y6 Induction days at new high schools.
  • Fri. – Reports home to parents Reception-Year 5.

We celebrated with the Sacramental Programme children in assembly this week as we focussed on the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Body of Christ. We talked about how important the eucharist is in our lives and a gift we can receive all our lives. It will be lovely for the Year 3 children who have just made their First Holy Communion to be able to receive the eucharist during our next Mass, the Y6 Leavers Mass on the 17th July. We keep those children and our Year 6 children especially in our prayers.

We look forward to another SUPER week!

God bless

Mrs Doodson

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Head Teacher’s Blog 17.6.19-21.6.19

Hi Everyone,

WELL DONE to Year 3 who completed their first week of the swimming programme! We have had great reports and the children are making good progress. They will continue this week to complete the whole programme.

More CONGRATULATIONS for Class 3 for Year 3 Sacramental Programme children who were FANTASTIC yesterday when they received their First Holy Communion. They all looked beautiful and were so reverent and sensible as they received this very special gift for the first time. The children have prepared well and took everything in their stride! We celebrated and prayed with them in assembly this morning. I reminded everyone that the Eucharist is a gift from Jesus that we can receive all our lives.

Thank-you to the parents who attended the SRE meeting on Wednesday. Mrs Grant and I shared the resources and talked through the programme for each year group. Every class will be covering their unit for the programme this coming week. We have used the programme successfully each year and it is delivered in a child friendly way and incorporates spiritual reflection and prayer. We find the children enjoy it and each year their knowledge is built upon to prepare them for the next stage of their lives. Your children may ask questions at home about aspects of the unit they are covering.

We are busy recruiting for our new Year 1 teacher for September so we will let you know when we have successfully appointed so we can introduce them!

We had a Quality Assurance visit on Thursday requested by Governors and the Leadership Team. Two School Improvement Professionals visited every class, met with pupils and the Leadership Team. It was a busy day but the feedback was excellent! The visit recognised that we continue to be a ‘good’ school that has made improvement since our last inspection in 2017 and identified ways forward towards ‘outstanding’. This is a vital part of our continued school self-evaluation and the opportunity to validate our judgements. The School Improvement Professionals were in agreement with our judgements.

Sporting News

Our Year 3 football team took part in a tournament on Tuesday and did well – great team spirit –WELL DONE! We awarded their certificates in assembly today.

PSA News

The Summer Fair was FANTASTIC! A great afternoon despite the weather!

Sincere thanks to all the PSA members who worked so hard and hopefully lots of money raised for school!

The PSA will be confirming the amount raised and we will let you know!

STARS OF THE WEEK

Reception              Euan and India

Year 1                      Grace W and Isabel

Year 2                     Grayson and Isaac

Year 3                     Izaac and Jacob

Year 4                     Annabel and Jack

Year 5                     John and Yahya

Year 6                     Ana and Leonie

HOUSE OF THE WEEK                         

FRANCIS

Reminders for next week

  • All week – SRE week lessons in every class
  • Mon. – Y3 SWIMMING PROGRAMME second week last lesson Friday 28th.
  • Wed. – New Reception children for September to visit 1.30-2.45pm
  • Thurs. – History Workshop for Class 2 and summer term full Governors meeting in the evening.
  • Fri. – RECYCLING DAY our School Council requested this day so we can promote all the ways to recycle!

It was a privilege to be with the Year 3 children on their First Holy Communion day, the joy on their faces and celebrating with their families reminds us all of how important the day is in their lives. A day we hope they will remember and treasure as they continue on their journey of faith.

We look forward to another GREAT week!

God bless

Mrs Doodson

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Head Teacher’s Blog 10.6.19-14.6.19

Hi Everyone,

WELL DONE to Year 1 this week who have completed the year 1 phonics screening with Mrs Scholes, they were super!

Our Healthy Lifestyles day on Tuesday was FANTASTIC despite the weather! ALL the children were great and participated well! Sincere thanks for you support for the sponsored run – we will let you know how much we have raised shortly and the grand total with the sponsor money from the Manchester 10K.

Y3, Y4 and Y5 celebrated a beautiful Mass on Wednesday on the theme of Pentecost – WELL DONE Y3, Y4 and Y5! Many thanks to all the parents, grandparents and family members who came to join us.

Our Road Safety Ambassadors Archie and Libby represented us all at the celebration event with the Mayor at the Town Hall on Wednesday. Miss Settle went with them and they had a tour of the Mayor’s Parlour and lunch! Archie, Libby and Miss Settle really enjoyed it and they have done a great job for us this year. WELL DONE and THANK-YOU!

We had class photographs taken on Thursday afternoon and this year these were taken with the children in school uniform. The informal group shots were still used so we hope you like the results! These will be ready by the end of term.

Sporting News

Our Year 2 football team took part in a tournament on Monday evening and did well – great team spirit –WELL DONE! We awarded their certificates in Awards Assembly today.

PSA News

We are looking forward to the SUMMER FAIR tomorrow 12 – 2pm – COME AND JOIN US FOR A GREAT FAMILY EVENT!!

  • Sincere thanks in advance for your support and generosity and to all members of the PSA for their continued hard work.

STARS OF THE WEEK

Reception              Rowan and Sebastian

Year 1                      Niall and Oscar

Year 2                     Alanna and Rose

Year 3                     Lily-Mae and Poppy

Year 4                     Annabel and Zac

Year 5                     Freya and Livia

Year 6                     Aida and Liam

We also awarded Year 6 with their personalised Winmarleigh certificates today for being such great participants last weekend!

HOUSE OF THE WEEK                         

FRANCIS

Reminders for next week

  • Mon. – Y3 SWIMMING PROGRAMME TO START the children will be going for a swimming lesson at Ladybridge pool every morning until Friday 28th June. Please remember your swimming kits every day!
  • Tues. – Y3 Sacramental Programme last preparation session after school 3.15-4pm.
  • Wed. – SRE meeting 2.45-3.15pm for parents to come and look at the resources we use to deliver the programme. This meeting will take place in the hall.
  • Fri. – Sacramental Programme children will be going to church to practise for First Holy Communion during the afternoon.
  • Sunday – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS at 1pm

We focussed on the Feats of Pentecost in our assembly this week and how the Holy Spirit can give us strength, wisdom, patience and to share the wonderful gifts we have been given with each other. This was beautifully extended in the Y3, Y4 and Y5 Mass on Wednesday. We ask fro the Holy Spirit to continue to guide, strengthen and inspire us in the last part of the school year!

We look forward to a SUPER SUMMER FAIR and I hope you all have a lovely weekend.

God bless

Mrs Doodson

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Head Teacher’s Blog 3.6.19-7.6.19

Hi Everyone,

WELL DONE to all our Year 6 who were FANTASTIC at the weekend at PGL’s Winmarleigh Hall! Every year we take Year 6 in their last term to Winmarleigh Hall a PGL centre where they can take part in climbing, team building and adventure activities. We have been going for the last 12 years so we know it well and it is always a great weekend for the children. Mrs Grant, Miss Settle and I had the privilege of being with the children – they were GREAT and SUPER team work!

Class 2 enjoyed their trip to the Maritime Museum in Liverpool on Tuesday and had a great day – WELL DONE CLASS 2!

Our Science competition winners enjoyed a fantastic day at the Manchester museum of Science and Industry. WELL DONE SCIENTISTS!

Friday was our ‘Pyjamarama’ day promoting reading, many thanks for your support and generosity. The children enjoyed the day and hopefully we have boosted their enthusiasm for reading even more!

It was a good first week back and we look forward to all the exciting events this final half term!

PSA News

SUMMER FAIR this coming Saturday 15th June 12 – 2pm – COME AND JOIN US FOR A GREAT FAMILY EVENT!!

  • Sincere thanks in advance for your support and generosity and to all members of the PSA for their continued hard work.

STARS OF THE WEEK

Reception              Archie and Bobby

Year 1                      Eve and Phoebe

Year 2                     Holly and Lucy

Year 3                     Ellen and Izzy B

Year 4                     Amelie and Noah

Year 5                     Amelia F and Eloise

Year 6                     * At Winmarleigh

HOUSE RESULTS

HOUSE OF THE WEEK                         * rollover week

Reminders for next week

  • Mon. – Y2 football tournament after school
  • Tues. – HEALTHY LIFESTYLES DAY please remember to wear your PE kits/sports wear because we will be active all day!
  • Wed. – Y3, Y and Y5 Mass at 11am in the hall
  • Thurs. – Class photographs, no costumes this year for a change school uniform please.
  • Saturday – PSA Summer Fair

We have continued to focus on scripture in our assemblies the Feasts of the Ascension and Pentecost. Inviting the children to think about the unique gifts they each have and how we can share those with others.

W look forward to another GREAT week!

God bless

Mrs Doodson

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Head Teacher’s Blog 20.5.19-24.5.19

Hi Everyone,

WELL DONE to Year 2 who completed all their SATs assessments this week – FANTASTIC! They have worked so well! Miss Turner awarded the whole class ‘Star of the Week’ – WOW!

We had House Afternoon on Tuesday afternoon and the children were GREAT! Every House earned lots of points and enjoyed their afternoon. WELL DONE EVERYONE!

Class 3 had a wonderful trip to the ‘Catalyst’ museum on Wednesday, excellent behaviour and they all enjoyed it! WELL DONE CLASS 3!

We had our meeting for new Reception children for September on Wednesday evening, many thanks to all parents who came. It was lovely to see familiar faces and new faces! We still have some places for Reception in September so if you know of any families who are still looking or moving into the area ask them to phone so we can arrange a visit.

Sincere thanks for the very generous donations of chocolate/KS1 and bottles/KS2 on Own Clothes Day on Thursday for the PSA Summer Fair.

Today was on our Science Day and it was FANTASTIC! WELL DONE to all our experiment winners and thank-you to all the parents who came to see the exhibition at the end of the day. The children loved the ‘Mad Science’ assembly, science work in class and workshops in the Wildlife Garden – what a GREAT DAY! WELL DONE EVERYONE!

It has been a SUPER half term, busy but fantastic -THANK-YOU EVERYONE!

We look forward to a super last half term – hard to believe we are approaching that. On behalf of all the staff can I wish you all a relaxing and wonderful half term holiday.

PSA News

  • There are now volunteer lists in each class if you are able to help at all on the day, even if for just an hour – please sign up! All help is very welcome.
  • Raffle tickets will be coming home soon and lots of great prizes!
  • Sincere thanks in advance for your support and generosity and to all members of the PSA for their continued hard work.

STARS OF THE WEEK

Reception                       Charlie I and Eliza       

Year 1                               Casey and Portia       

Year 2                              WHOLE CLASS FOR SUPER SATS

Year 3                              Paa and Tobias

Year 4                              Devon and Lucie

Year 5                              Jaylen and Lucy

Year 6                             Jake and Katlyn

HOUSE RESULTS

HOUSE OF THE WEEK    

FRANCIS

HOUSE OF THE HALF TERM

VINCENT              

Reminders for after the holiday

  • Mon. 3rd June – return to school
  • Wed. – Class 2 trip to the Maritime museum in Liverpool
  • Thurs. – Science Day winners trip to Manchester Museum of Science and Industry
  • Fri. – Y6 Winmarleigh weekend residential

A MASSIVE thank-you for your generous donations and support for the Manchester 10k run that Miss Copley, Miss Whittingham, Mrs Maguire and I ran last Sunday. We enjoyed it and we think when all the sponsor money has come in we will hit the target of £1500!!! BRILLIANT! THANK-YOU SO MUCH and for all the messages. The money raised will go straight back into school for the children.

I will be keeping you all in my prayers over the holiday and your intentions.

God bless

Mrs Doodson

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Head Teacher’s Blog 13.5.19-17.5.19

Hi Everyone,

WELL DONE to Year 2 who continue to work hard on their SATs assessments and a very special WELL DONE to Year 6 for completing their SATs this week! Year 6 were so mature in their attitude and gave every effort – FANTASTIC!

The Year 2 SATs assessments will continue this week and all the Year 6 scripts for reading and maths have been collected for external marking. We receive the Year 6 results in July so they can be sent out with annual written reports. Year 6 can now being their transition work for high school and enjoy their last half term!

All classes worked hard this week on assessments these are marked by class teachers and used to update our on-going pupil tracking. WELL DONE EVERYONE!

Many thanks to all of you who came to the ‘Open Session’ on Friday afternoon, it is always wonderful to welcome parents, grandparents and family members into school for the children to share their work. I am sure you were impressed with their topic work! This was the last ‘Open Session’ of the year as next half term is exceptionally busy and you will receive your child’s annual written report in July.

PSA News

  • The PSA held their meeting on Monday evening to finalise details for the Summer Fair on Saturday 15th June 12-2pm.
  • There are now volunteer lists in each class if you are able to help at all on the day, even if for just an hour – please sign up! All help is very welcome.
  • Own Clothes Day – Thursday 23rd May for donations for the Summer Fair. Chocolate donations for Reception and KS1. Bottle donations for KS2 please.
  • Raffle tickets will be coming home soon and lots of great prizes!
  • Sincere thanks in advance for your support and generosity and to all members of the PSA for their continued hard work.

STARS OF THE WEEK

Reception              Amaanah and Isla

Year 1                      Ayla and Joseph

Year 2                     Alfie and Eliza

Year 3                     Holly and Jacob

Year 4                     Annabel and Harvey

Year 5                     Junior and Owen

Year 6                     WHOLE CLASS for an excellent SATs week and hard work

HOUSE RESULTS

HOUSE OF THE WEEK                          VINCENT

Reminders for next week

  • Wed. = Class 3 trip to the ‘Catalyst’ museum and in the evening meeting for new Reception 2019 at 6.30pm
  • Thurs. – OWN CLOTHES DAY, donations for PSA Summer Fair. KS1 – chocolate and KS2 – bottles.
  • Friday – SCIENCE DAY don’t forget your experiments budding scientists!

Sincere thanks again for your sponsorship and support as Miss Copley, Mrs Maguire, Miss Whittingham and I run the Manchester 10k tomorrow. Your generosity and messages of support are overwhelming and it is great to think that all the money raised will go straight back into school for our children! THANK-YOU SO MUCH! It is a privilege to be part of such a wonderful school family and community.

I hope you all have a lovely weekend and we will be able to update you on our run on Monday!

We look forward to another SUPER week!

God bless

Mrs Doodson

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Head Teacher’s Blog 6.5.19-10.5.19

Hi Everyone,

WELL DONE on a great week everyone! Year 2 have begun their SATs assessments and are working hard – WELL DONE YEAR 2 AND KEEP IT UP! Year 2 assessments will continue throughout May so Miss Turner will be assessing all the children.

Class 1 went on their trip to ‘Imagine That’ in Liverpool on Tuesday and had a FANTASTIC time! Their behaviour and participation was SUPER – WELL DONE CLASS 1!

Reception Class went on their trip to Blackpool Zoo on Wednesday and had a WONDERFUL time! The did get a it wet and cold but couldn’t wait to tell me all about it when they came back smiling! Their behaviour was SUPER too so WELL DONE RECEPTION CLASS!

SATs

  • Year 2 SATs assessments throughout May.
  • Y6 SATs take place week next week, every morning Monday to Thursday. Please ensure your child is on time as we have to adhere to  a set timetable.

Our Year 6 children have been working hard on their revision so show us what you can do next week and celebrate your learning!

Sporting News

  • Y5 and Y6 girls and boys High 5s team played really well in the tournament on Tuesday – great tem spirit! WELL DONE!

PSA News

  • The next PSA meeting is Monday 13th May 7pm in school, please come along! The meeting will be to finalise details for the Summer Fair on the 15th June 12-2pm.
  • Own Clothes Day – Thursday 23rd May for donations for the Summer Fair. Chocolate donations fro Reception and KS1. Bottle donations for KS2 please.
  • Raffle tickets will be coming home soon and lots of great prizes!

Sincere thanks in advance for your support and generosity and to all members of the PSA for their hard work.

STARS OF THE WEEK

Reception              Eliza and Lily

Year 1                      David and Mason

Year 2                     Kadie and Kassidy

Year 3                     Dhruv and Frankie

Year 4                     Etan and Malachy

Year 5                     Akacia and Teddy

Year 6                     Alex and KYle

HOUSE RESULTS

HOUSE OF THE WEEK                          HEDWIG

Reminders for next week

  • Y6 SATs Mon.-Thurs. every morning
  • Mon. – PSA meeting 7pm in school
  • Friday – OPEN SESSION 3-3.30PM

Sincere thanks for the very generous sponsorship for our Manchester 10k run next weekend. Miss Copley, Mrs Maguire, Miss Whittingham and I are very grateful and love your messages of support! It has been wonderful to hear from past pupils and their families so we will all be doing our very best for our school! Although I am sure I will be the last one in!

In our assembly this week I focussed on Mary in her special month. We turn to Our Lady in prayer for all sorts of reasons knowing that she will always listen. The children could tell me about her life, how she said ‘yes’ to God and always loved Jesus. We shared some of the Rosary with our giant rosary beads and will continue to pray to her throughout May.

I hope you have a lovely relaxing and enjoyable weekend.

We look forward to another GREAT week especially for our Year 6 children! Make sure you get plenty of rest this weekend!

God bless

Mrs Doodson

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