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July 17th Letter for children

July 10th Letter for parents 

June 26th Letter for parents

June 12th Y6 Music Project

June 10th Letter for children

June 10th Letter for parents

June 4th Reception/Y1 letter

June 4th Year 6 letter

June 4th Headteacher letter

June 4th CEO letter

Newsletter 23rd May 2020

Letter from BCCET 21st May 2020

Newsletter 18th May 2020

Newsletter 11th May 2020

Newsletter 4th May 2020

Newsletter 3rd April 2020

Read more about Celebrating Home Learning in Year 6!

Date: 12th February 2021

Celebrating Home Learning in Year 6!

Another week has passed so quickly Year 6. You have continued to show your commitment to...

Read more about Year 4 sharing talents and the LOVE!

Date: 12th February 2021

Year 4 sharing talents and the LOVE!

Year 4 have been working so well. Earlier in the year we wrote poems for a...

Read more about DT challenge -Year 5

Date: 12th February 2021

DT challenge -Year 5

Today the children have took part in a creative morning making Valentine’s Day crafts. They were...

Read more about 12.2.21- Year 5 star work

Date: 12th February 2021

12.2.21- Year 5 star work

This week Year 5 have been writing poetry in the style of ‘Beowulf’ (an Anglo-Saxon epic...

Read more about Playful Poetry in Year 6

Date: 12th February 2021

Playful Poetry in Year 6

This week in our English lessons, we have been exploring different forms of poetry. We were...

Read more about Snow day- Year 5 and 6 bubble

Date: 9th February 2021

Snow day- Year 5 and 6 bubble

We were so excited to see that it had been snowing through the night and that...

Read more about Celebrating Year 4 work!

Date: 7th February 2021

Celebrating Year 4 work!

Year 4 have been working well this week and have produced some lovely examples of work....

Read more about Home Learning in Year 6

Date: 5th February 2021

Home Learning in Year 6

Another week of home learning Year 6 and the work that you continue to send in,...

Read more about Notorious Non-Chronological Reports Year 6

Date: 5th February 2021

Notorious Non-Chronological Reports Year 6

This week we completed our non-chronological reports topic. The children worked hard to create a report...

Read more about Home Learning in Year 6!

Date: 29th January 2021

Home Learning in Year 6!

Another week of home learning has passed. I have continued to be impressed with the children...

Read more about Non-Chronological Reports in Year 6

Date: 29th January 2021

Non-Chronological Reports in Year 6

This week, Year 6 began their learning about non-chronological reports. In order to start our topic,...

Read more about French at St Mary’s.

Date: 29th January 2021

French at St Mary’s.

Throughout remote learning the children in KS2 at St Mary’s are continuing to do very well...

Read more about Year 4 sketching!

Date: 28th January 2021

Year 4 sketching!

In history we are learning about the Romans and we will be finding out about things...

Read more about Year 4 remote learning!

Date: 25th January 2021

Year 4 remote learning!

I am extremely proud of how well everyone is adapting to remote learning. I have received...

Read more about Remote Learning Year 6- Week Beginning 18/01/21

Date: 22nd January 2021

Remote Learning Year 6- Week Beginning 18/01/21

Year 6 what a strange start to our Spring Term we have had. You have all...

Read more about Fantastic Flashbacks in Year 6

Date: 22nd January 2021

Fantastic Flashbacks in Year 6

During our remote learning English lessons, we have been learning about how to write an effective...

Read more about Amazing artists!

Date: 22nd January 2021

Amazing artists!

Here is some of the beautiful art work that has been sent into school this week....

Read more about Remote learning in Year 4!

Date: 20th January 2021

Remote learning in Year 4!

Well we have certainly had some challenges getting used to all of the changes, but being...

Read more about St Mary’s Reception Nativity 2020

Date: 18th December 2020

St Mary’s Reception Nativity 2020

Read more about Christmas Party Day in Y4!

Date: 16th December 2020

Christmas Party Day in Y4!

Today we had a wonderful time celebrating at our Y4 Christmas party. Yes it was different,...

Read more about Christmas in Year 2

Date: 14th December 2020

Christmas in Year 2

Today, the children in Year 2 decorated their baubles. The children had a great time creating...

Read more about Year 5 surprise visit

Date: 14th December 2020

Year 5 surprise visit

Year five had a surprise visit from Santa Claus and the Grinch today. They came to...

Read more about Teddy’s visit to Year 4 made our day!

Date: 11th December 2020

Teddy’s visit to Year 4 made our day!

Today we had the pleasure of meeting Teddy the donkey. He was so cute! We learned...

Read more about Christmas Lunch!

Date: 11th December 2020

Christmas Lunch!

Today we had a delicious Christmas lunch! We had crackers too! The only problem was finding...

Read more about Year 5 and 6 Sportshall

Date: 11th December 2020

Year 5 and 6 Sportshall

The Year 5 and 6 children took part in the Sportshall Pentathlon event, where they had...

Read more about Year 5 meet Little Donkey

Date: 11th December 2020

Year 5 meet Little Donkey

Today, Year 5 had the pleasure of meeting four-year-old Teddy, the miniature donkey. He was so...

Read more about Year 5 Christmas Lunch

Date: 11th December 2020

Year 5 Christmas Lunch

The children enjoyed a delicious Christmas lunch today. They had a wonderful time in their Christmas...

Read more about Welcome to St Mary’s Catholic School

Date: 9th December 2020

Welcome to St Mary’s Catholic School

Read more about St. Mary’s Head Boy and Head Girl

Date: 9th December 2020

St. Mary’s Head Boy and Head Girl

We are pleased to announce that our Head Boy and Head Girl this year are Ryan...

Read more about Year 4 Bikeability!

Date: 3rd December 2020

Year 4 Bikeability!

Well done to everyone who participated in Bikeability. Everyone passed level one and received a certificate...

Read more about Year 5 Class Worship

Date: 27th November 2020

Year 5 Class Worship

Kayla, Laini and Rahman planned our class worship. We gathered by placing our hands together like...

Read more about Year 6 Worship

Date: 25th November 2020

Year 6 Worship

Today our worship was planned by Lexi, Dylan, Rhys and Chloe. We made sure that God...

Read more about Year 6 Head Boy and Head Girl

Date: 25th November 2020

Year 6 Head Boy and Head Girl

Today some of the children in Year 6 applied for the position of Head Boy and...

Read more about Year 6 Anti-Bullying Week

Date: 20th November 2020

Year 6 Anti-Bullying Week

This week, we are ‘Uniting Against Bullying’ as part of Anti-Bullying Week. In Year 6, we...

Read more about Celebrating our Uniqueness!

Date: 20th November 2020

Celebrating our Uniqueness!

Today we wore odd socks to show how unique we all are. We know that we...

Read more about Year 4 Friends.

Date: 20th November 2020

Year 4 Friends.

This week (anti-bullying week) we have been discussing the qualities of good friends. We have shared...

Read more about Children in Need!

Date: 19th November 2020

Children in Need!

Year 4 dressed in colourful clothes to support Children in Need. We talked about sharing and...

Read more about United Against Bullying Year 5

Date: 18th November 2020

United Against Bullying Year 5

As part of Anti-Bullying Week, Year 5 thought about the qualities of a good friend. They...

Read more about Year 6 Worship

Date: 18th November 2020

Year 6 Worship

Today we gathered for our worship planned by Ava, Amelia H, KC-Jay and Harvey. We thought...

Read more about Meet some of the authors from Year 4!

Date: 11th November 2020

Meet some of the authors from Year 4!

Before half-term, year 4 participated in a poetry competition. We received some certificates and were told...

Read more about Year 6 Remembrance Day

Date: 11th November 2020

Year 6 Remembrance Day

Today we celebrated Remembrance Day. We thought about the sacrifices people have made to allow us...

Read more about Year 6 Maths Week

Date: 11th November 2020

Year 6 Maths Week

This week is Maths Week. Year 6 have been taking part in maths challenges and are...

Read more about Maths Week England 2020!

Date: 6th November 2020

Maths Week England 2020!

Next week is Maths Week England 2020! Children will be becoming maths detectives, measuring the school...

Read more about Year 6 Bonfire Night Activities

Date: 5th November 2020

Year 6 Bonfire Night Activities

Today, the children in Year 6 explored how to keep ourselves safe around fireworks and bonfires....

Read more about Year 6 Worship

Date: 4th November 2020

Year 6 Worship

Today we gathered for our worship led by Keira, Jose, Ellenor and Lucas. We thought about...

Read more about Year 6- The Big Draw

Date: 23rd October 2020

Year 6- The Big Draw

Today St. Mary’s took part in an event called The Big Draw. The theme for this...

Read more about Year 5 Aspirations day

Date: 22nd October 2020

Year 5 Aspirations day

Today the children came to school dressed as what they would like to be when they...

Read more about Aspirations Day Year 6

Date: 22nd October 2020

Aspirations Day Year 6

Today was Aspirations Day at St. Mary’s. We were all invited to come in dressed as...

Read more about World Religion Week-Year 6

Date: 22nd October 2020

World Religion Week-Year 6

This week in RE we have been learning about Judaism. We have explored the festival of...

Read more about Year 6 Science

Date: 16th October 2020

Year 6 Science

In Science this half term, the children have been learning about our bodies. We have looked...

Read more about Year 6 Class Worship

Date: 14th October 2020

Year 6 Class Worship

Today we gathered in our class to take part in a worship led by Jack, Leah,...

Read more about 13.10.20 – Important Information for all Parents/Carers

Date: 13th October 2020

13.10.20 – Important Information for all Parents/Carers

Please see the letter attached. Any queries please do not hesitate to ask. Coronavirus Information for...

Read more about Watch out Bear Grylls!

Date: 12th October 2020

Watch out Bear Grylls!

This week in Forest school we talked about surviving outdoors! Mr Slack showed us how to...

Read more about Year 1 Autumn Tree Paintings

Date: 2nd October 2020

Year 1 Autumn Tree Paintings

In Science we have been learning about seasonal changes. Yesterday, we created some beautiful Autumn tree...

Read more about Year 1 Forest School Patterns

Date: 2nd October 2020

Year 1 Forest School Patterns

We had a wonderful time at Forest School on Tuesday! We gathered leaves, sticks, berries and...

Read more about Year 5 Forest School Mobile Making

Date: 29th September 2020

Year 5 Forest School Mobile Making

This week, the children went on a nature hunt to find natural materials to use to...

Read more about Year 1 Forest School

Date: 17th September 2020

Year 1 Forest School

On Tuesday, Year 1 had a wonderful afternoon in forest school! We started off by learning...

Read more about Year 6 Forest School

Date: 17th September 2020

Year 6 Forest School

Today Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed continuing to explore Forest School. The children created animal dens and...

Read more about Den/habitat building at Forest School!

Date: 16th September 2020

Den/habitat building at Forest School!

This week we have demonstrated great teamwork when building dens/habitats. Some built large dens for larger...

Read more about Year 4 Forest School!

Date: 10th September 2020

Year 4 Forest School!

Year 4 had a great time exploring Forest School. We searched for some mini-beasts as this...

Read more about Year 6 Forest School

Date: 10th September 2020

Year 6 Forest School

Today the children in Year 6 had a fantastic time exploring Forest School. They created rules...

Read more about Year 6 and Reception Leaving Photos

Date: 15th July 2020

Year 6 and Reception Leaving Photos

Today the Year 6 children were given their lovely presents from their Reception buddies. The children...

Read more about Mental Health Awareness Week

Date: 20th May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health awareness week

Read more about We’ll Meet Again

Date: 8th May 2020

We’ll Meet Again

As promised….if you haven’t heard this on the radio today, listen to and watch “We’ll Meet...

Read more about We’ll Meet Again

Date: 7th May 2020

We’ll Meet Again

Thank you to all of our children, families and staff who have taken part in our...

Read more about Bishop Chadwick Trust Dawn Choir

Date: 4th May 2020

Bishop Chadwick Trust Dawn Choir

Attached below are details of our virtual choir. We’ll Meet Again THE DAWN CHORUS -2 (1)...

Read more about New name for our growing Trust

Date: 2nd April 2020

New name for our growing Trust

As Catholic schools across the North East continue to amalgamate in line with the Diocesan Academy...

Read more about Educational Resources

Date: 25th March 2020

Educational Resources

English Mr Bruff podcasts– Covering a range of English literature topics Driver Youth Trust– over 50...

Read more about Covid-19 School Closure Update – 23-03-20

Date: 23rd March 2020

Covid-19 School Closure Update – 23-03-20

From Monday the 23rd March, our school will be open for the children of key workers...

Read more about Active Morning!

Date: 23rd March 2020

Active Morning!

Year 1 starting the day with an active start courtesy of ‘Jump Start Jonny’.

Read more about Year 6 Worship

Date: 23rd March 2020

Year 6 Worship

Our worship today was led by Maesie, Melissa, Romie and Grace. We reflected on how to...