• Uncategorised Comments Off on Year 6 Transition Prayer Spaces

    During Year 6’s final week at our school, they had the opportunity to visit 15 prayer spaces and reflect on their time at primary school.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on A Message from The Archbishop on Corpus Christi

    The Archbishop has recorded a message for the pupils who were due to make their First Holy Communion. Follow the link below to view the video:


  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Advent Pop-Up Prayer Space – The Star Trail


    A pop-up prayer space has appeared in the drama hall this week. There are 6 stations for children to move around, following the journey of the wise men to visit Jesus. The prayer space gave children a chance to reflect on the meaning of Christmas.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Nativity Plays

    The infant classes performed some wonderful nativity plays this week. Year 2 put a ‘Strictly’ spin on the nativity in ‘Lights, Camel, Action’. Year 1 did a traditional nativity play. Reception just couldn’t keep still in ‘Wriggly Nativity’. All of the plays were wonderful – well done everyone!

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Feast of St Mary Immaculate

    Sunday 8th December is the feast day of the Immaculate Conception. On Friday, St Mary’s celebrated this feast day as the school is named after Saint Mary. This year, the children were gifted with rosary beads. We learnt about how rosary beads are used and the joyful mysteries. We then used the beads to pray a decade of the rosary. After this we had juice and a biscuit to celebrate.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Advent Assemblies

    The school celebrated the start of Advent with key stage assemblies and collective worships. The Infants retold the nativity story as they brought the crib figures to the crib. The Juniors found out about the time of Advent, lit the first candle on the Advent wreath and were presented with their class wreaths.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Travelling cribs

    During Advent, the children in Year 1 and 2 will have the opportunity to bring home the travelling cribs to keep for 2 nights. Use the cribs to retell the story of the nativity and discuss the real meaning of Christmas. Why not tweet us at school with how you used the cribs and use the hashtag #stmarysbbcribs.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Y5 Wedding

    Y5 have been learning about the sacrament of marriage in Come and See. To celebrate their learning, they went to church to role-play a marriage ceremony with Father Dooley. The children came dressed in their finest clothes to attend the wedding. Two played the bride and groom and the rest were wedding guests. Congratulations to the happy couple!

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Remembrance Day Assesmbly

    Today we had an assembly for Remembrance Day. The Faith in Action group from Y6 led a collective worship which gave us chance to reflect about and remember those who have died while fighting for our country. We then observed a minutes silence. The school councillors have been selling poppies over the past few weeks to raise money for The Royal British Legion.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Welcome Assembly

    The new reception children were welcomed to the school in a Welcome Assembly. They were introduced by each of their names by their Y6 buddies. Y6, Y1 and Y2 children each performed songs, poems and signed to welcome the children to school. Reception were the stars of the show, reciting some poems and singing some of the songs that they had learnt during their time at school.

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