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Open Book

Open Book

Year One enjoyed watching ‘Open Book’ tell a Bible story through acting. The children learned about the miracle of the feeding of the five thousand. Some of the children even got to join the actors and help to tell the story.

  

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

During Lent, children were made aware of two charities that we would be supporting as part of our work around social justice. The children were encouraged to ‘Give It Up’ as part of the CAFOD campaign to support their work overseas in countries effected by poverty. Children listened to the story of Rabiul from Bangladesh… Continue Reading

Year One and the Afternoon Tea Party

Year One and the Afternoon Tea Party

Year One had a fabulous time at the afternoon tea party. The school was filled with friends, family and people from the wider community of Heaton. The children in EYFS and KS1 showed of their cooking skills by producing wonderful cakes for the Heaton Bake Off Project. Everyone was entertained by St Teresa’s fantastic choir,… Continue Reading

‘Give It Up’ charity campaign

‘Give It Up’ charity campaign

This morning, all the children listened and learned about the work of CAFOD (Catholic Association For Overseas Development). The children heard about a boy in Bangladesh and the problems they encounter due to climate change. Lots of children and families around our world live in poverty and don’t have access to basic resources like water,… Continue Reading

Celebrating St. Teresa’s Day

Celebrating St. Teresa’s Day

After attending a special Celebration Mass for the Feast Day of our patron saint, St. Teresa, the children in Years 5 and 6 took part in some practical activities. They thought very carefully about St. Teresa’s ‘little ways,’ and then made some beautiful prayer bracelets which reflected some of the ways in which they could be… Continue Reading

St Teresa’s Parish Autumn Fair

St Teresa’s Parish Autumn Fair

Some of the children from Year 5 made an amazing contribution towards the parish Autumn Fair last Saturday. They designed their own activities and stalls, organised their own equipment and prizes and managed to raise over £120! We were very impressed with their creativity and entrepreneurial skills. The School Council also worked extremely hard to run a… Continue Reading

Lenten Crosses

Lenten Crosses

A Lenten activity that the children have been taking part in is making crosses using various materials, tools and resources. Although unable to get into the Forest School due to the heavy rain, Year 6 had great fun making their crosses in the classroom. They worked in pairs to help each other hammer the nails onto… Continue Reading

Easter Fayre

Easter Fayre

On Thursday 29th March, the Mini Vinnie group will be holding an Easter fayre in the school playground to raise money for St.Cuthbert’s Care. There will be lots of exciting activities on offer from  ‘Guess the Number of Easter Eggs in a Jar’ to an ‘Egg and Spoon Race’. Fun for everyone is guaranteed so… Continue Reading