Infant & Junior News

Diwali Celebrations in Infant School

The Infant School children have learnt how Diwali is celebrated by Hindus in India and all around the world.


They were able to experience different aspects of the religion through rotating around different classrooms.


The children have had a fantastic time learning about the Hindu festival and made lanterns, diwa lamps, mendhi patterns, decorating masks of Rama, Sita and the Golden deer.

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Anti-Bullying Work in Junior School

As part of their work on Anti-Bullying Week, the children in Junior School enjoyed a thought-provoking assembly on the theme of 'What makes a good friend?'

A short Pixar film, 'For the Birds', opened up discussions about being different and how this may sometimes lead to unkind behaviour and children feeling left out. Following this, Miss Singleton flipped things around and, instead of focussing on the negative, looked at all the positive behaviour we h...

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Head of Junior School Award

4C Pupils Zainab Kothia and Ibraheem Ahmed both received the Head of Junior School Award on the last day of half term. They demonstrated tremendous courage & confidence; learning their lines for their roles as the Harvest narrators swiftly. Mrs O'Donoghue said "They set an excellent example to the ot...

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Head of Junior School Weekly Award

Sami Hussain (5R) and Cara Zawistowski (3T) were the first two children in the Junior School to receive the Head of Junior School award at the recent Achievement Assembly.



This new award is given to a child every Friday in Junior School; the award is a special pin badge that they wear during the following week consisting of three gold stars, and a picture of them is also placed on the notice board outside Mrs O'Donoghue's office. The image is accompanied by a few sente...

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The Junior School Children were very excited to take part in the Christmas Card Competition which is being held to form the official Christmas card for local MP Kate Hollern this year.  Three entries were chosen from each class and we have had an email to say that she was very impressed with the e...

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