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  • Settling in Well

    Published on 23 April 2018

    There is great excitement in Foundation Stage with the arrival of their new class pet, the as yet unnamed tortoise! Don't foget that you can all enter the competition to choose it's name for the bargain price of £1.

  • Maths Information Evening

    Published on 23 April 2018

    Many thanks to all of the parents who joined us for our maths information evening.  It was great to share the work we do at Saint Mary's and we hoped you found it useful.  For those who were unable to attend we have attached the PowerPoint from the evening below.  Please feel free to pop into school if you have any further questions. 

  • Easter Celebration Mass

    Published on 23 April 2018

    Year 2 led us in a beutiful Easter Celebration Mass.  It was amazing to see how well the children spoke and were able to convey the message of this special time to all in attendance. 

    Their introduction to the Mass was beautiful:

    Welcome. Today is our Easter Mass when we celebrate because Jesus is risen from the dead. We are filled with hope and joy and we look for new life. Easter is a time of happiness when, after the sad story of Holy Week, we celebrate the fact that Jesus is risen.

    We remember that, as human beings we are free to choose how we live our lives. We recognise that sometimes we choose to do things that are wrong, things that harm ourselves and other people. With that in mind we turn towards God the father and ask for His forgiveness.

    Jesus’ resurrection shows us that nothing is impossible to God and this fills us with great hope. Hope that all people will have the chance to live life to the full and have a future free from poverty. Hope that through working together with others we can make the world a fairer, better place for everyone to live.

     

  • School Closure

    Published on 01 March 2018

    We are sorry to announce that due to the continued extreme and unpredictable conditions with the weather, we will not be opening the school tomorrow, Friday 2nd March 2018. Lincolnshire’s Multi-Agency County Group have advised all schools to consider whether it is safe and appropriate to open. After much consideration, we believe that we are unable to make the site safe for children and adults to access as well as the additional challenges faced as families and staff travel to and from school.  

     

    We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you but the safety of our pupils, staff and parents is paramount to us. We have made this decision early as we understand that for many parents this will have implications for child care. We hope you all stay safe and that the weather improves over the weekend so that we will see everyone back at school on Monday, 5th March 2018.

     
  • School Closure

    Published on 28 February 2018

    Unfortunately we have had to take the difficult decision to close the school on Thursday 1st March due to the weather.  World book day activities will now take place on Friday 2nd March, weather permitting. 

  • Reading Information Event

    Published on 02 February 2018

    Many thanks to the    parents who were able to join us yesterday morning for our reading Information event.  It was wonderful to be able to share with parents the work we have done in school to improve our teaching of reading.  If you would like to find out more please visit our School Information pages. 

     

  • Visit to the National Space Centre

    Published on 02 February 2018

    Year 3 enjoyed their trip to the National Space Centre, Leicester.  Amongst many other things they had a challenge to build a craft which would safely transport an egg back down to Earth.  Many thanks to the staff who take the time to organise these visits and also the parent volunteers whom without we couldn't provide these opportunities for the children. 

     

     

  • Grand Mosaic Unveiling

    Published on 02 February 2018

    Yesterday Miss Steeples and myself had the pleasure of accompanying 8 year 4 children to Sleaford railway station for the unveiling of their class mosaic.  The mosaic was the final outcome of their Spring term project ‘What is the magic of the railway?’ and all of the children contributing during the design and making process.  Many thanks must go to Jon Moody and   Sustrans who have facilitated the  project.  Make sure you keep your eyes open if your are  ever passing Sleaford railway station. 

     

     

  • Sam Ruddock

    Published on 29 January 2018

    We were delighted that our old friend Sam Ruddock was able to join us for our assembly on Thursday.   Sam began by teaching us some pretty cool dance moves, however the key message from his assembly was all about keeping healthy. 

    Sam reminded us of the 4 things we all need in order to remain healthy: healthy eating, regular exercise, plenty of water and enough sleep.  Keep your eyes peeled for the legacy challenge which will be launched in school shortly as it contains plenty of healthy living challenges this year.

     

     

  • The Life Education Bus

    Published on 29 January 2018

    All of our children have had the opportunity to visit the Life  Education Bus this week, where as part of ‘Healthy Me Week’ they have learnt about how to keep themselves fit and healthy.

    Our Year 5 and 6 children kick started the week with sessions on ‘Friends’ and ‘Decisions’. The next day our Reception, Key Stage One, Year 3 & 4 children learnt about themselves, ‘My Wonderful Body’, the ‘Brain’ and ‘Feelings’.

     

     

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