School News

Women's World Day of Prayer
Mar 4, 2019, 1:33 PM
On Friday 1st March, children from year 5 and 6, took part in Women's World Day of Prayer celebrations. This year, the country of choice was Slovenia. During the service, we heard about lots of women in Slovenia, especially those in minority groups. A range of Christian denominations were involved i...
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Healthy Happy Children
Feb 11, 2019, 11:41 AM
What a busy week we've had! We've had a visit from the NSPCC and we met their mascot buddy. He told us how we can stay safe and speak out . We also had a visit from the school nurse who led a parent workshop about good sleep habits. Did you know a child of 7 needs 10 and a half hours sleep each ni...
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Children's Mental Health Week 2019
Feb 4, 2019, 8:56 AM
Tips for Parents and Carers This week, 4th - 10th February 2019 is Children's Mental Health Week. This week was set up the the children's mental health charity Place2Be to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people's mental health. This year's theme is Healthy: Inside and...
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Cold Weather Procedures
Feb 1, 2019, 12:44 PM
Cold Weather Procedures Please note that in the event of severe weather the school will only close if there is no heating or staff are unable to get here. If the school does close Parents/Carers WILL be contacted by text/e-mail. Please ensure we always have your up to date contact details a...
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Happy to learn healthy recipes!
Jan 24, 2019, 2:25 PM
Yesterday we were very lucky to have Martin Buckley in our school demonstrating some delicious healthy recipes to parents - they tasted good too! It was a very interesting and informative afternoon which we are sure inspired everyone to get cooking....
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Merry Christmas!
Dec 20, 2018, 11:47 AM
We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you for all your support this term. We will see the children back at school on Friday 4th January 2019....
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Mobile Phone Information
Dec 7, 2018, 11:24 AM
7th December 2018 Dear Parents/Carers, Recently we sent out information regarding the decision to prohibit the use of mobile phones in the school grounds in line with the General Data Protection Regulations. Whilst this rule still stands we are aware that there are various school events t...
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Formal Consultation on Admissions Arrangements for September 2020
Nov 28, 2018, 2:48 PM
Proposed Admissions Policy for 2020/2021 Formal Consultation on Admissions Arrangements for September 2020 In accordance with the requirements of the current legislation and on behalf of the Governing Body of St. Helen’s Catholic Primary School, views are sought on a proposed change to the A...
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Emotional Health and Wellbeing Enhanced Healthy School
Oct 31, 2018, 10:52 AM
Dear Parents/Carers, St Helen’s is currently working towards becoming an Emotional Health and Wellbeing Enhanced Healthy School. To achieve this award we aim to raise awareness of all areas of health including nutrition, exercise and emotional health and wellbeing. There are many elem...
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Really Big Sleep Out is a Really Big Success for HARP
Oct 10, 2018, 9:52 AM
On Friday night 33 students from Years 4, 5 and 6 spent the night camping out in school as part of The Really Big Sleep Out to raise money for HARP. They arrived at school at 7 pm and enjoyed an evening around the fire in the nature area eating S'mores! For those of you that don't know what this is...
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May 7, 2020, 2:15 PM
Busy baking afternoon in School
The children have had a lovely day, enjoying playing inside and out today. This afternoon they made some delicious cakes....
Apr 28, 2020, 10:00 AM
Keeping Active at Home
Well we have all , probably, been trying to keep up with Joe Wicks( which is great but if…
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