Here we go again....partial closure and lockdown

Please find the latest risk assessment and our Remote Learning Offer under the Covid 19 tab.

To all our parents, if there is anything you need help with, please call the office or send an email.

Thank you and good luck everyone.

 

Mrs Ellery

For more information please follow us on Facebook- St Amand's Catholic Primary School or on Twitter @StAmandPrimary

Reception 2021: please call 01235 833342 to arrange a socially distanced tour with the headteacher around the outside of the school after 2nd December.  

Please have a look at the reception class page -The Owls- under the Children tab above. 

The reception class have been busy learning and having so much fun at school.  They enjoyed World Porridge Day and dressed as Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Pyjama day and Red Day. They have been cooking, visited Church and helped Mrs Ellery set up the crib. They love to sing and dance!

Our Mission Statement

We work together, play together, pray together and always do our best.
We show enthusiasm for our learning.
We love one another as Jesus loves us.
We look after his world and everything in it.
We listen to God and praise him together.

Advent 

The Second Sunday   Mark 1:1-8

'Prepare a Way for the Lord'

St Mary's Parish Advent Booklet for Children

 

Live Streamed Sunday Mass at 9.30am

https://www.churchservices.tv/easthendred

Mary's Meals

 In eight weeks our school community met our target and 

raised £3737,which will provide every child with a meal every day at Redeemed Elementary & Junior High in Liberia. We are now raising money to support the school for a second year. We have raised £1,953.88 already!

To Donate to Our Project:

https://giving.marysmeals.org/en_gb/projects/qzol-the-love-we-feel-for-mary-s-meals? 

Ofsted Inspection Report - September 2019

We are a Good school.

Personal Development and Behaviour and Attitudes are Outstanding.

"Pupils enjoy coming to school...they enter with excitement and leave smiling."

"Their behaviour is impeccable."

A parent wrote that staff  'do a terrific job for our children....day in, day out.' 

 

Ofsted Report -September 2019

World Book Day 2020

We all dressed up as adjectives!

We won the Rotary Style Public Speaking Competition which took place at Blessed Hugh Farringdon School. 

Is Climate Change Really happening?

Squirrels class trip to listen to the Southern Pro Music Orchestra Children’s Concert.

Following the visit by the Dominican Sisters, they sent a  lovely email.

'On visiting St Amand's we were immediately struck by the warm atmosphere of the school, particularly by the friendliness of the teaching staff and their care and concern for the children. During our sessions with the children we found them to be focused and enthusiastic, with a notably thorough knowledge of the Faith for their age, and we were very taken by how seriously and attentively they engaged with the times of prayer. It was particularly striking that the children are comfortable and familiar with forms of prayer such as Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and have a very high standard of behaviour in church.  

Christmas 2019

 Infant Nativity 2019

Reading afternoon with grandparents and aunties.

Our Mini-Vinnies
Our Mini-Vinnies

For more information about the Mini-Vinnies work please see the Catholic Life of the school

Rabbits class read their letters about creation, based on Pope Francis' Laudato Si', to Red Kites class.

Cinderella Rockefeller Summer Play

Caritas Portsmouth 2019

Two House Captains and two School Councillors took part in a Dragon's Den style event in March. They successfully bid for funds from the kind 'Dragon's' in Portsmouth Diocese, and won £400 towards their Stirling Project. This means that we can go ahead with forging links with the Stirlings Residential Home in Wantage. We are looking forward to welcoming the residents to St Amand's in May for an afternoon of music, cake and activities.

The Climbing Wall on a very cold day in January.. but what a fun day it was!

Yenworthy Residential 2019

Year Six had an amazing time on their residential visit to Yenworthy, North Devon. Much fun had, even though it was January!  We were lucky enough to see an RAF Hercules aircraft land and take off again! All staff at Yenworthy said that the children were a credit to St. Amand's!

What a delightful visit from Eileen Browne, author and illustrator of Handa's Surprise.

The author of Handa's Surprise was a visitor to Owls and Rabbits classes on Tuesday. They had a workshop each. Eileen told them how she created the book and demonstrated some of her illustrations. She read them some of her other stories. 

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School uniform is now available to order direct from the supplier - just click on the link below

Brigade Uniform Direct Ordering