St Gerard's Catholic Primary School
St Gerard's Catholic Primary School
First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion

Year 3 continued their journey of faith as they received the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist for the first time in front of their families. Through prayer and discussion, the children came to realise that every Mass is a celebration of Jesus’ death and resurrection....
Alton Castle Residential

Alton Castle Residential

From Monday 14 to Wednesday 16 March, the children from Years 5 and 6 visited Alton Castle, Staffordshire for a residential retreat. The castle’s beautiful setting, perched at the top of the Churnet Valley, gives an opportunity for us to go out into the countryside,...
Blessing of the Bambinelli

Blessing of the Bambinelli

Bambinelli is Italian, the plural of bambinello, which means ‘little baby.’ Bambinelli Sunday is a beautiful tradition that was started by Pope St. John Paul II and is celebrated on the third Sunday of Advent. Traditionally, thousands of people visit St. Peter’s...
Feast Day of St. Gerard

Feast Day of St. Gerard

We celebrated the feast of our School Patron, St. Gerard. We began by celebrating Mass together as a whole school community. Children from the Spiritual Council prepared and led the Mass. They wrote their own bidding prayers, which were shared and selected the hymns,...
Feast Day of St. Therese of Lisieux

Feast Day of St. Therese of Lisieux

This week, we launched ‘Little Way Week’ as we look forward to the Feast of St Therese of Lisieux. Throughout our assembly, we learnt that ‘Without love, deeds, even the most brilliant, count as nothing.’ This is a simple yet powerful message that still...
Confirmation

Confirmation

On the evening of Wednesday 14th July 2021, the school community joined together as one at St. Gerard’s Church to witness the Year 6 Confirmandi become full members of the Church through the Sacrament of Confirmation. After many months of preparation, all of the...