St Gerard's Catholic Primary School
St Gerard's Catholic Primary School
Young Voices Performance at Resorts World

Young Voices Performance at Resorts World

Members of St Gerard’s Choir performed at Resorts World Arena, Birmingham on Wednesday 11th January 2023, as part of the world’s largest choir. They were 30 of 6,000 children performing in the arena that night. They sang beautifully and were excellent role models;...
Christmas Activities 2022

Christmas Activities 2022

Thank you to all the family members who joined us in Church on Tuesday morning for the Carol Concert. The children read and sang beautifully to remind us of the real meaning of Christmas.  Also this week, members from the school choir visited a local care home to...
Blessing of the Bambinelli

Blessing of the Bambinelli

Bambinelli Sunday is a beautiful tradition that was started by Pope St John Paul II during his papacy and is celebrated on the third Sunday of Advent. Traditionally, thousands of people visit St. Peter’s Square in Rome, bringing their Baby Jesus figurines from their...
A Visit from Author Sam Copeland

A Visit from Author Sam Copeland

Today, we received an exciting visit from the children’s author Sam Copeland. He explained what initially inspired him to become an author and discussed his love of animals which he has chosen to include in his stories. The first book, ‘Charlie Changes into a Chicken’...
School Council ‘Book in a Box’ Challenge

School Council ‘Book in a Box’ Challenge

School Council launched a new reading challenge called ‘Book in a Box’. Children bought a chapter of their favourite book to life by putting objects and artwork together in a box to retell the story. Take a look at the wonderful creations! Back to Events...
Remembrance

Remembrance

“Lest we forget…” At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, the guns fell silent on the Western Front to bring an end to the fighting in World War I. As a mark of respect, at 11am St Gerard’s School fell silent for two minutes to remember and...
World Science Day

World Science Day

World Science Day takes place on 10th November. It was started as a way of opening up the world of scientific research and discovery to engage everybody in scientific issues and developments. Science is all around us and part of our everyday lives. To promote this,...
Wear It Pink!

Wear It Pink!

Breast Cancer Now’s ‘Wear It Pink’ day is one of the biggest fundraising events in the UK. Taking place during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, thousands of amazing people wear it pink in their communities, schools or work places for the UK’s largest breast cancer...
Harvest

Harvest

We celebrated the Feast Day of our School Patron, St Gerard. Children from the Spiritual Council prepared and led a whole school Mass. They wrote their own bidding prayers and selected the hymns, which were sang beautifully, making it a wonderful celebration! We are...
Sports Day

Sports Day

Inspired by the forthcoming Birmingham Commonwealth Games, St Gerard’s enjoyed an exciting Sports Day which included an obstacle relay, rob the nest game, tennis ball relay and an egg and spoon race. The children were split into their house groups to compete against...