St Gerard's Catholic Primary School
St Gerard's Catholic Primary School
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...
Spanish Day

Spanish Day

We held our Spanish Day at St Gerard’s. Celebrating a Spanish Day gives our children the opportunity to explore the culture and customs of other Spanish speaking countries in the world.   We all tried some delicious churros with chocolate and dulce de leche (toffee...
Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

On Friday 27th May, St Gerard’s celebrated Her Majesty’s Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee with a fun packed day of royal celebrations. We all dressed up in the Union Jack colours of red, white and blue to honour The Queen, who has become the first British Monarch to...
Perry the Bull

Perry the Bull

Today, we met the official mascot of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Perry the multi-coloured bull. Perry explained that the Games are for everyone across the 72 countries and territories of the Commonwealth. As the host city, Birmingham is perfectly...
Zoolab

Zoolab

Dominique from Zoolab visited our school to show us her amazing menagerie of insects, amphibians and arachnids. We had the opportunity to learn many interesting facts about their bodies, habitats and diets. Afterwards, we were able to carefully hold the animals and...
Earth Day

Earth Day

This year, our school is celebrating the wonderful earth that we live on. World Earth Day encourages us to think about the impact that we have on our planet. As part of the Paris Agreement, we need to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century to keep the...
A Visit from Emily Campbell

A Visit from Emily Campbell

We received a visit from the Olympic Silver Medalist, Emily Campbell. She spoke to us about her inspiring journey, which resulted in her becoming the first British female to win an Olympic medal in weightlifting at the Summer Olympics held in Tokyo. Later, she went on...
Walking for Ukraine

Walking for Ukraine

As part of our Lenten fundraising activities, Spiritual Council decided that we would support the CAFOD Humanitarian Appeal for Ukraine by completing a sponsored walk around Castle Vale. The children dressed in yellow and blue to show our support and to reach out in...
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,...