St Gerard's Catholic Primary School
St Gerard's Catholic Primary School
World Earth Day

World Earth Day

World Earth Day is an annual event dedicated to raising awareness of the challenges facing our environment and planet. Over 193 countries celebrate Earth Day around the world, with more people getting involved every year. During the day, we focussed on important...
World Book Day

World Book Day

Happy World Book Day St Gerard’s! What a fantastic day we all had. This year children could dress as a book character or a word. The costumes were extremely creative and everyone looked amazing. World Book Day also marked the deadline for the Paper Plate Competition....
The Big Lent Walk

The Big Lent Walk

“Small acts of love make big things happen.” As part of our Lenten fundraising activities, we are raising money to support various worthwhile charities. The GIFT Team voted to support CAFOD as they are part of one of the largest aid networks in the world. During the...
Vocations Week

Vocations Week

‘Vocare’ is the Latin word meaning, ‘to call’ and as a Catholic school we believe the biggest calling we hear is from God. We are called to be holy, called to follow God in our lives, and called to use our gifts at work. This week was ‘Vocations week’ and we...
NSPCC Number Day

NSPCC Number Day

We celebrated NSPCC Number Day. The children came to school dressed up as a number ready for a fun-filled day of Maths activities. The aim of the day was for the children to see, think and do Maths in a range of contexts and to show that everyone is a mathematician...
RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch

RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch

School Council and Cafod Club participated in a national scheme called the RSPB Big Schools’ Birdwatch. The survey helps to build a picture of garden wildlife across the U.K. Last year thousands of schools all over the country took part. Using binoculars, we viewed...
Nativity: One Starry Night

Nativity: One Starry Night

We celebrated the nativity with a fantastic performance by children from EYFS and KS1. They sang beautifully and eloquently portrayed the true meaning of the Christmas season. We hope that you enjoyed the performance and we wish you a happy and Holy Christmas....
Remembrance 2023

Remembrance 2023

‘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...
Wear It Pink Day

Wear It Pink Day

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...
Schools of Sanctuary

Schools of Sanctuary

As a school, we are working towards becoming a ‘School of Sanctuary’. This means we are working to become a school that fosters a culture of welcome, inclusion and belonging for refugees and asylum seekers seeking safety. Children were very disappointed to hear that...