St Gerard's Catholic Primary School
St Gerard's Catholic Primary School

Events Gallery

Enjoy some of the special events and activities that go on at our school.

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 ‘Box 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!

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 honour those...

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,...

Year 2 at the National Memorial Arboretum

Year 2 at the National Memorial Arboretum

Children in Year 2 enjoyed a special trip to the National Memorial Arboretum to support their history topic. During the visit, we were very honoured to take part in our own act of remembrance where the children read out a special verse and then placed a poppy wreath...

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...

Year 6 at Coventry Transport Museum

Year 6 at Coventry Transport Museum

Year 6 visited Coventry Transport Museum, which houses one of the finest collections of British vehicles. First, we walked through the interactive Blitz Experience exhibition and viewed the vehicles of the era to support our understanding of historical events in the...

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...