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.

Year 6 Visit St Chad’s Cathedral

Year 6 Visit St Chad’s Cathedral

As part of our Confirmation programme, Year 6 visited St Chad’s Cathedral in Birmingham. St Chad’s is known across the world as a beautiful building with a remarkable history and rich heritage. We discovered that the Cathedral was built between 1839 and 1841 and was...

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,...

World Book Day

World Book Day

UNESCO created World Book day in 1995 as a worldwide celebration of reading. Spending just ten minutes a day reading and sharing stories with children can make a crucial difference to their future success and it’s fun for all involved. This year, the message for all...

World Faith Week

World Faith Week

During World Faith Week, all pupils had the opportunity to learn about different faiths and religions. The week began with a whole school assembly to celebrate the shared values between different faith communities. Throughout the week, visits took place to immerse...

Random Acts of Kindness Week

Random Acts of Kindness Week

School Council members launched ‘Random Acts of Kindness Week’ to celebrate and encourage small acts of kindness around school. Showing kindness is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have but the benefits you gain back can be enormous. Each class received a...

RSPB Big Schools’ Birdwatch

RSPB Big Schools’ Birdwatch

For the seventh year running, St Gerard's School Council have participated in a national scheme called the RSPB Big School Garden Birdwatch. The survey helps to build a picture of garden wildlife across the U.K. Last year more than 1,500 schools all over the country...

Christmas Events

Christmas Events

Children at St. Gerard’s have had a busy autumn term, full of wonderful experiences such as an Advent Liturgy with One Life Music, trips to the theatre, Christmas parties and a visit from Santa. We thank you for your continued support in helping us raise over £600...

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...