Author: Claire Dickinson


Harvest Collection Thanks

Thank you to everyone who so generously donated items to our harvest collection. They were delivered to the women's drop-in and Global Link today and were very much appreciated. Here is part of the email we received in thanks:

Thank you so much for bringing all the toiletries and nappies round…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 26 October 2017

Category: Headteacher Blog

Refugee Workshop

To support the work we have being doing for Refugee Week, today the children took part in a wonderful workshop led by Mr Finnerty from Global Link and Mohammad from Syria. The children learnt more about why people become refugees and heard firsthand about some of the difficulties encountered when…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 21 June 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Year 4 Visit to Castlerigg Manor

Year 4 enjoyed a wonderful visit to Castlerigg Manor where they learnt how to work together as a team and reflected on how the gifts of the Holy Spirit help us to follow Jesus. Look at the slideshow of photos below.

 

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 7 June 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Year 4 Art Day at Lancaster University

Year Four had a great day at Lancaster University today. We visited the Engineering Department where we watched a 3-D printer in action, tried out a 3-D pen and saw a robot. This was followed by a visit to the Creative Arts Department where we participated in a movement and dance sessionon the…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 10 May 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Easter Celebrations

We had a lovely celebration assembly today. Lots of children had put a lot of effort into decorating eggs and making beautiful Easter hats. There were a lot of Easter egg winners in our Grand Easter Raffle too. This was a super follow-up to our Easter reflection yesterday afternoon where we…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 12 April 2017

Category: Headteacher Blog

Silver Fish for CAFOD

Thank you to everyone who has generously donated their silver change to our CAFOD collection. Today the charity committee used the coins to make this huge silver fish to fit with the CAFOD project, 'Turn little fish into big fish'. See the CAFOD website at www.cafod.org.uk/primary for more…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 29 March 2017

Category: Headteacher Blog

Year 3/4 Visit to White Scar Caves

Year 3 and 4 enjoyed their visit to White Scar Caves today. We saw some amazing rock formation features, including some glowing stalactites in a huge underground cavern and some of us got more than a little wet walking beside an underground waterfall. It certainly was an experience to remember.

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 22 February 2017

Category: Headteacher Blog

Tags: Y3 , Y4 , Geography & History , Science & D.T.

Rocks and Fossils

Year 4 have shown great interest in our rocks and fossils work this term. We have been so impressed by children who have brought in rocks and fossils from home and by those children who have been found looking at their own rocks and fossils books whenever they have a free moment. Thank you for…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 8 February 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Maths Week

Thank you to everyone for their enthusiastic and supportive response to our maths week activities. We had a great celebration assembly this morning where we gave out lots of certificates and awards to children who have been working so hard to learn their number bonds and times tables. Here are…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 3 February 2017

Category: Charity Committee

New books in Year 4

Year 4 enjoyed a quiet moment reading some of the new books we have been given as a result of the Scholastic Book Fair. Thanks to everyone who supported the Book Fair and helped us to get more books for our school.

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 30 November 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Y4 Castle Models

Three more amazing castles made at home. What industrious children!

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 26 October 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Science & D.T.

Y4 Castle Models

Year 4 have been working hard at home to make some wonderful castles. Look at the detail on these. Well done!

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 26 October 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Science & D.T.

Year 4 visit to Lancaster Castle

Year 4 had a wonderful visit to Lancaster Castle today. We learnt lots of interesting history about how the castle has been used over the last 900 years and even experienced being locked in the 'dungeons'.

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 21 September 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Y4 , Geography & History

Year 6 Blackpool Trip

Year 6 had a wonderful time in Blackpool today. We went up to the top of the tower, had a picnic by the sea and then enjoyed the tower circus. A great time was had by all!

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 20 July 2016

Category: Year 6 Blog

Tags: Y6

Planting Time

Here's another picture of Year 6 busy getting their hands dirty, filling window boxes.

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 15 June 2016

Category: Year 6 Blog

Tags: Y6 , R.E. , Charity Committee , charity

Planting Time

Today Year 6 were busy planting bedding plants in window boxes ready for the Cathedral Flower Festival on 25th-27th June. This is to raise money for Aid to the Church in Need, a charity which support Christians living in difficult situations around the world. Well done, Year 6 - all we need now is…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 15 June 2016

Category: Year 6 Blog

Tags: Y6 , R.E. , Charity Committee , charity

One mile run at Lancaster University

Well done and thank you to our year 5 and 6 team who ran a mile at Lancaster University this morning. You were wonderful! What a difficult run - I counted three uphill runs (but at least you got to run down too!). You did yourselves, your parents and our school proud.

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 14 May 2016

Category: Headteacher Blog

Tags: Y5 , Y6 , Sport & P.E.

Booster Groups

Just a reminder that booster groups have now started for year 6 pupils. The maths booster class is 3.00 - 4.00pm every Tuesday and English is  8.00-8.45am every Thursday. We try to make it fun and we hope children will benefit from revising previously covered topics in preparation for their tests…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 9 March 2016

Category: Year 6 Blog

Tags: Y6

Maths Week

There was a real buzz of activity last week around school for our maths week. Children were busy counting doors and windows for the maths trail and there was a steady stream of completed quizzes from parents - well done everyone who entered! Father Andrew drew Sean McMahon's quiz sheet as the…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 11 February 2016

Category: Headteacher Blog

Tags: Mathematics

Year 6 making lunch

Year 6 did a wonderful job of making their own lunch on Tuesday morning. The classroom and staff kitchen were a real hive of activity with lots of chopping, mixing, spreading and wrapping going on. There was such a wide array of sandwich fillings, wraps, pasta and rice dishes - we could have…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 11 February 2016

Category: Year 6 Blog

Tags: Y6 , Science & D.T.

Year 6 visit to the RLI

Year 6 had an interesting time visiting the kitchens at Lancaster Hospital on Wednesday morning. It was fascinating to find out how meals for 350 patients are prepared and distributed round the wards. It fitted well with our science and DT work - planning a healthy menu based on the eatwell…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 11 February 2016

Category: Headteacher Blog

Tags: Y6 , Science & D.T.

Y6 visit the Life Education Van

Year 6 spent a valuable session in the Life Education Van this afternoon. They learnt about the importance of making good decisions even when their peers are doing something different. They also learnt that drugs, including medicines, change the way the body works. They showed great interest in…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 10 November 2015

Category: Year 6 Blog

Tags: Y6 , Science & D.T.

Year 6 Visit Borwick Hall

What a wonderful time Year 6 had at Borwick Hall just before the half term holiday. Read some of the recounts they have written about their favourite activities below and look at the photos at www.cathedral.lancs.sch.uk/classes/y6/Borwick.

~~The Leap of Faith
My favourite activity at Borwick…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 5 November 2015

Category: Year 6 Blog

Tags: Sport & P.E.