Times Table Rockstars – 18/03/22

Since the start of this half term, the children at St Catherine’s have been getting to grips with using Times Tables Rockstars to help them with their speed and recall of their times tables. They have enjoyed creating their own avatar and band name and then competing against people in their class and across the […]

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Year 4 Weekly Update – 18/03/22

Dear Parents and Carers, This week year 4 have been celebrating science week. We had a fantastic time exploring our solar system in the mobile planetarium yesterday, planting trees during forest school today and we are looking forward to our Science Boffin workshop on Thursday. Please find your child’s learning and home learning below. Spellings: Spellings […]

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Year 4 Weekly Update – 11/03/22

Dear Parents and Carers, This week year 4 have been creating their own Native American themed Myths and Legends, we have been exploring a variety of Native American texts and trying our best to emulate some of the common themes In our own writing, with some wonderful results! Thank you for participating in our World […]

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Year 4 Weekly Update – 04/03/22

Dear Parents and Carers, This week year 4 have enjoyed learning about the story of Hiawatha and the peacemaker. We are also looking forward to creating our own short stories in celebration of World book day on Thursday! Please find attached your child’s learning and home learning for the week. Spellings: The spelling assessment will continue […]

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Year 4 Weekly Update – 25/02/22

Dear Parents and Carers,   Thank you for your patience regarding the newsletter this week. We hope you had a restful half term, it has been wonderful to welcome Year 4 back to begin our second spring term! This week we have started our Topic ‘Road trip USA’ we have been drafting post cards from […]

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Safer Internet Day

On Tuesday 8th February, St Catherine’s celebrated Safer Internet Day. Each class from reception to year 6 participated in an online assembly which the children found both enjoyable and interesting. Within this they learned how to report concerns online, saw online safety films as well as how to respond to cyber-bullying. Each class, then completed […]

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Year 4 Weekly Update – 11/02/22

Dear Parents and Carers,   Year 4 have come to the end of their first half term of the year! We have all thoroughly enjoyed our Saxon and Viking topic, they especially enjoyed utilising the forest school to create Viking weaponry and Rune Stones. Forest school will continue next half term so please continue to […]

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Opening of the Arts Hubs

This week was a momentous occasion for St Catherine’s Primary School. We were honoured to welcome His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols to our community to open our new Performing Arts Hub. We celebrated a wonderful liturgy where the Cardinal dedicated the arts hub to the memory of Allison Waldron-Daly and Ryan Patrick Daly who were […]

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Year 4 Weekly Update – 04/02/22

Dear Parents and Carers,   Year 4 have had an excellent week so far learning about Alfred the Great and creating Anglo-Saxon rune stones in forest school. Year 4 have also enjoyed a virtual visit to a Viking Village during their Guided Reading lessons. Please find below your Child’s home learning and learning for next […]

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Year 4 Weekly Updates – 28/01/22

Dear Parents and Carers, Year 4’s Mass this morning went very well! Thank you to those who supported children in learning lines. Please find below your child’s home learning and learning for next week. This week’s spellings will continue to focus on the ‘ture’ ending: Creature, fracture, picture, gesture, lecture, culture, posture, nurture Times tables: For […]

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