News and Events

Trip to the House of Parliament

YEAR 5 & 6 HEAD TO LONDON   The trip to the Houses of Parliament was a huge success. Year 5 and 6 pupils, along with their teachers travelled to Euston Station ready to jump on the tube to Embankment.                                      At street level we were greeted by a fabulous view across the Thames River […]

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Christmas Lights Switch On

CHRISTMAS COMES TO ST PIUS! Well, it’s official – Christmas is here!  Heralded by the switch on of our Christmas lights we begin the countdown to the big day.   https://youtu.be/yZowYuujNTI   We held a brief, but tuneful, ceremony in which Mr Stout led parents and children with some Christmas carols and songs. Two Year […]

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JUNIOR THEATRE TRIP

On Thursday 30th November the Juniors travelled to The Palace Theatre, Manchester to watch the West End Show “NATIVITY – THE MUSICAL” They were soon singing along and itching to join in the dancing – the children were extremely well behaved and thoroughly enjoyed the day.  

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MATHEMATICIANS AT WORK

On Wednesday the 29th November the Maths challenge team competed in the regional round of the National Young Mathematicians Award. The childrens problem solving skills were put to the test and they showed excellent teamwork skills. We wait in anticipation of the results.              

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SCHOOLS’ GOTTA SING 2017

SCHOOLS’ GOTTA SING CHARTER THEATRE, PRESTON   After much rehearsing and even a practise in front of the whole school, Mr Stout and the St Pius Choir were ready to perform at the Charter Theatre in the Schools’ Gotta Sing Concert. The atmosphere was electric, the noise was deafening and the support from all schools […]

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YOGA and MINDFULNESS

YOGA AND MINDFULNESS Years 3 and 4 had a fantastic time on Wednesday 22nd November, when ‘Little Yoga Adventures’ came to lead them through a guided meditation with yoga. The children began by relaxing and clearing their minds. They were then taken on an adventure to Australia. They used yoga poses to enhance the meditation […]

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SAFEGUARDING FOR CHILDREN

NSPCC VISITOR SPEAK OUT, STAY SAFE We had a visitor, Jo Bowker, who came to deliver the NSPCC’s  ‘Speak Out Stay Safe’ programme to the children from Reception to Year 6. This is a nationwide programme for every primary-school-aged child in the UK. With the help of her friend Buddy, she presented an assembly to […]

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Interhouse Swimming

Interhouse Swimming Gala ST. MICHAEL      ST. RAPHAEL     ST. GABRIEL On Monday 20th November Year 2-6 swimmers participated in our annual Interhouse Swimming Gala. This was an exciting and fun event enjoyed by all. The children encouraged and supported each other throughout the gala showing great team spirit. Congratulations to St. Gabriels who were the overall […]

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ANTI-BULLYING DAY

Anti-Bullying Week MONDAY 13TH NOVEMBER A huge thank you to Mrs Thornton for teaching us how to be effective Playground Leaders! The training was in addition to the previous year. Pupils commented they felt much more confident to lead sessions at lunchtime. The whole school ran backwards! We received a phone call from Shantelle Gaston-Hird. The world […]

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Harvest Assembly

HARVEST ASSEMBLY On Monday 2nd October, Prep 3C delivered a Harvest themed assembly to support CAFOD. The children told us all about the real meaning at harvest time and allowed us to reflect on how we can help people living with little or no money and food. This was demonstrated by a huge donation of […]

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