News and Events

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

A SACRAMENT FOR OUR CHILDREN. Four of our pupils celebrated their First Holy Communion last Friday at the Carmelite Convent, with mass being concelebrated by Father Peter Draper. This is an important sacrament in the Catholic Church and shows the continuation of their journey from Baptism, to Reconciliation and mark their spiritual growth with this […]

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Science at St Pius

Some of the Juniors have been discovering exciting science! In Year 3 they have been discovering how shadows are made and they have investigated first-hand how changing the orientation of an object can affect the nature and shape of the shadow. They have drawn and cut out their own shadows, Can you guess who is […]

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Cricket season begins.

           CRICKET MATCH VS SMH  – Beautiful weather but what about the result?   On Wednesday 5th May St Pius played cricket against St Mary’s Hall.  In a close match, played in beautiful cricketing weather, SMH eventually came through to win by 36 runs.                                   

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SWIMMING SUPERSTARS!!!

Stroke of Brilliance Earlier this year over 4000 children from over 400 schools competed in the qualifying rounds for the IAPS National Swimming Finals. Around 1500 pupils qualified and two of them were Pius pupils! Mark Tompsett and Melissa Hughes-Smith competed at K2 in Crawley on the 6th of May in the National Final. Melissa […]

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Music Lessons in Year 4

  Learning to play the recorder At St Pius all Children have the opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument. This week year 4 have been practicing with Mr Stout.  They have really mastered basic sight reading.      

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FAREWELL MRS WILSON

  Mrs Wilson’s tea party.  This week we said Goodbye to Mrs Wilson, as she moves onto pastures new.  We couldn’t let her go with out a fuss.  So on Friday afternoon we finished school with a lovely Assembly  and afternoon tea.  The children spoke of their love for her as a teacher. Knowing her […]

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A THEATRICAL ROYAL VISIT

THE LITTLE PRINCE                              On Friday, The Manchester Acting Company came to St Pius a performed a dramatic, visually-stunning, fun and inventive; spellbinding performance of The Little Prince. This was the story of a little prince, who falls to earth from a star, and of the airman, stranded in the […]

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LENTEN ACTIVITIES

CHARITY STALLS              On Friday morning the junior corridor transformed into a mini bazaar, full of interesting stalls! You could buy a cake (or two!!), go bobbing for apples, take part in a quiz, practice shooting your nerf gun or even hunt for hidden Easter eggs.  Customers came from far and wide (Infants and […]

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CHARITY BREAKFAST

Breakfast goodies- a mid week treat! Thanks to all of you who turned up and donated towards Nepal. Bacon, sausages eggs, a French twist and toast! A social breakfast, how refreshing. That’s the way to start a day!  The event raised over £600 for our school friends in Nepal. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED. […]

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GOLDEN MERIT WINNERS

GOLDEN MERITS                                                   Meet the winners of our Golden Merit Awards for Spring Term 2.                                                                                                          Well done to all!!      

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