PARENTAL CONSULTATION OPENS for Model Policy for 'Relationships and Sex Education'

Parents are the first educators of their children. It is their right and responsibility to inform and educate their children in matters relating to human growth and development, particularly sexual development. Therefore, schools should always seek to work in partnership with parents and carers and the teaching offered by schools should complement and not replace their primary role. The Church has a special duty and right to educate as part of its mission, and a Catholic school is the principal means by which it assists parents in their duties.

Some parents and carers experience and express difficulty in discussing relationships and sex with their children. The school has a privileged role in collaborating with parents in their educative task and seeks to offer advice and to support them in this situation. This supportive role will be exercised with sensitivity. 

(Catholic Education Service)

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Solid start to the new season...

Years 5 and 6 boys had a solid start to the new football season on Friday after drawing against Ben Rhydding. There was some silky play from Giancarlos and both Thomas' upfront. It was a one sided game with us continuously testing the oppositions keeper... little did we know their keeper was a distant relation of the one and only GianLuigi Buffon... Well done to the Ben Rhydding keeper but more importantly well done to the boys for a fantastic start to the season!

ANNOUNCING OUR SCHOOL COUNCILLORS FOR 2017/18:

Last week our children from Years One-Five voted for their new School Councillors within their classes. The chosen children are: Y1 - Ollie Mc and Wiktoria G;  Y2 - Samuel W and Maeve D; Y3 - Miller J and Evelyn B; Y4 - Eddie C and Sophie D; Y5 - Ian F and Alice Y.  On Friday afternoon, eleven members of Y6 gave excellent presentations to the whole school stating why they would make good leaders within our school. Y6 and the staff voted and the following children have been duly appointed today: Head Boy - Frankie C                      Head Girl - Hattie S Deputy Head Boy - Blaise W-E       Deputy Head Girl - Kate C Mrs Hogan and Mrs Lees will be guiding the Council this year. The children's first public appointment will be to represent our school at the Bishop Wheeler Trust's Annual Mass in St Anne's Cathedral next week. Bishop Marcus is celebrating the Mass and children from each of the ten schools will be forming a special choir.

Last week our children from Years One-Five voted for their new School Councillors within their classes. The chosen children are: Y1 - Ollie Mc and Wiktoria G;  Y2 - Samuel W and Maeve D; Y3 - Miller J and Evelyn B; Y4 - Eddie C and Sophie D; Y5 - Ian F and Alice Y. 

On Friday afternoon, eleven members of Y6 gave excellent presentations to the whole school stating why they would make good leaders within our school. Y6 and the staff voted and the following children have been duly appointed today:

Head Boy - Frankie C                      Head Girl - Hattie S

Deputy Head Boy - Blaise W-E       Deputy Head Girl - Kate C

Mrs Hogan and Mrs Lees will be guiding the Council this year. The children's first public appointment will be to represent our school at the Bishop Wheeler Trust's Annual Mass in St Anne's Cathedral next week. Bishop Marcus is celebrating the Mass and children from each of the ten schools will be forming a special choir.

Good Shepherd Liturgy 19.5.17

Joe and  Izzy, our Head Boy and Head Girl , presented Bishop Marcus with a cheque for over a £1000 last week. Ben and Grace, our Deputies, carried the school banner proudly in the opening procession. Bishop Marcus asked the children to express his sincere thanks to everyone at Sacred Heart for their generosity  towards the Catholic Care charity this year. It is wonderful that a very wet and windy walk in March  could have resulted in one of the highest amounts raised for the charity  in the Diocese this year. WELL DONE TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED AND TO THOSE WHO SPONSORED THE CHILDREN.

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Clean sheets...One victory...Two draws...

The Year 5 boys' team narrowly missed out on the final on goal difference. Johnny J scored a blinder that the referee couldn't believe had gone in. Thomas B was solid in goal; keeping three consecutive clean sheets. The boys could not have done much more. Unfortunately Burley Oaks scored more goals and therefore progressed through to the final. 

I am a very proud teacher and I look forward to seeing the boys in the league next year! #cleansheet #talent #proud

LG

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Year 5/6 girls come runners up in Pool tournament...

It was all about solid defense and clinical finishing which saw the Year 5 and 6 girls progress into the final of the Pool Football Tournament. The girls fought valiantly in the final but were narrowly beaten 1-0 in the last minute of extra time. Eye witnesses have stated that the opposition were off side when the goal was scored...

Thank you to the parents for your support so far at the Pool Football Tournaments!

LG

Victory at Pool

Year 3 played their first tournament last night at Pool C of E Primary. They won 4 of their games to top the results table, then won the final 3 -Nil against Pool. A brilliant team effort, with only one goal scored against them, the Goalies were superb.  The striker had a fantastic night with the rest of the team effectively serving him the ball on numerous occasions. Thanks to Pool for organising this fantastic event yet again.