Catholic life in school
24/1/18 Reception children presented their learning to Class 2
27/1/18 Ks2 children performed at Peace Proms 2018
6/2/18 Class 4 Stay and Pray
9/2/18 School Council meeting at children’s request to discuss ways to raise money for Rainbow House
Wb 19/2/18 Whole school “War Horse” week to commemorate the WWII centenary
27/2/18 Eco Council held an assembly to encourage others to Live Simply
8/3/18 War Horse Concert at Parbold Village Hall
15/3/18 Class 4 Assembly on “Unity”
16/3/18 Class 3 Stay and Pray
16/3/18 Children dressed in rainbow colours to raise money for Rainbow House
21/3/18 Class 1 Stay and Pray
24/3/18 Children sang at Parbold Sings event themed “Peace”
26/3/18 ~Lenten Assembly held in school in which all children took part and families attended
27/3/18 Good Shepherd Talent Show
28/3/18 Class 2 Stay and Pray
29/3/18 Assembly to celebrate the teaching career of Mrs Hunt and all she contributed to the lives of the children in school
Good Shepherd Market was held each Wednesday in Lent with proceeds going to Nugent Care
Autumn Term 2017
Staff and Governors attended their annual reflection and meal on the evening of 26th September.
Macmillan coffee morning to support the charity. Well attended and a great atmosphere. Parents and Grandparents helped to run the morning. All children were involved in some way.
CAFOD delivered a Live Simply assembly and workshop in every class on 28th September.
Brighten up for Cafod day 13-10-17. children chose to wear bright colours, eat bright cakes etc. Raised over £200.
Each class decorated a window in Church for the Harvest Mass celebration. Children also helped to distribute the harvest gifts to people in our parish.
6/11/17 Staff attended Mass together as part of the INSET day for RE
16/11/17 Class 4 retreat to Animate with the theme “Let your light shine”
3/12/17 School and parish hosted an Advent Fair
6/12/17 Carols around the tree with members of the community and parish
8/12/17 Children sang at the PWI for Alzheimers Christmas Party
14/12/17 KS1 attended a nativity around the tree
15/12/17 Advent Reflection presented to children and staff of Parbold Douglas school
19/12/17 Class 4 sang at the Sisters of Notre Dame Convent
21/12/17 Advent Reflection involving all children
22/12/17 A whole school collective worship to celebrate the end of term and prepare for Christmas with carols and readings led by children in Class 4.
A daily collective worship was held during Advent to reflect on how to live simply during this time of preparation.
Summer term 2017:
Class 3 were prepared to be part of the children’s choir to sing at the Good Shepherd Mass in Leyland. Pauline McElroy, member of the music team from the Cathedral, visited on 4 Wednesdays to teach the children new songs.
At the start of May, children were presented to the school at assembly from Class 3 who were to make their first Holy Communion.
24th May: Class 2 presented an assembly on Holidays and Holydays– the coming of the Holy Spirit.
10th May: First Holy Communion in the parish. Party held at school.
20th June: Class 3 sang as part of the schools choir at the Good Shepherd Mass in Leyland. A wonderful occasion!
The whole school attended Mass for Sts. Peter and Paul and we had a celebration day with lots of activities.
There was a tea party for all of Year 4 and their prayer sponsors.
We celebrated the Year 6 leavers’ time at our school by a Mass in the hall with Fr, Cassian. It was a lovely service for all children, staff and parents.
Spring Term 2017:
Last term started with a Y5 and Y6 retreat to Lowe House with a theme of ‘Love your neighbour’. Animate led the day which was a great success.
All school attended Mass for Ash Wednesday.
Wednesday markets in Lent to collect money for Nugent care.
A group of children sang at the funeral of a past member of staff.
Reconciliation for Years 4, 5, 6 during Lent.
Lenten reflection was held at the end of term. Many parents etc attended and there was an appreciation of the lovely reading and singing by our children.
Stay and Pray collective worship was carried out in each class with invitations to family members.
Class 3 led an assembly on the topic of Eucharist.