Catholic life in school
Summer Term 2018
Week beginning 23rd April—Live Simply grounds-work week across school
24/4/18 Class 4 Stay and Pray
1/5/18 Mass to celebrate the teaching career of Mrs Hunt
18/5/18 Royal Wedding picnic where children were joined by families and friends to share lunch outside
22/5/18 Reflection evening for parents of children starting in September 2018
12/6/18 Good Shepherd Mass at St Mary’s, Leyland for KS2 children
14/6/18 Class 3 Stay and Pray
16/6/18 First Holy Communion Mass followed by celebration in school
19/6/18 Class 1 Stay and Pray
20/6/18 Y2 attended daily Mass
28/6/18 Class 3 Assembly
29/6/18 St Peter and St Paul Day celebration activities
4/7/18 Class 2 Stay and Pray
4/7/18 Prize Giving Evening in church
10/7/18 Live Simply assessment team visited school
12-16/7/18 Whole school gallery to celebrate children’s work and commemorate the WW1 centenary
14/7/18 Children’s work entered into Parbold Village Fair
18/7/18 Y6 Leaver’s Mass at 2pm in school
23/7/18 Celebration Mass for the teaching career of Mrs Griffin
24/7/18 Y6 Leaver’s Assembly 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.