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News & Events

Please scroll down to find out about all of the interesting things that have been going on at Ss. Peter and Paul and to see our photo galleries.

June - Ss Peter and Paul Feast Day Mass

For our special feast day, we celebrated Mass in church. It was lovely to celebrate Mass together on this special day.

June - Ss Peter and Paul Talent Show

It was an amazing night at the school talent show. 18 wonderful acts made it through to the final and perfomed brilliantly with incredible confidence. A big well done to all the performers, especially our winner - Norah!

June - Y3 Ancient Egypt Day

Y3 had a fantastic Ancient Egypt day! A special visitor from historytolife led a number of exciting and interesting lessons that the children loved. 

June - Dyslexia and Disability Awareness Week

Each class has taken part in a range of activities where they have learnt about the needs and challenges that different learners have. The children have grown in understanding and can now appreciate both the positives and challenges that some people have.  

June - Y5 Visit to Armley Mills

Year 5 had a brilliant day experiencing life as Victorian children.

June - Celebration Mass and Communion Party

We had a lovely party after Mass today to celebrate our Y4 children making their 1st Communion. Thank you to everyone who helped make it such a success.

June - Reception Foodbank Friday Challenge

Well done to our reception class for their foodbank donations. The Mini Vinnies confirmed that they have definitely filled the box! They presented reception with a certificate and extra playtime voucher. Most importantly, they have helped those in need in our local community.

June - Celebration Mass

Together, we celebrated Y4's 1st Communion with a beautiful Mass and procession to the school field. 

June - Health Week

We have had an amazing health week in school. The children have taken part in: daily miles, golf, cooking, skipping, fun run, yoga, dental instruction sessions, smoothie making, first aid, netball, mental health sessions, bouncy castle jumping and orienteering.

June - GOLD AWARD

We are delighted to receive the news that we have achieved the Gold Sports Games Award for sporting provision. Well done to everyone who has contributed to this. 

June - Y4 First Communion

Congratulations to our Y4 children who have received the Sacrament of Communion for the first time in a very special Mass. They led the readings, prayers and singing, and we are very proud of them all. 

June - KS2 Child- Led Worship to the Trust

Our KS2 children have done a great job of leading worship sessions to other schools in the Trust. 

June - Y3 Charity Day for The Air Ambulance

Y3 have had an amazing day with staff from the air ambulance. They have raised over £100 by taking part in a helicopter simulator! They learnt lots about the work the air ambulance does too. 

May - Academy Council Outsanding Behaviour Award Winner

Congratulations to this half-term’s winner of the Academy Council Consistently Outstanding Behaviour Award - Charlie!

May - Y4 Charity Event

Well done to Year 4 who have raised over £100 for Guts UK by having a non-uniform day and having a special sports afternoon.  

May - Y1 Foodbank Friday Challenge

Congratulations to the children in Y1 who have successfully filled the foodbank box. They were presented with a special certificate and extra playtime voucher from the Mini Vinnies. Well done for helping members of our local community. 

May - Summer 1 Spelling Bee Champions

Congratulations to Y5 who have won the Summer 1 half-term spelling bee competition! They were delighted to receive the trophy in Celebration Assembly. 

May - Ascension Mass

The school enjoyed celebrating Ascension Mass with families and parishoners at church.

May - Jubilee Celebrations

To celebrate the queen's jubilee, we had a special jubilee picnic! 

May - May Procession

The whole school enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of devotion to Mary. We had a special time of prayer in Church then processed back to our school field saying the rosary.

May - Reception Visit to Temple Newsam Farm

Reception had a wonderful visit to Temple Newsam Farm; they loved seeing all the animals and exploring nature. 

May - Y1 Visit to Harlow Carr

Y1 have had a wonderful day exploring nature at Harlow Carr.

May - Walk to School Week

As part of walk to school week, we have had very popular walking buses. It's been lovely to walk to school together and enjoy the good weather. 

May - Healthy Schools Acreditation

We have finally received our acreditation plaque that recognises the work we continue to do to reach the standards of a health school. Well done to everyone who contributes to this.

May - The Beast

After all their hard work during SATs week, the Y6 children richly deserved a treat afternoon of ice creams and experiencing The Beast!

May - Y6 Leavers' Hoodies

A big thank you to our school PTA who presented the Y6 pupils with the leavers' hoodies that they have purchased for them. It was a great way to round off SATs week. 

May - Good Shepherd Mass

It was lovely to celebrate Mass at Leeds Cathedral with other Catholic schools. During the Mass, we presented our fundraising cheque to the Bishop and told him about all our fundraising activities. 

May - Y5 Residential to Herd Farm

Y5 have had an amazing time during their residential at Herd Farm. They have taken part in a range of outdoor and spirituality sessions and have loved the experience. 

May - Y6 SATs Breakfast

During SATs week, the Y6 children have enjoyed coming into school early and having a special breakfast with their friends!

May - KS2 Children Leading Worship

Well done to children in KS2 who have led worship to other classes in our BWCAT family. Well done, children. 

April - Y2 Foodbank Friday Mini Vinnie Challenge

Well done to Y2 who received a certificate and extra playtime voucher from the Mini Vinnies today for successfully filling the foodbank box. Most importantly, they have made a great difference to those in need in our local community. 

April -Blackpool Half Marathon

A big thank you to everyone who sponsored Mr Power in running the Blackpool Half Marathon. He completed the race in 1 hour 50 minutes. The kind and generous sponsorship raised £1300 that was shared between CAFOD's Ukraine appeal and FOSPAP school PTA. 

April - Start of Term Mass

What better way to start the term than a wonderful whole school Mass at church. Thank you to Father David for celebrating Mass with us. 

April - Young Voices

What an amazing night at the Sheffield Arena! Our 83 strong-choir (plus staff!) sang and danced with everything they had and were part of a fantastic night's entertainment. It was a wonderful experience for everyone involved.

April - Other Faiths Week

Children in each class have really enjoyed learning about different world faiths this week. They have developed their understanding of the similarities and differences between our faith and other world faiths. 

April - Y5 Easter Production

A huge well done to our amazing Y5 children who produced a stunning performance of 'Roll Back The Stone'. It was a moving and very polished performance. Well done, everyone.

April - Spring 2 Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to Y6 who have won this half-term's spelling bee trophy. Well done to everyone who has worked hard to improve their spelling score on these tricky words. 

April - Academy Council Award for Outstanding Behaviour

Congratulations to the 1st ever winner of the Academy Council Award for Outstanding Behaviour. Beth received her award from governor Mr Price during Celebration Assembly. 

March - Stations of the Cross Meditation

Each class has visited the depictions of the stations of the cross meditation that are situated around school. The children have responded in a very respectful and prayerful manner. 

March - Y4 Service of Reconciliation

As part of our preparation for Easter, Y4 led the school in a beautiful and very moving reconciliation service. This was followed by individual confessions.

March - Y3 Foodbank Friday Challenge

The Mini-Vinnies think Y3 have done a fabulous job of filling the Foodbank box. Not only have Y3 earned a certificate and extra 10 minute playtime voucher, but more importantly they are helping people in our community! 

March - Rosary in the Prayer Garden

A big thank you to our Mini Vinnies who during Lent are leading the Rosary during playtimes in the prayer garden. 

March - Y5 Preparation for Confirmation

A big thank you to Father David for visiting Y5 and starting their preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation. He was very impressed with their observations and questions. 

March - Good Shepherd Appeal

As part of our fundraising for the Bishop's Good Shepherd Appeal, we have been playing the Beetle drive game in school and having a whacky hair day! We had lots of fun and raised over £240. 

March - Sportleaders

Our fantastic group of sportleaders give up their lunchtimes to organise and run sporting activities for younger children. They have now got new hoodies so they are easily recognised by children in school! 

March - Trust Worship

Well done to the Y6 children who led Trust worship for other Y6 classes in the BWCAT.

March - Outdoor Ted Experiences for Reception and KS1

Children in Reception, Y1 and Y2 loved their visit from Outdoor Ted. They took part in a range of fun outdoor learning activities including: listened to bird song, making bird feeders, completing an animal track hunt and making clay hedgehogs!

March - Y5 STEM Fayre

As part of our STEM week, Y5 organised a fantastic STEM fayre where they created a number of brilliant stalls and activities to show what they have learnt. Children in other classes loved taking part in the activities and developing their knowledge and understanding. 

March - Ash Wednesday Mass

The school gathered together to mark the start of Lent with a beautiful Ash Wednesday Mass in church. 

March - Praying for Peace

We followed the Pope's wishes for a day praying for peace. In each class we prayed for peace around the world. 

February - PTA Twosday Challenge

We have had a brilliant response to the PTA's Twosday challenge for 22.2.22. Children have taken part in a range of creative different challenges and have raised over £2,000!

February - STEM Week

We've had a fantastic STEM week in school. The children have enjoyed taking part in a range of science, technology, engineering and maths activities. We've been very grateful to have wonderful visitors who work in these areas and have shared their expertise with us. 

February - World Book Week

We had a great week of fun world book week activities where we celebrated the wonder of books. We had a special dressing up day where we had to dress up as a word. There were some very creative ideas!

February - Y2 Charity Event

Well done to Year 2 who held a very successful charity toy sale where they raised over £90 for their class charity. Marie Curie cancer care.

February - Year 4 Foodbank Friday Challenge

Well done to our Y4 children who have successfully filled the foodbank box and have earned a certificate and extra playtime voucher from the Mini Vinnies. Most importantly, these donations will help those in need in our local community.

February - Bible Skills Week 

We have had a fanastic Bible Skills Week in school. The children have taken part in a range of activities where they have developed their understanding of the Bible and its contents.

February - School Council

Our school council meet regularly to discuss the contents of the class suggestion boxes and consider ways in which they can improve and develop our school. 

February - Visitor to Year 2 

As part of Year 2's work on Florence Nightingale, they welcomed one of our school parents, Mrs Fleming, who discussed (and demonsrated) modern nursing techniques. This was invaluable in helping children compare how approaches have changed. 

February - Children's Mental Health Week

Children have enjoyed taking part in a range of mindfulness activities as part of children's mental health week. 

February - Online Safety Week

Each class has been working hard to learn about how to keep safe online. They have learn about how to use sites and apps safely and what to do if they are concerned by any content they see. 

February - Y4 Teaching Class Mass

Year 4 had a beautiful teaching class Mass on the altar. Father David explained each part of the Mass so carefully and was very impressed with the children's knowledge. 

February - Y6 Residential to Robinwood

Year 6 have had a fantastic time on residential at Robinwood. They have embraced the various adventurous activities and have enjoyed working together as a team. 

January - Mini Vinnie Foodbank Friday Challenge

Well done to Year 5. The Mini Vinnies have decided that you have definitely filled the box and have earned a certificate and an extra playtime!

January - Y5 Child-led Trust Worship

Y5 did a great job of leading worship for other Y5 classes in the Trust.

 

January - Y5 Teaching Class Mass

Year Five enjoyed their class mass with Fr David. They listened well and asked very thoughtful questions as he explained the parts of the mass and showed them lots of vestments in the sacristy.

January - Young Apprentice Winners

Congratulations to Young Apprentice winner Isla and fellow finalists Elsie and Ciara for three amazing presentations in the Young Apprentice final.

Thank you to Mr Beardsley (BWCAT CEO) for visiting school to present the finalists with their trophy. 

January - Thank You, Mrs Pratt!

A big thank you and congratulations to Mrs Pratt who has recently completed 25 years of service with the school! A huge thank you for all your hard work, Mrs Pratt. 

January - Child- led worships to the trust

Each class in school has enjoyed the opportunity to lead class worships with other schools in the trust. Via zoom, they have managed to present and share their worship with other children in their year group in other school settings. 

January - Feast of St Anthony

We celebrated the feast of St Anthony during a whole school worship. We learned all about his life and thought about how he could be an example to us in our own lives. 

January - Young Apprentice Challenge

Our fantastic Y6 Young Apprentices did a wonderful job of presenting their businesses to Lady Sugar (and her advisors) in the boardroom. From their initial loan of £4 each, they have made a profit of £1,911! Well done, Year 6! They will use this money to make a donation to their class charity (Cancer Research), make a donation to a local community project, buy something for the whole school and fund a treat trip in the summer term. 

December - Christmas Class Parties

Each class has enjoyed a class Christmas party. They have had a great time celebrating!

December - Autumn 2 Spelling Bee Winners - Year 6!

Well done to Y6 for winning this half-term's spelling bee competition! They were delighted to receive the trophy which now moves into Y6's classroom!

December - Mini Vinnie Advent Messages

Our Mini Vinnies have been spreading the Christmas message by delivering a message/bible quote from our school Advent Calendar.

.December - Christmas Dinner

A big thank you to our fantastic kitchen staff for providing a wonderful Christmas lunch.

December - Christmas Cards

Following our Christmas card card making day in school, we have been delivering our Christmas cards to our parish and local community to share the good news of Christmas. 

December - School Newspaper Issue 13!

Well done to everyone involved in putting together our fantastic school newspaper. It is packed with all the exciting things we have been doing in school.

December - Reception Nativity Production

Our reception children gave a brilliant performance of 'The Sleepy Shepherd'. The children sang, acted and danced with wonderful enthusiasm and thoroughly entertained their audience. Well done, reception!

December - KS2 Reconciliation Liturgy

Year 5 led a beautiful Reconciliation Liturgy. There were readings, drama, prayers and singing as we celebrated God's incredible love and forgiveness.

December - Young Apprentice Stalls

Our Y6 Young Apprentices have been busy creating and running their businesses this term. The children did a great job of setting up stalls to sell their goods and services. Everyone was very impressed. Well done, Year 6!

November - Liturgical Christmas Card Making Day

Each class in school stopped lessons for an afternoon and became Christmas card making factories! The children worked very hard to make lots of Christmas cards that will be delivered around our local area (and given out after Mass) to share the good news of Jesus' birth and wish everyone a very happy Christmas. 

November - Y6 Confirmation

Congratulations to our Y6 children who received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Marcus. It was a beautiful Mass, and we are very proud of all the children for making this special step on their journey of faith,

November - Y6 Foodbank Challenge

Congratulations to Y6 who have received a certificate and extra playtime voucher from the Mini Vinnies for successfully filling the foodbank box. More importantly, they have helped to support those in need in our local area. Well done, Year 6. 

November - Christ The King Mass

School and parish joined together for a wonderful celebration of the Christ the King Mass. Children led the readings, prayer and singing and shared a beautiful Mass. 

November - Anti-Bullying Week

The children have worked hard to produce some very thoughtful work for anti-bullying week.Each class had a specific challenge around the theme of 'One Kind Word' and they shared this during Celebration Assembly.  Our whole school message is that little acts of kindness can be shared and grow throughout our school

November - Mini Vinnies Official Blessing

Our Mini Vinnie group were officially blessed and inducted into their new roles by Father David at Ss Peter and Paul church.

November - Class Visits to Mass

Each class has enjoyed visits to Ss Peter and Paul Church where Father David has very kindly taken the children through the different parts of the Mass. This has really helped to develop their understanding. Thank you, Father David.

November - 1st Times Table Champion

We have our 1st school times table champion! Congratulations to Emma in Y6 who has completed all the times table tests, including both parts of the Hot 132, to become a times table champion!

November - Open Morning

Thank you and well done to members of Y6 who helped with our open morning by giving tours of the school. They did a great job!

November - School Student Council

Our school student council have been meeting to discuss their aims for the year, use of their budget and how best to represent the views of their classmates.

November –Altar Servers 

Father David has started training up members of Year 5 and 6 to be altar servers. The children are taking the responsibility and training very seriously; we are looking forward to seeing them serving in Mass soon. 

November – Celebration Assembly 

Each week, following Friday’s worship, we have a Celebration Assembly where children present their learning and two members of each class are awarded certificates. We now have Y6 children (2 each week, on a rota) who present the assembly and introduce each class. Maisey and Emma were the first presenters and did a great job! 

October – Y5 Charity Day for Winston’s Wish 

Year 5 have added £90 to their class charity total following a fantastic pyjama and fitness day. The children organised the day’s events and had a great time while supporting a very worthwhile cause. Winston’s Wish is the UK’s childhood bereavement charity and supports children and their families after the death of a parent or sibling. 

October – Good Shepherd Celebration at Leeds Cathedral 

Our worship leaders were very proud to attend the Good Shepherd celebration at Leeds Cathedral. Elsie and Isla presented a cheque to Bishop Marcus and discussed the school’s foodbank and charity work. 

October – Autumn 1 Spelling Bee Winners! 

A huge congratulations to Year 2 for being our first ever spelling bee champions! Years 2-6 have been working really hard to learn the 20 tricky words, but it was Year 2 who came out as the winners with an average score of 17.1. Well done, Year 2! 

October – Prayer Leaflets 

A big thank you to Canon Nunan for donating family prayer leaflets for every child in school. This is a great resource for families to use to pray together. 

October – Y5 Visit to Outdoor Ted 

Y5 had an amazing day at the Skylark centre for their Outdoor Ted visit. The children loved working together on a variety of adventurous activities such as orienteering and den building. 

October – Welcome Liturgy 

Our reception children were officially welcomed into our school through a very special liturgy. Father David led a special worship where each child (accompanied by their Y6 buddy) received a candle, name card and a blessing. In front of their parents and grandparents, the children then performed ‘Great Big God’. 

October – Y2 Visit from William Petty 

Year 2 had a very special visitor when Sir William Petty joined them for the day! The children had an amazing day developing their learning about the great fire of London through a range of practical activities.  

October – Singing Liturgy 

It’s wonderful to be able to meet together every Thursday for our singing liturgy. Here, a group of Y5 children are teaching the school actions for the ‘Great Big God’ song. 

October – Y6 Visit to Outdoor Ted 

Y6 loved their visit to Outdoor Ted. The children took part in a variety of outdoor and adventure activities focused on teamwork and problem solving. 

October – Harvest Festival 

We had a great celebration for our Harvest festival. Each class shared some of their learning about Harvest and presented this in a variety of ways including songs, art and poetry. Each child brought an item of food or toiletries for the local foodbank and sisters of the poor. The non-uniform day also raised £200 for CAFOD.  

October – Mini Vinnies 

Following an application letter to Mrs Filarowski (our RE subject leader), we have a new group of appointed Mini Vinnies. They will be following the message of – see – think – do – to help others. We look forward to hearing about their work.  

October – Y4 Visit to Outdoor Ted 

Year 4 had a wonderful time at the Skylark centre for their Outdoor Ted trip. They took part in a number of outdoor and adventurous activities that focused on developing teamwork and collaborative skills. 

September – Class Charities 

Each class has democratically decided on a class charity that they will be supporting this year. Children will be learning about the work their charity does, creating charity boxes for class and organising a charity even during the year. 

September – Young Voices Choir 

We have 82 very excited children who are part of our Young Voices choir! The children are working hard to learn by heart all the songs and dance moves for the big concert in January in Sheffield arena. 

September – Whole School Mass 

It was a very special occasion for the whole school to celebrate Mass in church again. Thank you to Father David for leading a beautiful Mass. 

September – Summer Reading Challenge 

A big well done to the 42 children who completed the summer reading challenge. Mrs Filarowski, our English subject leader, presented each child with a certificate and a prize in recognition of their fantastic reading over the summer. 

September – British Values Day 

The British Values of: democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs were studied during a special British Values day in school. Each class studied these four principles through a range of interesting and fun cross curricular lessons and activities. You can learn about how we promote British Values at Ss Peter and Paul by following this link: Ss Peter and Paul Catholic Primary - British Values (sspeterandpaulyeadon.co.uk) 

September – Return to School! 

It’s wonderful to be back in school and to be able to celebrate worship together.