St John Bosco Catholic Primary School

Volcano Artists

This term Year 3 are learning about what volcanoes are, how they are formed and the volcanoes which exist today. Together we researched what is inside a volcano and created masterpieces to demonstrate our understanding. We made sure we included the magma chamber, main...

Y3/4 Indoor Football Success

Our young footballers played in the finals evening of the 5-a-side indoor competition for local schools. The standard of football was high and we had performed well last week in order to get this far. With a changed squad to give more children a chance to play, we had...

Confirmation Mass

Today school celebrated our weekly Mass with Yr 5 and Yr 6 Confirmation candidates. Father Josephat presented the children with their certificates and they sang ‘You have called us by our name’ beautifully. It was lovely to hear the children talk about...

Y6 DT Day

Y6 enjoyed a DT day today. We made chicken kebabs, fruit smoothies, beef casserole and cup cakes. The children learnt lots of new skills and had plenty of fun.

Year 3 Super Readers

Year 3 are thoroughly enjoying our new class library. Since the opening, we have been spending much of our lunch times there to read and change books and even take time every Wednesday before the end of the day to have story-time in there. Here we are listening to our...

Year 3 Musicians

This term Year 3 are learning about rhythm and recorders. We have been given our very own musical instrument which we are learning to hold and play correctly. We understand how important it is to sit up with a tall straight back and to control how we blow on our...

Confirmation

A huge congratulations to all of the children in Years Five and Six who made their Confirmation at St Michael’s Church on Thursday evening. They were an absolute credit to the school: behaviour was exceptional, they were dressed very smartly and their singing...

Bishop Visit

On Thursday afternoon, we were honoured to have a visit from Bishop David McGough. He came to school to talk to the children in Year Five and Six about Confirmation. He was really impressed with the preparations that the children had made and the work that they had...

ICT Showcase assembly

Today, children showcased their learning through ICT – with a focus on algorithms.  Years 1 to 6 demonstrated their learning of algorithms by creating a dance routine, using Beebots and a variety of software: Scratch and Kodu. Children were thrilled to see how...

Optical Illusions

This week in science club we were learning how we can use colour, light and patterns to create an image that misleads our brains – known as optical illusions. We understand that the information we receive from our eye is processed by our brain which causes us...