St John Bosco Catholic Primary School

NSPCC Pants – The Underwear Rule

As part of our safeguarding we have been talking to children on how to keep safe. All KS2 children took part in a ‘PANTS’ assembly using resources from the NSPCC where the children became aware of how to keep safe using ‘The Underwear Rule.’...

Y5 and Y6 talk from Casey Bailey

We would like to say thank you to Casey Bailey for giving a talk on his personal experience of gangs and knife crime within his family. He made a choice not to be involved in this lifestyle and gave lots of useful advice to children on how to recognise signs and avoid...

Class 5 Science Open Morning

Class 5 enjoyed being inventors for the morning, the parents had a great time taking part too. The morning allowed the parents to gain a better insight into what their children have being doing in Science this half term. The children designed a new product to make...

Class 2 Art Open Morning

Class 2 enjoyed a super morning of art work, joined by a number of parents. It was an opportunity for parents to see what goes on in class, learn a bit about one of our current topics and spend some quality time working with their children. We are currently learning...

Girls’ Football Tournament

We took part in an invitational football festival along with 16 other schools from around Birmingham. The standard was very high but we were certainly up to the right level. I couldn’t fault any of our girls throughout the competition – their effort,...

Annual Athletics Competition at Abbey Stadium

It was a fantastic day out for 45 of our children from KS2 at the impressive Abbey Stadium athletics track in Redditch. Boys and girls from year 3 through to year 6 competed in various events including sprints, long distance running, throwing and long jump. Then to...

Y6 SATs (and introducing our new class member)

Well done to Y6 for a fantastic attitude and 100% effort during SATs week. We are proud of each and every one of you! And look who came to visit after the tests – our new member of class – Millie Grubham. She was very smiley and also very smelly but we...

Girls’ Cup Football

We were entered into a tough group, trying to reach the quarter finals of the Birmingham Girls’ Football Cup. Unfortunately, there were several drop outs which meant less games but it did guarantee that all 4 teams from our half of the draw would qualify, so the...

Gardening Club

With our new tools, we were off to a flying start in gardening club today. Children got stuck in removing weeds and turning over the soil to allow space for new flowers to grow.

Year 5 creating their own music

The children really enjoyed using different instruments to make their own music. They had the chance to work in groups and experiment, before showing their final piece to the rest of the class. They produced some amazing tunes! They will be working towards creating a...