St John Bosco Catholic Primary School

Girls’ Football League Game

A week on from our first game, we played our second against Shirelands Hall, once again in the driving rain! This didn’t deter anybody though as both teams had lots of fun and entertained us with an exciting game. The first goal took a while but eventually,...

Year Six problem Solving Day

Year Six really enjoyed their day on Monday. They completed a number of activities and challenges where their only way to succeed was to work together effectively. Thank you to The Problem Solving Company for a great day and well done to all of the children who did us...

Macmillan Coffee Day

Today has been a great success;  it was lovely to see so many parents eating cakes, drinking tea and coffee and donating to a very worthy cause. The pupil leaders did a fantastic job of helping to set up and sell cakes. Thank you all for joining us and for your...

Literacy / RWI Open Morning

A number of parents joined their children this morning for a Read Write Inc or reading based literacy lesson. It was very well attended and it was great to witness the interaction between children, parents and staff. We received very positive feedback and intend to...

Girls’ Football League Game

This year, we are part of the local Sandwell girls’ football league, playing 6 games over the season. We began against Grove Vale today with the girls eventually putting in a strong performance, following a slightly nervous start. Margaret had to be at her best...

Working together to learn about numbers

Class 5 and class 1 joined together which gave the older children an opportunity to become ‘teachers’ and help the younger ones learn more about numbers. We used egg boxes to help children visualise numbers and support understanding of number bonds to ten....

Visit to Worcestershire County Cricket Club

A group of enthusiastic children came along to New Road, Worcester to watch Worcestershire play against Gloucestershire in a County Championship game. It was a fantastic afternoon, with the staff at Worcestershire looking after us superbly. After being greeted, we...

Times Tables Rock Stars launch day

All children now have access to the online maths programme Times Tables Rock Stars. So far, almost all children have enjoyed playing this at home as well as in school. In order to raise the profile of learning times tables, we enjoyed a Rock Stars day at school, with...

Trip To Edgbaston

We had a lovely evening at Edgbaston Cricket Ground watching Warwickshire play against Essex in the County Championship. Warwickshire had the best of the evening taking three late wickets to put them in a strong position in the match. The players were kind enough to...

Year 6 Commitment Mass

We celebrated our first Mass of the new school year on Thursday. It was well led by class 6 and all staff and students made their commitment promises for the year. Thank you to Fr Josephat for celebrating Mass with us.