Papal award for Thornaby Headteacher

On Sunday 23rd November at St Patrick’s Church, Thornaby, Mrs Peggy Swinhoe, headteacher of St Patrick’s RC Primary School was awarded the Pro Ecclesia at Pontifice. Peggy Swinhoe has been headteacher of St Patrick’s RC Primary School, Thornaby for...

European Marist Forum on Education

On 23rd July 1816, 12 newly ordained priests came together in the Basilica of Fourvière in Lyon. They promised to found a Society dedicated to Mary. Of these 12, four persevered and, in 1836, founded the Society of Mary (Marist Fathers). On 1st June 2008, 50...

St Martin’s Choristers on the BBC

Six children from St. Martin’s Ampleforth Prep School sang live from Emmanuel Church, Didsbury for the Daily Service on Radio 4 Long Wave on Monday 24th November. The service comprised of the choristers singing ‘The Call’ by Vaughan Williams and then...

Nursery Joy

20th November saw the official opening of the Nursery extension at Christ the King Primary School in Thornaby. Congratulations to the headteacher Mrs Metcalfe, to the governors, staff, parents and especially the children of Christ the King...