What is Rainbows?
Rainbows is a not-for-profit international organisation, offering training and programmes for establishing peer support groups in communities, schools, churches, and social agencies. The programmes are available to children, young people and adults of all ages who are grieving a death, family change or any other significant loss.
When a change takes place in the [...]
What is Rainbows?
Bishop Terry officially blessed the new school building at St Edward’s Primary School, Middlesbrough on 31st March.
Bishop Terry is pictured with Mrs Colleen Short, Headteacher, and Canon John Loughlin.
The photo on the left shows how the school building looked before the building work.
The photo on the right shows how the exterior of the school building [...]
St Martin’s Ampleforth have broken their record for the second successive year in gaining scholarships to Ampleforth College. A record number of pupils were entered by parents for the senior school’s all rounder Basil Hume scholarship examination. Pupils were tested in their chosen fields, various combinations of Sport, Drama, Music, Art, and sundry specialities, with [...]
Pupils from All Saints’ Primary School in Thirsk certainly found plenty to smile about in their ‘Snacks to Smiles’ fundraiser.
The challenge was to give up a snack or treat during Lent and give the cash they saved to CAFOD. Before the money was sent to the charity it was used to create some very [...]
A long and intense period of negotiation between Shepherd Construction and the Diocesan Buildings Department resulted in an affordable scheme that is now on site.
The ground breaking ceremony that should have taken place on 9th December had to be cancelled due to severe weather conditions, this was replaced by a foundation stone laying ceremony which [...]
St Augustine’s RC Primary School, Coulby Newham
In the Summer term 2010, our school was awarded the Eco Schools Green Flag Award. This is a prestigious award and is only gained after an independent assessor has interviewed some staff and children and ensured that all necessary areas have been achieved. Through our RE lessons and assemblies, [...]
St Joseph’s Primary School, Pickering, has received an excellent
OFSTED report. Overall it was judged to be a Good school with some Outstanding features. The inspectors write ‘This is a good school, in which pupils make good progress. The school provides an outstandingly caring and supportive environment. Pupils feel happy and safe in the [...]
The new school year began with an experimental leadership arrangement at St Mary’s: an Acting Co-Headship. All is going well and parents, children and governors feel the arrangement is working well.
Highlights of the year so far have been joining in the ‘Big Assembly’ in the school hall and improvements to the extensive school grounds to [...]
Life is very busy at St Gabriel’s!!!
Some lucky children in our school were privileged to visit Twickenham to see our Holy Father. They talked about their experiences in assembly to the whole school and a beautiful display was created.
Our PTA has worked tirelessly to raise funds to extend our trim trail. It is now complete [...]
Kevin Macklam, Headteacher, writes,
‘St Joseph’s in Pickering is celebrating another successful year. In April, the school was re-awarded the ‘Investors in People‘ standard due to the hard work of all the staff at the school. In May, the school enhanced its ‘community cohesion‘ by forming a link with Chang Feng Primary School in China. This [...]