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Autumn Term Friday Newsletter 22nd September 2017
22 September 2017
Dear Parents In Sunday’s Gospel, (Matthew 20:1.16) Jesus uses the images of workers and a vineyard to show us something about God’s generosity. A group of workers worked in the vineyard, some worked all day and some only a short time. They were all paid the same amount. Some of the workers grumbled but the …
Autumn Term Friday Newsletter 15th September 2017
15 September 2017
Dear Parents A busy first week. The children are back into routines now and we are all hard at work. In this Sunday’s Gospel, Peter asks Jesus the question about how many times we should forgive. Jesus’ answer shows that we must forgive one another just as God forgives us: again and again without limit. …
Friday Newsletter Autumn Term 8th September 2017
8 September 2017
Dear Parents Welcome back! Hope you all enjoyed a lovely summer break. On behalf of all the staff, thank you for the gifts and cards sent in at the end of last term. They were very much appreciated. Unusually, the children have returned to a full week at school so I am sure they will …
Summer Term Friday Newsletter 21st July 2017
21 July 2017
Dear Parents, Another academic year over! Each one seems to pass more quickly than the last.   Transition. The children have spent three days with their new class teachers this week. They all seem to have settled and seem to have enjoyed being in their new classrooms. They all know which rooms they are in …
Summer Term Friday Newsletter 14th July 2017
14 July 2017
Dear Parents, Not long now to the Summer break – such a busy time in school! Children love to be listened to and it helps them to grow in self-esteem. Listening to the right people and the right messages is important for us and for our children. In this Sunday’s Gospel, we hear Jesus inviting …
Summer Term Friday Newsletter 7th July 2017
7 July 2017
Dear Parents, This Sunday’s Gospel talks about the companionship Jesus offers to us and to our children. Jesus invites us to go to him to rest and be refreshed. He came to take away loneliness and to help us to feel loved and accepted. We do not need to be clever, rich or popular for …
Snapchat Update 1.7.17
2 July 2017
Police forces have raised child safety concerns about a new Snapchat feature that reveals users’ locations amid fears it could be used for stalking. Parents have been warned to turn off “Snap Maps” on their children’s phones after Snapchat, which is wildly popular among teenagers, introduced the location-sharing mode this week. The feature displays a map of …
Summer Term Friday Newsletter 30th June 2017
30 June 2017
Dear Parents, I’m sure I said something about summer last week! What a change this week. In this Sunday’s Gospel Jesus talks quite bluntly to his disciples so that he really grabs their attention. He made them aware that following Jesus would be a difficult decision for them as they needed to be selfless and …
Friday Newsletter Summer Term 23rd June 2017
23 June 2017
Dear Parents, A beautiful start to the week, let’s hope summer has started! In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus is sending out his disciples to heal and to preach the good news. Even if they are met with hostility and persecution they must be true to Jesus. Jesus himself was fearless in proclaiming truth and exposing …
Summer Term Friday Newsletter 16th June 2017
16 June 2017
Dear Parents, Trinity Sunday In the Gospel on Sunday 18th, Jesus offers us the gift of himself to his listeners in the Synagogue. Later, at the last supper, Jesus offered his Disciples his Body and Blood in the form of Bread and Wine. The Disciples would have been shocked. Blood was a sign of life, …