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St Edward's

Catholic Primary School

01937 843946

Through God's Grace we grow and learn.

General News

Y5 Science Fayre
Y5 did their own research to set up and run
an experiment at their Science Fayre, which was then visited by other
pupils during Science Week. Y5 did a great job explaining things and
teaching the younger children about their experiment.

Lenten Activities Spring 2022
Ys 3, 4 and 5 ran a range of exciting games and stalls in the hall
during Lent in order to raise money for charity. Lots of fun was had by all.

World Book Day - March 2022
As well as dressing up as book characters, the pupils did lots of fun activities
to celebrate World Book Day.

Maths Day February 2022:
On National Numbers Day we had our own Maths Day in school, focussing both
on number and on geometry. Pupils dressed in a maths theme - they looked amazing!

We have an Ada Lovelace and a Times Tables Rock Star Character among our maths dressed stars.

School Council check out Stables Lane February 2022:
Our school council members had a great time playing on the new play equipment
at Stables Lane: they are able to recommend it to all our pupils and families!

YF Stay and Play: Our Foundation parents can regularly come into class to play alongside
their child. 

Community Christmas Tree Festival:
Creative Club and Class 5 made angels to decorate our school and church
tree as part of the 7th Christmas Tree Festival at Boston Spa Methodist Church.

Y6 Apprentice Stalls - December 2021: As part of setting up and running their own businesses for half a term
Y6 ran stalls in the hall selling their wares.

Positive Psychology Week October 2021
During this annual themed week, Y6 pupils worked with their YF
buddy to make positive posters all about them.

Cross-Country Competition October 2021
Pupils from KS2 took part in an inter-school cross-country competition, doing extremely well.
Out of around 100 children, we had a 7th placing in one age group, a 2nd place in another
and an amazing 1st place in Y3. Well done to all.

International Dot Day - September 2021
This global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration began after teacher,
Terry Shay introduced his class to the book, "The Dot" by Peter H. Reynolds in 2009. Each
year on this International day, children are inspired to discover the power and potential of their creativity.
(See class pages for art created on this day.)

The Staff wear dots on International Dot Day

Pond Regeneration - Summer 2021
Y6 worked hard to clear and regenerate our pond area, as part of their
ECO work and in order to leave a legacy for future pupils as their parting gift.

Catenian Cup - Summer 2021
Our Y6 boys played in the Catholic schools' Catenian Cup football tournament, coming
third out of 25 schools taking part. One of our pupils was also named as, "player of the

Online Safety - March 2021
Google and Parent Zone provided an online safety task for pupils to do with parents.
Here is one pupil with their finished Interland Google Trophy.

Odd Socks Day November 2020:
Pupils and staff took part in odd socks day in support of the national anti-bullying campaign.

Positive Psychology Week Autumn 2020:
During our annual positive psychology week, pupils once again explored how to manage negative emotions, how
to make positive relationships and enjoyed giving and receiving compliments. Class 4 created this colourful tile display.

Scarecrow Display July 2020:
Y6 have done a great job recreating Torvill and Dean, and the Jamaican Bobsleigh Team for the village scarecrow competition. It looks amazing!
We are the Community Section WINNERS of the scarecrow competition - well done everyone!

Small Scarecrows July 2020:
Thank you to everyone who made a small scarecrow out of wooden spoons for Y6's scarecrow display - we have had some wonderful small scarecrows made.
Well done everyone.

Times Tables Rock Star Champions 2020
On the week beginning the 15th June, St. Edward's became the Champions of the first Leeds Diocese Catholic Schools TTRS competition, scoring
418723 points in a week. Class 5 worked particularly hard, gaining 335750 of the total score. Our children love playing TTRS and we are proud of how well they've done.

Art Work Summer 2020:
Children in key worker club have completed various pieces of art work.

Young Voices 2020: 
Years 4, 5 and 6 joined thousands of children from other primary schools to sing in the Young Voices Concert at the Sheffield Arena.
A great time was had by all!

Apprentice Competition 2019: Our Y6 pupils once again started and ran their own businesses in order to raise money for charity. They came up with lots of
original and interesting ideas and all worked very hard. Our winner produced Christmas dog treats which went down really well.

Cross -Country Competition, Autumn 2019: 
Teams of both boys and girls from Y3-Y6 took part in this annual competition, with both the team of Y5 boys and some other individuals qualifying for the next round. Well done to everyone.


 Sports Mark Gold: School has once again been successful in attaining the Sports Mark Gold award for the fantastic level of PE and Sport undertaken and taken part in during the school year 2018-2019. Congratulations to all.

The Y6 Apprentice Challenge 2018: Y6 set up and ran their own businesses as part of our Apprentice Challenge. They began at October half-term and ran their business into January, when they then presented what they had done to a panel of judges. Between them, they raised £2620.84 for charity. 




Cross-country Competition 2018: Six teams of pupils from Year 4-Year 6 took part in this year's school cross-country competition.


School Sports Gold Award: Due to our participation in both inter and intra school's sports competitions, as well as the very varied menu of sports on offer in PE lessons, we have been awarded the Gold School Games Mark for 2018-2019. This represents our continuing commitment to delivering the best sport/PE possible for all children and also our dedication to ensuring as many pupils as possible are involved in a wide range of physical activity both inside and outside of school.


Fantastic Tennis Success 2018: All of our tennis teams for 2017-18 were extremely successful: both our Y5 A team and our Y4 A team won the local cluster competition in March 2018, with the two B teams coming second. All four teams therefore qualified for the Leeds East finals, which was won by both the Y5 and Y4 A teams. They next progressed to the Leeds City finals where our Y5 team were runners-up, qualifying for the prestigious Yorkshire Finals. Well done to our talented players!

In May, the whole school took part in the St Edward's race for Life, raising valuable money for Class 5's charity, Cancer Research. The event was organised by the Y6 Faith in Action group, and together we raised an amazing £3,339.50 through pupil sponsorship. Well done to everyone.


Athletics Competition 2017/8
Our team of Y5/6 boys and girls won the local area Sportshall Athletics Competition in October 2017. They will now compete in the Leeds East finals. Well done and good luck with the next round.

Cross-Country 2017/8
Teams of Y4, Y5 and Y6 pupils took part in the first round of the Leeds Cross-Country competition. Both our Y5 boys team and our Y4 girls team have made it through to the next round - congratulations to them!


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