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Maryvale

Catholic Primary School

  • With our mother Mary,
  • we gather together joyfully,
  • to love, live, learn and pray,
  • with respect for all God’s family,
  • as Jesus teaches us.

Autumn Term 2021

We have enjoyed being able to come back together as a school community.   

We have celebrated the following:

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary  - We had a whole day dedicated to Our Lady

Multi- Faith Week - Check out some of the activities on the Class Pages!

The season of Creation - including class liturgies

St Vincent de Pauls' Feast Day

St Francis of Assisi's Feast Day

Harvest Mass

Mini Vinnies donating food to St Chad's

The House Captains leading Lunchtime Rosary Club

Parent Sacramental Meeting with Fr The

Weekly Class Masses

Using our God-Given talents to learn how to play the recorder!

 

 

 

 

Harvest Mass - The children took part in a whole school Harvest Collective Worship. We thought about what Harvest means to us and to to our community. The incredible generosity of the families at Maryvale meant that we could donate lots of food. Which will make such a difference to the community at this particularly challenging time. 

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary  - We had a whole day dedicated to Our Lady.

We have expressed our Love for Our Mother Mary by creating art work, making poems and offered our love and respect through prayer services.

2020-2021

 

                                          Lent 2021
Nursery, Reception, Year 3 and Year 4 joined in with the Maryvale Walk for Water challenge this afternoon on the field. We had lots of fun and have raised lots of money!

Lenten Prayer Gardens

A big thank you to Mr Zolna for kicking off our Lenten preparations.  It was so lovely to see so many of you joining in our collective worship via Zoom.  We can't wait to start our Walk For Water challenge - raising money for CAFOD

CAFOD's Walk For Water Assembly

Children's Mental Health Week -  1st -7th February 2021

As Catholics, it is really important to use prayer as a tool to look after our mental health. 

Use the link below to access a guided prayer:  

https://www.tentenresources.co.uk/children-mental-health-week

Children's Affirmation Jars

Our Faith in Action

                                     Advent and Christmas 

During Advent, the children took part in several activities in order to raise money for St Chad's Sanctuary and local food banks.  Take a look at some of the fundraising we got up to...

Reception have made Bambinelli's in preparation for Jesus' birthday. We then presented our Bambinelli's to be blessed during a virtual mass.

                                   The Chocolate Raffle

Advent Prayer services - joined virtually by parents

Reception's Advent Service

                               Remembrance Day
2019 -2020

Advent fundraising

 

The spiritual council have decided to support St. Chad's Sanctuary during Advent this Year. 

Year 6 planned and led a thought provoking and reflective Remembrance Day assembly

We had a special day celebrating the Canonisation of John Henry Newman

Albert led the whole school in a Harvest assembly, encouraging everyone to bring in food to donate to foodbanks

Lenten Charities 2019

 

During Lent one of the charities we will be supporting is HCPT. HCPT is a charity who take children (including past and present pupils from our school) on life changing pilgrimage holidays.  This is also a charity close to Miss Hopper's heart as she volunteers as a group leader. You can find more information - https://www.hcpt.org.uk/

 

On Friday 8th March Andy Clare came to talk to KS2 about the work of HCPT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key Stage One Nativity

EYFS Nativity

The children all enjoyed acting out the Nativity story. They sang their hearts out and were all superstars!

On Sunday 9th December we had our first family Mass of the year, this was also the Mass of Commitment for years 3 and 6. Well done to the pupils for leading the Mass in such a respectful and reverent manner.  

Harvest Festival

 

The whole school community came together for our Harvest Mass on 11th October, thank you to everyone for their very generous donations.  All food and toiletry items will be donated to our local Foodbank https://www.trusselltrust.org/ and

https://www.sifafireside.co.uk

 

Our generous donations demonstrate our faith in action, living out the Gospel virtues of 'Generous and Grateful'.

 

 

 

 

We are pleased to support St. Chad's Sanctuary in Birmingham.
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