Our Lady St Gerard's RC Primary School

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26th February 17

Welcome from the Headteacher


On behalf of the whole school community I would like to welcome you to Our Lady and St. Gerard’s Catholic Primary School.

Our school has a dedicated and caring staff who work hard to provide exciting and challenging activities which will encourage every child to develop to their full potential.  We are very much a school family who strive to ensure that our wonderful children are happy and enjoy being in school.  We strongly value our links with parents, the parish and the wider community and we believe that by working in partnership we can provide an outstanding education for every child. Supported by our Parish of Our Lady and St. Gerard Majella and the Diocese of Salford, we work hard to develop our Christian ethos and values that will shape all aspects of school life.

Our Lady and St. Gerard’s is a very special place to be and we take pride in offering an excellent education in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We hope that you find our website interesting and informative but if you would like further information please to not hesitate to contact us.

Visits to the school are always welcomed.

Mrs J McNally



World Book Day & Book Fair

On Thursday 2nd March it is World Book Day. We will be celebrating reading and books throughout the week and sharing stories on our 'bedtime story' day on Thursday.
The Book Fair also starts on Thursday after school. Come and grab a great read! Follow the link to our totaliser and more information on World Book Day.

New Library System coming soon!

We are currently upgrading our library system in school and will be training staff and children how to use the online resource once it is set up. Look out for the Reading Cloud coming soon!

Manners Matter Week

Our 'Manners Matter' week was a great success! The children spent a lot of time talking about how to use good manners and there were some excellent examples around school of well-mannered children.

Photo Gallery

Our photo gallery has been updated with the Year 1 & 2 Nativity and Robinwood photographs. There are more Robinwood to be added!

Extra Curricular Activities

Lots of our after school activity clubs are starting in the next couple of weeks. Please keep checking the link to view the clubs on offer in spring. More clubs may be added and different year groups will have opportunities throughout the year.

Alternative Advent Countdown

Thank you to all who contributed to our Alternative Advent Countdown. The donations were taken to Fox Street Homeless Shelter on Friday and were very much appreciated.

Digital Leaders

The new Digital Leaders for this year have already been working hard in school taking part in staff training and putting up displays. The team are: Aimee, Erin, Joseph, Josh, Liam, Mary, Niya, Kacey and Grace. You can read more from them in this week's newsletter.

Nursery Places

If you have a child who will be three years old during 2016-2017 then they will be entitled to 15 hours of free sessions in our school nursery. Please contact the school for further information and for an admission form.