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Year 6 Leavers Assembly

Dear Parents of Year 6, As you know we have our Leavers’ Assembly tomorrow at 1.30pm, followed by Mass at 2.30pm at Church.  Given the temperatures, we’ll only be inviting siblings of Year 6 to attend the assembly and mass, rather than the whole school.  Siblings will be able to

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Message from School Ping

First off, let us apologise for the issues your school and parents have experienced of the last 48 hours with SchoolPing. Thank you for raising the issues the followed the update on Sunday with us. We wanted to let you know that parents experiencing issues on iOS devices can now

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Homework, crossing patrol, lunch clubs

Dear Parents, Please get in touch with Mr. Barber at school if you’d be interested in: Being part of a small working party to work with staff on what ‘homework’ could look like across the school. Sharing crossing patrol duty in the mornings and afternoons, helping children cross the road.

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Parent Council Meeting

The Parent Council at Our Lady of Lourdes will be meeting on April 8th at 9am at school.  Please come along if you’d like.  If there’s anything you’d especially like to discuss with Mr. Barber, please email Nessa on: [email protected] – we look forward to seeing you there over a cuppa!

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Prayers for Peace

“Every day from 3.30-4.30 in this week of Ash Wednesday, the Newman Chapel at Catholic Newman School will be holding a vigil for “Prayers for Peace”. Everyone in our Deanery family is welcome to come along, sit quietly, reflect, pray and light a candle. Pope Francis has asked us to pray and fast

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Athletics Tournament Postponed

Dear Parents and Carers Due to staff shortages; I’m afraid our participation in the Athletics Tournament scheduled for today has had to be postponed.  ‘Pick Up’ for Year 5 and 6 will be at their normal time today. In terms of plans for tomorrow and Friday, I’ll inform you by

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Closure to Year 5 and Year 6

Dear Parents and Carers, Apologies for another communication, but overnight I’ve received further communications about Illness to staff in Years 5 and 6. If it is at all possible for you to keep your child on Year 5 or 6 at home today, please do so.  I’ll provide work for

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Internet Safety

Dear Parents and Carers, As part of our continued safeguarding work, Mr. Barber spoke to Year 3,4,5 and 6 today about how to stay safe when online and things to avoid doing.  The Assembly, in Power Point is available on the website under Head Teacher Updates if you would like

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Future Governors’ Fair

Monday 17th January 2022, 6.30-7.30pm, Newman College (top gate), The Upper Drive, Hove Have you ever considered serving your local parish community by becoming a School Governor? It’s an incredibly fulfilling role, having an impact on future generations as you give back, but how can you know whether it’s right

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Important Announcement for Monday 13 December

Dear Parents, Carers and Staff of Our Lady’s We’ve had an issue today (Saturday) with a small gas leak at school.  The leak has been isolated and the gas turned off, but it could be that we’ll be without hot water and possibly heating for part of Monday morning until

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