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  • 13 May 2019

    FIRST HOLY COMMUNIONS (Sunday 19th May: 11am) Our 12 Communicants will be receiving this very special Sacrament at St Mary’s Church in just over a week’s time. Please pray for them and their families.

  • 12 Apr 2019

    We break today for a two week holiday over Easter. The children will return to school – hopefully well rested – on Monday 29th April for an 8.55 am start. Mr Brennan, the Governors and all the staff wish you and your families a very happy, holy and peaceful Easter – when it eventually arrives!

  • 22 Mar 2019
    Newsletter 165

    THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION Monday 25th March (10am) Fr Martin will be celebrating Mass with us to mark the visit of the Angel Gabriel to Our Lady, to tell her that she would give birth to Jesus. All our community are very welcome to join us.

  • 04 Mar 2019
    Newsletter 164

    CONFIRMATION It was wonderful to see 56 young people (11 to 13 year olds) from our Halifax parishes receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Marcus at St Malachy’s Church on Wednesday evening last week. Congratulations to them all!

  • 04 Feb 2019
    Newsletter 163

    SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMMES A reminder that the final session of our Confirmation Programme is on Wednesday evening this week (7pm) and the 3rd session of the Confession Programme is also on Wednesday at 6.30pm.

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Newsletter 162

    WELCOME & HAPPY NEW YEAR We hope you all had a very enjoyable and restful Christmas break.

  • 14 Dec 2018
    Newsletter 161

    Third week of Advent

  • 26 Nov 2018
    Newsletter 160

    ADVENT MASS (4th December) It is the first Sunday of Advent next weekend. To celebrate the start of this important liturgical season we invite you to attend our Whole School Advent Mass on Tuesday 4th December at 2.15pm.

  • 09 Nov 2018

    HARVEST CELEBRATION (23rd October) We enjoyed a fabulous Harvest Celebration in school at the end of the last half-term.

  • 16 Oct 2018
    Newsletter 158

    HARVEST CELEBRATION (23rd October 2.15pm) We will be celebrating the harvest that God has given us in a liturgy led by Y3 & 4. We use this annual event to support two very worthy charities –

  • 01 Oct 2018
    Newsletter 157

    FIRST MASS OF THE YEAR We hope lots of parents and friends of St Mary’s will join us on Thursday 11th October (11am) for our opening Mass of the academic year.

  • 14 Sep 2018
    Newsletter 156

    We hope lots of parents and friends of St Mary’s will join us on Thursday 11th October (11am) for our opening Mass of the academic year.

  • 04 Jul 2018
    Newsletter 155

    END OF YEAR MASS Our final Mass of the academic year will be on Wednesday 18th July at 11am.

  • 08 Jun 2018
    Newsletter 154

    FEAST OF Ss PETER & PAUL (29th June 2018) We will be celebrating this feast with a whole school Mass on the 29th June at 2.30 p.m.. All school community members are very welcome.

  • 14 May 2018
    Newsletter 153

    SATs WEEK Children across school are now in the midst of formal assessments (FS, Y1 Phonics, KS1 Assessments Y6 SATs. Please do your very best to support them emotionally and practically – we especially ask for your support with Y6 this week.

  • 27 Apr 2018
    Newsletter 152

    OFSTED SUCCESS! All parents were sent the S8 Inspection Letter on Wednesday this week. We are very pleased that the school continues to be recognised as ‘GOOD’ and we want to take the opportunity to thank everyone for your continued support for our wonderful school.

  • 29 Mar 2018
    Newsletter 151


  • 05 Mar 2018
    Newsletter 150 5/3/18

    Some of the activities we are getting up to in Lent and a message from Mr Brennan about Snow closures.

  • 02 Feb 2018
    Newsletter 149

    ASH WEDNESDAY The whole school will be in Church on the 14th February at 11am. Parents and parishioners are very welcome to join us to mark the beginning of the season of Lent.

  • 16 Jan 2018
    Newsletter 148

    CONFESSIONS 2018 Parents and children who are taking part in the programme this year should attend the first Workshop on Wednesday this week at 6.30pm. A reminder that if you are unable to attend the session at St Mary’s there are 5 alternative venues across the Deanery where the same content will be covered.