Fantastic Results at SS Peter and Paul! 09 January 2019- The primary school league tables were released before Christmas, and we are very proud at SS Peter and Paul to announce that our fantastic results at the end of last year means we are one of the top schools in Wolverhampton based on our progress and attainment results. Please click on this link to read […]
A Fond Farewell! 08 January 2019- At the end of last term, we said a fond farewell to our lunchtime supervisor – Mrs Watton. After 32 years of service at SS Peter and Paul, Mrs Watton retired from her position in school. She will be missed by all of our children and staff at the school. All of our best wishes […]
Christmas Fair 08 January 2019- Our Christmas Fair raised £881.74! This is a truly amazing amount and a massive thanks goes out to all the parents, staff and children that donated to this event. A huge thank you also to everyone who was involved in organising this wonderful event.
Nursery Visit to Newbridge House 14 December 2018- Today our afternoon Nursery visited Newbridge House as one of their acts of Advent Kindness. The children decorated the tree for the residents with the decorations they had made. They sang Jingle Bells and Baa Baa sheep and were rewarded with a cake. Everyone loved it and we were invited to go back again! Well done […]
Early Years Nativity 14 December 2018- On Wednesday, our youngest children performed their version of the ‘Nursery Rhyme Nativity’. The children did such a wonderful job. Thank you for all the parents that attended and for all the Early Years staff’s support.
Spelling Challenge 06 December 2018- On Tuesday, four of our most talented spellers from Year 4 attended a spelling challenge at Wolverhampton Girl’s High School. The children competed in several challenges against other schools, and came away with a reward for their endeavors. Well done!
Boccia Event 06 December 2018- Yesterday, 5 of our Year 5 and 6 pupils competed against other schools in a Boccia competition. The children performed extremely well in an unfamiliar game but what really stood out was their attitude towards the other children there. All the children were a credit to SS Peter and Paul and really showed our school’s […]
Sports Hall Athletics 04 December 2018- Last Monday, 16 of out year 5 and 6 pupils represented the school in a Sports Hall Athletics event. They had to complete events such as; speed jump, sprint, throwing basketball, agility sprint and standing long jump. Depending on how successful they were resulted in the amount of points they could win for their team. […]
Towers Residential – Day Three 01 December 2018- On the third and final day of the residential, the children started by stripping their beds, packing and tidying their rooms (including hoovering). We then split into our two groups that we had been in the previous day. Groups 1 & 2 went canoeing, where they also had a chance to jump into the water […]
Towers Residential Day Two 29 November 2018- The weather eased off slightly so we split into two groups. Groups 1 + 2 Today was one of my favourite days ever! So first we had to put on a pair of trousers and a jumper,they were called furries. Then we got a pair of wellies, also a helmet. After we got all the […]
Towers Residential Day One 28 November 2018- The children arrived safely at around 12:25 this afternoon. They were then tasked with making their own beds and unpacking. The children then had lunch and we went for a walk, where we braved the torrential rain and gale force winds. The children are currently enjoying some free time before dinner.
Year 5 Class Assembly – Anti-Bullying Week 21 November 2018- On Friday, our Year 5 class performed an assembly all about Anti-Bullying with the message being: CHOOSE RESPECT. The children acted out scenarios, showing how things can change if children make the right choice. They also performed a song ‘No to Bullies’ written by one of our own Year 6 children. The children got their […]
Book Quiz 20 November 2018- On 6th November, six children from Years 5 and 6 represented the school in the annual Game 4 Reading Book Quiz at the Education Library Service. In preparation for the quiz, the children had to read six novels and complete author studies for three famous authors. The children competed against pupils from two other Wolverhampton […]
Parliament Week – School Debate 15 November 2018- Yesterday, Key Stage 2 held a debate in school as part of Parliament Week. The children were debating ‘Should children have access to mobile phones, social networking and online games?’ This was a very structured debate with excellent views and reasoning provided by all pupils. The remaining Year 4, 5 and 6 children then took […]
Remembrance Parade 13 November 2018- On Friday, Mrs Byrne and Mrs O’Leary took some of our children to the Remembrance parade that took place through Wolverhampton city centre – commemorating the lives of the people that fought for us in the war. This was attended by schools from all areas of Wolverhampton including the other schools in our academy.
Celebrating Diwali at SS Peter and Paul! 13 November 2018- Last Wednesday, we celebrated Diwali in school! The children had a Diwali themed assembly lead by Mrs Byrne and then came together as a school in the afternoon to share in the celebration by participating in lots of Diwali themed activities.
Archery Competition 24 October 2018- Yesterday, SS Peter and Paul hosted an Archery Competition ran by Premier Sport. St Paul’s C of E school came with Year 3 and 4 children to compete against our children from the same classes. All the children performed really well and demonstrated real progress as the competition went on. Our congratulations go to St […]
Year 6 visit London 18 October 2018- Yesterday our Year 6 children had a fantastic day in London! This opportunity was provided by a local property developer ‘Tatton Hall Homes’, and the local press arrived at school as the children were about to leave to get a photo with the class and the Director of Tatton Hall Homes – Mr Tatton. Year […]
Future Firefighters 12 October 2018- The firefighters from Tettenhall Fire station visited Early Years yesterday. They showed us the equipment in the fire engine, showed us the special clothes they have to wear and even let us spray the hose. A reminder to parents, regularly check the smoke alarms in your home. If you do not have smoke alarms please […]
Fully-equipped: SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary Academy receive free Premier League Primary Stars football kit 09 October 2018- Pupils from SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary Academy, in Wolverhampton will be able to kick-off the new term in style, following the delivery of a free Premier League Primary Stars kit for their football team. SS Peter and Paul were awarded the free Nike kit, consisting of 15 football shirts, shorts and socks, after […]
Year 5 Class Liturgy 03 October 2018- This morning, parents joined year 5 in their Class Liturgy. The children shared their prayers and reading from the Gospel inspired by St Teresa and Little Way Week and the miracles of Jesus. This morning was also an opportunity for parents to meet our new Music teacher – Miss Barrett. Miss Barrett performed one of […]
Macmillan Coffee Morning 02 October 2018- A massive thank you to all parents, children and staff for contributing to our Macmillan coffee morning in school. We are extremely proud to announce that we raised £346.41! This really is a tremendous amount! Our school council judged the bake off entries as well as other competitions. They chose the following winners: Class Bake […]
Golden Elevenses 18 September 2018- On Friday, some children were chosen to celebrate the first Golden Elevenses with Mrs Byrne. The children were chosen for their excellent behaviour at lunchtimes throughout the week. They enjoyed some home-made apple juice and some chocolate biscuits.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 18 September 2018- On Tuesday 11th September, Father Mark brought the Blessed Sacrament into our school hall for a service of Adoration. We joined all of the Catholic Primary Schools in the Diocese to take part in this special event simultaneously.
Nursery Graduation 17 July 2018- On Friday 13th July, our Nursery children had their graduation assembly. The wonderful children treated us to a retelling of their favourite story – ‘We are going on a Bear Hunt’ and displayed some of their work, before receiving their graduation certificates. Well done to all the children, and thank you to the parents who […]
Kings Camp Visit 17 July 2018- Last Tuesday, we had a visit from Kings Camp to promote physical activity. Kings Camp is a UK registered charity and their mission is to get children active, having fun and learning together. For 25 years they’ve been instilling a love of activity from an early age, making sport enjoyable and accessible, no matter the […]
Year 6 Safari Park Trip 16 July 2018- On Wednesday 27th June, our year six children celebrated their wonderful year by going to the West Midland Safari Park. A great time was had by all…
Miss Oxley Retires! 16 July 2018- Our wonderful brass teacher, Miss Oxley, is retiring this year. She has worked so well with our children over the years. A massive thank you to her for her commitment to the children and their musical education. Miss Oxley received some flowers and some other gifts as gestures of thanks from the children. All of […]
Catholic Athletics Event 16 July 2018- On Friday 29th June, some of our Years 3,4, 5 and 6 children represented the school in the Catholic Athletics Event, held at Our Lady & St Chad Catholic Academy. The children competed in these events: Long Jump, Ball Throw, Obstacle, 100m, 300m, and relay. As with the last few years, our children competed brilliantly, […]
Rainbow Day Spectacular! 03 July 2018- We celebrated our annual rainbow day last Friday. This year we were raising money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Mrs Willkhu kindly produced a unicorn cake, which was the main prize for the raffle, eventually won by a child in Reception. Everyone joined in to support; Year 5 and 6 children ran stalls to raise money, […]
Sports Day 2018 03 July 2018- Last Tuesday, on possibly one of the hottest days of the year, we had our Sports Day! The children performed so well despite being in difficult conditions. We also had a lovely turn out from family members too – we know the children really appreciated having so many people there to support them. We will […]
Prayer Garden Opening 03 July 2018- On Friday morning, our saints feast day, we had our official opening of our new prayer garden. Father Mark came to bless the garden in front of our academy’s directors, governors, parents and our school council. This was a lovely event, organised by Mrs Sandhu, which involved a celebratory tea party after. We all feel […]
Great School Run 2018 03 July 2018- On Friday 15th June, SS Peter and Paul attended the Great School Run event at Aldersley Stadium. Years 3 – 6 attended all day, participating in lots of various activities including the run, whilst Years 1 and 2 joined us to do the run around Aldersley. A wonderful day was had by all children, and […]
NSPCC Fundraising 03 July 2018- A huge congratulations to everyone at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary Academy for raising £155.89 for NSPCC. Thank you to everyone who donated!
Wildside Nursery Trip 25 June 2018- Nursery children went on a trip to the Wildside Activity Centre where they enjoyed pond dipping, mini beast hunting and den building. They also created a natural collage, using as many colours as they could find. Everyone had a great time!
Wider Curriculum Week – Art 07 June 2018- SS Peter and Paul’s latest wider curriculum week had an Art focus. The children focused their work around an artist and developed their artistic skills using a variety of media throughout the week. All classes produced some absolutely stunning pieces of work, and this culminated in having our own Art Gallery showing at the end […]
Holy Communion 07 June 2018- Congratulations to our Year 3 children who have celebrated their Holy Communion. The children produced a wonderful assembly, which was well attended by parents before half term. The children all looked wonderful in their Holy Communion clothes and were a credit to their families and the school.
Royal Wedding Celebration 21 May 2018- On Friday, SS Peter and Paul celebrated the Royal Wedding Celebration by having a lunchtime buffet in the beautiful sunshine. All the children were in high spirits in their own clothes. Children were either dressed as a Prince or Princess or the colours; red, white and blue to represent the Union Jack. Many thanks to […]
Keys Stage 2 SATs Week 14 May 2018- Good luck to all our pupils participating in the SATs tests this week and to all the year 6 children across our MAC schools. A reminder that breakfast club is free to all Year 6 children this week.
Writing Impact Parent Workshop 25 April 2018- Thank you so much to all of the Year 2 parents who attended the writing workshop last week as part of the IMPACT project. The aim of the project is to involve more parents and children together. During the workshop, parents were able to work with their children on a writing task and were given […]
Easter Bonnet Parade 25 April 2018- Last week, we had an Easter Bonnet Parade for your Nursery and Reception children. All the children looked absolutely brilliant in their home-made bonnets. Thank you to all the parents and family members that supported the children in creating these lovely works of art. Mrs Williams, Mr Morgan and Miss Higgins had the difficult job […]
Celebration and Easter Project Winners 29 March 2018- This morning we had our celebration assembly. First, we had all of our entries for the Easter Garden project displayed in the hall and we had three judges decide on a winner for each class. The judges consisted of: Mr Asbury (Site Manager), Mr Spinks (Academy Committee) and Mrs Thompson (Office Staff). The winners were: […]
Tag Rugby Superstars! 28 March 2018- For the third year running, SS Peter and Paul had qualified for the city finals in Tag Rugby. This took place at Wolverhampton Rugby Club on Monday 26th March. There were 16 teams who qualified, who were split into 3 leagues. In our group were: Fallings Park, Bhylls Acre, Claregate, Loxdale and Lanesfield. Our results […]
Catholic Football and Netball Event 26 March 2018- On Friday 23rd March, SS Peter and Paul entered a Netball and Football team to compete with other Catholic Schools at Our Lady & St Chad Catholic Academy. There was a mixture of Years 3-6 in both teams which demonstrated the depth of talent we have at the school. The netball team did really well, […]
Share a Story Event in Early Years 26 March 2018- Early years children welcomed their families for a Share a Story event on Friday 23rd March. It was a wonderful opportunity to read and tell stories together, in a range of languages. It wasn’t only parents and teachers who were involved in the storytelling, as both Nursery and Reception children told a traditional tale that […]
Year 5 Wolverhampton Maths Challenge 21 March 2018- Yesterday, four of our Year 5 children attended a city maths challenge event at Wolverhampton Girls High School. The children were split into two teams and had to answer several challenges and were given 8 minutes to solve each problem. 21 schools attended from across Wolverhampton and Walsall with 64 teams competing. I am extremely […]
Year 4 Love Reading! 12 March 2018- Year 4 produced a wonderful class assembly on Friday morning – dedicated to how important reading is to them. This was particularly appropriate as were celebrating our rearranged World Book Day in school so the hall was awash with everyone’s much loved book characters. The children spoke about their favourite stories, acted out some of […]
Tag Rugby Sub City Finals 12 March 2018- On Thursday 8th March, our school participated in the Tag Rugby Sub City Finals event at Smestow Secondary School. There were 8 schools participating – split into two leagues, and the top schools would qualify for the City Finals on Monday 26th March at Wolverhampton Rugby Club. We were very fortunate to be joined by […]
End of an Era! 05 March 2018- Wednesday 28th February was a sad day at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary Academy – Mrs Dawn McTurk, who had been our crossing lady for 16 years, retired. Dawn has been such a valuable member of our school community helping the children to safely cross the road while also being the first welcoming face […]
NSPCC Number Day 28 February 2018- A massive thanks to all children and families for their donations for our Number Day. We managed to raise £42.13, which is an increase on last years total. We have had a certificate of thanks, which is now displayed in our school office.
NSPCC Buddy Workout 28 February 2018- Last Friday, the children participated in the NSPCC Buddy Workout Day to raise money for the NSPCC. The children had a half an hour slot where they had to do continuous physical activity. Some classes danced for 30 minutes and some classes did a gym workout! Don’t worry the teachers also got involved; leading the […]
Storytelling Fair 26 February 2018- Our first ever Storytelling Fair at SS Peter and Paul’s was a huge success! Thank you so much to all of the parents who attended and for your valuable feedback. The children were an absolute credit to the school and performed their poems and songs, which they had created with John Edgar (a local storyteller), […]
Quicksticks Festival 13 February 2018- Last night, eight of our Year 5 children participated in a ‘Quicksticks’ Hockey festival at Aldersley Leisure Village. The children were split into two teams and competed in games against other schools around Wolverhampton. Our ‘A’ team, played three games winning 3-0, losing 4-1 and then winning their final game 1-0. There were some great […]
Pancake Making in Early Years 13 February 2018- Today we welcomed many parents and carers into early years to make pancakes with their children. They were able to choose a healthy fruit topping, and the pancakes were then devoured by the children with great enthusiasm. Parents commented “thank you so much for inviting us to join in with this today, we have really […]
Year 1/2 Multi-skills Event 07 February 2018- Last Thursday, some of our year 1 and 2 children were selected to represent the school in a Multi-skills event. They were split into teams of boys and girls and had to complete a number of different activities that would test their balance, coordination, speed and agility. The children did extremely well and finished with […]
Confirmation 2018 31 January 2018- Congratulations to our Confirmandi, who on Tuesday last week, were confirmed at St Michael’s Church by Bishop McGough. The children looked very smart and were supported by their families and staff from the school. Many thanks to Miss Higgins, who helped prepare the children for their confirmation.
Kingswood Day 2 30 January 2018- The children had a great nights sleep and were up early this morning to pack their bags and strip their beds before breakfast. After breakfast, the children made the beds ready for the new school and are currently on a farm walk. Once back, the children will have lunch and then get ready to return […]
Kingswood Day 1 29 January 2018- The children have had a fully packed day and are now settling into their beds ready to go to sleep. After having lunch earlier, the children then went and experienced what it was like to be in an Anderson Shelter during the war. They found this very interesting and were able to show off their […]
Kingswood 29 January 2018- The children have arrived safe and sound and fortunately the weather has also improved. They have unpacked and played on the ropes and the zipwire whilst also completing a nature trail this morning. We have just had our lunch and the staff here were impressed with the children’s manners. They are now enjoying some play outside.
Wider Curriculum Week- Geography 16 January 2018- During our wider curriculum week before our Christmas break, all year groups had a Geography focus, with each year group focusing on the key skills of the geography curriculum. This involved learning about famous mountain ranges, volcanoes, rain forests and the continents around the world. The children thoroughly enjoyed their week, which involved a visitor in Year 5 […]
Sporting Stars! 16 January 2018- Premier Sport, who deliver some of our extra curricular activities, have been into school to reward those children that are trying their best in their sessions. All children were awarded with a certificate and some superstars were awarded with medals for the effort that they have been putting in, like Dominic and Jakub from Year […]
Merry Christmas to all our community! 20 December 2017- This morning, SS Peter and Paul welcomed pupils, staff and parents to celebrate, what has been a fantastic term for our children. Mrs Byrne led an assembly, which firstly focused on Advent and why we celebrate Christmas. As usual at SS Peter and Pauls, there was a lot of child input to the assembly, with […]
Christmas Dinner 18 December 2017- Last Thursday, our Christmas dinner was served in school. The children enjoyed eating their dinner in the festive setting, with the Christmas tree (decorated by the children) and carol singers, well prepared by Mrs Sandhu. Thank you to all of our wonderful lunchtime staff who prepared the meal for the children.
Early Years Christmas Nativity 18 December 2017- On Friday morning, our Nursery and Reception children performed their Christmas nativity to all of their proud families. The children were fantastic and performed really well. A huge thank you to the hard work put in by our Early Years team. Thank you to all the parents that came to support their children.
School Closed – Tuesday 12th December 11 December 2017- Due to governor concerns that not enough staff will be able to attend tomorrow to safely open the site to classes, school will be closed to the children tomorrow. This is due to the extreme weather conditions over the last few days and the freezing temperatures today and tonight causing hazardous travelling conditions on the […]
School Closed – Monday 11th December 10 December 2017- Due to health and safety concerns on the school site as a result of the hazardous weather, school will be closed for all staff and pupils on Monday 11th December.
Punctuality Focus Week 04 December 2017- Today, we launch our Punctuality Focus Week. During this week, we will be monitoring attendance and punctuality daily and talking to your children about the importance of regular attendance and punctuality. It has been proven that poor attendance directly effects attainment. Your children can only learn if they come to school every day on time. There […]
Netball Match – Palmers Cross 29 November 2017- Yesterday, SS Peter and Paul welcomed Palmers Cross Primary for our first netball match of this academic year. Despite the weather (which was freezing), both teams were up for a competitive match. In the first quarter, we were a bit nervous and it took us some time to settle into the game. We did have […]
Road Safety Week 28 November 2017- You may have seen our recently appointed ‘Parking Patrol Wardens’ outside of school last week. The children were there to thank the parents and carers that were walking to school and who were also parking safely outside of SS Peter and Paul. This will continue as we strive to make our school as safe as possible. […]
Youth Sunday at SS Peter and Paul 28 November 2017- On Sunday, pupils from school joined together with young people from The Edge, liturgy group and CathSoc to undertake roles in Mass on National Youth Sunday. This year, Youth Sunday fell on the solemnity of Christ the King. Children made crowns and presented them at this special occasion. Thank you to everyone that attended.
Year 5 and 6 Sportshall Athletics Competition 28 November 2017- Yesterday, ten children (5 boys and 5 girls) attended the Sportshall Athletics competition at St Peter’s Collegiate School. They were competing against four other primary schools in six different events. The children competed in teams of boys and girls and then their scores were added together to make a whole school total. The events the children […]
Football Match – Palmers Cross 21 November 2017- On Thursday 16th November, SS Peter and Paul travelled to Palmers Cross Primary School for their second football fixture of the year. This was an opportunity for a few more players to represent the school in a competitive fixture for the first time. Similar to their last game, SS Peter and Paul were losing 5-0 […]
School Disco 21 November 2017- Thank you to all the children that attended the Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Discos on Friday evening. We arranged the discos so that we could raise funds towards our school pantomime. I am pleased to say that we raised £256.28 towards the cost of hosting the pantomime, thank you again to everyone […]
Football Match – West Park 13 November 2017- On Thursday 9th November, SS Peter and Paul had their first football fixture of the season. We welcomed West Park Primary, who were also playing in their first game. The game started off very evenly, before West Park’s pace and power started to take affect. They quickly raced into a 4-0 lead – catching SS […]
Walk to School 2017/18 07 November 2017- As part of our aim to encourage our children to enjoy and live healthy lives and to try and reduce the traffic outside our school, we have joined the Living Streets – Walk to School Challenge. Tom from Living Streets delivered an assembly to the children yesterday to launch the walk to school campaign. This […]
Harvest Festival 07 November 2017- Our Year 6 children lead an assembly on the Harvest Festival. All classes participated, performing either a poem or a song to the rest of the school and supporting parents and carers. We would like to thank those who were able to attend and also a huge thank you for all the donations of food […]
Wider Curriculum Week – History 02 November 2017- During our wider curriculum week before half term, all year groups had a History focus with each year group focusing on one aspect of history. Year 1 – Transport over time Year 2 – The Gunpowder Plot Year 3 – The Iron Age Year 4 – The Romans Year 5 – World War Two Year […]
Football Match Vs Palmers Cross – Postponed 31 October 2017- Unfortunately, Palmers Cross Primary School have postponed the upcoming fixture that was meant to be on Thursday 2nd November. This will be rearrange for a future date. The children, who would have been involved, will need to be collected at the end of school at normal time.
Staff Conquer Great Birmingham Run! 16 October 2017- A huge congratulations to Mrs Byrne and Mr Morgan for completing the Great Birmingham Run yesterday. They ran 13.1 miles for their chosen charities of Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Cancer Research UK. For this event alone, they have raised a combined total of just under £2000. A massive thank you to all the parents and […]
Science Week 10 October 2017- As we welcomed our children back for the start of a new year, each class engaged in a ‘Science week’. Every class focused on a specific area of Science and some children produced projects at home, which they brought into share with their class. All week children produced lots of exciting Science work and all the […]
Macmillan Coffee Morning 10 October 2017- On Friday 29th September we held our annual Macmillan Coffee morning. Thank you to everyone for your generous donations of cakes, and for the delectable entries to our bake off competition. The judges had the pleasurable task of tasting the cakes and desserts, and the difficult task of choosing our winners. Congratulations to you all! […]
Year 6 Play at Music School 19 July 2017- Some of our most talented brass players had their last lesson yesterday before they perform at the Wolverhampton Music School today. We wish them all the luck today and we also extend our thanks to Miss Oxley, who has taught them so well over the last few years.
Rainbow Day 19 July 2017- Thank you for all of your donations for Rainbow Day. The children had a lot of fun; dancing, playing Samba, taking penalties and getting their face painted. The total raised for our Peace Garden was £486.41. Thank you to all the children and parents for their kind donations.
Let’s Get Cooking! 19 July 2017- Over the last two weeks of term, Mrs Willkhu and Mrs O’Brien Coleman have been providing the children from all year groups with a cooking experience. They have cooked a variety of food from pasta bake to apple crumble. The children have been really enthused by this experience and have really got a lot out […]
Beauty and the Beast/Leaver’s Assembly 18 July 2017- Last Thursday, our Year 6 class received a standing ovation for their version of Beauty and the Beast as part of their leaver’s assembly. The children have been rehearsing hard for weeks and produced a wonderful performance, which had parents and teachers in tears. After the performance, the children shared their favourite memories from their […]
Athletics City Finals 18 July 2017- Last Thursday, we took out city finalists to Aldersley Stadium to compete for medals in the Athletics. The children were already in the top 8 in the city in their event but were going to try to win a medal. The children performed amazingly and did themselves proud in front of strong support from parents […]
Nursery Graduation 18 July 2017- On Friday 14th July, our Nursery Class had their graduation assembly. The children had a lovely day and thought about what they would like to be when they are older. By the looks of it, we may have a few superheroes! Mrs Murphy kindly had a cake made with all their graduation pictures on so […]
Year 6 Safari Park Trip 11 July 2017- Year 6 enjoyed a wonderful day in the sunshine at the Safari Park last Wednesday. They spent the morning viewing the park’s fantastic animals, including; elephants, rhinos, giraffes, lions, white tigers and crocodiles! The afternoon was just as action packed as they embraced the rides in the theme park with their teachers. What a wonderful way to end […]
Athletics City Heats – Wednesday 28th June 11 July 2017- We took ten children to the City Athletics event at Aldersley Leisure Village to compete in individual events against the other children in Wolverhampton. The top performers would then qualify for the finals night on Thursday 13th July. The children performed wonderfully against other children from a range of schools across Wolverhampton and I am […]
Sports Day 2017 28 June 2017- Last Wednesday we held our Sports Day, which just happened to be on the hottest day of the year! The heat did not stop the children (and parents) giving their all in the different events. The children represented themselves and their houses brilliantly; supporting the different children during their events. In the morning, Early Years and […]
‘Lets Dance’ Dance Festival 27 June 2017- Children from Years 3-6 represented the school in the dance festival at Newhampton Arts Centre on Monday 19th June. They performed two dances that they have been learning with Nicole (our dance coach) linked to a Disney theme. The children danced their hearts out and did themselves, watching parents and the school proud. There was […]
Sacrament of the Eucharist – Saturday 17th June 27 June 2017- Congratulations to our Year 3 children who received the Sacrament of the Eucharist at SS Peter and Paul Church on Saturday 17th June. The children also performed a class assembly on Friday 23rd June where they discussed their experience with the rest of the school. Year 3 presented Mrs Byrne with flowers to thank her for […]
Great School Run 2017 27 June 2017- On Friday 16th June, our children participated in the annual Wolverhampton Great School Run at Aldersley Leisure Village. Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 participated in lots of physical activities throughout the day including a grueling run in the summer heat. Years 1 and 2 also came up for the run and it was great […]
International Children’s Day 05 June 2017- On Friday 26th May, the children across the school celebrated International Children’s Day. The children got to plan what they wanted to do throughout the day. In Early Years, the children requested to wear their own clothes, participate in free flow activities inside and outside Nursery and Reception and have music playing with lots of dancing. They […]
May Procession 26 May 2017- This morning was our May Procession service for the crowning of our lady. In a change to recent years and to celebrate the wonderful weather God has sent us, we chose to have the service outside. Martyna, who is from Year 6, crowned our lady in front of our whole school and several parents in the […]
Sacrament of the Eucharist – Saturday 20th May 22 May 2017- Congratulations to the six children who received the Sacrament of the Eucharist at SS Peter and Paul Church on Saturday 20th May.
A Quacking Time in Reception 17 May 2017- Last week the children in Reception had a special delivery of 7 mysterious eggs. The children then had to guess what type of eggs they were. There were guesses ranging from chicks, penguins, snakes and crocodiles! Fortunately, no crocodiles or snakes hatched out of the eggs and instead we were lucky to have 7 little ducks […]
Kwik Cricket Festival 16 May 2017- Earlier today, eight children from years 4, 5 and 6 represented the school in a Kwik Cricket festival at Fordhouse’s Cricket Club. There were four schools who attended and these played each other in matches, with the winning team going onto play in the city finals competition. Each school had eight overs to field and eight overs to bat, […]
Year 5 Polyphones Workshop 08 May 2017- On Wednesday 3rd May, our year five class took part in a workshop where they were taught how to play the polyphones by Mr Clark. This included a performance to the entire school and parents in the afternoon. Year 5 then did some follow up writing on the workshop in their English class, writing […]
Citizen of the Term Winner 24 April 2017- Congratulations to our citizen of the term winner – Ariyan Pallan in Year 6. Ariyan is an excellent role model for the younger children in school. He demonstrates a positive attitude to learning who is always wanting to improve. Over the past term, Ariyan has shown how he is willing to support others around school; […]
Easter Garden Winners 24 April 2017- Congratulations to these children, who were our winners of the Easter Garden competition. Year 1 – Zayne Harris Year 2 – Austeja Grinyte Year 3 – Ella Webb Year 4 – Leah Dykes Year 5 – Olivier Obielak Year 6 – Martyna Plecha Well done to all the children that entered the competition, it was […]
Year 2’s Trip to the Black Country Living Museum 06 April 2017- On Wednesday the 5th April, children in Year 2 went to the Black Country Museum to enjoy a day learning all about the Victorian era. This trip was organised to support their learning of their topic on Victorians from this term. The day was a great experience for all involved with a very ‘hands on’ […]
Book Quiz 06 April 2017- Yesterday, Mrs Ross hosted an inter-school book quiz where children representing their different houses competed against one another. Children from each year group were given some books to read to prepare for the book quiz. Year Ones read ‘Whatever Next’, Year Three read ‘Toby Tucker, Year Four read ‘The Giants and the Jones’ and Year […]
Key Stage 2 Brass Performance 06 April 2017- Our Years 4, 5 and 6 children have been learning to play their brass instruments with Miss Oxley all year and here are some of the songs they have been learning.
OFSTED Parents Meeting 05 April 2017- A huge thank you to the parents that attended the meeting yesterday to discuss our recent OFSTED report and also the ongoing parking issues we are having outside school. The meeting was very productive and the minutes will be emailed to those who attended and will be made available to any other parents who would like […]
Easter Bonnet Parade 05 April 2017- On Tuesday 4th April, children brought in some fantastic Easter bonnets and Easter gardens to share. A parade was held in the school hall where the children could show off their very creative Easter bonnets to the other children and parents. Here are some pictures of the fantastic entries! Remember Easter garden entries are still […]
Tag Rugby City Finals 03 April 2017- This afternoon, SS Peter and Paul again competed in the finals hoping to improve on last years 13th place in the city. (Top Left to right: Kacper, Joshua, Martyna, Gavin – Bottom left to right: Autumn, Mabast, Maier, Eros, Giuseppe and Bartek) We started in our pool games with a 2-1 win against Villiers Primary […]
Fitness Day! 31 March 2017- Today our Key Stage 2 children were put through their paces by students from Halesowen College, who are currently studying health and fitness to become personal trainers. This was organised by Miss Stott to champion healthy lifestyles and how regular exercise can benefit your health. Years 3, 4 5 and 6 participated in a thirty […]
Reception Class Assembly 28 March 2017- On Friday 24th March, Reception put together a class assembly to celebrate Mother’s Day. They shared all the reasons why ours mums are special to us, sang some beautiful songs dedicated to Mother’s Day and then produced some portraits of their own mums! Thank you to all the parents that joined us for the assembly […]
Comic Relief 2017 28 March 2017- A fun day was had by all the children on Friday 24th March. Staff dressed up as pupils and raffle tickets were sold to try and win the fantastic cake created by our own Mrs Willkhu. The children then came together at the end of the day for a dance off to Taylor Swift’s Shake […]
Catholic Sports Event 27 March 2017- On Friday afternoon at Our Lady & St. Chad Catholic Academy, children from years 4, 5 and 6 children took part in a football and netball event. The footballers were in a group with St Christophers, Corpus Christi and Holy Rosary. We had 4 games, having to play Corpus Christi twice. The children battled really […]
Dance 4 Life! 23 March 2017- On Tuesday 21st March, Bartosz Kolasa, Laura Iwan, Gavin Mann and Blessing Inyiri attended a Dance 4 Life event at St Matthias School. During this event, the children learnt three different dances; commercial, street and cheer leading, working along side other children from local primary schools. This event has provided the children with an opportunity to […]
Bishop Cleary MAC School Council Meeting 14 March 2017- This afternoon at SS Peter and Paul, we welcomed the other School Councils from the other primaries within the Bishop Cleary MAC. All School Councils joined forces to begin a project about feeling safe and happy. Last year our own School Council won a Speakers Award from the House of Commons and this year we plan to enter […]
A hard fought victory for SS Peter and Paul! 14 March 2017- On Tuesday 14th March, SS Peter and Paul hosted St Michael’s C of E Primary school for a football match. The game started off very tight and it was obvious this was going to be a very close game. There were a few chances for St Michael’s and Alyssia Williams went close for SS Peter […]
Football Match Report – SS Peter and Paul v Woodthorne 13 March 2017- On Friday after school, SS Peter and Paul welcomed Woodthorne Primary School for a football fixture. Both teams started off well and the game was very evenly matched. Suddenly, Woodthorne raced into a two goal lead, thanks to an excellent header and a rasping left foot shot, our keep Giuseppe Lengyel had no chance with […]
School Through to Tag Rugby City Finals! 08 March 2017- Yesterday, some children in Years 4, 5 and 6 represented the school in the Tag Rugby Sub-City Finals competition. Kindly, Mrs O’Leary stepped into be the team coach and she did a fantastic job. This was the children’s first experience of competitive tag rugby, having unfortunately missed the practise event a few weeks earlier. This […]
Ofsted 7th & 8th March 2017 06 March 2017- Ofsted will be in school on 7th and 8th March 2017 Please find links to parental questionnaire and further details on Ofsted Inspections
World Book Day 2017 02 March 2017- The children and staff have had a fantastic day celebrating World Book Day 2017. Thank you to the parents who have helped the children come into school in some very creative costumes and for the staff with some creative costumes of their own! This morning the children watched an excellent theatre production of Alice in […]
Caring for Critters – EYFS Workshops 01 March 2017- Children in early years were visited by staff from the Wildside Activity Centre today for a ‘Caring for Critters’ workshop. They took part in a mini beast hunt and then made ‘bug hotels’ to protect the mini beasts in their garden.They found worms, woodlice, beetles, millipedes and slugs and were not afraid to touch them […]
Shrove Tuesday 01 March 2017- Yesterday here at SS Peter and Paul, there were lots of fun activities celebrating Shrove Tuesday. In Reception, we invited parents in to make pancakes with children, they then topped with lemon, sugar or banana. In year 1, the children wrote instructions for a pancake recipe and tasted pancakes. Here are some pictures…
Early Years Traditional Tales Day 15 February 2017- Today the children in nursery and reception have concluded their topic on Traditional Tales by having a dress up day. We had princesses, Kings, knights, fairies, Snow White and Little Red Riding Hood, to name but a few! They danced together at a grand ball in the hall, made sandwiches, salad and cheese and pineapple […]
Towers Day 3 10 February 2017- This morning the children had to strip their beds, pack, tidy their rooms and hoover. They then went out for their final activity of canoeing. We canoed across the lake to have lunch and then went to another part of the lake to play some games before heading back for shore. We are going […]
Towers Day 2 09 February 2017- The children woke up to freezing temperatures here in Wales but that did not stop them participating in lots of activities. The children started by doing several activities around the grounds including zip line, jump rope and climbing along a cliff face. Then after warming up and having their lunch, the children headed into the […]
Towers Day 1 09 February 2017- After arriving yesterday, the children made their beds, unpacked and had lunch. They then split into three groups and went on separate walks in the mountains along some lakes including Llyn Elsi. On arriving back at Towers, the children had dinner and pudding before getting ready for their evening activity. We then went out as […]
Year 5 and 6 arrive safely! 08 February 2017- The children and staff have arrived safely at Towers Outdoor Education Centre and have just eaten their lunch after making their own beds. They are now about to go for a walk in the surrounding environment.
Year 2 Multi-Skills Event 07 February 2017- Ten Year 2 children represented SS Peter and Paul at a multi skills event last week at Wolverhampton Grammar School. The children worked as a team to win as many points as possible in events that tested different skills including: balance, speed, target throwing and agility. They performed brilliantly and ended up coming second, each […]
Towers Trip 2017 06 February 2017- This news feed will be updated during our Year 5 and 6 residential trip to Towers Outdoor Education Centre. This will be an opportunity for you to be regularly updated on the activities the children will be participating in during their time away. Mr Morgan