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The Past, Pies and Peas

Year 3 thoroughly enjoyed our Wigan themed week and had a great time learning about the history of food in Wigan. We taste tested some traditional Wigan pies and researched them to gather our ideas. Then we designed our own pies to make sure they would meet the brief...

Wigan Week

Wigan Week

Our Wigan Theme Week was a huge success.  The children took part in lots of great activities and gained lots of knowledge about their home town.  We used our local community to enrich children’s experiences and we also had lots of local visitors.  Some activities...

Our local bus journey!

Reception loved going on the local bus for our Brilliant Beginning! in Wigan Week. We could recognise and spot the familiar landmarks of Wigan, and talk about where we live, pointing out our houses on the route!

Yabba Dabba Do!

Yabba Dabba Do!

Year 3 had a great afternoon for the brilliant beginning to our Stone Age topic. We made Stone Age tools and used them to go on a hunter gatherer expedition around school. We all had a great afternoon and found lots of Stone Age fruit, nuts, berries and animals around...

Brilliant Beginning!

Year 6 had a visit from History Alive to kick-start our first topic all about World War II. We explored many artefacts and found out endless, interesting facts about life at home during the War. We even got dressed in traditional clothing (even the teachers!)

Quarry Bank Mill

Quarry Bank Mill

What a fantastic day we have had! From learning what life would be like living in the apprentice house to exploring machinery inside the main mill, year 5 took the journey back in time to learn about Victorian mill life. The children were amazed to see how apprentices...

Welcome to Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

Many thanks to all those who attended the meet the teacher sessions. It was good to catch up with you. The children have settled into our routines well and are showing themselves to be mature independent learners already.   Next week is our brilliant beginning at...

Welcome back!

Welcome back!

A warm welcome back to everyone after what we hope was a peaceful, restful summer break! Batteries are recharged and we are ready to go with an exciting new curriculum and all sorts of activities and visitors lined up for the children. A special welcome to our new...

Upcoming Events

St Catharine’s Open Day: Monday 11th November!

St Catharine’s Open Day: Monday 11th November!

If your child, or the child of someone you know, is 4 years old before the 31st August, 2020, then it is time to think about which school you would like them to attend! On Monday 11th November, we are holding an Open Day to give you opportunity to come and look around...

Calling all bakers!

27th September- St. Catharine's School Bake Off competition! Please bring all bakes in to school on the morning of 27th ready for judging. Cakes will be sold in the hall from 2pm. All donations will be sent to the McMillan Cancer Support charity.