Category Archives: Achievements

PE Awards at St. Columba’s

PE Awards at St. Columba’s

To recognise our school’s achievements across the Autumn Term 2019 and Spring Term 2020, as well as the virtual delivery and engagement of physical activity during the lockdown period, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our school has been awarded with the following badges:

*Recognition Certificate: for the ongoing commitment and achievement in the School Games Programme during the Autumn and Spring Terms (2019-2020)

*Virtual Certificate: for our school’s support, commitment and engagement to the virtual programmes during the Summer Term (2020)

It is a great achievement and a result of incredible teamwork. A big thank you to all in our school community for the continuous support they give to PE and physical activity throughout the year. Congratulations to all of us!

The Keilty Challenge…Year 6…24th January

The Keilty Challenge…Year 6…24th January

The Keilty Challenge has been a feature of Y6 from time immemorial.  Points are awarded for many praiseworthy actions: kindness, brilliance, achievement, progress, exceptional intelligence, clever vocabulary etc.  The class aim to earn – between them – over 32 points in a week.  When this target was first met (a difficult enough feat) the agreed…Read More

Meet Our School Council Members 2019-2020

Meet Our School Council Members 2019-2020

Hello everyone!  We are your new School Councillors for 2019-2020.  Thank you for your votes!   We are all committed Ambassadors of Mindfulness and are looking forward to helping you to make our great school even greater!  We are all ready to collect your suggestions on how to improve various aspects of school life and will…Read More

ECO Club Prize

You may remember last year, you all made pledges as families to ‘Wash, Squash and Recycle’ your waste. The wonderful work you have been doing at home has been recognised by our Local Authority. On Monday 8th October, the children were presented with a certificate as we have won £100 to spend on new resources!…Read More

RE in action…Buddy assembly…CAFOD lunch…Y6 7th Oct

RE in action…Buddy assembly…CAFOD lunch…Y6 7th Oct

It was “RE in Action Week” this week in Y6 with two big events.  On Thursday it was the Buddy Assembly where Year 6 pupils formally welcome the new starters in Reception to be a part of our school family.  On Friday it was the annual  CAFOD Harvest Fast Day fund-raising lunch where the soup…Read More

First Lego League

First Lego League

On Tuesday, 10 children from Y5 were lucky enough to attend the First Lego League tournament at The Sage, Gosforth. In Computing Club, the children have been working so hard to prepare for the competition – coding, inventing, problem solving and head scratching!!! They competed against 9 other teams, coming 3rd overall and 2nd in…Read More

22nd Dec…week 15 in Y6

22nd Dec…week 15 in Y6

While the Y3 and Y4 Christmas production focused on the religious aspects of the Yuletide season, Upper Key Stage 2 pupils took a more secular look at a well-loved Christmas tradition: the pantomime.  The last week of term saw three public performances of the Y5 & Y6 Christmas production: “Cinderella and the Seven Dwarves, Hansel…Read More

Our Fabulous Mini Police!

Our Fabulous Mini Police!

On Friday 6th October, our Mini Police representatives attended a very important event at the Metro Centre. We were invited to support the annual cybercrime prevention awareness stalls organised by Northumbria Police – #CyberSquad. The event helps to raise awareness to shoppers about the very important issues of online and cyber safety. The Digital Policing Team…Read More