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Schools of Sanctuary

Schools of Sanctuary

St. Columba's are proud to announce that we are applying to become a School of Sanctuary. The Schools of Sanctuary are a national network of over 380 primary and secondary schools, all committed to creating a culture of welcome and inclusion for refugees and people...

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We Love Our Buddies!

We Love Our Buddies!

At St. Columba's our Year Six pupils have been paired with a Reception pupil to share various experiences and support our younger children. Our Buddy System has worked so well in our school over the years and the children always form a wonderful bond together. It is a...

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Working Together as Special People

Working Together as Special People

We have been learning about the importance of working together in Year 1. Over the last few weeks we have talked about how we can support each other and help others in our community. In our RE topic 'Special People' we thought about all of the important people in our...

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Year 6 – Faith in Action

Year 6 – Faith in Action

Year 6 are always looking for ways to show their ‘faith in action’ and help out within the local community. Just before the Christmas holidays, they packed and transported presents and handmade cards for those who might be feeling a little lonely at this time of year....

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Advent Lunch

Advent Lunch

Children from Year 4 Mini Vinnies served an advent lunch at St. Columba's Church. They sold raffle tickets and served soup and bread buns to members of the congregation. They were praised for their excellent behaviour, attitude and kindness. The children really...

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Year 6 CAFOD Lunch

Year 6 CAFOD Lunch

Thank you to all of the Year 6 families for donating vegetables and coming to support our pupils in their fundraising for CAFOD. The Year 6 pupils did a fantastic job of preparing an assembly, educating us about climate change and put together a soup lunch for Family...

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Walking With Project

Walking With Project

A huge THANK YOU to all who donated to our Mini Vinnie's campaign. We were overwhelmed with your generosity as the donations make such a difference in our community for those who are struggling at this time. Our Mini Vinnie representatives delivered the bags this week...

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Daft as a Brush

Daft as a Brush

On Thursday 1st July 2021, 6 of our Y5 pupils visited the Daft as a Brush headquarters in Gosforth. Father David is a patron of this charity and a tremendous supporter of their fabulous work in the community.  Daft as a Brush received a very generous donation of...

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Year 6 CAFOD lunch 2020

Year 6 CAFOD lunch 2020

Year 6 had a great day on Friday, preparing vegetables and making soup for CAFOD Family Fast Day. This is a long standing Year 6 tradition at St Columba’s. Usually, we invite all the parents and staff to join us in the Year 6 classroom. However, this year, like many...

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