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Welcome to St Patrick's Catholic Primary School

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Welcome to St Patrick's Catholic Primary School which is one of the family of Catholic primary schools in the Diocese of Leeds, serving within our parish the communities of St Patricks Church in Huddersfield and Holy Family Church in Slaithwaite. Central to our mission is the message of Jesus which lies at the heart of all that we try to achieve.

If you would like to know more about us, a visit to the school will help you appreciate the caring atmosphere we provide for our children enabling them to flourish and grow to become independent learners. Many Blessings!

Please Check SchoolPing Regularly

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It has come to our attention over the last few weeks that many parents are not accessing SchoolPing. Please ensure that you download and log into the App, as all school information is distributed to parents via SchoolPing.  This is especially important during this time, as we will be announcing our plans for September via SchoolPing, including your child's new start and finish times. 

Please contact the school office if you require assistance with your log-in details.

Thank you.

Newsletter 17 July 2020 - End of Term News & Information re September

St Patrick's Message to You 3.mp4

Our Wonderful Year 6!

Year 6 Leavers film 2020 Final.wmv

Pupil Coronavirus Survey - Years 5 to 11

Kirklees Council’s Public Health team is asking young people aged 9-16 to tell us about their experiences of Coronavirus and how lockdown has affected the way they feel and behave. This will help the council and schools plan how much (and what type of) support young people may need, and will enable schools to better prepare for all pupils returning in the new school year. All questions are optional, and your child can leave out any question they don’t want to answer. The information given by your child will not allow us to identify them. Data gathered through the survey will be held as long as necessary to carry out a full analysis of the findings. The survey will run until the end of July 2020, and a summary of findings will be published in August. Further details will be available via Involve (https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/involve).

 

We would be grateful if you could encourage your child to complete the survey, by clicking on this link: https://wh.snapsurveys.com/s.asp?k=159491452652

 

For information, the survey covers the following:

•            Age, school year, which area of Kirklees they live, whether the child has been going to school during lockdown

•            How young people were feeling at the beginning of lockdown and more recently

•            Whether they have been doing a range of activities more or less often

•            Any help they have had to make them feel better during lockdown

•            The important issues and concerns about going back to school in September

•            General information about gender, ethnicity, special educational need and caring responsibilities

 

School News Feed
  • Newsletter
    17 July 2020
    Newsletter - Issue no. 39
    Please find attached this week's newsletter and a copy of the 'hot grab bag lunch menu' that will be available to the children when we return to school on Tuesday 8th September. We hope you all have a lovely summer break. Take care.
  • General
    15 July 2020
    Summer Holiday Ideas and Activities
    We know that it is usually difficult to keep your child busy during the Summer Holidays, and that will be especially true this year. While we cannot provide Home Learning challenges throughout the Summer, we will provide some fun activity ideas for your children. The following page will be updated with some Challenges or Projects over the next few weeks: https://stpatricks.org.uk/kgfl/primary/olspfederation/site/pages/activitiesforhome/summeractivities
  • Newsletter
    10 July 2020
    Newsletter - Issue 38
    Please find attached this week’s newsletter. Thank you.
  • General
    8 July 2020
    Northorpe Hall Free Workshops
    Northorpe Hall are offering a series of free workshops for children (Especially aged between 8 and 11.) Please follow the link to sign up. https://chewsnews.northorpehall.co.uk/workshops.php Back to School - Primary (For children in primary school aged 8-11 - must be accompanied by a parent/carer) Is your child worried about returning to school and the changes that may have taken place due to social distancing and the break in education? This practical workshop is for children and parents/carers to explore together some strategies to support this transition. Back to School - Secondary (For young people aged 11-16 - returning to secondary education) Are you struggling with the thought of going back to an education setting after covid-19? Join us online for an hour to help you explore your feelings towards this change and give practical advice and ideas on how to manage this transition. Building Resilience (For children aged 8-11 - must be accompanied by a parent) Does your child struggle to manage their emotions? Do they find it hard to cope and bounce back from difficult situations? This workshop will explore ways that you can help them build up their emotional resilience and improve their confidence. Managing Worry (For children aged 8-11 - must be accompanied by a parent) Does your child find it difficult to manage their worries? Do you find that they worry about things they don't necessarily need to? This workshop will look at practical worry managing strategies to help support your child.
  • Newsletter
    6 July 2020
    Amended Newsletter- Issue 37 - Change of Dates
    Please find attached a new copy of the latest Newsletter - Issue 37. Please note that dates for the Year 6 Leaver's Mass and Leaver's Assembly have changed. The Year 5 and Year 6 Transition Zooms for the last week of term have also changed. All other details remain the same. Apologies for any inconvenience.
  • General
    3 July 2020
    Uniform Exchange
    If you have unwanted uniform, this can be donated to the Kirklees Uniform Exchange. Please do not bring this to school, but use one of the designated drop-offs. (We only end up taking it there ourselves if you bring it to us.) If you are in need of any uniform for September, the form can be completed and emailed to the Uniform Exchange. They are a fantastic charity, who are doing an amazing job!
  • General
    30 June 2020
    Wellbeing Pack 6
    Please find attached the latest Wellbeing Pack from S2R. The theme is 'Reflection: 5 Ways to Wellbeing.' It includes useful tips on taking care of ourselves, and also includes a recipe for homemade bath salts and hand scrub. (Which is useful for everyone with all the extra hand washing!)
  • General
    17 June 2020
    Wellbeing Pack 5
    The Week 5 Wellbeing pack is available from S2R. This resource is a little reminder to all of us that we need to take care of our own Mental Wellbeing, particularly during this time. The theme for this pack is: Take Notice. By taking notice of the things around us and the way we feel, it helps us to appreciate what we have and opens our minds to new possibilities.
  • General
    10 June 2020
    Wellbeing Support Packs
    S2R ( https://www.s2r.org.uk/ ) have created a series of Wellbeing Packs for anyone who is finding this period difficult. "We know it can be difficult to connect with others, remain engaged and stay motivated in the unusual circumstances we are living in, so we wanted to send you a little something to keep you feeling connected, also getting creative is a great way to keep your mind occupied, and feeling calm and relaxed. The Wellbeing packs are designed around the national Ways to Wellbeing initiative, these are recognised to keep you fit and healthy in different ways, each pack will have different tips and a creative activity for you to try. Remember it’s really important to follow current Government Guidelines to keep yourself and others safe. If you would like to chat with someone about your wellbeing or would like to know more about S2R please give us a call on 07933353487 (between 10am - 4pm.)"
  • General
    8 June 2020
    Support for Employment and Adult Learning
    Please find attached some support from Kirklees 'Hopeful Families' for anyone trying to get back into work. There are also some useful online courses from the Kirklees Success Centre.
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