Bradford Road, Clayton, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD14 6HW

Tel: 01274 414761

Email: office@stanthonysclayton.org.uk

St Anthony's Catholic Primary School

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October 2018- We had the pleasure of having the Rise Theatre Company in school. The day was an exciting creative RE day based on the Parable of the Mustard Seed. The day was based on the parable of the mustard seed (Matthew 13:31-32). The whole school were Gardeners, Explorers, Warriors and Creators. The day was a reminder that we are the tiny seed that grows with the love of Our Blessed Lord. He nurtures and cares for us and with this care we flourish as Disciples of Christ.

September 2018- A member of staff for nearly 30 years and now confirmed into the Catholic Church today during whole school Mass. Congratulations to you. Love and prayers from your school family.

September 2018- On Saturday 22nd September some of our brave Mini Vinnies and members of staff took part in a charity abseil in aid of Bradford Hospitals Charity. They all took up their cross for others. 

Some of the photographs were taken by Cecilia Costello. You can view more of her work here www.ceciliacostello.co.uk

September 2018- Congratulations to our Mini Vinnies who were commissed and recommissioned by Bishop Marcus at Leeds Cathedral on Friday 14th September. They are now ready to take up the cross for others in their work.

July 2018- What a great turn out for the Parish Summer Fair. With your help and support the Parish managed to raise an amazing £1,985.67. 

June 2018- We welcomed Tamar Yellin from the Inter Faith Centre in Bradford. She came to speak to KS2 and teach them about Judaism. Our children learnt so much. We are a school of many faiths but one big family of Christ. 

June 2018- Our Mini Vinnies were joined by the Parish Representative for the SVP. Lots of productive ideas were discussed. Well done to our Mini Vinnies who donated their own money to sponsor a child to go to school in India. 

On Wednesday 13th June we celebrated our school Feast Day. The celebrations began with a whole school Mass, followed by a picnic lunch. To end our special day we enjoyed an entertainer. We had a great day!

May 2018- On Friday 18th May we celebrated the feast of Pentecost and had a picnic and ice creams outside! We then had our May Procession in the afternoon and crowned Our Lady as the Queen of the May. 

May 2018- Mrs Bannister, Mrs Partridge and some of our Mini Vinnies attended the Good Shepherd Mass at Leeds Cathedral and represented our school. They also delivered our donation as a result of Lenten fundraising events. 

March 2018- Our final act of Holy Week as a school family. Year 5 led our Parents/Carers in an emotional Stations of the Cross.

March 2018- On Thursday 22nd March our Year 3 children made their Sacrament of Reconciliation in Church. Congratulations!

March 2018- On Monday 19th March our Mini Vinnies purchased and donated toys for sick children on the Acute Children's Ward at the Bradford Royal Infirmary. They used money raised from an Easter egg raffle that they arranged all by themselves. Well done!

March 2018- Some of our children have been Baptised this month. Congratulations- you are officially Catholic!

March 2018- Year 4 led us in the Lenten Liturgy. A fantastic end to a wonderful week. 

March 2018- On Friday 16th March the children wore their 'hats for St Pat' in exchange for £1. We raised £200 which will be donated to St Patrick's Mission in Bradford for repairs to St Patrick's Church. 

March 2018- On Thursday 15th March our Year 5 children visited Clayton Baptist Church to attend their Re-wind to Easter event. They worked on creative RE activities. Clayton Churches working together. 

March 2018- On Friday 9th March we held a Spring Fair/ Mad March Hair Day in school. We raised over £400! This will be combined with money raised from our remaining Lenten almsgiving and then divided between CAFOD, Catholic Care and St Pio Friary. 

February 2018- We came back to school to an action packed Mission Week! The theme was 'Being a Light of Christ- Knowing Jesus'. The Sion Community for Evangelism have worked tremendously hard with our children and the children have responded wonderfully. We were joined by Parents/Carers for assemblies, presentations and Mass. We enjoyed the week as a school community. 

February 2018- On the last day of the half term the children took part in a 'Let Your Light Shine' workshop by Rise Theatre. They used their gifts and talents. 

February 2018- Our Reception Class visited Rowanberries Care Home to make a difference in the community. 

February 2018- We invited Parents and Carers to join us for a Coffee Morning where they could view and discuss our new RSE resources.

February 2018- Year 1 led us in a wonderful Christingle Liturgy. Thank you to Father Simon for supporting us and all the Parents/Carers who celebrated with us. Let your Light Shine.

January 2018- New Year, new school prayer! Thank you to our Ethos group for creating this. Click the link below to view our new school prayer

School Prayer

December 2017-Key Stage Nativities and Carol Service

December 2017- Our Mini Vinnies visited the residents at Rowanberries Residential Home to deliver food hampers and put up a Christmas Tree!

December 2017- We asked all our children for donations of new toys for seriously ill children who would be spending Christmas in the BRI. Our Mini Vinnies then delivered the toys to the Children's Ward who were so thankful. We made a difference this Christmas. 

December 2017- Some of our Mini Vinnies visited St Pio friary to take food donations for the needy of our city. Thank you all for your generosity. 

November 2017- Our Mini Vinnies met the Parish representative for the SVP. They are looking forward to making a difference together.

Remembrance 2017- 'Where the Poppies now grow'

On Friday 10th November 2017, Year 6 led us in a moving and reflective Remembrance Liturgy. 

Remembrance poems written by our talented children

On Tuesday 31st October our Mini Vinnies were recommissioned. They will be great role models.

On Wednesday 18th October we took part in the 'One million children praying the Rosary' campaign. As a school family we heard The Story of Fatima and prayed the Rosary and prayed for peace in the world.

We are so lucky to have children that produce work like this.

 

The S48 Report from March 2018 is available to view -  Section 48 Report March 2018

The S48 Report from March 2013 is available to view -  Section 48 Report March 2013