On Tuesday 1st October, we celebrated the feast day of our patron saint, St Theresa. The day began with a visit to church where the children delivered our Mass of celebration alongside Fr Swanson. The Mass was attended by staff and children and also family members, friends and members of the parish. As part of the Mass, our Reception class were blessed and welcomed into the St Theresa’s family. They received a prayer card as a memento of the Mass and their welcome. Our class councillors were announced by last year’s head children and then finally our deputy head and head children were announced and all children received their badges and ties. The children once again, read and sang beautifully!
When we arrived back at school, the celebrations continued with cake which the children, families and staff had donated. Family, friends and the parish were invited to attend our Macmillan Coffee Morning and all donations made were sent to the charity. As a school community, we raised £250 for a wonderful and important cause!
The remainder of the day was spent working on our school mission. The children reviewed the mission and completed fun activities that encouraged us to think about what our mission means to us and how we can live it each day.
As part of our mission day, the children had worked on an art competition at home. Each child was asked to create a piece of art work which reflected our school mission. We had some very creative entries and each entrant received a prize! Overall, we chose five winners, whose art work will be displayed in school!