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Advent Morning Reflections

Every Friday, in the season of Advent, St Charles’ School are having morning reflections. For our gathering together, we lit the first candle on the Advent wreath, and listened to Isaiah, whose messages are a guide; offering us hope. As…
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Family Make and Do

Our first family 'make and do' was a great success. Our theme was God's creation and activities included making models from playdoh and Lego, colouring butterflies, listening to the word, a prayer tree, a painting collage and eating the world…
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Youth Sunday

On Sunday 26th November, pupils from St Charles’ took part in Youth Sunday. We joined parishioners, at St Charles’ Church, in celebrating the youth and the work carried out by the YMT Team. As part of the mass, pupils read the bidding prayers…
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CAFOD – Family Group Time

As part of our Family Group time, pupils across the school learnt about a project, from CAFOD, whereby there are lots of people around the world who live in darkness. 1 in 6 adults, and children, live with no form of electricity. CAFOD are…
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Harvest Festival Mass

In October, Pupil Governors led the whole school in a reflective , at St Charles Church. As part of the celebration, pupils wanted to do something for the community, so asked families for donations of fresh, and tinned food. Through…
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God’s Creation

Our first R.E topic was ‘Beginnings.’  We thought about God being there at the beginning and all that he had created.  Year 2 created what they thought God would be proud of in the beginning.  
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International Peace Day

As part of the International Peace Day on 21st September, pupils reflected on why the day is important. Within family group time, talk centred around how we can bring peace to the world. Pupils thought about what they would say to those people…
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Youth Festival at the Emmaus Village

On Monday 26th June, Year 6 pupils took part in the annual Diocesan Youth Festival at the Emmaus Village. Ran by the Youth Mission Team, pupils spent the day with around 300 other Year 6 pupils where they sang, danced and took part in activities…
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Key Stage Two Art Club – Romero Crosses

As part of the Hexham and Newcastle Diocese Year of Oscar Romero, pupils from Key Stage Two Art Club, created their own version of Romero crosses. These crosses are made by people living in El Salvador and commemorate Archbishop Oscar Romero,…
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First Holy Communions

On Sunday 21st May, 16 of our pupils made their First Holy Communion at St Charles Church. The pupils looked very smart and read extremely well. We would like to thank the catechists, parishioners, teachers and families for preparing the pupils…