Today we celebrated Pentecost at church. Pentecost is the festival when Christians celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the Sunday 50 days after Easter (the name comes from the Greek pentekoste, “fiftieth”). Pentecost is regarded as the birthday of the Christian church, and the start of the church’s mission to the […]
Yesterday, we visited St. Mary’s Church for our annual Easter Service, lead by Reverend Karen and some children in Year 2. We heard the Easter story, celebrated together with art and enjoyed some joyous Easter songs. Thanks to those parents and families who were able to attend.
This year’s SMASH Egg Decorating Competition had a theme of The Olympics. We had many entries and they were all wonderful with lots of imagination and creativity. Below you can see photos of lots of the entries, as well as a couple of “Egg-eye Views” (move your device or scroll with your mouse to see […]
Last Friday, we held our first Candlemas service. Candlemas marks 40 days since Christmas Day and our service featured the lighting of candles, singing and handmade paper candles by Year 1. Thank you to parents and families of Year 1 children who could join us and for Reverend Karen for leading the service.
Day 25 “Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!” 2 Corinthians 9:15 Have a lovely Christmas, from all at Gomersal St. Mary’s CE(C) Primary School. Video:
Day 24 “For God loved the world so much that he gave his only son. God gave his son so that whoever believes in him may not be lost, but have eternal life.” John 3:16 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Santa needs 1200 presents wrapping. He has 30 elves […]
Day 23 “A child will be born to us. God will give a son to us. His name will be… Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): A family has a pigs in blankets eating contest. Using the clues below, can you work out how many […]
This term we have created some Scratch games with a Christmas theme in Year 5. These all require Flash, so you may need to enable it in your browser. In Chrome, press the circled i in the address bar, and allow Flash in the drop down menu. Year 4 have also been making Pac-Man style […]
Day 22 “They gave him treasures of gold, frankincense and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Fiona makes chocolates and sells them in boxes. She uses this formula to work out how much to charge for each box: “Cost = (number of chocolates x 30p) + 40p”. […]
This week, Key Stage 2 performed their annual Carol Concert for their families at St. Mary’s Church. The concert included songs from our choir, every class and a group of Year 5 children playing Jingle Bells on their clarinets. Thank you to all the people at the church for allowing us to use their space […]