St. Ann's Catholic Primary School – Stocksbridge, Deepcar & Penistone

Staff News, Holy Week & Easter Competition! [Newsletter 07/04/17]

School Library.  Encourage your children to browse and borrow from our lovely selection.   Opening Times:      KS1 Tues 8.35 to 8.50am.   KS2 Thurs 8.35 to 8.50am.

Proud To Be Me.  Compassion

R             Ben Hanson                        for being a kind and considerate friend

Y1           Sophie Scott and              for showing care and compassion during Holy Week assembly

Kira Green

Y2           Martha Thorpe and         for showing compassion towards the story of the Last Supper

Y4           Megan Staniforth             for showing care in RE work linked to Garden of Gethsemane

Y4           Ethan Mahoney                for showing care for his teammates during swimming

Y5           Sophie Pickering               for being kind, considerate and caring towards other all the time

Y6           and Jael Leigh

Birthdays This Week: Alexa Haworth.                Best Attendance:  Years 5 and 6 with 100%.

Silver: Jack H, Brendan, Tammy.       Gold: Trinity, Adam, Isla, Eve.




Staffing September 2017.

In July, we will very sadly say goodbye to Mrs Hogg and Miss Hornblower.  We hope they will be very happy in their new careers.  Our staffing structure for September will be as follows:

Reception and Year One                                Mrs Brotherton and Mrs Langston (Mrs Brotherton Assistant Head)

Year Two                                             Miss Moffatt

Years Three and Four                      Miss Wilson and Miss Jowitt

Years Five and Six                             Miss Galbraith (newly appointed)

Mrs Smith and Mrs Gill will continue as teaching assistants through school.


Holy Week in School : Please be reminded that school will close on Maundy Thursday 13 April and will re-open on Monday 24 April.  Do try to join us for our Liturgies:

Monday 10 April.  Reception and Year One.   Theme – Palm Sunday.  9am.

Tuesday 11 April.  Year Two.  Last Supper.     9am.

Weds  12 April.  Years Three and Four.  Garden of Gethsemane. 9am.

Thurs 13 April.  Years Five and Six.  Stations of the Cross.  2pm.


Charity Bike Ride for Children’s Hospital.    Mrs Beaumont and three children from Year 5 will be completing a 10-mile bike ride on 26 April, to celebrate the Tour De Yorkshire.  Please sponsor them!  A sponsor form is available from the school foyer.


Easter Bonnet Competition and Afternoon Tea.  Our annual Easter Bonnet Parade will take place on Friday 28 April at 2pm, accompanied by afternoon tea.  Here’s a project for the Easter holiday, then!


Easter Activities.

  • Stocksbridge Leisure Centre.   Sports Camp  on Tuesday 18 April and Thursday 20 April.  For details, ring Lee Hible on 01142 88333792.
  • St Marie’s Cathedral on Weds 19 April, 10.30am to 12.30pm.  Easter Crafts Free Workshop.  Children must be accompanied.