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Our Lady and St. Patrick's Catholic Primary School Part of the Stella Maris Catholic Federation

Events in School

Please see details of all our upcoming events in school, below:

Colour Run - Wednesday 29th June 2022

β€οΈπŸ§‘πŸ’› COLOUR RUN! πŸ’šπŸ’™πŸ’œ

🌈 Our Colour Run is taking place this Wednesday, 29th June, at 2pm on the school field.

🌈 Parents are welcome to come along and watch.

🌈 Children will be brought out in their classes and, at the end of the event, will go back into school with their class. Parents can collect children
after the event, from the hall doors.

🌈 Early Years children will need a parent/carer to run with them, please collect your child from school at 1.45pm and head down to the school field.

🌈 Children taking part in the colour run should come to school dressed in their white t-shirts, with PE joggers / shorts and trainers.

🌈 Children not taking part will be having a fun afternoon with Jordan, so need to come to school wearing their PE kit.

🌈 Donations can be made online by clicking the following link:


First Holy Communion 25th June 2022

heart Many congratulations to all our children who made their First Holy Communion today.

heart This is such a special day, which we hope they will enjoy with their families and friends - and remember for many years to come.

heart Special thanks to Mrs Galloway for preparing the children so beautifully, for this very special day

Year 6 Leavers' Assembly - Tuesday 19th July 2022

heart Our Year 6 Leavers' Assembly will take place on Tuesday 19th July 2022.


heart We invite family and friends of our Year 6 children to come along and join us for this very special event, in celebration of our truly wonderful Year Sixes.


heart Please join us if you can, in the school hall at 9am

Colour Run - Wednesday 29th June 2022

We are holding a ‘Colour Run’ in aid of Hospice at Home West Cumbria, on

Wednesday 29th June 2022.


If your child would like to take part, please scan the QR code below. Alternatively, application forms are available, which should be completed and returned to your class teacher along with the appropriate payment, by Monday 6th June.


Letters with more information about this are being sent home - please support us if you can!

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations - Summer 2022

heart During week commencing Monday 23rd May, we will celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in school.


heart On Tuesday 24th May, children will have a street-party style lunch outdoors (weather permitting!)


heart On Thursday 26th May, we will hold a concert of songs from the decades of the Queen’s reign. We are inviting families to join us for the concert, and to enjoy a cup of tea and a scone.  There will be two performances of the concert: 1.00-1.50pm and 2.00-2.50pm. Two tickets per family will be allocated for this event - entry is strictly by ticket only.

Jacks' Journey: Non-Uniform Day Fundraising Event

smiley On Monday 16th May, we will have a non-uniform day in school, to raise funds for ‘Jack’s Journey’


smiley This wonderful local charity supports families of children with cancer, and we are keen to support them as, like many charities, their fundraising was affected by Covid-19.


smiley We are asking families to support us with donations to the charity on Monday please (minimum suggested donation of £1).


smiley Thank you, as always, for your support

'A Day for Ukraine' Fundraising Event - Wednesday 23rd March 2022

πŸ’™ ‘A Day for Ukraine’ - Wednesday 23rd March 2022

πŸ’› We are asking children to wear blue and yellow for school, to show our support for the people of Ukraine.

πŸ’™ Our Key Stage Two School Council children and Head Boy & Girl will be taking part in a bag-packing event at Asda, Workington on 23rd March, to raise funds for The Red Cross. Please come along and support us from 9.30am onwards.

πŸ’›All donations are welcome, in aid of The British Red Cross

CAFOD's 'Walk Against Hunger, Friday 11th March 2022

πŸ’š Next Friday, 11th March, the whole school is taking part in CAFOD’s ‘Walk Against Hunger’
πŸ’š Our aim is to raise as much money as possible in support of CAFOD, an agency who support children and families overseas, who are in need.
πŸ’š After joining a national assembly by CAFOD about world hunger, all our children will take part in a walk around the local area. Please give us a wave and say hello if you see us out and about!
πŸ’š We are asking for a minimum donation of £1 per child - or why not sponsor your child to complete their walk and ask friends and families to contribute to this appeal too?
πŸ’š This will be a non-uniform day in school, but please remember that children will need to wear clothing (and footwear) that is suitable for the weather, and for walking!
πŸ’š Please support us if you can. Thank you

'Following in His Footsteps' - A Journey Through Holy Week, Monday 28th March 2022

Follow Jesus' final journey as we focus on:

  • Palm Sunday
  • The Last Supper
  • The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane
  • Jesus is condemned to death
  • Jesus is humiliated
  • Jesus dies on the cross
  • Jesus is placed in the tomb



'British Science Week' - 14th - 18th March 2022

We will celebrate British Science Week in school from Monday 14th to Friday 18th March.

Just some of the exciting events we already have planned are:

  • 'Living Eggs': Children in our Early Years will watch real chicks hatch and grow
  • Electricity Workshops: Lego-themed science workshops for children in Year 2 and Year 4
  • Professor Brainstorm Science Show
  • Mad Scientist / Crazy Hair dress-up day!

'World Book Day' - Thursday 3rd March 2022

WORLD BOOK DAY: Thursday 3rd March

πŸ“š For World Book Day this year, our theme will be: 'Super Heroes Love to Read'!

πŸ“š Children should wear their favourite super-hero costume for school and bring their favourite book to share with friends.

πŸ“š We will also be organising an 'extreme read' competition - where children will be encouraged to send in photographs of themselves reading in the most extreme places or situations (obviously with supervision form their parents or carers!)

πŸ“š Each class will also choose a special, fun activity from our World Book Day Bingo selection, to take part in on the day.

πŸ“š We will also enjoy a visit from an author and a poet during this week so, all in all, this will be a fun and exciting week, which celebrates our love of reading at Our Lady & St Patrick's!




'Mary's Meals' Fundraising Event - January 2022

Video Appeal by our Year 6 Charities & Fundraising Group

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πŸ’™ Our charities and fundraising committee are organising a raffle and lucky hundred square next week in school, to raise funds for ‘Mary’s Meals’ 
πŸ’™ This is a charity that supports children across Africa, providing hungry children with life-changing school meals. 
πŸ’™ Until the end of January, all donations are match-funded, so £1 becomes £2 and this means that £15.90 will feed TWO children for a whole year! 
πŸ’™ Raffle tickets and a lucky number on the hundred square will each cost £1 - we would be delighted if you could help us to make a difference to the lives of children across Africa. Please support us if you can πŸ™
πŸ’™ To find out more about ‘Mary’s Meals, please visit 
πŸ’™ Donations of raffle prizes would also be gratefully received.

Wheelchair Basketball, 15th November 2021

Safety Week (1) 15th - 19th November


During the week, every class will receive 'KidSafe' sessions, as well as focusing on Anti-bullying and Road Safety. Each class will have daily activities, including:


* Daily Kidsafe session 

* Daily anti-bullying activity 

* 3 Road Safety sessions 


Please see the full timetable of events below

Poppy Appeal, The Royal British Legion

Hallowe'en Fun Day - Friday 22nd October

Our Macmillan Coffee Morning raised Β£500!!!

Macmillan Coffee Morning 24th September 2021

European Languages Day 2021

Our Fundraising & Charity Committee raised Β£600 with their loom band sale!

Fundraising & Charities Committee Loom-Band Sale and Raffle (in aid of Cancer Research UK & the RSPCA) September 2021

Year 6 Leavers - Fundraising Summer (2) 2021

Sports Day - 10th June 2021

Governors’ Writing Competition, March 2021 - our winners!

We raised Β£1200 in our β€˜Cumbria Big Read’ sponsored Reading event! (March 2021)

Key Stage One - The Nativity

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As we are unable to invite families into school this year to share our annual Nativity performance, we are pleased to be able to share this lovely telling of The Christmas Story by children in Year 1and Year 2 with our families and friends!

Anti-Bullying Week (16th-20th Nov) & 'Friendship Friday' (20th November 2020)

Year 3 'Stone Age Day' 8th October 2020

Early Years 'Peppa Pig Muddy Puddle Walk' - Save the Children Fundraising Event (02.10.2020)