The Bank, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD10 0QA

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Our Lady & St Brendan's Catholic Primary School

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Thursday 20th July: Leavers Mass

 We had a very special mass in school to celebrate the 7 years of learning, love and friendship of our Year 6 pupils who leave our school this year.  Thank you to those families and governors who joined us for this special celebration.  

Saturday 20th May: First Holy Communion

 Congratulations to all our children who celebrated their First Holy Communion today. It was lovely for us to share this special day with the children and their families. Please remember them all in your prayers.

Friday 12th May:St Brendan's Day

 We had a very special day in school to celebrate the feast of St Brendan. Father Stephen said mass for us this morning and the readings and bidding prayers were led by Year 5. This was followed by a family picnic and fun activities in the afternoon which included zumba, Forest Schools, a rounders tournament and art and crafts. Thank you to those familes and governors who joined us for some or all of the day

Poetry Competition

Congratulations to Suzanne Cunliffe for her winning entry in the Book Fair poetry competition:

A Mother's Dream Morning

 I wake up each morning my alarm in my ear,

I must get up and get my act into gear.

My children still sleeping and snoozing in bed,

They need to get dressed and downstairs to be fed.

They're both very tired and still a bit hazy,

I say 'Now is so not the time to be lazy.'

'It's the first day back at school today,

Your friends will be waiting to see you and play.'

And as I stood their amazed, dazed and shocked,

My boys started putting on their uniforms and socks.

They happily went and got ready and dressed,

I must admit, I was really impressed.

There was no moaning or groaning or stomping of feet,

I thought to myself, this is such a nice treat.

And in no time at all we were all on our way,

What a brilliant start to this very fine day.

But as the fog began to lift from my head,

Reality struck and filled me with dread.

'Oh no, oh no' things aren't what they seem,

As I woke up this morning from the loveliest dream!


Travelling Book Fair - 25th April-2nd May

 We were all very excited today when the Book Fair arrived in our school! Each class had an opportunity to browse through the books which are on sale each morning from 8.00-8.30am and after school from 3.00-3.30pm.

Holy Week

Throughout this week we have reflected on last week of Jesus' life. We have tried hard to ensure that we living our lives in the way Jesus has taught us. We ended our week in a very special way with the celebration of the Maundy Thursday mass at St Clare's. We are grateful to Father Stephen for sharing the importance of the Last Supper with us. 

Wednesday 5th April

 This morning our Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 choirs performed for the rest of school and parents. They gave a fantastic concert which enabled us to see how talented they are and how much they have learned since Christmas. We look forward to watching them grow in confidence and perform for us again.


Friday 24th March

 This morning Key Stage 1 children welcomed their Mums, Grandmas, Aunties into school for our annual 'Mum's To School' event. We had a fantastic morning and everyone took part in a dance workshop, jewellery making and junk modelling.


Saturday 18th March: First Reconciliation

Congratulations to those children who made the sacrament of First Reconciliation for the first time this morning. Please keep the children and their families in your prayers as they continue on their journey of preparation to receive the sacrament of the Eucharist in May.


Friday 17th March

Tamsin, Szymon, Niamh, Renee and Kascper from Year 5 took part in 'Fischy Music' at St Joseph's Primary School today. This event was for all the schools in the Catholic Partnership. Our children thoroughly enjoyed the day and were excellent role models for our school.


Thursday 2nd March: World Book Day

We all had a fantastic day celebrating World Book Day. The children (and staff!) all looked fantastic in their costumes. A huge thank you to those parents who joined us this morning to spend time reading with their children and for our wonderful fashion parade! The children all have a book token to put towards the price of a book or buy a special World Book Day book. Happy reading!


Interfaith Week: 9th-12th January

The children thoroughly enjoyed learning about other faiths this week and visiting different places of worship.  We received excellent compliments after each visit on the children's behaviour and the respect and interest they showed for each faith.

Reception, Year 2 and Year 6 visited the Mosque. Year 1 and Year 5 visited the Gurdwara. Year 3 visited the Hindu Temple and Year 4 the Synagogue.


Saturday 14th January

 Those children who are preparing for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion were enrolled at mass today. The children and their families made promises to engaged fully in the programme of preparation for these very special sacraments.  We look forward to supporting the children on this journey as a school and parish community. 

Please remember these children and their families in your prayers.