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Welcome to the website of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, Yardley Wood, Birmingham. If you are worried about a child please speak to a DSL in school or telephone 01213031888 - CASS

Year 6 2018/2019

Year 6 go purple - we are in full swing ready for Lent

Pancake day was on Tuesday, Ash Wednesday was yesterday and today we kicked off the start of Lent in style with a makeover of our prayer table, a ‘Secret Saint’ draw and some serious decisions about what to give up or make a special effort to do during our lead up to Easter.  Everyone wrote on their CAFOD fish, the choices they made using the CAFOD A to Z list. We all took a sponsorship form home too in the hope to almsgive this Lent. We hope to see lots of sponsors supporting us through our Lenten challenge all in aid of CAFOD and their sustainable help. 

Our whole school Lenten Retreat day

Here are some images from our whole school Lenten retreat day. A special thanks to Dan and Emily for making it reflective, fun and a great way for us to start lent as a whole school community. 

Group led liturgy

Thanks to E.L’s group for leading the class in a focused and prayerful liturgy on the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes. We remember Our Lady appearing St Bernadette today - a very special day in the diary of our school. 

Sacramental Confirmation Mass for Christ the King and World Youth day celebrations - Confirmandi Class of 2018-19

Sacramental Confirmation Mass for Christ the King and World Youth day celebrations - Confirmandi Class of 2018-19 1

“We wanted to offer special intentions to God by placing them in our prayer bowl.” Year 6 children making good use of our prayer area today

“We wanted to offer special intentions to God by placing them in our prayer bowl.” Year 6 children making good use of our prayer area today 1

Our Confirmation Prayer - Come Holy Spirit

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With Confirmation in less than a week, it is crucial for our Year 6 pupils to reinforce their prayer to the Holy Spirit. 

The Prayer Prompt Pot

Our Prayer Promt Pot is used during daily prayer in Year 6. We use it to help us keep our prayers focused.

Confirmation retreat 2018

Our second Confirmation Preparation Mass/ Remembrance Sunday

Year 6 group led prayer

A small group of children planned a Liturgy this afternoon. They used our new ‘prayer bag’ to lead a remebernce prayer service. Well done guys!

New school ‘Prayer Bags’

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Year 6 are very excited to use their new class prayer bag! Thanks Mrs Anthony, we can now plan and lead more small group prayer and reflection as a class. What a great tool! 

We are going to take it in turns to take the prayer bag home and lead some family prayer too! If your child brings the prayer bag home, please encourage them to plan and deliver a small family prayer using the items inside it and please take a picture. If you could tweet this that would be great! Reflection and prayer is so important to help us build a relationship with God. 

Our Confirmation Saints

Our year 6 project over the October half-term was to create a project on the life of our chosen confirmation saint. Thank you to everyone who came in on Monday morning with their projects! I haven’t read all of them yet but I am making my way through them! They are making for wonderful reads and I can see how important these saints have become to you. The effort some of you have put into your projects is tremendous! 

Confirmation meeting October 2018

This evening, year 6 pupils and parents had a very special, their confirmation meeting. We hand painted some glass candle holders to reflect a gift from the Holy Spirit that we felt we needed most in our lives. What gift to you think would help your become closer to God? 

Angelus Fridays

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Every Friday, at 12pm, our chaplaincy team lead the Angelus in the KS2 classrooms. This is a time for us to stop what we are doing and join our chaplins in prayer. 

Harvest collection

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Thank you so much parents! We are currently Beech classes biggest rivals as our box is overflowing!  Last little push now before our harvest mass next week. All of your donations are going to a great cause - thank you! 

Our first Confirmation Preparation Mass

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Thank you to Deacon Tim for coming to bless our classroom today!

Come reflect by our year 6 prayer area

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