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Our Lady of LourdesCatholic Primary School & Nursery

“Christ at the centre of our school where we live, love and learn together”


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. If you think a child is in immediate danger please phone 999. We are an Operation Encompass School

Water Safety

What do the flags mean at the beach?

RoSPA Water Safety Code

RNLI: How to stay SAFE on the beach | Newsround

With summer approaching but many travel restrictions still in place there's a very good chance you'll spend your summer holidays here in the UK, and with thousands of miles of coastline you'll probably be heading to the beach at some point.

How to survive cold water shock

The average temperature of British and Irish coastal waters is 12- 15oC, cold enough to cause cold water shock. Professor Mike Tipton, leading expert in cold water survival at the University of Portsmouth, talks about what you should do if you find yourself unexpectedly in cold water.

How to stay safe at the beach

A short animation to help children stay safe at the beach from Rother District Council.