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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

Year 1 2021/2022

End of Year Prayer Service of Thanksgiving

We enjoyed role playing miracles Jesus performed.

During the World Meeting of Families in June, we listened to an online assembly about Celebrating Family Love. We wrote a prayer as a class for our families.


Year 1 Prayer for Families


Loving God,

We pray for our families

and ask that you keep them 

safe and protect them.


Help us to love each other

and be kind.

May we walk in your ways.



Rome @ Home Assembly

We prayed to the Blessed Sacrament for Vocations and asked ourselves what God was calling us to be...?

A beautiful poster and prayer service all about Our Lady of Fatima

May is the Month of Mary


Our Easter Garden

Stations of the Cross - remembering the sacrifice Jesus made for us

Our Lent Prayer Service

Prayer Service of Reconciliation where we thought of our sins as stones. We said sorry and asked for forgiveness.

O led prayers about being kind during Lent

Our Year 6 Liturgy Leads led our prayers for peace in Ukraine.

Saint Patrick's Feast Day

On Saint Patrick's Day we attended Mass and learned about the life of Saint Patrick. Saint Patrick forgave the pirates that kidnapped him and took him away from his family. He used a shamrock to teach people about the Holy Trinity. We listened to the prayer of Saint Patrick.


L led a prayer service about Saint Patrick.

J prepared a thoughtful prayer service about the war in Ukraine

Prayer Service on Forgiveness

We wrote our own prayers of sorrow and used them in a prayer service about forgiveness.


Our Lady of Lourdes Feast Day

Prayer Service led by E on Our Lady of Lourdes

Learning about Saint Peter, our historical Catholic figure

Our Virtues this half term are Curious and Active

We thought about things we are curious about and how we can be active for the good of others in our daily lives.

Christmas Prayer Service led by J

Visiting the Crib in Church

Role-playing the Annunciation in our Christmas Unit

Christmas artwork

Advent Prayer Service

We sang Light the Advent Candle and Stay Awake at the whole school Mass at the end of term.

Our Advent journey has started...

Praying for persecuted Christians in support of Red Wednesday

Praying for refugees using our own prayers which we wrote on orange hearts in house teams.

Prayer Service on the theme of Remembrance

We remember and pray for all those who have died in November.

Prayer Service about the Plight of Refugees

October is the month of the Rosary

Prayer Service on the theme of Saint Francis of Assisi

Our Classroom was blessed by Deacon Tim

We visited our Church to praise and thank God for all of creation. We also practised some simple actions to help us take part in Mass.

We learned who our House Saint is and about their lives.

We listened to the story of Creation. Then we thought of all the beautiful things we want to thank God for in the world.

Our first Unit is Creation

Saint Francis calls us all to look after God's Creation.

CAFOD Eyes of the World Art Project

The eyes of the world are upon us. We learned about COP26 and the important meeting world leaders are having in November to discuss climate change. We remembered how Saint Francis calls us all to look after the earth and creation.

New Beginnings Prayer Service

Dear God,

Thank you for new beginnings.

Thank you that we can start afresh this year.

Help us to achieve the things that we hope for in this coming year.

Give us courage and strength.

Thank you


Our Class Saint is Saint Francis of Assisi

Year 1 are ready to start a new year and live, love and learn together.