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OLOG Science Competition

We are delighted to announce that St Helen’s was awarded our annual ‘Scientists of the Year’ trophy, which was presented to a selected group of pupils. These have been selected by the teachers to present their home learning investigations during an assembly. This was in coalition with the winners of St Joachim’s. The trophy was […]

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Scientist investigate together

On Friday 20th January children from St Joachim’s and St Helen’s met to explore in the “Science Dome”. The children viewed the planets in a “3D film”. This helped them all to learn facts such as the plants’ temperatures and distances from the sun, linking to their science work in school.

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Beginning of School Year Mass

Academy Mass On the 4th September the staff, governors and directors of St Joachim’s and St Helen’s came to together to celebrate mass for the beginning of the new school year. Our Parish Priests, Fr James Mackay and Fr Dan Mason blessed the statues of Our Lady of Grace which now are in each school.

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Our Lady of Grace Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Walsingham

Following St. Joachim’s and St. Helen’s coming together as Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy Trust, a joint pilgrimage was organised to England’s national shrine, Walsingham. On a glorious sunny September day we started our pilgrimage with Mass in the Chapel of Reconciliation with other pilgrims. The St. Helen’s orchestra played and the children sang […]

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