Judged OUTSTANDING for Early Years, Personal Development and Behaviour and Attitudes (Ofsted May 2024), ......'In the Reception class, children receive an excellent start to their education.'.....'Children are exceptionally well prepared for learning in Year 1.'.....'Pupils develop as mature individuals due to the exemplary provision that they receive to support their personal development.'.....'Pupils’ behaviour during lessons and around school is exemplary.'.....'Pupils are proud of their school mission statement. They aspire ‘not to have more but to be more’ in all that they do. Pupils are happy in school.'.....

St Paul's Catholic Primary School

A Voluntary Academy

Aspire not to have more but to be more – St Oscar Romero

Design and Technology

Investigating Stretched Skins


We investigated how the pitch of a skin could be changed by changing how tightly it was stretched and the size it was stretched over.




Investigating Stretched strings


In preparation for making our own instruments, we have been investigating how sounds can be changed using stretched strings. We found out that the pitch and volume can change by altering the thickness, length and tightness of the strings.