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

Physical development

Controlling the ball in hockey.

Building on our hockey skills with Dan.

Learning hockey skills in PE.

Throwing and catching practise with Dan.

Using our new running track!

Fruit squeezing, great for hand strengthening!

Exploring ways of moving in PE.

We finished our PE session with some yoga poses.

Squats, burpees and mountain climbers got our hearts beating faster in PE!

Using rhymes to help us form our numbers correctly.

Practising our ball skills outside in our PE lesson.

Practising our fine motor skills in the finger gym.

Drake class PE lesson. The children enjoyed avoiding obstacles and using their bodies to move in different ways.

Using the climbing frame outside. Plenty of jumping, crawling and climbing!

Mark making with a variety of media.