St. Stephen's Catholic Primary School and Nursery, a Voluntary Academy
Mr Tony Pye
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St. Stephen's Skipton News Stories
Children at St. Stephen’s Catholic Primary School in Skipton are really excited as they can now enjoy their new outside area which includes a ‘Secret Garden with a hobbit hole’, sand pit, texture kitchen and natural climbing structure. This has only been made possible with help from the Big Lottery Fund that awarded the school £9,430 to develop the outdoor area.
Wensleydale are learning about Fairtrade and how it benefits Fairtrade workers and farmers. A visible demonstration of this is the 90kg rice challenge.
St. Stephen’s are celebrating an award of £9,430 from the Big Lottery Fund to help build a new outside play area for their early years outdoor area for Nursery and Reception children.
St. Stephen's entered two teams in the Richard Mason Memorial Cup. Both teams played very well with Team 1 winning all their group games to earn a place in the semi final.
Year 6 children from St. Stephen’s Catholic Primary School took part in a Mass at Sacred Heart Chapel, Broughton Hall on 23 June 2016 for very special visitors – their Royal Highnesses, the King and Queen of Lesotho during an official visit to the United Kingdom.
The ten schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust participated in the Bishop’s annual Good Shepherd Service at St. Anne’s Cathedral on Friday 6 May 2016.
St. Stephen's held a Feast Day Mass to celebrate becoming an Academy and joining The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust.
The following schools joined The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust on 1 August 2015:
Holy Name Catholic Voluntary Academy
St Stephen's Catholic Primary School and Nursery, a Voluntary Academy
The six schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust participated in the Bishop’s annual Good Shepherd Service at St. Anne’s Cathedral on 1 May 2015.
Three of the schools in the original Diocesan 'CMAT' proposals are currently undergoing a consultation process to join The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust. Two additional schools have also been invited to join the Trust.