We had a great day today with Jeff Rich from Status Quo! The children enjoyed learning about how to play the drums and also got to try it themselves.
World Book day was a great success! Everyone enjoyed dressing up and sharing their favourite stories with parents and other children. .
We had another fantastic show from Professor Brainstorm this week and the children loved watching and trying his exciting experiments!
We had a lovely morning celebrating the launch of 'Urmston in Bloom' 2018. We look forward to seeing the winning design around Urmston.
Christmas jumpers for Cornerstones!
Christmas Shoe box collection
What an amazing response we had for the Christmas Shoe box appeal. Over 140 boxes were collected and sent. A huge thank you for you kindness and generosity.
The Year 3 children had a lovely morning on Tuesday 18th of July at the Trafford Extraffordganza musical concert. They were able to watch live performances of different types of music and they even got to perform themselves.
This afternoon (Monday 17th July) the Year 6 children came together to reflect on their seven-year journey at our school and how Christ has been at the centre of this. The children reflected on the word of God, the gifts of the Holy Spirit and how they can be drawn upon as the children move on to their new schools and continue their journey of faith. Many thanks to Mrs Boswell and our parishioners who led our retreat.
The talent show was very entertaining and the children performed a variety of acts. They definitely proved that St Monica's has a lot of talent! Well done to all of the children who took part.
Alibaba and the Bongo Bandits - The Year 6 children performed their end of year show to the school, family and friends this week. It was a brilliant performance, with some excellent singing and acting on show: a superb way to bring the year to a close.
We all had a fantastic night at our very first Chocolate Bingo! Thank you to everyone who came and took part.
We had a wonderful week looking at different cultures from around the world. Each class chose a different country and spent the week completing a variety of activities based on where they had chosen. The children looked at food, music, dance, stories, art, religion, clothing and many other areas.
Y5 Maths Challenge - On Thursday 6th July, four of our Year 5 children participated in the St Ambrose College Maths Challenge. The boys did really well, working together as a team to solve a range of tricky maths problems! Well done to all who took part.
Rounders - On Wednesday 5th July the Year 6 rounders team represented Trafford at the Greater Manchester School games. After a wonderful opening ceremony, which showcased the best of Manchester, we competed in the tournament, winning two of our three games. This means that St Monica's are the 6th best team in Greater Manchester! Well done to all of the children that took part.
Tim Sutton Tournament - On Saturday 1st July, the Year 5 football team competed in a football tournament at Davyhulme Primary School. They won all seven group games and made it to the semi finals. The boys had a great day and represented the school excellently.
The Year 6 Rounders team won their tournament this week at Flixton Girls'. They now go on to represent Trafford at the Manchester games in July. We have also had recent success in the Year 4 and Year 6 Tri-Golf tournaments! Well done to everyone that took part.
We all had a great time on Sports day and all of the children tried their best. They showed excellent team work skills and supported each other in their races. Even our parents gave it their best effort in the tug of war!
A Trip to the Park - This morning (11th May) classes 6E and 6G were rewarded with a trip to Flixton Park to mark the end of SATs. The Year 6 children have been working so hard over the past few months to prepare and have shown great perseverance and resilience during their revision. We are all so proud of the children and it was lovely to see such lovely, smiling faces to match the lovely weather.
Year 3 and 4 had a wonderful day on Friday when they were transported back to Ancient Greece. The children were involved in lots of different activities including drama, problem solving, learning how to battle and also competing in their own mini Olympics!
We could not believe how many 'eggcellent' entries we had in our competition. They included Egg Sheeran, Breggxit, Albert Egstein and many more amazing designs.Well done everybody who entered!
The violin concert was brilliant and it was great to see so many children learning to play a musical instrument in school.
We were very lucky to get to see the trophies won by Manchester City's Womens team in our assembly. The children were able to ask questions to find out about the team and how football has changed for women. We were then given the oppertunity to have our pictures taken with the trophies which was very exciting for the children.
We had a lovely assembly on Friday as the refugee family we have been supporting came to visit us. They shared their story with us about their life in Syria and their new life here in Flixton. It was amazing to see what a difference St Monica's Parish had made to their lives and made us all understand the importance of helping those in need.
'By working together, we will succeed.' The Girls Netball teams represented the school on Wednesday, in the High 5 tournament at Flixton Girls'. We had two teams competing in this tournament against other schools and everyone represented the school excellently. One of our teams played particularly well and won their group, advancing to the semi-finals - some of the skills on show were magnificent. Well done to everyone who took part.
The Year 1 and 2 children have been studying superheroes in their topic lessons. This week the police visited to allow the children to understand what it was like to be a real hero.
We all had a lovely day celebrating World Book Day. The children all looked great in their costumes and enjoyed talking about and sharing their favourite books.
We had a visit from Professor Brainstorm this week and the children loved watching the experiments and learning new facts.
We were overwhelmed by the donations given for Cornerstones and the Gift Team enjoyed sorting them out ready to be delivered.
We all enjoyed singing our favourite Christmas carols in the hall and performing to different classes.
The Year 6 children hosted a christmas party for the senior citizens of our community and a great time was had by all.
The children enjoyed their christmas dinner this week with songs and hats made for the occasion.
The children had a great morning watching a Dick Wittington production in the hall. We were all laughing, dancing and singing along.
To celebrate the Year of Mercy Pope Francis asked if each Diocese could have a Door of Mercy. The door would be a symbol of God's forgiveness, and to walk through it would mean they have been shown mercy for something they have done wrong in their lives. Our service was very special and the children had the opportunity to write their own intention and walk through the door.
We were very lucky to be visited by Google before half term. We were one of the first schools to try Google Expeditions, where the children were able to feel as if they were really visiting different places around the world. The children could not believe how real it felt and were amazed to explore places they never thought they would go!
We were treated to a violin concert from the children who have been learning how to play this year.
The talent show proved we have some super stars amongst us in our school!
The children enjoyed competing in the St Monica's cross country competition this year. It was great to see every year group trying their best to complete the race.
The Year 6 production of Cinderella Rockerfella was brilliant! They made everybody laugh from start to finish.
We were very lucky last week to see our chicks hatch from their eggs. We all enjoyed watching them and we even got to hold our furry friends!
Enterprise week was a great success! Every class designed, advertised, created and sold their own product and we all had a lot of fun.
We all enjoyed celebrating the Queen's 90th Birthday.The children made some amazing crowns and we even got a visit from her in assembly!
800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta
5B worked with Miss Mayall from St. Antony's
St Monica's Netball Team win the league!
Our New Junior Playground
MacMillan Fund Raising
Celebrating the World Cup with Key Strings
Wearing Odd Socks for Down Syndrome Awareness Day
Welcome to the gallery! Please feel free to browse the children's work.
Catholic Cross Country Championship
Cake Making at John Lewis, Trafford Centre