Special Events

 There's always plenty going on at our school - such as day trips, visitors who come to school to entertain or work with the children, and other special occasions during the year. On this page you can look back on some of our special events, and share the memories with us

 

Achievement Assemblies

Come and see who has won a certificate this week in our achievement assembly!

18th December Flute Recital

As part of our end of year assembly, the flautists from Year 5 and 6 had a treat fro us. They performed a selection of Christmas inspired tuned to help us feel festive!

 15th December Christmas Dinner

The children had their Christmas dinners! After the dinner the school hosted a group of elderly parishioners who had a Christmas dinner. After our guests had eaten the choir performed a selection of Christmas songs.

 

15th December Junior Nativity

The children of the Junior classes and their families were at church for a retelling of the Nativity story. The children were wonderful as narrators, actors, band members and a choir

11th December - Choir Carol Service at St Chad's Cathedral

The choir took part in the Catholic Schools' Annual Carol service at St Chad's Cathedral. This was a beautiful alphabet nativity and St Teresa's sang about the gifts of the wise men.

5th December - School and Parish Christmas Fair

Our annual Cristmas Fair - which gathers us together as a community to spend time and money together took place this week.£1752.56 was raised.  Thank you the parishioners, staff and parents who organised the event and ran the stalls.

 

 

 2nd December Year 5 Visit to Jodrell Bank

On Wednesday, Year 5 visit-ed Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire. The children had an interesting, albeit a long day; leaving school at 8.30 a.m. and returning at 5.15 p.m.

 

27th November - Prayer Service for those who have died

During November we have been praying especially for those of our family and friends who have died. Today we held a special service to remeber these people. Many of us brought photographs of our loved ones and these were displayed in the gazebo where each class spent a prayerful session today

 27th November Year 6 Maths Challenge

Four Year 6 children; Humraj, Oliwia P, Gurdeep and Sienna, competed in the Year 6 Maths Challenge at King Edward’s School, Edgbaston. The team competed very well. Of the ten school’s competing the team finished sixth. Well done to these mathematicians.

 

Year 5 Class Assembly

Friday 20th November.

Well done Year 5 for your wonderful and thought provoking assembly on the theme of Remembrance. Click opposite for more photos and video clips of this amazing assembly.

Health Eating session

On Thursday 19th November the school nurse led a Healthy Eating session for the Year 6 class. Again, this class were attentive. One hopes that, with regards to food choices, they can be discerning; this half term’s other Virtue

Visiting speaker - CAFOD

On Wednesday 18th November, Mrs Mitchell, a visiting speaker from CAFOD was in school. She told the children about the work that CAFOD do in Kenya

Ten Ten Theatre Company

Ten Ten Theatre Company were in school on 10the November. Each class saw a performance by this Catholic company sharing messages about how we live our lives. 

Asthma Awareness session for children On 5th November, Nurse McKenzie; the school nurse, worked with our children who are asthmatic to remind the children about the possible triggers for their condition, how to best take their inhaler to get the maximum benefit and to answer questions that the children had

 Year 6 Assembly - British Values

Thank you to Year 6 for their awesome British Values assembly this morning (23rd October). The assembly including a number of rousing patriotic songs and an appearance by the Queen and other various stars! Click the pic to find out more

 Year 5 visit to Safeside

On Wednesday , 14th October, year 5 went on a visit to Safeside. They had an interesting day learning about various ways to keep themselves safe.

 

 Year 1 visit to Tamworth Castle 12th October

Year 1 visit to Tamworth Castle The class had an interesting and informative day. The children were a credit to the school. Find out more on the Y1 class page.

 Advent Service Preparation

On 6th October, the Choir were at St. John Wall Catholic Secondary School preparing for an Advent Liturgy on 11th December at St. Chad’s Cathedral.

 

 Reception class Dental Health session

On 5th October there was a dental health lesson for the Reception class, led by staff from Rookery Children’s Centre who reminded the children how important their teeth are and how to look after them. The children received a ‘toothbrush kit’ for their teeth. The same kits have also been provided for Years 1 and 2.

 

Rugby Training

While our TV's are tuned to the Rugby World Cup, the children in years 4,5 and 6 experienced an exciting introduction to the sport today (1st Oct) from our wonderful coach from Sporting Elite. Click to find out more!

Disability Awareness Day

On 24th September we were visited by John McCorkell. We all reflected on the meaning of the term "disability." and learned about Physical disabilities—which may affect mobility and motor skills, Sensory disabilities—such as blindness or deafness and Intellectual disabilities—such as learning disabilities and developmental delays. Click to ind out more

 

School Council Hustings

On 16th September, the school listened to the Y6 speeches from those who were standing for School Council this year. Voting took place afterwards! Click the picture to find out more!

Yamaha Music Schools- Assembly Presentation

On 8th September we were visited by some of the drumming teachers from Yamaha Music Schools. They certainly rocked the school hall!

 

KS2 Summer Production

Once again, we proved ST Teresas has got talent in our production 'Cinderella Rockerfella'...Check it out here!

 

 

The Big Hoot

We have been decorating a giant owl!  Find out why here....

Year 5 Cricket

On Wednesday 3rd June, some of Year 5 went to play a cricket tournament at Wood Lane fields!

Reception Assembly

On the 22nd May, Reception did a wonderful assembly about animal and farms.  Click here to see pictures!

Year 1 Assembly

On the 1st May, Year 1 did an amazing assembly about Florence Nightingale.  Click here to see more!

 

Bikeability

Some of Year 5 have been learning how to be safe on bikes.  Take a look here!

 

St George's Day Celebration

We all dressed in red and white for St George's day, and Father came in to lead a mass for us.  Click here to see pictures!

Eggs-ellent Easter Celebration

We had an eggs-ellent eggs-ibition of egg displays and some beautiful bonnets to celebrate Easter this year.  Take a look... 

Easter Mass

Year 3 led the school in our final mass of the term, to celebrate Jesus' sacrifice for us.  Take a look here.

Stations of the Cross Service

Year 6 led us all in a stations of the cross service on Tuesday 24th March.  Click here to find out more.

Go Givers Presentation Event

Some of Year 5 went to Newman College to show off all of the work they had done for Mary's Meals...Take a look here!

Year 5 Pyramid Workshop

Year 5 welcomed Mr Davies from King Edward's back - this time to teach them all about how the Egyptians made pyramids...

Year 6 Residential

Year 6 spent a week at Outward Bound in Aberdovey. They had lots of adventures and made lots of memories.  Click here to see what they got up

Donald Brown Feb 2015

On Wednesday afternoon we had a very special visitor to school. Donald Brown was part of a bomber crew in the Second World War. He came to visit the children of Year 6 to share his story.

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Music Evening 2015

With such an amazing display of talent, this year's music evening was the best ever!  Take a look at some of the performances here!

Mary's Meals

In Year 5 and 6, we watched a video about the work of the charity 'Mary's Meals'.  To help children get a better education, we are now collecting backpacks and school supplies to send to poor countries.  Click here to find out more.

E-Safety Day 2015

On Tuesday 10th February, we had special lessons to teach us how to stay safe online!  Check it out here.

E-Safety Day: Breaking News!

St Teresa's School has got some very interesting announcements to make on e-safety day...but do you believe everything you read on the internet?

Learning about Levers!

On Monday 2nd February, Mr Davies from King Edward's School came to teach Year 5 all about levers and Shadufs to link in with their Science and History topics.  Have a look at what they learnt....

Dick Whittington Panto!

On Friday 30th January, we were visited by M&M theatre company.  Click here to see how much we enjoyed it!

Young People's Parliament 2015

Four of our school council representatives took part in a Young People's Parliament.  Take a look at what they got up to!

Young Voices 2015

Our choir went with Mrs Higgins, Miss Turner and Mr Corkery to perform at the NEC (or is that Genting?!) arena.  Click here to find out more!

Final Assembly of 2014!

There were lots of awards and goodbyes at our final assembly of 2014.  See who they were for here!

Free Radio Party!

As part of our prize for winning the 'Free Radio Christmas Stars' Competition, Free Radio paid us a visit. Find out more here...

Christmas Parties 2014

On 17th December Father Christmas paid KS1 children a visit! We all promised we had been good and should be on the nice list (including the teachers!)

Carol Concert 2014

On the 16th December the juniors held their carol concert at St Teresa's Church.  Click here to find out more!

Pensioners Christmas dinner December 2014

On the 16th December, some of the pensioners from the parish joined us for Christmas carols and a Christmas dinner.  It was a lovely festive afternoon that got us all in the Christmas spirit.

Christmas Fair December 2014

On the 12th December, we held our annual Christmas fair.  There were lots of fun things to ddo and prizes to be won.  Take a look here!

Flute and Fife Concert December 2014

On the 11th December, Miss Lord lead children from Years 4 and 5 in a flute and fife concert.  Take a look here to see what talented musicians we have!

Christmas Stars Final December 2014

On the 7th December, St Teresa's once again performed at the final of the Free Radio 'Christmas Stars' competition!  Can you guess how we got on?  Click here to find out if you were right..

BOSU Day November 2014

On 19th November, we had a special BOSU Training Camp for the whole school, led by Glenn Pooler. Everyone had loads of fun whilst bouncing their way to fitness. Click for more images

Christmas Stars 2014

On 17th November, our Christmas Song 'Share your Love' won the first round of the Christmas Stars competition.  Next stop, the finals!

Feeding the homeless Nov 14

Mrs Dignan, Mrs Higgins and Miss Turner went with the SVP to feed the homeless using some of the food donated by our school.  Click here to take a look!

Year 6 Assembly Oct 14

Year 6's assesmbly was all abut life in the Victorian times. Click in the picture to see more images of this exciting performance.

 

Harvest Assembly 2014

On the 16th October, we celebrated harvest with an assembly.  All of the classes took part - click here to find out more!

Go Run for Fun Oct 1st 2014

Year 2 went to Hamstead Hall Academy for a ‘Go Run for Fun’ event. The class were very active throughout the afternoon and met an  olympic athlete!

 

Year 5 visit to Safeside!

On the 15th October, Year 5 went on a trip to Safeside to learn all about keeping safe in a range of situations.  Click here to see what they got up to!

Year 5 are visited by Aston Villa!

Experts from Aston Villa football club came to St Teresa's to talk to Year 5 about the importance of healthy diet and exercise.  Take a look here to find out more!

Macmillan Coffee Morning - Sept 2014

Many parents joined us in the school hall to be part of this large fundraising event.A big thank-you to all who also  sent in cakes for this event

 

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Football Match - Sept 2014

 

St Teresa's boys squad played against St Edmunds and St Patricks. For a full match report and pictures click the photo!

 

Black Country Museum- Sept 2104

Year 6 visited the Black Country Museum to learn about life in Victorian times. Find out more here!

 

 

Year 5's Assembly- June 2104

Year 5's assembly about the Ancient Egyptians made us all want to walk like an Egyptian.  Find out more here!

 

Swimming Gala! - June 2104

Our school swimming squad participated in the Catholic Swimming Gala at Wyndley Pool. Well done especially to the boys squad who made it to three finals!

 

 

 

 

Our School is 50! - June 2104

Many staff, parents and children joined in the celebration of the school's 50th birthday!

 

 

 

 

St Teresa's Got Talent - May 2014

We certainly have! Children from Y2 - Y6 showed us their amazing talents...from pianists and violinists, to street dancers and even the staff swimmers! Click the link for more pictures of this event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 6 trip to St Chads - May 2014

Year 6 went to St Chad's Cathedral for the Good Shepherd Mass. We took our cheque for the money raised during Lent and presented this during the Offertory Procession. We were lucky enough to meet Bishop Pargeter after mass.

 

 

 

 

Year 5 trip to Oak House - May 2014

Year 5 had a fantastic day at Oak House learning about rich and poor Tudors.  Take a look at us all dressed up!

 

 

Y5 Rounders and Hockey Tournament  - April 2014

 

Year 5 spent an enjoyable day at Hamstead Hall, competing with other schools in netball and Hockey.

Way of the Cross - April 2014

Year 6 and the choir led a very poignent reflection on Jesus' journey to Calvary.

 

 

Beautiful Bonnets!  April 2014

The infant children showed off their amazing Easter bonnets this afternoon in an Easter assembly and Hat Parade around the playground! Well done!

Visiting Amnesty International Speaker - April 2014

Year 6 were visited by Pete Doubtfire, who raised their awareness of issues of prisoners of conscience. Click the logo to read more.

Eggstrordinary Eggs! - April 2014

Take a look at the amazing creations the children have produced using a mere egg as the basis! Eggcellent work guys!

Click the image for more photographs!

Meghan Beesley  - April 2014

 As part of a Sports for Schools event, we were visited by a British international athlete; 400m hurdler, Meghan Beesley. Throughout the after-noon the children participated in physical exercises used by athletes like Meghan.

 

Stations of the Cross Roadshow

April 7th 2014

As part of our preparation for Holy Week, some of St Teresa’s Year 5 children took part in a Stations of the Cross Roadshow with St John Wall Secondary School and St Claire's Primary.

Life Caravan April 3rd/4th 2014

On 3rd and 4th April, the Life Education Caravan was parked in the school playground. Children from all classes spent a lesson in the bus learning about health and how to keep safe.

Tree of Life Art Day- April 2nd 2014

Mr Higgins and two of our Y4 pupils spent the day at St John Wall RC Secondary School for an art Day based on the theme of the "Tree of Life"

 

 Stations of the Cross Day

April 1st 2014

Mr Higgins and three of our Yr.5 children visited St. Joseph's School, Nechells, for a day of activities centred on The Stations Of The Cross - the crucifixion story - to assemble into a performance to take to other schools in the area 

Reception Mothers' Day Assembly - March 2014

Today Reception reminded us about all the lovely things our Mums do for us and told us how much they love their own! We hope you made your mum feel VERY special this weekend! 

Yr 5/6 Cartoon Workshops- March 2014

St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School was the venue for three sessions led by Marvel Comics’ John McCrea on March 11, 12 and 13. Pupils from Year  5 and 6 were given the opportunity to work alongside an industry professional to create their own superhero. With young imaginations at play, they came up with some brilliant work.

Y5 trip to Safeside - March 2014

On Wednesday 16th March, Year 5 went on a trip to Safeside to learn about being safe.

 

 

World Book Day - March 2014

In celebration of World Book Day, many of the children and all of the staff dressed up as book characters! Year 2 began the special day with their assembly about books and there were lots of book related activities during the day! Click here to see some photographs of the wonderful costumes! (including the staff!) and to tell us about your favourite book!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horrible Science - Dec 2013

In December 2013, the juniors all went on a trip to the Town Hall to learn about Science in a horrible way! 

 

 

 

Christmas Fayre - Dec 2013

The school and parish held their annual Christmas Fayre! Lots of fun was had by all and the money raised was shared between the school and the parish. It was lovely to see our past pupils paying us a visit and Father David enjoyed himself too!

 

Visit to Free Radio - Dec 2013

As part of our prize for winning Free Radio's Christmas Stars Competition, the children from Year 5 and 6 visited Free Radio where they met the presented and recorded their Christmas single to be played on Christmas morning!

 

 

Christmas Dinner for the Elderly - Dec 2013

We were joined by the elderly of our parish for Christmas Dinner! Year 6 made special presents for our visitors who also enjoyed a performance by the school choir. 

 

Christmas Nativities - Dec 2013

The Infant classes presented their version of the Nativity Story to a packed school hall.

The Junior classes celebrated this special time of year with their Nativity at St Teresa's Catholic Church. A great big well done to all of the children involved.

Christmas Stars 2013 Dec 2013

This Christmas we won the Free Radio Christmas Stars Competition! Thank you for all your votes!

Y5 trip to Aston Villa - Nov 2013

On the 29th November, Year 5 went on a trip to the Villa Ground as part of the Villa Vitality Programme.

 

 

 

Y6 Residential - Oct 2013

Year 6 braved the weather to visit Ullswater for the annual residential! Much fun was had by all!

 

 

 

 

Y6 Trip to the  Black Country Museum - Sept 2013

As part of their Victorian's topic, Year 6 visited the Black Country Museum. They had a lesson in a Victorian Schoolroom and went down a mine!

 

 

Fire in School - Oct 2013

Unfortunately, our school was devastated by a fire. Led by Mr Corkery and our school caretaker, the clean-up operation began in earnest, while the children were taught at Sacred Heart and Holy Trinity. A big thank you to these schools for helping us out!

 

Villa Vitality - Oct 2013

On Friday 4th October, Year 5 had visitors from Aston Villa to show them how to be healthy as part of the 'Villa Vitality' programme.

 

 

 

 

Y5 and 6 Visit to St Chad's Cathedral

Year 5 and 6 went on a trip to St Chad's Cathedral.

 

 

Sport's Day at the Alexander Stadium  - June 2013

 A number of children took part in the Catholic Sports afternoon at Alexander Stadium

Science Day - June 2013

Ms McMillan, the chemistry teacher from King Edward's School, came into St Teresa's to show us how exciting Science can be

Y6 Residential - April 2013

From 15th to 19th April twenty four Year 6 pupils, Miss Turner, Mr Donaghy, Miss Shirley and Mr Oakley were at the Outward Bound Ullswater Residential Centre.

 

 

 

Y5 trip to Oak House - Mar 2013

Year 5 went on a trip to Oak House to learn about rich and poor Tudors