Do you know the impacts of air quality on health?

Dirty air is major cause of ill health and early death in our communities. In towns and cities, road vehicles are the main source of air pollution and this can contribute to a wide range of illnesses and conditions, including lung and heart diseases, some cancers, strokes and asthma too. The most vulnerable in society including children and older people are the hardest hit In Greater Manchester we have launched…

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Peace Pole at SJSB

On the International Day of Peace on the 21st September our children created a design they would like to go on a ‘Peace Pole’. Peace poles first originated in the mind of Masahisa Goi of Japan in 1955. They are made of varying materials, but each has the phrase, “May Peace Prevail on Earth,” in the language of the country where it’s placed, as well as three other languages which…

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Blessing and opening of the ‘Croi’.

Today after Mass we had a special blessing and official opening of the Croi.  Croi means heart in Gaelic and will be the heart of our playground for those who need a space for quiet reflection. Thank you to Father Francis who blessed the Crio and to Mrs. Prince and the GIFT team who worked very hard on designing and choosing what was needed in the space.

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Reading Champions

You will all have seen the section in your child’s planner where you can say how many minutes they have read each day.  The child who has read the most at home in a week will be able to wear their own clothes on a Friday and wear the special ‘Reading Champion’ medal all day.  We can’t wait to see who it will be each week!

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