On Thursday 10th October 2019 we celebrated Harvest with a special Mass. Every child brought an offering for the Harvest, as we will be donating this to the Food Bank, the children brought mostly packets and tins. During the Mass we remembered to say thank you for the food that we are lucky enough to have every day and prayed for those who are hungry.
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On Thursday the 3rd of October we hosted ‘Come and Play’ supported by DAP (Dudley Performing Arts), to promote the music lessons they currently offer at St. Chads. Parents, children and staff were all invited to join in with musicians from DPA to play an instrument. DPA provided a selection of different instruments including; keyboards, trombones, drums and guitars. Each group of instruments worked separately in different rooms on their pieces of music, before bringing it all together in the hall at the end to play ‘Let us Samba’. All those who participated thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
Anyone with a child interested in playing a string instrument please contact the school.
On Wednesday 2nd October Reception Class put on their wellies and took an Autumn walk. They were looking at all the changes that are happening at this time of year. They collected lots of different coloured leaves to use in their art work later in the week.
On Friday 27th of September we held our annual Coffee Morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The event was very well supported by the children, parents and staff, who donated lots of cakes, as well as lots of toys and books for the bring and buy sale.
The children enjoyed spending their money at the bring and buy sale, whilst the staff and parents enjoyed the tea, coffee and cakes! It was all for a great cause and everybo0dy gave generously enabling us to make a lot of money for Macmillan, the grand total was almost £1,000.
Thank you all for your fantastic support!
We last supported the Black Country Food Bank in October when we collected food as part of our Harvest celebrations. So we decided that we would attempt their Lent 80 Can Challenge.
On Friday 15th March children came to school dressed as Mad Scientist (as it had been science week) and brought cans or packets of food.
We collected loads more than the eighty we had aimed to collect. We managed to donate 273 and £50 to help with emergency food for those in need locally.
On Saturday 8th March, our three prize winners received their prizes from our local MP, Ian Austin.
The ceremony took place at a local tearoom in Sedgley and each child received a large Fair Trade chocolate Easter egg.
Mr Austin posted this tweet on his Twitter account.
As is the tradition at St. Chad’s, we combined the MacMillan Coffee Morning, with a Bring and Buy. This together with the children making a donation to wear their own clothes raised an amazing amount of money.
A wonderful selection of cakes were donated and the event was supported by many parents and friends. The children all had an opportunity to but either cakes or from the Bring and Buy. It was a very busy, but very enjoyable morning.
This year we broke all our previous records by raising £1,035.29.