Awards Assembly 2019
Our annual Awards assembly took place on Wednesday the 17th July. It was fantastic to celebrate the amazing achievements of so many of our pupils. Six pupils from each class were awarded for merit and progress, along with effort and application. As well as this, 61 pupils across the school received awards for outstanding attendance of 99% or above. Lastly, the sporting achievements of our pupils were celebrated. Our Years 5 and 6 swimming team were the boys champions and also won best overall school in Bootle! Our Years 5 and 6 boys football team also did immensely well this year. They were the league champions and won 9 out of their 10 games. Well done to everyone who won an award and to the entire school for another hugely successful year
Arts Festival 2019
On Wednesday 10th July, our annual Arts Festival took place. The festival is a celebration of the amazing and varied talent of our pupils and it is a great opportunity for the children to showcase all the hard work that takes place in their after school clubs.
The festival began with a performance from Year 6 on the African drums. The majority of the children play a djembe drum, with some children playing drums such as the Dununba, the Sanbang and the Kenkeni. The year 6 children practice drumming once a week, and this was a fantastic final performance as class before they move on to secondary school. The next performance came from Dance club, which consists of pupils from Years 3,4 and 5. The girls gave an upbeat, energetic performance to ‘Dear Future Husband.’ Guitar club were up next, made up of four pupils from Years 5 and 6. These pupils, aided by their guitar teacher Mr. Taylor, played some excellent renditions of some legendary songs such as ‘Stand by me’, ‘Seven Nation Army’, and ‘Wonderwall.’
After this, it was Pop Club’s turn to shine. The group meet once a week in both the autumn term and summer term. They sang their hearts out to songs such as ‘Old town road’ and ‘Thursday’. Year 2 followed this performance on their recorders. The whole class took part in this performance and they played ‘Hot Cross Buns’, ‘Traffic Lights’ and ‘A Walking Talking Robot’ fantastically. Year 3 took to the stage next. This class have been learning sign language throughout the year, with the help of Ashleigh and James from ‘HANDS.’ They signed brilliantly to songs including ‘Love me do’ by The Beatles and ‘Proud Mary’ by Tina Turner.
Our penultimate performance came from our Brass Band, which consists of the year 4 class, along with a number of pupils from years 5 and 6. This extensive and varied part of the festival included performances to pieces such as ‘Hot Chilli,’’I Say I Say I Say’ and ‘Blossom Blues.’ The band also played interpretations of some more well-known songs, such as ‘Blue Danube.’ The audience were also treated to a solo performance of ‘Bass Dance’ from a Year 6 pupil; a piece taken from their Grade 2 Cornet exam. The festival finale came with another great performance from the pop club, who sang some great seventies hits, including ‘Mamma Mia’ and ‘Thankyou for the music.’
Our 2019 Arts Festival was a huge success and we would like to say thank you to all those that were able to attend and support the children in their performances and to all the staff who give up their own time to make these clubs and the festival possible. We look forward to seeing you again next year!
Once again we came together to celebrate another successful year. The children gained prizes, certificates and trophies for a variety of achievements including: attendance, sports, merit and progress. Well done to everyone for all your hard work - what a fantastic year!
On the 12th June 2018, twenty-five pupils from Year 2 and eighteen pupils from Year 6 graduated from the 'Children's University'.
'Children's University' is a charity that works in partnership with schools to develop a love of learning in children through participation in extra-curricular activities. We are very proud of the variety of extra-curricular activities we have to offer at St Robert Bellarmine as we believe they provide opportunity for children to gain new skills whilst building confidence and resilience.
The graduation ceremony was held at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, and parents came along to show their support. The awards ranged from a 'Bronze Award' to a 'Bronze Degree' based on how many credits the children had accumulated from the various clubs they take part in within school. Well done to all involved!
Nursery had a fantastic time celebrating everything they have achieved this year at their own Graduation! Everyone who came to watch was so proud of the children and enjoyed celebrating with a tea party.
Year 3 highlighted the importance of giving to others through their retelling of the Parable of Jesus feeding the 5000 in their Harvest Festival Assembly.
Thank you to all of the parents for their kind donations, which were gratefully received and will help to feed the homeless in Liverpool.
As part of our charity work we participated in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning organized by Macmillan Cancer Support.
A big thank you to the parents, pupils and staff for attending and raising a fantastic £880 for Macmillan Cancer Support!
Summer 2016 saw children, staff and parents at St Robert Bellarmine celebrate another successful fun run in glorious sunshine. The event, which this year was set up to raise money for the Oliver King Trust, was enjoyed by parents, children and staff who all participated in the run and the dance performances from each year group. Many, many thanks to Mrs Hardman who choreographed the dance routines and to the volunteers who helped set up the event.
Years 1 and 2 were happy to entertain our community pensioners with an indulging festive nativity play. The performance was well received from our visitors who we are always delighted to accommodate at St Robert Bellarmine.