Newsletter 10.06.22

Newsletter 10.06.22

Message from our Chaplain Mairie

Jesus at the Centre 

Being a disciple means being constantly ready to bring the love of Jesus to others, and this can happen unexpectedly and in any place: on the street, during work, on a journey. 

Pope Francis – Joy of the Gospel  

Message from our Chaplain Mairie

Prayer for Students 
Father of Light and Wisdom, thank you for giving our students a knowing mind and a loving heart.
Help them to keep learning every day — no matter what the subject may be –
and help them know how to find you and love you in all the things you have made.
Encourage them when the studies are difficult and when they are tempted by distractions.
Enlighten them when thoughts come slowly and help them to grasp all they need to know.
Bless them with concentration, calm and determination to persevere.
 Grant them the grace to put their knowledge to use in building the kingdom of God on earth,
Acknowledging the dignity and value of all and protecting those in need.

Author Event with Phil Earle 

A group of Year 7 students had the opportunity to attend a live online talk by author Phil Earle this week in the library. Phil Earle is the author of When the Sky Falls, the book year 7s are currently reading in English lessons.  

When the Sky Falls is set in WW2 and follows Joseph, a young boy who is charged with looking after Adonis, a Silverback Gorilla in a run-down city zoo. When the bombs begin to threaten the security of Adonis’s enclosure, it’s Joseph’s job to pull the trigger to prevent Adonis from rampaging the streets. But, after Joseph builds a relationship with Adonis, can he make the shot? Could you? These were questions that Phil Earle put to our Year 7s giving them food for thought for their next English lesson. 


Sporting success – Annabel Hunter – Everton Contract

Annabel Hunter signed a new contract last week for the 2022/2023 season for Everton Women Under 14’s.
It’s a really big achievement for her as she will be playing up a year at academy level.

Well done Annabel !

Sporting success – Alvaro Martin-Timson

Well done to Alvaro Martin-Timson who has signed for Sale Academy U16s for the 2022-23 season. We look forward to following your progress!

Summer raffle
Our Summer raffle is up and running on ParentPay at £1 a ticket – closing date is midnight on 17th July.
We have lots of fabulous prizes:
family food and drink hamper, family toiletries hamper, baking bundle, stationery bundle, summer games, Country Wax handmade candles, champagne, pink fizz, whiskey, Chester races voucher for two, Hollies Farm Shop voucher, Abbeywood Afternoon tea for two & pub dining voucher.
Good luck everyone and thank you very much to those of you who have already bought tickets.
School Lottery
Thank you to those of you who have taken part in the school lottery.
Our recent winner was Lisa Melody who very generously donated her winnings to school – thank you very much Lisa.
Find St. Nicholas Catholic High School and buy a ticket for £1. Thank you very much.
How your donations make a difference:
This school year the PTFA are pleased to announce that we have been able to provide the following:
Sewing machine for the art department, on line resources for the Business department, chess boards for the Chess Club, a contribution towards Year 8’s theatre trip, Maths UKMT Funding, Dictaphones and French and Spanish dictionaries for the Language Department, a portable audio recorder and Apple iPad for the Music Department.
We hope to provide 6th Form with a new TV by the end of this school year.
Thank you for your generous support – we can’t help school without your help.
Message from the PE department

As the weather is getting warmer, please make sure students have water bottles and apply sunscreen in the morning, in preparation for their PE lessons.
On very sunny days hats/caps can be worn during PE.

If you have PE kits that your child has outgrown, please send them into school where we will make good use of them.

Girls’ and Boys’ After School Sports
Wednesday 15th June
Athletics Club & Year 7 & 10 Rounders tournament (girls) @ SNCHS
Thursday 16th June
Cricket Club & Rounders Club
Friday 17th June
Tennis Club & Run Club
Upcoming Dates

Year 8 Exams continue –  Monday 13th June – Friday 17th  June 2022
6th Form Retreat Day  –  Wednesday 15th June 2022
Year 11 Prom  –  Friday 17th June 2022
Sports Day  –  Tuesday 21st June 2022
Years 10 & 12 Exams commence  –  Wednesday 22nd June – 1st July 2022
Prize Night    –  Thursday 23rd June 2022 (6.00 – 8.30pm)
INSET DAY –  SCHOOL CLOSED TO PUPILS  –  Friday 24th June 2022
Extra HOLIDAY for Queen’s Jubilee – Monday 4th July 2022
Year 10 Residential – 5th & 6th July 2022
SCHOOL CLOSES for SUMMER HOLIDAYS  –  Wednesday 20th July 2022

For future dates click here


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