St Wilfrid's School News

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St. Wilfrid’s pupils meet Tim Peake

On Saturday 5th November a number of Year 5 and 6 pupils attended the UK Space Agency’s Schools Conference at York University with special guest Tim Peake. The children presented …

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Illuminating York

St Wilfrid’s young artist, Isobel Hanson, creates a winning design and poem for Illuminating York 2016.

Young York Scientists Land Place in National Final

Young York Scientists Land Place in National Final Four Year 5 and 6 pupils are heading for the dreaming spires of Oxford after landing top spot in a regional science …

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York Magistrates visit St Wilfrid's

York Magistrates visit St Wilfrid’s – January 2016

St Wilfrid's achieves Primary Science Quality Mark Gold Award

St Wilfrid’s achieves Primary Science Quality Mark Gold Award.

Science Day 2015

On Friday 24th April the whole school enjoyed Science Day.  Dr Annie Hodgson from The University of York started our day with an assembly full of exciting experiments.  The children …

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Author Visits School

On Friday 20th March, author Andy Seed visited school and spent time with each class. We had a fantastic and exciting day, full of stories and poetry. Encouraging our love of …

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Solar Eclipse

On Friday the 20th March the children had the unique opportunity to experience the Partial Solar Eclipse in school.  Dr Emily Brunsden from the University of York worked with the …

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Rocks to Schools Visit

On Thursday 8th January, Ken from ‘Rocks to Schools’ visited the 3/4 Classes and Class 5/4.  The children learnt about rocks, fossils and evolution.  They were able to handle a …

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The Lord Mayor visits school!

Well done to Charlie Thornton and Sophia Brandreth who were our chosen  finalists from the York Civic Christmas card competition.  They both joined Cllr Ian Gillies and the Sheriff, John Kenny …

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Toy Sale 2014

This week we held another successful Toy Sale in aid of CAFOD’s response to the Ebola Crisis.  Thank you to Mrs Houghton and the children in Year 5 and 6 …

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The Cosmodome visits school!

The Cosmodome visited school yesterday!  Each class had an opportunity to go inside and learn about Earth and Space with a trip around the solar system thanks to the University’s Cosmodome, …

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Our New Multi-Use Sports Area

During the October half-term holidays, our new all weather sports equipment was installed in the playground.  After securing a  £30,000 grant from Sport England, we have been able to develop the limited space …

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St.Wilfrid's R.C. Primary School proudly presents…Cinderella & Rockerfella

           

Year 6 Residential to Low Mill Outdoor Activity Centre

Tour de France Day

On Monday 7th July we celebrated Le Tour de France in school.  The children experienced a range of activities from a French Café to French art and designing their own …

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York Civic Trust Public Speaking Competition

On Wednesday 2nd July Wayne and Fintan from the School Council  took part in the York Civic Trust 2014 Primary School Public Speaking Competition at the Merchant Adventurer’s Hall. They …

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2014 Catholic Cup

Well done to our boys’ football team, who represented St Wilfrid’s wonderfully in sunny Middlesbrough, on Saturday May 17th. More than 70 teams from across the diocese took part in …

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Campaign leads to city centre memorial plaque

A campaign led by our Year 5 children last year has led to a permanent memorial in the centre of York.  The children learnt about the heroic actions of French …

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St.Wilfrid's awarded Active School of the Year 2014

Photo courtesy of The Press    

FA Girls' Football Festival

Interactive theatre show

Pictures of the children having a wonderful time

Nativity 2012

Here is a selection of photos from our spectacular 2012 Christmas Nativity