Entries by Liz Heymoz

Potters Bar Carnival

What a fabulous time we had! Thank you to everyone who came to take part in our walking float. You looked amazing in your tie dye shirts and 1960s gear! It was wonderful to have such a huge turn out and  for Pope Paul Catholic Primary School to have such a significant presence in this […]

Sports Day Fun!

Congratulations to St Francis’ House who won the KS1 Sports Day today. It was wonderful to see all the children showing such determination and perseverance whilst encouraging their team mates. Thank you to all the parents and grandparents who came to support the children. Does anyone fancy a parents’ race next year?!?

Oakmere Mini Marathon Champions

Today our Year 5 and 6 pupils took part in the Oakmere Mini Marathon. This is an annual event organised by the staff of Oakmere School for the primary schools of Potters Bar. Our children showed huge commitment and determination as they completed the course in the hot sunshine. Ellie in Year 5 came in FIRST […]

The Road To Emmaus

Last week Year 5 were learning about the Resurrection Stories in the Bible. They created play scripts  based on the road to Emmaus story and then acted them out in the hall.   Miss Pringle has now had her operation and is at home recovering. She sends her best wishes to everyone!

Alleluia He is Risen!

It was lovely to see the children back from their Easter break this week.  Our prayer corner is now filled with our Easter tree and our Alleluia banner. This week the children have been exploring the Resurrection stories including Doubting Thomas and the road to Emmaus. Resurrection butterflies have appeared in class displays as we […]

St George to the rescue!

Well done to Year 1 for their fantastic assembly today. We loved your story telling and the way you showed St George defeating the dragon. Thank you to Miss Davey, Mrs Hilton and Mrs Shea for preparing you so well.

Back to School!

  This week we welcomed back some of our past pupils. Thank you to Emily Parkes, Charlotte Surry, Steve and Anne Marie O’Keeffe, Paul Pinto, Emma Donatantonio and Gail Radley for visiting us and sharing memories of their time at Pope Paul School. We were also visited by Mrs Lock (who joined the school in 1971) and […]

Making Music!

Over the last two weeks our young musicians have been performing for us in 3 concerts. We have heard children playing the piano and recorder and singing solos and duets. Our choir have also been in good voice! Well done to all our performers and thank you to Mrs Guerin and Mrs Martin for preparing the […]

Children’s Author Jack Trelawny comes to school!

There was great excitement this week when children’s author, Jack Trelawny visited Pope Paul. He spoke about how he gathers ideas to use to make a good story and he certainly inspired everyone to develop their writing skills further. Jack signed copies of his book for our children and was impressed with our library.