Our vision is for St. Patrick’s to be a place of joy, justice and peace, where everyone is welcomed, loved and forgiven. We will be a school where we learn and grow, following in the footsteps of Jesus. At St. Patrick’s, our mission is to help build and be the Kingdom of God. We believe that The Kingdom is all around us and grows in each and every person. To build God’s Kingdom, we bring joy, justice and peace to our world.
Every person brings The Fruits of the Holy Spirit with them. As a Catholic school, it is our mission to nurture these fruits within everyone enabling God’s Kingdom to flourish and grow.
We strive to provide the best quality of education. Through the example and teachings of Jesus, we celebrate our friendship with God and help each other to follow in His way. We aim to develop Catholic values through prayer, learning and citizenship toward the Church and world community.
We work hard using our God given talents for the good of other people and to achieve our best. In our school community, we show respect to every person. Together with our families, our parish and our local community we strive to create a safe, happy school and become confident, caring citizens.
If you already have a child with us, I am delighted to strengthen links between us.The staff work hard to provide a stimulating environment and to enable the children to fulfil their potential. We recognise that as parents you are your child’s first educators and we encourage you to share in the life of the school, to help to provide a happy, caring atmosphere in which the children will feel secure and nurtured. It is important that mutual understanding and trust should be the basis of our shared responsibility.
Today we said our Goodbyes to our much loved priest, Fr.Michael Keogh. He has been part of our school family for the last 16 years. He has shared both many happy and some sad times with us over the years. He has loved us, made us smile but most important of all has brought us closer to Jesus and made us better people and helped us grow. He will always remain in our hearts as we wish him well in his new parish in Northallerton. Thank you Father and God bless you in all that you do.
A walk for World Alzheimer’s Day and to celebrate Older People’s Day.
On Sunday 1st October a large group of children, parents, grandparents and teachers from St Patrick’s joined with Cleveland Alzheimer’s Society for a special walk to raise awareness for those people that are learning how to live with dementia.
With the rain just being held at bay the walkers set off from the Tees Barrage on a circular route that progressed along the River Tees, over Infinity Bridge and back along..
Last Sunday, 10th September, a large group of pupils, parents, grandparents and staff attended a service to remember the brave RAF servicemen that gave their lives for our country in the Second World War.
The service was held at the RAF pilot statue on Thornaby Road at 12.30pm and was attended by members of the public, ex-servicemen, local dignitaries such as the Mayor of Stockton and pupils from our school!
The children from St Patrick’s were very respectful and joined in all the prayer..
Last Monday, the whole of Year 6 went to ‘Crucial Crew’ in Billingham. ‘Crucial Crew’ is a multi-agency safety event for children aged 10-11 years old.
Whilst it was a lot of fun and an exciting event, the serious messages about personal safety and dealing with emergencies were strongly conveyed.
During the visit we were given lots of useful advice and information from Stockton Police, SBC Road Safety Team, Cleveland Fire Brigade, Northern Gas Networks, Northern Electric and The An..
I’ll just repeat that… ‘St Patrick’s are World Finalists’. The Maths in Motion Club are celebrating their qualification to the prestigious finals of Maths in Motion! The talented mathematicians won their first round race and then in a nail-biting semi-final, in which the children’s car set the fastest lap record, the team’s car managed to race to second place. This means that they have secured a spot in the Jaguar Cars Maths in Motion World Finals to be held at the Heritage Motor M..
St Patrick’s is very proud to be an official ‘Dementia Friendly’ school and this year we have taken part in a number of activities with our friends from the LiveWell Dementia Hub. As part of our involvement in National Dementia Awareness week a group of Year 6 children went over to the Hub to perform some poetry for the elderly.
Popular poems such as ‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling, ‘In Flanders Fields’ by John McCrae and ‘On the Ning Nang Nong’ by Spike Milligan were performed by t..