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October 2017

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  • Animal kind- welfare talk Y2&Y3
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  • RNLI Water safety talk- N&R
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  • Y2 & Y3 Road Safety Talk
  • Y3 Parent Workshop
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  • RMF 25th Anniversary Concert (time to be confirmed)
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  • Sacramental Programme Mass- St Maries
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  • Winter Flu Vaccinations
  • Flu Vaccinations Y1-6
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  • Remembrance Day
  • Animal Kind- welfare talk Y4 & Y5/6
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  • Harvest Festival
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  • Open Day
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  • Bring in University passports for school Clubs
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  • DT Day
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  • Parents Evening EYFS & KS 1
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  • Parents Evening KS 2
  • Nursery Parents Workshop
  • Nursery Halloween Workshop
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  • Half Term Starts
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I should like to welcome you to the website of Bury Catholic Preparatory School. BCPS children are bright and inquisitive individuals, each with unique abilities, interests and aspirations. They have exceptional opportunities at this school – for personal development, adventure and achievement in many directions. We encourage their curiosity and imagination at every stage of school life, and provide important foundations for a love of life and learning in this formative period. BCPS is a successful and dynamic school with high standards and expectations. We are interested in education in the fullest sense, and seek to provide a proper balance of academic excellence, fun and activity through small classes, a broad range of extra-curricular activities and wholly committed staff. We value the quality of our relationships with parents and children, which are grounded in respect, trust and honesty. There is so much more that I could tell you about BCPS and the wonderfully engaging people who make the School the very special place that it is today – but it is far better, of course, for you to see and feel this for yourselves at first hand. Whilst I am sure that you will enjoy browsing the pages of our website and gaining insights into life at BCPS, I do hope that you will also come and visit in person; you can be assured of a very warm welcome.

Emma Howard

Headteacher, MA PGCE

All Faiths Welcome

Our School Aims

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To educate all our children in a secure and loving environment, working together to ensure that we provide the positive experiences of success that give confidence and motivation for future learning

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To develop a set of spiritual and moral values – honesty, tolerance, integrity, respect and good judgement

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To engage pupils of all ability levels, enabling them to meet the challenges of their education through a broad, balanced curriculum and a wide range of extra-curricular activities

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To encourage children to become articulate and motivated learners through both independent and cooperative learning

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To equip our children with the necessary life skills and experiences to become responsible, participating citizens

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To promote logical and creative thinking which develops enquiring, discriminating minds and a love of learning

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To ensure smooth progression through key stages. To maintain a stimulating learning environment which maximises individual potential

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To be acknowledged as an outstanding school where children and staff flourish

All ISA schools/colleges share a desire to meet fully the needs of the young people in their care, treating everyone as individuals and providing a high-quality and personalised education. They encourage pupils to make the most of their talents, building confidence through academic achievement and offering a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities.

Vision Statement

Inspired by our faith in Christ, we aim that each person should aspire to reach their full potential in body, mind, heart and spirit.