All dressed up for the ‘prom’!

All dressed up for the ‘prom’!

Our Year 6 children did themselves proud as usual with a fantastic end of year show full of laughter and tears. The children (and parents!) in the audience were brilliant, sitting for the full hour and a half epic, which was in no small part due to the spellbinding...
A very special Eucharist to end the term

A very special Eucharist to end the term

Our school was pleased to welcome back Father Barry for our termly Eucharist last Friday. Eucharist is always a really lovely event, but Friday was even more special than usual. It gave our three confirmed members of Year 6 a chance to take their first communion,...
Year 6 go to Beamish

Year 6 go to Beamish

Whickham Parochial had an extra special birthday celebration on Friday as we all dressed up in our Victorian outfits and took the school (the whole school!) to Beamish for the day! Two hundred and fifty children and adults in costume is sure to make an impression, but...
Year 6 Confirmation

Year 6 Confirmation

On Saturday 21st June we joined three of our Y6 pupils and their families at Holy Trinity Church in Washington to see them confirmed by Bishop Mark Bryant, the Bishop of Jarrow. It is a very special commitment to make and we were honoured to join them. Molly, Kai and...
Year 6 Commemorate Historic Moment

Year 6 Commemorate Historic Moment

Last week Year 6 and the choir celebrated an historic moment in the school’s history by becoming the choir at the Durham Diocese leavers’ services at Durham Cathedral. In honour of our school’s 300th birthday we were asked to take this lead role in...
A Fabulous Day of Science in Year 6

A Fabulous Day of Science in Year 6

On Wednesday 4th June Year 6 were lucky enough to have TWO science lessons taught by specialist science teachers! In the first lesson, science teachers from Emmanuel College worked with us as part of the Primary Electronics Programme. They helped us to explore the way...
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