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Daily Update - 4th May

Fr Ross looked very cheerful as he read us the story of Jonah and the Whale today! He sends everyone his best wishes and hopes to see you all again soon - he is also in isolation in the presbytery and occasionally gets to wave at the small group in school over the fence.

Tomorrow we have Mrs Paul returning to read a sequel to one of her earlier stories and Mrs Metcalfe will also have Part 2 of the Twits.

Keeping in Touch

As it now looks like being several more weeks before we are going to be back at school, we want to touch base with everyone. One of the staff team will therefore give you a ring between 9.30am and 5pm over the next few days to have a quick chat and see how you are doing and if we can support in any way. We are all working from home, so the number may come up as a "private number".

Sign Language Challenge from Miss Taylor!

These challenges from the staff are coming thick and fast! Today, for those of you not so active, Miss Taylor wants you to learn the song "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" in sign language - she demonstrates it to you on our website homepage

Send in your entries to support@st-patricks.southampton.sch.uk

May - the Month of Our Lady

Traditionally, Catholics honour Mary, the mother of Our Lord during the month of May. Sometimes there are processions through the streets, special devotional services and the Crowning of Our Lady. As we can't do any of that this year, Miss French-Bell is creating some online resources for you instead. Have a look at our website here:


Charanga Logins

Thank you to all those who replied to the form about this. Mr Simpson is now setting up activities for those who wanted access and we will send out login details tomorrow.

Love Southampton

Love Southampton is the initiative of Churches, Charities and individuals across the city in Southampton, uniting to help support those most in need during the current Coronavirus outbreak. Their website: lovesouthampton.org.uk is a place where people can offer help, or go to for help. A dedicated team are available to match the help to the need and you can see an introductory video on their facebook page:



If you want even more stories read to you, this is a great website with an ever-growing selection of books:


"Be careful not to let the things that you don't have to blindfold you from noticing the all the blessings in your life."

Edmond Mbiaka (Self-help writer)

Best wishes,

Michael Lobo - Headteacher

Suzanne Friel - Deputy Headteacher

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