Mini Vinnies

The Society of St Vincent de Paul has been engaging with young people and education since its earliest days.

The Mini Vinnies’ programme – a ground-breaking Primary Schools initiative, based on good work done in Australia, piloted in the Diocese of Shrewsbury, and which is seen as having, “the potential to significantly contribute to the future of our Society.”

‘Mini Vinnies’ are children who, with the permission of their parents and the support of their Schools, are encouraged to embark on their first steps as possible ‘Vincentians for life’.

As Mini Vinnies, the youngsters have their own ‘treasured’ Prayer, Pledge and Badge, a dedicated website and a range of bright and colourful documents which guide them in their formative steps – helping and enabling them to become in every sense, young Vincentians – or ‘Mini Vinnies’.

Miss Tickle is our Coordinator of the Mini Vinnies. Mini Vinnies is a charitable group made up of children from Year 5 and Year 6 who aim to turn concerns into actions. Mini Vinnies meet to pray, discuss and support however they can to help make a difference in our community. We follow the ethos ‘See, Think, Do,’ finding people in need and helping them.

Urgent – School Closure due to Snow

School will be closed on Friday 15th January to all pupils due to adverse weather conditions. If you need to contact a member of school staff in an emergency and you are  parent providing emergency Covid-19 work, then please call 07460 394904.

School Closure Letter – 14.1.2021

Remote online learning commences daily at 9am on Google Classroom, please see advice on operating Google Classroom  under ‘Letters to Parents’ – heading on this website.

In line with Government guidance, school is closed to pupils.

The Online registration form has now closed for requests for key worker places for week commencing 18th January.

All parents please complete the online Remote Learning Survey using the link below. It is essential that this form is completed if you require a loan device from school. Please complete as soon as possible.

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Z3_Pcs0W1E6-8MRb-0p46eAyK-F3JjFIptDUXUmsnrFURDlPVlRRVE1FUTlMUFVUV0hTUlBBRE5VVi4u

Please see important letter below from Wakefield Local Authority

Letter to Parents and Carers – 11 January 2021-Local Authority

Children who we deem to be in a priority group (which is different to Key Workers) will be contacted by school.