Weekly Events

On this page we will share the main events of each week. Remember to check each year group's page for even more information and up to date news and images. We also provide regular updates on our Twitter feed (@CCPSLichfield).

Each term we will transfer these events to the Gallery section of our website.

 

Please find photographs from 2018/2019 in the 'Gallery' section of our website.

Week beginning Monday 13th January 2020

Young Voices

Children from Year 5 and Year 6 had a super afternoon and evening at Resorts World, Birmingham as part of the Young Voices concert. What a super evening! Huge thanks to Miss Binns for organising everything.

 

 

500 Words Launch

Everyone throughout school was excited on Thursday morning for the launch of Radio 2's 500 Words story writing competition. Many classes watched and took part in the live launch show.

   

Year 1 Art & DT

 What a super job Year 1 have done this week of painting their fantastic moving vehicles.

  

Boccia Tournament

 Well done to the Year 3 children who took part in this week's Boccia tournament. The children were super ambassadors for Christ Church.

 

Sports Hall Athletics

 A great evening was had by the Year 5 and Year 6 children who took part in this week's Sports Hall Athletics. Well done to all of those involved, you represented Christ Church brilliantly.

Year 3's Big Question

 As part of their Big Question, Year 3 have learnt all about volcanoes. This week they used the fantastic app Quiver which meant they could see the volcano erupt!

  

DT in Year 6

Year 6 have developed their DT skills this week when they linked their Big Question to the their DT learning. Who will be the star baker?! Some delicious Viking inspired cookies were made!

  

Learning in Year 5

 Year 5 have been exploring various world images to see if they can work out their brand new Big Question. What could it be?

 

Learning in Year 2

As part of their Literacy work, Year 2 have been looking at how cameras have changed over time. This links to the book they are reading, Flotsam.

  

Week beginning Monday 6th January 2020

Year 2 Science

 As part of their Science learning this week, Year 2 have visited the Environmental Area to find living and non-living things.

  

Year 3 Outdoor PE

Year 3 were relieved to see that the rain had stopped and they could enjoy building their PE skills outside.

Resilience in Year 1

 Year 1 have been building their resilience this week when starting to design their moving vehicles in DT.

  

Outdoor Learning in Reception

 Our Reception children have enjoyed being back with their friends and learning in the outside area.

 

Music in Year 2

 This week Year 2 have been putting their music skills to the test as they have been learning to play a brand new instrument. We are looking forward to seeing them develop their skills as the weeks progress.

  

Week beginning Monday 16th December 2019

Christmas Lunch

What a Christmas lunch we had on Thursday! A huge thank you to our truly amazing kitchen staff for a fantastic Christmas lunch.

   

Year 1 - Carols by Candlelight

 What a wonderful service in Church led by Year 1 on Monday. Carols by candlelight was truly outstanding!

 

Big Question in Year 5

 Year 5 have enjoyed planning a trip to the USA as part of their Big Question this week.

  

Christmas Treats

 Thank you to our super School Association for funding our Christmas treats this year. Key Stage 1 loved the visiting pantomime, Year 3 and Year 4 had a super time at The Garrick pantomime and Year 5 and Year 6 enjoyed their morning at the cinema.

   

 

Week beginning Monday 9th December 2019

Year 2 Art

Great sketching skills from Year 2 this week. They have worked hard to sketch boat scenes in the style of William Turner.

  

Year 4 DT

It seems that we have some budding chefs in Year 4! This week the children have worked as a team to prepare their very own curry sauce. Amazing application of your DT skills Year 4!

  

Year 2 Christmas Performance

 A huge well done to Year 2 for a fantastic Christmas Performance. What wonderful singing and acting talent there is!

  

Maths in Year 1

As part of their Maths learning this week, Year 1 have been making different amounts with various coins.

  

Year 6 Christingle Service

Year 6 enjoyed an interactive worship in Church on Monday when they took part in a Christingle service. Thank you to all of the adults in Church who led this. Also thanks to the parents/carers who were able to join us for this service.

  

Learning in Reception

  All of the children in Reception have loved reading Stickman this week and completed different activities based on this.

   

Week beginning Monday 2nd December 2019

Year 6 Police Cadets

Year 6 are continuing to enjoy and gain a lot from their Police Cadet sessions. This week the children learnt about the importance of communication, in particular the phonetic alphabet.

  

Year 6 Worship in Church

 A huge thank you to Mr Hindley and Mr Elliot for teaching Year 6 all about the Reredos that is in Christ Church. Thank you also to the parents/carers who attended this service.

 

Year 2 PE

This week Year 2 have been refining their tactics - will they be successful?!

  

Reception Nativity

Well done to our fantastic Reception children who performed a great Nativity on Friday afternoon!

 

Year 3 Visit Beacon Park Retirement Village

In preparation for their visit to Beacon Park Retirement Village this week, Year 3 have been learning Christmas songs and writing poems to share.

   

3GR's Inspire Workshop

 

  

Year 4 Maths

Year 4 made use of our outdoor space this week whilst they were learning about shape in maths.

  

Week beginning Monday 25th November 2019

Christ Church Christmas Tree at Lichfield Cathedral

Our amazing Sewing Club have been busy designing and making decorations for our Christmas Tree and on Friday they visited the Cathedral to put their fantastic decorations on our Christ Church tree.

Well done to Sewing Club - we love our tree. A big thank you to Mrs Deans and Miss Lewis for their hard work too.

Please vote for our tree if you visit the Cathedral over the festive period.

 

Olaf Falafel Visit

As a school we were extremely excited on Friday morning as we had a special visit from children's author and illustrator Olaf Falafel!

He was amazing and shared with us his journey to becoming a successful author. We loved his workshop and hearing him read his latest book, One Giant Leek for Mankind.

Thank you Olaf, you really have inspired us all.

      

Learning Showcase

 A huge thank you to all the adults from home who were able to attend our Learning Showcase on Monday afternoon. We thoroughly enjoyed sharing our learning with you.

Look out for our Spring term Learning Showcase - this will include Reception too.

     

Christmas Light Switch On

Well done to our wonderful Year 6 children who sang carols in Lichfield on Sunday. It was a great way to kick-off the festivities!

Week beginning Monday 18th November 2019

Year 3 visit to Beacon Park Retirement Village

 Mr Roper's Year 3 class had a super time visited the residents of Beacon Park Retirement Village. They loved getting to know their new friends and are already planning their next visit.

  

Year 2 Writing

 Mrs Benniston and Mrs Cheek were extremely proud of the writing that took place in Year 2 this week. Well done everyone!

 

PE in Year 5

 This week Year 5's PE lessons were about refining their jumps and rolls - lots of action shots!

  

DT in Year 3

 What an exciting day for Year 3 on Thursday! The children worked together to make (and taste) their own fruit crumble. Each child had a role and the children really developed their Design and Technology skills.

   

 

Year 5 Worship

 Thank you to all the parents/carers who were able to attend worship in Church on Wednesday morning. Year 5 really enjoyed the service and they contributed, once again, to the Lichfield food bank.

 

Science in Reception

 Reception have loved carrying out a science investigation this week.

  

4ST's Inspire Workshop

4ST had a great time on Tuesday morning learning all about the Tudors with adults from home. Thank you to all of you who were able to make it, we loved welcoming you into school.

 

Year 2 Big Question

 Another year group to discover their new Big Question this week has been Year 2.

 

History in Year 6

Before finding out their new Big Question, Year 6 revised the different time periods that they have learnt about whilst being at Christ Church and tried to order these in chronological order.

  

Orienteering in Year 5

 Year 5 have loved putting their orienteering skills to the test this week in order to find out the location of their brand new Big Question.

  

Week beginning Monday 11th November 2019

Children in Need

 It was great to see the children (and staff) dressed in their sports clothes on Friday to help raise money for Children in Need. Also thanks to Year 5 for a great worship to start the day off and inform us all about the fantastic work Children in Need do.

  

Learning in Reception

 Reception loved exploring outside this week whilst on their Autumnal walk.

 

Year 6 Residential to Laches Wood

 What a super week Year 6 have had! We are so proud of each child and the way that they handles themselves whilst away, they truly are a credit to themselves, their family and Christ Church. The week was packed with fun and adventurous including: Archery, Climbing, High Ropes, Caving and BMX.
Thank you Year 6 for being outstanding all week!

   

Week beginning Monday 4th November 2019

Year 1 Art

Year 1 have enjoyed demonstrating their Art skills this week through firework inspired art.

  

Year 2 PE

Year 2 have loved their Big Question inspired PE lessons this week where they learnt elements of the waltz. This would have been the dance of the first class passengers onboard the Titanic.

  

Year 5 Foodbank Donations

Thank you to the families of Year 5 who contributed so generously at the Year 5 Harvest Worship last half term. Their kind donations to the foodbank have meant that over 100 meals can be provided.

 

Year 5 get mail!

 Our wonderful Year 5 children were excited to receive letters from their friends at Beacon park Retirement Village this week.

Learning in Reception

 Now in their second half term at Christ Church, Reception are continuing to love school life.

   

Week beginning Monday 21st October 2019

Good to be Green

Wow, what a start to the new school year! We are so proud of the amount of children who have remained Green this half term. There were so many certificates to hand out in worship on Friday morning.

   

Cross Country Competition

A huge congrat