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Catholic Voluntary Academy

Loved, Valued, Challenged


We will be having a very Special Collective Worship on Friday 10.11.17 afternoon at 2:30pm. We all will be sharing our work that we have completed during our Remembrance Enrichment Day.  If you can, please come and join us; if you can't, a video will be uploaded to our VSP player so you can enjoy and reflect on the day with us. 

All Saints Day will be celebrated in school on Wednesday 1st November at 9:15am

Come along and join us in the school hall.

Class Reception took part in a great day full of Diwali activities to celebrate the

Festival of Lights .

Look at the VSP player - Class Reception/Come and See-Religious Education -

to see what we got up to!

We had a wonderful Harvest Celebration today with Father John Martin, the priest from Our Lady's in Bulwell, and lots of parents. Thank you for all your generous food donations and monies for CAFOD. They will benefit many in our local and international community. We are definitely living out our Loved and Valued part of our mission. 

Follow the link for a short video. 

Miss Hornsby visited all the classes today to see what exciting activites were going

on in each class. 

Head over to the VSP player under Come And See to see what she found. 

50th Golden Anniversary Celebrations.

See the gallery in the Catholic tab for some photos of

Bishop Patrick's 50th Mass.

There is also a short video on the VSP player under Collective Worship. 

Class 5 took part in a great retreat afternoon with Joe.  

Look at the VSP player - Class 5 - to see how we all can become superheroes! 

We have been very busy baking this week. 

Have a look at the VSP player to see our video and delicious cakes! 

More videos on our VSP link and icon on our home page under the

Come and See and Collective Worship tabs.

See Great Big God, Prayer and Care Group Collective Worship and lots more.

Keep up to date with everything we are learning about in school too under each class tab.


We have added a new video to the VSP under Catholic Life. Have a look at all our new reception pupils recieving their special certifcate books from Father Paul. 

First Communion 2017

First Communion 2017 1
First Communion 2017 2
First Communion 2017 3

Saint George's Day 23.4.17

We learnt about Saint George and took part in lots of activities, please see the video link below:

Saint Patrick's Day 17.3.17

We learnt about Saint Patrick and took part in lots of activities, please see the video link below:

Catholic Life at Holy Cross

Please watch our whole school video Catholic Life at Holy Cross.


Shrove Tuesday

We learn about Shrove Tuesday and learnt about why we eat pancakes on this day.

Please see the video link below.


After we went to Holy Cross Church for Ash Wednesday, we role-played what learnt during Mass.

Please see the video link below.


We are all so proud of all of the children for walking to

Holy Cross Church for Ash Wednesday.

Well done children of Holy Cross!

Chinese New Year in Reception

We celebrated the year of the rooster and learnt lots about the Chinese culture, see the video link below:


Class 6 help Reception at Holy Cross Church

Class Reception would like to thank Class 6 for helping them at Holy Cross Church.


A short note from Miss Duong, Mrs Simpson and Mrs Knight:

"The children were extremely well-behaved and respectful during their visit. We are very proud of them all. Well done!"

Our retreat with Joe - Reception

Watch the video below to see what we learnt with Joe.

Check the link -

Preparing for Advent

We would like to thank Mr Pascoe and Mrs Hudson for helping us to make

our very own Advent calendar this year.

There is a chocolate and a liturgical message in each box, one box will be opened each day.

You can see our Advent calendar Christmas tree when you come into our school hall.


Please watch our short video of our Baptism Day -