We are always busy here at Our Lady of Lourdes!
Here are just a few of the ways we've been helping our community.
We raised money for the Royal British Legion Poppy appeal by selling poppies in school. Year 6 pupils attended the Remembrance Day service at the Cenotaph in Southport.
Children brought items of food and drink to put in a class hamper which were given to people less fortunate than themselves. They were sent to needy families in the local community.
Children met with local MP John Pugh in December, to reveal the results of a £50k British Gas Energy Makeover, won earlier in 2014.
We entered the competition to teach the pupils about sustainability and energy conservation. The school was built in the 1930's and needed an energy upgrade.
A range of exciting new technology has now been installed, including solar panels, lighting, boiler burner controls and a hot water pipe insulation.
A new interactive display screen, which presents live information such as energy generation from the solar panels, weather and energy saving tips is displayed to the children, teachers and parents.
Children made up 244 shoeboxes for the Rotary Shoebox Appeal, containing items for families in need.
Reception classes held a cake sale and raised £105 to have seven trees planted in a forest, working to save the planet with the Woodland Trust.
As well as celebrating World Book Day, every class in the school raised money for a child in Year 6 who has had a bone marrow transplant.
Each class came up with a different fundraising idea, such as cake sales, Soak the Teacher and a Penalty Shootout. In total the children in school raised a staggering £1100!
The school council organized a competition, in conjunction with the Southport Learning Partnership, to design bird boxes.
Children from our school were successful and the winning designs are now displayed in Bedford Park.
A Year 4 boy walked for ten miles, from Formby Point and Southport Pier, to continue to raise money for the child in school who has had the operation.
In total, he raised £225!
We raised money for the Royal British Legion Poppy appeal again this year by selling poppies in school. Year 6 pupils attended the Remembrance Day service at the Cenotaph in Southport.