“Inspiring all to live learn and love in the light of Jesus”

John 8:12

“An outstanding school, which is deeply committed to the Catholic mission… this school inspires all within this faith community to live life to the full”

(Section 48 2017)

“Teachers plan activities that engage pupils and make them want to learn”

(Ofsted 2017)

“Pupils say that they feel safe and are educated well on how to keep themselves safe in a range of situations”

(Ofsted 2017)

Pupils are proud of their school and are polite and helpful to all visitors. Their behaviour is outstanding. They readily take on responsibilities and care for each other.” 

(Section 48 2017)

Welcome to St Paulinus Catholic Primary School

The children, staff and Governors at St Paulinus Catholic Primary School would like to welcome you to our fantastic website.

My name is Mrs d’Arcy and I am fortunate to be the Headteacher of this wonderful and successful school. As a former pupil at the School, I am especially proud to be its Headteacher! Our school is staffed by a dedicated team of talented and caring professionals who give their best to all our children.

Recently we have developed our outdoor areas so that all children in school can take part in exciting learning outside as well as inside. The School is constantly alive with a buzz for learning which is encouraged by having themed learning weeks and super learning days. Last year these included a faith week, a French day, a reading week, Australia Day, an outdoor learning day and more recently a superb space science week!

St Paulinus Catholic Primary School has amazing children, staff and Governors who all share the common belief that Jesus Christ is at the centre of all we do. This is reflected in our new school mission statement ‘Inspiring all to live, learn and love in the light of Jesus’ (CF John 8:12) which permeates throughout the School. We place a very strong emphasis on personalised learning and we are proud of our caring and inclusive ethos, creating the happy environment in which our children learn. As a result our children not only achieve very good standards, but they also develop the personal skills needed to be happy and fulfilled individuals.

Whilst the website is a good introduction to the School, I recommend that prospective parents visit us. I would welcome the opportunity to meet you, answer your questions and best of all let you see our great school in action.

Mrs d’Arcy

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Latest School News

HCPT Visit 2019

Every Easter I go to Lourdes with a charity called HCPT. I lead the local group and took 8 children from the surrounding area. Two children from Year 6 came with me and the 12 other helpers. We had a fantastic week visiting the shrine in Lourdes, a day trip to the...

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2N Africa

We introduced our African topic by looking at African dancing. We learnt some basic dance moves first. We did this at a slow pace. We then built on the basic moves and became faster. We had lots of fun and we can not wait to start our topic now. We completed some...

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Mary Day

On Monday 20th May all children were invited into school wearing blue clothes. We were celebrating May being the month of Mary. The children had to bring flowers in. The day started with a whole school liturgy where we sang many hymns to Mary. Evi in Year 6 crowned...

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Attendance Movie 2019

As a reward for this Autumn term, our 100% attendance pupils were invited to the movies as a special treat. They watched a favourite film whilst eating popcorn and drinking juice just like in the movies.

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Year 1 at the Sand Park

On Thursday 2nd May Year 1 went to the Sand Park in Dewsbury Park. This trip was to introduce our new topic about the seaside. We had a great day - digging deep to find wet sand. The. We worked hard together to build fantastic sandcastles using the instructions we had...

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I am the light of the world; whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.

John 8:12

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St Paulinus Catholic Primary School
Temple Road
West Yorkshire
WF13 3QE

TEL: 01924 488282

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