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School Chaplains

Welcome to Holy Rosary's Pupil Chaplain's page


Meet the Chaplaincy Team


Adult lay Chaplain: Mrs Atkinson
Pupil Chaplains "GIFT" Team

Jasmin; Lincoln; Sammy; Chelsea; Anya; Annie; Alysia


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The Role of a Pupil Chaplain


The role of a Pupil Chaplain is to serve as a member of their Chaplaincy Team to support the Catholic Life of the School.


They will be entrusted with the responsibility of:

  • Giving joyful witness of Christ in our school.

  • Providing support for staff in the delivery of the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of all pupils across the curriculum.

  • Pastoral care of staff and pupils.

  • Assisting with the delivery and development of the prayer life of the school supporting assemblies, class prayer times and prayer groups.

  • Developing the use of a chapel for anyone in school to use.

  • Being present on parents' afternoons and/or evenings, and other school events, to help with the welcome of all the community.

  • Organising a variety of events to support local, national and international charities, for example: Cornerstone; Cancer charities; Local Food Banks



Latest News


Autumn Term 2017


MacMillan Coffee afternoon - Wednesday September 27th 3pm School Hall. Everyone welcome to have a cup of tea, some cake and a chat!  Raising money for a fantastic cause.


Harvest - We have sent a letter asking for food donations soon for our Harvest collection and we will be having a festival of songs to celebrate.  Friday October 6th 9.15am School Hall



Feast of the Holy Rosary - We are celebrating this on October 6th 9.15am School Hall, along with the Harvest Festival.  Please wear a flower to remember Mary our Mother.


Class Prayer Sessions - We will be visiting all the classes to lead a short Prayer sessions and also in assemblies.


Chaplains' Challenge - our challenge for Autumn 1 is to design a Rosary bead for our giant Rosary Bead display in the chapel.


Autumn 2 - Our challenge is to complete a Holy Act from our Mission Advent Calendar.


Our new Chapel - Our Chaplains are busy devising a timetable and prayer resources for our sessions in

the chapel.  During October we will be inviting children to pray the Rosary with us.


Skype's the Limit - We are in consultation with our IT department and we are hoping to have live prayer and worship sessions across the school. We are so excited!


Own Clothes day - We will be holding an own clothes day this term.  Raising money for Dr Kershaw's and  CAFOD world gifts.


Christmas gift appeal - We are asking for Christmas present donations for local children in our community. See letters section for more details


Spring Term 2018



Pyjama day  09.02.18- We will be having a whole school pyjama day to raise money for CAFOD- Please bring in £1 donation. Thank you!


Own Clothes day - We will be holding an own clothes day this term.  Raising money for Dr Kershaw's and  CAFOD world gifts.


Leading prayer and Worship sessions - We will continue to plan these sessions and deliver them in the classes which we are buddied up with.


Easter Reflection service in Church- We will be leading a reflection service based on the stations of the cross.


SummerTerm 2018



Own clothes day- 18th May Dress smart for a wedding day to celebrate the royal occasion! Bring £1 donation for Royal Oldham's Children's ward.


Peace/ Prayer garden -  This term  we will be working with the Pupil Chaplains to create a peace garden. A place where children can go to reflect in a calm and quiet environment.


Devotions to Mary Assembly  24.05.18- 9.15 School Hall.


Working with Year 3 -  This term  we will be working with year 3, holding a question and answer session to help them with any worries or concerns they might have about their first Holy Communion.


Chaplains' challenge -  We will be holding a talent show to show off our talents.


Bishops' mass 22.6.18-  Some Chaplains will be going to Preston with Mrs Atkinson and Mrs Cavanagh to celebrate our "Hope for the Future" within our parish..


Chaplains' Retreat day 15.6.18-  Some Chaplains will be going to St Joseph's with Mrs Atkinson to meet up with other chaplains from other CFOS schools on a retreat day.


Bishops' mass at the cathedral 20.6.18-  Some Chaplains will be going to Salford Cathedral for a St Joseph's Penny thank you mass.


New recruits-  We will be recruiting new Chaplains from year 4 to start in September 2018 as year 5's.










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