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“I come that they may have life, and have life to the full!” John 10:10

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School Chaplains

Welcome to Holy Rosary's Pupil Chaplain's page

"I come that they may have life, and have life to the full" John 10:10


Meet the Chaplaincy Team


Adult lay Chaplain: Mrs Atkinson

On behalf of myself, the headteacher, the governors and all the staff I would like to warmly welcome our new
Pupil Chaplains "GIFT" Team appointed September 2018


We know you'll do a fantastic job as God is in your hearts.


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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 2018


September - First Chaplaincy meeting of the term!  Lots of new and exciting ideas to be added to our action plan.

Prayer and worship - Chaplains are planning and delivering prayer and worship sessions in all year groups.


Harvest - Harvest Festival in the hall on Thursday October 18th 9.10am School Hall - Tin donations welcome


Mayor's Visit - The Mayor is coming to school dressed as Mr T to raise money for his chosen charities. The children have been asked to bring in £1 and come in fancy dress on Friday 19th October


Poppy Appeal - During November the chaplains will be coming into classes selling poppies and other items. Pleas support this charity.


Chaplains' Challenge - This term's challenge has been to design an altar for the hall. The winner will be announced on twitter soon.


Christmas gift appeal - we are asking for donations to Treelands Nursing home - letter is on the app



Spring Term 2019


Chaplains are designing certificates to give out to children who are displaying the school values.


Prayer and worship - Chaplains are planning and delivering prayer and worship sessions in all year groups.


They are planning prayer and worship sessions in class and creating prayer stations in their classrooms and supporting other classes too.


In February we will be delivering an special St Valentine assembly to KS1 and 2.


We have been thinking about ideas for Lent and we will be leading prayer and worship sessions to all classes,


Our Chaplains' challenge this term is to tweet your good deeds or anything you are giving up foe Lent #40acts #lent


Don't forget that March 21st is Rock you socks off day £1  for Downs syndrome. We will begin this day by leading a whole school assembly to raise awareness of Down's Syndrome.


On Monday April 15th the children will be invited to take time to reflect at our prayer stations. This will mark the start of  Holy week. Parents and carers are invited after school. Please make an appointment on the school app. 




Summer Term 2019



PJ  day-  £1 for MIND


Devotions to Mary Reflection


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.


DEAP - Drop everything and pray will be introduced daily in classes during Summer 2.














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