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Key stage 1 and 2 SATS: information for parents

Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Please see below the link below for Information leaflets and videos for parents about end of key stage assessments (often referred to as SATs) for 7 and 11 year olds.


The importance of attendance

Monday, 30 April 2018

Please see a useful powerpoint which highlights the importance and value of excellent school attendance.




Charity Football Match

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Thank you to all who supported the charity football game on Friday between St Thomas and St Wilfrid’s. The match was very well supported and attended, and a total of £70 was raised for charity.

A special thank you to the Friends of St Thomas for providing refreshments, Gavin Bailey at Qualitas for providing a referee, and Mike from Kit Locker who generously has donated two complete set of football kits free of charge to support this, and future events.

Derby County Football Tournament

Monday, 26 March 2018

A handful of Year 1's and 2's were selected to participate in a football tournament at Derby County's training ground on Friday 23rd March.

The children competed against a variety of schools from Sheffield and Chesterfield and played some fantastic football that they all should be proud of. Leo ended up being St Thomas's top goal scorer after scoring two fantastic goals. Rebecca also scored a great goal, dribbling with the ball from the half way line to put the ball in the back of the net. Sebastian and Daniel were really close to adding to our goal total, with shots either just going wide or being saved by the goalkeeper. Connor and Ben made some great saves during our games to keep the opposition out. This was complimented by some superb defensive performances from Annisa and Lucas. 

St Thomas finished 4th in their group but narrowly missed out on a 4th position playoff win so finished 5th out of 10 teams, a very respectable result. 

With a fantastic morning of football on display all of the St Thomas children in attendance did themselves and St Thomas proud. All of the children had a wonderful time and arrived back at school inspired by the experience, ready for future competitions. Great work team!

Ash Jackson (Qualitas) 

Welcome to St Thomas of Canterbury School, a Catholic Voluntary Academy for girls and boys of primary school age (3-11 years old). This is a really special place and a true learning community with shared values.



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