• Upcoming Events

    For more information about upcoming events, please check the calendar page of the school website.

  • Springs Church - COVID-19 Outbreak. Support: 07938 682770 or 07938 682771

    If you are self isolating and in need of help, Springs Church can pick up supplies, prescriptions or be there to talk to you on the phone - call 07938 682770 or 07938 682771

  • Home Learning - w.b. 06.07.2020

    Home learning activities for the week beginning 6th July are now available under the "Home Learning" tab of the school website.

  • BBC Bitesize

    BBC Bitesize, an education package across TV and online helping to keep children learning at home, is available on the "Home Learning" tab of the school website.

  • Oak National Academy

    The Oak National Academy, an online classroom and resource hub is available on the "Home Learning" tab of the school website.

  • Home Learning

    Please see our "Home Learning" tab for lots of links to new activities.

  • The Body Coach - P.E. with Jo

    Are you still keeping up with Joe Wicks and his online PE lessons to help keep children fit and healthy during the school shutdown!

  • COVID-19 - letters: Please read our latest letter (05.07.2020)

    All letters that have been published on the home page regarding COVID-19 can be found under the "Information" tab in the Letters folder.

  • Dudley Performing Arts (DPA) Music Lessons

    DPA online lessons for singing, recorder and cornet can be found in the Home Learning section of the website in the "Music (DPA)" folder.

  • Nursery and Reception: Fun and simple activities to do with your young child at home.

    A booklet from the National Literacy Trust, called "At Home Booklet for Parents" has been uploaded to the home learning website page for Nursery and Reception.

  • Childline

    Children from Year 1 to Year 6 listened to a fantastic assembly from the NSPCC about speaking out and stating safe. Go to www.childline.org.uk for more information.

  • School Dinners 2019-20

    Please note that school meal prices will be £2.40 from September 2019. Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 do not have to pay for theirs.

  • Home Learning - June 2020 onwards

    All home learning from June onwards can now be found in the "New Home Learning" folder. All activities can be found by clicking on the links on the page.

  • COVID-19 Risk Assessment

    Please read our risk assessment in relation to COVID-19 and children returning to school, written following Dudley Local Authority's guidelines.

  • CEOP - Online Safety Activity Packs

    CEOP education team have released another set of online safety activity packs for parents. All packs can be downloaded on our home learning page under online safety.

  • The Summer Reading Challenge is an annual event aimed at 4 – 11 year olds (June - August 2020)

    Children are encouraged to read six (or more) books of their choice during the summer holidays.

    Children sign up at www.sillysquad.org.uk and set their own challenge to read six (or more) books of their choice during the summer holidays.

    Each time they finish a book, they add it to their profile and write a review.

    Children receive a downloadable certificate once they’ve completed their challenge!

  • Return of Reading Books (July 2020)

    Please see the front page or the calendar on the school website for details of when you can return your child's reading books.

  • CEOP: New Online Safety Packs - Gaming

    CEOP have released their new activity packs for all age ranges, this time focussing on the activity of online gaming. Links to the various packs can be found under Online Safety in Home Learning.

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Dudley Debates 2020 (January 2020)

5 months ago,

Should social media be banned for those under the ages of 16? Of course it shouldn’t cried St Mary’s, yet Roberts were firmly of the belief that all children under the age of 16 should not have a social media account.   We started our argument stating that cyber bullying causes major problems for many […]

Should social media be banned for those under the ages of 16?

Of course it shouldn’t cried St Mary’s, yet Roberts were firmly of the belief that all children under the age of 16 should not have a social media account.

 

We started our argument stating that cyber bullying causes major problems for many youngsters. St Mary’s argued back that social media has allowed Greta Thunberg to have a voice.

Our next speaked, argued that mental health is effected by social media, causing very serious issues for such young people. St Mary’s argued back stating that we should educate rather than banning it.

Our third speaker stated that inappropriate videos/images were a considerable problem with children not having the maturity to understand and could be influenced. St Mary’s argued that there are positive images- it helps youngsters teach their elders and can help with future job prospects.

Our last speaker said that adults online are potentially a major problem as strangers can influence or gain access to children’s lives. St Mary’s last speaker stated that social media helps people communicate all around the world.

After all speakers had argued their points, the audience were invited to voice their opinions. St Mary’s had brought many supporters who were firmly in favour of allowing social media for those under 16. The Roberts’ team managed to fend off any questions democratically and were then able to pose their own thought-provoking questions.

The mayor was convinced when he summarised as he too warned of the dangers of social media. Unfortunately, he was not to decide the outcome. The vote was put to the audience and Roberts received 27 votes as opposed to 34 for St Mary’s (who had a total of 29 people in attendance). A loss, yet a moral victory for Roberts who had convinced the mayor and the majority of the impartial attendees.

Well done Roberts for the way they conducted themselves and how they represented the school. Well done team.