Category Archives: News

St Catherine`s Hospice

We support a vast array of charities, but one we hold close to our hearts is St Catherine’s Hospice. A variety of fundraising activities have taken place over the advent period, including a Christmas Jumper Day, a staff karaoke performance … Read more

The Youth SVP Group

The school Youth SVP group demonstrated great hope and launched their annual Christmas appeal in school. This year, the group asked for hampers that could be given to the elderly citizens that attend the St. Mary’s parish Christmas party. As … Read more

Advent Carol Service

Our Advent Carol Service this year focuses on five Gospel Values, reflecting on each of them in turn. It is a service filled with song, dance, drama, scripture and prayer – celebrated by Fr Mark and led by many of … Read more

Year 11 Boys Football

The Year 11 boys started the season with a hard-fought draw against Priory, and could count themselves a little unlucky not to have pinched a 3-2 win right at the death. Up next came a solid win and performance against … Read more

Salvation Army Donation

A superb show of support for those of our community around us that need help over the Christmas period came in the form of Mrs Hall’s super Salvation Army helpers. Bosco House participated in a reverse Advent, Rather than opening … Read more

UCLan – Careers and Future Study

On Friday, 14th December, 47 of our students from Year 9 and 10 spent the morning at the University of Central Lancashire. They had a tour of the campus, viewing accommodation and recreation areas, and listened to a talk from … Read more

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

A small group of Year 10 and 11 students have recently been commissioned as extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion. They are faithful, dedicated students who have received training from Fr Mark, and are now commissioned to serve others by distributing … Read more

Christmas Concert

This year has seen Brownedge St Mary’s first Christmas Concert in a number of years. It was a smallish affair, full of Christmas cheer and, more importantly, an opportunity for students to really demonstrate what they have been working on so far … Read more

Bamber Bridge Library Open for Christmas

Three students from Year 9 and 10 went along as invited guests to the grand re-opening of Bamber Bridge Library on December 11th. Josie, Jonathan and Isabel had a good look around the newly refurbished space and judged it very … Read more

North West Schools’ Trampolining

This event had over 400 hopeful high-class entrants competing at Robin Park Wigan. Two of our pupils did exceptionally well with Lucy Wright coming 4th, just missing out on the next round of the competition, and Daniel Duerden came 2nd … Read more