In aid of “The Year of the Word- The God who Speaks”. We launched a Saint Martin’s scripture competition. Students could choose their favourite piece of scripture and decorate it in their own way. This was a great opportunity for the students to deepen their understanding of scripture. All the
Saint Martin’s staff and children were invited to place greenery or palms on their doors to show we were united with all Christians from around the world. Thank you for sharing your witness. #chaplaincy
A rainbow is God’s sign of His never ending love for us. We see rainbows a lot in the Old Testament of the Bible as a sign of God’s promise with his people. Whenever I cover the sky with clouds and the rainbow appears, I will remember my promise
As part of our service to the local community, we supported St Peter’s Catholic Church with their weekly Lenten frugal lunches. We were described as 5* waiters and waitresses. I really enjoyed having the opportunity to talk with the parishioners. Almsgiving is such an important part of our Lenten journey
Oh what an emotional day it was, as we officially said goodbye to our wonderful year 11 students. Not a dry eye in school (maybe this was tears of laughter as well as tears of sadness though). On Friday 20th March, we held a special leavers liturgy to celebrate Year
Staff and students from St Martin’s swapped their comfy bedrooms to sleep rough for the night to raise money for Lawrence House charity that helps homeless young people. We started our evening with an opening liturgy led by the children. We were very blessed to be joined by Bishop Patrick
On Friday 28th February, a large group of young people gathered at St Peter’s Church, Hinckley and made an important commitment; they are preparing for the sacrament of confirmation.
On Wednesday 26th February, students from years 7-11 at St Martin’s all attended a very important liturgy marking the beginning of the Lenten season. It was a reflective and powerful service and the sense of community was strong, as all came together to worship and remember the importance of lent.
On Wednesday 26th-Friday 28th February 2020, 33 pupils and 4 staff took part in a residential retreat at Alton Castle in Staffordshire. The centre offers the children the opportunity of taking part in some really exciting outdoor activities whilst considering their spiritual impact too. Our theme for the retreat was
On Tuesday 28th January 2020, we were invited to our annual Catholic Multi Academy Trust event to celebrate our Feast Day. The event took place at the Ramgarhia Community Centre in Leicester. The Key note speaker on the day was Christine Allen from CAFOD. She shared with us CAFOD’S latest