St Francis Of Assisi Catholic Primary School

"We live, love and learn as the family of God."

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Y5/6 French Observation - July 2016

"I thought the level of French for the Y5 group particularly was impressive. Also, I was really impressed by how confident they were at speaking and the emphasis given to speaking. The atmosphere in your lessons was also very positive and students were clearly keen to contribute. Behaviour was excellent as well despite the heat! Overall I have to say I was really impressed by the levels in both groups and what you are doing with them is clearly working. I was also impressed by how they could remember things without looking at their notes!"
Greg Bricage (Head of Languages at Mount St Mary's High School)


Y6 Writing Moderation - June 2016

"A huge thank you to all of you at St. Francis of Assisi for making me feel so welcome on Friday. I really thoroughly enjoyed looking at your children's writing and was massively impressed by the fantastic quality of work they have consistently produced; I also really enjoyed the conversations with you all about your children and their 'learning journeys'."
Andrew Matthews (Harehills Primary School)


Y5/6 Parliament - May 2016

"Thank you for inviting me to work with your lovely children and staff. I was impressed with their enthusiasm for learning new skills and how well they responded to our challenging debate topic."
Diane Hedditch (Parliament's Education Service)


The Works Y5/6 Biking Project - May 2016

"It's been an absolute pleasure coming into the school. The children have been fantastic, great listeners and made excellent progress. They're a credit to the school and the staff."
Kevin Thompson and Max Booth (The Works Skatepark)


A special Visitor in Y6 - April 2016

"I was very impressed with the year 6 class I worked with. Their positive approach to learning and their great sense of determination was a credit to both them and their school"
A VIP visitor (not permitted to disclose details)


Y5 Visit to Rosse Observatory - Feb 2016

"I hope your year 5 children enjoyed their trip to the observatory. I must say I was once again delighted by their behaviour and the attention they showed to the presentation. They are a credit to you and the school."
Gary Leslie (West Yorkshire Astronomical Society)


James Milner Announcement - May 2015

"Thank you so much for being with us last Friday for the announcement of James Milner becoming our Chancellor.
Here is access to publicity materials: http://youtu.be/49h0NqKBQpk
Phil Hardy (Leeds Children's University)


Mini Vinnies Launch - Feb 2015

"I really enjoyed my visit to St Francis's. Thank you so much for your warm welcome and your enthusiasm, help and support."
Gaynor Markham (St. Vincent de Paul Society)


Inter Faith Event - Nov 2014

"Just a big word of thanks for coming along to the Merrion Centre with the children on Tuesday. Given the event was in a commercial/retail centre, the presence of the choir went a long way to breaking down the barriers and catching passers by attention. It also gave a sense of celebration to the whole event. So thanks for taking the trouble and do pass my thanks onto the children."
Rev. Mgr. Michael  McQuinn (Diocese of Leeds)
 

Multi-sports in Y2 - Nov 2014

"I just wanted to say that Year 2 were fantactic to work with and a credit to the school. I look forward to coming back hopefully in the not too distand future."
Darrell Robinson (Leeds Rugby Foundation)
 

Y5 work on Inspirational People - July 2014

"I write to thank you very much for sending samples of the pupils' work on Inspirational People. These samples are excellent and I will be showing them to other teachers. As a little thank you, I am sending two books on St. Bakhita for the class and a rosary beads for your winning pupil Harriet."
Sister Marcellina Cooney (Teachers' Enterprise in Religious Education)
 

Tag Rugby Curtain Raiser - June 2014

"Please pass on my thanks to the pupils and staff at St. Francis. The behaviour of the children was exemplary with many of the club and stadium staff commenting on how well behaved they were throughout their visit to the stadium." 
Martin Flynn (Hunslet Hawks)
 
Golden Bunsen Competition - June 2014

"I just wanted to thank you for taking part in the Golden Bunsen Competition. I was blown away by the quality of the presentation and the confidence your pupils had! I really appreciate all the time and effort you all invested in creating such fantastic presentations at such short notice. Well done St Francis, you really impressed the judges. I'm already looking forward to next year! ;-)"
Amira Chaudhry (Mount St. Mary's High School)