Our school is at the hub of our local community. Our pupils support the life of our community as well as regularly welcoming visitors into school such as the local clergy and our MP. We are lucky to have many volunteers who come into school to read with our children.

We teach our children how to be good citizens, not just locally but globally:

  • Our pupil councillors take their responsibility seriously, ensuring that our pupils’ voices are heard and making suggestions to constantly improve our school.
  • We have an Eco Committee, dedicated to ensuring we do all we can to preserve the beautiful world we live in
  • A group of children litter pick each week in the local vicinity.
  • We have links with the primary school in our twin town of Socx.  Our pupils correspond with their pupils termly.
  • Our Year 6s visit France each year where they visit the Somme and take part in the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate, laying a wreath on behalf of our school community.
  • Year 5 stay overnight in London where they visit the Houses of Parliament and learn about democracy.
  • Raising money for charity is very important to us:
    • We hold an annual fundraising event for Children in Need
    • We collect food for the Morecambe Bay food bank at our harvest assembly each year
    • We donate shoe boxes for the Christmas shoebox appeal
    • Our Charity Club raises money for other charitable causes.  This year’s chosen charities are Help for Heroes and St John’s Hospice. Money is raised through events such as craft stalls, film nights, competitions and cake sales.
    • We raise money for other causes e.g. Key Stage 2 raised over £800 for WaterAid as part of their learning about water.

Below are just some of the community events we have enjoyed. See how busy we have been!

  • Caton Gala
  • Carol singing at the Co-op and at Hillcroft Residential Home
  • Sponsored elf run with Caton St Paul’s School in aid of St John’s Hospice
  • Attendance at Lune Valley school cluster events including Pupil Council days and the Lune Valley choir event
  • Christmas community lunch held at our school (the children did a brilliant job serving the adults!) followed by our nativity
  • ‘Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside’ summertime special and cream tea event
  • Christmas Nativity
  • ‘Christmas Cheer’ Key Stage 2 Music concert
  • Summer family fun afternoon
  • Autumn and Easter Bingo nights
  • Christmas fair
  • Hosting families from our twin town of Socx
  • Involvement in the Caton and Brookhouse war memorial project
  • Cat Smith came to talk to use about her job as a MP
  • Two JPs came into school to talk to us about the justice system
  • Our local firefighters brought their fire engine to school to make sure that our very own Great Fire of London didn’t get out of control!
  • Year 5 trip to London
  • Year 6 trip to France