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Archive for November 2013

Preparing for Advent

Advent begins next Sunday but we should be thinking of it NOW so we are ready for the First Sunday The origins of the Advent wreath are found in the folk practices of the pre-Christian Germanic peoples who, during the cold December darkness of Eastern Europe, gathered wreaths of evergreen and lighted fires as signs…

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Founders Day 2013

Our Founder – Jean De La Mennais Students at St Mary’s College and Charlton House school celebrate Founders Day in the College Chapel. The History of Our Founder. The Brothers of Christian Instruction, also known as the De la Mennais Brothers, is a teaching order founded by Father Jean-Marie de la Mennais in 1819 to…

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Founders Day Fireworks 2013

The annual firework display was once more a very popular and successful event. Scheduled now to coincide with ‘Founders Day’ ( College  Founder – Jean De La Mennais), the event now reflects a celebration not just of the history of the College but helps herald the start of the festive season. The school dining room…

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Autumn Newsletter

Please find attached the belated newsletter for the Oct/Nov half term: halfterm Nov 18th

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Year 11 Remembrance Assembly

The assembly on Friday was well thought through and delivered. Thanks to Mr O’Farrell and Form 11 the powerful use of readings, war poems and drama, gave a clear understanding of how the sacrifice of others helped give us our current freedoms.

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