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St. Bernard's RC Primary & Nursery School

St. Bernard's RC Primary & Nursery School

A Voluntary Academy

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Chester zoo takeover 2022

On Wednesday 6th October, children from St Bernard's took over Chester Zoo. Taking on the role of a zoo ranger, they talked to members of the public about how we can protect native UK species from extinction. 



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  • 01/03/20


    This term Chester Zoo ran a Family Wildlife Club for the families of St B's.  Conservation is at the heart of our curriculum and this fantastic club helped our families to learn new ways to encourage wildlife, in our school grounds and their own back gardens. They went bug hunting a...
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  • 27/11/19

    newsround at chester zoo

    We were so proud of our Year 6 pupils, as they helped take over Chester Zoo for the afternoon. As part of the Ignite Zoo Takeover 2019, the zoo cancelled their ranger talks and had the children deliver them instead. Our pupil entertained the public with fantastic facts about sun bears and sharing th...
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  • 10/07/19


    On Friday 5th July we closed Sherbourne Road to traffic from 8am-4pm.  Working in partnerships with Sustrans we wanted to change people's parking attitudes outside of school and get them to think about road safety.  For the day the children had a fantastic time painting a road cr...
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  • 04/04/19

    Adrift curriculum

    Our curriculum focus for spring has been based on social justice and inspired by our work with Action Transport Theatre and the play Adrift. 
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  • 02/03/19

    We've been published

    We are delighted to be featured in a new book that has been just been published, written by Becky Carlzon and Guy Claxton.
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  • 03/02/19

    Eco warriors help their community

    St Bernard's were out in force on the 1st February. Alongside the Mayor of Ellesmere Port and local councillors, they cleaned up the neighbourhood surrounding their school. It was great to see the children so passionate about saving our environment.  Check out the video via this link...
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  • 04/10/18


    Monday 1st October saw the premiere of 'Adrift- A refugee fairytale'. Many of our KS2 pupils attended the event as VIPs and were proud to see the first showing of a magical play that they co-created alongside Action Transport Theatre.  Here is the making of Adrift...
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  • 31/07/18

    Goodbye Mrs Ellis

    We said a final goodbye to the amazing Mrs Ellis who has been at our school for over 25 years. 
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