DEAR-Drop Everything And Read !

On Friday our school took part in a city wide ‘Drop Everything And Read ‘ event where everybody across school stopped what they were doing and read! 

This brought an end to a great week with children all doing something they enjoy for a good cause .Thank you once again for all your support .



Year 6 Writing – Colomendy

The children in Year 6 used Roald Dahl’s novel ‘Boy’ to inspire and guide them  to write an interesting autobiographical account about one event in Colomendy. They tried to include adjectives and adverbs to make their writing as detailed as possible.


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Children’s use of the internet: literature review.

Children’s use of the internet: literature review

The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) has published a literature review looking at children’s use of the internet, focussing on trends and emerging issues, and the online risk of harm to children and implications for safety policy and practice. Findings from the review include: children’s top worries online are pornography and violence, there is an emerging consensus that those already at…


Reading Buddies embracing the Readathon

Our Reading Buddies are all now fully trained and read in KS1 today . The children from Y4  were elated to try their practiced  skills on ‘real’ children and can’t wait until their next session . 



Why not join a Library during the Readathon?

The Liverpool Readathon is being held during National Libraries Week.

Liverpool Libraries Service is working hard to ensure more pupils and families visit libraries and are equipped with library cards to have access to both the 1000s of books available to lend. In addition, all members can use Read Liverpool to download free ebooks, audio books and magazines wherever and whenever they like so if your child has a laptop,…


Building a buzz around reading in OLI !

Help us to build a buzz about books and reading for fun as part of our mission to create a community of readers in our school . Thanks for all your help so far , we have had lots of parents, carers  family members and even ex pupils coming into school to read with small groups .


Joining forces for a great cause during Readathon

This week  more than 70 schools are joining forces to run a city-wide sponsored read  in a celebration of libraries, reading and the power of stories. Our Readathon had it’s first day today with children reading for pleasure  across school. We had mums and staff reading some of their favourite books to small groups and children recommending books to each other .



Welcome to the OLI Readathon !

On your marks, Our Lady Immaculate ? Ready , set , read !

Our sponsored read is running during the Liverpool Readathon and coincides with  National Libraries week from Monday 9th -Friday 14th October . The money raised is to support ‘Read for Good’ who take mobile bookcases to children in hospital so they can  get access to books and resident readers during their stay. Their website has lots of…


Cross Country – Stanley Park 3rd October 2017

Well done to our Year 5 and 6 pupils, some of whom new to the event, taking part in the cross country competition this evening. 

We had plenty of new faces in the team this time around and all pupils performed very well. Thank you to the parents who came to support too!


Boys: Bobby 29th, Billy 31st, Aeen 128th.

Girls: Shelby 60th, Poppy 66th, Macey 90th, Holly 117th, Tilly Mae 118th,…


Young peoples’ rights on social media.

Young peoples’ rights on social media

The Children’s Commissioner for England has launched child-friendly guides and teacher resources, developed with TES and the law firm Schillings, to help children to understand what they are signing up to when they use Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and WhatsApp.

Source: Children’s Commissioner for England  Date: 29 September 2017

Further information: Digital citizenship: young peoples’ rights on social media