The Federation of All Saints and St. Margaret's Catholic Voluntary Academy

The Federation of All Saints and
St Margaret’s Catholic Primary Schools


Our latest school news

13th November, 2018

Thank you for all those who completed the parent questionnaires at our recent parents evening. The results of the survey are shown in the below document, together with some comments made by parents and some answers to queries raised.

Parent questionnaire October 2018

Don’t forget our Mass at St. Margaret’s on Friday and we are once again running a stall at Gamesley Christmas market on the 29th November, 2018 we hope to see as many parents as possible at these events.


5th November, 2018

Welcome back, we hope you had a lovely break.  Just a few things to update you on –

We are currently having a new boiler fitted at All Saints so there workmen on the premises during the day.  The heating is currently off but we have heaters in all classrooms so that the children are warm, we hope the work will be completed by the end of the week.

As you may have seen we have a new structure in each  of the playgrounds.  These are interactive, and can be used by the children to complete quizzes, dances and different sporting activities amongst other things. It will also enable us to put messages on for parents. The staff will need to have training on it, but in the meantime we can put some generic items on, we hope you find it useful.

Our first open days are on this week, St. Margaret’s on the 6th November and All Saints on the 7th.

22nd October, 2018

Open Days –

Parents evenings take place this week.

A quick reminder that the deadline for applying for places for secondary school is the 31st October, 2018.

A further advert has gone out for Midday Supervisor at All Saints.

Parents evenings take place this week.

Inset day on Friday.

27th September, 2018

We are looking to employ a Midday Supervisor at All Saints. Please find details below if anyone is interested.

Advert MS ALS

11th September, 2018

Please see the results of the parent questionnaire that some of you kindly completed in March.

Parent questionaire




Key dates for your diary:


Mass times

Saturday 5.00pm– St. Margaret’s

Saturday 6.00pm– All Saints

Sunday 9.30am– St Mary’s

Sunday 11.00am– All Saints



Dick Whittington

All the children went to see Dick Whittington at Buxton Opera House yesterday. They had a brilliant time and enjoyed the performance, it was great to see all our children together having fun. Two of our younger pupils even got chance to take part on the stage with Dick Whittington, what an experience.

Choir at Oakford Manor

The choir visited Oakford Manor today to sing to the residents. They started in the lounge, then went to the rooms of those residents unable to get to the lounge so no one missed out. The residents loved it and some even had tears of joy. So proud of our choir.

Our choir entertain again.

Our choir went to sing for the local OAP’s at their Christmas lunch at the Queens Public House in Old Glossop. Father Christmas also paid a visit which was great.  The choir were (as usual) amazing, and one of the audience commented “How do you get them to sing so beautifully?”  I hope someone told them it was down to Mr Steane’s hard work – thank you Mr, Steane.

Choir at Corn Mill House

Our choir went to Corn Mill House this week to sing for the residents.  The residents absolutely loved it and were hugging the children afterwards and said the singing was “simply outstanding”. After singing the children spent time talking to the residents, which they really enjoyed.

We are the Romans

As the topic in Class 2 comes to an end the children spent the day as Romans. The children have loved this terms topic and had fun dressing up.

Gamesley Christmas Market

Thank you to the children, staff and parents who attended the Christmas Market in Gamesley tonight, the choir sounded great.

Gamesley Festive Market

Name the gnome

Class 4 are having a stall at our Christmas fair/disco. One of the items on the stall will be ‘name the gnome’ . The gnome will be in the playground from Tuesday and its £1.00 a go with the winner being announced at the Christmas fair, and they get to keep the gnome. All proceeds go to the school’s.


Mass at St. Margaret’s

The children attended Mass at St. Margaret’s today to celebrate the feast of St. Margaret. The Mass was lovely and the parents and Parishioners congratulated the children.