Catholic Life

Pictures of the week


1 Representatives of St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Maidenhead, Berkshire, meet Prime Minister Theresa May after receiving a “greenest school in Britain” award at Parliament.


2 Fr Wayne Coughlin, parish priest of St Philip and St James, Bedford, gives flowers to iconographer Constantina Alexander after she presented the parish with a new icon of Our Lady of Guadalupe.


3 Our Lady’s High School in Hackney, north London, has received an award for being in the top 20 per cent of schools nationally for progress.


4 Skiers from New Hall School in Chelmsford, Essex, gained a record haul of 10 medals at the Artemis Inter-School Ski Challenge 2018 in Pila, Italy.


5 Grace Burke (pictured far right) has been voted head girl at Loreto Grammar School in Altrincham, Cheshire.


6 Princethorpe College in Warwickshire has passed its Independent Schools Inspectorate regulatory compliance inspection with flying colours.


7 Francesca Bruno and Mary Gurdin, students at Bishop Challoner Catholic College in Birmingham, have won the video section of the Columban Young Journalists Competition with a film about St Chad’s Sanctuary for asylum seekers.


8 The Queen has appointed Peter Woods, a daily worshipper at Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, as the next High Sheriff of Merseyside.


9 William Awomoyi, a pupil at Cedars School (pictured with headmaster Robert Teague), has been elected as Croydon’s first Young Mayor.


10 Sixth-formers and staff at St Ambrose College in Hale Barns, Cheshire, sleep outside in solidarity with the homeless on the night the “Mini Beast from the East” struck Britain.


11 St Ambrose College’s under-15 water polo team has won the National Schools’ Plate Championship.

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