Coventry Half Marathon Update.

Unfortunately the Coventry Half Marathon has been cancelled due to the expected severe weather over the weekend. They have not yet announced whether this is to be rescheduled or not.

Below is the officil statement from the organisers.

URGENT NOTICE – Coventry Half and Children’s Mile 2018 Race Cancellation

It is with deep regret that the event has been cancelled due to the Met Office forecast of adverse weather conditions.
There is currently a Yellow warning for ice on Sunday for the Coventry area and an Amber warning for snow and ice in the North Midlands. There is also standing water on the route which will likely be frozen on Sunday morning and we are particularly concerned about the -8 degree wind chill and the safety of volunteers and stewards.

The organisers have not taken the decision lightly, and have consulted with the local authorities and medical support before making this decision.
We have taken this decision now to avoid unnecessary travel to the event.

A further announcement will be made in due course.

Many thanks for your understanding for this very tough decision.

Important Children’s Mile Update.

Below is an update from the organisers of the Coventry Half Marathon. They are thinking of cancelling the run due to severe weather conditions expected over the weekend. Please check back here or on our social media for updates. You can also find more information on the Coventry Half Marathon Facebook page.

We have been closely monitoring the forecast through the day as weather conditions have worsened with the yellow warning for snow and ice for Sunday. High winds and cold weather means the forecast is currently showing a wind chill of -9 degrees.

In light of these conditions and following further consultation with Coventry City Council, the event Medical Director and other agencies we will review tomorrow if the Half Marathon and the Children’s Mile will proceed.

We will make a further announcement to all runners at 2 pm tomorrow (Friday 16th March) on our website, facebook and email on the status of the race.

Thank you for your understanding.

Year 4’s Lenten Penitential Service

Year 4 led a beautiful and reflective penitential service with Father Michael today, in which we listened to the Gospel to remind us of the story of Jesus in the desert and thought about times when we may not have shown love.

Thank you to Father Michael for guiding the children in their confessions. Year 4 have promised as they continue their journey of love throughout Lent, they will try very hard to make the right choices just like Jesus did.

*Thank you also to the parents at the end of the day who were very patient in waiting for the children to finish this very special time – it was greatly appreciated. 

Tokyo 2020 Conference

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Well done to the twelve lucky children from Years 3 and 4 who have been chosen to represent All Souls at the Tokyo 2020 conference taking place tomorrow.

This exciting event is to start preparing for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020. Children attending this conference will have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of cultural and sport workshops linked to Japan and the Olympic Games. Activities will include manga art; calligraphy, origami, ikebana, taiko drumming and martial arts.  The children will create an action plan of sporting and cultural events that they would like to lead across the city. The children who attend the conference will also have the opportunity to train to be a Coventry Young Ambassador representing Coventry at major events.

The event will include a welcome speech from the Minister from the Embassy of Japan and Noel Thatcher MBE at 9.30am. They will have a live link to the Olympic Association in Tokyo and the event will also be live streamed so that you will be able to see some of activities taking place here:

Just to remind you that all children should bring a packed lunch (preferably disposable), a bottle of water and wear their full All Souls PE kit. Children will depart school at 8.30am, so need to ensure prompt arrival in the morning, and will arrive back to school by 3pm ready for usual collection.

We can’t wait to hear all about it!

Speed Sainting

Thank you to everyone who came along to support Year 6 in their Confirmation preparation this evening by attending our Speed Sainting evening. The children were fantastic, speaking to a number of different adults about their choice of saint.

Well done all!

Happy Mother’s Day!

We hope you liked the Mother’s Day cards that your children in Year 5 made for you. The children really enjoyed making the cards and considering why we are thankful for our mums, step mums, aunties, grandmas and all the other people that look after us at home. It was so lovely to hear the reasons why you are all so loved. I hope you had a happy and relaxing day on Sunday.

Saint Patrick’s Day Reminder


Remember that our coffee morning is taking place on Friday 16th March, from 9:15am-11:15am. All parents and friends of the school are welcome! Entrance to the event will cost £3 per person, which includes unlimited tea and coffee and a selection of cakes on each table. Additional cakes will also be on offer to purchase, either to eat at the event or to take home for later. Raffle tickets and Irish coffees will also be available for sale on the morning.

On the day itself, all children can come to school dressed up in the Irish colours. In return, we ask that the children bring in cakes that can be sold at the coffee morning. Due to the fact that getting hundreds of cakes ready on the morning is extremely hectic, this year, children are requested to bring these in on the days leading up to the event if at all possible please.

This event relies whole-heartedly on the generosity of our school community and is vital in raising funds for the school, so your support for this is very much appreciated- thank you in advance!

New Age Kurling

So excited that our new ‘Kurling’ (not a typo – it is with a K) gear has arrived.  Myself, Mrs Quinn and Mr Youson have had a good play with it in the hall and we can’t wait to get a club up and running after Easter.

Woohoo – thanks very much Winter Olympics (and the Government Sports Funding!)