GALLERY: Wallsend celebrates St Patrick's Day

St Patrick’s Primary School, Wallsend celebrated Catholic Schools week 2015 with an open day and St Patrick’s theme.

Families and the local community were invited to attend the open day festivities including open classrooms, stalls with shamrock face painting, baked treats, guessing games, prizes and ball games.

Students and parents were also invited to purchase ‘Sham-o-grams’, a green balloon with a message to the receiver plus a bag of sweets attached. Funds raised from the 'Sham-o-grams' and other activities go to Catholic Mission as part of St Patrick’s social justice initiatives.

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Geri Williams is the Online Communications and Brand Officer for the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. She is also a regular writer for Aurora Magazine.