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St George's Day

As part of year 1's focus on Kings, Queens and Castles this term the children have been learning about St George.

Nhyira has been on a St George fact finding mission as part of her Easter holiday homework.

'St George

Who was he?  What did he do?
The story about St George started in the 6th century when he rescued a woman by killing a scary dragon.  He was a knight.

What clothes did he wear?
St George wore knight's armour and also had a shield and a sword.

When do we celebrate St George's Day?
St George's Day is on 23rd of April.'


St George also featured on some of year 1's castles, and in person when some of our year 1 pupils dressed up as him on their Kings, Queens and Castles Day on 21st April.


St Gregory's Catholic Primary School: Grange Road, Northampton, NN3 2AX

Telephone: 01604 403511Fax: 01604 403606

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Academies Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales under company registration number 09980467 and with registered address The Trust Office, Thomas Becket Catholic School, Becket Way, Kettering Road North, Northampton, England, NN3 6HT. St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School is a business name of St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Academies Trust.