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my hopeful thoughts PROJECT

Throughout the month of June, we would like to continue the theme of HOPE AND FAITH with our School Family and CommunityWe will be looking to tweet out a message of HOPE from a member of staff each day. They will also set an activity for you to enjoy at home. 


You can share your participation in any of the activities by emailing your photos or videos to or by sharing your photo's and videos with us on Twitter via @stannespri with the hashtags #MyHopefulThought, #Hope and #Faith. We look forward to seeing your photo's and videos.

Day 1 By Mrs Ryan!

Today's Inspirational Quote:  “Learn from Yesterday, Live for Today, HOPE for Tomorrow.” Albert Einstein


Day 2 By Mrs Hemus!

Today's Inspirational Quote: “We are stronger than we think. We have emotional, spiritual and even physical resources at our disposal." Steve Goodier

Day 3 By Mrs Tighe!

Today's Inspirational Quote: “Everything that is done in the world is done by HOPE.” Martin Luther King.

Day 4 By Mrs Nayyar!

Today's Inspirational Quote: "Hope is the ocean for the river, the sun for trees and the sky for us." Maxime Lagace

Day 5 By Mrs Rollins!

Today's Inspational Quote: Following Jesus, our gentle and humble Leader is never burdensome. It’s the way of HOPE and healing. Resting in His love we are free.

Day 6 By Miss Battick!

Today's Inspiration: Ariana Grande performed this emotional version of ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ to bring HOPE to the people of Manchester after the devastating attack at her concert 3 years ago.

Day 7 By Mrs Virdee!

Today's Inspirational Quote: " Only in darkness can you see the stars." Martin Luther King.

Day 8 By Mrs Younger!

Today's Inspiration: Start the day listening to My Lighthouse. (video below)


Day 9 By Mrs Ward!

Today's Inspiration: Start the day listening to this Prose written and voiced by Kevin McCormack. (video below) 'If This Time' carries a message of Gratitude and HOPE, and was composed during Covid-19 lockdown.

Day 10 By Mr Whelan!

Today's Inspirational Quote: The birds of HOPE are everywhere, listen to them sing. (Terri Guillemets)

Mr Whelan also shares a prayer and activity for us to enjoy today.

Birdsong Radio


Day 11 By Miss Price!

Today's Inspirational Quote: If you only carry one thing throughout your entire life, let it be HOPE. Let it be HOPE that better things are always ahead.

Miss Price also shares an activity for us to enjoy today. YouTube Video

Day 12 By Mr Healy!

Today's Inspiration: Watch the Video and Listen to the Words – ‘Christ Has No Body on Earth but Yours’ 

Day 13 By Miss Sullivan!

Today's Inspiration: There’s a hero inside all of us! Enjoy the video!

Day 14 By Mrs Fernandes!

Today's Inspiration: HOPE is a tiny light for a new big start. We need HOPE for a better future.

Day 15 By Mrs Molloy!

Today's Inspiration: Think about what this word HOPE means to you. What pictures do you conjure up in your mind?

Day 16 By Mr Mulligan!

Today's Inspiration: A special poem from Mr Mulligan which you can see below.


Tunnel Vision

Day 17 By Mrs Chinn!

Today's Inspiration: Start the morning praising Jesus by listening to 10000 reasons. (See below)

Day 18 By Mrs Samra!

Today's Inspiration: Dear God, When I stand at the beginning of a new day, bless me with vision to see the best of things to come.

Day 19 By Mrs Hemus!

Today's Inspiration: The words in this song are so thoughtful and touching. I wanted to share this with you. "One Pair of Hands" by Elvis Presley

How does this song and the pictures in the video make you feel? 

Day 20 By Miss Lane!

Today's Inspiration: Never lose hope! Tomorrow could be the day you have been waiting for.

Hopes and Dreams Activity (pdf)

Day 21 By Mrs Rhodes!

Today's Inspiration: “We cannot live without HOPE. But HOPE doesn’t really start with us; it starts with God... Our HOPE has to be in Him, the author of HOPE.” Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Take a moment to think about all the HOPES that you have. 

Day 22 By Mr Whelan!

Today's Inspiration: "I pray you'll be our eyes and watch us where we go. And help us to be wise In times when we don't know."

Day 23 By Mrs Dhillon!

Today's Inspiration: Whatever you do, Hold on to HOPE! The tiniest thread will twist into an unbreakable cord, let HOPE anchor you in the possibility that this is not the end of your story, that change will bring you to peaceful shores.

Day 24 By Mrs Rollins!

Today's Inspiration: Give us true HOPE, Lord, that is based on the thing in the entire universe, even on your promise.

Day 25 By Mr Healy!

Today's Inspiration: Watch, Listen to and Sing ‘Give Me Joy in My Heart’ Hymn

Once we have developed HOPE in our lives through our love and faith in God, what next?

Should we keep it all to ourselves or should we aim to share this joyful and happy experience with others? How could we support others on their journey of HOPE? Is there something we could do to support them and encourage them? What do you and your family think about these questions? 

Day 26 By Mr Whelan!

Today's Inspiration:  Romans 5:5 “And HOPE does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.”

HOPE is an unshakable confidence in God, despite one’s circumstances 

HOPE is essential to a believer’s faith. 

HOPE gives strength, teaches patience and brings encouragement. 

Day 27 By Mrs Virdee and Mrs Fernandes!

Today's Inspiration: “Do a little more than you're paid too. Try a little harder than you want to. Aim a little higher than you think possible, and give a lot of thanks to God for health, family & friends.” Art Linkletter

Day 28 By Mrs Molloy!

Today's Inspiration: O God, help me to trust you, help me to know that you are with me. Help me to believe that nothing can separate me from your love. Revealed in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Day 29 By Mrs Chinn!

Today's Inspiration: Let it be HOPE that you can get through even the toughest of times. Let it be HOPE that you are stronger than any challenge that comes your way.

Day 30 By Mrs Ward!

Today's Inspiration: "Do not lose HOPE, please believe that there are a thousand beautiful things waiting for you. Sunshine comes to all who feel rain." – R. M. Drake.