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International Day 2019 - posted 29th Apr

This year we had another fantastic International Day! We have such a rich cultural heritage in our school and it was wonderful to bring those cultures together to celebrate as one big community. The day began with a beautiful mass said by Fr. James. After this, each class enjoyed learning about different countries around the...

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Royal News! - posted 26th Apr

Y6 have some very exciting news to share! As part of their Citizenship project and SATs preparation, the children of Y6 wrote letters to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, conveying their regard for the Royal family, and exploring their opinions on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. To their joy and...

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An exciting trip to Cambridge University! - posted 5th Apr

This week, an exciting trip to Cambridge University was organised by an academic of the renowned university, as part of an ongoing partnership between our school and Cambridge. During the visit, the pupils visited the Museum of Zoology where they learnt all about types of skeletons, and the genetic make-up of different species. After this,...

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Chess Champions! - posted 28th Mar

On Thursday 28th March, our chess team took part in a Newham competition against 4 other schools. Each team consisted of 5 players and each child played 5 games. Despite our team trying to pretend to Mr Allen that they had not won, they had actually won emphatically, just as they did last year! Player...

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Metropolitan Police Workshops! - posted 18th Mar

On the 18th and 19th March the Metropolitan Police visited St Joachim’s. The two police officers spoke to all the classes, individually, to give them fantastic advice on how to keep safe in the community. The children in Early Years learnt about the jobs of the police officers and how they help us in society....

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The baby chicks are here! - posted 15th Mar

The Reception classes were very excited when the Happy Chick Company delivered some eggs as part of our Science Week. The children wrote special cards to welcome the chicks upon their arrival and were very surprised to watch the chicks hatch from their eggs. The children are please to say that they have 19 ‘cute’,...

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Tate Britain visit - posted 15th Mar

On Friday 15th March, year 3 had a special visit from a photographer who works for Tate Britain. Year 3 have entered a very special learning project, being led by the world-famous artist, Steve McQueen. Under his leadership, several photographers are travelling around many London schools and taking photos of the school's year 3 class....

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