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Armistice and Remembrance Service 2018 - posted 9th Nov

On Friday 9th November, in remembrance of those who gave their lives in conflicts – particularly World War One – the school council and our Head Boy and Girl attended the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice Service at Central Park, East London, to pay their respects. In school, we had a special assembly to mark...

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Harvest Festival 2018 - posted 31st Oct

The pupils of St. Joachim's very generously donated lots of food items for the Harvest Festival 2018. This year the donations went to RAMP (Refugee and Migrant Project). ​Thank you to everyone who donated.  

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Year 6 visit the library - posted 4th Jul

Year 6 visited the local library in order to collect their new library cards and take out books. They had great fun selecting the books they wished to borrow, and cannot wait to read their exciting choices!

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Year 2 Tudor workshop - posted 28th Jun

As part of the British History project, year 2 had a special visitor from the Geffrye Museum. We handled lots of different Tudor household objects such as; quills, tinder boxes and vases. Lloyd was very surprised to find out that this candle was made from animal fat! IMG 5373 IMG 5369 IMG 5364

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Newham's Identity and Resilience workshops - posted 18th Jun

On Wednesday 13th June, Yr5 and Yr6 attended Newham's Identity and Resilience workshops. They explored stereotypes, what makes a community flourish, and what it means to be a citizen in Britain. They also explored current affairs, and developed their understanding of resilience.    

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Make a Chinese calligraphy banner - posted 24th May

We handled some traditional Chinese scrolls and discussed the meanings behind the colours red (luck) and metallic (wealth). After that we researched mandarin symbols that were special to us and created our own banners. Can you tell what they say?   calli5 calli3 calligraphy2 calli4 chinese callihgraphy

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Year 2- A Chinese stir fry - posted 24th May

We have been doing lots of investigation into traditional Chinese food. We received a message from a Chinese chef who wanted us to create a stir fry for him. We sampled some new ingredients and prepared lots of vegetables for the noodle dish. It was delicious!   stir3 stir2 stir6 stir5 chinise stir1  

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