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The Myths and Legends Project 2020 - posted 4th Dec

St. Joachim's have now concluded the wonderful 4 week Myths and Legends project which is part of this year's Autumn English curriculum. During the project, the children explored the exciting tales of British mythology - the heroic stories of King Arthur and Robin Hood. They learnt all about the adventures of the heroes, heroines and villains...

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Year 6 Science Trips and Special Pilgrimage - posted 21st Sep

Normally our Year 6 start their school year with a 4 day science camp and a one day pilgrimage to Walsingham. This year we couldn’t do this as we are not permitted to have residential trips. So the year 6 team came up with a fantastic alternative, which combined both religion and science. On Thursday, the...

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Reception to Year 6 Admissions - posted 15th Jun

Throughout the year we do have families move out of the area and so from time to time we do have vacancies at St. Joachim’s in other year groups. If you know anyone who has a child and would like to send them to our Outstanding Catholic school, then please let them know that...

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Reception, Year 1 ,Year 2 Admissions - posted 15th Jun

We currently have vacancies for pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. Forms can be downloaded from our web site: and returned to[] with documents listed on the second page or send an email and we will send you a form.

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SSAT Educational Outcomes Award - posted 14th Jun

St Joachim's Catholic Primary School is one of the highest performers in England, winning national awards for Children's Progress - top 10% St Joachim's Catholic Primary School has been recognised nationally by receiving a prestigious award for their outstanding results last year. The award is based on 2019 data provided by the Department for Education and...

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Poetry By Heart 2020 - Newham Primary School Winners! - posted 27th Feb

On Thursday, 2 of our Year 6 pupils took part in the Newham round of the national poetry competition: Poetry by Heart, held at Lister Community School. They performed 'A Smuggler's Song' and 'Colonel Fazakerley Butterworth-Toast' to a panel of 4 VIP judges: Adam Kammerling (poet), Allie Esiri (actress), Tim Shortis (AQA examiner) and Julie...

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 - posted 27th Jan

This morning, five pupils from Y6 attended Newham’s Holocaust memorial. During the service, our Head Boy represented the pupils of St. Joachim's with a recital of Refugee Blues by WH Auden, which he read with great dignity and pathos. The event was attended by the Mayor of Newham, and special guest speakers were Mr John...

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Year 6 visit the Houses of Parliament - posted 22nd Jan

As part of the Citizenship project, Year 6 visited the Houses of Parliament. It was such a fantastic trip, and the children thoroughly enjoyed it. During the visit, the children were taken on a tour of the House of Commons, the House of Lords and the Great Hall - where Guy Fawkes was once on...

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Poets and Recitals 2020 - posted 20th Jan

This week saw the conclusion of our annual Classic Poetry project – an English project which is focussed on reading, analysing, and performing famous and well-regarded classic poems. As part of the project, there was the opportunity for pupils to participate in a recital competition. Over 40 children took part in the competition and the judges...

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Primary Robotics - posted 9th Jan

A group of children from St Joachim's, along with Miss O'Flaherty have joined with children from the other Newham Catholic primaries schools to investigate programming and robotics. It is great to see their focus and great co-operation in mixed school groups and to have expertise from St Bon's to guide and support them.  

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