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Southend Winners 2019! - posted 9th Jul

On Thursday 4th July, the children chosen for various awards of excellence celebrated with a day trip to Southend fun fair. The children had a really fun time, going on rides which ranged from water rides to rollercoasters which went so high we could see far out into Southend sea! Congratulations to the children on...

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Festival of voices 2019 - posted 4th Jul

Last night our ever-wonderful Festival of Voices (as part of the Creative Arts Partnership) was celebrated once again at the Hackney Empire Theatre. This year's theme was Licence to Thrill - and a thrill it was! The choir of 5 schools came together to entertain the audience with classics from the James Bond movies, and...

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British History in 60 minutes - posted 28th Jun

On Monday 24th of June, Key Stage 1 and 2 participated in a ‘History of Britain’ workshop which looked at the history of Britain from the Ice age, all the way to the Scottish Referendum of 2014.  They explored a variety of different issues which arose throughout history, including: monarchs that have ruled Britain, the formation...

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Walk to School Week 2019! - posted 28th Jun

On the week of 17th June, St Joachim’s were very proud to take part in Walk to School Week to encourage healthy living and well-being. As part of the week's activities, we also had our own Happy Shoesday on Tuesday when children could wear their own choice of shoes if they walked to school. Children...

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FOSJA Funday 2019 - posted 28th Jun

This week, we once again had our annual FOSJA Funday. It was a huge success with children enjoying the bouncy castle, beat the goalie, raffles and even splatting teachers with water! This brilliant day helped to continue to build our school community. The grand total raised will be revealed next week, but in the meantime...

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Awards Ceremonies 2019! - posted 28th Jun

This week, we had our wonderful Awards Ceremonies as part of our end-of-year Celebrations of 2018-2019 achievements. It was wonderful to see so many parents and relatives across our three ceremonies, and a big congratulations to all the children who won awards, including over 90 attendance awards, which is absolutely amazing. DSC 0415  

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Newham Chess 8x8 Tournament 2019 - posted 19th Jun

Once again St. Joachim’s have shown themselves to be the chess masters of Newham. This was the 3rd annual 8x8 Newham chess tournament where St. Joachim’s came first again. The St. Joachim’s A team beat all the other 7 teams that came from schools across the borough. Several of our players received gold medals for...

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Newham Y4 Tennis Champions! - posted 19th Jun

On Wednesday, our year 3 and 4 tennis champions took part in the Newham finals. After winning the Langdon finals, the school competed against the best teams from the Langdon and Cumberland partnerships. The team played some amazing tennis! They won every match and were crowned champions of Newham. They will now go and compete...

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French Day 2019 - posted 19th Jun

On Friday 7th June, St. Joachim's celebrated our fantastic MFL learning with our annual French day. The children were able to sample French food in our mini-market, create PowerPoint presentations and write letters to children in a French school. We were lucky enough to have visitors from St. Angela's sixth form who helped to organise...

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Mini Vinnies Westminister Festival 2019 - posted 19th Jun

On Tuesday 11th June, Mini Vinnies had the privilege of attending a special mass at Westminster Cathedral. There were over 800 Mini Vinnies from all over the country and it was a wonderful event to be part of. St Joachim’s were represented very well by Juanita, Leona and Isabel (Y6) who altar-served, Laurelle (Y4) who...

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