Year 6 Music Recital – 26th April

On Wednesday we were entertained by nearly a third of Year 6 who performed on piano, flute, saxophone, electric guitar, guitar, violin and drums! What a talented bunch they are! Watch here for more photos. For the full performance watch here!

Junior Passion Service

Children in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 gathered for a Passion Service on Thursday 30th March. Parents from Year 4 were invited to witness the prayerful, reverent way the children presented the events of Holy Week leading to Jesus’ death on the cross. It was a beautiful and thoughtful service which led us well […]

Class 6G Assembly – Thursday 23rd February

Class 6G entertained the whole school and their families on. With singing, dancing, poetry, prayer and reflection they taught us about Shrove Tuesday and how Mardi Gras is celebrated across the world. The central message was that during Lent we will endeavour to become closer to God through prayer, almsgiving and fasting. You can view […]

Class 6Y assembly – Thursday 9th February

Class 6Y wowed all the children, staff and parents at their class assembly on Thursday 9th February. It was the first class assembly we have had since before Covid; this class’s last one was in Year 3 with Mrs Duffy! The theme of the assembly was “love” and it was a really heartwarming celebration about […]

Singing Playgrounds

The Year 6 “Song Leaders” 6 have been working with Ms Phillips to create “Singing Playgrounds” in the Infant playground. Watch here!

Year 6 Inter School Maths Quiz – Wednesday February 8th

Mrs Hindle organised a brilliant Inter-School maths quiz on Wednesday. There were four children on each team representing their school. Ten schools took part: Our Lady of Lourdes, Highfield, Hazelwood, Merryhills, Firs Farm, St Michael at Bowes, West Grove, St John and St James and Meridian Angel and of course St Monica’s. They had a […]

A Star is Born – Friday night performance with Years 4, 5 and 6

On Friday 3rd February, over 80 children from Years 4, 5 and 6 entertained the school in the morning and then their families in the evening. It was a competition with judges: Karen Borley, Stephanie Wrigglesworth and Luke Rogan. Trophies and medals were given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in four categories: solo singer, […]

Choir at the Young Voices concert at the 02

Ms Phillips spent the last few months preparing the children for the Young Voices concert at the 02. They went on Friday 20th January and joined Heather Small and thousands of other children from schools all over London! It was an incredible experience. Click here for a few snap shots of the day. Ms Phillips […]

Cooking in Class 6G

Kirsty and Charlotte from HCL catering company are running a six week cookery course to teach healthy cooking to class 6G. The children have made pizza calzone using wraps as well as coleslaw and courgette muffins! Each week they learn a simple recipe to cook something which we hope they will practise at home (with […]

6Y composing challenge

Patrick, Lilly & Ellie from London Sinfonietta came to work with the children in Class 6Y on Thursday. The composition challenge that was set will be carried on this half term with Ms Phillips with all the children in Year 6. You can view some of their work by clicking here.

Carols around the tree with choir and orchestra

The children from the choir and orchestra performed carols around the Christmas tree on Monday 19th December for all the families. It was a great occasion and really got us into the festive spirit! Once again thanks to Ms Phillips for her musical expertise! You can watch some clips of the afternoon here.

Year 5 & 6 Carol Service – Thursday 15th December

Children from Years 5 and 6 performed “One Night in Bethlehem” to all the children in school at a dress rehearsal and then later that day to all families in St Monica’s Church. The singing and orchestral performances were outstanding!

Christmas Dinner Day!

The children and staff enjoyed a delicious Christmas dinner on Wednesday 7th December. There was a lovely party atmosphere and Christmas music playing. Thanks to our catering team at HCL for the lovely food! Click here to see some photos.

Year 6 retreat days

Led by our parish catechist Anna McMullan, our Year 6 children spent a day reflecting on leadership. There was a wide range of vocabulary and understanding of leadership – what makes a good leader (caring, respectful, thoughtful, reliable, responsible) and what makes a bad leader. Moving in to the church they were invited to stand […]