Spring Term 2024

6G Class Assembly – 29th February

On Thursday, we were all entertained by Class 6G’s assembly. They took us to a book Oscars and wowed us with their wide range of reading and technological skills to show case their acting! Very well done to our authors, actors and cinematographers of the future!

Class 6Y make biscuits!

Class 6Y are continuing their food technology lesson by making biscuits. They had to measure the ingredients carefully and combine them to make the dough. The finished products looked delicious!

Class 3Y assembly – 22nd February

On Thursday Class 3Y led a wonderful assembly which celebrated the rich diversity of their cultures and heritage. They were proud to speak in different languages and talk about the places they or their family members were born. They recognise that we are all unique and should live in harmony, respecting everyone around us. It […]

Food Technology with Class 6Y – 21st February

Class 6Y worked with Charley from HCL (Herts Catering Company) this week. They enjoyed developing their knife skills to cut vegetables and make a wrap pizza – yum! Apparently it tasted as good as it looked. They confidently explored different flavours and evaluated what they might leave out or add next time.

Year 5 Inter-School Maths Competition

On Tuesday 20th February, four keen mathematicians from Year 5, from eleven different Enfield schools joined together for a maths competition. Children from The Raglan, Hazelwood, West Grove, Firs Farm, Highfield, St John and St James, Starksfield, Honilands, Garfield, St Michael at Bowes and of course St Monica’s were challenged to think deeply about maths […]

Year 6 Inter-School Maths Competition

Our maths leader, Mrs Hindle, hosted another quiz for the most able mathematical minds of Enfield Primary schools just before the half term break. Four children from Year 6 from ten different schools took part. None of them managed to complete the tangram, despite considerable effort! Congratulations to West Grove who came 3rd, Our Lady […]

School Council visit Enfield Council!

The children thoroughly enjoyed their trip to Enfield Civic Centre. They met Councillor Suna Hurman who is the Mayor of Enfield and local councillor Edward Smith. The children enjoyed going into the Council Chambers and asking them both questions and learning more about Mayoral duties. The children also got to go into the Mayoral chambers. […]

A Star is Born – Friday show

On Friday 2nd February, 80 children from Years 4, 5 and 6 took part in our annual “A Star is Born” talent show. We were delighted to welcome back four former members of staff, Karen Borley, Mr Ross, Ms Phillips and Mrs Holly as judges. There were trophies and medals awarded for 1st, 2nd and […]

A Star is Born – Thursday show

On Thursday 1st February, fifty children took part in our annual “A Star is Born” show which showcases singing and dancing talent. On the Thursday show it was mainly children from Reception, Years 1, 2 and 3 with a few older siblings included as well. It was a great fun evening and thoroughly enjoyed!

Racial Justice Sunday

It was Racial Justice Sunday 28th January and one of parents, local GP and children’s author, Lorreta Besong came to school on Friday 26th to give a powerful talk to the KS2 children about her experiences of arriving in the UK from Cameroon as a teenager. She experienced awful bullying at school because she looked […]

New Debating and Mooting Society

One of our parents, Jamie Okoro who is a qualified barrister, is setting up a Debating and Mooting Society for Year 6. He came to speak to the children and launch the club – there is a lot of interest. See the letter here for more details.St. Monica’s Debating & Mooting Society First Letter to […]

Our OPAL (outdoor play and learning) journey!

Over the last few months we have gradually been introducing some changes to playtimes. The infant and junior children are now mixing across the whole site and it has been lovely to see older children supporting and playing with our younger children. On Tuesday 16th January we began the first wave of introductions with chalk, […]

Autumn Term 2023

Christmas Panto – Tuesday 19th December

On Tuesday, the children and staff were treated to a professional pantomime – oh no they weren’t – oh yes they were! The re-telling of the story “Little Red Riding Hood” had all the usual panto fun and was thoroughly entertaining! A big thank you to The Friends who paid for this entertainment – it […]

Christmas Carol Service with Years 5&6 – Monday 18th December

On Monday 18th December, children from Years 5&6 entertained the whole school at a dress rehearsal in the morning and then for their families in church in the evening. They did an incredible job with rousing singing and expressive reading. Sr Joyce has got her eye on a few readers for Mass! People viewed the […]

Christmas Carols around the tree!

On Monday 18th December, the choir and Lynne’s strings group gathered around the Christmas tree to entertain their families with Christmas cheer! You can watch some clips from the occasion below. 

Secret Reader – Friday 15th December

On Friday 15th December, each class had a secret reader who came to their class to read a story. Children enjoyed hearing a different teacher read and the range of books selected were great! You can watch a few clips of the morning below.