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. 

Year 2 nativity – December 14th

Year 2 were shining stars at their Christmas Nativity. They confidently performed, speaking their words clearly and sang beautifully with harmonies! We all felt very proud of them!

Reception Nativity – Wednesday 13th December

It was Reception’s turn to tell the Christmas story on Wednesday with their “Twinkly Nativity”. They impressed everyone with their big voices and fantastic singing! Considering they are only 4 and 5 years old, they did a fabulous job and everyone felt super proud of them!

Year 1 Nativity – Tuesday 12th December

Fear, Doubt and Panic were determined to ruin Christmas in the Year 1 Nativity play, but the children had courage, were calm and brilliantly presented the true story of Christmas. Very well done to them all – they were fabulous!

Years 3 & 4 Christmas Carol Service Monday 11th December

The children from Years 3&4 sang and read readings to tell the true story of Christmas. They performed for the school in the morning and then impressed all the families in the evening at Church. Thank you to Fr David for his Advent Blessing.

Years 5 & 6 Enfield Gymnastics Festival

Five children were delighted to represent the school at the Enfield Gymnastics Festival on Wednesday 29th November. Not only did they perform their floor and vault routine really well, they also came back with a trophy for 2nd place! Many congratulations to Nora, Isabel, Elizabeth, Chloe and Eirinn! View some of the action here (sorry […]

Enfield Gymnastics Festival for Years 3 & 4

Ethan, Lylan, Emily, Millie and Ella represented the school at the Enfield Gymnastics Festival on Tuesday 28th November. They did really well and were very proud of their medals. You can watch a bit of the action here!

Key Stage 1 Enfield Gymnastics Festival

We were proud to send five children to the Enfield gymnastics festival on Monday 27th November. Hadassa, Isabella, Joel, Eliana and Sofia performed a floor routine and a piece on the vault. You can watch some of the action here.

St Cecilia Strings Concert

Our Thursday after-school strings group have been busy practising these last few weeks for a recital in honour of St Cecilia, patron saint of music! They entertained all the children, the staff and their parents on 23rd November. Many thanks to the EMS tutor Lynne Baker who teaches them so well. You can listen to […]

St Cecilia Choir Concert

The choir entertained all their parents on Monday 20th November for our annual St Cecilia concert. Thank you to Mr Charles-Nelson for leading the choir so well. You can watch the show here.

Years 5&6 Borough Cross Country competition – Friday 6th October

A group of boys and girls from Years 5 and 6 children took part in a Borough Cross Country competition on Friday 6th October. 115 children from across the borough took part in the boys’ race and 115 in the girls. In the girls’ team we had Florence, Dearbhla, Aoibeánn, Lucja and Rose. The boys’ […]