On Thursday we were treated to Class 2G’s assembly. They took us back in time to 1666 to the start of the Great Fire of London, an event which changed the face of London forever. The children told us how the fire started and how Londoners’ reacted to the blaze. They also told us how […]
We had a fantastic World Book day event on Friday with an array of book character costumes on display. The children were delighted to make their own Bog Babies in habitats after meeting the visiting local author Jeanne Willis, author of “The Bog Baby”! Children also wrote poetry inspired by Joseph Coelho. The Friends had […]
Four children were chosen to represent their school to compete against one another in a challenging maths quiz on Wednesday. As well as strong maths, they also had to have good collaborative and communication skills to solve tricky maths problems. Teams that took part were from St Monica’s, Our Lady of Lourdes, Firs Farm, Highfield, […]
We were delighted to welcome His Excellency Bishop John Sherrington to our school on Monday. He led an assembly for all the children showing and explaining the symbolic meaning of the crosier, stole, cope, mitre and his ring. Watch here for images. He also read the Gospel of the day and reinforced the message of […]
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 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 […]
The Year 6 “Song Leaders” 6 have been working with Ms Phillips to create “Singing Playgrounds” in the Infant playground. Watch here!
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 […]
The Reception children had the opportunity to explore a fire engine on Tuesday 7th February as part of their “People who help us” topic. Year 3 children popped out to have a look too (as they missed their fire engine visit due to Covid when they were in Reception).
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, […]
Over forty children from Reception, Years 1, 2 and 3 sang and danced their way across the stage for our annual talent show “A Star is Born!” The children performed a dress rehearsal for the school in the morning and then again in the evening for their families. Their confidence to entertain was spell binding!! […]
Year 3 have been following a new Design and Technology cookery unit this half term. They were very good using the child safety knives. Take a look at these ‘seasonal tarts’!
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 […]
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 […]
Desni from One Day Creative led a workshop about the Great Fire of London with Year 2. Using drama, the children explored different methods that could be used to put the fire out, did some mime and freeze frame and generally had a very enjoyable session.
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.
Autumn Term 2022
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.
We had a special visitor on Christmas Party Day and lots of fun!! Have a look here!
The orchestra, conducted by Lynne Baker from Enfield Music Service (EMS) and accompanied by Ms Phillips, performed for parents at an end of year recital. Watch it here.