Year 5 had the opportunity to go on a pilgrimage to Walsingham along with pupils from St. Joachim’s. Although it was a long day; the children had a fun time learning about history of Walsingham, having a beautiful mass and ending the day with a walk down Pilgrim’s way.
On Tuesday 11th September, year 6 pupils went on a four day camping trip at the St John Bosco Camp in Essex. They participated in their educational visit with St -Joachim’s pupils in order to develop their scientific and geographical knowledge. For science, they completed various child initiated tasks in order to learn about animals […]
During September we had Cultural History focus weeks based on the theme Inspirational Women where each class focused in on an iconic person. Each class looked at inspirational female role models from a range of different cultures to help us develop an understanding of how influential people of the past and present have had an […]
Mini Vinnies Festival All Newham deanery primary schools joined together on the 13th of March for this years Mini Vinnies Festival. The children from each school were able to present on what being a Mini Vinnie means to them as well as sharing with each other the activities that they have completed over the last […]
On Friday 10th November Mini Vinnie children from St Joachim’s and St Helen’s slept over at St Helen’s school with staff to raise awareness for World Homeless Awareness Day. On the evening of the sleep over, the children took part in a beautiful prayer service around an outdoor camp fire. They also had soup and […]
In the autumn term, year 6 went camping for two days at the St John Bosco Camp in Essex. They went with St Joachim’s pupils in order to develop their scientific and geographical knowledge. For science, the learned about animals and habitats in the UK. They also completed tree surveys where they examined leaves, berries and tree bark. Meanwhile pupils increased their geographical knowledge by developing their mapping […]
During our Character and Setting focus weeks the children in key stage 2 have been reading books to their buddies in key stage 1 and Early Years. Our theme this year is Myths and Legends as well as Fairy Stores and Traditional Tales.
During September both St Helen’s and St Joachim’s have been focusing in on Cultural History or Black History. Within our schools we focused on different inspirational role models, iconic people, inventors and scientists. At the end of our focus weeks we came together to share our learning. On Monday 2nd of October the St Helen’s children […]
We are delighted to announce that St Helen’s was awarded our annual ‘Scientists of the Year’ trophy, which was presented to a selected group of pupils. These have been selected by the teachers to present their home learning investigations during an assembly. This was in coalition with the winners of St Joachim’s. The trophy was […]
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy Trust Newsletter- 1st Edition Summer Term 2017.