During Lent KS2 classes will share a travelling Stations of the Cross. Your child will bring home a bag containing instructions, guide, book, cross and a candle. It can be kept for 2 nights for you as a family to pray together and reflect on the sacrifice that Jesus made for us. https://t.co/c6PrX0nDBf
Chinese New Year Celebrations February 10th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. Children in Nursery and Reception have been learning all about it and have been making special lanterns and drums to aid their celebrations. #ChineseNewYear2024 #primaryschool https://t.co/6sSTXWzQQz
Childrens Mental Health Week - Y5 pupils were able to access a self-regulation workshop with our Education Wellbeing Practitioner. This provided them with strategies to help them regulate their emotions and behaviours and explored ideas about how to be more flexible with change. https://t.co/rzhjDwWsFW
On Monday staff from primary and secondary schools in our deanery gathered at St Edmunds to celebrate mass. It was a time to give thanks and reflect on our vocation and the work that we do. The singing was led beautifully by the choir from St Richard Reynolds Catholic College. https://t.co/fiBblyrMTD
On Friday, the Reception children led a very special assembly on Candlemas. This is when Mary and Joseph brought their newborn infant to the Temple in Jerusalem to present him to the Lord and were greeted by the two elders Simeon and Anna. #candlemas #primaryschool https://t.co/JKC8GzoLNf
SPORTING NEWS Boys Football Match This week they played against Chase Bridge at home. In a very close game, St Edmund's were beaten by a very good Chase Bridge team 4-3. The squad did very well and were unlucky not to draw as we hit the post in the last minute.
A huge thank you to Mrs Newman and Mrs Nash for training all the Reception children over the past fortnight showing them how to use their balance bikes with care and precision. The children have been working on their core strength, balance skills, co-ordination as well as their listening skills. Mrs Newman and Mrs Nash said the children have worked exceptionally hard and have all been amazing. Well done children!
Some of our Year 5 Eco-Committee joined the Richmond Eco Champion Summit this week at the London Wetland Centre. They learnt all about helping our environment and about pollution across the Richmond Borough. The children began to make plans to develop our school garden and got to practice creating a mini-beast habitat and thought about the benefit of using our school fruit waste for composting and getting a water butt to water the plants in summer.
Fun with French Afternoon at Hampton Prep Last week a small group of children were invited to visit Hampton Prep for a Fun with French Afternoon. The children had the opportunity to taste French food and participate in activities and workshops. The children enjoyed a great afternoon of learning and fun.
On Tuesday, Year 2 went on a wonderful trip to the Tower of London. The children saw the Crown Jewels, explored the White Tower and completed a workshop on the Great Fire of London. The children couldn't wait to tell everyone about their fabulous trip.
"Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus". Today is the dedicated day for the Patron Saint David and is celebrated on 1st March every year. This is the day the Saint died, in 589 AD. To mark the day, many Welsh people around the world wear one or both of Wales's national emblems - a daffodil and a leek. Special concerts and parades are also held in St David's honour. Happy St David's Day!