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Year 5 and 6 see the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Year 5 and 6 visited the Hackney Empire last Friday to see a special performance by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. This was a rare opportunity to see a classical music performed live by a world-renowned orchestra, with a special programme of pieces aimed at inspiring a love of music in young people. [gallery ids="15226,15223,15225,15224,15222"]

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Year 3/4 Football Comp

The St Mary’s Year 3 and 4 football team entered a competition on Wednesday 27th April 2022 at Mabley Green. Twenty teams entered the competition and we came third after beating Olive in the third/fourth place game. Mr Clark is extremely proud of all of the team members that gave their all on the day and…

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World Book Day 2022

St Mary’s school celebrated World Book Day on Friday 4th March 2022, with children and staff looking stunning as they dressed up as their favourite book characters. We were also thrilled to welcome parents and carers into classrooms to read with their child in class on the day. As part of the celebrations children were…

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Year 4 Author visit

Jennifer Claessen (author) visited year 4 this week to take part in a Q and A session. The children were thrilled to talk to her and learn about how she became an author and find out some top tips! [gallery columns="2" link="file" size="medium" ids="15000,14999"]   She has lots of people that help her and an…

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Silver Primary Spanish Award

This week we were visited by Bernadette Clinton who oversees Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) in Hackney. I asked her to visit to validate my judgement about the quality of the teaching of Spanish at St Mary’s as, my evidence was telling me that it was a real strength of the school. I am pleased to…

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Kelly’s Duck Walk for Brain Tumour Research

This morning 23rd February 2022 St Mary’s dressed as ducklings and supported Kelly Casey, a parent at the school, on her fundraising walk. Kelly is walking 10,000 steps every day in February to raise money for the charity Brain Tumour Research. In line with the schools’ mission statement, the great community including, children, staff, parents,…

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Book Fair Success

Thank you to everyone who came to the book fair this week – it was lovely to see so many parents coming in after such a long time apart. At St Mary’s we believe reading is essential but should also be enjoyable. It was lovely to see children so enthusiastic about reading! We hope that…

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Book Fair

When:  3-4 pm Year 5 & 6 Tuesday 1st February 2022 Year 4 & 3 Wednesday 2nd February 2022 Year 2 & 1 Thursday 3rd February 2022 EYFS Friday 4th February 2022 This event will take place in the school hall.

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Christmas 2021

Nativity As a staff team we were overjoyed to see so many parents join us on Monday for the outdoor nativity. It had been such a long time since children, parents and staff came together. The sense of community, belonging and happiness was felt by many and I hope that you felt that too. The…

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