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Year 3 Visit the Science Museum

Last week, Year 3 took a trip to the Science Museum in Kensington – engaging in kinds of exciting activities in the Wonderlab as they learned more about how our world works. With the help of Science Museum staff, the children learned more about forces and the effects of gravity and witnessed a range of…

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KS2 Music Concert

This coming Tuesday 12 July, St Mary’s Church will play host to a musical extravaganza, Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo. This special performance will be taking place after school between 4:45-5:30pm, and is presented by The Rodolfus Foundation and St Marys’ Key Stage 2. Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo Tuesday 12th July, 4:45-5:30pm…

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Science Workshop

On Tuesday this week, St. Mary’s had a visitor from the Royal Institute who did a workshop for Years 3-6. The workshop was called Explosive Foods and was about the incredible amount of energy contained in foods and how food is broken down in our bodies and digested! The show was packed with exciting chemistry…

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What does it mean to be a Global Citizen?

What does it mean to be a global citizen? Let’s go to Gran Canaria and find out! Year 6 went to Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, Spain for six days to find out what it means to be a global citizen. Their focus was “life underwater and the impact of plastics in the ocean”,…

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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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