St Peter's R.C. Primary School

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*** Forthcoming Events for this School Year (2018/2019)***

14th June – Junior Sports Day

20th June – Year 5 Parents Meeting re St.Paul’s Academy

21st June – Infant Sports Day

24th June – INSET Day

25th June – Years 5/6 Boys Gaelic Football Tournament

26th June – New FS2 Parent Workshop

27th June – Year 4 to Sportathon

2nd July – Years 5/6 Boys Summer Football Tournament

3rd July – Years 1 and FS2 Road Safety Workshop

10th July – 6pm Year 6 Production

17th July – 5pm Leavers and Mrs O’Regan’s Mass at St.Peter’s Church

19th July – 9.15am Leavers’ Assembly

Events To Date:

Holy Communion (8th June)

Our Year 3 children made their First Holy Communion on 8th June.  It was a very special time for our community and the church was full to capacity with children, parents and numerous staff members.  Our Choir sang with joy and spirit.  Thanks to Fr.Michael, our altar servers and all the staff who worked to make the day such a wonderful, prayerful experience.

Year 5 Bicycle Training (20th May)

Year 5 took part in bicycle training for one week and were taught cycling skills for both riding on the road and leisure, giving them the confidence and knowledge to be competent bike riders.

Year 4 to Clip and Climb (1st May)

Year 4 visited the Clip and Climb experience at Sutcliffe Park, with all pupils climbing and descending the climbing wall.  This proved very popular with all pupils thoroughly enjoying this activity.

Years 2 and 5 London Fire Brigade visit (1st April)

A representative from the London Fire Brigade visited Years 2 and 5, to talk about the dangers of fire, prevention of fire and personal safety in the event of a fire, providing essential and potentially life-saving information to our children.

Years 5 and 6 to Shakespeare Workshops at the local library (20th March)

Years 5 and 6 visited Woolwich Library for a Shakespeare Workshop, covering the works of Shakespeare, and linking into the curriculum.

Greenwich Schools Music Festival (18th March)

Our Choir performed beautifully at the Greenwich Music Festival, representing St.Peter’s School admirably.

Parent Workshop (CAMHS) ‘Attachment and Fear’ (5th March)

 CAHMS led an ‘Attachment and Fear’ Workshop for all parents.  The Workshop was very well attended, with much discussion on a very current topic.

Infant and Junior Discos (6th and 8th February)

All the children enjoyed the New Year  discos, raising a fantastic £347, enabling the school to buy essential equipment.

Parent Workshop (CAMHS) ‘Parent Skills’ (5th February)

CAHMS led a ‘Parenting Skills’ Workshop for all parents.  The Workshop was very well attended, and valuable Parenting Skills  were discussed.  We look forward to future workshops.

Years 5/6 Mixed Basketball Tournament (5th February)

Our boys Basketball team attended a Basketball tournament at St.Paul’s Academy, successfully reaching the semi-final.

Whole School Mass (16th January)

Father Michael celebrated Whole School Mass at school, to mark the start of the new year.  This was a very special time for our whole school community, and all the children love to see Father Michael visiting and speaking to us all.

Christmas Jumper Day (19th December)

To raise funds for Save the Children, all the children and staff wore their Christmas jumpers to school.  It was wonderful to see so many children taking part in this fun event, but also raising vital funds at the same time.  It coincided perfectly with our Christmas lunch, and all the children enjoyed wearing their jumpers and hats whilst having their Christmas lunch together.

Junior Christmas Production (17th December)

Our junior children all took part in the Christmas Production, with prayers, carols and music.  This was a wonderful production, enjoyed by all, with tremendous support from parents in attendance, which is always so fantastic to see.

The Christmas Journey Presentation (5th December)

Year 2 went to St. John’s church in Blackheath, to take part in an interactive production of the ‘Christmas Journey’.  Each part of the Christmas story was acted out in different areas of the church hall, and all children were invited to ask questions, making the story come alive.

Infant Christmas Production (3rd December)

All our Infant children took part in the Christmas production of ‘It’s A Baby’.  The children’s performance was excellent, with all children knowing their roles, and playing them very well.  It was extremely pleasing to see so many parents enjoying the Christmas production.

Years 3 and 4 Mixed Athletics Tournaments (20th November)

Our Years 3/4 Athletics team participated in an Athletics tournament at St.Paul’s Academy, competing against other Greenwich schools.  Our team performed brilliantly and won the tournament overall, bringing the Champions shield back to St.Peter’s school – Well done!

Cake Sale and Raffle (16th November)

We held a very successful Raffle and Cake Sale, raising funds for essential school resources, totalling £525.  A big Thank You to everyone involved, and to all the local businesses that so kindly donated prizes for the Raffle and Tombola.

Year4, 5 and 6 to Victorians Workshop (16th October)

Our Years 4, 5 and 6 classes visited Woolwich library for a Victorian Workshop linking to both their curriculum work, and Black History month.

Soundsteps Assembly (25th September)

Soundsteps Keyboard visited the school during assembly time.  They presented interactive keyboard sessions with demonstrations for all the children, who enjoyed this activity very much giving them an opportunity to further their music knowledge.

Meet the Teacher Meetings (24th/25th/26th/27th September)

It was wonderful to see so many parents in attendance for the Meet the Teacher meetings.  Parents commented on how very useful it was to receive clear and concise information with regards to, for example, their child’s homework, class expectations, ways in which parents can help their child with studies, the curriculum classes would be following etc….  Governors were also in attendance for parents to meet, giving parents an opportunity to discuss the Governor’s role within St.Peter’s School.

FS2 to Surrey Docks Farm (17th July)

FS2 visited Surrey Docks Farm in London.  They participated in a farm tour and feeding the animals, which was an experience a lot of the children had never had.

Year 6 Leaver’s Production (12th July)

For their end of year production, Year 6 delivered a fantastic performance of ‘Aladdin’.  The singing and the acting was excellent – it was a wonderful performance, and a showcase for the many talents of our Year 6 class.  All parents, staff and governors were extremely proud – well done to everyone involved in this magnificent production.  The standing ovation at the end of the performance was amazing and so well deserved.

Year 5 to St.Paul’s Academy Taster Session (10th July)

Year 5 were invited to St.Paul’s Academy to take part in a ‘Taster’ session focussing on Technology and Performing Art, giving the children an opportunity to see a secondary school in action.

Infants Sports Days (15th June) and Junior Sports Day (6th July)

Our Infant and  Junior Sports Days were very successful with all the children competing and representing their houses.  It was fantastic to see such a huge amount of parents attending.

Year 1 to Woodlands Farm (5th July)

Despite the very hot weather, all our Year 1 children kept cool and had a lovely time at Woodlands Farm, experiencing many different aspects of farm life.

Sportathon (27th June)

Year 4 attended the annual Sportathon event for all Greenwich schools, and participated in sporting events throughout the day, including a range of athletics events and multi-sports target challenges.

Years 5/6 Boys Football Tournament (26th June)

Our Boys Football Team attended St.Paul’s Academy for a Football Tournament.  We played very well during very close run matches.  Although we didn’t reach the final, our team played very well – well done!

Gaelic Football (19thJune)

Year 5/6 boys participated in a Gaelic Football tournament at St.Paul’s Academy, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience, with our team improving and gaining experience with every match.  We reached the Semi-Final, coming third overall!

Book Festival Royal Naval College (15th June)

Year 4 had the opportunity to visit the Royal Naval College for the Greenwich Book Festival, where they listened to storytellers and were able to explore learning through books.  They also had the opportunity to meet children’s book authors, linking with their literacy studies.

Aladdin” (14th June)

Year 6 went to see “Aladdin” at the Prince Edward Theatre to celebrate their hard work throughout the year, and the end of their primary school years.  They had a wonderful afternoon watching this stunning production.

First Holy Communion (9th June)

Our Year 3 children made their First Holy Communion on 9th June.  It was a very special time for our community and the church was full to capacity with children, parents and staff.  Our Choir sang with joy and spirit.  Thanks to Fr.Michael and Fr.Graziano, our altar servers and all the staff who worked to make the day such a wonderful, prayerful experience.

—-Ongoing Events—:

Swimming

Our Years 4, 5 and 6 classes will take part in Swimming sessions during the year, as part of their curriculum studies, giving them valuable life saving skills. 

Library Visits

We continue to use our local facilities, including Woolwich Library.  All classes will visit the library during the year, as part of their curriculum studies. 

Mass at St.Peter’s School

All Junior classes celebrate Mass at St.Peter’s Church once a week on a rota basis.