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*** Forthcoming Events for this School Year (2019/2020)***

12th June – Junior Sports Day

19th June – Infant Sports Day

22nd June – INSET Day

8th July – Year 6 End of Year Production

14th July – Leavers’ Mass

16th July – Leavers’ Assembly

Events To Date:

Years 5/6 Girls and Boys Football Matches vs St.Patrick’s School (6th March)

Our Girls and Boys Football teams played against St.Patrick’s School, putting their football skills into action and playing extremely well.  Both teams won their matches and returned with the cup! Well done to all team members!

Year 3 and Year 4 visit to the Tramshed (3rd March)

Years 3 and 4 visited the Tramshed to see their play about how the future might look, come to life in a show performed by Rose Bruford students.

Year 3 and Year 5 to Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre (25th February and 3rd March)

Following on from the Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre visit to the school, Years 3 and 5 visited the Centre to discover the true story behind the exhibits previously studied and discussed.

Climate Change Week (24th February)

The whole school took part in a climate change week, where the children looked at world issues and thought about how they can contribute to becoming better global citizens and looking after our beautiful planet.

New Year Discos (5th and 7th February)

All the children enjoyed the annual New Year discos, with lots of dancing and singing.  The discos raised valuable funds for the school to buy essential resources, eg books, for all children to enjoy.

Prince Philip Maritime Collection visit to Year 3 and Year 5 (27th January and 3rd February)

Years 3 and 5 were visited by the Prince Philip Maritime Collection staff who brought exhibits for the classes to study, discuss and to write stories.

Critical Thinking Workshops for Years 5 and 6 (30th January)

Critical Thinking Workshops, run by Equaliteach, were arranged for Years 5 and 6.  Children were encouraged to think about how they form opinions and compute/analyse information received.

Year 5 to V&A Museum (23rd January)

Year 5 visited the V&A Museum to study moving and mechanical toys from across the decades, as part of their scientific studies.

Whole School Mass (21st January)

Father Matthew 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.

Year 1 and Year 3 to Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre (21st January and 25th February)

As part of their Science studies, Year 1 and Year 3 visited the Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre, participating in practical activities to enhance learning.

Junior Christmas Production (16th 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.

Christmas Jumper Day (12th December)

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

Infant Christmas Production (11th December)

All our Infant children took part in the Christmas production of ‘Mary’s Knitting’.  The children’s performance was excellent, with all children knowing and playing their roles very well.  We were delighted to see so many parents enjoying the Christmas production.

Year 3 to Docklands Museum (27th November)

As part of Year 3’s History studies (Trading), they visited the Docklands Museum bringing their studies to life, through seeing photos, attending a workshop and interactive activities, which focused primarily on life on the London Docks during Victorian times.

Year 6 to Royal Observatory/National Maritime Museum (29th October)

As part of their curriculum studies, Year 6 visited the Royal Observatory for a Planetarium show, discovering the stars and beyond.  Following this they went to the Moon exhibition at the National Maritime Museum.  The exhibition celebrates 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the Moon, and covers all aspects of exploration and discovery.

CAFOD Assembly (15th October)

During the assemblies we were visited by CAFOD, who explained the importance of their work and gave thanks for all the donations received.  All food that had kindly been donated goes to Greenwich Food Bank, who distribute it to all our local parishioners.

Girls and Boys Football Tournaments (11th October)

Our Girls and Boys Junior Football teams attended a football tournament at Our Lady of Grace school.  The Boys played very well, enjoying the experience of the competition.  The Girls team played exceptionally well and reached the final, winning the tournament overall.  Well Done!

Year 6 Visit to Local Care Home (3rd October)

Our Year 6 class visited the Local Care Home, strengthening our links with the local community.

Soundsteps Assembly (1st October)

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.

Welcome Mass (26th September)

Fr Matthew celebrated Mass with our whole school, welcoming all our children back for the start of the new school year.

Meet the Teacher Week (23rd 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….

Year 6 Leavers’ and Mrs O’Regan’s Mass at St.Peter’s Church (17th July):

Thank you to Fr Michael who led us in our final Leavers’ Mass for both Year 6 and Mrs O’Regan.  This is always a special occasion, giving the children time to reflect on their time at St. Peter’s, that was made extra special as we also celebrated Mrs O’Regan’s time at St.Peter’s .  We wish all our leavers every happiness and success for their future.

Year 6 ‘Jungle Book’ Production (10th July)

Year 6 presented a fantastic performance of ‘Jungle Book’.  It was a wonderful performance, and the singing and acting was superb.  All parents, staff and governors thoroughly enjoyed this amazing production – well done to everyone involved.

Road Safety Workshop (3rd July)

Years 1 and FS2 were visited by School Crossing Patrol co-ordinator for Royal Greenwich, who led a workshop covering all aspects of Road Safety.

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 and multi-sports target challenges.

Infants Sports Days (21st June) and Junior Sports Day (14th June)

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.

Visit from St.Paul’s Academy Principal (20th June)

The Principal from St.Paul’s Academy visited St.Peter’s School to see all Year 5 and their parents.  She explained the transition to secondary school process, as well as giving parents an opportunity for discussion with regards to expectations for both children and the Academy.  It was wonderful to see so many parents in attendance.

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.

—-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.