Picnic & Praise - posted 16th Jul
The year 5 & 6 Prayer Leaders spent a very spiritual and prayerful day at St Philomena's school in Carshalton as part of the Picnic and Praise event run by our Diocese. They were able to explore the grounds of the school with CAFOD representatives and learn about the lives of children who are refugees. They were also able to enjoy a reflective Mass with many other children from Catholics schools in the Diocese.
Foundation Stage Sports Morning - posted 10th Jul
A fantastic morning at the FS Sports Day yesterday, where Nursery and Reception came together for fun and exercise . A special mention must be made to the parents and carers who came to cheer the children on! You were amazing! GO SSPP Foundation Stage!
Year 5 and Year 6 Jazz Experience - posted 6th Jul
On Friday 6th July Years 5 and 6 visited Mitcham Parish Church for the second in a series of Jazz Concerts presented by professional jazz musicians from The Lincoln Jazz Centre in New York who are working in partnership with Merton Music Foundation. Today’s concert theme was ‘Jazz and the Great Migration’ - children learnt about famous jazz musicians including Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington. Children had a toe-tapping morning enjoying live jazz and learning about how this musical genre linked to social issues of its time. We are looking forward to our final concert next week.
SSPP Artists visit the National Gallery - posted 5th Jul
A few talented artists from Year 3, 4 and 5 visited the National Portrait Gallery this week. Children learnt useful tips from an artist about how to judge a portrait. Later children had to judge 48 outstanding pieces of art work themselves. They finished the day by making sketches of the famous Trafalgar Square - just like real artists.
Secondary Science Opportunities - posted 27th Jun
On Tuesday, five Year 5 children had the opportunity to go to The Ursuline in Wimbledon to experience what science is like at secondary school. They got to use busen burners which they used to test how much energy there is in different types of food. A fantastic opportunity for our budding scientists!
Year Three went on a River Trip to London - posted 15th Jun
On Tuesday, Year 3 went on a London boat cruise to link in with our rivers topic. The children learned lots of cool information about the river and the surrounding buildings/landmarks. Afterwards they went in to watch the London experience film which was in 4D and the children loved!