Friday 19th July - Issue 115

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Message from St Edward’s Governors

As Miss O’Connor and Mrs Moon prepare to leave our school at the end of this term, we would like to say a big thank to them for all their hard work and the many improvements they have made whilst leading our school. We are sure you will join with us in wishing them all the best for the future.

 We would also like to extend a warm welcome to Mr Tissot, Ms Thomas and Mr Smith who will be joining us in the new school year, and thank them for the work they have been doing already, to prepare for a smooth transition. We hope you will continue to give them your full and generous support as they take over the reins of St Edward’s.

And finally, we wish you all, and your families, a safe and very happy Summer holiday. Long may the good weather last.


Headteacher’s Message

Dear Children, Parents, Carers,  Staff and Governors,

As another successful year draws to a close, it is amazing how much has been achieved by the children, staff, parents and governors. The achievements extend from the academic, to the sporting and the creative arts and St. Edward's continues to go from strength to strength.

I wish to take this moment to express my sincere thanks to the whole St. Edward’s community for making my time here so special. I am very proud to have been part of this school and to have served the community that we as a school serve. Our children are bright, enthusiastic and have a love of learning that has been a true inspiration to see. This is a credit to you as their parents and carers and to the whole staff team.

The time has come to say goodbye to Mrs Moon who has served St. Edward’s for 13 years. Many of our families know her so well and she will be sorely missed. I am sure you all join me in thanking her for her care, love and dedication to our children and school. Mrs Moon, on behalf of the whole St. Edward’s community - we wish you all the very best for a future filled with happiness and success.

We bid a fond farewell to our Year 6 children who will be starting secondary school in September.  It has been a pleasure and delight watching them develop into responsible young people.  I hope they look back at their time at St. Edward's with fondness. I am proud of them all and wish them all the best of luck in the future.  Year 6, take away with you the values you have been taught at St. Edward's and remember: 'To help one person to grow is to help to build the World'.  Please come back to visit when you can.

We also say goodbye to Miss Watts, Miss Dolan, Miss Williams, Miss Scribani and Mr Dawes.  I am sure you all join me is expressing our thanks for their hard work, dedication and invaluable contribution they have made to St. Edward’s. We wish them every success and blessing for the future!  Max, our Fit for Sport coach, is also leaving to go to a different school where he will also be in charge of PE - we wish him all the best and thank him him for all his help and care of our children.

To all our St. Edward’s families - thank you for your ongoing support not only to your children, but to the school and I wish you all the best for the future. I am leaving St. Edward’s taking many very fond memories with me. Thank you once again.

Wishing all staff, parents and children a very enjoyable and safe holiday period.  The new school year starts on Wednesday the 4th September.

Best wishes and God bless,

Miss Clare O'Connor


THE WEDNESDAY

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LISTENING

Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for always being ready to listen to us. Please help us to listen and understand your words and to be good listeners to each other too. Amen.


ATTENDANCE

Class 13 are our attendance trophy winners for this year with 97%! Well done! Our whole school attendance for this academic year is 95.3%.


ACHIEVEMENT

End of Year Certificates

Congratulations to children who received certificates at this morning’s end of year assembly - they have received these awards in recognition of their consistent hard work and effort throughout the year.

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NOTICES AND REMINDERS

Leavers’ Mass

Fr. Lorenzo joined us for a special farewell Mass on Tuesday. May God’s blessings be with our Year 6 leavers and we wish them every success and happiness in secondary school.

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Leavers’ Assembly

We bid a sad farewell to our Year 6 children on Thursday at a special Leavers’ Assembly. We remembered their time at St. Edward’s and recognised their many achievements. It has been a pleasure teaching them and seeing them grow in confidence and ability over the years.

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Whole School PSHE Day

On Monday 15th July, the whole school partook in another PSHE day. Lots of activities were run in the classroom, many conversations were had and of course, a lot of fun! The main focus of the lessons were on the British Values, specifically looking at children's rights. Children were very creative and classes produces lovely pieces of work. Year 5 produced a large jigsaw puzzle of the different kinds of people we share our world with- all different races, religions, languages and backgrounds. While Reception and Nursery showed off their skills in keeping their bodies clean, drinking lots of water and brushing their teeth every day!

 

Coming soon…

Our Keystage 1 playground is going to be transformed in next term as we have ordered an Activity Trail to be installed during the October Half Term. Our EYFS and KS1 children will have the opportunity to develop their gross motor skills while having lots of fun.


SPORT

Jamie has been awarded with the Team Player of the Year Trophy and Tyler received the Sportsman of the Year Trophy. Well done!

 

QPR Leavers’ Tournament

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Our Year 6 boys’ football team had a great day participating in the QPR Leavers’ Tournament last Friday. They performed incredibly well making it to the semi-finals! The boys displayed true sportsmanship and gave it their best go! Thank you to Mr Abbas for his dedication to the team and being the best coach ever!


COMMUNITY NOTICES

 
 
 
 
 
 

HOUSE POINTS

Campion are our house cup winners this week with 578 points! Well done!

 

House Points for the Year

Our house cup winners for the year are More with a fantastic 19683 points. Each one of these points represent hard work, good behaviour and excellent effort - well done!


Friday 12th July - Issue 114

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HEADTEACHER’S MESSAGE

Dear Parents, Carers and Children,

In this Sunday’s Gospel we will read about the Good Samaritan. In this parable, Jesus teaches us that our neighbour is any person who needs our help, regardless of who they are or where they come from. This is a message that is relevant to us in our lives today - we can change the world through loving and serving our neighbours.

This week has been a very busy one at St. Edward’s - we celebrated our Summer Party, our year six students partied at their Leavers’ Disco, we enjoyed a fantastic end of year production by our year 6 children, class 3 went on an exciting trip to the ‘Chicken Shed’ in Hyde Park, classes 7 and 8 visited Westminster Cathedral and class 11 made the most of the brilliant weather by enjoying a picnic and art in Hyde Park.

I wish to say a very special thank you to Miss Holly Freiter and Waitrose for their generous donation of ice lollies that the children enjoyed at the summer party yesterday - they were delicious! A thank you from the whole school to all the parents who helped out at the party.

Please enjoy the photos of the various events below - the lovely pictures are courtesy of Wu Photography.

Next week we prepare to say farewell and good luck to our Year Six children with a special Leavers’ Mass and Assembly - Year 6 parents are warmly invited to join us for both these events.

End of year class parties are taking place on Thursday 18th July.  Children are allowed to bring one snack for themselves and one non fizzy soft drink for themselves to have during the afternoon. 

Our year 5 parents will be starting to think about Secondary Transfer as the deadline for these applications is 31st October 2019. Below is information regarding open events at Maria Fidelis and Westminster Academy. I urge parents to please start researching by visiting individual secondary school websites for detailed information on their application processes.

A reminder that end of year reports will be sent out on Monday.

Have a lovely weekend.

Best wishes,

Miss Clare O’Connor


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

JULY DATES

Tuesday 16th July - Year 6 Leavers’ Mass at 2:00pm

Thursday 18th July - Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly 9:00am

Thuersday 18th - Class Parties in the afternoon

Friday 19th July - School ends at 1:30pm


THE WEDNESDAY

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NEIGHBOUR

Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for teaching us how to be good neighbours. Help us to show our love through our actions and so to be respectful and caring to all we meet. Amen.


ATTENDANCE

Class 3 are our attendance trophy winners this week with an amazing 99%! Well done! Our whole school attendance for the week is 95%.


NOTICES AND REMINDERS

Year 6 End of Year Production - Rock Bottom

A big thank you to Mr Dawes, Miss Williams and Miss Paul for their hard work, direction and effort that resulted in a very enjoyable and entertaining performance. Year 6 - you did brilliantly and we are so very proud of you!

 

Year 6 Leavers’ Disco

 

Summer Party

 

Class 11 visit Hyde Park

Class 11 had a wonderful trip to Hyde Park on Wednesday. It was a lovely way to end the year. The children did some sketches of the Albert Memorial and then had a picnic and played games together. The weather was lovely and the day was such fun. A huge thank you to the adults who came with Class 11 and who were so helpful.

 
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Westminster Faith Exchange Art and Poetry Competition

A huge congratulations to Lama who submitted a poem for the Westminster Faith Exchange Art and Poetry competition. This was a competition open to all children and young people in Westminster. The theme was 'Looking after our planet.'

She has been invited to accept a prize and read out her poem next Wednesday at the Lord Mayor's Parlour, Westminster City Hall.

We look forward to hearing the poem in September. Well done Lama and to all the other children who took part in the competition.

 
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Mathletics Wizard!

Talia (class 10) reached first place out of the top 100 students worldwide in Mathletics on Wednesday. What a brilliant achievement!

 

Dessert Day - 17th July

All children are invited to join us for a special summer lunch - wraps and ice cream. The cost is £1.90 (unless you are in receipt of Free School Meals).

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Lord’s Have a Go Sessions

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We’ve got an exciting event coming up this summer at Lord’s – a giant All Stars “Have a Go” session at Lord’s  - and we wanted to give our most local students an opportunity to join us. It’s a free event and there is a limited capacity, so it would be great to  have some St Edwards students joining us! Here is a brief overview:

 Join us at Lord’s and Have-a-Go at All Stars!

Friday 23rd August

10am – 12pm

Lord’s Cricket Ground NW8 8QN

 Come and try our free All Stars Cricket ‘Have-a-Go’ sessions to get your first taste of cricket. The fun activity is open for kids 4-8 years of age to enjoy together with the family. The sessions will be action-packed with plenty of fun games and activities to test out new skills like batting, bowling and catching!

 Sign up at http://bit.ly/LordsAllStarsHaveAGoThe event has a limited capacity – avoid disappointment and sign up ASAP. If the event is full, please email community@mcc.org.uk to register to the waitlist.

 If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the MCC Community team.

 

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RE CORNER

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In Class 13, we are preparing for our Year 6 leavers assembly with Class 14. As our time at St Edward's is shortly coming to an end, we are taking time to reflect on our religious journey throughout primary school. We have reflected on our achievements, successes, highs and lows and the spiritual life lessons that we have learnt along the way. As we look towards the future, we may be nervous about secondary school and the future ahead, but we know that God has big plans for each and everyone of us and He will be with us every step of the way.


SPORT

Sports Day Achievers

Children and staff who displayed excellent athletisism at Sports Day were duly awarded with medals at Thursday’s assembly - well done! We are looking at our sports champions of the future!

 
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Table Tennis

Last weekend Luna took part in the Middlesex Closed Tournament at Greenhouse and was runner up in the under 11’s. What a great achievement Luna!


ACHIEVEMENT

Well done to all children who received certificates at this morning’s achievement assembly. They are being recognised for their excellent work, good behaviour and hard effort.


HOUSE POINTS

More are our house champions once again this week with 413 points! Well done!


Friday 5th July - Issue 113

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HEADTEACHER’S MESSAGE

Dear Parents, Carers and Children,

On Sunday, as we listen to the Gospel we will be reminded that Jesus came to establish God’s kingdom so that we all can share in God’s healing love and peace. When we welcome Jesus into our lives and try to live as he taught us, God’s kingdom grows within our hearts.

On Monday 8th July children will have the opportunity to spend part of the day with their new class teachers in their new classes. I know staff and children alike are eager to get to know each other ahead of the new academic year.

Other events happening next week are:

Year 6 End of Year Production on Wednesday 10th at 2:00pm - Parents and families of our year 6 pupils are very warmly invited to come along and watch their production of Rock Bottom. The children and year 6 staff team have been rehearsing and preparing really hard and we are looking forward to seeing their performance!

Summer Party on Thursday 11th - the whole school will enjoy an afternoon of fun, games and sporting activities. This is a highlight on the St. Edward’s calendar and a celebration for the children to thank them for their hard work and good effort through the year. A very big thank to all parents who have volunteered to help out on the day - your help is invaluable and we could not have the party without you!

Year 6 Leavers’ Disco on Thursday 11th from 4:30 - 6:30pm - our year 6 children will enjoy an evening of dancing.

Lastly, but not least, there has been an increase in the number of lost property items. Next week from Monday to Wednesday these items will be in the KS2 playground after school for parents to claim.

Have a lovely weekend.

Best wishes,

Miss Clare O’Connor


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

JULY DATES

Monday 8th July - Transition Day

Wednesday 10th July - Class 3 visit Hyde Park

Wednesday 10th July - Class 11 visit Hyde Park

Wednesday 10th July - Year 6 End of Year Production 2:00pm

Thursday 11th July - Summer Party

Thursday 11th July - Year 6 Leavers’ Disco 4:30 - 6:30pm

Tuesday 16th July - Leavers’ Mass at 2:00pm

Wednesday 17th July - Dessert Day - please see below - £1.90

Thursday 18th July - Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly 9:00am

Friday 19th July - School ends at 1:30pm


THE WEDNESDAY

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GOD’S KINGDOM

Dear Lord Jesus, Please help us to build your kingdom in our hearts and in the world - to do your work on earth with love and care for all. Amen.


ATTENDANCE

Class 3 achieved 98% and class 13 97% attendance this week - well done!


NOTICES AND REMINDERS

First Holy Communion Mass

We celebrated a beautiful First Holy Communion Mass on Monday and I wish to thank Fr. Lorenzo for sharing this special event with us. The children looked wonderful in their outfits and the Mass was a fitting reminder of the importance of this holy and joyful sacrament. To Ava, Maisie, Tristan, Reese, Elisa, Miley, Fiona, Lola, Segen, Skye, Gracie, Carmel, Maria and Mekhi - may God’s blessings follow you now and throughout your lives.

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Reception Graduation Day

It was wonderful to have so many proud parents share in this special occassion - to see their children reach another milestone in their schooling career. Class 2 have now officially ‘graduated’ and are ready for Year 1! Well done!

 

Year 5 visit St. George’s for a Taster Day

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Year 5 had an excellent taster day at St George's School yesterday. They had a tour of the school given by pupils from the sixth form and took part in various lessons including French, Drama, Music and Geography. The children were very impressed with the school and were excited about the prospect of one day being in Secondary school. Well done to Class 11 and Class 12 for their good behaviour and manners during the visit - and for working so hard during the lessons!

 

Class 12 go to Chelsea Physic Garden

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Class 12 had a memorable time at the Chelsea Physic Garden on Monday, learning about different plants. We went on a nature hunt and we even had the chance to make our own habitat for our dinosaurs!

 

Year 6 visit York House

On Thursday 4th July, Year 6 had a wonderful opportunity to visit York House for the Young Readers Program. At York House, Year 6 were separated and put into groups to do a range of different and fun activities- listening to exciting poems being read to us, creating our own bookmark and even got to choose our own book to keep! At the end, my group got creative by using straws, sticks and blue tack to create a structure of our own design. My favourite part of the trip was getting my own free book to take home to keep! I had the best day! Selena (Class 13)

 

Art Club

This week Art Club made their very own elephant and tiger hand puppets! They look great!

 

Year 6 End of Year Production

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Year 6 are ready to take you on a journey back to the dawn of time in "Rock Bottom" a musical set in prehistorical Stone Age! Parents/carers and families of our year 6 children are invited to join us at 2:00pm on Wednesday 10th July for our great end of year production. I hope to see you there for a rocking time!

 
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We will be hosting our Summer Party on Thursday 11th July. We have a fun packed beach themed afternoon of entertainment, sport and dancing planned. Children may wear beach clothes for the day (no swimwear or flip flops please), and come prepared for an afternoon outside i.e wearing sunscreen, sun hats and bring an extra bottle of water.

 

Dessert Day - Wednesday 17th July

Children are invited to join us on the 17th July for a special summer menu of delicious wraps and ice cream! Cost is £1.90 payable via ParentPay.

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First Holy Communion at Our Lady of the Rosary Church

If you have a child in year 3 or above and you would like to have him/her prepared for the Sacraments of Reconciliation & First Holy Communion at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, forms are now available from the Repository on Sundays between 08.30 & 12.30.


RE CORNER

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This term in Class 9 we are studying God's people. It is really interesting because we learn about people who were just ordinary, but as they followed God footsteps they became Holy.

We are understanding that every single of us is important in a different way and all of us can go around the world, in our houses and school and spread the Good News. We did a lesson about Saints and we researched about St Francis of Assis, St Edward, St George and Saint Lourdes. Their life stories are very fascinating, as we learnt all about the miracles they performed on Earth.


COMMUNITY NOTICES

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ACHIEVEMENT

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Congratulations to children who received certificates at this mornings achievement assembly. Well done!

 

Mathletics

A BIG WELL DONE to Amelia, Ava and Kaito on being awarded with their Mathletics gold certificates. Keep up the good work!


HOUSE POINTS

Once again More take the top spot with a fantastic 489 house points this week!


Friday 28th June - Issue 112

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HEADTEACHER’S MESSAGE

Dear Parents, Carers and Children,

This Sunday we celebrate the Feast of Saint Peter (who was guided by Jesus to found the Churc) and Saint Paul (who did great work for the Church). The Church is a huge family that has grown all over the world and we are all invited to be a part of this loving and supportive family.

Despite the wet weather, KS1 had a great sports day on Tuesday and it was wonderful to see how enthusiastically the children participated in all the events. Thank you to Mr Abbas for arranging the morning and a special thank you to all families who came along to encourage class 3 and class 4. Please see below for pictures of the day.

Father Lorenzo will join us on Monday at 2:00pm to celebrate our special First Holy Communion Mass to mark the commitment made by children who have celebrated their First Holy Communion this year. Families are warmly invited to join us.

On Wednesday, our Class 2 children will be making their ‘graduation’ as they prepare to take the big step from Reception to Year 1. The ceremony will take place at 2:00pm and parents are welcome to join us.

The warm weather is set to continue next week, so children must please come to school wearing sun hats, sun screen and bring a bottle of water to safely enjoy their breaktime outside.

Transition Day will take place on Monday 8th July where children will have the opportunity to spend part of the day with their new class teachers in their new classes. Please see below for our staff placements for next year.

There has been a small change to next academic year’s dates - children will return to school on Wednesday 4th September and not Tuesday 3rd September. Click here for a full list of dates.

Have a lovely weekend.

Best wishes,

Miss Clare O’Connor


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

JULY DATES

Monday 1st July - Class 12 visit Chelsea Physic Garden

Monday 1st July - First Holy Communion Mass 2:00pm

Wednesday 3rd July - Reception Graduation Ceremony 2:00pm

Thursday 4th July - Class 10 visit the library

Monday 8th July - Transition Day

Wednesday 10th July - Year 6 End of Year Production 2:00pm

Thursday 11th July - Summer Party

Thursday 11th July - Year 6 Leavers’ Disco 4:30 - 6:30pm

Tuesday 16th July - Leavers’ Mass at 2:00pm

Thursday 18th July - Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly 9:00am

Friday 19th July - School ends at 1:30pm


THE WEDNESDAY

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CHURCH

Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for establishing the Church to support, strengthen and guide us as we journey through life together. Amen.


ATTENDANCE

Class 2 achieved a brilliant 99.2% attendance. Close on their heels were classes 10 and 13 with 97.7%. Well done!


NOTICES AND REMINDERS

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KS1 Sports Day

Class 3 and 4 had a brilliant sports day on Tuesday with the children giving it their all and trying their best at the events. They could not have done it without their parents cheering them on!

 
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FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

Congratulations to Ava on celebrating her First Holy Communion. May God’s blessings and love follow her all through her life.

Fr Lorenzo will be celebrating a special First Holy Communion Mass to mark the commitment made by St. Edward’s children who have celebrated their First Holy Communion this year. Families are invited to join us this Monday at 2:00pm in the top hall.

 

Art Club

Our Art Club children had terrific fun making colourful pinwheels!


RE CORNER

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In class 11 our topic is ‘Freedom and Responsibility’. We have been learning about the importance of being responsible even when we wish to have freedom in life. We studied the Ten Commandments and discussed which commandment we thought was the most important to follow. We wrote some beautiful prayers asking God for support and reflected on the meaning and actions behind the Beatitudes from Jesus at the Sermon on the Mount. As we move into Year 6 this topic is particularly important as we recognise the need to show maturity in the choices we make and the responsibility we have for ourselves and each other.



SPORT

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Last weekend Rayan took part in a football tournament and he is the very proud recipient of a medal! I look forward to seeing his playing skills develop and I am sure he has a very bright future as a footballer. Well done, Rayan!


COMMUNITY NOTICES

 
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ACHIEVEMENT

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A big well done to children who received certificates at this morning’s achievement assembly. Certificates are given for excellent work, acts of kindness and good effort.

 
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Congratulations to Mun on being awarded Grade 5 in piano. Thank you Mun for your fantastic performance at this morning’s assembly.


HOUSE POINTS

More are our house trophy winners again this week with 502 points! Let’s see who wins next week!


Friday 21st June - Issue 111

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HEADTEACHER’S MESSAGE

Dear Parents, Carers and Children,

This Sunday we will celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi and we will hear in the Gospel of the miracle where Jesus fed five thousand people with just five loaves and two fish. As Jesus fed those people then, he still feeds and nourishes us today when we receive Holy Communion. Listening to the Word of God keeps our faith strong and nourished.

This week has been a very active week with both KS2 and EYFS enjoying their sports days . I was so pleased to see how our children gave their all in the events and I was very impressed with the level of athleticism displayed. Please see below for some brilliant photos of the KS2 sports day courtesy of Wu Photographers - thank you. EYFS photographs will be in next week’s newsletter.

KS1 will be taking part in their sports day on Tuesday - children to please wear PE kit and trainers. Events start at 9:30 and families are warmly invited to cheer children on. I look forward to seeing you there.

Our school council have been working with Mrs Moon and Mr Abbas on selecting new playground equipment for our children to enjoy during break times. They got to try out the new games today, we have had fun bowling, playing sticky catch and juggling among other activities and the feedback from all year groups is really positive!

A reminder to parents who have children joining our Reception and Nursery classes in September that the induction meeting will be taking place on Wednesday 26th June at 2:00pm. You will be given further starting information as well as a date for a 1:1 meeting with your child’s future class teacher. Representatives from our uniform supplier, Ace Clothing, will also be available to enable you to view uniform/sizes and order if you so wish.

We will be experiencing some very hot weather next week. Please remember to apply sunscreen, wear a sun hat and bring a bottle of water to school.

Have a lovely weekend!

Best wishes,

Miss Clare O’Connor


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

JUNE DATES

Tuesday 25th June - KS1 Sports Day

Wednesday 26th June - Induction for Reception/Nursery September 2019 at 2:00pm

Thursday 27th June - Class 3 visit the library

JULY DATES

Monday 1st July - Class 12 visit Chelsea Physic Garden

Wednesday 3rd July - Reception Graduation Ceremony 2:00pm

Thursday 4th July - Class 10 visit the library

Wednesday 10th July - Year 6 End of Year Production 2:00pm

Thursday 11th July - Year 6 Leavers’ Disco 4:30 - 6:30pm

Tuesday 16th July - Year 6 Leavers’ Mass at 2:00pm

Thursday 18th July - Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly 9:00am

Friday 19th July - School ends at 1:30pm


THE WEDNESDAY

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NOURISH

Bless the food we eat today, bless the hand that made the food. Bless us, Oh Lord. Amen.


ATTENDANCE

Our whole school attendance for this week is 96.4%. Our winning classes are class 7 with 99.5% and class 10 with 98.8%. Keep it up!


NOTICES AND REMINDERS

Class 3’s Assembly

Class 3 has had a lot of fun practicing and finally getting to perform our assembly for an audience this week! The comments we received were very positive and we couldn't be more proud of their efforts. Maybe we'll see some of them on the West End in the future. We used our best voices to relay a very important message to as many people as we can. That message is - the planet is for everyone to share and we need to keep it healthy and beautiful. I know that in class 3 we have learned a lot about what we can do to help the planet. Even though you are still children we all still have a role to play. All that Mother Earth is asking is that we all our mindful of keeping the planet healthy and we try to do our part. Even the smallest actions add up and make a difference. Let's make sure the planet is a beautiful place for us and for future generations.

 

KS2 Sports Day

Thank you to all parents and families who joined us at Regent’s Park for sports day. Here are some fabulous pictures from the day - enjoy!

 


First Holy Communion

Congratulations to Isabella on celebrating her First Holy Communion. May God’s blessings and love follow her all through her life.

Fr Lorenzo will be celebrating a special First Holy Communion Mass to mark the commitment made by St. Edward’s children who have celebrated their First Holy Communion this year. Families are invited to join us on Monday 1st July at 2:00pm in the top hall. If your child has made their Communion this year, please let the school office know as we would like to include them in this special occasion.

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Art Club

This week the children have been making rainsticks in Art Club - they look and sound fantastic!

 

Yoga Day

Today is International Yoga Day and St. Edward’s children have marked the occasion by taking part in some playground yoga, all under Miss Caridade’s expert coaching - St. Edward’s very own qualified yoga instructor!


RE CORNER

This week in R.E, class 14 have been learning about 'Common Good'. We have been focusing on the importance of equality and equity especially through the concept of fair trade. We investigated the process it takes for us to enjoy a banana and how this process can often be unfair and unjust. It has been our mission to think of ways that we can help correct the unjust things we encounter in our day to day lives in our communities and the wider world.

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SPORT

3BM Football Tournament

Here is a round up of how our teams performed at the 3BM Football Tournament. We are so very proud of their achievements and the determination and sportsmanship displayed.

Year 3 and 4 reached quarter finals with the help from Atheer and his amazing goalkeeping.

Year 5 and 6 had a fantastic tournament winning every game and only conceding three time. Well done to Tyler who scored a magnificent 51 goals.

Our girls’ football team were invited to compete in a women’s world cup run by QPR and we are so proud that they were crowned champions!

A very big thank you to Mr Abbas for making this great opportunity happen and for the parent volunteers who helped on the day.

 

Table Tennis

Luna and Jonabel qualified and competed in the PG Mutual U10-U13 National Championships last weekend in Wolverhampton. The competition was really tough and they did their best. What a great achievement! We are so proud of them both.


COMMUNITY NOTICES

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ACHIEVEMENT

Congratulations to all children who received certificates for their brilliant work, hard effort and good behaviour. Well done!


HOUSE POINTS

More have continued their winning streak by scooping the trophy again this week with a brilliant 457 points! Well done!