All posts by: Nicola Johnstone

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Science week is 8th to 15th of March. We’re having a competition to see who can design the best poster. The best in each year group will win a prize, and their posters will be on show in school and on the website. All entries have to be in by Tuesday, 20th February, so get […]

As part of their Modern Foreign Language program, class 4J have been pen pals with a similar school in Montpelier, France. Before Christmas, the French School designed and sent some Christmas cards to our children. Unfortunately, the cards did not arrive at EMS until the New Year, so our children thought it better to make […]

Today we caught up with our newly appointed School Council who are looking forward to their new role at the school. In this video, we hear their vision statements as they plan their activities for the year and how their actions will go toward making English Martyrs’ Primary School an even better place for learning. […]

Dear Parents, We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our brand new Digital Leaders. Our team are here to make sure that all aspects of IT learning are available and understood by all of the children at the school. The children will also be talking to children about what they would […]

Maths Week begins on the 29th of January to 2nd of February. The theme is Maths through stories. Each year group would embark on a range of mathematical activities stimulated by a story book. As part of our celebration, we would like parents and carers to join in the fun by entering our family quiz. […]

All children and staff arrived safely and have completed their first activities including getting muddy from top to toe during night line and the obstacle challenge ! In the evening they had a cinema experience and struggled putting on their duvet covers and sheets. They are ready for their first full day of adventure and lots […]

Parent Workshop – The Next Family Healthy Cookery Club will be for the Year 1 families. This will take place on Thursdays: 11th, 18th and 25th January 2018 (3.15pm-4.45pm) in the Dinner Centre.  If families attended, the Year 2 sessions in November we are kindly asking them to give other families a chance to attend […]

Year 6 will go on school residential from 24th – 26th January 2018 and will be visiting Grosvenor Hall in Ashford.  We are hoping the weather is good to us as we will be outside from 8.00am – 9.30pm.  Children will have the opportunity to zip wire, use 3G swing, abseil, have problem solving challenges, […]

On behalf of all the staff at English Martyrs’ we would like to wish you all a very happy Christmas, may God bless you all.  Pupils in Nursery, Reception,, Year 1 and Year 2 had a surprise visit from Santa today to give them all a special gift for all their hard work this year.  […]

FREE 13 week parenting programme beginning in January 2018.  These programmes will be running on Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Southwark, lambeth and Lewisham.   The programme is community inclusive and designed to support parents from varied cultural backgrounds. I have also attached a copy of our January programmes for information.  Parents living in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham can register for a […]