26Jan 2016

Safer Internet Day 2016 will take place on the 9th February with the theme Play your part for a better internet! The school will take part in whole school assemblies as well as planned activities in the classroom to promote the importance of using the internet in a safe way.

26Jan 2016

Parents of selected pupils have been invited to attend a workshop on 28th January at 2.30pm with Ms Mintrim to help find ways they can support their child’s learning in preparation for their SATs

25Jan 2016

Welcome to English Martyrs’ School video newsround and our first bulletin for this term. The children discuss some amazing events that have happened and some that are coming up. These include the year six residential visit to Grosvenor Hall in Kent, year fives forthcoming trip to the British Museum and much more. To watch this […]

25Jan 2016

Year 3 and year 4 children have been taking part in Bikeability over the past few days. Bikeability is today’s cycle training programme. It’s like cycling proficiency, but better! It’s about gaining practical skills and understanding how to cycle on today’s roads. Bikeability gives everyone the skills and confidence for all kinds of cycling. There […]

14Jan 2016

Many thanks to all parents who attended the Maths workshops On Tuesday 12th January.  Many parents commented about how useful they found these sessions.  We are sure they were a good opportunity to become more familiar with the maths curriculum and to discuss ways how to support children at home.  One good website that was […]

14Jan 2016

Sacred Heart have kindly invited year 5 & 6  pupils to go and be a part of their audience for their school production of The Jungle Book.   The performance begins at 1.45 – 3.oopm. Pupils have been invited in the past and Sacred Heart have wonderfully talented pupils who put on a fantastic performance.  All […]

18Dec 2015

Parents with children attending the residential trip on 20th – 22nd January are invited to attend a meeting on 8th January at 2.45pm. Please make sure you are able to attend this final meeting before the residential trip. Thank you Ms Mintram  

18Dec 2015

Christmas Jumper Day – All pupils and staff made a wonderful effort in supporting the Text Santa Christmas Jumper event today. We had some fantastic jumpers. Thank you to all staff and pupils for their donations to the Charities.

16Dec 2015

Thank you to parents for your support with every reading passport completed this term! Your child will bring home their certificates over the next few days. Congratulations to all children in year 5 for 100% of the year group achieving a passport! Look out for Spring reading passports, when the children return to school with […]

10Dec 2015

Monday 14th December 2015 Year 6 will be taking part in a workshop on Road Safety. Southwark Road Safety team have appointed The Riot Act to deliver a Theatre in Education event to schools across the borough. This interactive C.S.I. style project promotes transitional road safety skills in an interactive and unforgettable way, addressing the […]

07Dec 2015

Computer Science Education Week -7th-13th December 2015.  Parent Workshop – Keeping you and your family SAFE Online.  9.15am -9.45am and 2.30pm 3.00pm. In the week pupils will learn how to code and write computer programmes.

03Dec 2015

Welcome to EMS News and our last video bulletin for this term. In this video our news readers discuss some amazing news that will see some of our amazing children starring in a new CBBC show entitled “Mr Maker” so look out for that. The children also have some important dates for your diary so […]

03Dec 2015

In June producers visited our school to run a fun workshop to find confident children who wanted to take part in the filming of the brand new series called “Mister Maker Arty Party”. The workshop was to primarily meet children who were interested in taking part. It involved playing some fun games and seeing how they were on camera. 12 of our […]

17Nov 2015

November Newsround     Welcome to our November edition of EMS News. In this bulletin, the news team cover a plethora of topics that our children have been involved in this month. We also hear about some amazing trips and events coming up in December so be sure to listen our for those. The team […]

17Nov 2015

British Council China Bridge Head Teacher Visit During the October half term week 26th – 30th October 2015, Mrs Appah visited Yangzhou in China as part of the 2015 Chinese Bridge for schools programme supported by the British Council and Hanban (Confusius Institute). The trip allowed her to link up with a school in China […]

17Nov 2015

English Martyrs’ Primary School is very proud of its pupils both past and present, and it is always so nice to hear some amazing news about how well our pupils are doing with their studies once they have moved on. We recently heard from one of our previous pupils Stephany Baladas who was presented with […]

11Nov 2015

The entire student body and staff of English Martyrs’ Primary School held a two minute silence on Remembrance Day on 11th November 2015. Remembrance Day marks the day World War One ended, at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month, back in 1918. Known as the Great War, World War 1 spanned four […]

06Nov 2015

In July the school took part in a mini enterprise workshop with Enabling Enterprise, the money raised during our Enabling Enterprise project  totalled to approx £400.00, this was decided to be used for a charity called  Believe in Better. The money raised was used to lay a new floor at Amatsiko School for Orphans and […]

12Oct 2015

Welcome back to English Martyrs’ Newsround and our second video bulletin for this term. In this edition, the team discuss some great past and forthcoming events such as an Author visit, Roman Workshop, year five and six trip to Belgium and much more. To watch the newsround, please click on the play button below.   […]

12Oct 2015

On 25th September 44 children from year five and six were lucky enough to go on a fantastic trip to the Flanders Field Museum in Ypes, Belgium to find out more about life in the trenches during the Great War. They also visited the world famous poppy fields and burial grounds. We took some pictures […]

09Oct 2015

Jennifer Gray, author of the children’s favourite Atticus Claw will be visiting the school on Wednesday 14th October to work with pupils on creative writing and using their imagination. The children will be given the opportunity to purchase a copy of the book, signed by the Author.  

28Sep 2015

Parents of children in Nursery and Reception are invited to attend a Phonics Workshop on Wednesday 30th September from 9.15am to 10.00am. This is an opportunity to find out about how we teach phonics in Nursery and Reception. We will be demonstrating a range of activities, which you can use at home to help your child with […]

24Sep 2015

Thank you to all the parents/carers that attended the meeting on Monday 14th September. Year 6 is a very important year for your child. A letter to all Year 6 parents was given to your child to take home on Wednesday 16th with lots of information about their learning in Year 6 as well as […]

24Sep 2015

Year 6 children that are not attending the Belgium Battlefields trip will be visiting the Imperial War Museum on Friday 25th September.   The museum offers many exciting and wonderful exhibitions, the children will be visiting the bunkers and getting to experience being in an air raid shelter.

11Sep 2015

The London Fire Brigade visited the school on Thursday 10th September to do a workshop with year 2 and Year 5 on fire safety.  The children discovered lots of ways to prevent fires and what causes many household fires.  

17Jul 2015

Class 1P Assembly from English Martyrs' School on Vimeo. Class 1P amazed the whole school at their assembly this week at English Martyrs. Please take a moment to watch this amazing film trailer style movie that they created relating to their forthcoming project on the Stone Age. It is truly breathtaking. To watch the video, […]

14Jul 2015

On 13th July year two went on a day trip to Broadstairs as part of their seaside topic. Broadstairs is brim-full of nostalgic, old-world, seaside charm. Sandy bays meet surf schools. Fishermen’s cottages meet Charles Dickens connections. Broadstairs was Charles Dickens’ favourite holiday spot. Explore a wealth of Dickens memorabilia and prints at the Dickens House […]

08Jul 2015

Year 2 has been learning about London.  They read the book titled A Walk in London and decided to have their own walk around the city.  They spent the day looking at all the famous London Landmarks that they had read about in their book, also researching when some of these buildings were built.  They […]

08Jul 2015

Selected year 2 children that had remained on Good To Be Green this term were treated to join in with the wonderful, colourful activities at the Waterloo Carnival on Friday 3rd July.  They enjoyed seeing all the costumes as well as dancing with some of the entertainers. Gallery: We took some pictures of the day, […]

06Jul 2015

Our Year one pupils have all been working very hard this term. Two of the projects they have been studying are Hurricanes and Dinosaurs. Below are some downloadable items outlining what they have all been learning whilst working on these two exciting subjects. To download these items, please choose from the links below. Downloads: Please […]

06Jul 2015

Welcome to English Martyrs’ Newsround and our July edition. In this bulletin, our reporters tell us about some fantastic forthcoming events and some past trips. The news team will be back in September so watch this space for new information. To watch this months newsround, please click on the play button below. EMS-Newsround-July15 from English […]

06Jul 2015

Thank you to all who attended the Enterprise day on Friday 26th June to support the children’s businesses. It was a very successful day and the children worked very hard. The total raised by each year group were –   Nursery £47.15 Reception £25.02 Year 1 £22.34 Year 2 £23.81 Year 3 £27.40 Year 4 […]

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