Church News

02Mar 2022

Today we celebrated the beginning of Lent. Four classes attended the mass in church together with the parish community. Fr Tom visited the school later to distribute ashes to children and staff in other classes in both buildings.

14Jan 2022

The first class assembly for this Spring Term and for 2022 took place today. Class 6T prepared and presented an engaging assembly which including singing, roleplay, and sharing about what they have been learning about so far this term. Due to the current Covid mitigation provisions, parents where not able to attend but this Assembly […]

11Nov 2021

Today we marked Remembrance Day by observing the two minutes silence.  The children also reflected on the meaning of this important day during assemblies and other lessons.  

02Oct 2021

A group of Year 6 pupils represented our school at the Mass of Dedication at Southwark Cathedral on Friday 1st October. They also read the bidding prayers prepared by all our Year 6s.   This was also an opportunity for them to meet Archbishop John Wilson and other children and staff from other schools.

19Sep 2021

Our beginning of School Year Welcome mass took place today  Sunday 19th September at English Martyrs’ parish church.  The Induction of Mr Camilleri as Headteacher took place at this mass too.  We look forward to a new year of teaching and learning together.

13Jul 2021

The school mass in the parish church today was also the last one for our Year 6 pupils who will soon be leaving us to move on to their respective Secondary schools.  We wish them all the best for their next phase in their educational journey.

13Jul 2021

Our school community today said a formal farewell to Mrs Appah, former headteacher through a thanksgiving mass at English Martyrs’ Parish church led by Bishop Paul Hendricks. Mrs Appah was the school’s headteacher for nine years and served at our school for a total of 26 years.

12Jun 2021

This last week we had a special week on OTHER FAITHS. Children in all year groups learned about how Sikh people celebrate their special days, what they believe in and their other practices in places of worship. You can read more about this in some of the short reports on Page 3 of this week’s Newsletter. 

04May 2021

Today we are celebrating the feast day of the ENGLISH MARTYRS – patron saints of our school.  The whole school came together for a virtual assembly.  During the rest of the week children will continue to reflect on these special people through researching their lives, writing biographies and drawing images of these saints.

27Apr 2021

English Martyrs’ are proud to announce  that we are participating in the Captain Tom 100 Challenge (100 laps of the track between 30/04/21 and 03/05/21) to raise money for the charity ‘FutureSense Foundation‘.  They work with rural communities in countries like Cambodia, India, Nepal, Peru, Tanzania, and Thailand to improve the quality of education, address gender inequality, increase access to clean water and sanitation, promote good health and wellbeing, and raise the awareness […]