Community gardening

Thanks to all those who gave a bit of time and effort on Saturday. Quite a lot achieved – have a look at the planters by the fence in the playground, the nursery garden and see if you can spot the new bird houses (one handmade by Millie, Y4) and 🦇 house.

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Child-led charity

Well done to Edie (Y1), George R (Y1), Noah (Y4) and Teddy (Nursery) who raised £65 for Barnardos last week. They were presented with certificates in assembly today and Noah summarised what they did: “My brother, George, had this idea to sell balloons and we took it from there. We sold quite a few and […]

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May fair success

Despite the rain, people turned up in their droves to support this year’s fair. Early estimates put the total raised at close to £2,500! Thank you to everyone how gave their time and money to help make the fair a success, including the teachers. Particular thanks to the co-chairs, Tasha and Sam, who orchestrated the […]

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Spending Time in the Community

For the last two weeks, School Council have been visiting Leah Lodge Care Home. Week 1 saw the children playing games with some of the residents as well as having a tour of the home itself. Our visit this week involved School Council’s green fingers as they potted up some plants for the residents’ garden. […]

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Building Friendships Garden Project

Following on from last year’s Lottery funded ‘Building Friendships’ project, there are big plans afoot for the outside spaces at St Margaret’s!  Year 2 and Reception mum Gemma Burns has volunteered her time and gardening expertise to work with the school to create an exciting vision for the garden areas in the main school and […]

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Lent Call Service

A HUGE thank you goes to the community of our school for raising £971 during Lent Call. Your generosity and enthusiasm has been astounding. Today the School Council were able to deliver the money to the Bishop during a service of thanksgiving at Southwark Cathedral.

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Spring is finally here!

Back in the Autumn the infants helped Miss Cooper and Gemma to plant hundreds of bulbs that we received from a charity. Thanks to the warm weather the plants have now bloomed and are looking beautiful! Check them out next time you are in the playground. Special thanks to Gemma who gave us lots of […]

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AFRIL Assembly

On Thursday 19th April, a representative from the charity AFRIL gave an inspiring assembly to all of the children at St Margaret’s. AFRIL is a charity which works to help refugees in the borough of Lewisham. To find out more please go to www.afril.org.uk. We look forward to supporting them again in the future!

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