Today in our collective worship (assembly) time, we further explored the importance of gratitude. We focused on lunch and considered all the people who have worked to get the food on our plates. We had a quiet time of reflection, giving children the opportunity to be grateful for all that has been done to provide […]Read More Gratitude!
KS2 enrichment took a perilous turn as we played the raft game. Each team had two rafts upon which to cross the shark-infested, volcanic waters of the hall. If anyone fell in, they were goners! Miss Higgitt and Mrs Peters were very impressed by the teamwork, cooperation and problem-solving displayed by everyone.Read More KS2 enrichment – mind the sharks!
The beautiful poetry that Year 3 wrote as part of our Black History Month celebrations is now the focal point of the classroom as the stunning artwork that the children have produced forms a gorgeous backdrop to their poems. We talked about what it means to be free, how freedom makes us feel and the […]Read More Celebrating writing in Year 3
Over the past weeks, during assembly, we have been learning about the impact of plastic pollution on the Earth’s oceans. We have also been learning about what is being done to tackle the problem on a large scale e.g. Boyan Slat’s invention and on a smaller scale e.g. saying no to plastic straws. We want […]Read More Plastic pledge
In class, Year 1 have been reading Giraffes can’t Dance. We have been using this to help us think about one of our school values – kindness. Children thought carefully about how they show kindness and include everyone and we ended with an animal disco using carefully painted character masks from the book.Read More Year 1’s Animal Disco
This afternoon Year 2 read Giraffes Can’t Dance and discussed embracing other people’s different skills and abilities. The children then created their own Gerald the giraffe in funny dance positions.Read More “We can all dance when we find music that we love.”
We were lucky enough to welcome back John McCorkell to St. Margaret’s on Monday, in order for the children and staff to take part in Disability Awareness workshops. John led a whole-school assembly in the morning and throughout the day, children took part in age-appropriate activities and discussions designed to increase their awareness of and […]Read More Disability Awareness Workshops
Congratulations to the 10 Year 5 and 6 pupils who represented the school at the Lewisham Quad athletics tournament. 19 schools took part, 190 children. St Margaret’s Lee finished in 4th place overall, with Millie finishing 5th girl and Ian finishing 6th boy overall.Read More Quad athletics tournament
When asked by a girl in Y3, “Why do we grow fruit in school and not pick it?” I knew it was time to get harvesting!Read More Raspberry harvest
As with every year, this year we have stocked up on disposable plates, cup and cutlery. However, this is something we want to change for future events in order to cut down on waste. Tomorrow, we encourage you to ‘bring your own’ plates, cups and cutlery. There will be a washing up bowls, rinsing bowls […]Read More International Day Waste