Our annual talent show went with a “fizz & bang” – each act (dancing, singing, gymnastics, and music) was greeted with hearty eagerness and much clapping. Well done to all the children who took part you certainly showed the school all your amazing talents. It was a fantastic morning and brought the school community together.
We are delighted in our recent OFSTED Inspection on 27th -28th June 2018, the report is a positive one and the school has been judged as Good under the new Ofsted framework.
Although the report will not be on the OFSTED website until September, the full Inspection Report is available to access on our school’s website. The report recognises that the school provides a good standard of education and highlights many areas of strength across the school, recognising that we know our school well and have clearly identified appropriate areas for continuing improvements.
It was particularly pleasing to note the schools Personal development, behaviour and welfare was judged Outstanding due to the “values of family, respect and care [that] radiate palpably throughout the school” and “pupils thrive in the school’s nurturing environment” with “relationships between staff and pupils [being] excellent”.
We are also delighted our Early Years Provision was judged Outstanding. The inspectors were particularly impressed with the range and quality of activities, the learning environments and progress made by the children.
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The first ever St Augustine’s Sleepover was held on Friday 29th June to Saturday 30th June in the School Hall. This highly anticipated event for Years 4, 5 and 6 pupils proved to be a highlight of the year for many children. Eager children (and their parents) waited at the school gate with their pyjamas, toothbrushes, teddies and sleeping bags to get back into school. The summer evening activities included paddling, football, races, chalk drawing, “campfire” singing and, the forever favourite, chatting to friends. Before bed there were ice poles (with thanks to the PSA), popcorn and drinks. Then came the excitement of pyjamas and where to sleep in the hall, followed by some cartoons before lights out. Although some children made it their mission to try to stay awake all night, sleep was eventually had by all. An early morning start was followed by a buffet breakfast in the playground. After children had been collected by their parents, the staff went home for a well-deserved rest.
Thank you to all the staff, parents and governors who helped to make the event such a success. We couldn’t have done it without you!
After the children’s success in the Knights of St Columba Christmas Art competition, Year 6 entered the new Easter competition where the challenge was to design an Easter poster. In the Southwark province we are delighted to have won first and third place. Certificates and prizes were presented by Paul Okola and Michael Akinrele from Knights of St Columba. Their work will now go forward to the National competition.