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  • Goodbye Year 6!

    Published 21/07/21

    Today has been Year 6's last day at St Edmund's.  It is a very strange day today because it is both sad and very exciting at the same time.

    Sad because all of you have been such a big part of St. Edmund’s for a large part of your life. You have spent more time at school with your friends and teachers than you have at home. You might be sad because you are moving to a new school that is different to your friends. It lots of change – new teachers, new classrooms and new friends.

    But – today is also very exciting because although it is the end of your time at St. Edmunds it is the start of a new adventure!

    After the holidays you will all be going to wonderful Secondary Schools where you will meet new friends and have great opportunities.

    We are very proud of all of you. We have watched you grow over the years in height and intelligence, until we see the wonderful young people you have become today.

    Always remember your time at St. Edmund’s.

    Remember our Motto – To Love, Care, Share.

    If you can remember to live by this Motto in all that you do, you will have a great, happy life ahead of you.

    Love your friends and your families, and you will feel loved in return.

    Care for others around you and out in the wider world, and you will be cared for by others

    And Share your wonderful talents that God has given you – put them to good use.

    Come back to visit us to inspire other children when you are doctors, solicitors and teachers.

    All the staff at St. Edmund’s wish you lots of happiness and great success in your new schools and your futures.

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    More pictures of the Year 6 Leavers' Assembly can be found in 'Our School Gallery' 

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  • St Edmund's Summer Garden Project

    Published 20/07/21

    Over the past few months the children across St Edmund's have worked tirelessly with Mrs Jenkins and Mrs Kenny to plant flowers, trees and vegetables around our school, as part of the boroughs edible garden project / Enfield in Bloom. They have done a fantastic job making our school even more beautiful and have learnt loads about plants and how to grow food in the process. 

    Have a look at our amazing work!

     

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  • #HowWillYouSayThankYou Poetry Competition!

    Published 07/07/21

    At St Edmund's we are always excited to hear of the success of past students.  We recently heard that Emmanuela, who is now in Year 7 at St Michael's Catholic Grammar School, had won Michael Morpurgo's #HowWillYouSayThankYou Poetry Competition. 

    Emmanuela has won £100 of book vouchers for her amazing and heartfelt poem which you can listen to below!

    'Keep up your amazing work Emmanuela' - From all the proud adults and children of St Edmund's!

     

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  • Marcus Rashford Book Club

    Published 01/07/21

    We were delighted to have received a donation of books from Marcus Rashford and his collaboration with Magic Breakfast. This book is the first book in the Marcus Rashford Book Club. It is called ‘A Dinosaur Ate My Sister’ written by Pooja Puri with illustrations by Allen Fatimaharan.

    Marcus Rashford says:

    “Welcome to my Book Club. I’m so excited that you are able to join us. I want you to take this book home tonight and write your name in the front because this book belongs to you and only you. It’s obviously fine to share with friends and siblings but only if YOU want to. 

    Tell your friends that this book is a gift from me to you because that’s exactly what it is.Escape in to the story and find the joy in your reading. If you’re struggling don’t be afraid to ask for help. We all need help along the way, me included. There is no rush to get to the end, enjoy every word at your own pace.

    I’m so excited to hear what you think.” – Marcus Rashford MBE

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  • New York, Milan, Paris....Edmonton!

    Published 24/06/21

    This term, Year 6 children have been studying fashion through the ages as part of the Design and Technology curriculum.  Children started by researching fashion design from the Victorian era through to the present day and particularly focused on fashion made from recycled materials. 

    As part of the project, children had to design and make outfits from newspaper.  They then presented their outfits to the rest of Key Stage 2 at a socially distanced fashion show, where a chosen model walked the catwalk and another child presented their idea.  The children worked extremely well to create exciting and imaginative designs and really enjoyed showing off their hard work. 

    Well done to all the children and staff for putting on a great show!

    More photographs can be found in 'Our School Gallery'.

     

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  • Year 5 - My Money Week

    Published 18/06/21

    This week across the school has been My Money Week. This is a national activity week for primary schools that provides a fantastic opportunity for young people to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence in money matters to thrive in society. It's the highest-profile and most recognised personal finance education initiative in England.

    Across the school, each year group have been working on fantastic projects, which include buying from class shops to visiting new lemonade stands.

    Year 5 have been working all week to plan, budget and organise a tea party for the year group and a lucky few VIPs. On Friday morning, the children spent time making sandwiches, fruit kebabs, sharing treats and decorating the hall in preparation for the party. From the pictures below, you can see a great time was had by all lucky enough to be invited. 

    Children from across the school have worked hard all week, and we are sure there will be some budding entrepreneurs in the future!

    Well done, everyone!

     

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  • Fun At Lunchtime!

    Published 11/06/21

    For the last couple of months, the children at St Edmund's have been very fortunate to have not one but two sports coaches during their lunch hour. The coaches from Foundation Sports, who are an award-winning coaching company, deliver an active lunchtime program. This aims to keep children engaged with organised games and educate children on how to play nicely, resulting in an even more positive lunchtime experience. 

    'I like the sports coaches because they make up games which are fun to play.' (M - Class 5.2)

    'Sports coaches help make the games we play fun and fair. They teach us to play correctly.'(D - Class 6.1)

    I like the sports coaches because they are funny and help us all to play nicely' (P - Class 3.2) 

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  • Heroes Stamp Design Competition

    Published 28/05/21

    Children in Year 4 were this week delighted to be taking part in the Royal Mail's Heroes Stamp Design Competition, honouring the heroes of the coronavirus pandemic. 

    During Art lessons, children worked on designing and colouring a stamp for the national competition. The best eight from across the UK will become a unique design set to be sold in shops and post offices. 

    Please look below at each class's winning designs and the stamps that will be sent as St Edmund's representation.

    Thank you Mrs Pope and Year 4, for your hard work this week!

     

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  • Enfield Edible Garden Project

    Published 25/05/21

    Over the last few weeks, the children at St Edmund's have developed green fingers! Across the school, all children in all year groups have taken part in an Enfield Borough project to grow fruit and vegetables. As well as growing strawberries, cucumber, planting a new apple and plum tree, we will soon have our very own greenhouse to ensure this newfound love of gardening is here to stay!

    This project will conclude in some special lessons in a couple of weeks when children will enjoy and taste the fruits of their labour.

    A special thanks to Mrs Jenkins, who is leading the project across the school. ‚Äč

     

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  • World Day For Cultural Diversity

    Published 21/05/21

    Today we were proud to be joining cities from across the world in celebrating World Day of Cultural Diversity. 

    All week children have been learning about a chosen country or continent. This finished today with a showcase of work and activities in the playground and online. Our whole school community also got into the spirit by wearing traditional dress or colours.  Please have a look in 'Our School Gallery' to see all the pictures from today and look on your child's Google Classroom account for the Padlet activity, which will show the uploaded work from those working at home this week.

    Thank you everyone, for getting into the spirit!

     

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  • Lunchtime's Golden Table

    Published 13/05/21

    We are incredibly fortunate at St Edmund's to provide and promote our children with healthy and wholesome lunches. As part of our lunchtime routine, we can also encourage and promote good manners and behaviour whilst at the table. To recognise and celebrate just this, our midday assistants have set up a Golden Table Award where lovely manners and behaviours are rewarded with a 'Golden Ticket'.

    Each Friday, the lucky winners get to sit at a special table where they will be served by the adults and enjoy their lunch on the golden plates and drink from the golden cups. This reward applies to all, whether hot or packed lunches and as you can see from the picture, Year 4 have certainly enjoyed their time today!

         
     

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  • Year 6's Virtual Workshop!

    Published 07/05/21
    Year 6 took part today in a very special virtual assembly. They were joined by Leo Powell, an incredibly engaging speaker who spoke to the children about the dangers of county lines, gangs, exploitation, grooming and more.  Children thoroughl
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