On Monday the 18th of March Year 5 had a workshop about
Rivers and Canals. This linked to our geography unit this
term and also prepared us for our waterside workshop which
will be held at the Olympic park in the next few weeks.
Students from St Bon's very kindly came in to launch our
British Science Week. They delivered two very informative
presentations about the Solar System as well as the Human
digestive system. All pupils were very engaged throughout
the assembly. Pupils are now very excited to continue their
learning outside of school and investigate other 'journeys'
(British Science Week Theme 2019) in Science.
In celebration of Shakespeare, years 2 to 6 have
participated in Shakespeare workshops with professional
actors. In the workshops, pupils have acted out their
allocated Shakespeare plays. The workshops helped pupils to
memorise the stories of various Shakespeare plays. It also
helped them to create settings for their own Shakespearean
Today we wore our pyjamas to school for World Book Day. We
enjoyed listening to our teachers reading us their favourite
stories. Year 4 children had the extra special opportunity
to visit the Canning Town Library in order to celebrate
World Book Day. In order to celebrate, they participated in
games and quizzes which were all about books. We love
reading at St Helen's!
The choir sang some hymns for the Sisters in St Margaret’s
Convent this morning to start the season of Lent. The
Sisters were delighted to share in this special celebration
and the children are happy to give their time for others as
an act of kindness in Lent.
On 1st March 2019, Tyanne in 2B was presented with a
certificate and a prize by a representative from the West
ham football association. She had won the West Ham Writing
Stars poetry competition. Children from all over the country
participated in the competition. At the presentation,
children were shown a video clip of West ham footballer
reading out her poem. She received some books and various
West ham goodies. Her family will also be given tickets to
see West ham United play.