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Online Safety Newsletter Sept 2018

Online Safety Newsletter October 2018

Online Safety Newsletter November 2018

Online Safety Newsletter December 2018

Online Safety PowerPoint for Parents 2018

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We were delighted to achieve the Leading Parent Partnership Award for the third time, following a rigorous final verification visit in September. The report which followed a while after was very complimentary about the school, these are some of the comments from the report:


'This is the third time St Mary's has won the Leading Parent Partnership Award, testament to the importance they attach to the value of strong and effective home school partnership.' 

'St Mary's provides a warm, welcoming and inspirational environment ......displays are of a gold standard...'

'The reception area is comfortable, professionally staffed and welcoming.'  

The assessor spoke to a group of parents on the day of final verification and reported them as saying 'everything they do (in school ) is hand in hand with parents.'

Well done everybody, a successful partnership which we will continue to strengthen and deepen. 

Click on the links below for all of the latest information about your child's transfer to secondary school in 2019:

Open Evenings Leaflet 2019 Children

Year 6 Secondary Transfer 2019 Letter To Parents

Computer courses for parents

Parents and caregivers were recently invited to take part in some training sessions to develop their computer skills.  The training offered individuals the opportunity to have some hands-on experience of writing documents, preparing presentations, using spreadsheets and learning how to use email and the internet more effectively.

The school enjoys a rich diversity represented by at least thirty languages. We take care to ensure that anyone who may need something translated (written or spoken) is catered for.

Our pupils, in learning to accept others with all their differences, develop an appreciation for what we can all offer to each other.


Summer Holiday Cycling

There are cycling courses running throughout August in Enfield  for all ages and levels of cycling ability. Take a look at the website and book a place - training courses are free. The only restriction is you must live, work or study in Enfield.

Have fun!


Feedback from our parents' survey

Thank you to all of you who took part in our parents' survey at the end of May and took the trouble to write comments as well. The response was overwhelmingly positive and we are delighted that you feel welcomed when you come in to school and receive satisfactory answers to your queries. 

This does not mean we are complacent however and as you know, we will always listen to your suggestions for improvements. 

This quote was  a typical response-

"It's always a pleasure coming to drop my daughter off to school in the morning. Ms Creed and the other members of staff are always warm and welcoming. They are always on hand if we have a problem. The ladies in the office are always kind and extremely courteous. We appreciate you all and thank you for looking after our daughter."


Parents' Computing Course


Parents' IT Workshops


Don't forget these sessions are starting this Monday (10th September) - if you can't remember what you signed up for, just come and check with us. If you didn't initially reply but now feel you would like to join a workshop, we should be able to add you in .


We have had a very good response to our letter about running an IT course in school for parents.  In order to make sure we have enough time to cover all aspects at the correct level, we will be starting the first course in September (we are planning three programmes). We will be sending letters out in the next week with details of time and dates. This should give you plenty of time to make any arrangements you might need to and to speak to us if you would like us to change anything. We are looking forward to running the course as it looks to be something you feel will be of real interest.


By the way don't forget to let us know if you have skills and experience which you feel would benefit us in school in any way. Speaking to one parent for example, she told me that she does not need the course herself a she is an IT specialist but she would love to come in and help. As you know we welcome you coming in to school -the children always enjoy it and teachers recognise the benefit of having a different perspective. Contact the office and they will give you details of how to go about completing any paper-work (DBS check is always necessary).  


KS2 National Results 2017

Information for Parents: national curriculum tests at the end of key stage 2

We are very fortunate to live just a stones throw away from the River Lee and the Lee Valley Park which follws much of the river. The park provides vast open spaces, nature reserves, Lee Valley Park Farms as well as facilities for a variety of sports including water sports.

The London 2012 Olympics led to a number of projects to improve the Lee Valley waterways for both people and nature.

Click on the links below for more information about the activities which are available and for more useful information;

Canal and River Trust Activity Guide



We danced to the theme of 'Let's Dance'. We went to Milfield Theatre to perform our dance. We were so proud of ourselves and really enjoyed dancing on stage!

"I liked doing everything, I got to dance infront of my parents" "I had fun dancing, it was great"


"I liked going into the huddle, and into the circle" "the best was my bowtie, it was so glittery and sparkly" "I think I did really good jumping"

"The best bit was when we were going to dance infront of all the people, but I really liked doing the colouring after!"


"When the lights went off, it was a bit scary" "Then then lights came on, I was nervous to do the dance, but I was so happy, I heard the music playing and everyone was clapping"

"I liked doing the turns" "I was scared but very excited" "I had a beautiful feather and gems on my headband"

"It was so good to do the dancing, I really liked the fact that we got to make up the moves ourselves and think about the way we had to put all the steps together" "We got to do our own styles and it felt so good to perform infront of everyone"


Click on the link below for information on the National Curriculum Tests in 2018;


Information for parents: Assessment results at the end of key stage 1


Useful Websites

Colin the Coastguard Posters


Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun (CBeebies)


Raising awareness of sexual abuse of children (NSPCC)

TV Advert
As you may be aware the NSPCC have been broadcasting a TV advert to raise awareness of how parents can help their younger children keep safe from child sexual abuse. If you’ve missed it, you can watch it here:

Parents' Pack for PANTS message 
The TV advert directs parents to the PANTS campaign, used in schools for many years. There is now a pack for parents to use, to encourage them to have a conversation that many might feel uncomfortable about having. Information is also available in Welsh and for children with a hearing impairment. The link to the parents’ PANTS pack is here:

Pantosaurus App for iOS and Android
The NSPCC have also teamed up with award-winning animators, Aardman to create a free app, for both android and iOS, featuring the Panatsorus characters. There are four mini games where players test their skills against Pantosaurus. The app is great fun to use, although I’m rubbish at mobile games and struggled with the basketball game! Get the app by going to the relevant App Store below:

Find on Google Play:

Find on the Apple App Store:

Click on the link below for some information to ensure your child is safe online;

Social Media Parent Guide

Please use these websites with your children. Children will be set homework on a weekly basis for Maths and Literacy. Your child has been given a username and password for their login already:



Please have a read of how you can help your children at home. These are short guides to help you at home. Please have a read of what you can do:

Helping Hand Guide for Speaking and Listening

Helping Hand Guide for Parents

Ready to Learn Every Day: Praise and Reward

Ready to Learn Every Day: Self Worth





A day in the life of Reception 2017

A day in the life of Nursery 2017

Development Matters PDF Document

Early Years Big Talk PowerPoint




Science Club Autumn 2018


Junior Choir will continue to rehearse regularly in the summer term. Choir will now take place on a Monday and Wednesday lunchtimes from 1pm until 1:25pm. The sessions are run by Mrs Jones.

Choir membership continues to be open to all junior children, Years 3-6. 

RECORDER: Lessons take place on Monday

VIOLIN: Lessons take place on Tuesday

GUITAR: Lessons take place on Tuesday

PIANO & KEYBOARD: Lessons take place on Wednesday


Homework Club 

The homework club meets with Mrs Gusciglio and Mrs Bertolino on Monday for Year 6 and then again on Wednesday for Year 5.  Miss Hazelwood and Mrs Vuksanaj on Tuesday for Year 4 and then again on Wednesday for Year 3. During this session children have the opportunity to complete their homework and ask any questions about their homework.

Lunchtime Club

Lunchtime club is run by Mrs Goddin, it is an opportunity for children to spend some time inside playing games and talking.  Infants and juniors meet on a Wednesday lunchtime. 

Multi Skills 

JJ is running a multi skills club for infants. Year 1 session is on a Monday from 3.30pm - 4.30pm and Year 2 is on a Wednesday 3.30pm - 4.30pm. The children will have a range of opportunities to develop skills from across different sports.


Football club is for years 3 and 4 and is run by the 'Non Stop Action' coach on a Thursday from 3.30pm - 4.30pm.  The children are given an opportunity to learn and practise new skills.


If you are interested in any of the clubs then speak to the teacher who runs the club and they will give you more information.