As we love, we flourish,
As we flourish, we aspire,
As we aspire, we achieve,
Together, we are a family

St Mary’s has served the local community since 1863. Today we provide for children from Nursery to Year 6 (2-11). The school is voluntary aided Church of England school and works closely with the governing body within a Christian framework to provide a high standard of teaching and learning in a nurturing and inclusive environment. Please telephone the school or call at the school office to find out details of our open days or arrange a time to speak to the Headteacher.

SCHOOL NEWS


Parents with children at our Church Lane site should be aware that the school will be closed on 6th May for polling. Rectory Gardens site will remain open as usual.

Easter Activities

Food Bank

COVID-19 INFORMATION

  • A high temperature (37.8 degrees or above)
  • A new, continuous cough
  • Loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
  • Do not send them to school
  • Your child/household should start isolating for 10 days from the start of symptoms
  • Arrange a test through NHS Test and Trace service www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test
  • Contact the school and keep in touch on 0208 340 4898
  • You should request a test for only those who are displaying symptoms
  • The household stops isolating
  • The child stops isolating and can return to school once well
  • Child/household continue isolation for 10 days from start of symptoms
  • Child can return to school once isolation ends, is well and only if no other member of the household has become symptomatic during isolation
  • Public Health England would advise the school on next steps
  • Public Health England would determine who we would need to send home which could be up to an including whole classes.

Barnardo’s has set up a helpline to assist children, young people and families from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities affected by Covid-19.

REMOTE LEARNING

The Royal Academy is holding a young artists’ summer show and children around the country can submit up to 3 pieces of art online. Their art submissions will be judged by a panel of artists and arts professionals with selected artworks being displayed online and on-site at the Royal Academy of Arts. Just click on the following link, register an account, search for St Mary’s using the post code N8 7QN (the school is already registered) and then attach your chosen pieces of art!
Good luck.
https://youngartists.royalacademy.org.uk/get-involved

French Fun at Home

Light bulb languages
See the year group YouTube Channels for videos and activities for French

Music Activities – 2021

Keep yourself busy with these brilliant music activities suggested by Ms Peacock

Drumming

Do you have a saucepan?  Then you will LOVE this fantastic drumming workshop.  It’s super fun! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6LhAVY8Rrg

Singing

A good sing song can be found here – youtube.com/singup

Making music with spoons!

Learn how to play the spoons!  Ctrl + click here pick up a couple of spoons!

Some amazing things to watch and do here

BBC ten pieces

National Youth Choir of Scotland daily activities

Out of the Ark

These are the people that write and distribute lots of the songs that we sing at St. Mary’s and they are making some of their resources free for your children to access and sing along to – have a look!

Out of the Ark

See the year group YouTube Channels for videos and activities for PE

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Black History Haringey 365

Check out the Haringey website dedicated to Black History in Haringey which is host to a huge range of information, history, quizzes, and many events for the family over half term and beyond.

READING CHALLENGE

Come and join the Reading List challenge at St Mary’s!

  • Each year group has a list of 15 books
  • Every child has a record card to keep track of their reading
  • There are bronze, silver and gold level books on your record card
  • If you read any books on your year group list, collect a sticker from your teacher and stick it onto your record card
  • Tell your teacher when you have read every book in a bronze, silver or gold section
  • Collect a badge for completing bronze, silver or gold level!
  • Try to read all the books in your year group list by the end of the year (July 2021)
  • If you do this and have collected your bronze, silver and gold badges, you will be awarded with a special enamel pin and a certificate at the end of the year!
  • We have worked very hard to make sure that every list has a wide range of books included.
  • There are story books, poetry books, funny and sad books, adventure and mystery books too.
  • Some are books that have won awards, some are very new and others are old favourites
  • We have two copies of every book on the list in school and plan to purchase more when possible.
  • However, you might like to buy the books yourself or borrow them from your library
  • If you buy the books and, once they have been read, would like to donate them to the school, we have made some special stickers to go into the front of that book.
  • Any questions, do please get in contact with Ms Jenkins.
  • Happy Reading!
  • Once you have completed the bronze, silver and gold year group reading challenge, you are able to complete the platinum challenge!
  • Read 15 books of your choice (a range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry would be good), list the titles and authors of the books on your record card.
  • After each book, write a short review and your teacher will then give you a sticker and put your review in the class book corner!
  • When you complete the challenge, you will receive a certificate and a pin and your name will go on our ‘platinum hall of fame’ display in the school!

Happy reading, reading superstars!

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