All Newham deanery primary schools joined together on the
13th of March for this years Mini Vinnies Festival. The
children from each school were able to present on what being
a Mini Vinnie means to them as well as sharing with each
other the activities that they have completed over the last
Year 5 read with their year 1 friends encouraging the love
Year 1 were smiling as their year 5's read them stories and
completed activities the year 5 children had designed in
There was so much laughter in the room as children
discovered Hermilin the mouse.
Year 5 worked with St Angela's pupils studying PE. The
pupils from St Angela's led sports sessions, football,
basketball and dance. Each session allowed for the year 5
pupils to develop skills in each session learning from
secondary school peers.
On Friday 23rd February, year 6 participated in an Action
Jackson workshop where they learned how to be positive and
how to believe in themselves. The aim of the workshop was
to boost their confidence and to inspire them to achieve
The Beast of the East caused national panic. However, in
year 5 we did not fear the snow, we explored it!
We had great fun experimenting with what we can do with
snow, how it melts and freezes into ice.
Year 2 participated in a Shakespeare workshop - The Tempest.
Children were introduced to the text through drama,
developing understanding of character, plot and setting of
the story. They were able to collaborate with each other
enhancing their group interaction and performance skills.