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Year 5 Imagine a Story - posted 14th Jul

Year 5 attended the event 'Imagine a story' at Southbank centre. Six schools were asked to write a chapter of a story called 'Mayhem at the museum', which was then published with all the authors/children's names!

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Festival of Voices 2022 - posted 13th Jul

It was great to be back at the Hackney Empire for our amazing concert. Year 5 pupils have worked hard all year preparing for this fabulous event. The theme this year was musicals through the ages. The children learnt a range of songs from different styles and eras.

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First Holy Communion - posted 11th Jul

Pupils from St Helen's School and St Margaret's Parish received the sacrament of the Eucharist for the first time over the last 2 weekends. We keep all of these children in our prayers as they continue to grow in their faith and feel God's Love and presence with them. ​

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Arts Weeks 2022 - posted 5th Jul

For our Arts Weeks this year we looked at different emotions. We also looked at emotions from around the world that are not able to be directly translated into English. We used a range of arts to express these emotions including dance. We learnt the about a variety of traditions and cultures. Over the 3 weeks, we used our arts skills to create amazing pieces of work for our exhibition and dances for our carnival.

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Jubilee Celebrations - posted 27th Jun

To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, we spent the week looking at the history of our Monarch and learning about each decade she has been on the throne for. We ended our week with a special Mass of Thanksgiving, afternoon tea and games whilst dressed as Kings & Queens or in our party clothes!

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Swimming at St Helen's - posted 27th Jun

One of the biggest highlights if the summer term was having a pool in school. We had the pool on site for 5 weeks and this meant that everyone had swimming lessons. All pupils were able to build their confidence and water competency levels and the Year 5 pupils had daily swimming lessons.

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Jamie Knight Freestyle Footballer - posted 13th Jun

On June 9th, St Helen's welcomed Jamie Knight the Freestyle Footballer to the school! Jamie is one of the top 10 freestyle footballers in the world and has performed across the world including at Euro 2020 and Ireland's Got Talent. Jamie showcased his incredible skills in assembly before running workshops with KS2 classes where he taught the children some of his favourite tricks. Staff and children were all amazed by his skills and thoroughly enjoyed the day. We would like to say thank you to Jamie for this great experience.

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Music Show - posted 27th May

With much excitement, the children attended our annual music show on 25th May 2022. They showcased their musical skills and talents with amazing performances to our wonderful audience full of our St Helen's families. The children enjoyed performing as they have been working hard to learn how to play a musical instrument with the guidance of the specialist music teachers.

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