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A.I.M High Writing Day - posted 20th May

Some of the year 3 and 4 children took part in an AIM High Writing Day with the poet, Neal Zetter. They wrote about all sorts of crazy poems about colours, food and the world around us. Neal was very impressed with the children and their creativity. Our future poets everyone!

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Music Events - posted 20th May

This month has been a very busy one for the Music Department. Our school choir performed at the St John Bosco camp fundraiser where they helped to raise over £5,000 for the camp that will happen in the summer.

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Chess Champ - posted 20th May

We are delighted to share the fantastic news about one of our pupils in year 5 - Maxwell. He represented Essex in the EPSCA (English Primary Schools Chess Association) National Finals held in Northampton on May 11 2024. The U11 Essex Juniors delivered a tremendous effort, achieving 4th place in the EPSCA Association National Finals, missing out on a prize by just half a point. This is the highest result for an Essex U11 team since 2003, showcasing an excellent performance despite the narrow miss.

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National PE & Sports Week 2024 - posted 20th May

As part of our PE focus week, Miss Cascayan planned warm up mornings for us. Every morning throughout the week, we gathered on the playground and did a warm up session and same dancing too. Movement and exercise is very important for our physical health, but it is also very important for our mental health too. We all felt so much better, and were able to work harder after the warm up sessions! Watch some of our videos here

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Art Competition - posted 16th Apr

This year St Helen's will be taking part in the RA young artists' summer competition. Students from the age of 4 could create an artwork with no specific theme. The students could choose any media and use any artistic styles and skills. A variety of works have been submitted and we are proud of the outcomes produced, as they showcase a variety of skills, techniques and colours.

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YES! (Youth Ensemble Scheme) - posted 28th Mar

At the beginning of March, our String, Flute and Recorder ensembles had the pleasure of a recital from an innovative contemporary string quartet Modulus Quartet and composer Nicholas de Carlo present The Gagarin Quartets, charting the story of the first human space flight by Yuri Gagarin in 1961.

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