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Year 2 visited the South London Gallery this October. They saw an installation by Katharina Grosse called ‘This Drove My Mother Up The Wall’. This art work was painted at the South London Gallery with spray paint. Year 2 then watched a video of North Korean performance art which involved up to 20,000 people making different […]

Our year six pupils were very excited to visit the Horniman Museum, open since Victorian times, when Frederick John Horniman first opened his house and extraordinary collection of objects to visitors. Since then, the Museums collection has grown tenfold and includes internationally important collections of anthropology and musical instruments, as well as an acclaimed aquarium and […]

Our school councillors, past and present, visit the Houses of Parliament. As a result of the School Council’s work with Peckham Citizens, the children were invited by our constituency MP, The Right Honourable Harriet Harman to visit the Houses of Parliament. Our councillors had a fascinating tour and even got to meet a Lord who […]

The children studied the book ‘Maps’ by Aleksandra and Daniel  Mizielinska. This was the inspiration behind our Flag Parade for all children from the Nursery to Year 6. We took some pictures, which can be seen in the gallery below. Please click on the thumbnails for a larger view. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Children in Year 5 take part in this year’s Royal Yachting Association  ‘Start Sailing’ course at Docklands Sailing and Watersport’s Centre. In week two the children learn to rig the mast and sails and then sail their Optimists around a simple course. The fine day was also quite a gusty one. Just what a sailor […]

All children who received their 1st Holy Communion came to school ready to celebrate the great occasion. After a special assembly in school, the children walked to church in their finery. Once there they spent some time in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament and were led in thoughtful prayer by Fr Jack. Afterwards they […]

Below is a video showing our Year 5 & 6 classes taking part in a fantastic show at the Royal Festival Hall, it was this years Southwark ‘Splash’ event and was called ‘Shakespearia’. To watch the video, please click on the play button.

Year 6 children were fortunate to get a special pre opening visit to the Landrover BAR centre in Portsmouth. This is where the British Americas Cup  team are based and cutting edge technology is used to trial and develop the amazing flying boats, or foiling catamarans, that will be used for the oldest sporting competition […]

The May procession was an amazing success at St James the Great Primary School. The children had an amazing time and the band played beautifully. We took a few pictures which can be seen on the homepage and in the small gallery below. For a larger view, please click on the thumbnails below. [Show slideshow]

St James the Great Catholic Primary School is proud to announce the launch of its brand new website. Our new website is jam packed with a plethora of both exciting and important content relating to our school.Our new website also houses all of the current technological advances now becoming more and more of a requirement […]