St James News

22Dec 2017

We are so very proud of our children and the wonderful Nativity performance that they played for us all recently. We have some amazing actors among us and some truly angelic voices. We do hope that you were able to join us and that you loved the performance as much as we all did. We […]

15Dec 2017

Here are some picture of our amazing choir singing on Peckham Square. The crowd gathering were extremely impressed with our fantastic children as they sang their hearts out. The Square was filled with the familiar sound of Christmas that we all know and love in this festive season. We took some pictures of our choir, […]

30Nov 2017

This week St James the Great had an amazing visit from ‘Eagle Heights’. Eagle Heights is now home to one of the UK’s largest Bird of Prey Centres, currently they have a collection of approximately 100 raptors. This includes over 50 species, many of which are now breeding at the centre or can be seen […]

20Oct 2017

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 […]

29Sep 2017

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 […]

21Sep 2017

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 […]

15Sep 2017

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″]

16Jun 2017

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 […]

16Jun 2017

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 […]

20Jul 2016

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.

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