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Year 5 & 6 children from St James the Great working with artists ‘Isabel+Helen’ in July 2021, creating a modern take on the Maypole Dance. This work showcases the excellent dance opportunities that all children receive as part of the school’s dance curriculum created by Natasha Khamjami our dance teacher .
The Prophet Jeremiah, Mary, The Innkeeper, Moses, angels, Angel Gabriel, St Jerome (who looked suspiciously like a Jedi), Caesar, Sarah, Satan, Salome, The Three Wise Men (or women, that’s a clue), Roman soldier, Jeroboam, a contemporary Catholic, Egyptian Queen, Shepherd and sheep, Adam and Eve or David and Goliath?
This will be next Friday and will follow the same pattern as the last two years. The afternoon will see a ‘fair’ when the older children will run stalls and activities for the younger children. Then at 3:30 we will have tables to sit at, some simple food and drink to purchase and some entertainment […]
Thank you to everyone who kept our Year 6 children in their prayers last weekend. The children returned on Sunday evening after a packed weekend of dinghy and keel boat sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, raft building and crab catching, to mention a few activities! It was an extremely busy few days and once again we […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]