All posts by: Maree Oxnard

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On Friday 29th March Secondary hosted a WOW event for family and friends. The morning started with a Special Assembly to celebrate the wonderful work the students have been doing throughout the term linked to the topic “The World of Work”. We watched a video of the Hawking and Christy class dances they created in […]

Early Years classes had a Goldilocks themed learning experience in their classrooms. There was a birthday party at the Three Bears House with games like musical statues and pass the parcel. There were breakfast zones where the children could make toast, mix porridge and play with tea sets.  Everyone enjoyed dressing up and socialising with friends. We […]

On Thursday 28th March, the whole of Primary went on a trip to ten pin bowling in Croydon. All of the children had a chance to bowl a ball using a ramp. Some children even got strikes! We really enjoyed watching the balls roll down the alley, listening to music and watching the lights. Some […]

Red motifs and outfits were welcomed in school on 15th March in aid of Comic Relief’s annual Red Nose Day. All the staff and  pupils had lots of fun enjoying various activities and we raised £123.62. Thank you for your donations.  

AFPA recently came in to school to present a cheque for £25,000 to the school and the Chair of Governors.  Lisa Negus and Joni Campbell attended a AFPA fundraising day last year in which £11,000 was raised. We were delighted to be contacted by an ex-pupil Peter McDonnell, a member of the AFPA Trust, who organised various events, and […]

On Wednesday 27th February the St Giles Boccia team, comprising of Abdul, Sana, Esther and Daniel, played in the London Youth Games Boccia competition in Westway. After enduring a very long, competitive day in which they played brilliantly, our skilful Boccia players smashed it and won 7 of the 8 matches! They are now through to the […]

Comic relief 2019 is on Friday 15th March.  We will be fundraising for Charities helping various projects across the world. There will be lots of activities taking place in the classroom and children and staff can wear red clothes for a contribution of £1.00. Since the launch in 1988, Red Nose Day has become something of […]

The Governors are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Head Teacher at St Giles, following Mrs Marshall’s decision to retire at the end of August 2019. Following a rigorous selection process, Katharine Lewis has been appointed as permanent Head Teacher with effect from 1 September 2019. She is currently Deputy Head Teacher at […]

Our Boccia teams were very successful at the recent Lord Taverners Boccia competition.   All players did very well and represented the school with passion and pride. Our B team came 4th and our A team came 1st beating Cleve Park in a very tense final. Special recognition should be given to some of the members of […]

On Thursday 7th March, St Giles will be holding World Book Day.  Pupils and staff will be dressing up as their favourite book characters.  More information and helpful hints to follow soon but now is a good time to start planning your costumes. Each child will receive a book token.