All posts by: Maree Oxnard

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Green class had a fabulous day doing adventurous activities at High Ashurst, followed by a campfire with Mrs Marshall, tea and a sleepover in school. Thanks to all the staff who helped out.  

Early in June, Rotarians Trevor Goodchild and Eddie McGrath  from Purley Rotary Club went with Red class to visit Chessington Zoo. As in previous years this was an outing paid for by the club and generally coincides with many such outings at 130 different attractions across the UK,  run nationally in conjunction with Rotary International in Great […]

Parents’ Evening is taking place on Tuesday 2nd July.  Please book the date in your diaries.  From 4-6pm we will be showcasing free computer activities you can do at home with your child and also demonstrating our eyegaze equipment. The kitchen will also be providing tasters from the school menu.  

Summer Fun Day  –  Saturday 15th June (12-3pm) Our Summer Fun Day will take place on Saturday 15th June.  We are aiming to make this Fun Day a very special event.  We have lots of different attractions including craft stalls, games, tombola, food and drink as well as visits from the fire brigade and police.  […]

‘On Thursday 25th April, Year 10 student Kevin visited Radio Lollipop at the Evelina Children’s  Hospital as part of his work experience programme. ‘DJ King Kevin’ broadcasted live, dedicated songs to the students and staff at St Giles and debuted his rap ‘Voice’ to the young people in hospital. A massive thank you to the volunteers at […]

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 […]