Nursery Weekly Update

We have had a very busy few weeks of settling in at Nursery. They have all come in amazingly and are very busy making friends and have enjoyed exploring all of the different areas of the classroom and playground. You may remember from your home visits that we talked about recording your child’s progress electronically […]

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6S Prayer Service

Thank you to Miss Sonenfeld and Class 6S for leading the first Prayer service of this academic year This week 6S’ prayer service focussed on the importance of Pope Francis’ letter called Laudato Si’ where he asked the whole world to take care of our common home. The children read and sang beautifully and shared […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update

This week in year 5, the children have been: Finishing their biographies about Henry VIII. They are fantastic! Learning to add and subtract numbers with more than 4 digits and applying these skills to problem solving Writing letters to God to thank Him for the gifts and talents that he has given Next week, the […]

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Year 6 Weekly Update

Science: The children this week have been making their own periscopes using a cereal box and mirrors. The children investigated how light travels, reflects and enters our eyes. They really enjoyed the task and will be using this knowledge when they learn about how light refracts in our next Science lesson. English: The children reflected […]

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Year 4 Weekly Updates

This week in our spelling lessons, we are focussing on adding the suffixes ‘ed’, ‘ing’ ‘es’ and ‘s’ and seeing what happens to the root verb when we add these. Please help your child to learn the spellings attached for our spelling test next Monday. The children need to be able to use these words […]

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Year 4 Weekly Updates

We are eagerly anticipating the trip to Tolmers this week. It looks set to be a really incredible experience. For spellings this week we are looking at the sound /aw/ spelled with either augh or au. caught naughty taught daughter autumn clause cause astronaut applaud author Please practise using appropriate strategies and discuss the meaning […]

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2F Mass

Thank you to Father James for celebrating class mass with Class 2F this week. This is the very first class mass of the school year. The theme of their mass was closely linked to their Religious Education learning- ‘The Chosen People’. The children read so clearly and confidently and they sang beautifully. It was wonderful […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

On Friday, Year 2 travelled to Shoeburyness and immediately demonstrated their brilliant learning by pointing out all the different human and physical features that they could see. The behaviour of the children was outstanding and they were a real credit to St Catherine’s. The teachers were all very proud! Thank you to all involved for […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update

In Year 3 we have been looking at the ‘Please Mrs. Butler’ poem and learning what features make a good poem. The children have then created their own poem in the style of this one. In Maths we have been looking at the place value of 3 digit numbers and working out how to add/subtract […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update

We have had a wonderful start to the new academic year! The children seem to be thoroughly enjoying their new topic entitled ‘Off with her head!’. We thought we would send a little overview of what we have been learning so far. In English, we are writing biographies about Henry VIII, focussing on using varied […]

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