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At St. Margaret’s we are proud of our achievements as a school, from the success of our children both inside and outside of the classroom, to the range of activities and events we take part in and celebrate throughout the school year from Nursery to Year 6.

ISA Eastern Region U11 Netball

February 1, 2018

Eleven girls from Year 5 & 6 travelled to the ISA Eastern Regional Junior Netball Competition at Alleyn Court School in Southend on Wednesday 31st January. The games were quick-fire and strongly contested but St. Margaret’s managed to win all five of their preliminary matches to set up a semi-final match against the host school, Alleyn Court, which they won to send them through to


Work for Homework

December 7, 2017

As part of our PSHEE syllabus we look at economic factors of modern life, teaching the children about money, the world of work and taxation in an age appropriate way. We decided to build upon this by asking all parents and children to undertake a Work for Homework initiative that would give the children the opportunity to discuss some of these key ideas in a real-world setting. 


Year 2 Trip to RAF Hendon

October 2, 2017

  On Wednesday, Year 2 went to RAF Hendon (Luca P). It was a very long journey to get to RAF Hendon and the bus was very bumpy (Pandora). I sat next to Tia and we looked at the cars – they were so small. I called them mini cars! (Esme) We went in the massive building in RAF Hendon. It was magnificent! (Evie) The


New Nursery – Now Open!

May 17, 2017

The new Nursery, which has been designed by Charles Tashima Architecture, London, will compliment the existing school buildings, the main part of which is a listed, 18th Century former Coach House and stable block. The new building will replace two smaller existing nursery rooms creating one large open plan classroom.  Careful planning and design means there will be a larger footprint and the purpose designed


Our Charity Day Tuesday 4th April, 2017 for Tusk

March 29, 2017

In the Autumn Term every child in the school was given a chance to vote for the charity that we will support this year – an important opportunity for the children to experience democracy in action! After a very strong representation from all our our house captains, each putting forward a case as to why their chosen charity should receive our support, it was an


U10A New Hall Netball Tournament – Friday 10th March

March 13, 2017

The New Hall Netball tournament is notorious for its high standards of Netball and today was no exception. St. Margaret’s were drawn in Pool A and faced our first opponent, New Hall ‘A’ team. As always the first game is always a little scrappy. Both teams were still warming up […]


St. Margaret’s Art Exhibition 2017

March 9, 2017

We know that the standard of art at St. Margaret’s is pretty special – now here is your chance to come along and take a good look at some of the brilliant work. 3rd – 5th April in the Library and the Gallery – at either end of the school […]


Safer Internet Day 2017

February 13, 2017

On Friday 10th February we celebrated Safer Internet Day with an afternoon of assemblies and activities throughout the whole school, aimed at promoting safe, responsible and respectful behaviour online. Our ICT prefects delivered a whole- school assembly on E Safety and then we split into our forms to get involved […]


Our Christmas gift in 2016

December 14, 2016

Instead of giving the children a small gift this year, we have decided to put that money into something different that we thought the children would approve of. We are working with Ethiopiahope, to sponsor two children, a four year old girl, Tigust, and a four year old boy, Yohanas, […]