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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.

New Nursery – Open September 2017

May 17, 2017

The interior of our new nursery in Gosfield Essex

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, […]


Christmas Carols at Gosfield Hall

December 7, 2016

Gosfield Hall Wedding Venue host a wonderful Christmas Lunch for the elderly in Gosfield village each year. This year 72 of our children were invited to sing for them after their meal. The children arrived early, and were treated to a fantastic ‘Hogwarts’ style lunch all seated at a very […]


Our Charity for 2016-2017 is Tusk

November 30, 2016

Drum roll please….. After an overwhelming vote in their favour, our charity of the year this year is Tusk…. Congratulations to Rolfe, our Green House, and their Captains, Muiris and Miya, for putting together such a strong case. Congratulations to all of the other houses for their brilliant research and […]


Sofia’s super swim

November 28, 2016

Sofia A, a current Year 6 pupil, recently participated in an astonishing swimming challenge for her swimming club. Sofia swims for Halstead Swimming Club, and they were all recently challenged to participate in a twelve hour, overnight, swim to raise funds for the club, and also for the East Anglian […]


Let’s talk about the weather!

November 25, 2016

The weather In these dark and blustery days, the Reception classes have been learning about the weather. It’s something we take for granted that a child can identify what the day is like, is it hot or cold? But surprisingly this is a subject which can really get children thinking […]