Watoto Choir

On Wednesday, 27th February 2019, the world renowned Watoto Choir visited St Francis’ Catholic Primary School. We were treated to a fantastically inspirational concert and the children at St Francis’ were honored to be able to spend some time getting to know the Watoto Choir a little bit better. This was a day we will …

Feast Day

Feast of St Francis’ – October 2018 On Thursday, 4th October we celebrated the feast of our patron saint, Francis. Throughout the week, each class looked closely at the life and work of St Francis and focused specifically on significant places he had visited included Assisi and Gubbio. We attend a special school Mass on …

Big Fish Monday

On Monday 26th February, the Children in Year 6 visited the Billingsgate Seafood Training School to participate in their new initiative for primary students. This programme is called ‘Big Fish Monday’ and St Francis’ was the first primary school to pilot the event. The Seafood School, which is situated above the Billingsgate Fish Market, provided …

Armistice Day

On Friday, 10th November we joined our fellow Deanery Schools and other Newham Schools to take part in the 99th Armistice Day in Central Park, East Ham. Armistice Day marks the day World War One ended, at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918. A two-minute silence is held at 11am …