News and Events

Annual Science Day

On Friday 28th May we celebrated our Annual Science Day. This year’s theme was ‘Innovating for the Future,’ On the day, the children worked as junior scientists, carrying out science experiments and STEM challenges, evaluating the results, and drawing conclusions. In addition, our Year 5 and 6 students conducted research for a presentation on Covid …

Let’s Get Active

At St Francis’ we are committed to our physical health. We have a goal get more active so we can stay well physically and emotionally. Year 3 and 4 had Bikeability training to develop their cycling skills. They were even brave enough to try their skills out in the local area!    

Advent Appeal

As a part of the Advent appeal, the families at St Francis’ supported the NEWway Homeless project in Newham this year by collecting small items of toiletries, socks, gloves, hats, etc. to donate. We collected 15 boxes that were donated to this very worthy cause. At St Francis’ the children know that a small change …


A group of children from St Francis’ have joined with children from the other Catholic primaries schools to investigate programming and robotics. It is great to see their focus and great co-operation in mixed school groups and to have expertise from St Bon’s to guide and support them.

Stephen Mulhern Visit

The pupils in year 4 had the pleasure of meeting entertainer and magician Stephen Mulhern when visited his former primary school, St Francis’! Stephen treated pupils to a special performance to pass on his secrets of becoming a star of stage and screen. His visit was to celebrate the launch of Virgin Media’s Christmas Stars …

Black History

For Black History Month the children at St Francis’ celebrated by exploring books, inspirational people and movements across the world that changed how we live today. This year’s theme was “Commemorating the struggle while celebrating the triumph”. Our focus this year was as follows: Early Years and Year 1 will be studying Black History through …

KS1 Sports Day

We had our annual Sports Day for the KS1 children. It was a morning filled with activities and fun for the children, staff and parents. After a short briefing from the coach the future Olympians were ready for their competitions. As you can see they were focused and determined. Next stop,  The Olympics 2032!

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 …