First day back and year 11 are already stuck into a waking talking mock for English!


Our year 12s spent Wednesday evening exploring their future options


Exciting scenes at our Knowledge Maestro competition today. Congratulations to the Enterprise and World Studies hubs for being victorious!


Our Sixth Form is proud to announce its first cohort of students, who will complete their Bronze Awards by the end of the Summer Term. Find out more at


From Rudolf Hess to Lady Jane Grey. Year 5 have been learning about famous prisoners in the . This lovely writing is by Debbie. Great drawing too. Loads more great learning for our primary phase students at


In Reception Class this week we have been focusing on our topic . Ilyas is writing a list of picnic food he needs to take to the moon. Vital! And Renee is writing 'rocket sentences' in speech bubbles. Loads more at


About to board the mini bus to make our way to the Cory Riverside Energy planet where London’s waste is processed!


Hi from has come in to help us learn about the 3Rs!


Year 10 enjoying a production by today - always a delight to welcome people in!


Ase delivering her speech this evening at the 'Speak Out' regional finals at St Catherine's! She smashed it! We are so proud of her.


Year 4 are learning about different denominations at in Thamesmead. We can’t wait to see their writing after this visit!


So proud of Arsens and Dzuljeta who represented our school at the British Schools Championships in Sheffield last weekend. Arsens is now British Schools Champion in his age and weight category. So proud of them both. Full story


Year 5 have had a fantastic time at the ⁦⁩ today! The perfect trip to enrich our learning in the topic ‘Crime and Punishment’ ⁦


🎵 Choir rehearsal under way! Note for parents: as you look at the stage we are sat on the top left!


Desperately trying to find out how many bananas you can fit in one shipping container (it’s 48,000)! 🍌🍌


The HGA choir are enjoying brunch in the sun before going in for their rehearsals for tonight’s performance


Walking through Greenwich Park on our way to the National Maritime Museum!


Mr Taylor is talking about healthy and unhealthy food in reception class today. We said that it’s ok to have some sweets or cakes sometimes but not all of the time!


Ms Biosah was given a very special gift by students at Club yesterday. This beautiful paper rose showed very impressive skills and great too.


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Posted on October 16th 2018

Character Day - Special Workshops, Activities and Visits

The first of our Character Days took place on Tuesday 9 October, with every year in the school taking part.

On Character Days, the normal timetable is suspend for one day so that students can take part in activities, experiences and excursions that complement the academic curriculum and foster the development of character and 'cultural capital'.

In our Early Years stage, for example, children explored where their families come from, while Year 6 took part in activities that explored what we mean by 'human rights'. Year 8 had a police safety day while Year 9 went to the Science Museum (pictured below). In the Sixth Form, for example, Year 12 looked at the topic of consent and healthy relationships.

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A complete list of topics covered in our first Character Day.


Where are my family from?

Year 1

Great Britain - international evening

Year 2

Africa - fight for freedom

Year 3

India - history, song and dance

Year 4

American history

Year 5

Global citizenship

Year 6

Human rights

Year 7

Model United Nations day

Year 8

Police safety day

Year 9

Trip to Science Museum

Year 10

Sex education

Year 11

BTEC Booster day with one-hour breakout session (movie of their choice )

Year 12

Consent and healthy relationships

Year 13

Preparation for adult life

There will be six Character Days across the academic year involving every year of the school (primary, secondary and sixth form).