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Multi-sports with Coach Robin »

Today, Coach Robin from the YMCA started teaching Multi-sports lessons to Year 2 and Year 4. The children took part in a variety of warm up exercises and then completed a circuit of different activities. As they were completing the circuit, the children were not only having fun and being active but…

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St George’s Day Assembly »

In assembly this morning the children in KS1 and Reception learned about the story of St George and The Dragon, to mark St George’s Day which is celebrated this weekend.

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Easter Bonnet Parade »

We take our hats off to all the children (and parents and carers!) who created such fabulous Easter bonnets. They were truly egg-cellent!
Well done to each and every one of you and congratulations to the milliners whose creations are now on display in the showroom window of Stephen Jones Millinery…

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Thank you, Mrs Leonard! »

As we bid a fond farewell to Mrs Leonard after nearly 33 years at St Clement Danes School, her week of surprises continues!

On Tuesday afternoon, she was guest of honour at a thanksgiving service at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden.  Special guests included members of her family, several former…

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Easter Service »

This morning the whole school walked to St Paul's Church in Covent Garden for our Easter Service, led by Father Simon.

Father Simon and children from Key Stage Two told us the story of Holy Week and Easter.

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A surprise for Mrs Leonard! »

'Oranges and Lemons' Flash Mob

After nearly 33 years of dedicated service to our school, Mrs Carol Leonard MBE will be retiring at the end of this week.

At the end of playtime yesterday morning, the whole school surprised Mrs Leonard with a rendition of the traditional nursery rhyme that she…

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Time TravellerĀ“s Party »

Year 3 had the most extraordinary guests today. Famous Londoners time travelled to our class and we were able to ask them questions about who they were and why were they relevant to our city and its History.

Samuel Pepys was the first to arrive and he seemed quite confused by how our school…

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Career Assembly »

This morning we were delighted to welcome a guest speaker in our assembly. Mr Guy Hilton told us all about his job as General Manager of the The Waldorf Hilton hotel. Mr Hilton’s hotel is just around the corner from our school, on Aldwych.  

Sydney, Year 3:  “It was really interesting. I couldn’t…

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Oranges and Lemons »

On Thursday 16th March we celebrated our annual Oranges and Lemons service at St Clement Danes Church. The sun shone and the church bells rang out as the whole school processed down the road from school to the church, dressed in their finery!  The theme for this year’s festival was ‘Love’ and the…

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Wintery Experiments »

At the end of Term 4, the Nursery and Reception children had a wonderful day working together in groups as budding young scientists. They were keen to use their thinking and observational skills to carry out experiments which celebrated our term’s topic of Winter Wonderland. The children took part…

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Billy the Kid »

Year 6 took part in a project led by Westminster Archives which was based around the Michael Morpurgo/Michael Foreman book Billy the Kid and learning about the local experience of WW2.


As part of the project, we met Michael Foreman (illustrator of Billy the Kid), Paul Canoville (Chelsea FC’s…

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KS2 Central and South American workshop »

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Prayers for our school at St Paul’s Cathedral »

A special prayer will be said for our school at St Paul's Cathedral this Saturday, 11th February.

All are warmly invited to attend.

St Paul's Cathedral, London EC4M 8AD

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The Delaunay experience - food tasting »

Last Thursday we had a really special treat, a science lesson not to forget. A pastry chef came from the Delaunay to talk to us about different kinds of food and tastes. He brought different ingredients for us to try and to our surprise the jelly did not taste according to its colour. We thought…

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Poetry Recital »

St Clement Danes' annual Poetry Recital took place at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden last Wednesday.

The audience was treated to eight wonderful performances as each class from Nursery to Year 6 recited a Wintery-themed poem off-by-heart!

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