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Harlow Schools Cross Country

21st April 2022

Just before the half term break, the sun shone for the Saint Nicholas cross country team who competed in the Harlow schools cross country competition, which had not been run for the last two years due to the pandemic, so it was great for pupils to be back out on the course. Saint Nicholas took…

Royal Observatory Trip

23rd March 2022

Last week, Year 5 pupils enjoyed their space-themed visit to the Royal Observatory and Planetarium as part of National Science Week. The children enjoyed a fascinating interactive ‘Space Watch’ session in which they learned about how to launch satellites into space, what makes a ‘Goldilocks Planet’, looked at photos of Mars taken by the Hubble…

School Rated as Excellent

10th March 2022

We are delighted to have been awarded the highest possible grading of ‘excellent’ across all areas, in the most recent school inspection, carried out by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in January 2022. The top grading was achieved for both the two key areas of pupil achievements (both academic and otherwise) and personal development. In…

Regional Cross Country Qualifiers

1st March 2022

On a beautiful day just before half term, Saint Nicholas took a large team of runners from Year 4 to Year 9 to compete in the ISA regional cross country qualifiers. The event was hosted at Finborough School and saw five of our fantastic pupils qualify for the national finals which are to be held…

Space Enrichment Day

1st March 2022

On Thursday, Year 5 pupils enjoyed a fun Space Enrichment Day to introduce their new science topic, Space. There were some fantastic costumes on show, ranging from astronauts to aliens, and throughout the day, pupils enjoyed activities including investigating the planets, finding out about how astronauts eat, drink and sleep on the International Space Station,…

Paradise Wildlife Park Trip

1st March 2022

Year 1 pupils enjoyed a fantastic trip to Paradise Wildlife Park last Tuesday, which began with an educational talk about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores. The children then explored The Land of Dinosaurs before visiting all the other park animals. Despite the drizzly weather, the children thoroughly enjoyed their day!

Chinese New Year

1st February 2022

Happy Lunar New Year! Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 pupils have thoroughly enjoyed learning about the Chinese New Year in their music lessons. They learnt that the celebrations include putting up decorations, eating a family reunion dinner, the giving of red envelopes and gifts, lighting firecrackers and fireworks, and watching lion and dragon dances….

Harlow Schools Indoor Athletics Event

25th January 2022

Pupils from Year 2 to 6 very much enjoyed competing in the Harlow schools indoor athletics event held last Friday. It was the first time the school had participated in this event and we hope to build on our success in years to come.

ISA National Swimming Finals

30th November 2021

The Saint Nicholas swimming team had an incredibly successful weekend at the ISA national swimming finals held at the London Aquatics Centre. The morning session saw Saint Nicholas achieve 5 medals – 2 golds, a silver and 2 bronze, while the afternoon session saw 2 silvers and 2 bronze for the School. This meant that…

Duxford Trip

23rd November 2021

Year 5 pupils enjoyed an eventful day at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford last Thursday. Dressed as evacuees, they saw a number of World War II planes and also experienced what it was like in an Anderson Shelter. Then, much to the children’s surprise, they saw Tom Cruise flying a plane and filming ‘Mission…

World Nursery Rhyme Week

23rd November 2021

Last week, the Little Saints took part in World Nursery Rhyme Week by focussing on a different nursery rhyme each day. They kicked off the week with ‘Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes’, and particularly enjoyed drawing around each other and labelling their body parts. On Tuesday, they made their own spiderwebs, using spaghetti for the…

Trip to Colchester Castle

16th November 2021

Last Wednesday, Year 2 pupils had an enjoyable day out at Colchester Castle. During their time there, the children learned about life in Norman times, including hearing about servant roles in the Castle and the food they would have eaten in the Middle Ages. They also took part in a smelling activity using herbs and…

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