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Science Competition – Summer 2019

Observation and recordings are key scientific skills and to promote this we set up a School Science Photo/Video competition. Children were shown videos using different camera effects which can help scientific observation. Over the summer we had 14 amazing entries with a wide variety of topics and camera effects. We celebrated the entries in a…

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Rugby Festival

Rugby Festival The annual primary schools’ Rugby Festival at Trinity took place on Wednesday 2 October. Thomas Becket children had a great afternoon and showed real ability in all their matches.

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Catholic Schools Table Tennis Tournament

Table Tennis Tournament The first ever Catholic Schools Table Tennis Tournament was held at St Thomas Becket on Thursday 3 October. In all 8 teams competed and were a credit to their schools. The standard of play was extremely high and Thomas Becket persevered to take the boys’ tournament, the girls’ tournament and the overall school…

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Let Your Feet Compete Dance Competition

Last week  a group of Year 6 dancers attended the “Let Your Feet Compete” competition which was open to all  Croydon Schools. Sophie Cook our resident dance teacher choreographed an amazing routine named “Gaming Through the Years.” The dance was about celebrating the evolution of gaming. It included different styles of streetdance as well as…

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Rock Bottom- Year 6 Leaver’s Production

Rock Bottom The Year 6 children served us up a feast of music, dance and outrageous puns on Thursday evening with their lavish and hilarious production of  Rock Bottom. It was a wonderful way to end their primary career and we wish them all much deserved success as they move on to their secondary schools.…

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Opera Holland Park

Orchestra had a wonderful workshop with ‘Opera Holland Park’ looking at how music reflects the acting on stage. There was a real buzz to the workshop and everyone came out beaming and excited to see the show. We then had a fantastic day trip to watch a childrens’ matinee performance of Verdi’s ‘Masquerade Ball’ –…

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Arts Week 2019

The four seasons were the inspiration for this year’s Arts Week at St Thomas Becket Catholic Primary School, culminating in an Arts and Music Exhibition for parents and friends of the school’s pupils. The children were introduced to a range of music genres and the works of Art Nouveau artists Alphonse Mucha, Louis Comfort Tiffany…

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