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Remembrance Day Service

We are honoured to be the only school in Croydon to be invited every year to attend the commemoration service that was held at Croydon’s War Memorial in Katherine Street on Monday, 11th November 2019.  Twenty pupils from Year 6 attended the service and laid their crosses at the monument. After the ceremony, pupils were invited…
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Gold School Games Mark

We are delighted to announce that the school has again achieved the Gold Schools Games Mark in recognition of all the different sporting activities and achievements children and staff enjoyed throughout the 2018/19 academic year. Well done to all the children at Elmwood for participating so enthusiastically in their PE/Games lessons and after school clubs. We also…
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Cinema Trip!

All children in Gold and Silver Behaviour Reward Groups were treated to a trip to the cinema during the week beginning Monday 11th November. Over five hundred seats were filled by pupils, staff and parents. The films: ‘Missing Link’ and ‘A Dog’s Way Home’ at the Vue Cinemas at Purley Way and Croydon Grants Building, were enjoyed by all.

Year 6 : HMS Belfast Trip

On November 11th and 12th, Year 6 classes visited HMS Belfast as part of their ongoing topic, ‘Events of the Twentieth Century’.  The children and adults travelled by train from West Croydon station to London Bridge and walked along the River Thames to where the ship is docked. Children were given the chance to explore…
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STARS Award Gold: Sustainable Travel: Active, Responsible, Safe

We very pleased to have been awarded STARS Gold Level STARS 2018-19. STARS is TfL’s accreditation scheme for London schools and nurseries. STARS inspires young Londoners to travel to school sustainably, actively, responsibly and safely by championing walking, scooting and cycling. STARS supports pupils’ wellbeing, helps to reduce congestion at the school gates and improve road safety and…
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Hampton Court

Each Year 5 class has visited Hampton Court Palace – the home of Henry VIII. Pupils took part in a workshop called ‘Tudor Fun and Games’- an exploration into the world of Tudor sport and pastimes. They also discovered what it was like to be a child in the Tudor Age. For their second session,…
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Rights Respecting School Award: GOLD

Elmwood Junior School has successfully met the standard for the third and final stage of Unicef UK Rights Respecting Schools Award. We are one of only five schools in Croydon to have achieved this award. This means that we have fully embedded the rights of children throughout our school policies, practice and ethos. Well done…
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Music Mark

Croydon Music and Arts have recognised the value Elmwood Junior School place on music and have invited us to become a Music Mark School Member.  We have been thanked for all the hard work school staff do to ensure that pupils are able to access and engage with a high-quality music education. ‘Your dedication to…
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Harvest 2019

Our Harvest Assembly took place on Thursday 17th October in the school hall. Reverand Catherine Tucker presented ‘A Harvest of Food and The Environment in Creation’ with the help of some volunteers. The presenters for the morning were Shaheer and Kera while poems and prayers were read by Alicia, Meliyah, Hafsa, Devansh, Uzayr, Danial, Eeqan…
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Autumn Produce

Welcome back! As the new term gets under way it is time to harvest the vegetables that have grown over the Summer in our garden area. All of the produce will be added to our ‘Salad Bar’ at dinner time. Make sure you stay up to date with all the latest Elmwood news throughout the…
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Silver Primary History Quality Mark

We are very pleased to have successfully renewed the Primary History Quality Mark Award Silver Level. The PGQM is seen as a key strategy for raising the quality of History in primary schools and recognises the excellent history provision in the school. The assessor stated, ‘There was evidence that history was being used as an…
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Painshill Park: Year 6

Year 6 recently enjoyed an action packed visit to Painshill Park in Surrey. Despite the unfortunate weather everyone enjoyed the opportunity to ‘Fix the Waterwheel’ and follow the ‘Georienteering Trail’.

iRock Band

A new term and another new activity for Elmwood pupils. Children participating in the new iRock band sessions recently had their first rehearsal. As you can see, signing up for iRock (a paid service) means you can get your hands on an instrument of your choice and learn to play alongside your classmates! If you…
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