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  • Library competition “Why I Love Reading?”

    Published 14/06/21

    All students at St Mary Magdalene had a chance to take part in the library competition where they had the opportunity to win a book of their choice. We are excited to announce that we have delivered to almost 100 students a new book. 

    It was a thrilling week where all pupils could share their joy and love for reading and had a chance to hear about all the benefits of reading from each other.

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  • Stephen Lawrence day

    Published 22/04/21

    In recognition of Stephen Lawrence day, all students at St Mary Magdalene took part in a PSHE lesson to remember Stephen's life and murder; as well as how we can combat institutional racism in the UK.

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  • FREE MEALS FOR KIDS DURING THE HALF TERM

    Published 11/02/21

    Free meals for kids during school holidays

    The Royal Borough of Greenwich is ensuring that regular meals are provided for children and young people within the borough during the school holidays.

    Meals are served at multiple locations across the borough, meaning that nutritious meals are readily available and families continue to receive support outside of school term time.

    Date 

    Venue 

    Time 

     February 15   

    Woolwich Library  

    Plumstead Centre 

    Thamesmere Leisure Centre 

    Greenwich Centre 

    Eltham Centre 

    Sutcliffe Park  

    12pm - 1pm   

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12.30pm - 1.30pm 

    February 16 

    Woolwich Library  

    Plumstead Centre 

    Thamesmere Leisure Centre 

    Greenwich Centre 

    Eltham Centre 

    Sutcliffe Park 

     

    12pm - 1pm   

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12.30pm - 1.30pm 

     

    February 17   

    Woolwich Library  

    Plumstead Centre 

    Thamesmere Leisure Centre 

    Greenwich Centre 

    Eltham Centre 

    Sutcliffe Park 

      

    12pm - 1pm   

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12.30pm - 1.30pm 

     

    February 18 

    Woolwich Library  

    Plumstead Centre 

    Thamesmere Leisure Centre 

    Greenwich Centre 

    Eltham Centre 

    Sutcliffe Park 

     

    12pm - 1pm   

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12.30pm - 1.30pm 

     

    February 19 

    Woolwich Library  

    Plumstead Centre 

    Thamesmere Leisure Centre 

    Greenwich Centre 

    Eltham Centre 

    Sutcliffe Park 

     

    12pm - 1pm   

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm - 1pm 

    12pm -1pm 

    12.30pm -1.30pm 

     

    Holiday Meals is commissioned by Royal Greenwich and delivered by Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency (GCDA), supported by partners GS PlusCharlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT)  and Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL).

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  • Latest Parents Newsletter

    Published 01/02/21

    Latest Parents Newsletter

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  • School visit- Mr Francesco Guerrera

    Published 26/11/20

    Year 11s were invited to listen to a talk by Mr Francesco Guerrera, a renowned finance and business journalist and Head of EMEA at Dow Jones Media Group. Francesco was able to give our students insight into not only his career but also the world of media and journalism, giving specific advice for our students including:

    • Failing to prepare is preparing to fail
    • Always be authentically yourself
    • Be kind and helpful to others as you progress in your career
    • There are no silly questions in journalism
    • Often the simplest questions get the most detailed and interesting responses
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  • Black History Month competition

    Published 20/11/20

    Students were invited to create a piece of work in any discipline that celebrates the life and work of a notable black individual past or present. They produce very great work. Well done to those who took part!

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  • BHM Library Poem Competition

    Published 18/11/20
    To celebrate the Black History Month SMM Library has run across the whole school Poetry Competition inspired by Black History.

    Students had an opportunity to research, dig deep and look closer into history through attending a number of Poetry Workshops. These amazing poems will be featured as part of our student library collection of poems where all members of school community will have a chance to read them. Among many wonderful works from pupils, we are pleased to announce that the following poems;

    I am the black child By Deborah Lawal

    I am special,

    Ridicule cannot sway me.

    I am strong,

    Obstacles cannot stop me.

    I hold my head high proudly proclaiming my uniqueness,

    I hold my pace, continuing forward through diversity.

    I am proud of my culture and my heritage,

    I am confident that I can achieve my every goal

    I am confident I can become what I want to be,

    I am the black child I am 

    child of God!

    But We Are Still Black By Pazel Akoto

    When they humiliate me in public

    I am who I am.

    When they say I can’t do it

    I strive.

    When people say I am dumb

    I work.

    When they tell me to give up

    I stay.

    They jail me for no reason

    They sell me and buy me to work as slaves

    They beat me and kill me because I’m tired

     

    They knelt on my neck

    They killed me in front of my Nephew

    They shot me unarmed…

    BUT WE ARE STILL

    BLACK

    My Black is Beautiful By Jinelle Nyako

    My Black Is Beautiful

    From the colour of my skin to the texture of my hair.

    To the stride of my gait

    To the glow of my skin.

    My Black Is Beautiful 

    It cannot be denied 

    It will not be contained it will only be defined by me.

    When I look in the mirror my soul cries out 

    My Black Is Beautiful

    Black Lives Matter 

    How many more hearts do we need to shatter?

    Before we turn the page and start a new chapter

    Slavery was abolished they printed that in the news,

    But the headlines we read show that is far from the truth 

    Because people are still captive to the colour of their skin 

    Of which none of us can choose. 

     

    All are outstanding and therefore were selected as the winners of the 2020 BHM competition. 

    Well done.

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  • Year 7 Virtual tour

    Published 19/10/20

    Year 7 Virtual Tour for prospective students and their parents at St Mary Magdalene School Secondary phase

     

     

     

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  • Greenwich Literature Quiz trip

    Published 30/01/20

    As part of our Enrichment programme in the Library, students attended the 2020 Greenwich Literature Quiz at Thomas Tallis School to represent SMM among other schools.

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  • Speaker for Schools Visit

    Published 19/01/20

    On the 16th January Year 10 students were lucky enough to have a visit from former MP for Lewisham, Bridget Prentice.

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  • SMM AUTHOR VISIT

    Published 03/12/19

    Author David Lough

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  • YOUTH TRAVEL AMBASSADORS

    Published 26/06/19

    YOUTH TRAVEL AMBASSADORS - ROAD SAFETY VIDEO

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