Posts by Linette Blackmore

Metropolitan Police Inspire Students at Our Lady’s, Hackney

Metropolitan Police Leaders Inspire Students at Our Lady’s, Hackney On International Women’s Day, Friday 8th March, Our Lady’s High School, Hackney welcomed members of the Metropolitan Police Service in the centenary year of women first joining the Met as police officers. The school welcomed female officers in various capacities. Along with Detective Chief Superintendent Sue…

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Former Irish President visits Convent of Jesus and Mary

Former Irish President visits Convent of Jesus and Mary The first woman President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson visited the Convent of Jesus and Mary in March to talk to pupils about the fight against climate change and its impact on human rights. Mary, who was in London…

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Adoremus Mass – 18th June 2019

Adoremus Mass for schools will be celebrated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols on Tuesday, 18th June 10.30am at Westminster Cathedral. All are welcome. Time: 10:30am – 11:30am Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

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St Augustine’s Farm Shortlisted for Award

St Augustine’s Priory Farm has been shortlisted for two awards in the Schools Farm Network awards. It has been nominated for has been shortlisted for Student Farmer of the Year and School Farm Environmental Impact Award. Many are surprised to find the 13-acre Priory Farm just off the busy and complex Hanger Lane, Ealing. Launching…

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Lord Patten Meets St Benedict’s Scholars

Lord Patten of Barnes, alumnus and Patron of St Benedict’s School in Ealing, presented the Patten Scholarships on November 12th. Lord Patten attends the Sixth Form Scholars’ Evening each year. Chancellor of Oxford University and a Crossbench member of the House of Lords, Chris Patten was the last British Governor of Hong Kong and a…

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Celebration of Service Mass 2018

On 5th July the Education Service recognised the outstanding service of over 40 individuals who have served Catholic education in our Diocese. Teaching staff, support staff, governors and Headteachers were represented from across our 209 schools. The evening included a special Mass at Westminster Cathedral followed by a reception on the roof terrace of the…

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Cardinal Vaughan student explores the work of AoS chaplains

Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) hosted work experience student, Ciaran Bourke, from Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, London, at its head office in Eccleston Square for two weeks in July. Ciaran helped in various jobs including working on spreadsheets detailing the ships and seafarers, and a stock-take of items sold on the AoS online shop. The…

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St. Dominic’s celebrate end of the school year

St. Dominic’s Sixth Form College marked the last weeks of the 2017-18 academic year by celebrating the faith of their community and raising money for charity. Firstly, the Harrow-on-the-Hill college came together in Westminster Cathedral on Friday 6th July to celebrate Mass, and with the end of the year approaching they shared a moment of…

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