Posts by Linette Blackmore

St Benedict’s Science Fair

St Benedict’s scientists present their Science Fair Young scientists at St Benedict’s in Ealing got to work in British Science Week, conducting around 40 different experiments at the annual Science Fair. The school’s science labs buzzed with scientific discovery as all pupils in Year 8 presented their fascinating projects to over 150 younger children from…

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St Joseph’s Primary Mass

On Wednesday 23 January, St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School enjoyed a very special Mass in which Bishop John Sherrington officially reopened the school following the devastating fire of September 2015. During the Mass, Bishop John also blessed the new altar and the new stained glass window that had been commissioned through the generous fundraising…

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Championing Women Composers at St Benedict’s

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AT ST BENEDICT’S How many women composers can you name? Exactly….St Benedict’s School, Ealing is marking International Women’s Day with a recital of music entirely by women. Some of St Benedict’s singers have given a recital of music by women composers, inspired by their singing teacher, award-winning international soprano Gabriella Di Laccio. Gabriella…

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Kenton School Pupils Lead Park Clean Up

St Gregory’s Catholic Science College in Kenton In support of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean, Eco Warriors from St Gregory’s Catholic Science College in Kenton invited other local schools, businesses and residents to join them in a community litter pick in Woodcock Park on 22nd March, the launch day of Keep Britain Tidy’s…

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Mary Robinson Visits Convent of Jesus and Mary

Mary Robinson first woman President of Ireland talks to Brent school girls The first woman President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson attended a Brent school this week to talk to pupils about the fight against climate change and its impact on our human rights – 26 March 2019.…

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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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