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St Martin’s hosts three successful football festivals

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St Martin’s hosted their annual ISFA football festivals during September. St Martin’s staff were joined by coaches from the Football Association to deliver coaching sessions to over 150 children over the three events. Over the three days we were pleased to welcome Reddiford, York House, St Anthony’s, Arnold House, Aldenham and Westbrook Hay to St Martin’s. […]

Nine year old Sonish hits his way to be ranked Under 11 Number One!

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After winning silver in the Under 12 Badminton England competition held at Milton Keynes in July, 9 year old Sonish became England Number 1 at Under 11 following his gold medal performances at singles and doubles in the August competitions. In the National Tournaments Sonish won a bronze medal in the Under 11 singles and […]

Computers for Africa

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As St Martin’s converts its second ICT suite to use iPads, the school was able to donate the old PCs to ‘Computers 4 Africa’. The PCs will be wiped before they are dispatched. Computers 4 Africa is a registered charity operating as a social enterprise.  Their mission is to help lift Africa out of the poverty trap […]

Kai is 2nd in National Young Writers Competition

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Kai Waldron in Year 7 won the Regional Finals for the Young Writers competition and was the National runner-up out of 14,000 entries. He wrote a 500 word mash up story which combined two different genres. The competition was judged by best selling children’s author, Lauren Child, whom Kai greatly admired. Kai, who comes from […]

Ethan and Dylan are Wicked Writers

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Dylan Patel and Ethan Williams were short-listed for the Wicked Young Writers awards ceremony at the Apollo Theatre. This is Dylan’s account of the day. The luminous green lights blinded my eyes as I entered the grand Apollo theatre, cushioned black seats were aligned perfectly in curving rows. Feeling excited, I took my seat with the other finalists and eagerly waited for the prestigious award ceremony to begin.   Gaby Roslin, the […]

Next generation finds out about waste management

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On Thursday 9th June the Eco Committee had a fantastic day visiting the Lakeside Educational Centre near Heathrow. The boys were also able to visit the adjacent plant, which uses advanced technology to process non-recyclable waste and produces enough electricity to power around 50,000 homes. Raffi, aged 11 said, “We put on safety goggles, a luminous […]

Roaring to success in the Kindergarten Toddle

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On the Friday before half term, St Martin’s Kindergarten boys ‘Toddled for Dr. Barnardo’s’.  39 boys dressed as animals, which included lions, tigers, giraffes, crocodiles and sharks. The staff also entered into the spirit of the day by dressing as their favourite animal. Before the toddle, the boys sang two animal songs to entertain their parents. The youngest boys in […]

Food for Thought

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Food for Thought On Wednesday 4th May, Sheryl Shurville and Penny Pugh from Chorleywood Bookshop came to the assembly at St Martin’s School in Northwood to announce the results of the creative writing competition. Pupils were invited to write on the topic of Food, with 541 taking part in the Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Buckinghamshire areas. St […]

Sean-Patrick is Scottish National Champion

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Following his success in last year’s IAPS swimming gala when he broke the 25m butterfly record, Sean-Patrick McGowan has become Scottish National Champion in the 100m butterfly. He was competing in the Scottish National Age Group Championships over the Easter holidays where he won one gold, five silvers and two bronze medals. It has been an excellent year […]

Pulling together for this year’s charity, The Leprosy Mission

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Every year we choose a charity to support and this year it is The Leprosy Mission.  To find out more about this disease which is associated with poverty, following this link: http://www.leprosymission.org.uk/   On Monday 21 March, our Charity Day, the boys had a mufti day and took part in a tug-of-war with Churchill winning the […]

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