• Year 1 Phonics Screening

    Next week, Year 1 children (and some Year 2) across the country will complete phonics screening assessment to see how well they have learned sounds and letters and what we need to do next to help them. The children will complete the assessment with Miss Cowen in a relaxed and informal way. This is nothing […]

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  • Hats please!

    Many children are forgetting to wear hats to and from school. Next week, a ‘hat check’ will take place and letters sent home to parents whose children have forgotten to bring their hat to school.

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  • Rescheduled: Infants’ Sports day 22nd June

    The school made the decision to postpone infant sports day this week due to a wet weather forecast. The new date is Thursday 22nd June. From 2pm, the infant pupils will enjoy their races at St Luke’s pitches. Please meet us in the pitch nearest the Church. Parents wait on the left hand side, and […]

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  • First Holy Communion

    Please pray for the children who will be receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion for the first time tomorrow. This is a very special day for the children and their families on their spiritual journey and we wish them well. The children have had a rehearsal this week so that they are aware of where […]

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  • Forthcoming dates

    10 June: First Holy Communion 12 June: First Communion Assembly (Y3 Parents) 15 June: Junior sports @ Battersea 1pm-4pm 16 June: Year 1 cake sale 22 June: Infant sports @ St Luke’s 2pm 30 June: Reception Class assembly 12/13 July: Parents’ eve 17 July: Year 6 play 6.30pm 18 July: leavers’ Mass Year 5 and […]

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  • Year 2 parents- help needed please!

    Please could we ask for more parents to offer their help in preparing the First Communion breakfast on 10th June and help serve teas and coffees on the day. It is tradition for Year 2 parents to help in order to give them an idea of how arrangements work, so that they will be well […]

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  • Important Notice to all families

      It is nearing the time when you may be thinking about booking a summer holiday. Please may we take this opportunity to remind you that term ends on Wednesday 19th July. Even though term finishes on a Wednesday, families should not book holidays before this date, perhaps thinking that it will be acceptable for […]

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  • Vaughan Centre for Young Musicians

    Cardinal Vaughan School offers primary school boys aged 7-11 the chance to study music at the school each Monday in term time from 4.30-6.30pm at a cost of £280 per term. This is a wonderful opportunity for boys to study general musicianship, learn a musical instrument and explore keyboard and choral work. Application forms are […]

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  • School journey

    There will be a meeting for parents and children in Year 6 who are going on School Journey on Monday 22nd May at 3:45pm. This will be an opportunity for you to find out a little bit more about the week and what the children will be required to bring with them. The school can now […]

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  • Head lice

    We have received reports of head lice in both the infant and junior classes. This persistent problem can only be successfully eradicated if all families cooperate, so, please check all family members this weekend and treat if necessary. Using a nit comb through hair with conditioner has proved to be the most effective method. Repeat […]

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  • Picking up your child

    Please remember that school finishes at 3.30pm and children should be picked up from the hall in good time so that the hall can be vacated for clubs. If you are late to collect your child you should enter the school through the side playground, and ensure you sign the late collection book.

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  • Are you leaving at year’s end?

    If your child will be leaving Oratory at the end of the academic year, please let the school know in writing as soon as possible, so that the place can be offered to a child on our waiting list.

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