Author Archives: Neil Lewin

School closure

Dear all Our love and prayers are with everyone in our extended school community and beyond in this difficult time. We are keeping in touch and providing plenty of home school learning. We are also updating the website with various learning activities, wellbeing resources, worship ideas and much, much more. Please do keep checking in […]

Building our children’s mental health

It was so good to have a room full of parents for the latest in our series of parent workshops on helping our children in their mental health and in building resilience. The presentation and a useful handout of websites and further reading suggestions can be downloaded from the Parent Workshops page of the website

Happy New Year!

… and welcome back to school for the new term! Please do check out the curriculum newsletters and the learning at a glance pages for information and ideas for helping your child with their learning this term.

Singing the Messiah at The Royal Albert Hall

Congratulations to our choirs who performed at The Royal Albert Hall on Saturday in the national Youth Scratch Messiah. It was an amazing experience and opportunity and our 36 singers were brilliant! Led by Dr Mather and Mrs Carney, the children sang the soprano line in the performance as part of a massed youth choir […]

Chris Evans loves Charlotte’s song and our singing!

Congratulations to Charlotte in Year 5 for great lyric writing and a great idea – to enter Virgin Radio’s 12 Schools for Christmas competition. In a competition with schools from right around Britain, Charlotte’s song was selected by Chris Evans and his family to be in the final 12! Amazing! Unfortunately we didn’t get to […]

George Solti Youth strings orchestra inspire!

We were delighted to welcome back to St Thomas’ the George Solti Youth Strings Orchestra from Hungary for a wonderful concert on Friday afternoon. Joined by the Deputy Mayor, Key stage 2 enjoyed a fabulous afternoon of music and fun with three guest conductors drawn from the school! The youngsters in the orchestra inspired us […]

Welcome back to School!

2019-20 has started! St Thomas’ is now an academy and no longer a Surrey maintained school. We are members of the Xavier Catholic Education Trust and you can find out more by following the link to the Xavier website. Our year has started with a lovely fresh new look in EYFS and KS1 with new […]

Maths week and Around the World week…

Two great weeks of learning. Everyone enjoyed all the activities of maths week and over 100 prizes were won in Mr Lewin’s Code breaking challenge. Winners of the Family Maths Quiz will be revealed at the Summer Fayre.   Around the world week has been great fun too, a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our richly […]

Lent has begun!

Dear Lord, Let us shine our light for you this Lent. We all have special talents which you have given to us. Guide us as we follow your teachings and use our talents to help others. Let us shine our light for you this Lent. Amen.   Follow this Link to our Lent 2019 page

Fun in the snow

A snowy Friday but lots of fun! Follow this link to lots of photos… Don’t forget the Snowman competition – build one, take a photo and send it in to Mr Lewin – hurry, the snow’s disappearing fast!