Sports Day

On Thursday 23rd May our annual Sports Day took place in Wimbledon Park’s athletics track. The event was, as always, a tremendous success and the fine weather made the occasion even more special. Records tumbled on the field and track events (more details to follow) and there was an atmosphere of friendly rivalry with pupils Read more ›

Design a Picture Book competition

Book designers from Little, Brown Book Group have been to school to share their insight into the publishing industry and to coach children wanting to enter this year’s Design a Picture Book competition. Offered by reading charity ReadingZone, this competition attracts thousands of entries nationally, and is judged each year by a different author/illustrator appointed Read more ›

Borough Athletics success!

Our pupils have really excelled at the recent Wandsworth Junior Inter Athletics Championships. Saint Cecilia’s boys team achieved a total of 186 points at the tournament, the top score in the borough. The girls also did extremely well at the event and there were a number of highlights. Destiny Reynolds, who achieved a gold medal and Read more ›

SW London Schools Rugby Cup winners

Congratulations to the Year 9 rugby team – they won, for the third year in a row, the South West London Schools Rugby Cup, after beating Southborough School in the competition finals. The boys were fantastic and showed a real commitment to the sport – a brilliant and well deserved win.

5K Charity run for YoungMinds

On 30th April, over 250 pupils and sixth formers, together with staff, went to Wimbledon Park for our annual 5K walk/run. YoungMinds was our chosen charity this year and the event was a great success – the whole school has managed to raise £1,000 so far for the charity. Well done to Jack Hobden in Year 7, who ran the Read more ›

Charlie and Dermot visit our school

On Friday 26th April we had two very special visitors in school – therapy donkeys Charlie and Dermot. The pupils and sixth formers were all smiles with the surprise and had a lot of fun feeding, cuddling and stroking the donkeys. As the Resurrection event was unfortunately cancelled, we invited St Michael’s Reception classes to Read more ›

Sophia: the young Leonora in the opera La Forza del Destino

Sophia in Year 10 has recently performed as the young Leonora in La Forza del  Destino, one of Giuseppe  Verdi’s most ambitious scores, at the Royal Opera House. Directed by Christof Loy and conducted by Antonio Pappano, the opera tells the story of Don Alvaro, a young nobleman from South America who falls in love Read more ›

Congratulations to the recently selected Wimbledon BBGs

Many congratulations to the following pupils who have successfully been selected for the Wimbledon BBGs (ball boys and girls) training programme: Victoria Lambert, Harry Sanderson, Joseph Horrobin, Oliver French, Lydia Martin, Badger Ewins and Hector Price. The prospective BBGs will attend 2 – 2.5 hours of rigorous weekly training sessions in order to prepare for the prestigious tournament in Read more ›

Mental Health Conference

This April, Year 9 Well being Champions attended a mental health conference delivered by stem4, a mental health charity based in Merton, headed and founded by Dr Nihara Krause. Dr Krause has years of experience as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and she uses her knowledge, tips and guidance to educate and raise awareness of how we talk about Read more ›

Sixth Form trip to Washington DC and New York

Students in Year 12 and 13 spent seven days in Washington and New York this April. The group visited a number of historical sites such as the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial and Capitol Building. The students also travelled to New York and explored the iconic ‘Big Apple’. The trip was a fantastic Read more ›