Jack Petchey ‘Speak Out’ Wandsworth final

Congratulations to Judah Ankrah and Harriet Ashton, both in Year 10, who took part in the Wandsworth final of the Jack Petchey ‘Speak Out’ challenge on Monday 18th March. They both worked really hard to get to this stage of the competition and represented the school brilliantly at the event. They didn’t win the title Read more ›

Everest and Beyond – author visits Saint Cecilia’s

Matt Dickinson, author, has recently visited us to deliver three different talks to pupils in Years 7 -11, entitled Human and Physical Geography, Everest and Beyond and Both Sides of the Story. The author spoke about his travels, adventures, life experiences and how they have influenced his writing. The visit ended with a creative writing Read more ›

Spring Music

Our annual Spring Concert took place on 14th March and, once again, it was an extraordinary showcase of our pupils and students’ musical talents. The Sports Hall was packed with guests – the evening programme included a range of solo and instrumental performances, pieces from our jazz band and sixth form band Alike. The concert Read more ›

Whole School Read: The Everest by Matt Dickinson

During the week commencing 4th March, we started lessons in a rather special way – teachers read The Everest by Matt Dickinson to years 7 to 10 pupils. Each classroom had a copy of the book and teachers read a particular section of it to pupils for 5 minutes, every day.  One pupil in Year 8 Read more ›

Pancake race!

Shrove Tuesday (this year on 5th March) sparks the beginning of the 40 days leading into Lent. Year 7 pupils, Sixth Formers and staff had a great time celebrating the day with a pancake race in the playground…

National Championships title for Freddie

Many congratulations to Freddie Arkell in Year 9 who has recently won the 200m U15 title at the National Indoor Championships in Sheffield, with an incredibly fast time of 23.10 secs. At the same competition, he also won a bronze medal in the 60 meters sprint category. To add to his achievements, at the U15 Read more ›

Wandsworth FAB Book Awards

This year is the tenth edition of Wandsworth secondary schools’ own book award, FAB, and the award ceremony will take place at Burntwood School on March 26th.  Two sixth form students have been running the Saint Cecilia’s reading group, which has the tricky task of choosing a favourite from a shortlist of seven books. The Read more ›

Baking competition

Our latest fundraising House competition was a great success. Pupils baked cakes at home, brought them to school on Friday 8th February and a judging panel selected five finalists. There were some amazing cakes on show – congratulations to the overall winner Sophia Berg Merino who won the first prize with her delicious ‘Smarties’ cake. Read more ›

Career talk for Year 10 pupils and Sixth Formers

On 8th February, Mr Kelvin Liew, Art Director for the Engine House, an award winning animation and visual effects company, visited the school to give a presentation to Year 10 pupils and Sixth Formers. Kevin has extensive experience within the creative industry and has been involved in a number of projects in UK and abroad, including Read more ›

Athletics success for Abebrese brothers

It was a family celebration at the South England Indoor Athletics Championships on 13th January. Following their fantastic performance at the competition, Alexander won a gold medal in shot put with a throw of 9.84 – a championship record and personal best, and Ignatius won a bronze medal, with a personal best long jump of Read more ›