St Vincent's Catholic Primary School

“How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!”
Psalm 133.1

Author: E Scelsi

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2021 The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on the 10th October every year. This year’s theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health was ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World‘.  To coincide with World Mental Health Day, Young Minds were promoting #HelloYellow on 8th October

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Read all about it!

LKS2 have been looking at newspapers and its features as they are going to be writing a newspaper report about James and the Giant Peach as part of project based

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BICS Workshops

Barnet Integrated Clinical Services (BICS) is a child, young people and families’ mild to moderate mental health service across Barnet. Part of their service is that they offer a series of free workshops

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Kooth – Family Support Webinar

Kooth is designed to support the wellbeing and resilience of young people and is available for 11-18 year olds in Barnet. Kooth provides a safe, secure means of accessing help

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Support for Parents

We want to direct you to some resources you may find useful to support your children’s mental health and wellbeing during this time. You may have noticed some challenging behaviours,

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Free Online Workshops

Below are the flyers for this month’s workshops. Please download and fill in the registration form. Return the registration form to: Please get in touch with Miss Scelsi via

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Free Online Parent Workshops

Please download and fill in the registration form. Return the registration form to:

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Curriculum Intent

At St Vincent’s it is our INTENT is to enable ALL children to thrive through the opportunities we provide them with, in order to:

Curriculum Context

St Vincent’s is a 1.5 form entry school with 285 children ranging from 4 -11. Children come predominantly from the parishes of Sacred Heart in Mill Hill and St Anthony’s in Edgware.

Children come from a diverse range of socio-economic backgrounds, speak 17 different languages and hail from 26 different ethnic groups. The curriculum we present, and promote, to the children is an endeavour to reflect these differences by providing opportunities to explore the different countries, languages and customs our children are part of through the projects they investigate. We have looked closely at the context of our school, the backgrounds of the children and how life is for a child growing up in North London today. We have used the underlying principles of our Catholic Faith and the example of our namesake St Vincent to create a set of values which lie at the heart of our curriculum.

We are aware of the changing nature of society and the pressures faced by young children as they enter the next stage of their education. The rise in Mental Health related issues has been widely documented across the media. Therefore, issues such as internet safety and the enormous impact across society of social media are at the forefront of our minds when planning our curriculum. With the current worldwide concerns relating to Covid 19, racial justice, equality and diversity, as well as gender and economic background, we feel it is our duty to prepare the children through a concerted focus on building independence, resilience and communication skills linked to our Vincentian Values.