Events and Activities

Pupil Survey 

School Events 2021-22


World Music Day

EYFS Performing Arts – “Razzle Dazzle”

Our EYFS performers, led by Miss Janette put together a fantastic show for parents and carers, showcasing all of their hard work from the year. It was an outstanding event. Our young performers did a fantastic job and the children should be so proud of themselves.

Memorial for Miss Amanda

Memorial for Miss Amanda. Scott Wilkie unveiled a bench set up in memory of our beloved Miss Amanda, who sadly passed away a year ago after a battle with Cancer. 

Year 6 students led the memorial with a lovely speech and poem.

Amanda speech Amanda poem (1)


Easter Bonnet Competition

World Book Day 2022

Dressing Up for World Book Day

Here are our fantastic WBD costume competition winners. Each of them have won a book to enjoy at home. We were particularly impressed by the homemade outfits.

As part of our World Book Day celebrations, we had two fantastic authors in to work with our children. Petr Horacek came to visit the children from Nursery to Year 3 and Peter Bunzl worked with the children from Year 4 – Year 6. The children thoroughly enjoyed their time with the authors and learnt some fantastic secrets to writing best selling books.


NSPCC Dress Up For Digits Day

Scott Wilkie children celebrated NSPCC Number Day on Friday 4th February.  They raised over £90 for NSPCC by ‘Dressing up for Digits’.  The children looked fantastic and really enjoyed showing off their home-made costumes which represented mathematical topics in a variety of ways!  Throughout the day, children experienced ‘Maths in Real Life’, played maths games and engaged in lots of hands-on mathematical activities.


Aspirations Week

Scott Wilkie had Aspirations Week. A week where the students are able to find out more about the many different professions the world has to offer and what they might like to be or do when they are older.


KS2 Panto – Red Riding Hood

All of KS2 went to the Theatre Royal in Stratford to watch a Pantomime production of Red Riding Hood!

Xmas Jumper Day and Xmas Lunch

Scott Wilkie really got into the festive spirit as they wore their Christmas Jumpers to raise money for charity and enjoyed a lovely Christmas dinner. 

Children In Need 2021

Scott Wilkie dressed up to raise money for Children In Need.

Scott Wilkie children visited the Ascension Church for a Christmas Assembly.

The Panto came to Scott Wilkie for KS1 and Reception!


Head Boy and Head Girl

As part of UK Parliament Week 2021, Scott Wilkie held the annual Head Boy and Head Girl election.  A huge well done to all the candidates who wrote excellent speeches and delivered them with confidence in the whole school assembly.  Congratulations to our new Head boy: Adam Sabra, Deputy Head Boy: Thomas Anim, Head Girl: Ola Akanbi and Deputy Head Girl: Leah Bashorun.

Macmillan Coffee Morning – September 

Scott Wilkie raised a fantastic £600 for Macmillan Cancer Research. Thank you everyone!

Harvest Festival – September

Thank you to all the friends and families of Scott Wilkie for your generous contributions for the Harvest Collection. Our friends at the Ascension Church are incredibly grateful for the collection which will help the local community.

School Events 2020-21

Science Week – 29th March 2021

Scott Wilkie’s annual Science Week has been a huge success once again. Have a look at all that’s been going on!

March 2021 – Bikeability Year 3 and 4

Well done to those children who completed a two day safety course and achieved their level 1 Bikeability safety certificates! 

Christmas at Scott Wilkie
The children of Scott Wilkie enjoyed a festive lunch and parties to celebrate all of their fantastic efforts this term. There was even a visit from the Grinch! Also, a thank you to all for the generous donations made on Christmas Jumper Day with the School raising £156 for Save The Children. Merry Xmas everyone. 

Anti-Bullying Week 2020 

Anti- Bullying week was a success at Scott Wilkie. We started the week of with ‘Odd sock day’ and followed the week with lots of fun activities and workshops.

Children In Need 2020

On Friday 13th November 2020, the children of Scott Wilkie dressed up in pyjamas to raise money for the cause. The total raised was £188. Well done everyone!

Black History Month October 2020

Freshwater Theatre Workshops
All of the children across Scott Wilkie took part in different workshops to learn more about Black History.

Black History Month Flip learning Projects
Scott Wilkie were set research projects for their homework to find out more about Black History Month and some inspirational important black figures throughout history. 

Black History Month Poetry
To coincide with National Poetry Month, Scott Wilkie children wrote poems related to Black History Month.

School Events 2019-20

Scott Wilkie Meet Enzo the dog

Here are the children with Scott Wilkie’s new star pupil – Enzo. They all love him, with his calm, caring manner and the wise old stare he gives them!

Science Week 2020

19.3.20 – KS1 Hands on Science Workshop

The KS1 children had a great time learning about floating and sinking.

18.3.20 – Circus Science Show

Doctor Ken from the Circus Science Show gave Scott Wilkie pupils an action packed one man show teaching them about forces. 

16.3.20 – Mother Nature Science Workshop

Scott Wilkie pupils practically explored what energy is with the help of the Professors from Mother Nature Science.  

World Book Day – Best Costume Competition Winners

Well done to these children for being extremely creative with their World Book Day costumes.

World Book Day – Timothy Knapman Workshop

The children from Nursery to Year 3 had the opportunity to work with the famous author,Timothy Knapman,  who led workshops which coincided with books the children have recently been enjoying during Love of Reading.

World Book Day – Knife and Packer Workshop

The children from Year 4 to Year 6 had the chance to work with Knife and Packer, a famous author and illustrator. They had the opportunity to illustrate their own characters to help them build a story

World Book Day – Dress Up

The children at Scott Wilkie dressed up as their favourite book character for World Book Day.

Kenya 2020

Ms Hussain and Mr Chinniah have arrived at their school in Kenya for the connecting classrooms global project that we Scott Wilkie are taking part in.

Christmas Assembly at Ascension Church

On Monday 16th December, the whole of Key-stage 2 went to Ascension church for the Christmas assembly.  Dave and Amy told us the story of the birth of Jesus and why Christians celebrate Christmas. We also sang Christmas carols. 


Anti-bullying posters from Anti-bullying week

Fireworks Competition

Fireworks Competition which was held showing the work of artist Rosenquist and his famous art piece of ‘Fireworks’. 


Marathon Kids

Congratulations to the children who completed their first Marathon Kids Challenge.

Primary Quality Science Mark Awards Evening – On 13 / 11 /19, Ms Singh and Miss Hodkinson attended the PQSM award’s evening in Central London to receive Scott Wilkie’s GILT award.

This Primary Science Quality Mark has been awarded to us by local experts to celebrate our commitment to excellence in Science teaching and learning. Jane Turner, PSQM National Director said “Gaining a Primary Science Quality Award is a significant achievement for a school. The profile and quality of Science teaching and learning in each awarded school is very high. Children are engaging with great science, both in and outside of the classroom, developing positive attitudes towards Science as well as secure scientific understanding and skills. Science subject leaders, their colleges, head teachers, children, parents and governors should be very proud.

We are very proud of our award and we would like to say a big thank you to Ms Singh for her continued hard work as our science leader. 

Head Boy and Head Girl

Congratulations to the children who were elected to be this year’s Head Boy and Head Girl!

Anti Bullying Week – Change starts with us! 

In Key Stage 2 at Scott Wilkie, all year groups have been using the VR Goggles to discuss and explore a range of different scenarios as part of our Anti Bullying Focus week.

The children will be updating our school’s anti-bullying policy and using philosophy sessions to explore bullying issues further and the positive changes we can make to keep our school a safe , friendly place, where everyone is valued.

Little Pop-up Book Hut

The children of Scott Wilkie had a surprise this week. The Little Pop-up Book Hut was delivered by volunteers from the London Book Project. Children were allowed to choose a book  from the hut to help encourage a love of reading.

Head Boy and Head Girl Elections

Here are our finalists for the Head Boy/Head Girl election. Well done and good luck!

Creative Writing Day

The children of Scott Wilkie used Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage environmental activist, as a muse to help them write their own speeches on whatever they were passionate about.

Whole School Speech Making Day

Scott Wilkie children watched Great Thunberg’s speech on climate change this morning and were inspired to write and perform their own speeches on a hot topic that they feel passionate about.

Each child in the school wrote a speech, and each class put forward a speech to be shared at a whole school assembly. The speeches were amazing! Some of the topics the chidlren felt passionate to write about were: racism, recycling, reducing plastic waste, making time to read for enjoyment, the positive benefits of gaming and many more! We have uploaded some of the speeches to share with you! 

NSPCC Speak Out, Stay Safe

The children ast Scott Wilkie had a vist from NSPCC Ambassadors today who delivered an assembly and class workshops on Speaking Out and Staying Stafe. 

School Events 2018-19

Cultural Week

At Scott wilkie we celebrated ‘Cultural Week’.  To start the week off, the children dressed up in their traditional clothes from their culture and brought in traditional food to share.  We took part in dancing workshops, learning dances from around the world.
We also took part in traditional Maypole Dancing!
We finished the week off we a Great British Picnic followed by an afternoon of traditional British games.



KS2 pupils took part in some exciting workshops where their mapping skills were put to the test, while KS1 pupils enjoyed workshops on oceans and seasons.

Science Week 

Spring Newsletter 2019

Amadajeh, Daniel and Destiny Scott Wilkie’s pupil Science leaders have created a Spring Term Newsletter to celebrate the exciting Science Scott Wilkie children have been investigating this term.





Debating Team

Scott Wilkie’s Debating Team won both their debates in the East London Debate League Round 2 and they are top of the league table!

Author Visits from Chloe Inkpen and Ali Sparkes

To top off a tremendous World Book Day, the children of Scott Wilkie were visited by two famous authors, Chloe Inkpen and Ali Sparkes. The children in KS1 took part in workshops with Chloe Inkpen and she also read her stories to them. The children in KS2 not only had an interactive and amusing assembly with Ali Sparkes, where she told them all about the journey she took to become a famous author, but they also took part in workshops where they learnt all about becoming authors. The children in KS1 and KS2 also had the opportunity to get signed copies of the authors’ books.

Extreme Reading Challenge

The children of Scott Wilkie were set a challenge to take a picture while reading in the most extreme place possible. Here are some of our entries and well done to our winners who won a set of books to help them continue their love of reading.

World Book Day

Thursday 7th March was World Book Day. The children at Scott Wilkie had the opportunity to come dressed in as their favourite book character.

Debate team win the first round of their Debate Mate competition.

Whole school creative writing

Scott Wilkie pupils enjoyed an amazing morning of creative writing, where they wrote their own 500 words story.

The best 3 entries from each class will be selected from the BBC Radio 2 ‘500 Words Competition’.​

I Can Be Project (Meeting an architect)

E Safety Week

Children at Scott Wilkie have enjoyed taking part in Esafety workshops for Esafety week.

Scott Wilkie’s Pop Up Book Shop

Excitingly, to further promote our love of reading at Scott Wilkie, one of our learning spaces was turned into a Pop Up Bookshop this week for Christmas. Every child in the school got the opportunity to peruse the books in the bookshop and choose their very own book to take home and keep.

Key Stage 2 Ascension Church Visit

December 2018 – The children of KS2 visited Ascension Church in Custom House to learn about the birth of Jesus from the eyes of a pair of mice detectives.

Newham Schools Poetry Festival

Two members of Year 6 had the opportunity to partake in Newham Schools Poetry Festival. They both wrote poems inspired by the sadness felt by animals kept in captivity and were able to perform these poems in front of three judges, which included the author Paul Delaney. Due to her imaginative language and passionate performance, Daniela came third place and had her poem published in an anthology!

Congratulations Scott Wilkie’s Head Boy and Head Girl for 2018/19.

Children in Need Pyjama Day

On  Friday 16th November the School Council organised a pyjama day  and a bake sale for Children in Need! Thanks to you, we raised £377.98 through donating money and buying delicious cakes in our bake sale. A special thanks to the Scott Wilkie School Council for arranging the day and working really hard to raise money.

Custom House Library Reading Challenge

Scott Wilkie Primary School won the Custom House Library Summer Reading Challenge. Our school had 92 reading champions, which is the highest number of children to complete the challenge from all of the local schools. Librarians from the library came to assembly to present Scott Wilkie with the Reading Challenge cup.   We will continue our termly trips to the library throughout this academic year too.

Art Club

Key Stage 1 Extra Curricular Art Club enjoyed creating some great firework prints this week!




Scott Wilkie sports stars are champions of the Newham Mini Olympics – 1st Place Ranking!

A selection of our year 3 and 4 pupils attended a multi-activity afternoon at Forest Gate School on 12/11/18. They enjoyed participating in; invasion games, ball skills and balancing, before being tested on their speed bounce, golf, target throw and relay racing. After dominating most activities, Scott Wilkie were crowned Mini Olympics winners. Well done to our mini Olympians!

To top off the afternoon, Scott Wilkie was also presented with their School Games Platinum Award – Look out for the presentation of the award in an assembly coming soon.


Congratulations Scott Wilkie’s Head Boy and Head Girl for 2018/19

A big congratulations to our new Head Boy, Head Girl and their Deputies.

We hope they will continue to be great role models and look forward to seeing how they will work together to move the school towards greater things.


Head Boy and Girl Elections

Here are our finalists for the Head Boy/Head Girl election. Well done and good luck!

Black History Competition

Well done to all the children who entered the Black History Competition and congratulations to the KS1 and KS2 winners!​


School Events 2017-18

Sports Day

Scott Wilkie children enjoyed a whole day of sporting fun trying out a range of sports including: fencing, boxing, karate and much more.

Competitive Sports Day

Scott Wilkie children competed in a range of track and field events scoring points for their houses.



The whole school got together for an afternoon to celebrate our cultural diversity through dance and performing arts. 

Science Week

The Great British Picnic

As part of cultural week, Key Stage 2 children enjoyed an afternoon of traditional British outdoor games and a picnic on the field.


Year 3 – Enabling Enterprise Trip

Please click on the link to view the article of their recent EE business trip.

Extreme Reading Competition

We held our first Extreme Reading Competition this year. Each child in the school was challenged to submit a picture of them reading in extreme situations. We had many entries and the children proved that reading can be done anywhere and everywhere.
Our three winners were Terae, Kayla and Adam.

Here are the winning entries and some other inspirational entries.


World Book Day

The children dressed up as their favourite book character for World Book Day. Here are the children with the best costumes from each class.

As part of World Book Day, each class in the school was paired with up with another class, where the children read their favourite book with another child.




Christmas Production

The children in Key Stage 2 performed their  Christmas Concert to the delight of their parents and carers.





Cross Country Race

On Wednesday, we took part in a cross country race around the school’s field and through the park. It was cold but we soon warmed up!

Some of us were so fast, we thought it would be funny to run backwards to the finishing line. Whilst we waited for our turn, personal trainers showed us how to warm up.

Children in Need

A big thank you to all the children who donated to Children In Need. We raised a massive £238.95.


Top Table

A child  from each class were invited to sit on the Top Table by the Pupil Leadership Team.


Creative writing

It was a gloomy and foggy Friday morning, when Charlie the school caretaker discovered the mysterious trunk at the back of the field. 

Where had it come from? What was inside?

As part of creative writing day, the children of Scott Wilkie explored the possibilities of the secret behind the unearthed trunk.

Head Boy and Girl

A big congratulations to our new Head Boy, Head Girl and their Deputies.

We hope they will continue to be great role models and look forward to seeing how they will work together to move the school towards greater things.

Head Boy and Girl Elections

Here are our finalists for the Head Boy/Head Girl election. Well done and good luck!

Sam the Attendasaurus

Sam the Attendasaurus visited Scott Wilkie to promote attendance and to emphasize the importance of attending school regularly.

Sam will be returning to Scott Wilkie at Christmas, where children who have attended school every day for the rest of the term, will be to meet and have some play time together with Sam

Maths Morning

On Friday 13th October Scott Wilkie hosted a huge amount of parents, carers and children for their first Maths Morning. The KS1 hall was packed with everyone enjoying maths games and activities.

Adults were given a chance to play with their children and many were astonished by their impressive maths skills! It’s really important to play games regularly children and embed their maths learning into everyday activities.

Parents also got a chance to go into lessons and see how brilliant their maths lessons are. We would like to say thank you very much to all the parents and carers who came in and we can’t wait to see you again on Friday 15th December.
















School Events 2016-17

Storytelling workshop

As part of the Cultural week, Reception and KS1 students were treated to a performance of traditional tales from different cultures. Our pupils helped Valentine (an actor from the Fresh Water Company) to perform a number of different stories and they had a great time.

Cultural dress-up day

Our students dressed up in traditional outfits to celebrate the diversity and unity within our school. This was the culmination of Cultural Week where we learnt and celebrated different cultures from home and abroad. Students brought foods which represent their cultural heritage and shared it their peers. We also learnt about the main five British values which are: democracy, rule of law, mutual respect, individual liberty and tolerance and respect.

French afternoon

Pupils from years 5 and 6 took part in a range of activities to mark the end of Cultural Week and to celebrate all they have learned in French this year.  The students played Boule, tried refreshments in French style café, drew the Eifel Tower and took part in a French theatre workshop in which they acted out a traditional tale in French.

40th Anniversary Celebration
The past met the present in this fantastic celebration which brought the community together. Miss Ridley and Miss Blackwood choreographed and lead the performing arts to their best performance yet.  The event was celebrated by governors, parents, alumni, and current and former staff members from the Scott Wilkie family, including Scott Wilkie’s first Headteacher, Mrs. Pierce.

Newham Debating League

Our debaters entered the Newham Debate League. They took part in three rounds throughout the year. There were two debates per round and our team won all six debates. The children became winners of the League which was a first Scott Wilkie and a great achievement for our school.

London Music Fund Scholarship

Tyrone (5A) has been awarded the London Music Fund Scholarship for his outstanding skills in playing the cello. He will receive a full scholarship over the next four years.

Tyrone is one of the only children in Newham to have received such an honour. This award not only reflects his ability but his incredible work ethic and dedication to music.

Well done, Tyrone.

Scott Wilkie’s first Carnival

The whole school took part in a carnival full of colour, entertainment and self-expression. The different year groups had a great time displaying their banners and carnival outfits whilst the dancers swayed to the sound of the steel pans which was being played by the school band.

Year 6 leavers’ production

Here are the photos of our leavers’ wonderfully memorable production of The Next Big Step. Congratulations the Miss Ridley and the Year 6 team for producing another wonderful show.


Leavers Assembly

100 % attendance stars

Morpurgo  House Captains Teegan and Taofeek

Ms Maayuf

We are also sad to have to say goodbye to some of our teachers as they move on to pastures new.   Thank you for all your hard work and good luck!

Ms Akitoye

Mr Manning


Mr Thompson and Mr Manning

The NED show

On Friday 30th June, Scott Wilkie got an inspirational visit from NED and Ian.

We learnt to Never give up, Encourage others and Do our best.

Visit from the Bird Man

The children from Year 5 and 6 had a special visit from the Bird Man. They had the opportunity to meet different types of birds and some lucky children had the chance to hold the birds

Place of Worship Competition

Scott Wilkie did amazingly well in this year’s Place of Worship Competition where many schools across Newham take part. We won a total of 7 prizes, the children produced some fabulous work
and we are so proud of their success. Those who have received a prize include:

Sumayyah from Nursery – Stained Glass Window
Year 1 – film on Sikhism
Year 2 – Art prints inspired by a visit to St Paul’s Cathedral
Lugne from Year 2 – Angel Print
Migle from Year 4 – Hindu God Model
Year 6 – Paintings on Life After Death
Haymish from Year 6- Painting on Life after Death

Summayah in Nursery won an award in the Place of Worship Competition for her wonderful Stained Glass Window.

Year 1 Display – Sikhism. Year 1 won an award in the Place of Worship Competition for their assembly on Sikhism.

Haymish in Year 6 won an award for his painting and reflection on Life After Death.

Migle in Year 4 won an award in the Place of Worship Competition for her lovely model of a Hindu God and her thoughtful reflection.

Year 6 Display – Is Death the End? Year 6 Won an award in the Place of Worship Competition for their lovely paintings and reflections.

Spelling Bee

Ameerah, Zahra, Sabrina and Ayman took part in the semi-finals of the Newham  2017 Spelling Bee. They had to learn and memorise the spellings of 100 words and  their definitions. Ayman even had to solve three conundrums (words with mixed up letters).



World Book Day 2017

Scott Wilkie children and staff dressed up to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March 2017 and what a wonderful variety of costumes they wore!

Scott Wilkie Top Table

The Head and Deputy Head boy and girl set up the first Scott Wilkie top table, during which, the children chosen had the opportunity to dine with the Head Boy (Matthew 6T) and Head Girl (Chloe 6W).

Marina (3B)
Kasie (3H)
Alicia (4H)
Kayla (4S)
Freddy (5M)
Tilly (5A)
Ernestas (6T)
Leo (6W)


On Thursday 10th November, children attended a special performance of the Story of Diwali. They enjoyed watching the teachers dress up as characters such as Rama and Sita and act out what happened. Several children also took part and really enjoyed their roles.  It was a wonderful and interactive way for this story to be told and helped children to learn more about this special festival.

Year 3 Rock Circus Day –Tuesday 13th September

On Tuesday 13th September, Year 3 took part in a ‘Rock Circus Science’ workshop.  The children had lots of fun!  They looked at different types of rocks, they took part in a variety of rock experiments and made amazing fossils!

Place of Worship Competition

Year 6 and Reception both won prizes at the annual Place of Worship Competition this year. Year 6 visited a Buddhist temple to find out the history of the Buddhist religion and facts they could use in their lessons.

They crafted a wonderful display of Buddha from different drawings they created and created an amazing depiction of Buddha.

Reception visited the local church and came up with a fantastic song, with the help of Ms Jamie to sing in their choir complete with instruments! They sounded fabulous and well deserve their prize. Congratulations to the winners and all that entered.

Amanda poem (1) Amanda speech