Entries by Kamla Tirvengadum

Welcome Back!

Absence from school Parents are required to call in to the main office to inform us of any school absences and medical evidence should be provided for any absences relating to illness. Please make contact with the school on the first morning of a child’s absence, either by phone or in a note/email sent with […]


We as a school community are aware that there is an acute shortage of housing, particularly social and genuinely affordable housing and that this has led to spiraling rents and house prices across the country. Many young people and families on low to middle incomes struggle to afford to rent or buy a decent home.  […]

The Year of the Rabbit 2023

Although this holiday has commonly been called “Chinese New Year” in the West, China is not the only country to observe it. Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the most celebrated and longest of all Asian festivals, and is observed by millions of people around the world. The traditional Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, which means that it […]

Damilola Taylor’s Day of Hope

Wednesday 7th December 2022 marked the third annual Day of Hope in the UK, commemorating what would have been Damilola Taylor’s 33rd birthday. Some members of Oliver Goldsmith Primary School, were honoured to be able to join this event to commemorate the kind of person Damilola was. We look forward to working closely with the Damilola Taylor […]

Cost of Living

The cost of living is the amount of money needed to cover basic expenses such as housing, food, taxes, and healthcare in a certain place and time period. Southwark Council has produced this booklet (click on link) to highlight the support services that you can access to help with the new changes to the cost of […]