Transient art in the Early years

Reception and Nursery children have been exploring the possibilities of Transient Art using natural resources. They explored the smell, touch and sight of these varied and interesting starfish, gem stones, wood formations, dried fruits and much more. They the worked collaboratively to create fleeting mandala’s that progressed through different presentations as the children brought their …

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International Sports Competition

This week we were delighted to welcome back our former head teacher Claire Nuttall and pupils from her new school St Georges International School in Luxembourg for two days of sports competitions. They were welcomed in true Henry Fawcett style with a brilliant dance show showcasing the talents of our KS2 children and after school …

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Film Project Update

This week we asked families to talk about the things they thought they were good at and then design a film set in which they could create a ‘how to…’ of their talent. Families got really stuck in and created large scale model bikes, frying pans and ovens and cakes as they readied their shoots. …

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Filming different journeys

This week we were finalising the filming and narratives of our different journeys. Children and their families took it in turns to take responsibility for the lighting, sound and direction of the different journeys as we did our final shoot of this part of the film. Other members of the group were responsible for providing …

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Film Project at the school

A group of families have been taking part in a film project with Spanish artist Albert Potrony at Henry Fawcett this term. In this week’s session we asked ourselves the question “where do we come from?” and created a large scale map of the different journeys we had been on to reach London. From here …

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Reception class visit Kennington Park

Reception visited Kennington Park today (4.5.16) to do a series of forest school activities. We studied the variety of flowers that are in bloom in the formal garden. In doing this we learned about the vocabulary for labelling a plant. We also got to use all our senses from smelling the flowers to listening to …

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Visit to the Brockwell Community Greenhouses

Today the Reception classes went to visit the Brockwell Community Greenhouses situated in Brockwell Park. We were given an educational talk by the volunteers that run the centre and then we went on a minibeast safari in their fantastic gardens! We found lots of creepy crawlys, snails and wriggly worms. We then collected natural resources …

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Book week at Henry Fawcett

Book week was a great success with all children engaging in exciting literacy work. World Book Day saw children have great fun dressing up as characters from books they have been reading this term. There were Gangsta Grannies, Gruffalos, Harry Potter and Hermione Granger and even Goldilocks and the Three Bears! At the Parent Workshop, …

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Year 6 trip to ‘Bend it like Becham’

Earlier this term, Year 6 got the opportunity to see the musical ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ in the West End. It was a stunning performance which they all enjoyed. After the show they had the amazing opportunity to stay behind to meet the cast and ask lots of questions and get advice on putting on …

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Cookery Week

During cookery week every child had the opportunity to use the school’s purpose built child size kitchen. They made breads, pizza and dips, fruit kebabs and experimented with spices and herbs. There were even cakes made from parsnips and sweet potatoes! Some of the children visited Tesco’s to make their own muesli and learn all …

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