Christmas celebrations at Henry Fawcett

Thank you to all the families who joined us for our Christmas celebrations over the last week. The Early Years children delighted with their Nativity play; they learned their lines, songs and dances and were truly amazing. Each of our year groups learned a song and dance routine to their favourite Christmas songs and their …

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Children in Need

A very big thank you to everyone who dressed up in spots and donated to Children in Need. Through your generosity we have raised over £200 to help and support disadvantaged children all over the UK. The children loved playing ‘Splat the Teacher’ and our early years children enjoyed Pudsey face painting.

Artist Workshop

A group of Portuguese children had the opportunity of joining an illustration workshop with the Portuguese children’s book illustrator and author Yara Kono. The children really enjoyed the experience and they produced their own beautiful little books using stamps and collage.

Westminster Abbey visit for Year 3

Year 3 visited Westminster Abbey as part of their RE topic on Christianity. They learnt all about the historical significance of this amazing building and the symbolism used in Christianity.

Hygiene Workshop

This week the School Nurse visited our Reception children to teach them all about good hygiene and how to wash their hands thoroughly. The children had great fun checking their clean hands under the UV light.

International Evening and Black History Month Workshare

A very big thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our celebration of Black History Month and the wonderful diversity of our school community. The children shared the fantastic work they have been doing researching inventors, mathematicians, humanitarians and musicians. The children used all their literacy, science and artistic skills to produce …

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Year 4 Trip to The Horniman Museum

Year 4 had a fantastic trip to the Horniman Museum to learn more about the Stone Age. The children were able to hold artefacts and piece them together to learn more about how people lived in the Stone Age. They had to use their archaeologist skills, learnt in their lesson, to find out what each …

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Year 5 Trip to Greenwich

Year 5 visited the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, where we looked at the interactive displays in the Astronomy Galleries and saw a show in the Planetarium. We learnt about the planets in our solar system, about the different stars in the Milky Way, and even learnt about the different galaxies that have been discovered in the …

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80 years of Henry Fawcett carnival celebration

Last week we had a fantastic carnival procession through the streets of Kennington to celebrate 80 years of our Outstanding school. The children dressed in costumes inspired by the great artists their classes are named after. The children had a lovely picnic lunch followed by craft activities, a visit to our special ice cream van …

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Cricket at the Oval (and a very special guest!)

At the end of last term some of our Year 4 and 5 children had the opportunity to take part in an inter-schools cricket tournament in partnership with the Kia Oval. The children, Miss Eckford and Miss Burns were delighted to meet special guests for the day HRH Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, who met …

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