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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Year 4 Residential Trip

Year 4 had a fantastic trip to Downes Activity Centre in Surrey last week. They worked together to make dens and meals for the group; they tried climbing, zip wires and pedal go-carts. The children challenged themselves and encouraged each other and had fantastic adventure they will never forget.   See what the children had …

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School Council Assembly

This week our School Council led a school assembly to talk to all pupils about the role of the Council within school and how it works. The Councillors explained that having been elected by their peers they listen to the pupils’ ideas and discuss them with the school’s Senior Managers. Councillors want to make sure …

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Design & Technology Week – 15th May

The week beginning 15th May was the Design and Technology week! Our theme was famous landmarks in London and each year group chose a particular place to focus on. During the week, each class created a large scale model of their chosen landmark using different skills, tools and techniques. We invited parents to see the marvellous masterpieces …

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School Dance Showcase

We are so pleased that so many parents could join us for our ‘Magic of the Movies’ Dance Showcase. The children all worked extremely hard on their performances and were very pleased to share them with you. Our school dance shows are always fantastic events.

Science Week Parent Workshare

Thank you to all parents who were able to join us for the ‘hands on’, interactive Science Week Parent Workshare where the children shared with us their fantastic science experiments. During science week the children have been learning about rocks and soil, about how sound travels and different materials and how they react with water. …

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Lambeth Music Festival

Last week pupils from Year 2 and Year 4 performed at the prestigious Royal Festival Hall as part of this year’s Lambeth Music Festival. The children had been working really hard to learn all the songs for the show and performing to such a large audience in such an impressive venue shows the confidence of …

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World Book Day

It was amazing to see so many children dressed up as their favourite characters for the 20th World Book Day. At Henry Fawcett we love reading and our classrooms and library are full of rich, exciting books to fire up the children’s’ imaginations. Children dressed as characters from a wide range of books including traditional …

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Extended Writing Week

We were pleased to welcome so many parents and families to our Extended Writing Workshare in the children’s classroom’s. Children from Nursery to Year 5 shared the fantastic work they have done. It was a great opportunity for parents to see the fantastic work the children have done so far this term and talk to …

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