Category Archive: Curriculum

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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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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Google Workshops

In February Years 1 to 6 had a fantastic experience when IT company, Google, visited school to run some workshops. The children used virtual reality goggles to travel all around the world, into space, and even inside the human body. Using an app on the school iPads the children were able to immerse themselves in the …

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We love reading!

We love to read at Henry Fawcett and want to inspire children to read as much at home as we do at school. Not only do we encourage children to delve into the enchanting book corner in each of our classrooms, our brand new library is open for children to use during playtimes and we …

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Imperial War Museum visit

Review by Joseph and Ahmed from Year 6 – On Thursday 3rd November year 6 went on a fun-packed adventure to the Imperial War Museum. It was an incredible experience for all of year six. The reason we went was because we are studying World War 2 in school and November is remembrance month when …

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Year 6 Blitz Walk

To learn more about The Blitz and World War II, Year 6 spent a day discovering how the war had impacted on our local community. Children were shocked to hear how many bombs had landed around our school and of the tragic loss of life that tore so many families apart. From Kennington Park they …

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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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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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Cookery Week

All next week (Feb 8 – 12) is Cookery Week and all the children will be learning new skills and have the experience of using our child size kitchen. Among the food the children will be making there will be bread, pizzas and muesli and they will use their literacy and maths skills to write …

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