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Year 4 Residential Trip

Children from Year 4 had a fantastic time at Croft Farm in Gloucestershire trying brand new activities like kayaking and sailing, archery, building rafts and making campfires. They finished their trip in style with a fantastic disco!

Year 5 National Archives trip

Year 5 enjoyed a trip to the National Archives in Kew, where all the country’s important historical documents are stored. The archives were set up after a rat chewed its way into a chest full of documents and ate them all! The children saw many important documents including a Tudor map of London which was over 500 …

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Year 6 KIDZANIA trip

“Kidzania is a huge city just for kids to inspire them to experience jobs they want to do when they get older. I was bursting with excitement. I just couldn’t wait to see it. When we got there the staff gave us 50 Kidzo’s (Kidzo’s is the currency) so we could pay for job activities …

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Food tasting and bread making

This week some of our children had a cookery and food tasting session with Alliance and Partnership our school meals provider. They spent the afternoon with trained chefs preparing and tasting food. It was a wonderful opportunity for them to learn about our school kitchen and where their food comes from. It was also a …

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Year 2 Tower of London trip

This week both Year 2 classes visited the Tower of London as part of their ‘Castles’ topic. They learned all about the history of the Tower and enjoyed a workshop with ‘Toby the Servant’ who told them all about the different roles in the king’s palace. They climbed all 204 steps to the top of …

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Year 3 Photography Project

All this term Year 3 have been involved in an exciting numeracy through photography project run by Fotosynthesis. This week the children made their own pin hole cameras, took pictures and developed and printed the photos. The children have used this project to develop their maths skills by measuring time, distance and liquids.

World Book Day

Another successful World Book Day. Children wore their pyjamas to enjoy hot chocolate and bed time stories, or dressed as characters from the books they are studying. We held a whole school assembly and saw fantastic costumes; nocturnal animals, Mr Men, and scenes from Nania and Gulliver’s Travels. The children enjoyed a wide range of …

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SPAG Parent Workshare

Thank you to everyone who joined us and took part in our interactive Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Parent Workshare. Our teachers develop creative and ingenious ways to bring the subject alive and we love to share the children’s work with you. SPAG has been a focus for the whole school this year; staff and children have …

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Come to the Book Fair 8th-15th March

Earn FREE books for our school!

School Disco Fundraising

The children had a great time at last night’s school disco. At the same time they raised £240.30 which will help us buy new video cameras for teachers and pupils to use to compliment their learning, develop new skills and allow us to video many of the wonderful performances Henry Fawcett Primary School is famous …

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