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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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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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