Category Archive: Primary School

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.

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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Digital Leaders

The Digital Leaders have been invited to take part in an amazing robot competition near the Southbank! “We will have to make, decorate and programme a robot to do a number of different tasks. There are 8 of us: four girls and four boys. So far we have made one robot, we called it ‘Robosapien’ and …

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Blue Peter’s Helen Skelton visits Henry Fawcett

Last week the ‘Eat Like a Champ’ team and Helen Skelton from BBC’s Blue Peter came into school to talk to Year 5 about healthy eating. Here’s what happened: ‘We tasted lots of healthy fruit and vegetables that we hadn’t tried before such as apricots, celery and cherry tomatoes. Often we didn’t like the taste …

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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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Christmas Carols and Winter Wonderland

The children had a fantastic Christmas in December 2016. We were treated to a wonderful Christmas Carol Concert and the children met Father Christmas, made gifts to bring home and there was face painting galore!! A big thank you to our school chef Pat and her team from Accent Catering for the delicious Christmas Dinner! …

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School Trips Update

We have had lots of exciting trips already this term to compliment the learning that takes place in the children’s classrooms and to spark their imaginations with new experiences. During half term some of our children had the opportunity to watch ‘Celebrations’ performed by the amazing London Russian Ballet School. This is what they thought …

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New School Ambassadors announced

We are very proud to introduce this year’s School Ambassadors. Ambassadors are selected from Year 2 upwards and go through a rigorous recruitment process which prepares them well for their life beyond school. The Ambassadors are models of good behaviour at playtime, keep the library tidy for everyone to use and help with other duties …

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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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