Category Archive: Primary School

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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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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