Category Archive: Sports

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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International Sports Competition

This week we were delighted to welcome back our former head teacher Claire Nuttall and pupils from her new school St Georges International School in Luxembourg for two days of sports competitions. They were welcomed in true Henry Fawcett style with a brilliant dance show showcasing the talents of our KS2 children and after school …

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New playground update

The main area of the new playground should be ready by Monday! We also expect the Early Years’ Play Area to be open by the end of the week. Thank you for all your patience while the work was taking place, I am sure you will agree it has been well worth the wait.

Playing for Success Awards

On the 1st September some of our Year 6’s received their certificates for participating in last years ‘Playing for Success’ programme at the Ben Hollioake Learning Centre in Oval. Here they developed skills and confidence in literacy, numeracy and IT, using computers. They also received a cricket session which was taught by a qualified coach …

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Year 4 trip to Downe Activity Centre

Year 4 went to Downe Activity Centre last week for a three day residential. They had the opportunity to zip wire through the trees, go abseiling, climb a 20 metre wall, go kart, take part in archery and complete the ‘leap of faith!’ They were absolutely amazing throughout and took part in all the activities …

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Football Team News

The Henry Fawcett football team are still riding high this term. In their last match they beat Christ Church Primary School 3-2, with Brian from year 6, scoring a hat trick. Brian is currently Henry Fawcett’s top scorer, and Coach Theo thinks that he might be in with a chance of winning player of the …

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Henry Fawcett Football News

The Henry Fawcett football team is going strong this year and Coach Theo thinks we have a good chance of gaining a top position in the league. The team won their last match 4:2 against Jessop with Brayan, Nathan, and Sofien all scoring goals. Coach Theo commented “We are currently placed 3rd in the league. …

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Henry Fawcett wins the cup at Fulham Football league!

Well done to Henry Fawcett Football team who played and won six fantastic matches! This is the first time Henry Fawcett has won such a fabulous trophy! All the players showed strong performances, but Harvey was given a special mention for his first match! Big thanks to Theo and Marie for getting us the first …

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England vs South Africa

On Wednesday eight Year 5 children were lucky enough to be chosen to go to the Oval cricket ground to watch the England v’s South Africa game…and act as mascots! As the match started the children walked onto the pitch hand in hand with some of the professional cricket players. While the national anthem played, …

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Athletics Competition

Pupils from Henry Fawcett entered a borough wide athletics competition held at the Brixton Recreation Centre during February. Pupils took part in a range of activities from long and short distance running to high jump and javelin. Pupils excelled in every race, with a very consistent performance. Crystal wowed everybody with her speed in the 100m …

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