Category Archive: Sports

Sports Day

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Sports Day to cheer on the children. The children took part in a range of activities from three-legged and sack races, shot put, javelin, tug of war and sprints and relays. The children had a great day and were impeccably behaved. We are very proud of them.

Early Years Father’s Day Celebration

The children shared a lovely breakfast and played a variety of games with their male role models, which they thoroughly enjoyed. Tobi said “I love playing basketball with my dad, it was fun and he helped me put the ball in the hoop.” The adults also found it a valuable and enjoyable experience, and one …

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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!

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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