Category Archive: Arts

Early Years settling in

All our new children in Nursery and Reception Classes have joined us and it is lovely to see them all settled and happy in the Early Years classrooms.  

SPAG Parent Workshare

Thank you to everyone who joined us and took part in our interactive Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Parent Workshare. Our teachers develop creative and ingenious ways to bring the subject alive and we love to share the children’s work with you. SPAG has been a focus for the whole school this year; staff and children have …

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School Disco Fundraising

The children had a great time at last night’s school disco. At the same time they raised £240.30 which will help us buy new video cameras for teachers and pupils to use to compliment their learning, develop new skills and allow us to video many of the wonderful performances Henry Fawcett Primary School is famous …

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Ecology Garden

We are lucky to have Urban Canopy coming in to support us in developing our pond area. With the children’s help they have managed to clear the area so it is ready for planting. The children recycled the fern trees that were cut down, using the branches to make festive Christmas wreaths. They also have …

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Christmas celebrations at Henry Fawcett

Thank you to all the families who joined us for our Christmas celebrations over the last week. The Early Years children delighted with their Nativity play; they learned their lines, songs and dances and were truly amazing. Each of our year groups learned a song and dance routine to their favourite Christmas songs and their …

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Artist Workshop

A group of Portuguese children had the opportunity of joining an illustration workshop with the Portuguese children’s book illustrator and author Yara Kono. The children really enjoyed the experience and they produced their own beautiful little books using stamps and collage.

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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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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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.

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