Category Archive: Arts

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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Google Workshops

In February Years 1 to 6 had a fantastic experience when IT company, Google, visited school to run some workshops. The children used virtual reality goggles to travel all around the world, into space, and even inside the human body. Using an app on the school iPads the children were able to immerse themselves in the …

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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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Early Years Nativity Play 2016

The week before Christmas the Early Years children shared with us their wonderful Nativity Play, which was watched and loved by us all. We were really impressed how professional they were. We were very pleased that so many parents were able to join us.               

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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Digital Leaders at Sky Skills Studio

An article written by Azania, Year 5 ‘At Sky Studios we went into four individual rooms to make a clip about e-safety and staying safe on social media (You can look out for it on our website soon!). To complete the task, inside the different rooms were different locations. One was eyewitnesses, the other was …

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Transient art in the Early years

Reception and Nursery children have been exploring the possibilities of Transient Art using natural resources. They explored the smell, touch and sight of these varied and interesting starfish, gem stones, wood formations, dried fruits and much more. They the worked collaboratively to create fleeting mandala’s that progressed through different presentations as the children brought their …

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Film Project Update

This week we asked families to talk about the things they thought they were good at and then design a film set in which they could create a ‘how to…’ of their talent. Families got really stuck in and created large scale model bikes, frying pans and ovens and cakes as they readied their shoots. …

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