Monthly Archive: November 2013

Student Council Elections

This week a new school council has been elected and they will soon begin their duties as learning detectives. Last year the school council were involved in many important decisions such as the devel-opment of the school building and the school playgrounds. Two children from each year group have been chosen after being elected by …

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Henry Fawcett Shortlisted for Outstanding Progress Award

HENRY FAWCETT HAS BEEN SHORTLISTED IN THE 2013 EDUCATION BUSINESS AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING PROGRESS! 2013 Education Business Awards shortlist announced The 2013 Education Business Awards, sponsored by Rathbones, will take place once again at the Emirates Stadium on December 5th, and will recognise schools from all sectors which have demonstrated a commitment to quality education. …

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Pirates!

Year 2 started off their topic this term on pirates. The teachers decided that it would be fun to dress up as pirates! Monday was pirate day where children made hats, beards, eye patches and swords. At the end of the day year 2 had a big pirate gathering. In Science, year 2 will be …

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Cycle Confident

The first week of November has seen year 5 & 6 pupils taking the bikability challenge. They have been taught the skills to keep them safe when cycling on roads. The children have had two experienced instructors who have taken the children out to experience cycling safely on roads. By the end of the five …

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Henry Fawcett Ambassadors – Autumn 2013

Uniquely at Henry Fawcett we have a group of special children who are role models for their peers and contribute to the smooth running of the school by completing their duties responsibly. Every child in Years 2-6 had the oppor-tunity to apply in writing for a number of Ambassador roles, consulting the job description for …

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Newspaper article written by Zied Talaboulma (Year 6)

On a scorching Tuesday morning, October 8th 2013, Ofili class and five others from Gaudi class went on an amazing trip to South Bank Centre. We learnt some wonderful things such as Gamelan and reading an assortment of poem books. The poems were elite and the library was in peak condition. We even had our …

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Early Years Make-Over

Over the summer we have been working away to make our school even better. This year the early years got the star treat-ment with a complete makeover! The nursery has been painted with bright white paint to make it as smart as the rest of the school. In addition to this we have invested in …

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New Staff

Whilst you will see many familiar faces in our staffing this term, we have also added to our team. Ms Nuttall will be supporting another school for two days a week, and during this time Ms Eckford will be acting as Head of School. Joining her are our two new Assistant Heads, Ms Thompson and …

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Amazing SATs results (Again!)

Yet again the children at Henry Fawcett have exceeded in their SATs results! This year 100% of pupils achieved the national level in maths, and 100% in reading! A large number of children have also exceeded national expectations, with 33% achieving level 5 in writing and reading, 44% achieving level 5 in maths, 70% of …

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Goodbye Class of 2013

It is that time of the year where we have to say goodbye to our grown up year 6 pupils who are moving on to their new secondary schools. As always, they saw us out in style, with an amazing production of Romeo and Juliette, which had us all stunned. A highlight of the evening …

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