Monthly Archive: March 2016

Visit to the Brockwell Community Greenhouses

Today the Reception classes went to visit the Brockwell Community Greenhouses situated in Brockwell Park. We were given an educational talk by the volunteers that run the centre and then we went on a minibeast safari in their fantastic gardens! We found lots of creepy crawlys, snails and wriggly worms. We then collected natural resources …

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Book week at Henry Fawcett

Book week was a great success with all children engaging in exciting literacy work. World Book Day saw children have great fun dressing up as characters from books they have been reading this term. There were Gangsta Grannies, Gruffalos, Harry Potter and Hermione Granger and even Goldilocks and the Three Bears! At the Parent Workshop, …

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Year 6 trip to ‘Bend it like Becham’

Earlier this term, Year 6 got the opportunity to see the musical ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ in the West End. It was a stunning performance which they all enjoyed. After the show they had the amazing opportunity to stay behind to meet the cast and ask lots of questions and get advice on putting on …

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Cookery Week

During cookery week every child had the opportunity to use the school’s purpose built child size kitchen. They made breads, pizza and dips, fruit kebabs and experimented with spices and herbs. There were even cakes made from parsnips and sweet potatoes! Some of the children visited Tesco’s to make their own muesli and learn all …

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Tate Modern Open Studio visit

Today, Hockney Class attended an Early Years Open Studio session at the Tate Modern. This was a fascinating exploration of perspective and viewpoints. The children took frames into the gallery to hone in on specific areas of the art works and express how they made them feel and what they made them think of. Miski …

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