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Thomas Fairchild Community School

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Hackney School’s Challenge 

22 May 18

Hackney Half Marathon s chools challenge Thank you to all the children, staff and parents who took part in the Hackney Run school challenge on Sunday 20 th May running 1 mile.

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Royal Bake Off 

21 May 18

What a wonderful success our Royal Bake Off on Friday 18th May was.

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World Book Day 

20 Mar 18

Through the cold and snow the children of Thomas Fairchild managed to pull together and have a fantastic World Book Day.

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Festive Jumper Day 

20 Dec 17

We really got into the spirit of Christmas and the joys of giving when we wore our festive knits to raise funds for Save the Children.

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Gardening Trophy 

9 Oct 17

Well done to all the gardeners of Thomas Fairchild! The school was awarded the Duchess of Gloucester trophy by Baroness Floella Benjamin at the Guildhall.

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Playing Out on Napier 

12 Jun 17

On Friday 9th June we hosted a playing out session after school on Napier Grove.

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Numbertastic Workshops 

24 May 17

So far reception and year 1 children and their parents have delved into our Numbertastic work shop.

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Schools Challenge Run 30.4.17 

5 May 17

Congratulations to the children for completing the Virgin School Sports Challenge of a Mile Run over the Hackney Marshes on April 30th 2017.

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Red Nose Day 2017 

29 Mar 17

Oh what fun we had celebrating Red Nose Day on March 24th 2017.

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Work Week 2017 

20 Mar 17

We held Work Week here at Thomas Fairchild during the week of March 6th-10th.

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World Book Day 2017 

6 Mar 17

Our children had so much fun dressing up as their favourite book characters on World Book Day.

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Year 4 trip to Bore Farm 

6 Mar 17

On Friday 3rd March Year 4 went to Bore Farm in Kent.

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Christmas Jumper Day 

20 Dec 16

Oh what fun our children and staff had on Christmas Jumper Day!!! As well as showing off our festive jumpers we also raised the wonderful sum of £187.82 for Children in Need.

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Bake Sale 

29 Nov 16

At Thomas Fairchild School we regularly hold bake sale s where we raise money towards our chosen charities.

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Playground Buddies 

17 Nov 16

These are our new playground buddies! Joellina , Ihsan , Kimberley, Yasin , Yanis , Eva, Danette and Harry will be there to help you at playtime or lunchtime if you are having problems with your friends.

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WoW Walking Scheme 

9 Nov 16

Why walking to school matters HAPPIER CHILDREN It’s been proven that children who do some form of exercise, especially a walk before school, do better in class because they arrive refreshed, fit and ready to learn.

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20 Oct 16

Our resident gardener, Calvin Richards, has been working with groups of children to grow a wonderful crop of vegetables which were harvested by the children.

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Museum of Childhood visit 

19 Oct 16

Year 2 recently visited the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green.

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House Reading 

13 Oct 16

House reading happens every Tuesday morning at Thomas Fairchild.

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Autumn Fayre 2016 

30 Sep 16

Our Autumn Fayre was a lovely event that was very well attended by the families that are part of our school community.

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Road Safey 

30 Sep 16

“ Meet Aaliyah and Toprak , our Junior Road Safety Officer for 2016-17.

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World Book Day! 

22 Mar 16

Well done to everyone who dressed up as their favourite book character for World Book Day .

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5 Feb 16

Mr Palmer, Miss Griffin and Miss Smith (from breakfast club) took six children to a Goalball Festival held by Young Hackney.

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Family Pottery 

15 Jan 16

Family Pottery was a 5 week course funded by Hackney Learning Trust Family Learning services.

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Football Legends 

8 Jan 16

Our business partners, UBS, invited our school football team to attend training with some football legends.

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6 Jan 16

As part of our preparations for Work Week, Years 1-6 all visited Kidzania in White City.

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African Heritage – Creative Day 

19 Oct 15

Creative Arts Day – African Heritage On Thursday 15th October, with lots of help from our business partner, WME, the children created an African House.

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Chinese New Year 2015 

8 Mar 15

To celebrate Chinese New Year we invited Dragons in Europe   to conduct workshops with years 4, 5 6.

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‘We are part of the Democratic Society’ – Polling Day 

6 Mar 15

At Thomas Fairchild, we believe that everyone should have a say.

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World Book Day – March 5th 2015 

2 Mar 15

On Thursday  5th March we will be celebrating World Book Day .

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Working with Poets at Thomas Fairchild – 13.2.15 

24 Feb 15

On February 13th we were visited by two popular children’s poets – Stewart Henderson Chrissie Gittins.

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Harvest Festival 

26 Jan 15

Thomas Fairchild Primary School families collected food for Hackney food bank during harvest time.

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Christmas Wreath 

9 Dec 14

Here are some of the pictures of the after school Gardening Club, Panthers and Cheetahs classes,  willow weaving and creating the Winter Wreath.

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Gresham Centre Trip-Musical Adventure Workshop 

5 Dec 14

A kind thank you message from Ann Writght (Education Project Manager from the Gresham Centre): “Thank you for bringing the children from Thomas Fairchild Community School to Apollo5’s Musical Adventure on Friday.

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Children’s Book Authors @ Thomas Fairchild 

3 Dec 14

On Friday 28th November 3 children’s book authors (Matt Morgan, Andrew Weale and Paul Geraghty) visited children at Thomas Fairchild Community School.

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Santa’s Grotto 

3 Dec 14

 The children’s Centre have made a comfy Santa’s Grotto for the children and their families to enjoy! If you have a child under 5, please come in to Thomas Fairchild’s Children’s Centre to have a look…

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National Gallery Take One Picture Project by Year 5 

14 Nov 14

A new display showing some examples of the great work done by Lions and Leopards Classes.

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School starts on 8th Sept 2014 

27 Aug 14

School starts on 8th Sept 2014 at 8 :55 am…

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Summer Holidays 

22 Jul 14

School will be closing at 2pm on Tuesday 22nd July 2014.

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Playing Out 

24 Jun 14

On 13th June 3:30 – 5pm Napier Grove was closed for all the children to play outside.

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Father’s Story Week 9th-15th June 2014 

6 Jun 14

Fathers’ Story Week is an annual celebration of the power of dads’ reading with their children.

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Summer Fete 

15 May 14

The Thomas Fairchild Summer Fete will be on Saturday 19th July 2014 12pm – 4pm The PTA welcome parents to sell items or food on stalls for £10 per stall.

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Easter Egg Hunt & Cake Bake Sale 

9 May 14

A big thank you to all the parents who contributed towards both our Easter Egg Hunt and our Cake Bake Sale.

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NUT Teachers Strike 

25 Mar 14

Wednesday 26th March 2014 Due to the NUT calling a teachers strike the school will unfortunately  be closed for all pupils apart from both Year 6 classes and Y3 – Belugas’ Class…

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Family Friday in Early Years 

21 Mar 14

Family Friday is still going strong in Early Years.

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Play Centre Children Come 1st In Competition 

20 Mar 14

PLAY CENTRE CHILDREN COME 1ST IN COMPETITION! Congratulations to the children who attend Play Centre on winning ‘The Dream Edible Garden’ competition, the prize being £2,000 worth of gardening equipment for the school! Their garden was …

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Year 5 and Year 1 Reading Club 

20 Mar 14

Here are some pictures of some of the Year 5 boys reading with some Year 1 boys.

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Kench Hill Trip 2014 

18 Mar 14

Click here to see what we have been up to whilst we’ve been away…

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Civic Trust Award Finals for Thomas Fairchild 

17 Mar 14

We are delighted to learn that Thomas Fairchild Community School has been selected as a finalist to win a 2014 Civic Trust Award.

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Dream Edible Garden *Winners* 

17 Mar 14

Congratulations to  Thomas Fairchild Community School winners of the Dream Edible Garden competition…

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