The Jerusalema dance trend began in February of 2020, when a group in Angola, south-west Africa, recorded themselves dancing to the song while eating and without dropping their plates. The impressive dance started going viral almost immediately, before exploding into the mainstream of the  western world in early 2021. During the pandemic, when everyone had to […]

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Southwark Splash

We are so proud of our Year 5 children who took part in the Southwark Splash. All the Southwark schools perform a project telling Desmond Tutu’s story, with help from pianist Pete Letanka, vocalist Rebecca Baxter, and dancers Natasha Khamjani and Derya Donaldson. The children really enjoyed themselves and they did us proud with their […]

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KS2 Sports day

We had an amazing KS2 Sports Day – thoroughly enjoyed by children and adults. Thank to all the parents who came along – you were a great audience. It was such fun to finish the activities with a Jerusalema dance-off on our new astro turf!

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Great DaY had by all!

Thank you to the Faraday PACT (Parents and Carers Together) for organising a super successful ‘Summer Celebration’. Whilst they used the opportunity to raise money, more importantly it was a time to be together as a school community – something we appreciate now more than ever, post pandemic. Thank you to all the families for […]

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InFANT Sports Day

We had a great Infant Sports Day today! The children really enjoyed the activities and it was lovely to see them taking part with great enthusiasm. It was especially nice to do our races on the new astro turf. Thank you to Levi for organising it and thank you to all the staff who were […]

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Y6 Football match

On Monday, the 4th July, Michael Faraday’s Year 6 children welcomed our friends from Comber Grove to play a football match. The match was to be our Year 6 children’s first and last on our new amazing astro turf pitch. The match was played in great competitive spirit with our boys coming out on top […]

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Let’s keep Burgess Park clean!

At Michael Faraday our curriculum intent is to make sense of the world they live in, but also to appreciate and respect the world they live in so that they are motivated to make a difference and to add to the world.  Therefore, weaved into our curriculum is learning about our environment and how to look after […]

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Beautiful Butterflies!

Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 all have butterflies in our classrooms! They arrived as tiny caterpillars and we observed them closely as they grew bigger and bigger. Then they spun their cocoons and stayed inside for over a week, busy transforming into butterflies. Finally they have hatched and we have loved looking at how […]

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Come dine with me

The children have been looking forward to our regular ‘Come Dine with Us’ event at school when they invite their parents and family to come in and share a special feast together. The children had been looking forward to the event, especially as they were involved in all the preparation in making this a very […]

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