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Finton House Donates Uniform to Children’s Centre

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Finton House Donates Uniform to Children’s Centre

Families at Finton House School have donated their pre-loved school uniform to a children’s day care centre in South Africa for children affected by HIV/AIDS.
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Pupils Enjoy Fascinating Conversation with Laura Mucha

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Pupils Enjoy Fascinating Conversation with Laura Mucha

As part of our Poetry Week celebrations, our Librarians and School Reporters enjoyed a fascinating conversation with visiting poet, Laura Mucha.
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Blog: An Ode to a Colleague

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Blog: An Ode to a Colleague

Miss Caryn is our Social, Emotional and Mental Health Specialist and Education Consultant. In this blog, An Ode to a Colleague, she writes about our school dog, Fin.
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Finton House Donates Uniform to Children’s Centre

Families at Finton House School have donated their pre-loved school uniform to a children’s day care centre in South Africa for children affected by HIV/AIDS.
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Pupils Enjoy Fascinating Conversation with Laura Mucha

As part of our Poetry Week celebrations, our Librarians and School Reporters enjoyed a fascinating conversation with visiting poet, Laura Mucha.
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Blog: An Ode to a Colleague

Miss Caryn is our Social, Emotional and Mental Health Specialist and Education Consultant. In this blog, An Ode to a Colleague, she writes about our school dog, Fin.
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31 Adventurous Fintonians Raise Over £5000 for Microtia UK

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31 Adventurous Fintonians Raise Over £5000 for Microtia UK

An adventurous crew of 31 Fintonians completed the Lidl Mudder in October and raised over £5000 for Microtia UK.
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Prefects Deliver Harvest Festival Donations to Wandsworth Foodbank 

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Prefects Deliver Harvest Festival Donations to Wandsworth Foodbank 

On Monday 2nd October our Year 6 prefects joined a team of Finton staff to deliver the generous Harvest Festival donations from Finton families to Wandsworth Foodbank.
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Fintonians Star in New Channel 5 Documentary

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Fintonians Star in New Channel 5 Documentary

On Thursday 21 September, a group of Fintonians appeared on television in the new Channel 5 documentary, “Five-a-Day: The Big Con?”
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31 Adventurous Fintonians Raise Over £5000 for Microtia UK

An adventurous crew of 31 Fintonians completed the Lidl Mudder in October and raised over £5000 for Microtia UK.
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Prefects Deliver Harvest Festival Donations to Wandsworth Foodbank 

On Monday 2nd October our Year 6 prefects joined a team of Finton staff to deliver the generous Harvest Festival donations from Finton families to Wandsworth Foodbank.
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Fintonians Star in New Channel 5 Documentary

On Thursday 21 September, a group of Fintonians appeared on television in the new Channel 5 documentary, “Five-a-Day: The Big Con?”
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Football Season Kicks Off With Two Huge Finton Victories

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Football Season Kicks Off With Two Huge Finton Victories

Finton footballers have started the season with a bang as both our Year 5 and Year 6 teams emerged victorious from their respective tournaments at Epsom College this week. Spectators...
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School Run Becomes Child’s Play Following Launch of School Bus Service

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School Run Becomes Child’s Play Following Launch of School Bus Service

We are delighted to announce that we launched our school bus service this week with our transport partner, Vectare.
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Finton’s Miss Lindsay assists Beatrix Potter Primary School with their New Library

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Finton’s Miss Lindsay assists Beatrix Potter Primary School with their New Library

Beatrix Potter Primary School on Magdalen Road in Wandsworth is renowned for its warm community of 270 pupils. Lessons are built around the 5Es, ‘engage, explore, explain, elaborate and evaluate’...
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Football Season Kicks Off With Two Huge Finton Victories

Finton footballers have started the season with a bang as both our Year 5 and Year 6 teams emerged victorious from their respective tournaments at Epsom College this week. Spectators...
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School Run Becomes Child’s Play Following Launch of School Bus Service

We are delighted to announce that we launched our school bus service this week with our transport partner, Vectare.
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Finton’s Miss Lindsay assists Beatrix Potter Primary School with their New Library

Beatrix Potter Primary School on Magdalen Road in Wandsworth is renowned for its warm community of 270 pupils. Lessons are built around the 5Es, ‘engage, explore, explain, elaborate and evaluate’...
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Finton in Partnership: Sharing Our Resources with Local Schools

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Finton in Partnership: Sharing Our Resources with Local Schools

We are proud to have held a rewarding programme of outreach events last term which saw us sharing our resources with local schools. Our partnership initiatives are made possible due...
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Single Use Planet: A Collaborative Art Exhibition

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Single Use Planet: A Collaborative Art Exhibition

Year 4 Finton House pupils created sculptures and paintings for Single Use Planet: A Collaborative Art Exhibition at Southside Shopping Centre from 19th April to 5th May 2023.
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Reaching the National General Knowledge Finals

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Reaching the National General Knowledge Finals

Finton House’s More Able Quiz Club continues to go from strength to strength, having succeeded in reaching the National General Knowledge Finals. Each week the pupils take part in fun...
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Finton in Partnership: Sharing Our Resources with Local Schools

We are proud to have held a rewarding programme of outreach events last term which saw us sharing our resources with local schools. Our partnership initiatives are made possible due...
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Single Use Planet: A Collaborative Art Exhibition

Year 4 Finton House pupils created sculptures and paintings for Single Use Planet: A Collaborative Art Exhibition at Southside Shopping Centre from 19th April to 5th May 2023.
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Reaching the National General Knowledge Finals

Finton House’s More Able Quiz Club continues to go from strength to strength, having succeeded in reaching the National General Knowledge Finals. Each week the pupils take part in fun...
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Speak Up Year 6!

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Speak Up Year 6!

We are so proud of Bella and Sophie who represented Year 6 in the inaugural ‘Speak Up Year 6!’ Grand Final at Wimbledon High School on Tuesday evening. They beat...
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Finton Insights: An Introduction to Neurodiversity

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Finton Insights: An Introduction to Neurodiversity

An introduction to Neurodiversity was given at Trinity Chapel on 20th March to Finton Parents.
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An Inspirational World Book Day

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An Inspirational World Book Day

World Book Day is a very special day at Finton House every year.
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The Power of Connectivity – Children’s Mental Health Week

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The Power of Connectivity – Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week has given the children an opportunity to explore the power of connectivity across a broad range of subjects with projects conceived by Miss Nicki, Assistant Head...
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At the Table with Mr Alan, Finton’s Head Chef

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At the Table with Mr Alan, Finton’s Head Chef

This week our School Reporters, Krish and Sophia, sat down at the table with Mr Alan, Finton’s Head Chef.
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Finton’s Wind & Brass Band Perform at Mayor’s Charity Gala

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Finton’s Wind & Brass Band Perform at Mayor’s Charity Gala

Finton’s Wind & Brass Band, led by Miss Maria (Head of Music), performed at the Mayor’s Charity Gala at Wandsworth Civic Suite this week.
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Speak Up Year 6!

We are so proud of Bella and Sophie who represented Year 6 in the inaugural ‘Speak Up Year 6!’ Grand Final at Wimbledon High School on Tuesday evening. They beat...
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Finton Insights: An Introduction to Neurodiversity

An introduction to Neurodiversity was given at Trinity Chapel on 20th March to Finton Parents.
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An Inspirational World Book Day

World Book Day is a very special day at Finton House every year.
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The Power of Connectivity – Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week has given the children an opportunity to explore the power of connectivity across a broad range of subjects with projects conceived by Miss Nicki, Assistant Head...
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At the Table with Mr Alan, Finton’s Head Chef

This week our School Reporters, Krish and Sophia, sat down at the table with Mr Alan, Finton’s Head Chef.
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Finton’s Wind & Brass Band Perform at Mayor’s Charity Gala

Finton’s Wind & Brass Band, led by Miss Maria (Head of Music), performed at the Mayor’s Charity Gala at Wandsworth Civic Suite this week.
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Poetry from Around the World

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Poetry from Around the World

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School Reporters Interview Miss Emma Arnott, Music Teacher

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School Reporters Interview Miss Emma Arnott, Music Teacher

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The Good Schools Guide Gives Resounding Applause To All Things Finton!

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The Good Schools Guide Gives Resounding Applause To All Things Finton!

The Good Schools Guide Gives Resounding Applause To All Things Finton!  ‘If you are seeking well-adjusted, fulfilled children, look no further.’ says the Good Schools Guide in their latest review.
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Finton’s Gift of Education: Thank You from Nairobi

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Finton’s Gift of Education: Thank You from Nairobi

Stephanie Baines said a huge “Thank you!” to Finton during assemblies this week for giving the gift of education by sponsoring a child at Green Pastures School in Nairobi.
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School Reporters Interview Mr Joe and Mr Joe

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School Reporters Interview Mr Joe and Mr Joe

Last week we, your School Reporters, sat down with Mr Joe Walton (3J Class Teacher) and Mr Joe Pryor (5J Class Teacher).
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Finton Families Respond to Little Village Urgent Appeal

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Finton Families Respond to Little Village Urgent Appeal

Finton families came together to support the charity Little Village this week by turning out their wardrobes and cupboards at home in support of local young families in need.
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Poetry from Around the World

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School Reporters Interview Miss Emma Arnott, Music Teacher

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The Good Schools Guide Gives Resounding Applause To All Things Finton!

The Good Schools Guide Gives Resounding Applause To All Things Finton!  ‘If you are seeking well-adjusted, fulfilled children, look no further.’ says the Good Schools Guide in their latest review.
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Finton’s Gift of Education: Thank You from Nairobi

Stephanie Baines said a huge “Thank you!” to Finton during assemblies this week for giving the gift of education by sponsoring a child at Green Pastures School in Nairobi.
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School Reporters Interview Mr Joe and Mr Joe

Last week we, your School Reporters, sat down with Mr Joe Walton (3J Class Teacher) and Mr Joe Pryor (5J Class Teacher).
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Finton Families Respond to Little Village Urgent Appeal

Finton families came together to support the charity Little Village this week by turning out their wardrobes and cupboards at home in support of local young families in need.
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Finton House Awarded Music Mark Accredited Status

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Finton House Awarded Music Mark Accredited Status

Miss Maria is delighted to announce that Finton House has been awarded Music Mark Accredited status!
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A Royally Crazy Hair Day for Finton House!

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A Royally Crazy Hair Day for Finton House!

It really was a royally Crazy Hair Day as pupils, staff and even some parents arrived at school with weird and whacky hairstyles for Thomson’s infamous annual charity event.
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Observing the Harvest Festival

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Observing the Harvest Festival

During October we enjoyed observing the Harvest Festival as many Finton families showed great generosity by donating food and supplies to help the most vulnerable.
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Finton House Awarded Music Mark Accredited Status

Miss Maria is delighted to announce that Finton House has been awarded Music Mark Accredited status!
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A Royally Crazy Hair Day for Finton House!

It really was a royally Crazy Hair Day as pupils, staff and even some parents arrived at school with weird and whacky hairstyles for Thomson’s infamous annual charity event.
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Observing the Harvest Festival

During October we enjoyed observing the Harvest Festival as many Finton families showed great generosity by donating food and supplies to help the most vulnerable.
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An Exciting Few Weeks of Sport

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An Exciting Few Weeks of Sport

It has been an exciting few weeks of sport here at Finton House, with our netball and football teams out in force. Our Year 5 and Year 6 footballers enjoyed...
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Old Fintonians Win TES SEND Poetry Competition 2022

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Old Fintonians Win TES SEND Poetry Competition 2022

We are delighted to share that a group of former Year 6 pupils have won the primary 5-11 (group) category at the TES SEND Poetry Competition 2022!
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A Wonderful Annual Saturday Open Morning

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A Wonderful Annual Saturday Open Morning

Last Saturday we welcomed families from across Wandsworth to our annual Saturday Open Morning.
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An Exciting Few Weeks of Sport

It has been an exciting few weeks of sport here at Finton House, with our netball and football teams out in force. Our Year 5 and Year 6 footballers enjoyed...
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Old Fintonians Win TES SEND Poetry Competition 2022

We are delighted to share that a group of former Year 6 pupils have won the primary 5-11 (group) category at the TES SEND Poetry Competition 2022!
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A Wonderful Annual Saturday Open Morning

Last Saturday we welcomed families from across Wandsworth to our annual Saturday Open Morning.
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Celebrating Finton’s Diversity on International Day

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Celebrating Finton’s Diversity on International Day

Last week we had the most wonderful time celebrating Finton’s diversity on International Day! On Monday 26 September we celebrated how wonderfully diverse the #FintonFamily is. Pupils and staff were...
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Introducing Fin Freeman, Finton’s Therapy Dog!

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Introducing Fin Freeman, Finton’s Therapy Dog!

This week our School Reporters conducted a tell-all interview with Mr Ben… introducing Fin Freeman, Finton’s therapy dog! At our Summer Prize Giving ceremony in July, Mr Ben announced the...
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Celebrating Finton’s Diversity on International Day

Last week we had the most wonderful time celebrating Finton’s diversity on International Day! On Monday 26 September we celebrated how wonderfully diverse the #FintonFamily is. Pupils and staff were...
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Introducing Fin Freeman, Finton’s Therapy Dog!

This week our School Reporters conducted a tell-all interview with Mr Ben… introducing Fin Freeman, Finton’s therapy dog! At our Summer Prize Giving ceremony in July, Mr Ben announced the...
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Miss Maria’s Summer Volunteering with Charity ASU

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Miss Maria’s Summer Volunteering with Charity ASU

Miss Maria, one of our Reception Class Assistants, had a busy summer volunteering with the charity ASU. Over the summer holidays, Miss Maria travelled to Burundi with sixteen other volunteers...
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Pupils Lead Initiative to Help Ukrainian Refugees

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Pupils Lead Initiative to Help Ukrainian Refugees

In mid-March the Head Boy, Head Girl and Prefects wrote to the Finton House community with a proposition to help Ukrainian refugees. The pupils had been touched by the operation...
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‘A Place to Call Home’: A Collaborative Art Project

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‘A Place to Call Home’: A Collaborative Art Project

On Tuesday 22 March, Year 5 pupils visited their collaborative ‘A Place to Call Home’ exhibition at Southside Shopping Centre, Wandsworth. Earlier this year, Year 5 were invited to participate...
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A Fabulously Finton World Book Day!

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A Fabulously Finton World Book Day!

It really was a fabulously Finton World Book Day this year. Pupils and staff alike showed their creativity and personality through their World Book Day costumes this year (everybody knows...
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Children’s Mental Health Week 2022

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Children’s Mental Health Week 2022

We celebrated Children’s Mental Health Week 2022, the theme of which was Growing Together, in many different ways this year. We started the week with assemblies about the importance of...
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Finton House Joins the Launch of #FightingForBreath

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Finton House Joins the Launch of #FightingForBreath

On Monday 28 February, pupil and staff representatives from Finton House joined the launch of Asthma + Lung UK’s new campaign: #FightingForBreath. Year 5 pupil Sophia is a British Lung...
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Author Steve Tasane Visits Finton House for Poetry Week 2022

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Author Steve Tasane Visits Finton House for Poetry Week 2022

On Monday 24 February, Finton House was visited by the author Steve Tasane to kick off Poetry Week 2022. Steve delivered some enthusiasm-filled assemblies to excited audiences across the whole...
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Finton Supports St. George’s Hospital – in Santa Hats!

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Finton Supports St. George’s Hospital – in Santa Hats!

Finton House pupils and staff sported their finest Santa hats on the last day of the Autumn Term to raise money for St. George’s Hospital, Tooting. A few weeks prior...
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Finton Hosts Annual Y6 Netball Tournament

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Finton Hosts Annual Y6 Netball Tournament

On Friday 12 November, Finton House welcomed 10 schools to its annual Y6 Netball Tournament at Tooting Hard Courts. After a rainy start, the sun came out and the courts...
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School Reporters Interview Mr Ben

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School Reporters Interview Mr Ben

Our School Reporters for 2021/22 sat down to interview Mr Ben, our Headmaster, about his time at Finton so far and looking towards the future… What was your favourite subject...
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Finton Hosts First Football Tournament Post-Lockdown

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Finton Hosts First Football Tournament Post-Lockdown

On Tuesday 2nd November, Finton House hosted its annual U8 Football Tournament on Trinity Fields. The sun was shining down on Trinity Fields as Finton House prepared to face The...
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Year 1 Meet ‘Oreo and Friends’

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Year 1 Meet ‘Oreo and Friends’

Year 1 had a visit from a range of exotic animals on Thursday, including boa constrictors, an armadillo and a five month old skunk! The workshop, which forms part of...
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Marathon Raises over £1000 for the Sally Walker Bursary Fund

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Marathon Raises over £1000 for the Sally Walker Bursary Fund

Miss Lindsay completed her 100th marathon on Sunday 3 October 2021, which she ran in aid of the Sally Walker Bursary fund. Miss Lindsay, who is a Teaching Assistant and...
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Crazy Hair Day 2021

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Crazy Hair Day 2021

Thomson held its annual charity event, Crazy Hair Day, on Friday 15 October 2021. We’re fairly certain that anyone who caught sight of our pupils lined up outside the School...
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Finton’s Footballers Celebrate Many Successes

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Finton’s Footballers Celebrate Many Successes

With the return of sporting fixtures against other schools, our budding young footballers have enjoyed a very exciting half term on the football field. The Year 3 boys were victorious...
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Open Morning 2021

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Open Morning 2021

Our annual Saturday Open Morning, the fir5st in-person event we have held for prospective parents since before Covid-19, was a huge success this year. Prospective families were welcomed by members...
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360º Immersive Photography

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360º Immersive Photography

We explored the latest innovation in VR technology this morning. Thank you to Mr Ruparel, governor and parent at Finton House, for a fascinating assembly about 360º immersive photography. It...
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Poetry Celebration and Sign2Sing Performance

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Poetry Celebration and Sign2Sing Performance

A wonderful occasion, the Poetry Celebration and Sign2Sing performance was an absolute success. Thank you to all families for their generous donations towards Sign Health Charity. Your support for this...
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Poetry Week

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Poetry Week

“Poetry week was jazzed up by our visiting poet Joseph Coelho! He started his assembly off by talking about a useful method that he uses called MORERAPS, which stands for...
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Nativity 2019

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Nativity 2019

The Reception Nativity at Trinity Road Chapel is a much-anticipated highlight in the busy Finton calendar. George and Sarah, the Prefects, congratulated the children for a superb performance: “What a...
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Sustainability Fair

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Sustainability Fair

An annual event not to be missed, the Sustainability Fair showcases creativity and environmental awareness with Year 4’s sustainable inventions in the spotlight. After learning about sustainability in class, Year...
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Reduce, Re-use, Recycle

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Reduce, Re-use, Recycle

This week we welcomed our new Pupil Council Charity Hubbub to the Upper and Lower School assemblies. Their mission is closely aligned with our aim to promote sustainability and environmental...
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You can be who you want to be

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You can be who you want to be

This week we deepened our understanding of self-belief in the Upper and Lower School assemblies. Sophie, Year 6 School Reporter writes: Monday’s Assembly was all about self-belief. We watched a clip on...
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Self-Belief

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Self-Belief

Introducing our first goal of this term, Mr Ben addressed Upper and Lower School this week to inspire them about the importance of self-belief. With a can-do attitude, we can...
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Welcome back!

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Welcome back!

Sicily, Year 6 School Reporter writes: “On the first day of term Mr Ben welcomed us all back to school. We felt excited to be top of the school as...
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Prize Day 2019

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Prize Day 2019

What a day! After a year of hard work, it was time to celebrate endeavour, effort, progress and achievements across the school. Assembled in Wandsworth Town Hall prize giving started...
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Sports Day 2019

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Sports Day 2019

With a sunny day and an enthusiastic crowd, all children from our four houses battled in field and track events on Friday morning. The colourful display of house flags and...
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Year 6 Play 2019

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Year 6 Play 2019

Travel with us on a new adventure… On Wednesday, Year 6 had their final debut showing off the finest Finton House acting talent. The audience was in tears as the...
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Chicken Licken, Foxy Loxy, Ducky Lucky, Goosey Lucy,…

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Chicken Licken, Foxy Loxy, Ducky Lucky, Goosey Lucy,…

Oh, what joy! The delightful story of Chicken Licken was performed by our Reception classes this week. Poor Chicken Licken was convinced that the sky was falling when an acorn dropped on her head. As...
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SPECIAL VISIT BY WORLD FAMOUS AUTHOR DAVID WALLIAMS

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SPECIAL VISIT BY WORLD FAMOUS AUTHOR DAVID WALLIAMS

On Monday 11th March, Upper School gathered at Trinity Chapel, bustling with excitement in anticipation of a very special visit by David Walliams. The children’s book author and Britain’s Got...
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2016/17/18 Year 6 Leavers Reunion

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2016/17/18 Year 6 Leavers Reunion

We had a fabulous time at the Year 6 Leavers’ Reunion on 22 April 2019! While parents and staff had a chance to catch up, children loved visiting their former...
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Victorian Workshop

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Victorian Workshop

The action takes place in Victorian London… Children in Reception stepped back in time to experience the daily life in Victorian Britain this week. As the ‘new servants’ at Sudbury Manor the...
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Fun 3D Learning

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Fun 3D Learning

Virtual Reality transported the children to one of the oldest surviving cultures in the world. With a full 360-degree view, the children took part in a dance and didgeridoo performance and observed the...
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Tate Modern Art Project

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Tate Modern Art Project

We are proud to be part of an inspiring contemporary art project which will be unveiled at Tate Britain in 2019. By taking part, Year 3 pupils will see themselves in...
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Ho, ho, ho

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Ho, ho, ho

“The expression on children’s faces is all it takes to make Christmas a magical time of the year!” Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 were taken by surprise on Wednesday...
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Carol Concerts

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Carol Concerts

Year 1-3 children impressed the audience with a fantastic carol concert on Thursday. Their enthusiasm was infectious and their performing skills top-notch. It was a pleasure to watch them having...
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Prize Day

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Prize Day

Prize Day concluded an eventful Autumn Term at Finton! As well as the traditional awarding of prizes, we were treated to a performance by the Year 3 choir, who sang ”’Holly...
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Class Assemblies

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Class Assemblies

Year 2 and 3 class assemblies are in full swing! Last week we had the pleasure of meeting Florence Nightingale and Julius Caesar. We also saw the book ‘James and...
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Pop-Up Shopping Event

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Pop-Up Shopping Event

Buy local this Christmas and support your community. Bring your friends and enjoy an evening of exciting shopping, plus fabulous food from Nik’s Kitchen and delicious drinks from The Skylark...
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Crazy Hair Day Fundraiser

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Crazy Hair Day Fundraiser

In aid of the Rainbow Trust One of the most cheerful mornings at Finton must be the Thomson House Crazy Hair Day! It was fantastic to see the children arrive...
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Open Morning 2018

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Open Morning 2018

Our family open morning is the ideal way to find out more about our school. Whether your child is joining this year or is still too small to notice much,...
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Year 6 Play

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Year 6 Play

Year 6 produced some highly amusing and dramatic moments in their performance of Camelot. The children have been working extremely hard on their rehearsals, and all their efforts have been...
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IAPS National Swimming Finals 2018

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IAPS National Swimming Finals 2018

We would like to congratulate all six girls who qualified to participate in the IAPS National Swimming Finals 2018. Over 5,000 children had tried to qualify for finals day and only...
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An Extraterrestrial Appearance at Finton House

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An Extraterrestrial Appearance at Finton House

Finton House School were tasked with a challenging space mission on their STEM Day recently. The children arrived at school in the morning to discover a crashed spaceship in the...
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Champions at the South of the River Swimming Gala

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Champions at the South of the River Swimming Gala

The Finton House swimming team has achieved incredibly well in the South of the River Swimming Gala. There were 11 schools fighting for the right to be called the best...
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Plastic Ocean Presentation

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Plastic Ocean Presentation

Did you know that more than 8 million tons of plastic are dumped in our oceans every year? Upper School pupils at Finton House listened to a thought-provoking assembly about...
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Sign2Sing – Transforming the Lives of Deaf People

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Sign2Sing – Transforming the Lives of Deaf People

After a very busy week of practising ‘Friends Forever’ in Sign Language, our pupils finally got the chance to perform it in the playground and at Trinity Road Chapel to...
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An Aboriginal Virtual Learning Adventure

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An Aboriginal Virtual Learning Adventure

Year 3 pupils discovered one of the oldest surviving cultures in the world. Guided by local indigenous guides, Year 3 pupils were transported in seconds to Australia in an exciting...
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Language Learning Made Fun!

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Language Learning Made Fun!

What started with a rather long and complicated French introduction and lots of puzzled faces; ended up being one of the most entertaining shows the children have ever seen. Not...
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E-safety Training

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E-safety Training

Childnet International conducted E-safety and digital resilience workshops with Upper School pupils, parents and staff. In light of the recent Children’s Commissioner’s report highlighting the effects of social media on...
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Fintonia Christmas Fair

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Fintonia Christmas Fair

What a success! Finton House was once again transformed into a magical winter wonderland inspired by the all-time favourite tales of Harry Potter. Fintonia featured festive Christmas shopping, wizardly games...
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Harvest Festival

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Harvest Festival

A celebration of the crops, fruit and vegetables grown on our land This year the harvest festival assemblies for the Upper and Lower School were held by Pastor Stuart from...
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Cranleigh Prep Football Festival

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Cranleigh Prep Football Festival

Last Friday the Year 4 ‘A’ Football team spent the day at Cranleigh Prep School. The sun was shining and Chelsea Football Club were organising matches and training for the...
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Year 3 Football Tournament at Ashdown House

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Year 3 Football Tournament at Ashdown House

Although the boys were very excited about the tournament, they knew it would be a challenging day with a number of schools taking part. Unbelievably, both teams managed to win...
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Memories of Finton House School

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Memories of Finton House School

Looking back on their seven years at Finton House School, Year 6 prepared their final speeches for Prize Day 2017. What was for many pupils a nerve-wracking but very memorable...
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Prize Day

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Prize Day

Prize Day 2017 took place in the Wandsworth Civic Suite on Wednesday 12th July, giving the school community the chance to celebrate the exceptional progress and achievements of the past...
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Head Girl and Head Boy 16/17

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Head Girl and Head Boy 16/17

Katy We have loved every minute of our time at Finton House School from the very beginning. From Friday afternoons with ‘Golden Time’ to celebrating having done our 11 plus...
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Sports Day 2017

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Sports Day 2017

The atmosphere on our Sports Day 2017 was fantastic as the whole school community came together to watch the 4 houses Macmillan, Charrington, Thomson and Nunneley, which are named after...
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Buddy Corner

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Buddy Corner

The new Buddy Corner proudly sponsored by Year 6 parents! We would like to say a massive ‘thank-you’ to Year 6 parents, who kindly sponsored the new Buddy Corner. We...
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Miss Maria’s Summer Volunteering with Charity ASU

Miss Maria, one of our Reception Class Assistants, had a busy summer volunteering with the charity ASU. Over the summer holidays, Miss Maria travelled to Burundi with sixteen other volunteers...
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Pupils Lead Initiative to Help Ukrainian Refugees

In mid-March the Head Boy, Head Girl and Prefects wrote to the Finton House community with a proposition to help Ukrainian refugees. The pupils had been touched by the operation...
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‘A Place to Call Home’: A Collaborative Art Project

On Tuesday 22 March, Year 5 pupils visited their collaborative ‘A Place to Call Home’ exhibition at Southside Shopping Centre, Wandsworth. Earlier this year, Year 5 were invited to participate...
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A Fabulously Finton World Book Day!

It really was a fabulously Finton World Book Day this year. Pupils and staff alike showed their creativity and personality through their World Book Day costumes this year (everybody knows...
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Children’s Mental Health Week 2022

We celebrated Children’s Mental Health Week 2022, the theme of which was Growing Together, in many different ways this year. We started the week with assemblies about the importance of...
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Finton House Joins the Launch of #FightingForBreath

On Monday 28 February, pupil and staff representatives from Finton House joined the launch of Asthma + Lung UK’s new campaign: #FightingForBreath. Year 5 pupil Sophia is a British Lung...
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Author Steve Tasane Visits Finton House for Poetry Week 2022

On Monday 24 February, Finton House was visited by the author Steve Tasane to kick off Poetry Week 2022. Steve delivered some enthusiasm-filled assemblies to excited audiences across the whole...
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Finton Supports St. George’s Hospital – in Santa Hats!

Finton House pupils and staff sported their finest Santa hats on the last day of the Autumn Term to raise money for St. George’s Hospital, Tooting. A few weeks prior...
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Finton Hosts Annual Y6 Netball Tournament

On Friday 12 November, Finton House welcomed 10 schools to its annual Y6 Netball Tournament at Tooting Hard Courts. After a rainy start, the sun came out and the courts...
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School Reporters Interview Mr Ben

Our School Reporters for 2021/22 sat down to interview Mr Ben, our Headmaster, about his time at Finton so far and looking towards the future… What was your favourite subject...
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Finton Hosts First Football Tournament Post-Lockdown

On Tuesday 2nd November, Finton House hosted its annual U8 Football Tournament on Trinity Fields. The sun was shining down on Trinity Fields as Finton House prepared to face The...
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Year 1 Meet ‘Oreo and Friends’

Year 1 had a visit from a range of exotic animals on Thursday, including boa constrictors, an armadillo and a five month old skunk! The workshop, which forms part of...
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Marathon Raises over £1000 for the Sally Walker Bursary Fund

Miss Lindsay completed her 100th marathon on Sunday 3 October 2021, which she ran in aid of the Sally Walker Bursary fund. Miss Lindsay, who is a Teaching Assistant and...
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Crazy Hair Day 2021

Thomson held its annual charity event, Crazy Hair Day, on Friday 15 October 2021. We’re fairly certain that anyone who caught sight of our pupils lined up outside the School...
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Finton’s Footballers Celebrate Many Successes

With the return of sporting fixtures against other schools, our budding young footballers have enjoyed a very exciting half term on the football field. The Year 3 boys were victorious...
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Open Morning 2021

Our annual Saturday Open Morning, the fir5st in-person event we have held for prospective parents since before Covid-19, was a huge success this year. Prospective families were welcomed by members...
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360º Immersive Photography

We explored the latest innovation in VR technology this morning. Thank you to Mr Ruparel, governor and parent at Finton House, for a fascinating assembly about 360º immersive photography. It...
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Poetry Celebration and Sign2Sing Performance

A wonderful occasion, the Poetry Celebration and Sign2Sing performance was an absolute success. Thank you to all families for their generous donations towards Sign Health Charity. Your support for this...
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Poetry Week

“Poetry week was jazzed up by our visiting poet Joseph Coelho! He started his assembly off by talking about a useful method that he uses called MORERAPS, which stands for...
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Nativity 2019

The Reception Nativity at Trinity Road Chapel is a much-anticipated highlight in the busy Finton calendar. George and Sarah, the Prefects, congratulated the children for a superb performance: “What a...
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Sustainability Fair

An annual event not to be missed, the Sustainability Fair showcases creativity and environmental awareness with Year 4’s sustainable inventions in the spotlight. After learning about sustainability in class, Year...
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Reduce, Re-use, Recycle

This week we welcomed our new Pupil Council Charity Hubbub to the Upper and Lower School assemblies. Their mission is closely aligned with our aim to promote sustainability and environmental...
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You can be who you want to be

This week we deepened our understanding of self-belief in the Upper and Lower School assemblies. Sophie, Year 6 School Reporter writes: Monday’s Assembly was all about self-belief. We watched a clip on...
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Self-Belief

Introducing our first goal of this term, Mr Ben addressed Upper and Lower School this week to inspire them about the importance of self-belief. With a can-do attitude, we can...
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Welcome back!

Sicily, Year 6 School Reporter writes: “On the first day of term Mr Ben welcomed us all back to school. We felt excited to be top of the school as...
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Prize Day 2019

What a day! After a year of hard work, it was time to celebrate endeavour, effort, progress and achievements across the school. Assembled in Wandsworth Town Hall prize giving started...
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Sports Day 2019

With a sunny day and an enthusiastic crowd, all children from our four houses battled in field and track events on Friday morning. The colourful display of house flags and...
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Year 6 Play 2019

Travel with us on a new adventure… On Wednesday, Year 6 had their final debut showing off the finest Finton House acting talent. The audience was in tears as the...
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Chicken Licken, Foxy Loxy, Ducky Lucky, Goosey Lucy,…

Oh, what joy! The delightful story of Chicken Licken was performed by our Reception classes this week. Poor Chicken Licken was convinced that the sky was falling when an acorn dropped on her head. As...
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SPECIAL VISIT BY WORLD FAMOUS AUTHOR DAVID WALLIAMS

On Monday 11th March, Upper School gathered at Trinity Chapel, bustling with excitement in anticipation of a very special visit by David Walliams. The children’s book author and Britain’s Got...
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2016/17/18 Year 6 Leavers Reunion

We had a fabulous time at the Year 6 Leavers’ Reunion on 22 April 2019! While parents and staff had a chance to catch up, children loved visiting their former...
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Victorian Workshop

The action takes place in Victorian London… Children in Reception stepped back in time to experience the daily life in Victorian Britain this week. As the ‘new servants’ at Sudbury Manor the...
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Fun 3D Learning

Virtual Reality transported the children to one of the oldest surviving cultures in the world. With a full 360-degree view, the children took part in a dance and didgeridoo performance and observed the...
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Tate Modern Art Project

We are proud to be part of an inspiring contemporary art project which will be unveiled at Tate Britain in 2019. By taking part, Year 3 pupils will see themselves in...
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Ho, ho, ho

“The expression on children’s faces is all it takes to make Christmas a magical time of the year!” Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 were taken by surprise on Wednesday...
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Carol Concerts

Year 1-3 children impressed the audience with a fantastic carol concert on Thursday. Their enthusiasm was infectious and their performing skills top-notch. It was a pleasure to watch them having...
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Prize Day

Prize Day concluded an eventful Autumn Term at Finton! As well as the traditional awarding of prizes, we were treated to a performance by the Year 3 choir, who sang ”’Holly...
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Class Assemblies

Year 2 and 3 class assemblies are in full swing! Last week we had the pleasure of meeting Florence Nightingale and Julius Caesar. We also saw the book ‘James and...
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Pop-Up Shopping Event

Buy local this Christmas and support your community. Bring your friends and enjoy an evening of exciting shopping, plus fabulous food from Nik’s Kitchen and delicious drinks from The Skylark...
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Crazy Hair Day Fundraiser

In aid of the Rainbow Trust One of the most cheerful mornings at Finton must be the Thomson House Crazy Hair Day! It was fantastic to see the children arrive...
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Open Morning 2018

Our family open morning is the ideal way to find out more about our school. Whether your child is joining this year or is still too small to notice much,...
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Year 6 Play

Year 6 produced some highly amusing and dramatic moments in their performance of Camelot. The children have been working extremely hard on their rehearsals, and all their efforts have been...
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IAPS National Swimming Finals 2018

We would like to congratulate all six girls who qualified to participate in the IAPS National Swimming Finals 2018. Over 5,000 children had tried to qualify for finals day and only...
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An Extraterrestrial Appearance at Finton House

Finton House School were tasked with a challenging space mission on their STEM Day recently. The children arrived at school in the morning to discover a crashed spaceship in the...
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Champions at the South of the River Swimming Gala

The Finton House swimming team has achieved incredibly well in the South of the River Swimming Gala. There were 11 schools fighting for the right to be called the best...
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Plastic Ocean Presentation

Did you know that more than 8 million tons of plastic are dumped in our oceans every year? Upper School pupils at Finton House listened to a thought-provoking assembly about...
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Sign2Sing – Transforming the Lives of Deaf People

After a very busy week of practising ‘Friends Forever’ in Sign Language, our pupils finally got the chance to perform it in the playground and at Trinity Road Chapel to...
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An Aboriginal Virtual Learning Adventure

Year 3 pupils discovered one of the oldest surviving cultures in the world. Guided by local indigenous guides, Year 3 pupils were transported in seconds to Australia in an exciting...
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Language Learning Made Fun!

What started with a rather long and complicated French introduction and lots of puzzled faces; ended up being one of the most entertaining shows the children have ever seen. Not...
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E-safety Training

Childnet International conducted E-safety and digital resilience workshops with Upper School pupils, parents and staff. In light of the recent Children’s Commissioner’s report highlighting the effects of social media on...
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Fintonia Christmas Fair

What a success! Finton House was once again transformed into a magical winter wonderland inspired by the all-time favourite tales of Harry Potter. Fintonia featured festive Christmas shopping, wizardly games...
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Harvest Festival

A celebration of the crops, fruit and vegetables grown on our land This year the harvest festival assemblies for the Upper and Lower School were held by Pastor Stuart from...
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Cranleigh Prep Football Festival

Last Friday the Year 4 ‘A’ Football team spent the day at Cranleigh Prep School. The sun was shining and Chelsea Football Club were organising matches and training for the...
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Year 3 Football Tournament at Ashdown House

Although the boys were very excited about the tournament, they knew it would be a challenging day with a number of schools taking part. Unbelievably, both teams managed to win...
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Memories of Finton House School

Looking back on their seven years at Finton House School, Year 6 prepared their final speeches for Prize Day 2017. What was for many pupils a nerve-wracking but very memorable...
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Prize Day

Prize Day 2017 took place in the Wandsworth Civic Suite on Wednesday 12th July, giving the school community the chance to celebrate the exceptional progress and achievements of the past...
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Head Girl and Head Boy 16/17

Katy We have loved every minute of our time at Finton House School from the very beginning. From Friday afternoons with ‘Golden Time’ to celebrating having done our 11 plus...
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Sports Day 2017

The atmosphere on our Sports Day 2017 was fantastic as the whole school community came together to watch the 4 houses Macmillan, Charrington, Thomson and Nunneley, which are named after...
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Buddy Corner

The new Buddy Corner proudly sponsored by Year 6 parents! We would like to say a massive ‘thank-you’ to Year 6 parents, who kindly sponsored the new Buddy Corner. We...