Devon Outdoor Athletics: Quad Kids

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 by

On Wednesday 24th June, the Year 5/6 Quad Kids Athletics Squad travelled to Plymouth Brickfields Athletics track to participate in the Devon Summer 2015 Games. The Quad Kids event consisted of a 75m sprint, 600m long distance run, standing long jump and a Vortex throw.  The children had already been crowned Torbay Champions,  and were

Key Stage 1 Sports Day

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 by

Wow what a success KS1 Sports Day was! All of the children tried their best in every race and had so much fun. Ruby were the overall winners and were very excited and proud to hold the KS1 Winners Cup. Well done Ruby!

County Finals

Friday, 26 June 2015 by

On Wednesday 24th June, Mr K took our Rounders Team to the County Final for the very first time.  They played tremendously well and ended up finishing third in Devon.  This is another tremendous achievement: well done Holly, Amy, Shannen, Molly, Oriana, Kyle, Jacob, Aidan, Noah and Fergus.

Empty Classroom Day

Thursday, 25 June 2015 by

On Friday 19th June, children and staff at Sherwell Valley celebrated Empty Classroom Day by spending time throughout the day outside in the school grounds. They took part in a wide range of outdoor activities. These included working out maths questions on the playground, quiet reading, parachute games on the field, various orienteering courses, bug


Thursday, 18 June 2015 by

Breaking news (!)… …on Monday 15th June, 3J collected the eggs from our school chickens and were pleased to announce that we finally have five eggs a day! Obviously our 5 ladies are very happy with their new home, as they are all now laying an egg a day!

Jeremy Strong Visit

Friday, 12 June 2015 by

This week we were lucky enough to have a visit from the fantastic Jeremy Strong.  He spoke to all children from Reception – Year 6 about writing stories, how he became an author and read some exciting chapters from his huge selection of amazingly funny books. We are certain that the children had an incredible time


Wednesday, 10 June 2015 by

FOSV are holding an evening of LIVE MUSIC and DANCING to SPECIAL MEASURES featuring our teachers Chris Flintham, Ali Taylor, Adrian Bradbury plus Martin Vowles + Support from Anais Hay at The Bancourt Hotel, Avenue Road, Torquay TQ2 5LG on Friday 19th June 2015 There are two tickets available: £12.00 which includes a cold buffet

Year 6 France Visit

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 by

Wow!  What a great time we had in Normandy this month – the highlight being a fantastic day at Disneyland Paris!!!!  41 Year 6 children also visited D-Day Memorials, the Bayeux Tapestry and a local street Market – and also carried out Environmental Studies in the rockpools with a French Environmental Scientist. It was a brilliant