Year Six Harry Potter Day!

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 by

The day started with everybody coming to school dressed up like Harry Potter characters. Once we were all in school, we started a quiz whilst watching Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. Due to taking up their own time, Mr Flintham, Mrs Houghton and Mr Taylor had done a creative morning in the woodlands with

Interested in taking part in a TV show?

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 by

The BBC One prime time Series: “Eat Well For Less?” is back for a third series and is looking for households to take part. The series follows Masterchef’s Gregg Wallace & Chris Bavin on a mission to prove that it is possible for families to save money on their food budget without scrimping on taste and

Tesco’s Bags of Help Initiative

Thursday, 18 February 2016 by

Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch its ‘Bags of Help’ initiative in hundreds of regions across England and Wales. The scheme will see three community groups and projects in each of these regions awarded grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag charges. ‘Bags of Help’ offers community

Big School Bird Watch 2016

Thursday, 11 February 2016 by

Despite the strong winds and constant heavy rain, courtesy of storm Imogen, the children from KS2 who took part in the RSPB’s ‘Big School Bird Watch’ survey were met by a surprisingly still, clear morning. Two children from each class wrapped up warmly, put on their boots and braved the cold weather. The children were

Safer Internet Day

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 by

We have been promoting E-Safety throughout the day. Our Digital Leaders arranged a quiz and treasure hunt which the children have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in. Some year 6 children have shared positive messages and what they love about the Internet as part of the campaign on Their hearts will be displayed in the

Sherwell Valley Does Countdown

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 by

On Monday 8th February, 24 brave students from Years 1-6 took part in the first whole school event of the year- Sherwell Valley Does Countdown. After 4 gruelling rounds (consisting of numbers, letters, conundrums and an additional ‘Who on Earth is this?’ round), Emerald were crowned champions with 4 points, closely followed by Ruby with

Boulder Bunker Visit

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 by

On Wednesday 3rd February, Mrs Bunn and Mr Kingston took a small group of PE enthusiasts from across the school to the Boulder Bunker in Torre. They had the opportunity to climb and traverse walls, as well as compete in several challenging games. It’s fair to say that all children (and teachers) had a wonderful

Gangsta Granny

Friday, 05 February 2016 by

As a reading reward trip, some children went to the Northcott Theatre in Exeter to watch Gangsta Granny.  It was an amazing show that all twelve children and two adults found hilarious and amazing.  This trip was probably one of the best that I’ve been on and maybe the best other people have been on

Cross-Country Competition

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

The following children have been selected to take part in a cross-country competition at TBGS on March 1st. They had to take part in a trial to be selected. The distance of the race is between 1200-1500m. Axel, Toby, Ava, Lauren, Hannah and Skye (4V).  Harry (4LB).   William (4S).   Olivia and Ollie (3T). The reserves