Thursday, 21 July 2016 by

On Tuesday, Jo Gilvear from Buglife, came to our Junior assembly to present Jack in year 5 with a prize. Jack had entered ‘Torbay’s Buzzing’ art competition and he was the winner of the Key Stage 2 prize: a family ticket to Paignton Zoo and a bee hotel for the school grounds. Copies of Jack’s

Patch to Plate

Thursday, 21 July 2016 by

                                Over the last few weeks, the children have been harvesting the fruit and vegetables grown in the school vegetable patch.   A large proportion of these get delivered to the school kitchen, where they are turned into yummy treats,

Year 3 Greek Olympics

Thursday, 21 July 2016 by

This morning, as the temperature soared, Year 3 took part in a Greek Olympic celebration. Dressed in their fantastic costumes, Athens, Sparta, Corinth and Argos battled it out over javelins, discus, shot putt and several running races. The winning house was Sparta (Ruby), which was celebrated by a Greek feast, consisting of olives, pitta bread,

Sherwell Valley’s got Talent

Friday, 15 July 2016 by

As usual there were a lot of brilliant acts taking part in the Junior talent show today. The joint winners this year are: Jacob and Hugo for their magic tricks and Darcy for her rendition of ‘There once was an ugly duckling’ and Niamh for hula hooping! In second place: Erin who sang ‘Castle on

Summer Harvest

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 by

It’s the time of year when our children begin to harvest some of the fruit and vegetables they have successfully grown in the school vegetable patch, before the summer holidays begin.  On Tuesday, the children in ‘Ground Force’, the after-school outdoors’ club, pulled up the garlic and onions that they had planted last autumn. They also

Governors’ Merit Awards

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 by

The Governors’ Merit Awards were received by the following children, this term: Charleigh and Noah (Nursery), Ella-Rose and Rio (RST), Noah and Ava (RJ), Ryan and Maisy (RG), Millie and Freddie (1CJ), Harley and Harrison (1SL), Adam and Ethan (1M), Isabelle and Martin (2C), Amy and Charlie (2PH), Joe and Emily (2F), Keira and Charlie

Writers’ Ties

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 by

The Writers’ Ties were awarded to the following children this term: Thomas (Nursery), Faith (RJ), Joseph (RG), Halle (RST), Raphaella (1SL), Faith (1CJ), Chloe (1M),  Niamh (2C), Dylan (2F), Sonia (2PH), Cameron (3G), Wilbur (3T), Mollie (3J), Jemima (4LB), Abigail (4S), Toby (4V), Max (5B), Niranjana (5N), Lola (5MT), Bradley (6A), Evie (6S) and Estelle

Drumming news!

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 by

Mr. Stipple, the drum teacher, awarded certificates to Hayden, Ansel, Niall, Holly, Charlotte and Lola for endeavour, perseverance and attendance with their drum lessons.

The Great Big Rhino Project

Friday, 01 July 2016 by

This canvas has been painted by some of our Nursery children. It is going to be displayed at Paignton Zoo in the Summer as part of the rhino trail. We have been talking about rhinos and how they are an endangered species. For more information about The Great Big Rhino Project, please click here.

The Big Toddle

Friday, 01 July 2016 by

On 17th June, the Nursery children took part in a Big Toddle event in aid of The Barnardo’s Children’s Charity. They toddled half a mile around the school grounds and got a medal! A big well done to everyone who toddled!