Girl’s Football

Tuesday, 03 February 2015 by

After winning the Torbay regional competition for the E.S.F.A National ‘Danone Cup’, our Year 5/6 girls headed to Plymstock to play the Devon finals. In appalling conditions, which included minus temperatures, snow, hail, rain, gales and some sunshine, the girls took on Hooe Primary school, winners of the Plymouth district. In a very competitive game

Year 6 Science Circus!

Friday, 16 January 2015 by

On Monday 12th January, Year 6 were lucky to have a visit from Elfic the Jester. Elfic started the day with a talk about forces, linking with Year 6’s Nutty Professor experience. During the talk, he wowed his audience with exciting and daring circus skills, all of which helped to explain forces in action. Each

Home Grown School Dinners!

Thursday, 08 January 2015 by

Over the Autumn term, Ground Force have started to supply the school kitchen with organic fruit and vegetables. These have been grown and looked after by the children during the past year on the school vegetable patch. These have included parsnips, purple carrots, parsley, and pumpkins. They have already started to plant up the raised

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Friday, 19 December 2014 by

  Have a very enjoyable break!

Sports for Schools – Update

Friday, 19 December 2014 by

We are now pleased to announce that following our sponsored fitness circuit event with Sports for Schools, Sherwell Valley has raised £1,328.64 for new PE equipment.  This is fantastic! Thank you to everyone for your help in raising this money! The children will be delighted with some new equipment! The rest of the money raised

Street Dance Club

Friday, 19 December 2014 by

Our street Dance Club, run by Sami have created a dance to Flo Rida’s ‘Low’. The club have performed the routine to their parents and both KS1 and KS2 pupils.

Cancer Research

Thursday, 18 December 2014 by

Holly has reported that on 12th December 2014, Class 5St held a cake sale for Cancer Research.  We were able to raise £100.  We sold a variety of cakes, fudge, biscuits and loom bands. We have posted off our cheque for £100 and hope it helps people affected by cancer.

Den-making, Marshmallows & Hot Chocolate

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 by

As a Christmas celebration and to end the Autumn term with a bang, Ground Force children gathered in the woodland last Tuesday till 5.00pm. They started the evening by taking part in a den building competition, working on the skills they have learned throughout the last term. This was followed by camp fire songs, roasting marshmallows and

RSPB – Visit

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 by

A big thank you to Linda and Carole, from the RSPB, for visiting our children last week during assembly. They gave a fantastic presentation to the children on all the different birds that can be found in our school grounds at this time of year, accompanied by some beautiful photos and sound effects. Earlier in

Switch Off 2014!

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 by

During the last week of November, children at Sherwell Valley were challenged to think about the electricity they were using at home and school whilst being encouraged to switch off electrical appliances that weren’t being used. 3T gave their class assembly all about where our energy comes from and how we can use it in