Google Expeditions

Friday, 16 December 2016 by

Children from year 2 through to year 6 have had an amazing opportunity with Google Expeditions today. We have used virtual reality headsets to explore different parts of the world and space, including a trip to visit Santa! Both children and staff thoroughly enjoyed the Expedition experience.

Tech Gifts this Christmas

Friday, 16 December 2016 by

UK Safer Internet Centre are offering the following advice. Please click on the link for even more information. As Christmas approaches there are plenty of new gadgets that parents and carers may be thinking about buying for their children. But before you wrap up your presents, have you checked out the safety features? We’ve


Friday, 02 December 2016 by

Once again male members of staff have supported this worthy cause. Thanks to your generosity they have raised in excess of £175:00!

Woodland Trust Trees

Monday, 28 November 2016 by

Thanks to the Woodland Trust, we have been given 210 new trees to plant around our School grounds. These trees are all native species that will either allow us: to pick a wild harvest of berries to use in our cooking to produce a sustainable source of energy enjoy a variety of woodland crafts, such as

Freya’s Firework Tribute!

Friday, 18 November 2016 by

After attending the Firework extravaganza at our School, Freya, in year 5, was inspired to write the following poem: I wish I was a firework  I’m sure Sherwell are proud, Of  the massive crowd. It was a spectacular sight, Seeing all the wonderful lights. It felt like a big atmosphere, Because all you could hear

The Fire Engine visits Little Valley!

Monday, 14 November 2016 by

The Fire Engine came to see us, Wednesday 9th November. It was a fantastic visit! The children had the opportunity to sit inside the Fire Engine, squirt the hose and try on the fireman’s helmet! It was a wonderful opportunity for the children to learn about people who help us and to learn about different

Remembrance Day

Friday, 11 November 2016 by

Once again this year all of the staff and children, including those from the Nursery and Little Valley, marked Remembrance Day for those who have died in war. We all joined together on the Junior Playground for the two minute silence. “At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember

Year 1 Owl Visit

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 by

Year 1 had a visit from ‘The Devon Bird Of Prey Centre’ yesterday to talk to us about owls and how to handle them. The Barn Owl was called Oracle and is 4 months old. The tiny owl is a White Faced Scops owl called Cherub and  is 7 years old. We learned some interesting facts: An

The Guys are Back at Sherwell!

Friday, 04 November 2016 by

As always for our Fantastic Firework Event, children from each year group helped to make a Guy to burn on the fire. As usual their efforts were incredible and Mr Kingston had a tricky decision to choose the winner. After much deliberation, he chose Sparkle the Witch created by the Foundation Team (Nursery & Reception).

Outdoor Project Day

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 by

A big thank you to all of the parents, children and members of staff who came to help with our outdoor projects on Saturday 8th October. It was a fantastic day with approximately 50 volunteers – digging, planting and building all around the grounds. We weeded and reseeded the mini summer wildflower meadow; cleared an area in