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

London by Ena (4V)

Friday, 22 May 2015 by

When we first arrived at amazing London we got ourselves all set up wonderfully then we all went to the Natural History Museum.  There were humongous sculptures of dinosaurs there and all different kinds of things that were centuries years old. Then we went to the hotel. The next morning we got dressed to go to

Waitrose Token Bin

Friday, 15 May 2015 by

A big thank you to Waitrose Torquay for helping us to raise money for our school vegetable patch. Several children from the ‘Ground Force’ after school club visited the store with Mr Taylor this week and were presented with a cheque for £304 by the staff.

The First of Many…

Friday, 15 May 2015 by

The new school chickens have settled in really well over the last few weeks. They have had a steady stream of visitors from children across the school and been spoilt with plenty of treats. Hens start to lay eggs when they are around 6 months old and as our ladies were born at the beginning

Outdoor Project Weekend

Friday, 15 May 2015 by

Last weekend several parents kindly gave up their Saturday to undertake various outdoor projects around the school, with the aim of making the grounds a more exciting place for the children to play and learn. Thanks to FOSV for their help and support, we achieved far more than we had hoped for. The volunteers constructed

The Alpaca is Unveiled!

Friday, 01 May 2015 by

Mrs Hodgson and Mrs Radford unveiled the alpaca in our KS2 assembly this morning. They had run a competition for pupils to design how the alpaca was to be decorated. Daisy from Class 3J was the runner-up and the winner was Josh from Class 5St. The alpaca will be decorated in Josh’s design by a team of

Sherwell Chicks!

Monday, 27 April 2015 by

We are pleased to announce that the Sherwell Valley chickens have finally arrived and have settled down well in their new home. It has been a long wait and all the children were very excited whilst the last few finishing touches were made to the new chicken coop and run in preparation for the arrival