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Lundy day one…

Just some photos for now, if they upload. Children all happy and well. Loving it over here and excited at the prospect of a midnight walk up the lighthouse! (And that's just me!)

Class 1’s Special Minibeast and Compost Workshop

Class 1 has had a great time this morning, learning all about minibeasts and how to make good quality compost. Not only did we get to turn the hall into a giant compost bin, bringing lots of different minibeasts to life (including a huge centipede), we also got to plant their own grass and look very closely at lots of [...]

The Great Class 4 Car Race – Results!

It was a tense day on Wednesday as the results of the Great Class 4 Car race were revealed.... Everyone in class 4 had managed to design and build a working (mostly) car, and I was amazed at the creativity and imagination shown in this year's range of vehicles. The races were held on Monday afternoon and each car could [...]

Class 4 Athletics Festival

Class 4 had a great day at the Braunton School Athletics Festival yesterday competing against years 5 & 6 from all of the Braunton Learning Community primary schools. The day was run as a mini Olympics and our teams (Uganda and Greece) ran, jumped, hurdled and threw their way round 8 different activities designed to test their endurance [...]

New Vets and Fish and Chip Shop Opening in Class 1 – Help Needed!

In line with our topic I am hoping to set up a Fish and Chip Shop (possibly with an Ice Cream Parlour included) in the Wendy House and a Vet's Surgery in the outside den. If you happen to treat yourself this half term to some fish and chips (or a small tub of ice cream) please could you help [...]

The Great Class 4 Car Race begins…

Class 4 started their DT project on vehicles this week with a challenge: can you make a vehicle that will carry a passenger safely down a ramp? They had just 45 minutes to design and build their vehicle from scratch! Every group succeeded in keeping their passenger safe, and the winning vehicle travelled an impressive 3.8 metres! [...]

Wistlandpound Reservoir

Classes 1 and 2 had a lovely walk around Wistlandpound Reservoir, spotting all sorts of things. Thank you to all the parents who gave up their time to help us. It turned out to be a beautiful (but chilly) day.........what a great place to live!

Terrific Tennis at Tarka!

​Classes 1 & 2 enjoyed an energetic morning at the Tarka Tennis Centre. There were lots of ball-themed stations, but also balancing, jumping, hula-hooping and throwing. We spotted many future Andy Murrays! ​ ​ ​

Netball

Here is a belated photo of the netball team! Well done everyone, it was a very good day. ...........and just a reminder that Netball Club will continue up until half term. Thank you Gemma and Emma for taking it on!

By Royal Invitation!

Class 1 had some special visitors from Buckingham Palace today, King Arthur, Queen Eva, Maid Ellis and Maid Dilys! A right royal tea party ensued including the surprise entrance of the King and Queen where everybody curtseyed and bowed. Party rings, crisps and cheese snacks were consumed, royal fruit juice drunk and special cupcakes eaten. The King and Queen had [...]