Monthly Archives: February 2019


School Council has spoken…!

Our School Council met this week and we spoke about Ecobricks. Gil said they were, "Ecobricks are Cool!" (big thumbs up) and they all said they wanted to make something out of them. They suggested possibly a seating area, a bench, a table and even went on to say that they could play with the coloured bottoms so that they [...]

What’s on w/e 15.02.19

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Step aside Jack…Peter Pan is NOT finished yet…

Hello and welcome to another Stepping Stones blog post, being sent to you all the way from Never Neverland. Since our last post the plan was to move on from the Peter Pan theme and start exploring Jack and the Beanstalk. However, it appears that Mandy, Harriet and I are far better at channeling our inner Pirates/Crocodiles than we are [...]

Young Leaders Afternoon

A huge well done to Class 4 for organising some great activities this afternoon for Classes 2 and 3. Everyone did brilliantly...and the sun shone!

5’s Boosters…

Homophones ("same sound"), grammar, speech and general errors were the order of our year 5 booster yesterday. We tried to get to the bottom of WHY it's like that, but also clever ways to REMEMBER it so we use them in our writing! There, they're and their are common mistakes, and so is your and you're. Of and off also [...]

A trip to Sydney

A big thank you, from all of class 1 and 2, for sharing your holiday stories and photos! One of our Class 3 girls recently went on holiday to Sydney, Australia. To fit in with our topic, she offered to come and share her holiday with us! She spoke with confidence and taught us lots about Australia. We especially liked [...]

Ambitious Swimming…

Some of our Class 3 & 4 children had an EXCELLENT morning at the Braunton Learning Community swimming gala today. 3rd place, amongst some very good, and also larger schools, is an excellent position to achieve! Everyone was really proud and the organisers mentioned that we were certainly punching above our small school size. Ambitious? Oh yes! What a success! [...]

Are you interested in training to become a teacher?

Although there are no current plans to take on a student teacher from September, the North Devon Teaching School Alliance that we're part of has placements available in many schools in Devon. Read on if you'd like to explore becoming a teacher! Our school is part of a growing number of schools that is leading the way for more school-led [...]

What’s on w/e 8.02.19

Whatson 425.pdf

Young Food Writer of The Year 2019

The Guild of Food Writers… Young Food Writer of The Year 2019 The Write It competition is back, with your chance to be crowned Young Food Writer of the Year 2019. Just write a story on the theme of ‘Food for Sharing’ for your chance to win lots of fabulous prizes and an invite to the Winners’ Lunch to meet [...]