Monthly Archives: March 2019

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A community THANK YOU

This afternoon Class 4 invited our volunteers to share an afternoon tea in the hall. Children showed work, sang, played guitar, the piano and the drums. There was also a performance of some awesome poetry. A big thank you to all of our fantastic volunteers and also thank you to all of the volunteers who were unable to be with [...]

A community THANK YOU

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Fire Safety Talk for Year 1 and 2

The Fire Brigade came to give a talk to Year 1 and 2 today. Your child should have a really good idea of what the service does and how to keep safe. Stop, drop and roll!

Year 1 and 2 Tennis Festival

Year 1 and 2 were put through their tennis paces today at Tarka Tennis Centre in Barnstaple. The children were all brilliant and listened so well to the coaches. Braunton Academy lent a helping hand with some of their children to support us. Wimbledon here we come!

What’s on w/e 29.03.19

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Making a didgeridoo!

We had so much fun learning about and making our own didgeridoo! We watched some videos of different people playing the didgeridoo and we each had a go on a real one. We used Aboriginal dot painting to decorate our didgeridoo, we worked carefully on different patterns and styles. We covered our cardboard tubes with brown paper and then used [...]

Investigating absorbent materials – Class 1

We've been looking at the different types of materials in Science. Today, we investigated which types of materials are absorbent and which are not. We talked about the types of materials we would use if we were going to mop up a spilled drink and which ones would not work. In our experiment we used; sponge, paper, cotton wool, plastic [...]

Plastic-Free Fraternity: a Great Global Community…

As part of their topic on Sustainability... Class 4 loved taking part with BBC's Live Lessons this afternoon.  They may not have mentioned the work we've been doing over the past couple of years, but we're proud that many, many other schools are following our footsteps in becoming Plastic Free.  The children loved seeing what others had done and really [...]

Class 4 make some awesome music

Phil Heeley came into school today to introduce a new programme called EduBandLab which lets child create their own music tracks on the computer. Phil has been working with computer generated music for years and actually created Dance eJay which some of may have heard of. I will try to uploads some of the children's music over the next couple [...]

Class 3 visit Chapel Wood to find out about Britain’s woodlands

Class 3 picked a perfect day to visit Chapel Woods with the National Trust today - the sun even came out this afternoon! We were on a research mission to find out about the threats to Britain's woodland habitats, and the plants and animals that live there. Josh and the National Trust team showed us how how to work out [...]