Some of our children moved up a classroom this afternoon, and some became 'the professionals' in the room, welcoming the newer children in to their classroom. We had teamwork going on, communication and rules being spoken about, laying down children's expectations of us (as well as ours of them), some playing together and also finding out about each others strengths, [...]
Class 1 and 2 had a great day at the beach on Thursday! We had a long walk from the school to Putsborough beach. First, we made sandcastles and had a kick around with the football. Before we had our lunch we went to explore the rock pools. We found; crabs, jellyfish and coral! After lunch, we had our sandcastle [...]
Our school is part of a growing number of schools within the Teaching School Alliance that is leading the way for more school-led teacher training. This is really important to us because it means we can choose the very best talent and develop them into teachers. Being able to choose who we train as teachers helps us in delivering the [...]
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!
Class 1 and 2 had an exciting morning learning about the properties of materials and how they can be recycled. Hopefully they have brought home a useful fridge magnet reminder for the whole family! In the afternoon they turned into mini beasts and learnt all about composting. We learnt the different types of food we can (and cannot) put into [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]