School Council Minutes, January 2017

The first School Council meeting of the year has been held.  Please click on the link below to read all about their discussions!

Sat, 07/01/2017 (All day)

Class 3, Spring Topic Letter

Please click on the link to read about the topics being covered by Class 3 during the Spring Term.

Sat, 07/01/2017 (All day)

Class One build lego zip wires

After learning about the inventor of lego, Ole Kirk Christiansen, the children were challenged to build a lego zip wire.  This led to lots of discussion about the difference the angle of the slope made, gravity, and forces.  For example if the angle of the slope were too great, gravity pulled it down fast and because there was no breaking or friction to slow him down the force with which he reached the end of the zip wire meant he broke into pieces!  The children showed great determination and resilience during this activity as well as being very proud when their zip wires we

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Fri, 06/01/2017 (All day)

Class 1 Topic Letter Spring 1

Newsletter - 16th December

Lunch, music and mince-pies! December 2016

What a fabulous foodie and musical day we shared together!  Firstly, all the children, staff and some of our governors, ate a wonderful Christmas lunch prepared by our wonderful cook, Lisa, ably assisted by Mrs Cook.  Then the children entertained the parents to some fabulous musical performances, whilst the adults drank coffee and ate mince pies in a wonderful cafe ambience!  It really was an un-missable Christmas treat!

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Thu, 15/12/2016 (All day)

Mel Stride awards prize! December 2016

Mel Stride, MP for Central Devon, visited Doddi School to award a very special prize to one of our Year 5 girls.  She entered a competition to design a special Christmas card for Mel, and won!  All the children were pleased to meet Mel and our winner was delighted to receive a framed copy of her card and to have a special photograph taken with a real VIP!

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Thu, 15/12/2016 (All day)

Hoodwinked! It's panto time at Doddi! December 2016

This year's Christmas play was 'Hoodwinked', a pantomime based on the legend of Robin Hood.  The Key Stage 2 children told the story of Robin's battle against the evil Sheriff of Nottingham with their fantastic acting and singing, and the Key Stage 1 children brought three of the songs to life with their fabulous dancing.  Both shows were really well attended by family and friends and even a posse of ex-Doddi pupils came back to enjoy the spectacle.  Many thanks to all the parents who made costumes, helped shift furniture and

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Thu, 15/12/2016 (All day)

Christingle at Doddi, December 2016

To mark the start of the Christmas period, the children held their Christingle Service in Doddiscombsleigh Church.  After making the Christingles in the school hall and practising the carols, the children were ready to celebrate the event.  They, and their families, met at school to process to the church using their torches and lanterns to guide the way.  Once inside, Reverend Mayer led the service which included readings telling the Christmas story, an explanation of the symbolism of the actual Christingle and a collection of money for the Children's Society to

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Fri, 09/12/2016 (All day)

Newsletter - 2nd December

Please find attached our December newsletter.

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