Library Skills Visit, September 2013

Both Key Stage 2 classes were involved in a special library skills workshop given by Mrs Kennet from the School's Library Service.  They learnt how to find non-fiction books using the dewey system and how to track down their favourite authors!

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Sat, 28/09/2013 (All day)

Gormley Figures at Doddi! September 2013

We were visited by Lucy Rockcliffe, a local ceramic artist, who showed us how to make Gormley-type figures to form an art installation.  Each child was able to make two or three figures which will form a welcoming party at the Doddi Art Show during half-term.  The funding for this exciting art session was provided by the Helen Foundation, an arts based charity who support young people in all branches of the arts in South Devon.  Many thanks to them and also to Lucy for leading such an inspirational day.

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Fri, 27/09/2013 (All day)

Tour of Britain! September 2013

What an exciting afternoon we have just had!  The whole school walked down to the Teign Valley Road and picnicked on the grass verge waiting in keen anticipation for the Tour of Britain cycle race to whizz past ...

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Fri, 20/09/2013 (All day)

First Rights Group of the Year! September 2013

We have held our first Rights Group meeting of the new school year with the new members - Millie, Aine and Brooke from Class 3 who make up the Executive Committee, Dom and Kita from Class 2 and Louann and Amos from Class 1.  Click on the link below to read the minutes from this meeting.

Fri, 20/09/2013 (All day)

Wren Music, September 2013

Sarah, from Wren Music, came into school to teach all the children some great new songs.  She will be working with them for the next five weeks and they will be performing some of these songs at the opening of the Art Show at half-term.

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Thu, 19/09/2013 (All day)

This Week's Big Write, September 2013

Please click on the link below to find out what this week's Big Write is all about!  We shall be writing our letters on Friday, 20th September.

Sat, 14/09/2013 (All day)

Reading Roundabout, September 2013

As part of our welcome back to school, we had a visit from Mrs Kennett from the Devon Library Service.  She showed Class 1 how to use the library and then spent time in Key Stage 2 organising the Reading Roundabout.  This is a scheme to get children involved in reading books from a range of different genres.  She brought in books of many different types including those about imaginary worlds, fascinating facts and thrills and spills.  Each child chose a book, at the appropriate level, from each of the six genres, which they will then read during the coming

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Fri, 13/09/2013 (All day)

Goodbye Year 6, July 2013

The end of the school year culminated in the Year 6 Leavers' Assembly, where the whole school community said goodbye and good luck to our wonderful trio - Toby, Ieva and Evita - who will all be going on the Teign School in the autumn.  The Year 6s were treated to a virtual trip at the Bristol Balloon Festival where they became the central exhibition.   There were laughs and tears, presentations and awards, and many, many good wishes for these fantastic children.  We also bade a fond farewell to our lovely TA, Gaynor Stapowicz, who leaves us after four

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Thu, 25/07/2013 (All day)

Year 6 PEPI Presentations and Bowling, July 2013

As the school year draws to a close, our Year 6 pupils are very busy getting ready for their move to secondary school.  They have spent a number of weeks preparing their own PEPI project about something that they find really interesting.  This year we had a very different choice of subjects; Ieva chose the ten most important dates in the history of the universe, Evita chose Lithuania and Toby chose Formula 1.  They firstly presented their work to their fellow pupils and then to their parents at a special evening event.  Mrs McManus then took the three children to Ten Pin

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Tue, 23/07/2013 (All day)

Potatoes! July 2013

Each year, all three classes take part in the potato growing competition to see which of them can grow the heaviest crop of potatoes.  This year, the vegetables were harvested and then weighed and Class 3 ended up with the best crop weighing in at 2.325kg.  Mrs McManus and some of her KS2 children then spent a busy and hot few hours in the kitchen making potato scones and potato salad which was shared with the whole school community at lunchtime.  Delicious!

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Mon, 22/07/2013 (All day)
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