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Butterfly Release

Meldon pupils have been looking after caterpillars this half term as part of their ‘Bug’ topic.¬† Each caterpillar soon turned into a chysallis and then eventually hatched into a beautiful butterfly.¬† The class then watched as the five butterflies were released into the wild.


Fernworthy's Music Share Day

Year Three and Year Four pupils from seven local feeder primary schools today joined at South Dartmoor Community College for a celebration of music making currently taking place in schools and beyond.

The day opened with performances from a variety of South Dartmoor music ensembles and then continued with a number of workshops led by music teachers, instrumental tutors and students.

The day culminated in a performance for all showcasing Primary Schools and pieces learnt within the workshops.¬† St Mary’s performed the song they had been practising called ‘This is Me.’

Applications for St Mary's Foundation Stage Unit

If you would like to apply for a place in our Foundation Stage Unit, or arrange to visit the school, please email, or telephone the school office on 01364 642389.  Any phone messages or emails will be responded to during the school holidays.

Further information and an application form can also be accessed from the Early Years section of our school website

Enterprise Fete 2017

Each pupil in Burrator Class was handed ¬£5 at the start of the week and given the challenge of working as a team to generate a profit from their money at the school Enterprise Fete. ¬†Teams had to present their ideas to their fellow pupils and persuade them that their idea was the best. ¬†In the end, each group came up with a range of imaginative ways of generating income which included games, silent auctions, tombola, nail painting and transfer tattoos. ¬†Pupils spent the week preparing their stalls, buying good and contacting local businesses asking for donations of prizes for the event. ¬†Friends of St Mary’s (FOSMs) also supported the event with a variety of stalls and a bouncy castle.

Transport Trip

As part of their Transport topic, children from Meldon Class enjoyed a train ride and visit to the Rare Breeds Farm in Totnes.  For many of our Foundation Stage pupils, this was their first ever school trip!

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