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This year, Burrator pupils had a very successful Enterprise fete, which contained stalls organised and run by the children. FOSMs (Friends of St Mary’s) also ran some stalls. The local Fire Brigade also brought a fire engine for people to look around during the afternoon, which was a real success!
Burrator Class have taken part in a range of activities with the theme of ‘resilience’. All the activities required courage and commitment, ranging from sports, art and outdoor education. Take a look at some of these activities in the presentation below: Burrator’s Resilience Activities Week
Burrator Class were invited to apply for the Torbay and Devon Civic Award this year and four of the pupils submitted portfolios of work showing their community and charity work this year. Please take a look at the attached presentation to find out more about some of the work they have completed this year. Civic… Read more »
Pupils from Burrator Class were invited by the Abbey Education Department to take part in a range of activities related to religion and ethics. All of the activities were designed to give time for people to think carefully about themselves and the world around them.
Pupils in Burrator have been carrying out some investigative work relating to their topic on light.
Children in Burrator Class were treated to a hand bell concert by some local people from Buckfast and Buckfastleigh Parish. They played a number of well know Christmas Carols and then people had the chance to join in themselves and have a go. Even the adults tried out the handbells!
Burrator Class had a special Victorian day to celebrate their new topic. Pupils were asked to come into school dressed for the occasion and even paid a genuine Victorian penny for the privilege of being educated for the day. Pupils played traditional Victorian games such as hoop rolling, skipping and hop scotch. The classroom had… Read more »
Pupils in Year 5 and 6 at St Mary’s took part in Peer Mediation Sessions, which were run by Behaviour Support professionals. Each pupil had to apply for the role and the skills learnt will hopefully enhance the role that they already carry out as lunchtime ‘buddies’ for the younger pupils. Peer mediation involves training pupils to… Read more »
Pupils from Fernworthy and Burrator Classes enjoyed a ‘hands on’ visit to the Devon Farmwise event held at Westpoint Arena, as part of their Harvest focus this half term. The children took part in a range of interactive activities which took place in themed zones such as dairy, arable, environment, vegetables, sheep, fruit and seeds… Read more »