Meldon Class enjoyed a visit from some local fire fighters and their fire engine, as part of their ‘People who help us’ topic. The children particularly enjoyed hearing the siren and seeing how water from the hose helps to put out fires.
To celebrate the end of their Pirate topic, Meldon Class held a special pirate day with lots of different activities – pupils even had the opportunity to walk the plank!
Meldon Class have grown lots of vegetables in their new vegetable garden. So far this year they have harvested broad beans, potatoes and purple sprouting.
Fernworthy, Burrator and Venford Classes have all prepared learning afternoons. The children shared their learning through teaching others about what they have recently learnt. Fernworthy ran a Roman afternoon, where they demonstrated a Roman battle march and even had also had special Roman food to try! Venford had a special afternoon about their ‘It’s F..f..freezing’… Read more »
Meldon Class took a trip on the steam train to visit the Rare Breeds Farm in Totnes. The class had been learning about transport and were very excited to go on a real train – for some children it was their very first trip on a train!
As part of their topic about ‘Growing’, Meldon Class have had the chance to have some eggs which they watched hatch and then look after the baby chicks. The chicks had a special box which helped to keep them warm and had grain and water to eat and drink. All of the children had the… Read more »
To celebrate the end of their ‘Bears’ topic, Meldon pupils invited parents and carers to their Teddy Bears’ Picnic.
To encourage reading in Meldon and Venford Classes, St Mary’s have run the RED TED scheme in school – Read Every Day, Talk Every Day. Each time a child reads with an adult and it is signed in their reading record book, they earn points towards prizes which are then presented in our Achievement Assembly… Read more »
This year our EYFS class, Meldon, performed a nativity for the school and parents/ carers. All of the children worked very hard to prepare for the performance and were brave to perform in front of so many people. The event went very well and reminded everyone about the Christmas story and the real meaning of… Read more »
As part of their topic, learning about how different people help us, Meldon Class went to Buckfast Abbey to learn a bit more about the life of the monks that live there. Each person was also given a bear who joined them on the tour of the Abbey. As part of their topic, learning about… Read more »