St Mary’s invited a representative from the Devon Air Ambulance to come into school and talk to us about the work that they do. We also heard from one of our parents, Mr Taylor, whose eldest son had been helped by the Air Ambulance Service following a motorbike accident. The school council are now busy… Read more »
This year we sold red noses and dressed in mufti or something red to raise money for Comic Relief on Friday 23rd March. Thank you for all of your efforts, we managed to raise just under £100 for this charity.
The school choir have been busy in the local community appearing at a number of events including the School Christmas Extravaganza, Carol Service in Buckfast Abbey, Newton Abbot Orchestra and Rotary Club concert, Buckfastleigh Town Fair, various Christmas community meals and also at a local care home for the elderly. The choir have had wonderful feedback and seemed… Read more »
Pupils celebrated Harvest this year in a number of different ways. Parents, staff and pupils all took part in a special Harvest assembly which thanked God for the food that we have and remembered those who aren’t as fortunate as we are. Children in each class prepared food that was sold after the assembly to raise money… Read more »
This year around 50 boxes were again sent to Operation Christmas Child, all of which are filled with gifts for children around the world who otherwise wouldn’t receive a present this Christmas. Pupils checked the filled boxes and helped to fill additional shoe boxes with goods that were donated to the school. We are also… Read more »
This year one of our pupils laid the wreath as part of Buckfastleigh’s Remembrance Day Service.
Children and staff dressed in red, white and blue and enjoyed a picnic lunch to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday. FOSMs decorated the school hall with buntin, balloons and flags on each table. The lunches themselves were suitably ‘royal’ tableware, specially decorated fairy cakes and sandwiches to mark the occasion.
Around 130 parents and friends were invited to join the children from St Mary’s for a celebratory end of year roast dinner at St Cuthbert’s conference centre. The opportunity to join the children for lunch was requested by parents, who had enjoyed a traditional Christmas dinner with the children at the end of the Autumn term and felt… Read more »
A little touch of Hollywood came to the unlikely venue of Buckfast Abbey as local schoolchildren got to see the ‘world premiere’ of a film they have made. The film has been made to showcase St Mary’s Catholic Primary School Buckfast to prospective parents, which is available on the home page of the school website. … Read more »