How to be Dog Smart

Posted: 4 February 2017

Stacey, from the Dogs Trust, came to talk to all of the pupils about being ‘Dog Smart’. The session included remembering to ask the owner before stroking a dog, learning how to approach a dog and what to do if you are worried about a dog’s behaviour.

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Bikeability Scheme 2016

Posted: 3 August 2016

Children in Year 5 and Year 6 took part in essential bike safety sessions this year, developing their awareness of road safety.  Pupils took part in four sessions with instruction Gideon Hodder and achieved the Bikeability Level 1 and Level 2 Award.  To find out more about the Department for Transport scheme, please visit… Read more »

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Parliamentary visit

Pupils in Fernworthy and Burrator Class enjoyed hearing from a visiting speaker , Ros Birch, who is Parliament’s Education Outreach Officer for the South West. She works with schools across the region to help young people develop their understanding of democracy and Parliament.  She came at a time when politics was very much in the media,… Read more »

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Safer Internet Day

To raise the awareness of Internet safety, pupils across the school took part in sessions which discussed how to stay safe on the Internet. The work carried out by pupils in Burrator class formed part of a display for parents and a slideshow which was shown outside the office during Safer Internet Day. Click here… Read more »

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Fire Safety

Posted: 18 November 2015

Sam from the Devon and Somerset Fire Service came into school to talk to the children about fire safety, especially important in October and November with Halloween and Bonfire Night parties.  Children were encouraged to go home and talk to their families about smoke alarms, a fire evacuation plan.  There was a special booklet given… Read more »

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