Sports Relief and Rowcroft Fundraiser

Posted: 24 March 2014

The school councillors designed and  organised the school’s obstacle course which was completed by all pupils and some staff, in return for a donation to raise money for Sports Relief and Rowcroft Hospice, charities selected by the school council this year.  Activities involved stepping stones, hurdles, hoola hoops, sack racing, skipping, camouflage nets and a… Read more »

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Hot and Cold

Posted: 24 February 2014

As part of Venford’s topic about Hot and Cold areas, the classroom and outdoor area was turned into the Antartica for a day.  Children spotted some penguin footprints and followed the trail outside to the snow!   Children participated in a variety of activities including edible igloos, snowflakes, clay and cardboard penguins.   The children’s literacy work… Read more »

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Healthy Humans

Posted: 24 February 2014

To launch the Healthy Humans topic, pupils were visited by a local dentist and the children found out how to use disclosure tablets to identify plaque and learnt about how to take care of their teeth and gums.  In addition, pupils also learnt about how to take care of their bodies from local GP and… Read more »

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Trip to Victorian Museum

Posted: 31 December 2013

Burrator Class pupils celebrated the end of their Victorians topic by visiting Bygones Museum in St Marychurch,  Torquay where pupils had a guided tour of a Victorian street and dressed up in traditional Victorian costumes.

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Christmas Carol Service

Posted: 23 December 2013

All pupils took part in a Carol Service with readings, carols and a tableau of the nativity in Buckfast Abbey.  The pupils had learnt a number of carols for the service, have a listen to how beautifully the children sounded in the Abbey.  

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