Visit from Victorian factory worker

Posted: 28 November 2013

Burrator Class pupils had a special visitor recently, Mabel Earnshaw, who visited the class to tell them all about her experiences as a Victorian Factory worker.  She answered some questions which the children had prepared for her and left a basket of objects for them to research about her life.

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Christmas around the world

Fernworthy Class enjoyed an afternoon finding out about how members of the school community have celebrated Christmas around the world in different countries.  One of our governors and a pupil even presented Powerpoint presentations about how Christmas is celebrated in Ethiopia and Spain. Fernworthy pupils completed their topic with a class celebration, baking and sharing… Read more »

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Children in Need

Posted: 28 November 2013

The school councillors decided that they would organise a ‘Wear your onesie to school’ day to help raise money for Children in Need.  The day was a huge success and raised a lot of money for very worthy charity.

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CAFOD

Posted: 28 November 2013

Simon Giarchi from CAFOD came into school to talk to the children about the charity’s work overseas and to thank them for their fund raising efforts.  Members of the school council presented Simon with the money raised by parents and children, which would be put to good use in many different countries around the world.

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E-Safety education

Posted: 28 November 2013

St Mary’s welcomed two police officers , Tamzin Campbell-Moseley and Keith Hodgins,to talk to Key Stage Two pupils about how to keep safe online.  Children in Fernworthy and Burrator enjoyed the afternoon and parents also have the opportunity to learn about e-Safety in the session being run by Keith Hodgins.

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Harvest Celebration

Posted: 4 November 2013

The school held a successful Harvest Celebration, with sixty-five adults attending the afternoon event.  £158 was raised for CAFOD as a result of selling food donated by parents and food which had been prepared by the pupils.  In addition, the event was attended by a representative from the Buckfastleigh Food Bank as the school also donated food… Read more »

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Tag Rugby Tournament

Posted: 4 November 2013

Congratulations to the tag rugby team made up of pupils from Year 5 and 6 who attended a Tag Rugby festival at Newton Abbot Rugby club.  Following some Tag Rugby training sessions in P.E. lessons at school, pupils competed against other schools in the tournament and came fourth out of sixteen schools.

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