Road Safety Skills

Posted: 9 August 2013

Police Community Support Officer Tamzin Campbell-Mosely visited St Mary’s to carry out road safety talks with all of the pupils.  The children benefited from role playing some of the situations that they may encounter when crossing the road and even got to sit in a police car and try out the siren!

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Venford visits Dinosaur World

Posted: 9 August 2013

Pupils visited the Dinosaur World Exhibition in Torquay, where the children saw lots of scaled-down and full size dinosaur models.  In addition, the children found out about what it was like when dinosaurs roamed the earth and discovered lots of information about their natural habitats.

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Silver Gilt Award Presentation

Posted: 1 July 2013

Two of our school councillors were invited to Bradley Barton Primary School in Newton Abbot for a special presentation of a Silver Gilt medal, following St Mary’s success at Chelsea Flower Show.  The event brought together other school children from around the South West who had also had the chance to exhibit plants at the… Read more »

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Crolf Tournament

Posted: 11 June 2013

Some of our pupils from Year 5 and 6 were invited to take part in a Crolf Tournament at Stover School.  The game of Crolf is a mixture of golf and croquet with a strong emphasis on etiquette and sportsmanship.  The event was arranged by South Dartmoor Sports Partnership and involved around 90 children from… Read more »

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Environmental Week

Posted: 29 May 2013

St Mary’s held an Environmental Week in which children had the opportunity to take part in a range of activities including recycling workshops, bushcraft, forest school activities and a range of science and art workshops using different scrap materials.  Our Powerpoint tells you all about our week and you can even hear our Junk Funk… Read more »

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Eco-conference

Posted: 8 April 2013

Pupils were invited to Ashburton Primary School to attend their Eco-conference.  Pupils from neighbouring schools were asked to share their ideas with others and participate in a range of workshops involving recycling, composting, bread making, husbandry and caring for wild birds.  Children returned to school with an action plan, which school councillors hope to implement… Read more »

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Chelsea

Posted: 8 April 2013

Pupils at St Mary’s are growing a selection of plants for the Chelsea Flower Show.  The school have been working in partnership with Fermoy’s garden centre to grow seeds in the hope of producing plants which are worthy of display at the prestigious flower show. The competition was part of Miracle Gro’s gardens, designed to celebrate different… Read more »

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