Fire Safety

Posted: 7 April 2013

A local fire fighter came into school to talk to pupils about how to stay safe in the event of a fire.  The children also learnt about the uniform that is worn by fire fighters and about the work that they carry out.

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Divali Day

The whole school participated in a multi-cultural day based around the Festival of Divali.  After a whole school assembly, each class participated in craft, cookery, musical, art, literacy and dance activities to deepen their understanding of this festival and the culture that surrounds it.  Parents were invited into school at the end of the day… Read more »

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Burrator Art Exhibition

Posted: 17 March 2013

Burrator pupils have carried out a scheme of work linked to Henry Moore as part of their topic work on the Second World War.  Pupils used a range of media to create work based on this famous artist.  The work will be exhibited in the Gallery which is accessed through the bookshop at Buckfast Abbey.… Read more »

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Christmas Nativity

Posted: 20 December 2012

The whole school participated in the Carol Service held at Buckfast Abbey.  The event was very well attended by the whole school community.  Pupils sang, read and performed liturgical dance to retell the Christmas story and remind everyone about the true meaning of Christmas.

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Christmas Fayre

Posted: 15 December 2012

The Friends of St Mary’s held their annual Christmas Fayre to raise funds for the school.  Father Christmas made a visit and spent some time in his grotto, kindly decorated by Mrs Bernice Perryman, one of the school’s Teaching Assistants.  The choir also sang a selection of carols at the event which was held in… Read more »

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Children in Need

Posted: 21 November 2012

Pupils raised money for Children in Need by holding a cake sale after school.  The school council helped to publicise the event and helped to run the cake stall with the help of FOSMs (Friends of St Mary’s).

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