Some pupils in Fernworthy Class took part in a cycling day, to improve their skills and learn a bit more about staying safe when they are out on the roads.
Mrs Freeborn’s daughter, Ellen, came into St Mary’s to talk about her career as a powerlifter. Ellen talked about how much training is involved and how she got into the sport. Powerlifting consists of three lifts: a back squat, a bench press and a deadlift which Ellen demonstrated to the children. She recently won a… Read more »
Pupils across all classes have worked on their gymnastic skills with a coach from Ivybridge Community College.
The School Council decided that they wished to raise money for Cancer Research as one of their charities this year. One of the fund raising events was to take part in a fitness circuit which was organised by our sports coach, Jordan. This involved lots of activities including a bean bag and hoop throw. We… Read more »
The School Council decided upon Cancer Research as one of its chosen charities, following a request from one of the pupils in school. One initiative was to organise an obstacle course with sports coach Jordan, which was completed by all of the pupils in school. Everyone was asked to donate £1 to take part. From… Read more »
Each class has worked with a local dance teacher for five weeks to create a dance based upon their topic for the half term. Parents/carers were invited to a Dance Celebration where each class performed their dance.
Pupils in Key Stage Two have taken part in after school ‘lacrosse’ sessions run by Primary Sports.
We held our annual sports day this year which consisted of athletic style activities in the morning and more traditional races in the afternoon. Pupils from Burrator Class, who act as the school’s sport organising crew, helped to design and run the morning sessions for each class. In the afternoon, parents and friends of the… Read more »
Pupils in Year 5 and Year 6 took part in Bikeability sessions with Gideon, our cycling instructor. Pupils took part in five sessions during the week to build their confidence in cycling and in road safety.
Pupils from our Go Active breakfast club helped to plan and organise an obstacle course to help raise money for the Devon Air Ambulance.