Year Three and Year Four pupils from seven local feeder primary schools today joined at South Dartmoor Community College for a celebration of music making currently taking place in schools and beyond. The day opened with performances from a variety of South Dartmoor music ensembles and then continued with a number of workshops led by… Read more »
If you would like to apply for a place in our Foundation Stage Unit, or arrange to visit the school, please email admin@stmarysrc, or telephone the school office on 01364 642389. Any phone messages or emails will be responded to during the school holidays. Further information and an application form can also be accessed from… Read more »
Each pupil in Burrator Class was handed £5 at the start of the week and given the challenge of working as a team to generate a profit from their money at the school Enterprise Fete. Teams had to present their ideas to their fellow pupils and persuade them that their idea was the best. In… Read more »
As part of their Transport topic, children from Meldon Class enjoyed a train ride and visit to the Rare Breeds Farm in Totnes. For many of our Foundation Stage pupils, this was their first ever school trip!
Venford Class have been taking care of some caterpillars as part of their ‘minibeasts’ topic. Pupils were excited to discover that the caterpillars turned into chrysalises, which after a short time in hatched into beautiful butterflies that were released in the school grounds.
Over the past six weeks pupils have been studying habitats and learning about some of the world’s most endangered wildlife and how they can play their part in protecting their environment. The children celebrated the end of the topic with a special ‘Wear it Wild’ wildlife day, where staff and pupils dressed up as some… Read more »
Pupils in Burrator Class had an activities week based on the theme of ‘Healthy Living’. The week was involved participation in a range of events from sports to cookery. Take a look at our presentation by clicking on the link to find out more: Burrator Activities Week 2017.
Staff from Warburton’s bread came to visit Meldon Class. Pupils tasted different types of bread and also had a go at making their own bread!
Staff and pupils at St Mary’s were thrilled to find out that they had won an award, following their entry in the CPRE (Campaign to Protect Rural England) ‘Our Outdoors’ competition 2016. The award was given for ‘Most improved and innovative outdoor location’ as recognition for the work carried out by pupils in their school woodland… Read more »
Following their rugby sessions led by coaches from Exeter Chiefs, pupils from Fernworthy Class took part in a tournament at Teignmouth Rugby Club along with several other local primary schools.