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Parliamentary Education

Posted: 12 August 2019

St Mary’s pupils have learnt more about the way in which the government works through a visit from the South West Regional Outreach Officer for Parliament’s Education Service.  The visit enabled pupils to improve their understanding of democracy and Parliament.  Following the visit, Burrator Class held its own parliamentary session to discover more about the democracy process in England.

Play in a Day

Posted: 12 August 2019

Burrator pupils worked with local theatre company to create a ‘Play in a Day’.  The title of the play this year was ‘Greece Lightning’ which fitted in well with their history topic for this term, Ancient Greece.

 

 

Burrator's 'Wellbeing' Week and Residential Trip

Posted: 12 August 2019

This year Burrator Class took part in a number of activities as part of their residential trip. They visited Haven Banks Centre at Exeter Canal, where they learnt how to paddle board (although the water was cold!) and how to build a raft. Pupils also went to Dynamic Adventures where they abseiled, carried out rock climbing, archery, went on zip wires and challenged themselves on the high ropes. Stover Country Park was also visited and pupils found lots of interesting wildlife in the ponds and woodland areas – including a large toad! The week also included an inter-school Kwik cricket tournament, first aid course, work with a local artist and a bake off competition!  Click on the link to see some of the activities they took part in: ‘Well-being’ Week and Residential Trip.

 

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