Maya, from the Devon Wildlife Trust, came into school to talk to Fernworthy Class about taking care of hedgehogs as part of the work on Producers, Predators and Prey. Pupils had already found out a little about how to care for hedgehogs during ‘Hedgehog Awareness Week.’ Maya suggested ways of encouraging hedgehogs in the school’s… Read more »
Fernworthy, Burrator and Venford Classes have all prepared learning afternoons. The children shared their learning through teaching others about what they have recently learnt. Fernworthy ran a Roman afternoon, where they demonstrated a Roman battle march and even had also had special Roman food to try! Venford had a special afternoon about their ‘It’s F..f..freezing’… Read more »
Fernworthy Class have been learning all about Invaders and Settlers. As part of this history topic, pupils replicated Anglo-Saxon weaving techniques. The class also attended an Anglo Saxon workshop at Buckfast Abbey’s Education Department, which involved studying a range of artefacts. Pupils celebrated their learning at the end of the topic by baking Anglo-Saxon bread… Read more »
Fernworthy Class have been learning all about the Romans and Celts. This is part of a report about Boudicca’s Battle, which was written by Madeleine: ‘The beautiful Boudicca was defeated by us, the Romans, as we moved forward, raging forwards as the Celts ran away in fear for their lives on the battlefield. The Romans… Read more »
Fernworthy Class have been learning all about The Egyptians as part of their topic work. They celebrated the end of their topic with a special dance they had been learning.
Pupils in Fernworthy held a special learning afternoon for parents/ carers to celebrate what they had learnt as part of their Egyptians topic. The afternoon began with an Egyptian dance that the pupils had been learning in PE sessions and then parents/ carers were invited into class to share the learning that has taken place… Read more »
Fernworthy Class visited Kent’s Cavern in Torquay as part of their topic about the Stone Age.
Fernworthy Class have been learning about the rainforests. This included participating in rainforest role play in the woodland area, home learning themed rainforest activities and art and literacy rainforest themed activities.
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.
Pupils from Fernworthy Class visited the Viking village at Escot. During their visit, they learnt about the sort of houses Vikings would have lived in, tool making skills and even had a go at grinding wheat and making some bread.