CPRE Award

A number of pupils were presented with prizes, following the submission of artwork for their latest competition.  All of the children who entered from St Mary’s were also praised for the high standard of work received and in recognition of this, the school were given a special commendation and £50 for their hard work which… Read more »

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Tea Party

Posted: 23 August 2018

To celebrate Buckfast Abbey’s Millennium year, the school were invited to a special tea party at the Abbey.  The theme was ‘Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’ so it was no surprise that Alice, the Mad Hatter and the White Rabbit were all there to greet the school as they arrived.  Once inside, each… Read more »

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Archaeological Dig

Dartmoor National Park Authority, through their Heritage Lottery Fund Project, “Moor than Meets the Eye” funded a community archaeological excavation at Widecombe-in-the-Moor.  Some pupils from Year 5 visited a medieval manor house, Glebe  Farm. As part of their outreach programme, pupils were asked to take part in three different activities; archaeological excavation, processing and learning about archaeological… Read more »

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Easter Events

Posted: 7 June 2018

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Easter Bonnet Parade this year.  Alison and Anna from the Education Department agreed to judge the winners – congratulations to all the winners who each received a prize. All of St Mary’s also took part in an Easter egg hunt.  The activity was organised for all pupils… Read more »

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School Lunch Tasting

Members of St Mary’s School Council were asked to give feedback on some new dishes that are being introduced on the school lunch menus.  The children and staff from St Cuthbert’s (where the school lunches are prepared) took the whole thing very seriously.  The meat balls proved to be a particularly popular choice!

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