St Mary’s Choir

Posted: 7 January 2019

The school choir have been asked to perform at a number of venues including St Cuthbert’s conference Centre, Buckfastleigh Town Fair, South Brent Parish Church and St Andrew’s Residential Home.  The children received very positive feedback from those who heard the choir sing  -well done to everyone including Mrs Manley and Mrs Kerswell who work… Read more »

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Operation Christmas Child

Posted: 6 January 2019

The school community have supported Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child shoebox appeal again this year.  We collected lots of boxes which were sorted by our School Council and Mrs Freeborn and Miss Keir.

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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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