Fernworthy and Burrator classes took part in an arts project to celebrate the school’s 125th anniversary and also Buckfast Abbey’s millennium year. The children created a special piece of art that will be displayed in the school as a reminder of these two events. The children worked with a professional artist from DAISI for the… Read more »
Due to the snow day, our World Book day had to be postponed this year, so decided to combine it with our Theatre Alibi performance of the the play, ‘The Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon.’ This was a play about a boy called Paul, his family and a lady called Mabel. The play told… Read more »
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.
As part of their topic about minibeasts, Meldon Class visited the famous Buckfast Bees to learn a bit more about these flying insects.
Meldon pupils have been looking after caterpillars this half term as part of their ‘Bug’ topic. Each caterpillar soon turned into a chysallis and then eventually hatched into a beautiful butterfly. The class then watched as the five butterflies were released into the wild.
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 »
Some of our Year 4 pupils attended a Philosophy and Ethics Day at South Dartmoor Community College, along with pupils from lots of other feeder primary schools.
To launch their animal topic, Meldon Class went to visit Dartmoor Zoo.
As part of their topic about Dragons, pupils in Venford Class constructed their own pneumatic systems to create their own dragons. The children also wrote some instructions to explain to others how they worked. Some people also performed a Chinese New Year Dragon dance!