South Dartmoor Music Event

Year Three and Year Four pupils from nine local feeder primary schools joined together at South Dartmoor Community College for a celebration of music making. The day opened with performances from a variety of South Dartmoor music ensembles and then continued with a number of workshops led by music teachers, instrumental tutors and students. The… Read more »

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Marine biologist for a day

A number of budding scientists from Fernworthy class travelled to the marine laboratory at the Citadel in Plymouth, to take part in some marine biology workshops to celebrate National Science Week. Pupils took part in lots of practical workshops such as analysing different species of fish, identifying plankton under the microscope, looking at seaweed and… Read more »

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Fairtrade Fortnight

Following the success of the Traidcraft sales at the school’s healthy tuck shop, members of the school council and prefects asked if they could organise a fairtrade sale and refreshments afternoon for parents during Fairtrade Fortnight. Publicity for the afternoon and the preparation (e.g. ordering the products and setting up the refreshments) was carried out… Read more »

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Penguin Dance

Posted: 30 March 2016

Pupils in Venford class took part in a dance festival at Buckfastleigh, along with lots of other local primary schools in the South Dartmoor Sports Partnership. Pupils prepared a ‘Penguin dance’ to perform, which linked with their recent ‘It’s f..f..f..freezing’ topic. Parents and carers along with the rest of the school community also got to… Read more »

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Alice in Wonderland

Posted: 30 March 2016

Pupils in Burrator worked with Marina Saldanha, local dance teacher, to help create a dance based around Alice in Wonderland for the Body Language Dance festival at South Dartmoor Community College. This annual dance festival is an opportunity for pupils from local primary schools to come together and showcase their dance around a collective theme.… Read more »

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