Primary and Nursery School
Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ
9:00 am - 10:00 am
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 am
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 am - 1:00 am
12:00 am - 25 oct, 1:00 am
12:00 am - 01 nov, 1:00 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Children in Otters thoroughly enjoyed their visit to Meeth Reservoir to take part in various water sports including kayaking, raft building and paddle boarding. Thank you to Encompass Training who led this.
A polling station was set up to enable pupils to vote for the new School Council members.
Children in stay and play this week enjoyed a Teddy Bear's Picnic in the school grounds.
Stay and play is open to children not yet old enough to come to Nursery. From September sessions will be held on Wednesday from 9.00am - 10.30am (first session is on the 11th September). No need to book. There is a small suggested donation of £1 per family to cover snacks.
Hedgehogs class visited GTS to take part in a Summer Sports Festival with children from across the learning community.
The whole school enjoyed a visit to The Eden Project to support learning around this terms theme of 'Around The World in 80 Days'.
Thank you to everyone who came along to sports day last week to support the children. Despite the weather, the children enjoyed the day and the opportunity to showcase their sporting prowess. The summer fayre was also a great success raising a fantastic £553. This was made possible by parent donations and the hard work of the PTA, to whom we also offer our thanks.
Year 5 & 6 took part in a morning of orienteering at Great Potheridge House in Merton. Thank you to Encompass training for providing this.
Children have enjoyed activities in the church to explore the meaning of Pentacost.
Across the school children have been focusing on different textile techniques. Thank you to Jane Moore who spent a day assembling the children's pieces which will be made into a wall hanging.
Hedgehogs have been using their geography field skills to identify human and physical features in Beaford village.
The Foundation Stage Unit visited Rosemoor and enjoyed taking part in a workshop about the 5 senses.
All children in the school enjoyed the visiting planetarium where they explored our solar system.
Thank you to Devon Air Ambulance volunteers Marilyn and Alan who led a very informative assembly for the school today. One year 4 said afterwards 'I learnt lots! I learnt that in an emergency like breaking a leg near a cliff the air ambulance would get there much quicker than a land ambulance'.
Owls: This week in maths we have been saying, ordering and comparing numbers up to 1,000,000. Find and write down 5 facts that contain large numbers about our topic Feasts and Festivals (or about any other subject you are interested in). For example: In 2019, 203,500 people attended Glastonbury festival, which is held at Worthy Farm.
Otters: Explore the ideas in The Beasties further. Create a beastie and note down: what does the beastie's voice sound like, what job does it have, who the beastie could save and what reward would they receive. You can draw as well as write your ideas.
Hedgehogs: Y1 practise - 'ea' sound - heat, beat, beach, meat, Y2 practise - cold, gold, hold, told, old
Ladybirds: New sounds this week n,I,p,t