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We tried some team building activities. We had to build a variety of structures as a group. To do this successfully, we had to listen to each others ideas and use these ideas to create the largest and most interesting shaped structures.
We really enjoyed performing our own version of ‘The Lion King’ on our beautiful Willowbank. Thank you for coming along to support us.
In Class 3 this week the children have been designing, carving and printing African patterns! It was by no means an easy task but the children rose to the challenge and, as you will soon see, have created some beautiful and impressively intricate African prints.
Year 5 enjoyed a lovely day, yesterday, playing Cricket. We were lucky enough to be able to use the Barnstaple and Pilton Cricket Club, which is a fantastic venue for honing our cricket skills. We played 4 matches against other schools and we all took in turns to bat, bowl and field. Both our teams … Continue reading
Class 3 had a fantastic day at Sports Day this year! The conditions were perfect for an afternoon full of sport! The children in Class 3 showed excellent participation and were great examples to the younger children within their groups! You should all be very proud of your efforts!
We have been using drama to explore and retell the story of ‘Gregory Cool’. The book has tied in nicely with the work we have been doing on the different traditions and cultures of other countries.
Class 3 were given the opportunity to explore Africa through a workshop run by Paignton Zoo. They had the chance to get up close and personal with a range of amazing objects including the skeletons, teeth and fur of some of Africa’s giants! We also spent the day exploring the zoo and visiting the animals, … Continue reading
Today we were visited by one of the Cultural Champions who taught Class 3 all about the African culture. We experienced African stories and dances, whilst incorporating African animals.
We took part in a Kwik Cricket tournament hosted at North Devon Cricket Club. It was great to see so much encouragement among the teams. We enjoyed competing against other schools and relished the challenge!
Class Three had a wonderful time on their residential to the Wye Valley this week. We were lucky enough to have amazing weather all week. We had a lovely day spent canoeing along the river, stopping for lunch at Monmouth before canoeing back again. We learnt archery and orienteering skills as well as survival skills … Continue reading