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Chestnut Superheroes rescue Man on the Moon!

Over the past 2 weeks Chestnuts have been focused on the plight of The Man on the Moon who sadly has got a little bit stuck but Mrs Luxton is hoping the Chestnut Superheroes may be able to help out. First of all they were shown an image where they made predictions on where they [...]

By | December 17th, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog|Comments Off on Chestnut Superheroes rescue Man on the Moon!

Lights, Camel, Action! Strictly the Nativity!

For the Bearnes Christmas production this year, we were incredibly honoured and lucky to be able to perform at The Avenue Church. Thank you to Sarah, Jean and Gill who welcomed us and were so helpful in setting up of our props and teaching us how to use the sound system. The children were fantastic [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, Chestnuts' Blog, Events & Activities, news, Redwoods' Blog, Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Lights, Camel, Action! Strictly the Nativity!

Link Academy KS1 Gymnastics Festival

On Friday 29th November, Chestnuts were invited to attend the inaugural KS1 Gymnastics Festival, at Torbay Gymnastics Club, as part of The Link Academy's drive to raise sports participation and for all of the schools within the academy to learn, work and share experiences together. Bearnes were joined by Hennock, Diptford, Harbertonford and Landscove who [...]

By | December 9th, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog, Events & Activities, news|Comments Off on Link Academy KS1 Gymnastics Festival

Chestnuts rewrite The Gingerbread Man

Over the past two weeks, Chestnuts have immersed themselves in the story of The Gingerbread Man. We have been sequencing the story, asked questions about the characters, described characters and, after retelling the story of the The Gingerbread Man, we have used it to inspire our very own unique versions. Here is a sample of [...]

By | November 21st, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog, news|Comments Off on Chestnuts rewrite The Gingerbread Man

Chestnuts do Banghra!

This week is the Hindu Festival Diwali, also known as the Festival of Light. Bearnes are marking the occasions some special events to raise money for Goodwill Children's Homes, a charity that supports and educates orphaned and destitute children in Southern India. As part of Diwali Week Chestnuts chose to host a sponsored Banghra dance [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog, Events & Activities, news|Comments Off on Chestnuts do Banghra!

Chestnuts KS1 Multi Skills Event

Since 2017 we have worked tirelessly to transform our P.E. and Sports Provision. As a result of our whole school drive to raise participation our children now have improved access to a variety of purposeful play equipment at lunch and break times as well as for their P.E. lessons. Not only that but, the children [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog, Events & Activities, news|Comments Off on Chestnuts KS1 Multi Skills Event

Bearnes does Body Coach Fitness Week!

Bearnes have hit the ground running this year in their continued vision to get more active and healthy. First up the whole school took part in The Bodycoach, Joe Wicks', Fitness Week. By 10am on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the whole school were ready and waiting for the 20 min HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) [...]

By | September 30th, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog, Events & Activities, news|Comments Off on Bearnes does Body Coach Fitness Week!

Year 2 Secret Agent Training

On Monday the Year 2s received a letter from MI6 that informed them that due to their hardwork this year they were looking for some new Secret Agents to join them. The letter came complete with secret agent badges for each of them and a set of challenges that would put their reading and mathematical [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog, news|Comments Off on Year 2 Secret Agent Training

Chestnuts visit Plymouth National Marine Aquarium

Today, Chestnuts along with their friends from Oaks and Hennock went to visit the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth. The trip was linked with the children's work in Science and Geography about Coastlines and Habitats. The children had a fantastic day and thoroughly enjoyed looking at the variety of exhibits discussing how we can identify [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog, news|Comments Off on Chestnuts visit Plymouth National Marine Aquarium

Team Chestnuts World Book Day

Team Chestnuts have had such a fantastic day for World Book Day. The entire day was jam packed with exciting book opportunities that have really got the children talking about their love of books! Our day started with a whole school assembly and the children getting to see everyone's amazing costumes. The children then were [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog, news|Comments Off on Team Chestnuts World Book Day