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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, 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, 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, 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

Pirate Chestnuts

Ahoy there mi hearties! Pirate Chestnuts have been having a fantastic time aboard the Ship Bearnes writing valuable instructions for Captain Grimes to reach his illusive, mysterious and terrifying treasure island as well as how to actually find the treasure once they arrived. The entire crew had a fantastic time at the beginning of the [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Chestnuts' Blog|Comments Off on Pirate Chestnuts

Team Chestnuts Enrichment Week!

Team Chestnuts have had a fabulous week and so many different experiences that they have really enjoyed. I have seen the children supporting and encouraging each other especially when they were faced with climbing across the monkey bars in Decoy Park. We've walked long distances and the children has been great role models around the [...]

By | July 9th, 2017|Chestnuts' Blog|Comments Off on Team Chestnuts Enrichment Week!

National School Sports Week

This year Bearnes took part in National Schools Sports Week a National Initiative to promote and encourage young children to get involved in Sports and Physical Activity that teaches them to lead a healthy balanced lifestyle. Everyone at Bearnes was incredibly excited to take part and throughout the week the whole school has been involved [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, Chestnuts' Blog, news, Redwoods' Blog, Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on National School Sports Week

Dinosaur Rampage!!

Team Chestnuts were greeted this morning by some terrible news that their classroom had been subject to a rampage from a lone dinosaur! Instead of coming into class as usual they were escorted to the hall. Devon and Cornwall Police in a statement said that dinosaurs were thought to be extinct however recently there have [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Chestnuts' Blog|Comments Off on Dinosaur Rampage!!