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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

KS2 Orienteering

Sycamores enjoyed time in the sunshine this morning.  Outdoor learning at its best as we discovered the skills of orienteering. Team work and communication skills were really important and we loved helping each other in the different challenges. If the children start asking you to take them ‘Geocaching’ or ‘Letter-boxing’, you know why! 

By | May 25th, 2018|news, Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on KS2 Orienteering

The Link Academy Year 3 and 4 Problem Solving

What fun we had in the sun! Some children from our Sycamores Class spent the afternoon joining forces with their counterparts from Hennock, Harbertonford and Landscove in a brilliant afternoon of problem solving tasks.   Working in teams, the children had to work their way through various challenges including: working out how to get tennis balls [...]

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Plymouth Aquarium

On Wednesday 16th May the children from Oaks visited the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth. The children had a fantastic day. Our trip however started the previous day when we received a letter from Marina the Mermaid inviting us to look out for her at the Aquarium. The children were super excited [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on Plymouth Aquarium

#RealMenTalk

#RealMenTalk It's Mental Health Awareness Week! #RealMenTalk features real men who have experienced mental health problems, and have chosen to share their experiences with others, to encourage them to talk about their mental health and seek help and support. The aim of the campaign is to enable men across the county to safeguard their [...]

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Coffee & Cake

Bearnes' Coffee Morning Join us for cake, coffee and a chance to meet up with other parents, carers and staff.

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Staff P.E. Staff CPD

On Tuesday Afternoon the Teaching Staff from Hennock and Bearnes came together for a CPD Session on Striking and Fielding with Tim Flint a P.E. Specialist who has supported and run sporting festivals for The Link Academy this academic year. The staff found the session very informative and it gave the teachers some great ideas [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Staff P.E. Staff CPD

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 [...]

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Royal Wedding Celebrations!

To mark the royal wedding, we are asking children to wear red, white or blue this Friday. We will also be holding a cake sale at the front of school. Please bring donations along to your child's classroom.

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Mental Health Awareness Week!

Mental Health Awareness Week! It's Mental Health Awareness week! To help promote positive mental health in all of us, Early Help 4 Mental Help has produced a poster with some 'Top Tips' for staying mentally healthy. 

By | May 16th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness Week!