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Chestnut Superheroes Topic on Homes

Throughout the Spring Term Chestnuts have been learning all about Homes. As part of our Project homework the children first were asked to design and create their own houses of the future.   The children presented their homes to the rest of the class and it was great to see so many houses being powered [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|Chestnuts' Blog, news, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Chestnut Superheroes Topic on Homes

Acorns International Art Project

Recently, our Preschool Acorns took part in an international art project with a school in Istanbul, Turkey. Acorns produced hand print cards with best wishes messages in them. In return the school from Istanbul sent us their own city's architectural works with postcards. The children were incredibly excited to see the images and discussed the [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, Events & Activities, news|Comments Off on Acorns International Art Project

Inter Valley Dodgeball Tournament

In December a team from Sycamores Year 3 & 4 and Redwoods Year 5 & 6 took part in the first tournament of the Teign Inter Valley 2018/19 League. Last year, the honour of representing Bearnes fell to our Redwoods, however after a successful year Bearnes would be joining the Year 3 & 4 tournament [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|Events & Activities, news, Redwoods' Blog, Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Inter Valley Dodgeball Tournament

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!

Light up a life

Bearnes' Choir were thrilled to be invited to The Avenue Church in Newton Abbot to support Rowcroft's Light up a life service. It was the Choir's first time performing and they chose a beautiful song 'Light of the world' to mark the occasion. Please click on the video below to see for yourselves! Well Done [...]

By | December 9th, 2018|Events & Activities, news|Comments Off on Light up a life

Community School of the Year 2018

We are absolutely thrilled to have been awarded  Teignbridge's Community School of the Year 2018 in recognition  of a school that has shown commitment, dedication and success in sport and community engagement throughout 2018. It is testament to our staff's dedication and considerable effort  transforming our small school with a sedentary lifestyle into a much [...]

By | December 9th, 2018|Events & Activities, news|Comments Off on Community School of the Year 2018

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