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Inclusion Hub: Emotional Resilience Coaching

Session 5 What a blustery day we have had today! It was our final session for the academic year today, and the children had the option of choosing various activities from the past few weeks - as well as some new ones to celebrate our last session! The children made some delicious s'mores by melting [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|news|Comments Off on Inclusion Hub: Emotional Resilience Coaching

Inclusion Hub: Emotional Resilience Coaching

Session 4 Despite the somewhat wet weather today, not a single child complained and really got stuck into the activities! This week, the children had a 'free-play' session, where they could choose from a variety of different activities - such as: pond dipping, finding and identifying bugs, shelter building, and fire making. We were [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Inclusion Hub: Emotional Resilience Coaching

Anne Marie Morris Visits Bearnes!

Visit by our local MP Just before Easter, local MP Anne Marie Morris took time out of her busy schedule to join us at Bearnes Primary School. She received a tour of our school and really enjoyed meeting all the children. Anne Marie met with Nicky Dunford (CEO Link Academy Trust) and Yvonne Short [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Anne Marie Morris Visits Bearnes!

Inclusion Hub: Emotional Resilience Coaching

Session 3 It was lovely to see everyone again today after the Easter break! During this week's session we enjoyed exploring our new Forest School site. The children used their skills to create '5 minute fires', which involved finding different thicknesses of dry sticks, using a fire steel to create a spark, and igniting cotton [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Inclusion Hub: Emotional Resilience Coaching

Inclusion Hub – Emotional Resilience Coaching

Session 2 This week, we focused on developing listening skills (including how we demonstrate this using our body language) and made a 'toolkit bag' using natural materials - such as willow needles, various plants and leaves. We took a 'silent walk' around the meadow, learning more about edible and non-edible plants. The children worked carefully [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Inclusion Hub – Emotional Resilience Coaching

Summer Term

We will welcome the children back for the start of the Summer Term on Tuesday 17th April. The team look forward to seeing you all then.   T Stacey Head of School

By | March 18th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Summer Term

Dodgeball Tournament

Well Done to our Dodgeball Warriors, not only did they come into school extra early today to reach the tournament venue, but they also represented the school fantastically in the The Link Academy Dodgeball Tournament held at Harbertonford. We were really impressed with your determination, team work and commitment the games were really tight you [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|news, Redwoods' Blog|Comments Off on Dodgeball Tournament

Inclusion Hub – Emotional Resilience Coaching

Emotional Resilience Coaching: Session 1 Children from across Devon joined us today for our first outdoor session, designed to build emotional resilience. We all had fun learning new skills, (such as using a bow saw to cut rounds of wood), toasting marshmallows over our campfire, exploring our stream and mud-kitchen, learning about which plants [...]

By | March 13th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Inclusion Hub – Emotional Resilience Coaching

World Book Day 2018

On Thursday 8th March 2018 the children in Acorns and Oaks celebrated World Book Day. They came to school dressed as their favourite fairytale character and took part in lots of fun activities linked to books. Over the day we learnt all about the story of The Three [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on World Book Day 2018

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