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 [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]