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

Link Academy Trust Writers Day

On 22nd February, the first Link Academy Writers' Day was held at Landscove Schoolhouse.  Children from the Totnes and Newton & Teign hubs came together with the sole aim of immersing themselves in writing for the day. After a chance to get to know each other with a fun ice-breaker, we all went off for [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Link Academy Trust Writers Day

Teign Valley Inter School Gymnastics Competition

Congratulations to our Gymnastics Squad who took part in the Teign Valley Inter School League in February. The whole team completed fantastic, high quality floor routines, that they learnt off by heart, and demonstrated great athleticism to complete two footed vaults all of which were performed superbly in front of a panel of judges and [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Teign Valley Inter School Gymnastics Competition

Isambard Kingdom Brunel visit

Sycamore and Redwoods had a visit from Isambard Kingdom Brunel today!  We learnt all about his life and how, thanks to his amazing engineering skills, the railway came to Newton Abbot and Torbay, changing the lives of many people. These are just a few of the facts that we learnt: - Did you know he [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|news, Redwoods' Blog, Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Isambard Kingdom Brunel visit