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Arts Week
We all really enjoyed our Arts week last week. Mrs Launchbury launched the week with a story with the message ‘everyone is an artist.’ The artwork that the children produced during the week certainly proved this. Mrs Bruce also organised a range of musical events this week including Travelling by Tuba. Thank you to the PTA for funding this amazing experience.


2nd July 2019

School Games Silver Mark Award
We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the School Games Silver Mark Award for the 2018/19 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community, and we are delighted to have been recognised for our success.


1st July 2019

Great Science Share
We were delighted with the children's enthusiasm to share their science at our Great Science Share today as well as their interest in the science explained by other children and our visitors.  The quality of their explanations and the questions that were asked of others showed excellent science thinking. There was a real buzz in the hall. A particular thanks go to James Sandy (Emily's dad) and Simon Evans (Bethany's dad) who gave up time from their own work to explain their science to children, provide some excellent hands-on activities and answer lots of questions. 

18th June 2019

Day 4 at Yenworthy
Today the group went surfing and a fine time was had by all.  The waves were a good height for beginners.  Everyone set themselves a personal goal, whether it was to stand up, catch a wave, or simply overcome a fear of water.  After many wipeouts, we had our first people cruising casually to shore.  Bella was the class expert, but by the end of the afternoon, there were many people in competition with her.


Day 3 at Yenworthy
The whole group started out at the Valley of the Rocks where they climbed the ridge to admire the glorious views from the top.  After lunch they went back down to Lynmouth and onto the beach.  It was a great day for rockpooling: the children found blennies, two types of anemones, limpets, and four species of crab, including the velvet swimming crab, which has rather scary red eyes!  Today was also cliff adventure day and most of them managed two cliff climbs, also learning abseiling techniques and how to belay safely.

The evening was spent orienteering in the grounds in teams of three.  Mr Guy is pleased to report that the hard work in PE lessons down the rec has paid off and that this class's results are the best of the 4 years he has been at Yenworthy!!

5th June 2019

Year 6 start having fun in Yenworthy
On arriving at Yenworthy, the children settled into their rooms. After making their beds and getting kitted out, they headed out to the low ropes course in the groundsAfter dinner, they went for a walk on Exmoor, walking nearly into Devon and enjoying the views of the sea before doubling back via some standing stones which date back 4,000 years.

3rd June 2019

Strictly Junior Dancing
Congratulations to our Year 3 and Year 4 children who took part in the Strictly Junior Dance Competition on Saturday. They came an amazing 3rd place!! Well done to the children, Miss Wells and Mrs Theobalds for putting on a fantastic display and working so hard practicing. Thank you to Mrs Baillie for her help with the costumes and to all the parents and carers for your support. Here’s to the next round!!  

20th May 2019

Staff Appreciation Day 7th May
We extended Teacher Appreciation Day for all staff in the school.  Staff were treated to a yummy breakfast provided by the Governors and were awarded certificates with comments from pupils on how awesome we all our.  Thank you for the yummy breakfast and all our lovely comments.  We feel very much appreciated!!

10th May 2019

Aspirations Week Year 5/6
This week pupils in years 5 and 6 have been inspired to think about their future careers, hobbies and aspirations.  They have also been encouraged to think about how they can be valuable and responsible members of society and motivate themselves to think about their learning behaviours and how to apply them across the whole curriculum.

During the week:
  • Pupils completed a questionnaire about their aspirations
  • Speakers have come and talked to the children about their jobs and skills and attitudes that they need to have
  • Wheatley Park pupils came and talked about the importance of growth mindsets at primary school and how it has helped them at secondary school
Thank you to all our parents and Wheatley Park pupils and staff who gave up their time to inspire our future generation.

25th January 2019