Newsletter: 29th September 2023

Partnership Cross Country Monday is our Partnership Cross country morning at Woolsery School. This was great fun when we last ran it in the Spring and even children who thought they didn’t enjoy running had a good time. At the moment, the weather is looking ideal, so we’re hopeful the morning will once again be […]

Creating art with natural Dyes

This week we explored different natural dyes. They found it exciting to be using dye made of onion skins, beetroot and turmeric.

Tie-dye and gardening

We had fun exploring different natural dyes. There was also a team.if gardeners helping with our new project.

SCARF- All about me.

Helen came into school to talk to Cranford all about me, the children learned about body parts, looking after ourselves and having help from our adults.

Tractor and trailer

Outside construction started with building a tractor and trailer then developed into a bus and wherever their imagination took them.

Visit from Devon Wildlife Trust

We were very lucky to have a visit from Devon Wildlife Trust. We have joined a programme called ‘Saving Devons Treescape’ the children learnt all about different seeds and how to process them and why they are our champions for this project. Watch this space for our little nursery in our new growing area in […]

Natural dyes

Today we explored using natural dyes and how we can make them from natural things that we grow at school.

Natural dyes

We explored natural dyes today with beetroot from our poly and onion skins from the school kitchen. Now they have to wait to see what happen to our creations next week.

Soup and story telling

Today we explored storytelling and made tin can soup. They learnt that when we work together and share amazing things can happen. Some also finished off their dye work from last week.

Autumn Storms

Storm Agnes arrived perfectly for our PE lesson today. The children made kites and took them for a good run around the field. Amazing fun!

Matching in Maths

In maths we are able to match by size, colour or objects. We enjoyed matching animal pictures during carpet time.

Amazing Autumn

We have introduced some Autumn resources and colours to different areas of continuous provision which has been inspired by the children’s interest in this season. The photos show our playdough hedgehog making, using different utensils to paint leaves and our Curiosity Cube.

Football ⚽️ fixtures

After school, we had two football matches against Hartland. The first match was a Year 5/6 Small Schools league match.  At half time, it wasn’t looking to be our day as we were 2 – 0 down having hit the post twice and had a penalty saved. However, we didn’t give up and showed great […]

Tythecott go invertebrate hunting

For our science project looking at living things and their habitats, it was time to look at invertebrates.  Did you know some invertebrates have no heads? Or that they make up over 95% of all the animals on our planet?

Our trip to the new library

We went to the new library in Bideford. We caught the 319 in. Katie read us some stories. We had a look around then visited the park for lunch. We had a fantastic time!

Newsletter: 22nd September 2023

Harvest Thanks Buckland Brewer had a lovely Harvest service yesterday – despite the rain on the way back. The children led the service beautifully – they sang very clearly and, despite a very full church, every word could be head. Well done, Buckland! We’re looking forward to Parkham and Woolsery’s services on Thursday 5th October […]

Thaumatrope toy

Today we made a toy from the past. We span the two pieces of string and when we let go the bird went in the cage.

Buckland Brewer Harvest Festival

  Today we went to the church for our Harvest Festival and we braved the rain on the way back but had a wonderful celebration.  Lovely to receive so many donations of food for the Bideford Harbour Foodbank Charity and to share this with so many parents.   Well done to all the children and for […]

Stroxworthy Maths. Rounding numbers.

Today we played a game to round various number to the nearest 10 or 100. . Some of us were challenged further by rounding to the nearest 1000.

Healthy eating

As part of our topic ‘all about me’ we had the Asda man into school today to visit Cranford class and Sunflowers. We got to taste different fruits and learnt that we must eat 7 pieces of fruit and veg a day.

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