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Cricket festival ๐Ÿ at Shebbear College

This afternoon, the Year 5s from across the Partnership went to Shebbear College to enjoy a cricket festival in the sunshine. We were split into eight groups and mixed with children from other local primary schools to take part in a range of cricket activities. This included batting skills, throwing and catching, bowling in nets […]

Working together

Yesterday, Gorwood class used their skills as leaders to teach the younger pupils how to take part in a range of activities. Through great modelling and instructing, they worked well together to explain what to do and gave excellent support and encouragement throughout each activity. Well done to all of you. Also, a huge well […]

Year 2 Tag Rugby

Yesterday, two teams from the VSP took part in a tag rugby competition at St Maryโ€™s School. There were 6 teams who played. This was the first time many of the children played a competitive sport against other schools. Well done to all of you who did really well following the rules and scoring some […]

Football โšฝ๏ธ success

A huge congratulations to the Year 6 Woolsery team who won 11 – 4 against Appledore after school. A superb team performance led to some excellent passing and movement from the players resulting in a resounding win. Wonderful defending by Harry, Alfred and Leo along with incredible goalkeeping from Xavier kept the Appledore attack at […]

The Water Cycle

Today in science, we created our own water cycle using plastic bags. We explained each part of the cycle from evaporation, condensation, precipitation and collection. In the lesson we also spoke about how we are still using the same water that was used millions of years ago. We have hung our water cycles on the […]

Parkham Mini Marathon

Today all the pupils braved the cold and the wind as they took on the mini marathon challenge. Before Easter, all the classes practised running 12 laps of the playground culminating in todayโ€™s challenge to run 2.6 miles, a tenth of a marathon. Everyone showed superb determination and challenged themselves to go as far as […]

Buckland Brewer Mini Marathon

Today, we took part in the London mini marathon. Before Easter all the classes had been improving their fitness trying to run 12 laps a day of the playground which is equivalent to 2.6 miles a week, the equivalent of a mini marathon (a tenth of the distance of a full marathon).ย  The children were […]

Woolsery Mini marathon

Today, we just about managed to dodge the wind and rain to take part in the London mini marathon. Before Easter all the classes were improving their fitness trying to run 12 laps a day which is equivalent to 2.6 miles a week, the equivalent of a mini marathon (a tenth of the distance of […]

Virtual Gymnastics County finalists

A huge well done to all our gymnasts who took part in the county final today. The judges stated the standard was extremely high. Ben, Raife, Ada, Connie, Lyla, Scarlett, Evie and Seren qualified for the final and represented the Village Schools Partnership. You all performed brilliantly and we are really proud of you all. […]

Bikeability

A huge well done to all the year 5s and 6s who took part and completed the Bikeability course over the last couple of days. Starting on the playground demonstrating your skills before progressing onto the roads to learn about how to ride on the roads safely using the correct hand signals and where to […]

River walk

Our final day we went for a river walk and played some games and sang some very silly songs.  

Breakfast on the final day

Final big breakfast before our last adventure.

Dinner and Movie Night ๐Ÿฟ

Following a lovely roast dinner and ice cream for pudding we had more technical issues. Finally we managed to have Movie ๐ŸŽฅ Night .  

Team building skills group 2

ย  This afternoon after archery ๐Ÿน group 2 were challenged to team building skills. Challenges included lowering a stick while keeping it level, going through a tyre in the quickest time and passing an object over the biggest gap using teamwork. Both teams set a new record of 2.95 seconds for 4 people going through […]

Caving. How dark??

We had an amazing time caving, learning about stalactites and stalagmites and watching them form before our very eyes. Many of the year fours demonstrated their knowledge from this terms science lessons, identifying all three types of rocks. Everyone showed great determination, resilience, teamwork, and showed fantastic character facing their fears. We are so immensely […]

Archery ๐Ÿน group 2

After lunch it was group 2s opportunity to demonstrate their archery skills. Well done to the team with Ada, Elsie, Ashley, Jenson and Raife who were the winning team. Congratulations toEnna who was the highest individual scorer. Special mention to Louie who got a bullseye ๐ŸŽฏ and popped a balloon ๐ŸŽˆ, Hugo also popped a […]

Team building before lunch

Before we were allowed lunch we took part in some team building activities to develop our communication, planning and practise skills. Well done to the girls who set a record of 3.9 seconds of getting five people through a tyre.  

Archery ๐Ÿน

This morning we split into two groups to do the days activities of archery and caving. There was some great shooting with The Shruggers winning the team event. Tyler was the highest individual scorer and special mention to Emmie who was the only one who popped the balloon ๐ŸŽˆ. Nobody was able to hit the […]

Start of Day Two

After a great nightโ€™s sleep ( all children asleep by 10pm). A relaxing start to the day with some games and then an enormous breakfast before making our lunch.

Bed ๐Ÿ›๏ธ time

Ready for bed at the end of our tiring but exciting first day.

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