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Double bubble and more

  In science, we created a model volcano and caused an eruption. We investigated how when the baking powder was mixed with the vinegar it caused a chemical reaction and the mixture poured from the volcano. We then returned to the classroom to experiment with creating the tallest bubble, bubbles making the outline of Mickey […]

Tythecott and Orleigh join the World record attempt

Today, Tythecott and Orleigh class pledged to become World Record holders as they completed a mile around the school field. They all showed amazing determination and helped support each other throughout to ensure everyone completed the distance. Well done to all of you.         

KS1 Multi-skills festival

Today, all the pupils from year 1 and 2 joined other schools from ACCT at the ARC tennis centre. They worked together to try out their skills including an obstacle course, tennis ground strokes, tennis ball dribble, throwing and catching and target shooting over a net. All the children gave each other great support and […]

RNLI at Buckland Brewer

Ben and Summer came to Buckland Brewer to talk to Tythecott and Gorwood about beach safety.  Ask your child about the flags and what they mean.  Ask your child how to summon help and who to ask? (Orleigh were at Rosemoor)

Easter celebrations

The whole school were invited to the chapel and the church this afternoon. We explored the Easter story through several chapters which were interactive and all the children were involved. Ask the children what their favourite part was?  Thank you to everyone who assisted us from parents, staff and Betty and Dave and their helpers.

Natural paint brushes and oak gall ink 08/03

Today was a challenge as we had to change the way we do forest school. But tythecott were amazing and so adaptable they showed that they can adapt to any situation. They were also very creative with natural paint brushes and oak gall ink.

Real Dance

In Tythecott class we have been learning about working in unison and canon, as well as mirroring our partners movements. We applied our knowledge and skills and worked on developing a dance to a slow calm song thinking about the speed and different levels of movement. We did really well moving in time to the […]

Buckland Brewer does Red Nose Day

The whole school came together to raise funds for Comic Relief on Friday.  We dressed in red, had crazy hair and told each other jokes.  Ask your child their favourite ones.

Exmoor Zoo

Melbury and Tythecott classes went to Exmoor Zoo today and the rain held off!  Look at all the animals we saw.  Which was your child’s favourite? Some of us even touched a snake, stick insect or a chameleon. Who knew Mrs Orchard or Mrs Roy could be snails?

Village Schools and the Burton Art Gallery

Burton Art Gallery ran their annual school exhibition.  Parkham were presented with £50 cheque for their camouflaged animals using Henri Rousseau as inspiration.  Buckland Brewer had 2 individual winners: Charlie and Hannah, for their camouflaged animals using Henri Rousseau as inspiration. The exhibition is open until the end of March, so please pop along and […]

Very cold Forest School

Tythecott class had a shortened Forest School session today due to very cold and wet weather, even with our extra layers and waterproofs! We tried to keep warm with a variety of games: tag and follow my leader. They also all made paint brushes using the organic ink to create pictures. Don’t forget the yummy […]

World Book Day 2nd March 2023

The whole school created their favourite book character out of potatoes.  First prize was £10 book voucher and an Easter egg, second and third prize was an Easter egg.  Everyone that entered received 3 Family Group points.  Well done everyone: it was a very high standard of entries!  They are all displayed in the library, […]

Tythecott Forest School

Tythecott had a fun morning at Tythecott as the Forest School fairies had left paper bags for a treasure hunt.  We read the clues and tried to find as many things as requested. More paper making using a frame this time.  Lou had also set  up some ink making and the children made their own […]

Forest school

Today in Forest School Tythecott class had a go at making paper. We also made bird feeders and accessed the new mud kitchen.  Ask the children what else they did?  Which was their favourite?

Appledore Art Part 3

Tythecott class again went to Appledore School to continue their work on Henry Rousseau and their collage pictures. They began to cut out their foliage to create the jungle before adding their tiger to camouflage him or her.  Can you see the different jungle leaves?  Can you see how the children have created texture within […]

Appledore Art Session 2

Tythecott class returned to Appledore School for another session.  This time we used our previous painting base sheet to create a guided tiger’s face. Ask the children what was the most difficult part? How did the children get certain parts of the tiger’s face to stand out? They looked amazing! Then we practiced creating jungle […]

Tythecott Art Part 1

Tythecott class started their first session at Appledore School using the artist Henry Rousseau as their stimulus. We discovered when he was born, died and his friends.  He was known for his richly coloured and meticulously detailed pictures of lush jungles, wild beasts, and exotic figures. We explored different techniques using paint and brusho to […]

PE and games with two classes

This morning, not many children made it in to Buckland Brewer because of the snow and ice. We had a PE and games session with Tythecott and Gorwood classes joining and demonstrating great teamwork and sportsmanship.  

Wreaths and cookies. 6/12

Today was another busy session. We were making Christmas wreaths, some were finishing of their projects from other weeks, with wood cookie necklaces and willow and wool tree decorations. It was chilly so of course we had to have hot chocolate.

S’mores!!! 30/11

We had a great day. We did some cooking and had hot chocolate and s’mores! We also got creative with Christmas decorations and planted a tree in our forest school area. A busy time was had by all.

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