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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 […]

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 tennis

This term we are having lessons with ARC tennis. The children are really enjoying themselves.  

Welcome back to Burscott Class

We have had a very busy first week back. The children have settled well as  a new class and we have jumped straight into our learning.

Family Point treat

Last term Sting Rays won the family point treat which was a water fight.  With the lovely weather, we decided to commence the water works this afternoon.  Some very wet children (and slightly wet adults!) had a lot of fun!

Exploring the Victorian Era…

We had great fun yesterday, beginning to explore the Victorians and Industrial Revolution. We tried our had at various things, including building bridges, making paper cup phones, designing machines and looking at some very unusual inventions. We hope you noticed how shiny some of our shoes were, after giving them a good polish!!


Tythecott class welcomed Becky and Andrew into the school to share their fencing skills. We learned to stand correctly, to block and to strike. Please ask your child to demonstrate these actions to you.

Fencing taster session

Who knew we’d be allowed to do sword fighting at school. Well that is exactly what Melbury class did yesterday. We started with a warm up with four pupils having foam swords trying to strike their classmates below the knee who were trying to dodge them. We then learnt about the stance and how to […]

Fencing 🤺

  This afternoon, Ashmansworthy had a fencing taster session. They started with a warm up with four pupils having foam swords trying to strike their classmates below the knee who were trying to dodge them. We then learnt about the stance and how to hold the foil. Following this we learnt how to move forward, […]

Fencing taster session – Stroxworthy Class

Well what a way to finish our Wednesday! We had a superb session where   the children experienced all the basic techniques of fencing. They had a wonderful and enjoyable time.

Forest Schools and PE

Welcome to the Alminstone 2023/24!! I hope you have all had the most fabulous Summer break. Just to let you all know that we have PE tomorrow, with Mr Davies and Forest Schools on Tuesday afternoon. I’m looking forward to seeing you all on Tuesday :-)

Parkham Sports Day

Well done to all the children at sports day. You demonstrated amazing skill, determination and team spirit. Starting with the 10 round robin activities including throwing, catching, agility and jumping each team acquired lots of points for their team. This was followed by traditional races with a long race, sprint, novelty, egg and spoon, sack, […]

Family Group Football

Congratulations to Willow on winning the Family Group Football this year. They needed to win by five goals in their last match and won 8-0. Well done to all the children who took part. You all showed great skill, determination and teamwork.   

Leavers’ Assembly July 23

What a fantastic send-off for Year 6! We were so proud of you in the assembly and know you’re going to be assets to your new schools. Thank-you for all your thoughtful cards and gifts and have a wonderful summer!

Debating the big question…

Today, Alminstone has the pleasure of welcoming Keith (a Humanist) and John (a Christian) to debate the BIG question -Is God Real? We learnt a lot about their beliefs and found that despite their differences about God, both have many similar beliefs that encourage people to be the very best human that they can be. […]

Ashmansworthy DT Day

We had a great time tasting different flatbreads, learning about Greek food and then making our own pitta breads. They were delicious!

Family group football

Well done to everyone who took part in the family group football. We had three amazing games. Some great saves, a penalty miss and four goals. A huge congratulations to the winning team, the Tiger Sharks.

Village Schools Football Festival

Well done to all the players who came to the VSP football festival after school at Woolsery. Year 5/6 played three matches and Year 3/4 also played three matches. They were split into even mixed teams, most of them playing with children from other schools. They all showed some excellent skill and great team work. […]

Buckland Brewer Sports Day

Well done to everyone for an amazing Sports Day yesterday. Here are a few photos..

Woolsery Sports Day 2023

Well done to all the children who took part in Sports Day today. You were absolutely amazing. From the sun dance to keep the rain away to the high scoring in all the round Robin activities.  Thankfully the sun dance worked and we only had a few minutes of rain during the closely contested races. […]

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