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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. […]

Easter visit to the Church

The whole school visited Buckland Brewer Chapel and Chapel to hear about the story of Easter starting from Palm Sunday to Good Friday. The children went into groups and experienced a variety of activities linked to Easter with an Easter egg hunt at the end.  Thank you for everyone involved and our candle now has […]


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 […]

Dinner and night time orienteering

After a lovely pasta dinner followed by sticky toffee pudding, we ventured out once again. This time it was in the dark and we were orienteering around Pixies Holt. We had to locate 17 different dibbers around the site as well as a square stone, brown thing, yellow thing and a stick as long as […]

Moorland walk to Yar Tor and Sharp Tor

  This afternoon we enjoyed an amazing walk being dropped at Sharp Tor and then walking to Yar Tor before walking back to Pixies Holt. En route we saw a rainbow, Devil’s matchsticks, a skull and bone as well as a grave and a four thousand year old house from the Bronze Age. We also […]

More football ⚽️, more rain ☔️

Well done to all the players after school tonight in the rain. The first match saw Woolsery boys win against Village Schools boys in a hotly contested game. Congratulations to Woolsery who won 7-0 with 5 goals from Cobain and one from Jamie and one from Aaron. The scoreline doesn’t reflect how close it was, […]

Little Wandle Love of Reading : Lulu Loves the Library (1)

Sunflowers are enjoying participating in the fun activities connected to this book which help bring the language and storyline alive. It was fun taking part in a library role play which gave us the opportunity to use and act out the verbs and nouns in the book. We have also explored the sensory aspect of […]

Gymnastics in a different hall with different equipment

On Tuesday afternoon, we went over to Parkham and used Allardice Hall for a final gymnastics lesson of the topic. Using the skills learnt in out floor work, we transferred these skills onto wall bars and challenged ourselves to try new things. We thought about the 5 gymnastic shapes and tried to use them on […]

Football ⚽️ away to Hartland

After school, the Village Schools sent two teams to play at Hartland, a year 3/4 and a year 5/6. Sadly, we lost both games, but we had many players playing and representing the school for the first time and gained good experience ready for their next match. There were heroic saves from goalkeepers Kobe, Charlie, […]

Football vs Hartland in the pouring rain ☔️

Yesterday after school, we played two football matches against Hartland in the pouring rain. In the first match, the boys gave a fantastic team performance, all playing really well and working hard for each other. With two goals from Cobain, one from Aaron and another from Alfie, Woolsery ended up winning 4-2.   In the […]

Mr Davies’ challenge and passing skills

Yesterday, Ashmansworthy dodged the rain and went into the hall working together to try and run as teams to achieve the equivalent of twenty laps of the playground (Mr Davies’ marathon challenge). Well done to all of you showing incredible determination along with super support for one another. Following the challenge we practised our passing […]

Melbury Trip to Really Wild Planet

Beech family group treat

Beech family group were this half term’s winners and our treat was cookies and cartoons. Everyone loved Tom and Jerry!!

Multisports at Atlantic Academy

Today, all the children from the Village Schools Partnership in years 4, 5 and 6 came together for a Multisports event at Atlantic Academy.  We were split into year groups working alongside children from the other schools, taking part in a range of fun activities.  These included tennis, basketball, cricket, agility, dodgeball, hockey and tag. […]

Internet Safety Day

In Gorwood class this afternoon, we have been looking at the development of technology and how we can stay safe in the online world. We thought about what tech will be like in the next 20 years. Our ideas included a phone that hovers so you don’t have to hold it along with FaceTime that […]

Internet Safety Day

Today has been Internet Safety Day.Alminstone have taken part in the BBC Virtual lesson, on internet safety, with a focus on AI. We considered how artificial intelligence is being developed, and focused staying safe online in an AI world.

Sports Festival at Atlantic Academy

Goldworthy Class went to Atlantic Academy this morning to take part in Sports Festival ran by the youth sport leaders there. We thank them and Mr Davies for organising this great event. Everyone enjoyed it and we loved meeting up with the children from the other schools.

Year 3/4 ARC tennis 🎾 competition

Well done to all our players at the ARC tennis competition today. Mrs Barnes took 12 players from our schools (4 from each) to enter 3 teams in the tournament. There was some excellent play by all of you and super sportsmanship demonstrated too. A huge thank you to ARC for organising the fantastic event.

Girls Year 5/6 football tournament

This morning, we took two teams to the Year 5/6 football tournament hosted by Kingsley. There were seven teams playing in a league with the top two qualifying for the North Devon Final. It was a wonderful event and all the girls played some excellent football, showing great togetherness and wonderful skill. The Village Schools […]

Archery Club Buckland Brewer

We had two more archers join this week to test out and improve their archery skills. Well done to all of you. You will be ready for the upcoming family group archery competition when it starts. There are more places available for any pupils who want to join us Tuesday mornings at the village hall, […]

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