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Ashmansworthy gymnastics, November 23

We’ve been working on core strength and partner balances in PE. There has been some brilliant collaboration!

Bikeability Groups B and C

Today, groups B and C started their Bikeability courses. They did their best to dodge the bad weather throughout the day, practising on the playground in the morning and then onto the roads this afternoon. They all enjoyed the activities despite the weather.

Ashmansworthy DT project, October 23

We had a very successful day making moving toys with cams for our DT project. The designs were inspired by the mechanicals in Cogheart.

Different way to light fires 2/10

This forest school session was all about how to be safe with fire lighting. We also explored different tinders, best wood to burn, fire laying and different methods of lighting. They had fun and showed some real determination  to light with some methods.

Ashmansworthy Tag rugby competition

Today in PE, Ashmansworthy learnt about a new rule in tag rugby. The rule states that you have 5 attempts to score a try, when your team is tagged a sixth time, the ball is turned over to the other team. Congratulations to the red team for fantastic teamwork, sportsmanship and great play. Well done […]

Burford woods in the Autumn ’23

We had an amazing day today doing various activities such as scavenger hunt, stretcher obstacle course, and crafting with pine pitch glue.

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.

Ashmansworthy science

The looks of concentration say it all! We created simple circuits with working bulbs, buzzers and motors. We learnt that circuits need to be complete for components to work.

Autumn equinox celebrations

This week it is autumn  equinox and we talked about the history and origins and how they would celebrate the holiday with bonfires, food, dan ing and story telling. We had tin can soup and discussed how you can make something healthy and delicious even with canned food. We talked about harvest festival and giving […]


Our sessions was a chilled one with wood cutting, swinging and woodchip moving. We also talked about our sessions coming up and how they wanted to cook something to celebrate harvest.

1st week back

Today we eased ourselves back into school with a lovely session of forest school. The children learnt how to use a bow saw as we are making some wood cookies with their forest school names on them. They had fun with some boomwhackers and enjoyed the sunshine with building dens.

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, […]

Year 6 Wake Park Treat July 23

We had an amazing day at the Wake Park: the weather was kind and the activities were awesome! What a fabulous way to celebrate the end of primary school for Year 6!

Summertime at Burford woods!!!

  Today was a lovely day. We explored the woods and built new dens. We had cheese and chocolate fondu (not in the same pan though!) We had a new arabic dish called Mejadra (suggested by one of the year 6 boy’s) everyone tried, most enjoyed, and some even had seconds! We did some whittling […]

Somerset vs Hampshire

Today, children from across the partnership travelled to Taunton to watch a professional cricket match. There was some cricket until lunch with Somerset losing four wickets. During this time the children had their faces painted and tried out some of their own cricketing skills with bowling and throwing at different targets. At lunchtime, Mr Marks […]

Ashmansworthy Business Week July 23

Our Business Week was a resounding success! Everyone worked collaboratively and efficiently throughout the week, sticking to budgets and deadlines. The week finished with a variety of stalls on the playground and it was lovely to see children from across the school spending their money on games, drinks and snacks. Thank-you to the parents who […]



Ashmansworthy at Hartland Abbey, June 23

We had an amazing time at Hartland Abbey: we walked around the beautiful grounds, using our senses to observe and respond to the different landscapes, before enjoying a picnic lunch and an unexpected treat! Malory Towers is currently being filmed at Hartland so the producer kindly gave us a tour of the base and the […]

First session of the summer

Today was a scorching hot day! So we decided to do some grounding and had a fee games. But over all chilled out in the shade chatting about the changes that are happening in the next few weeks.

Cricket festival

Today Miss Grant and I took 11 year 5 children to a cricket festival, which was held at North Devon Cricket Club Instow. We were competing against year 6 children from  schools across Devon. In our group we played Caen, Marwood, Woolacombe and Goodleigh. Unfortunately, we didn’t get to play St Helens as all of […]

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