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Gymnastics – balancing

Kite making 3/10

Today we identified different leaves from Hazel to oak and then we made kites to fly in the wind.

Burford wood adventures Autumn ’23

Today we had so much fun exploring the woods and learning new skills. They worked as a team doing the stretcher obstacle course. They the became explorers using a compass on a trail around the woods. They got crafty with pine pitch glue making walking sticks.

Natural dyes

We explored natural dyes today with beetroot from our poly and onion skins from the school kitchen. Now they have to wait to see what happen to our creations next week.

Story telling in the wind

Food chains

We had a game of scavanger hunt and then discussed a different game of Prey and predator. Today we talked about food chains and what animal would be prey and what would be a predator. So they decided on fox and bunnies. We then had a game where the prey had to go and hide […]

Devon Wildlife Trust

The year two and three’s have been lucky to have a visit from the Devon Wildlife Trust. Lastvyear they started a project that’s called ‘saving devons treescape’ we started the project last year buy gather seeds and processing them for the winter and then come the spring we planted them. We have been lucky to […]

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.

Burscott Class visit Clovelly in the mist!

As part of this term’s work looking at the history of transport in the local area we were lucky enough to be able to take a short boat trip out of Clovelly on Jim Dickson’s fishing boat.  Visibility wasn’t too good but the children loved it. We did some crabbing, pebble painting and ice cream […]

George’s Marvellous Medicine!

We followed the instructions to make potions today, as part of our work related to Instruction Writing and Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine. Great fun was had by all!

Cricket festival at Westward Ho!

We had a great time this morning at the cricket festival. And we didn’t get wet!!!

Learning and Remembering Text

We started looking at our new text this week and began by learning and reciting some parts from it.

Burscott and Cranford at the beach – part 2!

Westward Ho!

A Wonderful day

Clovelly – the journey back!

A resilient walk back up!

The Lifeboat Station

Thanks to Neil, Mati and team for showing us around – really informative!

Clovelly – the way down and lunch!

Burford Woods 21/5/2023

Cranford and Burscott classes had  a great day at Forest School in Burford Woods yesterday.

Science Week: Exploding lava slime

This was a real science experiment where we had to adapt quantities and ingredients to make it work. Luckily Mrs Nisbitt had the magic ingredient!

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