Burford woods.

Today Cranford went to Burford woods for the day. We started by sitting around the fire circle and talked about the forest school rules, then went off to explore. We were set some challenges, one was to get through the spiders web without getting trapped another was to build a den working as a team. […]

Burford woods fun summer 2024

We had a great day in the woods surviving crocodile infested waters, poison ivy webs and surving without water. They also had to explore and find a missing person with their orienterring skills . We then cooked damper bread, s’mores and campfire pizza.

Burford wood summer 2024

We had a great day exploring, playing, storytelling, problem solving, crafting and so much more in the woods today. They enjoyed s’mores and hit chocolate too.

Football ⚽️ success

A huge congratulations to the Year 6 Woolsery team who won 11 – 4 against Appledore after school. A superb team performance led to some excellent passing and movement from the players resulting in a resounding win. Wonderful defending by Harry, Alfred and Leo along with incredible goalkeeping from Xavier kept the Appledore attack at […]

Foxdown released their class butterflies

Foxdown have really enjoyed watching the lifecycle of caterpillars and butterflies. The caterpillars came to us super small. They ate their food for a while before they turned into chrysalises.  We waited about two weeks before watching them emerge. We were super lucky that four out of five hatched while we were at school. We […]

Newsletter: 24th May 2024

Singing Festival We had a wonderful day at The Big Sheep yesterday, with Key Stage 1 singing on stage in the morning and the Key Stage 2, 3 and 4 Festival in the afternoon and early evening. The musical talent from across the Bideford area schools is phenomenal and we were very proud of our […]

(4) Little Wandle Love of Reading : Would you Rather ……..

In order to bring the language alive Sunflowers had to decide Would you rather be.………

Pentecostal bunting.

This term Ashmansworthy class and Alminstone class have been considering “when Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost?” To bring this unit to a close both classes designed and created bunting to reflect the celebration of Pentecost for Christians, the end of the Easter season. These are beautiful and can be seen hung in […]

Bug gallery

Orleigh sharing Assembly

Orleigh shared their learning about the Rainforest with the rest of the school.

Orleigh released their butterflies

Everyone went outside to see the butterflies being released. Tythecott enjoyed seeing a butterfly emerge from a cannon. As well as seeing them being released.

The ugly bug ball

We celebrated learning about mini beast today by dressing up as our favourite one. We had a party. At the party we played bug bumps, stingy bee, musical bugs, had food and did some dancing.

Newsletter: 17th May 2024

SATS Well done to all of the Year 6 children who have worked so very hard this week (and in the months leading up to SATS week!) during their tests. You have been calm, determined and thoughtfula ll week and we really couldn’t ask any more of you – we are very rpoud of each […]

Move your body.

In SCARF today we learnt about why do we need to exercise? To keep strong, help our muscles and bones to get stronger, strengthen our heart, which is made of muscle, feel happier and have fun. We practiced some moves and then moved to the story “ The animal bop”

(3) Little Wandle Love of Reading : Would You Rather ……….

Sunflowers enjoyed listening to and then learning the words to the poem “Big Green Crocodile”. They also put actions to the words. Sunflowers recited and performed the poem in front of Cranford Class – Sunflowers you were amazing! In order to explore the sensory aspect of this story book, Sunflowers were shown the different musical […]

Playing to Learn

In continuous provision we have enjoyed lots of bug and insect themed activities. On our new art table in the Welly Garden, we have used transient art to decorate butterflies. By using loose parts, the children can explore shape, space, pattern and texture..

Releasing the butterflies

Today the butterflies were ready to release. They have spent a few days in the enclosure to feed and dry their wings. Today because it was a warm/dry day we were able to set them free.

The Water Cycle

Today in science, we created our own water cycle using plastic bags. We explained each part of the cycle from evaporation, condensation, precipitation and collection. In the lesson we also spoke about how we are still using the same water that was used millions of years ago. We have hung our water cycles on the […]

Bees and pollination.

In Science today we did an experiment to learn how a bee helps with pollination of flowers. As a bee moves from one flower to another it moves the pollen between flowers. 1.We had some pictures of flowers with cheesy puffs on them, the children had a bee puppet and had to fly from flower […]

Newsletter: 10th May 2024

School Voice’s Global Team at Woolsery is holding a cake sale on Friday 17th May to raise money for Edukid. We would be very grateful for donations of cakes, biscuits and other baked goods to sell. Cakes will be on sale during the day as well as after school (if there is anything left!) so […]

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