Birch farm trip

We had a great time today at Birch farm. The children got to learnt how to start the process of planning at syntropics. They were all excited after measuring out the beds where the plants will go they learnt from this they can work out the volume of mulch they would need. They then talked […]

Young Writer’s Competition

Congratulations to these members of Goldworthy Class, who all entered a Young Writer’s competition before Christmas and their writing has been chosen to be published.


This week, Tythecott has created Venn Diagrams showing carnivores, omnivores and herbivores. They have used PicCollege to add pictures and labels.

Sketching skills

We have been practicing our sketching skills and created some prompt cards we can look back at for different ways to make marks including hatching, spots and large strokes. We used some of these skills to add detail to a landscape picture of the Rocky Mountains. We will add water colour to these in our […]

Newsletter: 26th January 2024

FOWS news I am really pleased to say we had a good turnout of parents for the meeting about the future of the Friends of Woolsery School on Monday. FOWS received many new offers of support and this has given us the confidence that a new committee will be able to be elected when the […]

Rev’d Jane Hayes visits Buckland Brewer

Rev’d Jane Hayes revisited the story of  Jesus and his birth with a twist at the end.  Ask the children what it was? Rev’d Jane reminded us that Jesus grew into an adult and treated people with kindness and she should do the same.  What kindness can you do to others this week?

Clay part 3

Tythecott class went to Appledore School this morning to see whether their clay snails had survived the kiln.  All good and ready to be glazed and ready for the second firing with the kiln. Also, we had time to create our own wildflower canvas.  Ask the children which new skill they enjoyed?   Using glazes, sponge […]

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 […]

Hunting for clues and forest school archery

This week the class had fun in the wind with a hunt around the outside for clues then ended with an archery challenge was made difficult by the wind.

A visit from one of the three little pigs

Today foxdown were surprised when they had a letter from one of the pigs asking for help with his stick house. They’re a bit worried now that next week we will get a visit from the final pig to build his brick house!!!!!

A surprise visit from Boris

Orleigh was very excited we had a surprise visit from one of the little pigs today. He needed help with his stick house. They also explored the yurt and saw the first sign of spring with a big patch if three cornered leek growing in the field. They had fun leaf rubbing and had a […]

Asda Man came to Tythecott class

Asda man, Pete, came to Tythecott class this afternoon to consolidate our science learning on healthy diets.  We reviewed each of the different food groups and how it impacted our diet.  The children helped prepare the vegetables for our stir fry and thoroughly enjoyed tasting the finished dish.  Watch out for the menu cards coming […]

The Three Little Fish and the Big, Bad Shark

Below are some of the fun activities in continuous provision this week:-

Den building for our RSPB birdwatch

Today we were den building or hide building ready for our bird watch with the RSPB.

Newsletter: 19th January 2024

Buckland Brewer School: Friday 2nd February Parkham School: Friday 9th February We will be showing Wonka in both schools! This will appear on ScoPay very soon; please make sure you tick the PG Certificate consent box as that’s the rating of the film.  3.15pm to 5.30pm £5 each includes cheese pizza, drink popcorn and film. Movie Night […]

Geography in Sunflowers

In geography we looked at Woolsery Primary School on Google Maps and then Sunflowers decided to create their own map of their outside area. They were able to take part in a conversation as to how we could create a map and able to express their ideas. Sunflowers took it in turns to use the […]

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, […]

Archery Club

Another fantastic turn out for morning archery club. Well done to the girls group who won for the second week running. All good practice for the upcoming family group archery competition.

Lunchtime Fitness Club

Despite the cold yesterday lunchtime, we had a good turnout for some children and staff who wanted to improve their fitness. They were tasked with a range of exercises including press ups, squat thrusts, shuttle run, step ups, star jumps and tricep dips. Well done for all you hard work. See you next week.

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