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For the latest news and information from each class please navigate to our class pages. They can be found by clicking on 'Children' in the menu bar above, then click 'Class pages' and then your chosen class.

Lots of exciting activities are shared via our weekly newsletters as well, so why not pop along to that section of the website to find out more about what we have been up to?

  • Year 6 Playleader's Conference

    Mon 13 Nov 2023 Mrs Beazley

    Year 6 Playleaders and Sports Ambassadors attended a playleader conference at Stover School to gain experience and ideas in organising activities for playtimes. The children will be meeting with Mrs Hartigan this week to further develop this, ready to deliver a variety of active and enjoyable activities to all on the playground. 

  • Positive Policing and Coronation Banner

    Tue 09 May 2023

    Children across the school were visited by PC Claire Hurrell - youth Intervention Officer, PCSO Tina Jordan - Local Neighbourhood Officer and PC Rachel Prescott - Dog Handler.

    During the visit children were able to meet the police dogs and have the opportunity to have a look inside and sit in the police vehicles that had come along.  All classes from across the school had the opportunity to speak to officers, asking questions about their respective roles and in particular the two police dogs.


    'I collected so many stickers and getting in the police van was great' - Zak

    'Meeting the police dogs was brillant and they even put the sirens on for us!' - Darcie

    Being able to see inside the police was and meeting the police dogs was really interesting' - Jesse

    'I stroked the police dogs and speaking to the officers was fun as well.' - Tyler


    Were just some of the comments made by children.


    Members of the school's Ethos Committee and Year 6 children designed and created the Coronation Banner which can be seen outside the Village Hall.  Children wanted the banner to depict the school's traditional values and ethos.

  • Burrator's Magical Lessons

    Tue 25 Apr 2023

    As a start to Burrator's new writing unit children experienced a day of 'Magical Lessons'.  The day commenced with a 'sorting ceremony' to determine our 'Brave Griffindor's, Kind Hufflepuffs, Wise Ravenclaw's and Loyal Slytherin's'.

    The first lesson was a 'potions class' where pupils helped 'head shop keeper' of 'Honeydukes Sweet Shop' to make the secret ingredients for 'Fizzing Whizbee's Sweet'.  While the 'Fizzing Whizbee's' were stewing children investigated some of the potions  brewed by Professor James-Mellit using the liquefied 'Revelio Charm'; they identified the poisions from the anti-dotes!

  • Fair Trade Conference and MP's Visit

    Wed 22 Mar 2023

    Members of the School's Council attended a Fair Trade Conference at Chudleigh Primary School.  They had the opportunity to learn alongside pupils from other local schools about the importance of 'Fair Trade' and raising awareness about working conditions of people within developing countries.


    Meanwhile; Mel Stride, MP and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions visited Year 6 pupils.  During the visit he spoke about his role as an MP and Cabinet Minister and answered some challenging questions from children which they had prepared.

  • World Book Day

    Mon 06 Mar 2023

    Children from across the school wowed us with an array of costumes linked to their favourite books as well as some stunning pieces of artwork which formed part of our 'dress a potato as your favourite book character' competition.  Pupils took part in exciting activities linked to reading some of which included 'drop and read DPA' and listening to teachers and staff reading some of their favourite dramatic texts.

  • Year 4 Residential

    Mon 06 Mar 2023

    Children in Year 4 went on their Residential to Heatree Activity X

    Centre near Manaton.  All the children had a great time, were away for two nights and took part in a range of exciting activities including archery and 'low adventure'.  Well done to all children for getting 'stuck in' to all the activities.  Thank you goes to Mr Skinner, Mrs King and Mrs Hawley who too the children on their Heatree Adventure.

  • Inter House Pancake Races

    Wed 22 Feb 2023

    Congratulations to all competators in this year's Inter House Pancake Races.  All points awarded will be added to the on-going total for the end of year!

  • Children in Need

    Wed 23 Nov 2022

    This year's Children in Need raised an exceptional amount!! During the day School Councilors, House Captains and Prefects ran breaktime and lunchtime games, we held a 'name the bear' with the winner securing the named bear and choice of reading book; DPA was a special routine along the lines of the 'masked dancer' with prizes being awarded to the best dancers on the day!  We saw the return of the school's 'Pudsey Bear' outline for children to cover with spare change. The school day ended with a cake sale raising a total of £301.48

  • Remembrance Service

    Fri 11 Nov 2022

    Our Service of Remembrance began with pupils wearing uniforms parading into St Paul's church, the last post was played followed by two minutes silence.

    The service continued in a thoughtful and reflective manner with children in Year 6 giving a moving and powerful recital of 'In Flanders Fields' and 'Please Wear a Poppy' with the whole school singing 'We Will Remember and It's A Long Way to Tipperary'.  the service closed with prayers led by Revd Alex Sharpe.

    After the service pupils who were dressed in their uniforms and the Chair of the school's Ethos Committee lay crosses on the three war graves in the cemetery.

  • Project Sharing and Citizenship Project

    Fri 11 Nov 2022

    As part of our new 'Citizenship Project' each term we are inviting parents into school to view the different projects undertaken by children.  These projects can be a piece of artwork, writing, poster, PowerPoint, model or other recording based around eight topics - healthy me, help for the homeless, British Values, diversity champion, relationships, Eco Ambassador, disability Champion or on-line safety.  We have recently held the first of our 'project sharing' afternoons.