Starlings Class have been really busy this afternoon making delicious strawberry and banana flavoured milkshakes! We have spent this half term learning about food groups and the importance of a balanced diet as well as where our food comes from; with a particular focus on cows and their produce. We were able to apply what […]
Archive | March, 2015
A huge thank you to everyone for your support. We had such a fun day and raised £213! The highlight was definitely the children painting staff faces!! We also had a cake sale and an afternoon performance of jokes and funny sketches in the ‘laugh off’!
Starlings Class visited Churchtown Farm, near Fowey on the 6th March. They learnt lots of new facts about farm produce and how to look after livestock. There were two sheep dogs ‘Chip’ and ‘Jim’. The farmer sent the dogs to round up the sheep and bring them right in front of the children, it was […]
Our school photographers got to ask Nick Clegg a question. Oscar asked, “What is the hardest thing you have had to do?” Nick said, “Anything that involves fighting or people getting hurt.” Theodore asked, “Were you surprised when you became the Deputy Prime Minister?” Nick replied, “I suppose I was!”
Yesterday we had a visit from the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg along with River Cottage. They came to our school to look at how we are teaching children about food from Nursery to Key Stage 2. Nick Clegg told us that he was blown away by the behaviour and ethos of the school.
Well done to those pupils who attended the Netball Tournament at Wadebridge Secondary School on Thursday 5th March. You all played brilliantly, demonstrating your newly acquired netball skills! Mrs Hicks thought both teams played really well, showed sportsmanship towards one another (and other schools) and represented St Merryn School beautifully. Team ‘St Merryn 1’ came […]
Well done to the children in Key Stage 2 who attended the Cross Country event in Wadebridge on Wednesday 4th March. Fortunately, it was a chilly but dry day. All of the children ran really well and showed true sportsmanship during the event. We are currently awaiting the final results to confirm those who were […]
Report by Libby Hutton – School Journalist On Monday 2nd March Mark the Miner came in to school and had an assembly with us. He started off by telling us a list of things you can’t do if you want to become a miner, such as smoking. Then he told us what equipment you need […]
Another group of budding sports participants from KS1 attended the second KS1 sporting event of 2014-15. On Monday 2nd February, a group of St Merryn pupils attended the multiskills festival accompanied by Mrs Ibbotson. They learnt lots of new sports-based / fundamental skills and thoroughly enjoyed themselves whilst representing our school. There will be another KS1 multiskills festival in […]