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Archive | October, 2015

Fun at Padstow farm shop

Thank you to Farmer Matt and all the staff at Padstow farm shop for a fantastic afternoon. The Wagtails admired and fed the piglets before heading into the shop where Derek the butcher gave a sausage making demo. Every Wagtail made a sausage to take home for tea, yummy!

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Building workshop for Wagtails

The Wagtails have been very keen to build in our sand and water garden but have struggled with wobbly walls! Local builder, Paul Mason, kindly gave the children a practical building master class. The children are now keen to use staggered joints as they build and usually remember to build on solid foundations. Thanks for […]

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Kestrels practise mindfulness

To learn about spirituality in Cornwall, the children of Kestrels class had a go at a mindfulness meditation session. The children learned how to calm their thoughts and better cope with their feelings.                                             […]

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Our Girls Can!

On Thursday 8th October all the girls in Years 5 and 6 took part in ‘Our Girls Can’, a fun packed day at the Royal Cornwall Show ground for all girls in Year 5 and 6 in the Wadebridge cluster. Taking part in activities such as yoga, cheerleading and smoothie making, they also listened to inspirational speeches […]

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Farmer Matt Visits KS1

On Thursday afternoon ‘Farmer Matt’ came in to school to visit Key Stage 1 pupils in Wagtails and Starlings Class. The children thoroughly enjoyed the visit and were full of questions! Matt told us all about the way he grows wheat on his farm, the machines he uses and how the crop is used in […]

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Apple Pressing Fun For Kestrels!

On Tuesday afternoon Kestrels Class had an exciting time in the sun pressing apples and making their own juice! Mrs Mitchell’s parents kindly brought in a selection of apples from their orchard, along with their ‘press’, to teach the children how to safely make their own apple juice. The children learnt which apples are best […]

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KS1 Village Walk

All of Key Stage 1 (Yr1 and 2) from Starlings and Wagtails Classes walked into the village this morning. It was a beautiful, crisp autumnal morning as we left school and headed towards the cross-roads. Along the way pupils were using the iPads to record their journey through the village, identifying key places and business […]

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Harvest Celebrations

On Friday 25th September, we all enjoyed the lovely Harvest Festival in the bottom playground. We were lucky to have the nursery children to join us. The Wagtails sang Old MacDonald and the Starlings starred in a Vegetable Fashion Show. The Kestrels wrote their own lovely poem about the Harvest, and the Barn Owls treated […]

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