Many thanks to all the families who attended the Remembrance service in our packed village church this morning. Every class from school was represented, with all children taking part in the procession and in laying crosses on the war graves. Lots of community members commented on how lovely it was to see the youngest […]
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The Wagtails were delighted to welcome Stuart Pate from the Seafood Restaurant to their classroom, especially as he was armed with all the ingredients for creating decorated ginger biscuits! He gave a great demonstration, answered lots of questions and then set the children to work, decorating their own knight’s shield biscuits. Thank you Stuart!
The children in Starlings class have had a fantastic start to their new literacy unit. They went into the woodland and thought about what it might have been like to be one of Robin Hood’s outlaws. Whilst in the woodland they thought about what the could see, hear, smell and touch and even managed to cook […]
Starlings class and the year 1 Robins had a fantastic visit to Pendennis Castle. We searched for some of the different features of a castle and were lucky enough to be treated to an archery display. All children were extremely well behaved and were a credit to St Merryn School.
We had a lovely packed church on Friday for our annual Harvest Festival. Each class and the choir contributed a piece on the theme of a Cornish harvest. Generous donations to our collection amounted to £188.63; we have forwarded this to Tearfund for their direct work with the victims of the Indonesian earthquake and tsunami. […]
Wagtails class had a fantastic school visit to Falmouth in glorious sunshine. They took part in a practical workshop that brought the history of the Tudor part of the castle to life for the children. They discovered what kinds of people had lived there and why the position of the castle ,on Cornwall’s coast, was […]
WOW!!! What an absolute privilege it was to hear your talented children sing yesterday afternoon, as they auditioned for this year’s Christmas production. We were literally brought to tears at times and blown away not only by the performances, but the courage they each showed to stand up alone and put themselves forward; St Merryn […]
On Monday this week, Kestrels and Barn Owls made their way over to Lostwithiel to visit Restormel Castle as part of their Medieval topic. The sun shone all day and the blue sky made for the perfect back drop for the stunning ruin. The pupils were taken on a guided tour of the castle discovering […]
As part of the travelling book fair we have in school this week, we asked every child to create a poster or book cover of their choice as part of a competition to win a £5 voucher to be spent at the fair. Congratulations to our winners; Evan Humphreys – Barn Owls Issy Etherington – […]
Thank you so much to all those who attended our Community Evening on Friday; what a wonderful night we all had! The sun shone all evening and we were treated to a wonderful array of musical entertainment. A huge well done to the Friends of St Merryn School for all of their hard work putting […]