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 […]
The Wagtails have spent a week learning about Chinese New Year celebrations. They listened to the story of how the years got their names and enjoyed acting it out. The children loved their classroom being turned into a Chinese restaurant on Friday morning when Jie Jiang visited and cooked us a delicious pork, pak choi […]
Both our fantastic Youth Speaks teams did an amazing job in the first round of the competition, held at Padstow Social Club last week. Lowenna, Tristan and Anya’s team came second and therefore progressed on to the next round of the area competition, where they did a brilliant job and won! This means they will now go forward to […]
Mrs Robinson’s charity club would like to thank everyone who supported their stall this evening, they raised £28 which will pay for 4 chickens to send to families or orphans living in poverty in Africa. Chickens provide meat and up to 200 eggs a year – a vital source of protein and income. Chickens are […]
Starlings class have come to school dressed in Victorian clothing this morning and they all look fantastic! They are playing the part of unhappy children from the Victorian era very well for the traditional class photo! As part of our topic this term we have started to explore places that are special or important to […]
We had a lovely letter from Sheila Disley thanking the Buddies for singing and meeting the members at their Christmas party. She wrote that “it made our party very special, thank you so much!” The children really enjoyed their visit and were surprised to find out that one gentleman is over 100 years old!