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Archive | March, 2016

Dance Festival Production 21.03.16

Following the success of our ‘Wild Boys’ who performed at the Hall for Cornwall earlier this year, some of our boys in Years 2-6 performed their ‘Crocodile Rock’ routine at a dance production held at Wadebridge Secondary School on Monday 21st March. They worked with Sarah Waller on this boys-only dance, thinking carefully about the movements they could use to represent a pirate’s life for […]

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Kestrels Beach Exploration Trip

Kestrels class had a fantastic day at Porthcothan Beach on Monday 14th March. The day started with a series of art and writing workshops at the house of ‘wrecker’ Jane Darke. The children were fascinated to learn about marine life and manmade finds that wash up on our Cornish beaches. After a picnic in Jane’s […]

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U11 Boys County Hockey Tournament

Well done to our team of boys who competed at the County Hockey Tournament on Friday 11th March. Having spent the first part of the week in London, the boys were feeling quite tired but that didn’t stop them trying their best.  Nine teams from schools across Cornwall entered the tournament. Our St Merryn team […]

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London Newsflash Day 2

We have had another amazing day in London. This morning we visited the Houses of Parliament, which was almost overwhelming! We even sat in on a debate in the viewers gallery. After that we visited the Tower of London and rounded the evening off with watching Mathilda at the Theatre. It was truly amazing!

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London Newsflash Day 1

Here we are outside the Royal Entrance to Westiminister Abbey following a guided tour of inside. What an awesome place! Afterwards, we visited the Science Musuem and are now relaxing aboard the Lord Amory very full after our Nando’s supper. Looking forward to visiting the Houses of Parliament and the Tower of London tomorrow before watching […]

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The countdown to baby chicks has begun!

We are ‘egg-cited’ to announce that our chicken eggs are snug in their incubator and are due to start hatching by the middle of March. Early indications are that chicks are growing in every egg. We will publish an update as soon as we spot any cracks appearing!

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Cross Country

Well done to all 39 children who entered, trained and ran the 3K course last Wednesday. Everyone did really well to complete the course without stopping, especially as it was freezing cold! We were most impressed with how the children paced themselves but saved enough energy for a sprint through the finish line 🙂

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Assembly by Zoe (Tempus Leisure)

Zoe Harris from Tempus Leisure came to visit St Merryn again today to talk to us about taking part in local triathlons. Zoe visited our school this time last year and off the back of her visit some of our pupils took part in the events. She then returned later in the year to award […]

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