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Archive | May, 2016

Hockey Team attend North Cornwall Games

Our mixed hockey team attended the North Cornwall Games at Budehaven Community College on 18th May. They competed against 5 other schools; Kilkhampton, St Stephens, Bude, St Breock and Wadebridge. The competition was tough and the standard was high but that didn’t put our St Merryn team off. They showed true grit and determination throughout […]

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Tennis Festival 17.05.16

Six pupils from Years 1, 2 and 3 attended a Tennis festival at Wadebridge Tennis Club yesterday. They were given some specialist coaching and introduced to some tennis skills. They all really enjoyed themselves and learnt some new techniques! Miss Hornabrook accompanied them and was very impressed with their behaviour and ‘can do’ attitude! Well […]

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Nursery Trip to Old Macdonald’s Farm

We had a lovely transition trip to Old Macdonald’s Farm with the chicks, wrens and children due to start nursery in September. The weather was very kind to us and the children enjoyed feeding the animals and the pony treks as well as exploring the farm. We would like to thank all the staff at […]

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Bake Off

We all enjoyed the bake off a couple of weeks ago, we were very lucky in nursery to have two parents come in and help us learn about how to make different kinds of bread. Thank you to Simon Keat from Barnecutts for lots of bread making skills and Lindsey Chandler from the Stable Cafe […]

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Harry is Runner Up in Born to Win Competition

Well done to Harry who was a runner up in this year’s ‘Born to Win’ competition. This is a special event, hosted for Gifted and Talented pupils who have special PE talents. Harry told us that he ‘everyone taking part had to get into groups of 5 and they had 6 challenges to do. These […]

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Gorgeous Gingerbread!

Wagtails had great fun designing, making and then decorating their gingerbread people for the St Merryn School Bake Off. Their results were admired by all our customers and the stall was sold out within just a few minutes. Well done Wagtails!

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Friends of St Merryn School Bake Off

Thank you so much to everyone who entered. There were some amazing cakes, breads and delicious pies! Huge thanks to the judges Marge, Mrs Lindsey, Oscar and Maybyn. It took them nearly 2 hours. We raised an amazing £340 towards outdoor play equipment for our Early Years classes.

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Starlings’ Spring Time Sponge!

Starlings Class had great fun last week weighing and mixing the ingredients for their sponge cakes before they went into the big ovens in the school kitchen. The following day, once they had cooled, the class decorated the sponges with coloured icing (using Mrs Lindsey’s special colouring gels to dye the white icing). They used […]

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St Merryn School Bake Off

Kestrels Class had a wonderful time working as bakers for the St Merryn School Bake Off. They learnt how to make and knead dough, including¬†the scientific processes involved, and then the importance of letting the dough rise, and then creating delicious toppings for their home-made flower pot bread. They enjoyed it so much, that the […]

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