Kestrels and Barn Owls classes had an amazing, immersive day out to Morwellham Quay Victorian Village. Activities included a trip into a real, working mine on a train; chocolate-making to learn about the history of chocolate; dressing in original Victorian clothing, and a role play of a Victorian lesson. What a great way to learn […]
Kestrels Class had a fantastic day at Truro Museum today, learning lots more about Ancient Egypt. They took part in a role play about travelling into the afterlife, dug for clues about ancient artefacts and learnt so much looking around the museum. Did you know that there was a real Mummy preserved in Truro…? What […]
The children had a fantastic day raising funds and awareness about children in need. They enjoyed dressing in spots, a cake sale, sporty games, a fashion show and a bring and buy sale. Thank you for all of your generous donations!
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 […]
Year 3 were treated to a peel, chop and grate masterclass with AJ, a chef from Steins Seafood Cookery School, to learn about correct and careful knife skills when preparing vegetables. A fun and tasty afternoon had by all; thank you to Steins for their ongoing support across the school.
Katie Nelson (Yr 4) received some very exciting post this week as she received a reply from No. 10 Downing Street! Kestrels Class have been writing pledges about what they can individually do to help address the global problem of plastic pollution, and Katie pledged to write to the government! She went home and did […]
The children in Year 3 and 4 had a totally amazing time on their very first residential trip to Falmouth. After a busy first day, visiting Pendennis Castle, a big walk and then eating at Pizza Express, it was back to the museum for a scrapheap challenge to build and race the fastest boat, followed […]
Year 3 and 4 had an amazing trip to Brannel Secondary School Design and Technology Department! They created a large 3D wooden ‘fish tank’ out of recycled wooden pallets, using power tools to assemble it. They also used the laser cutting machine to make wooden sea creatures that were decorated with recycled materials. What a […]
Year 3 and 4 had the most amazing day out at the Farm & Country Day at the show ground this week. They were immersed in all things ‘farm to fork’ as they visited wonderful exhibitions from pasty crimping to apple pressing, planting their own cabbage plants, trying their hand at milking, auctioneering and even […]
Children from years 3, 4, 5 and 6 were amazing in the very chilly KS2 Cross Country Competition today. They were brilliant ambassadors for St Merryn School. Well done to everyone that took part!