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Rocket Mice!

In Science we investigated the suitability of different materials to find out which would make the best rocket mouse. The children made their mouse out of paper and in small groups predicted which mouse would go the furthest and why. The children then explored this...

How the Ancient Egyptians used their brains!

This half-term, we have taken part in a variety of activities to explore life and death the Egyptian way.  We have explored the process of mummification (using an apple slice in the shape of a person) with authentic Egyptian methods.  The mummies below were wrapped in...

Thank you from Ottery Food Bank

We were so thrilled with the quantity of food donations for our Harvest celebrations earlier this month, which were donated to the Ottery Food Bank. Please click the link below to view the lovely thank you letter we have received from them. Food Bank - thank...

An afternoon as a dance teacher…

Year 1 spent their afternoon with some more special visitors. This time, they got to experience what it would be like to work as a dance teacher! This was quite a contrast to last's week visitor and lots of the children said this was something they might like to be...

We actively engage in our learning!

Congratulations to all of the Key Stage 1 children who have been celebrated as part of our Celebration Assembly today. They should be very proud of themselves as they have been carefully selected by their class teachers for being positive role models who actively...

A very special visitor!

As part of our topic 'Jobs and our town', we were fortunate to have a parent in Year 1, offer to come in and talk to the children about her job.                           The children really enjoyed learning about what it might be like to be a nurse and got the chance...

Gas Attack!

Making preparations for war. Gas had been a deadly weapon in the First World War, so civilians were issued with gas masks in the Second World War. Gas masks were allocated to each person for fear of a chemical attack. Practice sessions were held at school times,...

Year 1’s trip around the town!

In Year 1, in Geography, we have been learning all about our local area. As part of this topic, we have used maps to take a closer look at Ottery St Mary and learnt about the different symbols that can be used to represent places. We took a trip out into Ottery St...

Wildlife Champions at Seaton Jurassic

Inspired for a project challenge! Year 4 had a really exciting trip to Seaton Jurassic as part of our Devon Wildlife Champions project. We took part in a number of hands on activities and workshops inspired by our natural surroundings. The aims of the day were to...

Harvest

For our Harvest celebrations this year we welcome Revd Western to school for our assembly. He shared a story about saying thank you for all the things we receive and being grateful for the things we have. We also sang our Harvest song 'Cauliflowers fluffy, cabbages...