Open the Book: Jonah the Groaner

This afternoon the story of Jonah the Groaner was brought to life by 'Open the Book' and a few helpers.  We learnt that the overarching message from of this story is that of compassion which is one of our school values.  We also learnt that Christians believe that even though Jonah had let God…

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Explorer Dome: Environment Show

This afternoon we became adventurers, exploring Planet Earth.

We enjoyed crawling through the tunnel, following the fairy lights into the dome,  where we looked at the night sky and images of planet Earth from space.   We visited the jungle, savannah, desert and found out about deforestation in…

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Snuggle Up and Read

At Kingsteignton School we want reading to be more than something that the children have to do at school.  We want reading to become something that the children choose to do because they enjoy it!   As Dr Seuss once said, “You can find magic wherever you look.  Sit back and relax, all you need is…

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Christmas Lunch

Today we really did get into the festive spirit! With our Christmas jumpers and reindeer hats at the ready, we enjoyed a wonderful Christmas lunch cooked by the school kitchen. There was plenty of cracker pulling, joke telling and Christmas brownie eating! It was so lovely to see all of their…

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Grandparent's Afternoon

It was a real treat to welcome so many Grandparent's, and honorary Grandparent's into Buttercup Class on Friday afternoon to enjoy some Christmas craft together. The children made reindeer hats in preparation for Christmas lunch on Wednesday, melted snowman biscuits, Christmas cards, tree…

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A visit from St Nicholas!

Today the children in Buttercup received a visit from St Nicholas.  After looking at our lovely gifts we found out about who St Nicholas was and heard some stories about him. What an exciting start to the day!

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How do Christian's Celebrate Christmas?

Today, some of Buttercup Class visited the church to learn about the Christmas story and understand how Christian's celebrate Christmas. The children visited different stations around the church to learn about the key events and preparations that Christian's make at this time of year; the

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Visit from Newton Abbot Museum

Year 1 have had a special visitor this week! Mrs Green, from Newton Abbot museum visited us to kick start our topic on Toys. She brought with her a collection of toys that were older than our grown ups! Some were 200 years old! They were a special collection of toys called a ‘handling’ collection.…

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