Up, Up and Away!

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In order to fully embrace our Geography Big Question of, 'What goes on at an airport and train station?', our hall was set up as an airport for today! The children bought in their hand luggage cases and were ready to board Kingsteignton School Airways! We went through the whole process of an…

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The Egg Hatched!

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After patiently waiting and closely observing, the egg hatched overnight! The children came in to quite a mess in the classroom and were eager to find out what had happened! We decided to ask the office to send us CCTV footage of the egg hatching... they managed to get the outcome on video! As you…

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A Special Delivery!

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To kick start our Science topic of Animals' Needs for Survival, we had an egg delivered to the classroom. The children have enjoyed predicting what might be inside and are waiting patiently for it to hatch! 

We wonder what it could be?!

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Modern Day Mary Anning's

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To finish our Mary Anning topic, we visited Charmouth so that we could have a go at being fossil hunters.  We used our knowledge from the video that we watched in the Heritage Centre to help us identify the most common fossils, ammonites, belemnites and crinoids.  We found lots of examples of…

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Open the Book: Down Through the Roof

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This afternoon we heard the story 'Down through the Roof'.  A man who could not walk wanted to be healed by Jesus. When the man’s friends carried him to the house where Jesus was staying, they found the house to be packed with people wanting to hear Jesus and be healed by him. The friends made…

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Open the Book: David and Goliath

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This half term Open the book performed the story of David and Goliath.  David was a shepherd boy and Goliath a fearsome warrior.  In this story we learned that the Israelites and the Philistines were at war and the Philistine army had a giant of a champion in Goliath. No-one had ever been brave…

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Open the Book - The Easter Story

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This afternoon, we were treated to a re-telling of the Easter Story by Open the Book.

Through the story we learnt that, to Christian's, Easter is much more than chocolate Easter eggs.  We discovered what happened when Jesus died on the cross and considered how surprised Jesus's friends were…

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Our Day at the Zoo!

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Monkeys, tortoises and ostriches… oh my!

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RE: Understanding Shabbat

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Over the last few weeks we have been learning about Judaism.  Today we recapped our understanding of what Shabbat is and how and why it is celebrated.  We recreated some aspects of Shabbat by making Challah bread and drinking grape juice.  The children worked in groups to follow the recipe,…

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Andy Seed

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What a fantastic day!

We have all been inspired to get reading by the wonderful author, Andy Seed! He had us all giggling away as we recited poems, played with language and learnt what it takes to be an author (especially with the perks he mentioned like… being your own boss and eating biscuits…

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Open the Book: Jonah the Groaner

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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

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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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