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Science experiences

Dawlish Warren

Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed their trip to Dawlish Warren. They had opportunities to look at the habitat in a pond; look at the shells and their distribution on the beach; and discover more about the seaside environment.

West Town Farm

In May, Year 1 children had a fantastic time at West Town Farm and learnt all about a working farm. They met pregnant cows; learnt about wheat and walked through the orchards. They even learnt about wild flowers that you can eat!

The Eden Project

In May, Year 5 visited the Eden Project. The children learnt about sustainability and what we can do to help minimise the impact of climate change. This has led to some great discussions in school about how we can make a difference and the children are keen to share their ideas with the rest of the school.

The Planetarium

In October, Space Odyssey Planetarium came to school to help the Year 5 children learn more about space. The children loved learning within the dome and said the experience was really interesting.

Fossil Hunting and Exploration

Year 6 learnt a great deal about extinct creatures and their fossils at Lyme Regis in September. They were able to explore exhibits from the museum and then accompany Chris, a fossil expert on a fossil-finding adventure! The vast majority of the children and adults came home having found one even though we'd been warned that it would be unlikely!

In the summer term of Year 3, we visited Kents Cavern as part of our science topics learning about Rocks and Soils and Light and Shadows. Children explored a cave network that dates back thousands, if not millions, of years - at one point, the lights go out and we were all in pitch-black darkness! 

Wonderful formations of limestone stalactites, stalagmites and other interesting shapes were explained by the well-informed guide and for children it is often the highlight of their year.

Kents Cavern

STEM Workshops

Each year, parents and friends of the school who have a career which involves Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths, come in to deliver a presentation about their jobs in a way that's relevant to a current science unit being taught.

See below for some highlights. 

School Motto

‘Enriching Lives Every Day’

Mission Statement

For in Him you have been enriched in every way, with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge. – 1 Corinthians 1-5 is the basis of our Christian Values of: Excellence; Nurture; Respect; Integrity; Compassion; Hope (ENRICH)

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