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Holbeton Primary School

Holbeton Primary School

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  • 11/07/19

    Outdoor Learning Day!

    While the Year 6 children had a day out today, the rest of the school had an outdoor learning day. The children worked together on a project based on 'The Lost Words' by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris. It is a stunning book  of art work and poetry with words that have been ...
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  • 10/07/19

    Bringing Histrory to life!

    KS2 linked their History to Beach School once again this week. The children made Viking longboats in groups in their classroom. Once down at the beach, we talked about Viking burials and how they were sent off with their possessions on longboats and were set alight. They believed that...
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  • 08/07/19

    Sandcastle challenge at Beach School!

    Wonwell class linked  Beach School to our topic about holidays today. The children were tasked with the job of working in a team to make the best and most creative sandcastles they could! They came up with moats, bridges, defence systems, mountains and much more. What a fantastic example o...
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  • 04/07/19

    Science and our senses

    Wonwell class have been learning about the senses in Science. This afternoon they explored their sense of sight by practising activities with their eyes open and then with their eyes closed to 'see' the difference. They threw and caught small balls, threw beanbags into hoops, balanced on one...
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  • 04/07/19

    Well done to our Year 3 and 4s!

    Long-jumping into sand, speed-throwing balls and hurdling...hurdles... the children took part in seven different activities!
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  • 01/07/19

    ICT and outdoor learning

    This afternoon Wonwell class linked their ICT with outdoor learning. The children worked in pairs and were exploring how to take photos on the ipads. They had to choose interesting aspects of the natural world around them to photograph. We talked about zooming in and getting the perfect shot! We als...
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  • 28/06/19

    Making a meal(worm) out of science!

    Creepy crawlies and wriggling worms invade Mothecombe classroom!
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  • 27/06/19

    Cross Country fun in the sun!

    The children at Holbeton take part in cross country each week. It's a lunchtime club, organised and led by dedicated parents. It's a fantastic way to stay fit and healthy and the children love it! Please click here to see more photos. 
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  • 25/06/19

    Art and eco focus for Wonwell class.

    Wonwell class linked their Beach School learning to Art this week. First we played some team games. Then we talked about different modes of transport when people go on holiday and how we could represent these in the sand. The children worked together in teams to create aeroplanes, trains, submarines...
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  • 24/06/19

    Maths and History at Beach School!

    Mothecombe class brought their history learning to life today by creating life sized Viking Longboats in the sand. We found out that they were called Drakkar and ranged in size from 18-36 metres. The children used a trundle wheel to measure out 18 metres by 3.5 metres. Then they drew in details such...
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  • 19/06/19

    Ice-cream delight!

    Wonwell class are learning about holidays for their topic this half term. As part of this we have focused on one of a holiday makers favourite foods- ice-cream! On Tuesday afternoon we set up a Science experiment to make our very own ice-cream. First of all we held some ice in our hands and talked a...
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  • 17/06/19

    Weeding wonder!

    Outdoor learning this week was all about  weeds in Wonwell class. We talked about them, what they look like, how they they grow and how to identify them. One child in Foundation said 'Weeds are naughty! They take all the food away from other plants'. Armed with trowels and forks, the ch...
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