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Holbeton Primary School

Holbeton Primary School

Holbeton Primary School

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  • 27/07/23

    Paignton Zoo Trip

    What a fantastic day for our whole school! The children behaved really well and got to venture around the whole zoo. Thank you to Paignton Zoo for our free entry and to Holbeton HSA (PTA) for funding our coach trip.
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  • 21/09/20

    Forest School Monday

    On Monday afternoon Wonwell class created some beautiful self portraits using natural resources while Mothecombe class worked together in teams to create animal shelters. It is a joy to watch the children being so engaged in their learning. We are so lucky to be able to give them this amazing e...
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  • 17/09/20

    Apple explorations!

    Stoke class have been exploring apples this week as part of our topic on Autumn. We have cut them, peeled them, printed paint patterns with them and made apple soup in the mud kitchen! Today a new game evolved which they called 'apple cannon!'. The children designed a cannon and spent ages m...
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  • 11/09/20

    Forest School foraging for Stoke class!

    Stoke class went on their first Forest school session on Friday morning. We picked and tasted blackberries on the walk down, explored the  Forest area and looked for signs of Autumn. When we got back to School we picked some apples and used them with the blackberries to make a fruit cobble...
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  • 08/09/20

    Mothecombe's Trip to Dartmoor Zoo

    What an amazing start to our 'Predators!' topic. After a few lessons learning about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores, Mothecombe Class headed to Dartmoor Zoo for our memorable experience this half term.
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  • 02/09/20

    Welcome to our new Foundation unit!

    We are so excited to welcome our Pre-School and Foundation children back to Stoke Class tomorrow! We have some new families joining us and are looking forward to getting to know you all. The classroom and outside space is looking beautiful and is ready for you to come and play. As Parents are u...
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  • 16/07/20

    End of term treat!

    Year 2 enjoyed toasting marshmallows around the fire and drinking hot chocolate today while we reminisced on the time they have spent in Wonwell class. A lovely way to finish what has certainly been a very different sort of Year!
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  • 10/07/20

    Exploring weight through nature

    This week Year 2 have been exploring mass and used terminology such as 'heavier than' and 'lighter than' to compare different objects. Today we took our learning outside and used weighing scales to explore the weight of natural resources around us. 
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  • 07/07/20

    Carnival comes to Holbeton!

    The Year 1 children have loved finding out about the Rio carnival since being back in school. This week we used our designs and all the techniques we have explored to create our own headdresses! The children paraded around the playground and were very proud of their colourful creation...
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  • 03/07/20

    Summer Music Festival fun!

    Devon Music Education Hub are running their annual summer music festival via YouTube today. As luck would have it, one of the sessions was linked to Brazilian dance, which is part of KS1's topic.  We followed Ollie from The Beat Goes On in some fantastic stomp style body perc...
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  • 02/07/20

    Welcome back to our Year 2 children!

    It was wonderful to see the year 2 children return to School with smiles and enthusiasm galore today! We talked about our carnival topic and went outside into our beautiful grounds to create some natural headdresses. 
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