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Holbeton Primary School

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  • 21/01/20

    Topic Work taught through Forest School

    What a wonderful day to spend outdoors! Wonwell class created potions using natural ingredients while Mothecombe class used their sense of direction to find clues hidden around the area. Both classes toasted bread over the fire and enjoyed hot chocolate to finish the session. Please click here to se...
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  • 20/01/20

    'I'm forever blowing bubbles!'

    Wonwell class have been exploring bubbles as part of our 'Muck Mess and Mixtures' topic. We took our Science learning outside and compared 5 different products to see which was the best for blowing bubbles. The children were really engaged and used terms such as flexible and stretchy to desc...
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  • 15/01/20

    Eco-Warriors make the most of the winter sunshine!

    Eco-Warriors enjoyed the beautiful sunshine on Wednesday as they got to work weeding the vegetable beds ready for planting. It was lovely to get outside and see their enthusiasm for improving and developing our wonderful outdoor space. 
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  • 15/01/20

    Art and Science linked through Topic work

    This week Wonwell class have been exploring materials linked to our topic on 'Muck Mess and Mixtures'. We looked at what happened when we mixed salt, sugar, flour, oil, vinegar, washing up liquid and cornflour with water and shared our findings together. We learnt that oil cannot mix with wa...
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  • 12/01/20

    Dogs Trust Visit

    On Thursday last week we were lucky enough to have a visit from The Dog's Trust. Stacey and her toy dog  spent the morning with Foundation, KS1 and KS2 children. She spoke about the important role they provide in re-homing dogs and how to behave around them. It was a wonderful, engaging ses...
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  • 07/01/20

    Wonwell get messy!

    This half term the topic for Wonwell class is 'Muck Mess and Mixture', with a big focus on Science.  To launch our learning  we have been reading 'George's Marvellous Medicine', which the children love. This afternoon we put on our old clothes and went outside to get me...
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  • 06/01/20

    Reverse Advent Calendar

    Many thanks to those of you who kindly donated goods for our reverse advent calender in the last week of term. Our moto of 'Small but mighty' certainly shone through. Above is a sample of what we were able to provide.  We delivered the box to The Oasis Project in Plymouth on t...
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  • 05/01/20

    Find out more about our approach to reading!

    A new year normally brings with it new resolutions, goals and improvement. It’s no different for a school! Read on to find out about a few of our reading foci this year.
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  • 20/12/19

    A sea of santa hats sprinted through the streets of Holbeton!

    On Thursday, Holbeton Primary School were joined by the Holbeton Harriers, alumni and members of the community in an effort to raise money for a new jogging track. 
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  • 17/12/19

    Forest School Grand Opening!

    On Monday we held our last Forest School of the year. It was a special occasion to officially open our fantastic new area, which includes a hammock, a large tree house and a stage area.  We are incredibly lucky to have this wonderful resource available to us and to see the many benefits that it...
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  • 14/12/19

    Leaf Sewing

    During our outdoor learning this week, we sewed wool onto leaves.  We then decided it would be nice to use them to decorate a Christmas tree for the birds.  We hope they liked it!
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  • 12/12/19

    Making the most of rainy days!

    We're not going to let a little rain stop us from being outside! At breaktime today the children put on their wellies and explored the giant puddle that had been created over night. Fantastic team work and co-operation ensued, followed by a natural link into the KS2 class topic about the Titanic...
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