Woodbury Salterton
C of E Primary School

Latest News

Art
19 September 2019

Very soon we will be using our new sketchbooks and have been creative in designing our names for the front covers.
Class 2 have designed their names using bubble writing, whilst Class 3 have learned how to create 3D lettering for their artwork.

Theatre Alibi
18 September 2019

The whole school enjoyed an excellent performance from Theatre Alibi. The production was based on a Michael Morpurgo book and called “ I Believe in Unicorns.” Some of the pupils had the opportunity to meet the cast, ask questions and look at the very creative props.
Thank you Theatre Alibi for another great show!

Local Hockey Club
4 September 2019

Welcome back to the Autumn Term!
2 September 2019

We hope you all have had a lovely summer break and had the opportunity to enjoy some of the amazing weather we had.

Look out for the new school lunch menu and for the calendar of after school clubs.

School returns on Wednesday 4th September. We look forward to seeing you all then.

Year 6 Leavers
24 July 2019

We said an emotional farewell to our lovely Year 6 pupils at their leavers service in church. We listened to their humorous and poignant memories of their time at Woodbury Salterton, heard some beautiful prayers, poetry and all joined in with some resounding hymns and songs.

Thank you to Rev. Nigel for presenting each leaver with a Bible and to Ian form Exmouth Rotary Club, for presenting Dictionaries.

We all wish you the very best of luck at your new schools and success for your future journeys.

Summer Reading Challenge
19 July 2019

Why is reading for pleasure important?

  • Currently, 1 in 5 children in England cannot read well by the age of 11. We know that reading for fun improves literacy.
  • Reading for pleasure is more important to children’s academic success than their parents’ level of education or socio-economic status.
  • Embedding a love of reading in children can help their wellbeing later in life. 19% of adult readers say that reading stops them feeling lonely.
  • Studies have found that those who read for pleasure have higher levels of empathy, greater self-esteem and are better able to cope with difficult situations.
  • The Summer Reading Challenge gets around 700,000 children into libraries each year to keep up their reading skills and confidence during the long holidays.

It’s fun, it’s free and it’s local!

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A Tidy Up at Forest School
18 July 2019

As we come to the end of our Summer term there is lots of tidying to do including our Forest School area which has been in use for den building, pirate ship sailing and team building games to name but a few of the fun activities!

A big thank you to the pupils who helped to tidy our Forest School site ready for September.

End of Term Certificate Assembly
18 July 2019

Well done to all of our pupils who have been showing school values, academic achievements and sporting prowess. What talented children we have.

We also said a huge thank you to all the kind people who give up their time to help out with school activities including swimming, outdoor learning and reading.

Artwork
17 July 2019

Two of our Year 3 pupils have been spending some of their free time painting this stunning canvas of a dinosaur. Well done boys for displaying not only your artistic talents, but showing our school values of friendship and co-operation.

Class 2 Outdoor Learning
17 July 2019

Class 2 enjoyed the challenge of finding outdoor objects at Forest School beginning with letters of the alphabet. We found a lovely snail shell for “S.”