Woodbury Salterton
C of E Primary School

Our Learning

Ubuntu Gorilla Project
23 April 2013

I am delighted to announce that out of hundreds of school entries, the gorilla art competition was won by Paris, Class 4.

Paris has won a trip to Paignton Zoo for 40 pupils. We are hoping to take the whole school!

Paris was invited to the guildhall, Exeter to take part in a radio interview and received lots of praise for her design! Well done Paris!

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Easter Bonnet Competition
28 March 2013

Class 3 ran an Easter Bonnet Competition. Happy EasDSCF0660DSCF0661DSCF0663ter to everyone.

 

 

 

 

Castles
28 March 2013

The ladies and squires of Class One entertained Lady Woodbury on Wednesday afternoon. They held a banquet in her honour and in between courses they danced and entertained her ladyship. Later in the afternoon they demonstrated their jousting skills.

Lady Woodbury was so impressed with the squires skills and good manners that she knighted them before she left.

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Book Week
28 March 2013

We have been enjoying shared reading sessions this week.

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Red Nose Day
28 March 2013

We made red nose hats with repeating patterns.

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What a Waste Competition
28 March 2013

The children have come up with some fantastic inventions for new gadgets which could be made from recycled or reusuable materials. Well done to all those who have worked so hard and to those who went on to make models of their ideas.

The following children’s entries will be sent through to the National Competition – Ethan, Katie, Oliver C.,William O.,William T.,Daniel, Abi. Their ideas included a recycled brick machine, plastic guttering made using old plastic bottles and a Wormarater to produce energy!! We must now wait to hear if any of our entries are selected as winners.

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National Science Week
28 March 2013

We were lucky enough to have a visit from Tom and Emily’s Dad who came to talk to us about the science and engineering involved in his job with aeroplanes.
The children were able to hold pieces of metal from an aeroplane’s wing that had been mended using special techniques. They were also able to find out about how the wings onĀ  the plane can change shape to help get the plane off the ground and fly at their optimum speed.

Many thanks to Mr Johnson for his time.

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Comic Making
1 March 2013

On Thursday, years 4, 5 and 6 were treated to an exciting day of comic making and cartoon-drawing techniques. Mr Kev Sutherland was a very funny and jolly character who enthused the children with his amazing drawings and story telling abilities. Each child was able to take a caricature of themselves away at the end of the day and all children contributed to making a class comic strip. A big thank you should go to the efforts of the PTA who have funded this valuable experience for our children.

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Fair Trade Conference
1 March 2013

This morning the year 6 children visited the Exmouth Community College to attend a conference about Fair Trade. They learned all about the benefits of Fair trading and how it can effect the families of coffee growers and workers.
They met Oscar from Peru who is a producer of Coffee and the President of the Co-operative in his area. The children were extremely well behaved and asked some excellent questions. Well done for representing our school so well yet again.

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Class 4 Art
7 February 2013

Class 4 have been looking at the work of landscape artists. They took photographs of landscapes then repeated the image in the style of famous landscape artists including Thomas Gainsborough, William Turner and David Hockney.

It looks like class 4 will soon become famous artists themselves!

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