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Cross Country 


Trainers ready! The team were all set to run. They look super clean at the start!


Lanhydrock Cross Country Run, Friday 7th February 2020.


We are so proud of our runners who took part in today’s cross country event. There was so much excitement before they left and huge smiles after the race. Miss Porter was thrilled with the effort that everyone put in. We are looking forward to hearing about the event in Monday’s assembly.


Fun at the FOPS Halloween Fair! 

Fundraising at the Halloween Fair!

The children loved the activities that were planned and hosted by the FOPS. There was plenty of fun after school with arts and crafts, potion making, face painting, games and cakes on sale. Our gratitude goes to the team that organised and ran the fair, putting in a great deal of thought and preparation for this after school event. Thank you so much for supporting it and helping to raise money for school. 


New books arrive! 

There was great excitement when the Library Van arrived!

We were so thrilled at the arrival of the library van and the prospect of new books on our shelves. Groups of children went out to the van to choose some new books for our school library. We returned old books and excitedly filled our shelves with new ones. 

We can’t wait to get reading them.


Raising money 

Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Research.

We were proud to host a Macmillan coffee morning at school and were so grateful for the donations of delicious cakes. In total we raised £87.00


Parent Questionnaire 

Dear Parents,


We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete our Summer 2019 parent questionnaire.  We have collated the information, you have kindly provided and can now share the results with you.   Your comments and suggestions help to support the school and Trust in their continued effort to improve and develop areas within current systems to enrich parental communications and reach out to wider audiences. We only received a small number of responses to this questionnaire but are aware that there was a large response to the OFSTED questionnaire which came out at a similar time.
Here are a couple of your comments:
What do you like most about your school?

“The community/family feel to the place and how the school classes mix well together.” 

“How much my daughter has thrived in her first year here.”
How can we improve the information we share on our website?

“Keep it up to date, seems to be a lot of links/info overload.”

We always value your feedback and contributions.
Thank you

Kelly Edwards
Head of School



Class 3 Rainforest topic 

Class 3's topic was enhanced by a trip to the Eden Project.

They got to experience what life was like in a real rainforest in the rainforest biome. This then helped when writing their setting descriptions as they could draw upon their first hand sensory experience.

The children created acrostic poems based on their rainforest experience.

In art they used oil pastels to create rainforest creatures.


Class 1 sea topic 

Lots of learning fun in class 1.

There have been so many wonderful learning opportunities in class 1 this term. Here are a few photos to share with you.

The trip to the Marine Aquarium was a fantastic way of bringing their learning to life.


Class 1 Hannafore trip 18.07.19 

Class 1 rock pool discoveries.

On Thursday 18th July class 1 headed off the the Hannafore to complete their learning about the creatures living in our oceans. Mrs Wakeham was thrilled to have teamed up with Looe Marine Conservation Society and with the guidance of their lovely volunteers the children learnt so much about life in our waters.

Looking so closely.

This hands on experience enabled the children to get so close to the creatures and sea life living in the rock pools.

The children also teamed up to create some wonderful beach art

Armed with their buckets, they set off to discover what secrets the tide had left behind.

A fantastic learning experience.


Class 3 Newquay Zoo trip 12.03.19 

We didn't let a little bit of rain stop our fun at the zoo!

Whilst half of the class were away on the residential trip visiting Bristol zoo, the remaining half of class 3 enjoyed a trip of their own to Newquay zoo. The weather was awful but it didn't dampen our spirits and we felt like we had the whole zoo to ourselves!

The trip was built into a mini project where the children planned their own visit. They researched the zoo, download the zoo map and planned which animals they wanted to see. They thought about what they wanted to find out about the animals and wrote their own question sheets.

The monkeys were a real hit as they played with the children at the window to the enclosure. We also had our own personal penguin talk and the children had the opportunity to ask the keepers lots of questions.

The biggest highlight of the day was when one of the keepers came to find us to ask if we wanted to feed the meerkats. We jumped at the chance. The children learnt all about the types of food meerkats like to eat and they were particularly excited when they got to throw the food to them.

The children followed up the trip with some excellent artwork to share with their friends when they returned.


Class 1 wedding! 18.03.19 

A real life Edwardian wedding took place in St. Nunn's church today!  Class one have been learning about life in the past and their class text inspired this wonderful experience.

The story of Minnie and Ginger encouraged the children to re-enact the wedding, with the help of Reverend Marilyn. The children prepared the wedding reception and invited friends and family to attend.

They thoroughly enjoyed dressing up and playing each of the characters from the story. There was a very proud best man and a real Edwardian style wedding cake.

They couldn't believe they were getting to eat real flowers! We have some wonderful wedding photos to share.

The children helped to get all the food ready for the wedding reception.

The cake was cut and everyone enjoyed a piece.

The table was prepared.

The wedding party posed for photographs.


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