Parents were both surprised and pleased to see Mrs Brine back in the Year 1 class on the first day of term, with one parent commenting ‘this isn’t Australia you know!’ Unfortunately Miss Pollard will not be joining Haytor View as expected, however we are delighted that Mrs Brine agreed to ‘step in and step up’, given our predicament! Mrs Brine is a friendly face, who knows the routines of Haytor View and provides a very high quality ‘safe pair of hands’ for our Year 1 children, as we seek to find a Year 1 teacher who we are satisfied read more »
Mrs Cousins would like to thank all the children and parents/carers who collected the Sainsbury’s Active Kids vouchers. We doubled last year’s count and collected over 16,000 vouchers which has helped buy sports equipment for the school. A special thanks needs to go to the children who helped to count up the vouchers, this extends to Sam Deighton in particular, who lead the almightly count! Thank you very much.
On the afternoon of Friday 16th June our Year 6 School Councillors – Ashton Harry and Lauren Byrne – went along to the final Newton Abbot School Council meeting at Coombeshead Academy. They presented a Powerpoint that they had created around the theme ‘Why Our School is Special’. Mr Whiffen, who chaired the meeting and is an Assistant Head at the school, said that it was the best presentation that he had seen in the last four years of running the Council. What he felt was even more impressive was the presentation skills that they demonstrated and the confidence displayed read more »