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Our gallery of water colour landscapes.

Our Decoy water colour landscape pictures are all ready and hanging in our gallery! We took our inspiration from J.W. Turner who painted a picture of Ivybridge in the autumn so we went to Decoy Park to paint the Autumn trees around the lake. It was really hard to...

One Learner’s journey: with a cast of adults, family and friends.

Mr F noticed one child was having a bit of trouble with their maths. She was getting fairly basic things wrong and getting a bit down about it. With a bit of focused assessment, Mr F. developed a theory. He hypothesized that this learner’s challenge with maths was not...

Remembering why we lay Poppies in November.

As part of the children's learning around the commemorations of the Centenary of the ending of World War 1, we have been incredibly privileged and fortunate to be able to ask questions to a real soldier and find out first hand what a soldier's life is like. This gave...

Our learning story about our out of the classroom learning at Decoy

Well, we’ve got our first of many trips to Decoy Park this year successfully under our belt and the children have already planned another one later next year to find out and learn about which birds live in Decoy Park. We wanted to go to the park to learn about living...

Creating our Calendar : The view of Haytor in September.

As part of our learning around the seasonal changes, every year we create our own calendar of photos, all taken in exactly the same spot on the 15th day of each month at 1.00pm. Here is September's. I wonder how October's will be...

Learning inductively.

The year 2 children were exploring nouns and trying to work out when to use a or an at the front. Through trial and error, we found words which needed an: An egg, an orange, an ice cream, an umbrella, an ant, an x-ray, an apple. We looked at the mouth shapes we make...

Our Creative Learning preparations.

Our creative learning The Children really like to create cardboard models in their creative learning sessions. This usually involves finding a box and then just sticking things to it. We believe the children are able to do more than this, so to support them in model...

What a great start for the new year 2s.

Our Collaborative maths learning This is a photo of one of our math's sessions. The Children are working to support each other in making sure they understand how our number system works and also how to write their digits correctly. This has resulted in nearly everyone...

Cold but happy!

  What a great opportunity for team work the recent snow brought. At break time, we were able to trek down onto the field and explore our very own arctic environment. The children (and adults!) had a wonderful time working and playing together, seeing who could build...

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