Haytor View

Community Primary School & Nursery

Learning together ~ enjoying success ~ aiming high ~ celebrating difference ~ enriching community

Haytor View

Community Primary School & Nursery

Learning together ~ enjoying success ~ aiming high ~ celebrating difference ~ enriching community

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Well, what a year that was!

We started our process of reflecting on our year together today and realised we had done so much! The children were able to remember things I'd forgotten and we shared some lovely memories. The list of learning events and experiences that the the children came up with...

Our ongoing journey with vocabulary development.

Our ongoing journey with vocabulary development.

Ever since being involved in the Babcock Vocabulary project back in 2017, developing vocabulary has been at the heart of our journey. We recognized that developing word consciousness, seeing an unknown new word as an opportunity for discovery rather than something to...

“WOW! Were we in space?”

“WOW! Were we in space?”

The children across years 1-6 had an amazing experience today. We were delighted to be able to welcome Simon from Space Odyssey back to the school after a prolonged absence. A huge thank you to all of you who supported the Space Dome with your donations. These are...

It is so good to get parents back in!

It is so good to get parents back in!

The timetable for coming into Time to Think to support your child in book choosing has been really well received and has been a huge success.  We are still not at the point where we can get everyone in in one go, but this is such a welcome step in the right direction!...

We had a great Wednesday celebrating our Netball learning.

We had a great Wednesday celebrating our Netball learning.

Children across the school had an amazing day with Ian Patchitt, our local Schools Sports Coordinator, focused on netball. This day was a great opportunity to consolidate and celebrate the netball learning which took place last term. It was great to see children being...

Our core offer: Children will collaborate with others in all contexts.

Our core offer: Children will collaborate with others in all contexts.

On Wednesday 29th September, Year 2 were given a writing activity but the WALT was all about working in a team. The activity was presented within an AHB context and focused on Lucy Austaliopithicus, the first known hominid. This single activity drew on multiple areas...

Your children are amazing!

Your children are amazing!

We did a Time to Think, PSHE/Seal activity this morning in preparation for our  assembly. The children were asked to reflect on the question, "What makes me amazing?" We all then shared our thoughts. I think you might be pleased to see what your children were thinking...

In the moment learning opportunities.

In the moment learning opportunities.

Sometimes, something happens which is just to good an opportunity to miss. Following it up means taking risks, abandoning plans and thinking on your feet, but this is always where and when the best learning happens. One of the mums came in today with a butterfly farm...

It is so good to be able to assemble again!

It is so good to be able to assemble again!

We have missed being together! The children in year 1 and year 2 assembled today to think and share ideas around our whole school focus of 'Making ourschool community a better place.' We talked about the word assembly and what it means (Avengers Assemble was a really...