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Sports Relief 2016

Congratulations to all the pupils, staff and helpers who did their bit for Sports Relief 2016. The children, along with staff and helpers, ran/walked/skipped a lap of the village and impressed many passers-by. We look forward to seeing you next year.

By | March 18th, 2016|News, Scroller|Comments Off on Sports Relief 2016

Getting creative during Science Week

Dragonflies had a wonderful day launching an exciting and interesting week of scientific learning. This morning Butterflies and Dragonflies had visitors as part of a 'Science at the Seaside' project.  This is a Devon wide project to encourage children to write and they took part in creative writing workshop using items found at either the seaside or [...]

By | March 14th, 2016|News, Scroller|Comments Off on Getting creative during Science Week

Silver Eco Schools Award

This week our Year 6 children completed a waste audit led by Alex Mack from Devon County Council. We are very pleased to report that after a lot of hard work from all the children in the school and our Eco Council, we have now increased our recycling rate from 18% to 85% and achieved [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Silver Eco Schools Award

PCSO Visit for Year 5&6

Our local PCSO kindly agreed to come in and talk to the Year 5&6 children about their age of responsibility. The children were all made aware that they are responsible for their own actions once they reach the age of 10 and can be held accountable in the eyes of the law.

By | March 11th, 2016|News|Comments Off on PCSO Visit for Year 5&6

World Book Day

Stoke Gabriel celebrated World Book Day by decorating potatoes as their favourite book characters.  Elsa and Mrs Burness-Moakes were on BBC Radio Devon this morning being interviewed about our fun activities.  We love reading at Stoke Gabriel!  Take a look at some of our favourite chracters.    

By | March 3rd, 2016|News, Scroller|Comments Off on World Book Day

Brixham Battery Gardens

On Friday 26th February, Butterflies visited Battery Gardens in Brixham as part of our History topic: World War 2. We had a great day out and the children learned a great deal from the guides that took us around this wonderful heritage site. Take a look at our class page to see more. Butterflies [...]

By | February 26th, 2016|News, Scroller|Comments Off on Brixham Battery Gardens

Careers Fair 2016

Thank you to the parents and friends of our school who come in to assist with our recent careers fair. We were lucky enough to have a great choice of careers – architect, massage therapist, vet, paediatrician, hair and beauty and paramedics to mention a few. It was a thoroughly inspirational afternoon and provided the [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|News, Scroller|Comments Off on Careers Fair 2016

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

On Wednesday 20th January, Ladybirds and Dragonflies were visited by Alex Mack to talk about recycling.  After finding out about landfill sites and how we can help by recycling , we used the lidded containers we have collected to make our own musical instruments. We are musicians! Keeping the beat! [...]

By | January 24th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

An Outstanding Achievement

Stoke Gabriel Primary school is proud of their recent outstanding SATS results which were in the top 1% of schools in the UK. All our staff, children and their families always work extremely hard and these amazing results are a reflection of all their dedication and continuing commitment to our school.

By | January 22nd, 2016|Header|Comments Off on An Outstanding Achievement

Stoke Gabriel’s Eco Council

The Eco Council have been working hard to try and improve our recycling rate here at Stoke Gabriel. To start their campaign they put together an assembly to share their ideas with the rest of the school and each member made a poster to remind children to recycle. They also created a school moto and [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|News, Scroller|Comments Off on Stoke Gabriel’s Eco Council