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Moretonhampstead Primary School

Our school is a vibrant place of learning’ and 'pupils' progress is strong'- OfSTED April 2017

Our ‘strong emphasis on pupils’ personal development promotes their positive behaviour, with respect and courtesy as the norm’.

We are delighted that our recent OfSTED letter supports our view that we are a 'good' school.  We are pleased that the letter recognises the journey we have been on to secure improvement for our children and this will continue as we look to further strengthen our curriculum and the opportunties we provide.  You can find the full OfSTED letter on the link below.

We have an amazing building and outdoor space, incredible Dartmoor views and, best of all, fantastic children and staff!  We are a school where the children come first and are all treated as individuals.  Our school mission statement says: ‘In a trusting, caring and motivating environment, our children will be happy, confident learners who are inspired to do their very best.’ 

Do come and visit us!

With best wishes,

William Bentall
Headteacher

News

Butterdon - Rock Anthems

Butterdon have been looking at rock anthems in their music this term.  On Friday they entertained everyone with their performance of Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer" at the end of celebration assembly.

Butterdon - STEM Projects

Butterdon have been using their knowledge of the properties of materials to design a container that will keep a drink cold.  After their initial tests to discover which material was the best insulator, today they made their designs.  Next week they will test them to see which design is the most effective.

Butterdon - Tudor Times

Butterdon's topic homework challenge was to show what they had learnt about Tudor times in a creative way.

Isabelle's cake showing a range of Tudor punishments was truly creative, as well as being delicious!

Well done Isabelle for taking up the challenge!

Choir @ Powderham Castle

The school choir were lucky enough to have been invited to perform at the Food Festival at a Powderham Castle last weekend.  They sang a number of songs both with and without Bovey  Tracey Primary School and sounded wonderful on beautiful sunny Sunday. Thank you to Mr and Mrs Downton and all the parents who brought their children along.

Mardon - Simple Circuits

Mardon enjoyed working with their learning partners to make a simple circuit with a buzzer and a switch. This was then used in a quiz all about electricity, they had to buzz in if they knew the answer. They have learnt how to make a simple circuit, how to draw the basic components in a circuit diagram, how to keep safe around electricity and they have tested different materials to see if their predictions were right about them being an insulator or conductor. I'm sure they might even correct you if you ask for a battery...ask your child what a single battery should be referred to scientifically!

Mrs Scholz

Football Festival

The girls team played brilliantly, with no subs they had no chance of a rest, but put everything into it and got a great result winning the competition.

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