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Friday! What a day!

It might have bee the last day of the half term but we couldn't have packed much more in. It was our annual World Cup day, we had a visit from Mel Stride MP and we finished painting the cow which is a joint project with the National Trust. 

Mel Stride's visit. 

Back before Christmas the children took part in a Christmas Card competition and one of our pupil's designs was chosen as Runner Up. She received her book token months ago and had her card design made into a real card which Mel Stride sent out. With Covid restrictions beginning to lift he was finally able to come to school and present her with her prize of an amazing art set. 

World Cup. 

This year was slightly different with children competing  in year group teams representing Argentina, Italy, Portugal and Brazil. Mr P and Craig Pemberthy were the day's official referees for the KS2 matches and KS1 children took part in football activities in the morning. (More photographs are on the PE page and class pages.)

National Trust Cow project. 

A while ago we had a white life-size cow delivered to school as part of a joint project with The National Trust raising awareness of the importance of sand dunes. Other schools and organisations taking part had all been given themes for their cow. The children designed images around our theme of 'Wilderness' and then their ideas were incorporated into a final design moving from forests, to Dartmoor and then the beach. Throughout Thursday afternoon and Friday, the children visited in small class groups to paint a section of the cow, supervised by Mrs Moss and Mrs Monger. The final result is amazing and our cow will be joining all the others at Woolacombe's Cow Sculpture trail launching on June 25th which is also Sand Dune Awareness Day. If you do visit as a family it would be great to see your photos. (Further photos are on the Art page and class pages.)