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Our topic Summer Term 1 is:  The Sir David Attenborough Experience

Our topic Summer Term 2 is:  The Ancient Egyptians



Monday, 20th May 2019


Thought for the week:                                                                                                            

"I'm luckier than my grandfather who did not move more than five miles from where he was born."

                                                                                                              Sir David Attenborough.



  1. Read every evening and record it in my reading diary.
  2. Learn the spelling words (test on Friday) and complete three spelling menu tasks


Weekly Spellings

Group 1 - Everyone will have Group 1 spellings this week.


inactive incredible invisible impolite
immature impossible irresponsible irregular
irrelevant impression imprisoned industry
included index investigate  



Group 2 - There are no Group 2 spellings this week.




 Awards and Nominations for Tuesday, 7th May 2019:


Progress Award:  Charlotte A.

Courtesy Award:  Jack S.

Math's Award:  

Bookworm Award: 

Spelling Award:  




Well Done to Burrator for winning the Attendance Award for KS2 - an exciting reward awaits!

            Daisy won the trophy for 'Best Sportsmanship' in Martial Arts. Well done Daisy.

January 2019

Well done to the Widey Court Football First Team (mixed)

They came first in the GOALS Tournament and will be going to Oxford in two months' time for the Regionals.  Alfie, Leyton and Louie brought in their medals to show their classmates in Burrator.




Sunday 16th December

Daisy achieved a Blue Belt and Purple Belt in 'Unarmed Combat'  in Martial Arts Self Defence.  She also received a certificate for 'Effort and dedication to training and achieving very high attendance'.

In addition to these certificates she received a shield for various achievements including wearing the correct uniform at all times and showing respect to the relevant adults'.  Well done Daisy!


Saturday, 17th November

At the weekend Léonie was the Devon County Sportshall Champion in 1 lap.  She also came 4th in 1 lap hurdles and won a Bronze medal in 2 laps.  Well done Léonie.

Saturday, 10th November

Jack competed in the team event at the British Gymnastics National Competition in Birmingham at the weekend.  He won Silver as part of the South West Team.  He also came 23rd out of 63 competitors.  Well done Jack.

Sunday, 7th October

Max and Oliver helped to 'raise smiles for Bubble Rush' in aid of the Children's Hospice South West by jogging 1.5 miles and 3 miles respectively.  Well done.


September 2018

Well done to Oliver and Lucas who completed the Tour De Moor at the weekend.


September 2018

Alfie won 'Man of the Match' in the Under 10 Football league.  Well done Alfie.


September 2018

Jack entered the South West Club Grade qualification for Gymnastics and won a silver medal for his age group.  He will now compete for the South West.

Well done Jack!