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Yealmpton Primary School

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  • 20/05/17

    Garden make-over

    Many thanks to all parents, grandparents, family friends and children who donated plants and gave their time on Friday to help weed and plant the flowerbeds around the school...
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  • 18/05/17

    Resuscitation Training

    We had a very special visitor from Derriford Hospital who came and trained us in resuscitation today. Sarah explained the steps to all of us so that we could help an adult to resuscitate somebody that needed help. She also showed us how to use a defribrilatior.  We all learned something...
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  • 08/05/17

    Muddy Monday 

    In Willow, Sycamore and Beech we have been going on ‘Muddy Monday’ Welly Walks, to promote outdoor learning and encourage parental involvement. We have been on chilly winter walks on cold and frosty mornings and now we are enjoying the better weather. We love finding signs of the di...
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  • 02/05/17

    Annual General Meeting Invitation

    Ivybridge Academy Trust NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual General Meeting of the Ivybridge Academy Trust will take place on Tuesday 23rd May at 6.30pm – 7.30pm at Plymouth University (Portland Square Building in the Devonport Lecture Theatre PL4 8AA, map available on request...
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  • 28/04/17

    Potato-growing competition

    Today, Mrs Collins and Dug Woodcock led an assembly to launch our Great Potato-growing Competition. This competition has been funded by money left to YAGA by Shirley Sparrow, who was a keen gardener and member of the Yealmpton Allotment and Gardeners Association for many years...
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  • 23/04/17

    A Visit to Eden!

    To further develop their understanding of rainforests and where food comes from, the children in Year 3 and Year 4 visited the Eden Project to find out all about chocolate and how it is produced. We saw cocoa pods growing on the trees in the tropical biome and then Nick, our Eden project guide, show...
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  • 20/04/17

    Mark Ormrod

    We were privileged to welcome a very special guest to school today: Mark Ormrod, who showed us that with immense spirit and determination, even the greatest challenges in life can be overcome - and even turned to advantage...
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  • 19/04/17

    Speak Out!

    Today we had a special visitor from the NSPCC. She brought 'Buddy the speech bubble' with her and spoke to us about staying safe. Now we know that we all have the right to speak out and stay safe...
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  • 15/03/17

    Super Science Week

    We have had a fantastic Science Week. The week started with an assembly all about Space by Mike Grocott , space ambassador from the Tim Peake Primary Project, STEM ambassadors from Babcock visited every class to lead fantastic science and technology activities including maki...
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  • 12/03/17

    Space assembly

    Space ambassador Mike Grocott led an assembly about space exploration...
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  • 02/03/17

    World Book Day

    At Yealmpton Primary School, we celebrated World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March by dressing up as our favourite book characters. Lots of effort was put into the children’s costumes and they all looked incredible, from the Queen of Hearts to Willy Wonka!   We started the day by welco...
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