Welcome to Harbertonford C of E Primary School. We hope our school website provides you with helpful information and gives you an insight into the many varied opportunities available to all our children. Please contact the school if you wish to visit – we would love to show you around!
Class 1 had a very special visitor to their class this afternoon. Peter Smithers, one of Britain’s leading experts on invertebrates, came into class to lead a brilliant session on invertebrate collection and identification. The children used umbrellas, beaters, pooters, nets and even a bug hoover to sample the grassy banks and trees on the […]
Class 1 celebrated the start of creative arts week at Harbertonford with a visit from illustrator Tor Allen. The children had an opportunity to print using insect templates they had created from styrofoam. Inspired by these processes they will move onto creating mono prints later this week.
Class 3 have completed lessons in our outdoor areas this week. They searched for animals, created homes for insects and investigated how seeds are dispersed. Please have a look!
Rain (or even hail) failed to stop the cricket lessons Class 1 took part in this afternoon delivered by Mr Chapel and Mr Goldsmith. The children tested their throwing and catching skills and had a introduction to batting skills.
Class 1 had a visit from Alex Mack, part of Resources Futures, who came to talk to the children about waste, energy, water and wildlife. They played an interactive team game where they won points for categorising pictures after a team discussion. The children will be coming home with a questionnaire to find out how […]
Class 1 got busy with their trowels, forks and hoes this afternoon in the African garden. Under the expert eye of Freya’s mum, the children got busy planting the vegetables that parents had donated. So far they have planted beans, beetroots and onions. We still have space for more if you find yourself with too many […]