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Year 6 visit Devon County Show.

The Year 6 children had a super day at the devon Show, they had lots of fun and their behaviour was fantastic.One lady even came over from her stall to tell us how impressed she was with their manners.

They all had fun spending their money and having lots of freedom. They purchased bucket hats,sun glasses,sweets, fair rides and a dress!

We had to say no to taking a few goats back to School!

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Coronation Cake Sale

Our School Council arranged a Coronation Cake sale, we had amazing cakes sent in and along with sweets and ice creams we certainly had a full afternoon of treats!

Our cake competition winners were:

1st Rowan

2nd Jack & Grace

3rd Elsie & Daisy

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RNLI Visit

We had a really interesting and informative assembly from lifeguards Ben and Summer today. The children should now know how to stay safe on our beaches, just in time for the summer! ☀️

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Monkleigh Foundation Stage Data 2022:

Monkleigh Foundation Stage Data 2022: Number of Children meeting Good Level of Development - Nationally - 65.2%. Number of Children meeting Good Level of Development at Monkleigh Primary School 87.5%! 
Well done to the current year one pupils who were in their Reception Year from 2021-2022. 87.5% of the children reached a Good Level of Development - this meant that 87.5% of the children met their Early Learning Goals in Communication and Language, Physical development, Personal, Social and Emotional Development as well as Maths and Literacy. A Huge well done to all!

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An opportunity has become available for a Mealtime Assistant to work as part of our lunch time team. 

We are ideally looking for someone to join us as soon as possible.

Main duties will include:

  • Ensure and monitor the safety and good behaviour of the children at lunchtime;
  • Supervise the children playing in the playground;
  • Interact with children playing games; 
  • Administer first aid according to our policy (training will be given); 
  • Supervise and support pupils in the dining hall.

You will:

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Class 3 Children and Staff Tri Golf day.




                                    Class 3 and Teachers are so excited to try a new sport.

On Thursday 22nd September we are off to Torrington Golf Club to take part in Tri Golf. This will be a first for our Year 5/6 children ( and Mr Sussex ! ) Its such a good opportunity.

More details to follow on Class 3 Dojo!

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Sports Day 2022


Sports Day 2022

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               2022 captains:Arthur & Sophia......Eliza & Oscar...Isabella, Isabelle & Genevieve

It was such a good day...the weather stayed dry and more importantly we were all back  together. So lovely to see Parents, Grandparents, Realatives and Friends enjoying our traditional Sports day.

Congratulations to our winning team ROMANS who lifted the trophy for 2022.

Thank You to our FOMS team who kept us all fed and watered with coffee and cake!




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Sports Day



Winners of Sports Day 2022



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Church Flowers

Class 2 made and delivered small flower arrangements in Jam Jars to Monkleigh Church. We were pleased to recieve this lovely package.

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Platinum School Games Award

So pleased to have been awarded the Platinum School Games Award!

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Jubilee Fete - this Friday

Don't forget to come along to the fete on Friday.

Lots of fun activities to take part in :-)

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Updated COVID guidance for Parents/Carers

Updated guidance can be found here

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The final newsletter for this half term is out


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Historical theft!!

Back in 1909 the Headteacher discovered a theft!

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Lessons in 1904


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Potato digging!

10th October 1902

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We are holding a readathon on Friday 28th May to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Full details can be found here

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A little bit of history!

Way back (before everything became electronic!), headteachers had to regularly update the Headteacher's Log Book.

Here's the first entry in the oldest Logbook that we have here in school:

Keep checking the blog - if you are interested in seeing more, please let me know and I will add some snippets in due course.  

Mrs Beer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


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Remote Learning Information for Parents

Did you know that there is a document on the COVID-19 page of the school website explaining how we are delivering the remote learning?

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Every Mind Matters!

Sorry - blogging is not my strong point so I don't post very often!

I received an email this morning with this link in it:  "Every Mind Matters"  - I took a quick peek and it looks pretty good.

Why not have a look too?

Stay safe, Mrs Beer


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