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Tis the Season to be Jolly! Christmas festivities are in abundance.

Pennywell Farm

Becoming a bit of an annual event, Foundation went on a Christmas trip to Pennywell Farm. This year they were joined by the Pre-school. The Nativity story is told through the farm’s animals and barn, with the children, and adults, dressing up as the story characters. They feasted on a Christmas biscuit and a juice and also got to meet Father Christmas.

For more information and photos please click on the EYFS Class page here.


Robin Hood

If you didn’t get to see the production of Robin Hood, by the Wembury Drama Group, you missed a treat! It was lovely to see current and ex pupils taking lead roles and performing brilliantly. It was also great seeing some of the village characters acting out their alter ego! There was the usual good humour, banter and ‘corny’ jokes and there was definite audience participation! Thank you to FroWS for the free, warming, mulled wine with mince pies, popcorn and sweets, and for manning the evening so well. Thanks also to the drama group for donating the evening to FroWS and the school. A great start to getting in the Christmas spirit.     

Christmas Tree Lighting

The countdown to the lighting of the tree was a success, it is now shining in all its glory. Mr Clarke organised a fabulous evening, that was enjoyed by many. Although missing the ‘Three Tenors’ this year we were beautifully entertained by the ‘Carousel Quartet Singers’ and Wembury Primary School children. It was a delightful evening visited by Father Christmas and with music played by the Laira Youth Band.  Well done Mr Clarke.

Mount Edgcumbe Y5

You don’t usually associate World War 2 with Mount Edgcumbe but that’s exactly what happened for Year 5, as part of their WW2 topic.  They travelled across the Cremyll ferry to Mount Batten, where they visited and experienced an air raid shelter and learnt many local and historical facts about WW2. It looks like they had an adventurous day. Click on the link below for more.

Year 5 Class Pages

Christmas Lunch

School Christmas lunch is this Wednesday 11th, please ensure you book online, via ParentPay, whether you are entitled to free school meals or not. FroWS are again, once kindly providing crackers and hats, and their Elves will be helping serve the lunch.


The KS1/EYFS Christmas performance of the Bossy King will take place on Tuesday 17th December at 9.30am and 4.00pm.

Don’t forget to look out for your tickets. Should you not need all four tickets you are welcome to swap them with friends or return them to the office.  As mentioned before, there will be no charge this year, however we will be asking for donations at the door.


KS2 will be holding a Christmas Sing-A-Long, in the school hall, on Thursday 19th December, from 2.00pm, parents and family members are invited too, where teas & mince pies will also be on sale.  

Events Overview







Year Group/s

11th December

Lunch time

Christmas lunch

Whole school


13th December

School day

Christmas Jumper Day

£1.00 donation

Whole school


17th December

9.30am & 4.00pm

The Bossy King


Year 1

Year 2

19th December


Christmas Sing-A-Long

Teas + Mince Pies

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

20th December

1.15pm Finish

Last Day of Term

Whole school


Local Request

The community could use your talent!

Yealm Community Energy contributes £20K to the parishes around the Yealm every year - the surplus funds from the solar farm at Newton Downs, and in future from Creacombe. We need help from a volunteer prepared to spend 1 hour/week on social media on our behalf; and two more people prepared to be directors of this Community Benefit Society, one with business experience and familiarity with spreadsheet analysis; and someone with legal experience. We also have a paid position for a part time Operations Manager - see job description on our website.

Become part of this exciting venture! 

If interested or you want further information contact Peter Brown 01752 872328.

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