The children left Mrs Clarke speechless last night with their amazing performance of 'Dream On'. This year our whole school production was an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Children, staff, parents and grandparents all thoroughly enjoyed the experience and all got involved to help make the evening a huge success. The creativity of the [...]
Gardening Club harvested the pumpkins and the parsnips today. Later, School Council admired the produce and held a competition to carve them for Halloween. We shall look forward to the winning spooky creations after half term!
Ash Class were learning outside again today. This time we were exploring the habitats and biodiversity of Methley Meadow. The children tackled problem solving activities, pitching themselves in their stretch zone to solve either ladybird, magpie or spider's tricky problems. We practiced resilience and positive self talk to create these wonderful sculptures inspired by [...]
On Wednesday 29th March, Hennock held its second open day of the academic year. The Easter themed day, began with an assembly at the Church in which we shared all that Reverend Hamilton had taught us about the significance of Easter in the Christian faith. No sooner had the rapturous applause died than we were [...]
WOW - What an inspiring day! Ash are bursting with pride after our incredible day spent making miniature worlds. The ecstatic response of the children to Naomi's stunning resources catalyzed their imaginations and created some truly magical sculptures.
Year 6 rounded off their Science Week with a day of hands on Science at South Devon Technical College. The children engineered their own rockets; made their own indicator solution from red cabbage; watched in awe as elephant's toothpaste spewed from a cylinder and even had a go at writing their own arduino computer [...]
This morning Ash Class had a fantastic experience exploring anti-bullying issues through drama. Charlie, from Bigfoot Theatre, led the workshops seamlessly slipping in and out of role. We used freeze frames and hot seating to discover more about the characters and scenarios she introduced us to. At the end of the workshop, [...]
World Book Day On March 2nd Hennock celebrated World Book Day in style! The children were invited to come to school as their favourite story characters in readiness for our ‘best dressed’ competition. The teachers were really impressed by all of the little details that showed that the children had really understood and enjoyed the [...]
Autumn term ended with our wonderful production 'Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies'. "This was the best play they've ever done," "Such creative sets!" commented our audience. Afterwards, children reflected on their learning: Tommy, The Sheriff of Nottingham, wrote: "Clarity was the key, you had to project your voice into the audience. To be in character [...]
Great Potheridge House What an amazing residential experience we've enjoyed this year! On Wednesday 19th October, we met our friends from Bearnes, and the wonderful staff from Potheridge House, at Hound Tor for a day of climbing and weasling. The children quickly learned the rope skills they'd need to keep each other safe as they [...]