School Council Halloween Harvest

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!

By | October 20th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News, Willows' Blog|Comments Off on School Council Halloween Harvest

Natural Learning Habitats Day

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 [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News, Outdoor learning|Comments Off on Natural Learning Habitats Day

Easter Open Day

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 [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News|Comments Off on Easter Open Day

Naturemake Workshop with artist Naomi Vincent.

  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.         

By | March 26th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News, Outdoor learning|Comments Off on Naturemake Workshop with artist Naomi Vincent.

Year 6 enjoy a day of Science at South Devon University Technical College

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 [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News|Comments Off on Year 6 enjoy a day of Science at South Devon University Technical College

Anti-Bullying Workshop with Bigfoot Theatre

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, [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News|Comments Off on Anti-Bullying Workshop with Bigfoot Theatre

World Book Day 2017

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 [...]

By | March 2nd, 2017|Ash's Blog, News|Comments Off on World Book Day 2017

Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies

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 [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News|Comments Off on Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies

Residential 2016

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 [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Ash's Blog, News|Comments Off on Residential 2016

Edible Nature Walk

On Friday 14th October, Willows and Ash joined with Gin, our Forest School Leader, to go on an Edible Nature Walk. We gathered blackberries and apples and cooked a fruit compote over the campfire.  We made blackberry ink and through drawing observed closely the edible plants we had gathered.

By | October 14th, 2016|Ash's Blog, News, Outdoor learning, Willows' Blog|Comments Off on Edible Nature Walk