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Bishopsteignton Primary School

Cockhaven Close, Bishopsteignton, Devon TQ14 9RJ

01626 775 873

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What's been happening in Explorers.



  • The Explorers have been thinking about their learning skills and how they can help each other to persevere and be a Stickatops.
  • We are learning to show pride and care for our classroom.
  • How far will the rocket travel?
  • After learning the 'ck' digraph sound the children decided to organise a game of d-u-ck, duck, goose!
  • In our maths learning we have been exploring groups of objects and used our counting skills to directly compare groups to find out which has more or fewer!
  • Today we marked Armistice Day in our key stage assembly.
  • Today we talked about keeping safe on Bonfire night.
  • We started our new book focus. Mr Bear sent us a letter asking for our help.
  • We learnt the 'o' letter sound today. Is it a curly caterpillar letter or a one armed robot?
  • This week we have started our Diwali celebrations.
  • Thank you for your donations!
  • This week in phonics we have been revising all our letter sounds learnt so far.
  • The Explorers have been thinking about the signs of autumn and today they enjoyed using their hands and fingers to make their own autumn trees!
  • We enjoyed the dry weather by taking our phonics learning outside!
  • We will!
  • We have been learning about the number 5!
  • 'We will!' said the Explorers!
  • After using actions to retell the story of The Little Red Hen the Explorers were really keen to make their own masks and act out the story themselves!
  • In phonics today we learnt the 'p' sound.
  • Today the children were amazing 'Explorers' using their good looking eyes to spot different shapes in the environment.
  • The Explorers were really keen to make their own Numberblock after watching Numberblock 2 sing 'Everything is better with two'! Great cutting and sticking skills!
  • The Explorers were Solveadactyls today! They noticed the dolls house wasn't out so they decided to build their own house from the bricks instead, great team work!
  • The children had fun taking messages from their favourite characters! Lots of the superhero characters had missing pets today!
  • The Explorers loved chilling out to some Yoga this week with a Space theme! Great stretching, balancing and concentration!
  • Despite being very tired after starting full time the Explorers have enjoyed a fun Friday in the sunshine! We explored the field and forest school area as well as playing with the outdoor play equipment! Have a lovely weekend!
  • The Explorers were 'Shareodactyls' today when they shared their ideas about how to get the water from one tray to another. We will continue to explore different ways tomorrow!
  • The Explorers have had a great start to school this week! It has been lovely getting to know them all. Please ensure you read the letter that went out in book bags at the beginning of the week for more information about your child's class.
  • Well done Explorers!
  • The Year 5 children thought of a range of games to teach the Explorers today. They demonstrated some great organisational skills!
  • The Explorers loved dressing up for our mini-beast day on Tuesday! They had great fun playing mini-beast games inside and outside the classroom!
  • Painting, planting, sewing, flower arranging, exploring beans and circus skills were the activities enjoyed by all the Explorers at the festival. A big thank you to all the adults who made it possible!
  • The Explorers had another muddy but fun filled forest school session this afternoon! Thank you to Beccy and Clare for arranging all the brilliant activities.
  • "Best day ever" and "I love Forest school" were just two of the comments from children as they searched for bugs, made mud pies and built stickmen! We can't wait for next week's session!
  • This week we observed our bean growth.
  • The Year 6 children spent the afternoon with the Explorers teaching them a range of games and sharing books in the sun!
  • The Explorers had great fun during the bounce off on Wednesday. Thank you for all your generous donations!
  • Thank you to the children for bringing their bears to school.
  • Before we could post our letters we had to problem solve how to get our letter in the envelope!
  • In our maths learning this week we have been finding out about halving.
  • In maths this week we have been doubling using ladybird spots, butterfly wings and socks!
  • The children enjoyed learning about beach safety today. The Teignmouth Lifeguards showed us how to stay safe in the sun and water. We practiced staying afloat by making a star shape!
  • We used our outdoor resources to make a physical map of the story.
  • The RNLI came to visit us today!
  • We wrote invitations to our own bears, asking them to join us at school to help the bear find his way home!
  • As part of our immersion in our story text, we made a group picture map of our "Bear Hunt" story.
  • The Explorers received a surprise letter today from a bear!
  • We had a great first day back!
  • This week we have been talking about time.
  • The Explorers were busy making their own cardboard box puppet theatre today. We had great fun making tickets and signs and 'treats' to sell to the audience!
  • We had a great day finding out about our chosen professions!
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