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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 Pioneers/Inventors.



  • Our focus during Spring Term is gymnastics.
  • Construction of our earthquake resistant buildings
  • Well done to both teams who represented our school at last night's netball tournament at TCS.
  • Pioneers and Inventors completed their Art projects this week.
  • Year 5 had a visit from the Fire Safety Team.
  • Design and Technology in Pioneers and Inventors
  • In our KS2 assembly today we talked about how what we say, post and share online can affect others.
  • This half term, we have been developing our Hi 5 Netball skills in our PE lessons.
  • The children investigated why some countries fare better than others when an earthquake strikes.
  • We have continued using different techniques in our aim to produce the perfect volcano or tsunami artwork during our Extreme Earth topic.
  • Inventors and Pioneers trialled using oil pastels to create effects they might use in their final piece of art work.
  • This week, we have been busy developing our scientific skills by extending our knowledge and understanding of solids, liquids and gases. 
  • Our Science learning this week was all about separating materials through the processes of sieving, filtering and evaporating.
  • This week, Pioneers and Inventors have been developing their artistic skills by studying artwork related to our Extreme Earth topic. 
  • WOW! What a week! So many experiences and memories for the children to cherish for a very long time.
  • It has been a scorching week back in Pioneers’ and Inventors’ class as the children have launched into their topic learning about volcanoes!
  • Children in Y5 have been given SPAG cards to use in preparation for Y6.
  • This morning the Year 6 children completed some 'Taskmaster' style challenges to continue working on their team building skills.
  • The Year 5 children thought of a range of games to teach the Explorers today. They demonstrated some great organisational skills!
  • Have you heard about our summer TTRS competition?
  • Children in Year 5 put on a brilliant show after learning a song and dance in one of their village festival workshops.
  • Year 6 were very lucky to take part in a brilliant puppet making workshop at the village festival.
  • Children in Year 6 learnt three Maypole dances on Thursday before performing to an audience during the afternoon.
  • Children in Pioneers and Inventors enjoyed creating scrap book pages for the Village Heritage Project.
  • Children in Y5 enjoyed taking part in an Athletics Festival at TCS this week.
  • Today the Pioneers and Inventors were introduced to a wonderful book called 'The Lost Words', which we will be basing some of our literacy, topic and science learning on this term.
  • Yesterday saw Plym receive their reward for winning the TTRS battle of the houses earlier in the Spring term.
  • Well done to Y5 for their excellent brass performance yesterday.
  • Pioneers and Inventors were surprised to find a new classmate eager to get inside and join our learning today.
  • Congratulations to these five children from year five who were invited to take part in a Maths Challenge Evening at TCS.
  • Today, Pioneers and Inventors took part in our new challenge; the weekly mile.
  • As part of World Book Day, Pioneers and Inventors held a "Book Tasting" in our pop up 'Reading Cafes'!
  • Congratulations to Plym who have won the inaugural TTRS House Battle.
  • The Inventors and Pioneers had a lovely first day back creating their very own dragon eyes out of clay.
  • Our fantastic DT project has been completed!
  • Our egg-citing (sorry!) DT project is well underway in Pioneers and Inventors! Children have been set the challenge of creating a vehicle that will safely transport an egg without damaging it.
  • Years 5 and 6 demonstrated their creativity this afternoon by creating digital superheros that solved a digital dilemma.
  • Have you heard about the new KS2 TTRS Competition?
  • We were so impressed with the high-quality artwork that was presented as home learning today!
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