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Triumphant Table Tennis Team

Triumphant Table Tennis Team! On Tuesday 21st June, Diptford sent 1 team of four children to a Table Tennis competition which 9 teams took part in. Read on to find out how the four children felt! As we started to play the moderately, competitive game, our nerves kicked in. It felt like loads of butterflies [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Triumphant Table Tennis Team

KS1 Multi-Skills Festival KEVICCs

Year 1 and 2 pupils went to the KS1 Multi-skills Festival at KEVVICs this week. They took part in 10 different activities throughout the morning courtesy of the students at Kevics, who planned a fantastic variety of sports and games. We were catching, bowling, balancing and dancing, just to name a few! We managed to [...]

By | December 4th, 2015|News|Comments Off on KS1 Multi-Skills Festival KEVICCs

Class One Celebrate their Learning with their Familes

On Wednesday 21st October children in Class One hosted a special session for their parents and families, sharing their learning about Africa and maths. Activities included an African Market, African animal face painting, basket weaving, making Massai houses and creating African jewellery. Thank you to all the parents and family members who participated so positively [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Class One Celebrate their Learning with their Familes

Aladdin Trouble

Congratulations to the talented pupils of Diptford Primary School for a truly spectacular and highly entertaining pantomime production of Aladdin. Pictures paint a thousand words...  

By | July 17th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Aladdin Trouble

The first veggies from our Keyhole Garden

As part of a project with Send a Cow, Class Three built a keyhole garden earlier this year. In the Spring Class One and Two worked in mixed collaborative teams to prepare and plant gardens. This week we enjoyed the first of the produce; sweet peas, runner beans and carrots. Thank you to Charlie for [...]

By | July 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on The first veggies from our Keyhole Garden

Bat Week

If If you need to know anything about bats or even moths Diptford Primary is the place to come! We are experts after a week of bat related activities. We started the week learning some facts about the protected, local greater horseshoe bat with Nicky Bailey. This was followed by a bat fact trail around school. Later [...]

By | June 5th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Bat Week

Stunning artwork installed

At 1.30pm last Wednesday pupils and staff gathered around the quiet area behind Class Three. Mysterious sheets were hanging from the wall and everyone buzzed with theories of what lay behind. In fact, many pupils had a inkling, having being involved with an inspiring and memorable project with Leanne Christy, a local artist. There was a silence [...]

By | May 4th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Stunning artwork installed

World Book Day Celebrations

Pupils and teachers at Diptford Primary School joined pupils from over 100 countries around the world to celebrate UNESCO's 18th World Book Day in style. The wide variety of characters that arrived at school last Thursday reflects the varied reading interests of our pupils. Both fiction and non-fiction books were represented and many children chose to make a [...]

By | March 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off on World Book Day Celebrations

Year One visits KEVICC DT Department

Year One enjoyed an exciting trip to the Design and Technology Department at King Edward VI Community College in Totnes, this week. They each designed their own warning triangle first in pencil and then with special computer software. We are looking forward to returning in a couple of weeks to make our final products.

By | March 8th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Year One visits KEVICC DT Department

First Aid Training with St. John’s Ambulance

Class Two and Class Three received two hours training per class learning basic first aid techniques with St. John's Ambulance. They were awarded certificates valid for three years.

By | March 8th, 2015|News|Comments Off on First Aid Training with St. John’s Ambulance