School News

Fire safety awareness session

This week, some of our pupils took part in a fire safety session with a local fire officer. They learnt about electrical safety and the roles and responsibilities of the fire service. All children were encouraged to ask adults to check fire alarms at home.

By | October 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Fire safety awareness session

School’s Football League

This week, our school football team competed against local schools in Round 2 of the KEVICC Primary Central Venue Football League. The results were a mix of wins, draws and losses and the standard of our performances were fantastic. The players should be proud of how well they represented the school and the team spirit [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on School’s Football League

Cyclocross event.

The children of Harbertonford spent a fantastic evening at South Dartmoor Community College on Tuesday taking part in the cyclocross event. Immy and Lola came second in their races and the rest of the team did amazingly well too. Well done everyone and thank you to the parents for your support. One of our parents [...]

By | September 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Cyclocross event.

School Open Day

Harbertonford Primary School invites you to an Open Day on Wednesday 3rd October at 1.45pm Are you looking for a school place for September 2019? The Headteacher would be delighted to provide you with a tour of our newly refurbished school.  You will be able to speak to pupils, staff, governors and teachers to hear [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on School Open Day

KS1 Summer sports festival

Falcons class recently attended the KS1 summer sports festival at KEVICCS. The children enjoyed 8 different stations with a variety of activities and all joined in with great enthusiasm. Harbertonford even got a mention from Mr Lyndon for great behaviour and waiting so patiently for other teams to arrive. Well done Falcons! [...]

By | July 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on KS1 Summer sports festival

Chicks visit owls!

Owls had chick visitors this morning, they were only one week old! We all had chance to hold a chick each and looked closely at their eyes and different feathers, they have started to grow adult feathers. We talked about what they eat, how to keep them warm and how to look after them. Thank [...]

By | July 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Chicks visit owls!

Gamelan Workshop

Pupils from Falcons, Kestrels and Eagles classes recently took part in a Gamelan workshop at Dartington. The session was kindly led by Saj Collyer. The children experienced playing a variety of traditional Gamelan instruments from Bali and performed pieces as a whole class. Thank you Saj for organising and leading such a unique opportunity for the [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Gamelan Workshop

Academy swimming gala

Some of the children from years 3 and 4 took part in swimming gala this morning at Ashburton Pool, organised by Tim Flint of Dynamic Sports Consultancy. The children all had a fantastic time and showed great team spirit, encouraging all of their team mates throughout the morning. We came 4th overall out of 5 [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Academy swimming gala

A Royal Reply

Mrs Carrino received some very exciting post today! It was a reply from Harry and Meghan after she wrote a letter telling them how we celebrated their wedding. We were all very excited by this.

By | July 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on A Royal Reply

Multi-cultural sports day

The children in Kestrels and Eagles had a multicultural sports day which was run by Tim Flint of Dyanmic Sports Consultancy. The children got to try a variety of different games which originated in different parts of the world such as kabaddi from India, kin ball from Canada and peteca from Brazil. They all had [...]

By | June 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Multi-cultural sports day