Thursday 18 October

Last Surf Of The Season

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Prep pupils have been delighted to take part in surfing and coasteering acitvities run by Croyde Surf Academy. Pupils thoroughly enjoyed their final surf lesson of the season last week, where parent, Mr Howard took some fantastic photos which can be seen on our Facebook page.

Photos are also available here of the Prep's coasteering experience.

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Senior students took part in a Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) Leader's Award this half term. Developing the skills to become an LTA Tennis Leader is a junior's first step into the tennis coaching pathway and it was great to see so many of our keen players involved with the course.

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On Saturday evening, West Buckland Jazz performed to an audience of 250 + people as part of the Two Moors Festival. The concert took place in South Molton's Pannier Market and our musicians played alongside professional saxophone quartet, Kaleidoscope and Okehampton Colleg Big Band.

Popular classics, including 'Poco Loco' and 'Uprising' were well received and met with standing ovations. Thank you to the Two Moors Festival for providing a great educational experience for all involved.

The next musical date for the diary will be Sunday 21st October, where the North Devon Sinfonia will perform at Uffculme School for another Two Moors Festival concert. 

Monday 15 October

Roald Dahl Day

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Prep pupils were delighted to come into school dressed as famous book characters on Friday as part of Roald Dahl Day. Many costumes were inspired by characters from the renound books - Fantastic Mr Fox, Willy Wonka and Matilda, to name but a few.

The Parents' Association kindly organised a social coffee morning complete with cake sale and raffle, that all parents were welcome to attend. They raised £500 for this year's chosen charity, 'Inspired by Keira' - a fantastic effort.