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Preston
Primary School
Academy

School News

Please find a selection of our latest curriculum innovations at Preston Primary School. To meet our vision for Preston, every member of staff is encouraged as a leader to take curriculum risks, for children. Our assemblies, Learning Experiences, Enrichments and Clubs are all designed to give every child opportunities to grow into robust and happy lifelong learners.

Our Vision: An outstanding coastal school known for an innovative curriculum, that delivers excellent outcomes for children.

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  • 26/02/20

    Storytelling Session

    Yesterday, Foundation Stage children, and their parents and carers, were treated to an enchanting storytelling session with local storyteller and author, Malou Evans. Combining storytelling, drama, dance and music she retold traditional tales including ‘Three Billy Goats Gruff...
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  • 25/02/20

    Unit 3 Donation to Local Food Bank

    Before Christmas, Unit 3 were challenged to sell smoothies and raise as much money as possible.   Last week, as a unit, we gathered together to discuss the money we made and what to do with this. The children chose to use the money to buy food for a local food bank. Col...
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  • 25/02/20

    Welcome to our new animals

    Today, we welcomed two new rabbits and two new guinea pigs. Thank you to the Robinson family for donating them. Looking after our animals is an important way for us to teach children about our school values. We are toying with the idea of the rabbits or guinea pigs going home with pupils at we...
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  • 13/02/20

    New Books!

    At Preston Primary School we are committed to installing a love of reading into our children. We like to ensure that our library has up to date, interesting, and fun books for the children to read, and we aim to have a wide range of genres and authors. To this end, we invest periodically in new...
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  • 12/02/20

    Fair Trade - Be A Good Citizen

    Today, in assembly, we welcomed Lindsay Williams from Christian Aid to explain to the children about the Fair Trade logo on products and what it stands for. As part of our work on 'being a good citizen', we are seeking out every opportunity for the children to discuss the important issu...
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  • 07/02/20

    Seesaw. New Online Innovation for Preston!

    Seesaw is an online platform for student engagement. Teachers can empower students to create, reflect, share, and collaborate. Students “show what they know” using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links. We use our new iPads and Seesaw to foster the skills needed for the future...
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  • 07/02/20

    Foundation Stage Weekly Newsletter

    Puffins and Penguins Weekly Newsletter, 7th February 2020
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  • 05/02/20

    Our New Eco Committee

    Today, our new Eco Committee met Mr Armstrong, the Premises Manager for our Trust. They challenged him to look at ways to reduce our energy use. They discussed ways for school to produce electricity, such as solar panels and wind turbines. This work is part of our drive to teach children what it mea...
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  • 03/02/20

    New Role Play Area for Puffins and Penguins

    Thank you to Friends of Preston Primary School (FOPPS) for funding the new role play furniture in Foundation Stage. The children were delighted when they saw it and they could not wait to explore. We value the importance of learning through play, which is why the new role play area is very exciti...
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  • 31/01/20

    Foundation Stage Weekly Newsletter

    Puffins and Penguins Weekly Newsletter, 31st January 2020
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Preston Primary School Academy
Old Paignton Road
Torquay
Devon
TQ2 6UY

Phone
01803 607075