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A Visit from the Vets
Jan
30
2017

A Visit from the Vets

Last Friday as part of their animals topic, Reception had a visit from veterinary nurses Deanna and Sadie of St Boniface Vets. They talked to the children about their jobs and showed them lots of objects and pictures. They even brought in scrubs for the children to try on. The children asked a lot of questions […]

Ofsted News
Jan
13
2017

Ofsted News

Our long awaited Ofsted letter of outcomes has arrived.  You can find the published letter from our Lead Inspector, Iain Freeland, under the ‘Important Documents’ section.  I would like to thank all children, parents/carers, staff and governors for their continued support for the school.  We can be rightly proud of our school.

Renaissance Art
Jan
4
2017

Renaissance Art

In our Art lesson today, we looked at a number of pieces of Italian renaissance art; including Michelangelo’s famous frescoes. The children created a sketch in the Renaissance style. However, to give the children the chance to experience how it was commonly believed Michelangelo worked, they completed these upside down! They all agreed that it was very challenging!         […]

Famous Explorers
Jan
4
2017

Famous Explorers

Today was the start of our Explorers topic in Year Six. Over the Christmas holidays, we have been finding out about famous explorers, and their achievements, and today we have presented these findings to our classmates.

A Visit to the Christmas Tree Festival
Dec
16
2016

A Visit to the Christmas Tree Festival

Here we are the Crediton Parish Church’s Christmas Tree Festival. Our visit was even more exciting because cameramen from the BBC were there, filming ‘Songs of Praise’.  

A Christmas Carol
Dec
16
2016

A Christmas Carol

On Thursday 15th December, Miss Down’s Class performed their own version of Charles Dicken’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ for our friends in Miss Prentice’s Y3 class. We had great fun preparing the play, which featured some dramatic, funny and all-round brilliant performances!  

VE Day Party!
Dec
16
2016

VE Day Party!

On Wednesday 7th of December Y6 celebrated the end of our WW2 topic with a VE Day, 1940’s party. The kitchen cooked us a special 1940’s lunch of Homity Pie, followed by Apple Crumble and milk powder custard. We created our own museum to share our work with parents. Lots of parents attended and enjoyed tea […]

Super Sunday at Exeter Chiefs
Dec
13
2016

Super Sunday at Exeter Chiefs

What a Sunday! This week 40 children from Hayward’s were lucky enough to enjoy Super Sunday at Exeter Chiefs for their game against Bordeaux. Despite the lingering mist, we had a long, but brilliant training session with lots of fun activities with the Chiefs, including a backstage tour of the facilities and changing rooms and lots […]

Strictly Hayward's
Dec
13
2016

Strictly Hayward's

Thanks you to all who took part and supported our Strictly Hayward’s day. We raised £510.63 which is a Hayward’s record from recent memory which made us feel so proud to be part of the Hayward’s community.   Perhaps you saw us on Spotlight? If not, there is some video footage on our new roundup […]

The Running Club enter the Santa Run in Exeter
Dec
6
2016

The Running Club enter the Santa Run in Exeter

On Sunday the 4th of December Hayward’s Primary School running club and enthusiastic parents and staff took part in a charity Santa Run in Exeter. Despite the cold weather the children ran 1.5 miles along the quay. The children have been building up their running stamina over the past term. Thank you to the Hayward’s […]

Y6 Are in The Courier!
Nov
3
2016

Y6 Are in The Courier!

The fundraising achievements of Year Six are celebrated in the Courier this week. You can view the online version here.

Thank you from St Petrock's!
Oct
5
2016

Thank you from St Petrock's!

A big thank you to you all for your amazing generosity when it came to donating to St Petrock’s, as part of our Harvest celebrations last month. St Petrock’s have sent the following letter to us all:  

Renaissance Art
Jan
4
2017

Renaissance Art

In our Art lesson today, we looked at a number of pieces of Italian renaissance art; including Michelangelo’s famous frescoes. The children created a sketch in the Renaissance style. However, to give the children the chance to experience how it was commonly believed Michelangelo worked, they completed these upside down! They all agreed that it was very challenging!         […]

Famous Explorers
Jan
4
2017

Famous Explorers

Today was the start of our Explorers topic in Year Six. Over the Christmas holidays, we have been finding out about famous explorers, and their achievements, and today we have presented these findings to our classmates.

A Visit to the Christmas Tree Festival
Dec
16
2016

A Visit to the Christmas Tree Festival

Here we are the Crediton Parish Church’s Christmas Tree Festival. Our visit was even more exciting because cameramen from the BBC were there, filming ‘Songs of Praise’.  

A Christmas Carol
Dec
16
2016

A Christmas Carol

On Thursday 15th December, Miss Down’s Class performed their own version of Charles Dicken’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ for our friends in Miss Prentice’s Y3 class. We had great fun preparing the play, which featured some dramatic, funny and all-round brilliant performances!  

VE Day Party!
Dec
16
2016

VE Day Party!

On Wednesday 7th of December Y6 celebrated the end of our WW2 topic with a VE Day, 1940’s party. The kitchen cooked us a special 1940’s lunch of Homity Pie, followed by Apple Crumble and milk powder custard. We created our own museum to share our work with parents. Lots of parents attended and enjoyed tea […]

CAN YOU TACKLE Y6’S ULTIMATE WW2 QUIZ?
Nov
23
2016

CAN YOU TACKLE Y6’S ULTIMATE WW2 QUIZ?

Today Year Six have been studying WW2 and have created this very challenging quiz – can you tackle it? How far away was the Red Army from Berlin when Hitler killed himself? What, WW2 tank, was discovered at Slapton Sands in Devon? What were butterfly bombs designed to do? On what day did D-Day happen […]

HOB lunchtime club
Nov
23
2016

HOB lunchtime club

We’ve had a lovely lunchtime today enjoy books at HOB (Hooked In Books) club with Miss Partridge. Seventeen children popped in to enjoy some some quiet time reading and chatting about books.   The children enjoyed relaxing on cushions and enjoying a range of books. Max especially loved reciting some rhyming poems!      

Non-Fiction November
Nov
1
2016

Non-Fiction November

Did you know that Non-Fiction November has just begun? Libraries everywhere are concentrating on their non-fiction sections and encouraging readers to see what they can discover along the shelves.  You may find out more about a subject you are already interested in, or discover a completely new topic you want to investigate. Why not use this […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to The Best Bear in All the World
Oct
4
2016

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to The Best Bear in All the World

  It is not only Her Majesty the Queen who celebrates her 90th birthday this year.  For the whole of the month of October, the ‘Best Bear in All the World ‘ – also known as Winnie the Pooh – is enjoying this special occasion too. A corner of our library has been transformed into ‘Pooh […]

MILLION MINUTES READING CHALLENGE
Jul
1
2016

MILLION MINUTES READING CHALLENGE

Phew, the Challenge is over!  Well done everyone for recording all the time you spent reading during this week-long challenge.  Did you surprise yourselves at just how much reading you do? Mrs Saunders’ class were in first place in school, reading for 14,247 minutes, with Miss Hayball’s class not far behind.  The challenge was open […]

NEW LIBRARY BOOKS!
Jun
21
2016

NEW LIBRARY BOOKS!

We had an exciting visit from the Mobile Library Van last Tuesday.  The children in Year 2 were able to board the van in small groups where they met Jade from the School Library Service. She showed them round the van and explained how the books were arranged. Everyone then chose two new books to add […]

'One Million Minutes' Devon Schools Reading Challenge
Jun
13
2016

'One Million Minutes' Devon Schools Reading Challenge

The whole school is getting ready to take part in this exciting challenge – Schools throughout Devon are competing to see who spends the most time reading each day.  The winners will receive £1.000 to spend on library equipment, books or perhaps to create a new reading corner for their school. For one week – […]

Super Sunday at Exeter Chiefs
Dec
13
2016

Super Sunday at Exeter Chiefs

What a Sunday! This week 40 children from Hayward’s were lucky enough to enjoy Super Sunday at Exeter Chiefs for their game against Bordeaux. Despite the lingering mist, we had a long, but brilliant training session with lots of fun activities with the Chiefs, including a backstage tour of the facilities and changing rooms and lots […]

England Roses Visit
Dec
13
2016

England Roses Visit

Two England ladies players joined our tag rugby club to help coach and enjoy playing tag. Thanks to Clara and Poppy for their help and we look forward to seeing them play for England again in the near future.  

Polish Club
May
11
2016

Polish Club

Fortnightly, on a Thursday afternoons, Maggie (our school EMTAS worker) runs a Polish Cultural Club in Miss Down’s classroom. Children from Hayward’s and Landscore attend and enjoy a range of activities such as craft, celebrating festivals and learning Polish language.  

Ireland Vs Wales
Feb
26
2016

Ireland Vs Wales

Ireland Vs Wales 6 Nations Tag   On Tuesday, we (Wales) visited our friends at Brampford Speake (Ireland) for some tag rugby fun.   We won the first game 6-4 and lost the second 9-7. Our whole team were a credit to the school, showing great sportsmanship and teamwork.   Special praise should be given […]

Football - Hayward's Vs Landscore - 3/12/2015
Dec
8
2015

Football - Hayward's Vs Landscore - 3/12/2015

The Hayward’s Y5 and 6 football team played Landscore last Wednesday. It was the first game between the two teams this year and both sets of players were very keen to get their season off to a winning start. The first team’s game was very competitive, Landscore took an early lead through a well worked […]

This Girl Can - Week Three
Oct
23
2015

This Girl Can - Week Three

  This week at ‘This Girl Can’ we played tennis, but we found it pretty hard so we turned it into Volley Ball, with a cool beach ball! It was awesome. It was fun but it made us all exhausted! We played Queen of the court where the winner stays on. It was great because […]

Renaissance Art
Jan
4
2017

Renaissance Art

In our Art lesson today, we looked at a number of pieces of Italian renaissance art; including Michelangelo’s famous frescoes. The children created a sketch in the Renaissance style. However, to give the children the chance to experience how it was commonly believed Michelangelo worked, they completed these upside down! They all agreed that it was very challenging!         […]

Strictly Hayward's
Dec
13
2016

Strictly Hayward's

Thanks you to all who took part and supported our Strictly Hayward’s day. We raised £510.63 which is a Hayward’s record from recent memory which made us feel so proud to be part of the Hayward’s community.   Perhaps you saw us on Spotlight? If not, there is some video footage on our new roundup […]

Children in Need
Dec
1
2015

Children in Need

Bravo ! Hayward’s Primary School you raised over £300! That’s a lot! Some of the school council have delivered all the money to Lloyds bank – it was Callum, Tom, Hannah and Josh. Well done Hayward’s Primary School and thank you for taking part for children in need and every class got a diploma for […]

Amazing athlete leaves us awestruck!
Jul
1
2015

Amazing athlete leaves us awestruck!

We were extremely lucky to welcome British gymnast and 2010 Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist Steve Jehu into school this morning.   The children took part in a circuit training session with Steve and Jo and then Steve wowed us all in an assembly.   This was a very special opportunity for us to meet such […]

Ofsted News
Jan
13
2017

Ofsted News

Our long awaited Ofsted letter of outcomes has arrived.  You can find the published letter from our Lead Inspector, Iain Freeland, under the ‘Important Documents’ section.  I would like to thank all children, parents/carers, staff and governors for their continued support for the school.  We can be rightly proud of our school.

Holiday to France
Jul
23
2013

Holiday to France

Anna and family are going on holiday to France, we are going by ferry and will stay in a caravan. The campsite has slides into the swimming pool. We will try to speak some french – bonjour.  

Summer holidays
Jul
23
2013

Summer holidays

As a family, we are looking forward to spending time together. Jennifer is excited about taking her scooter to the park, swimming in the pool and having fun.

Camping by Jess M
Jul
23
2013

Camping by Jess M

Next Sunday Jack, Daniel and I are going camping in cornwall where the theme is pirates. We are going with 1st Crediton Scouts and we will be doing water sports whatever that means. I have bought a wet suit and stocked up on sweets from Tesco.

Contact us

Hayward's Primary School
East Street
Crediton
Devon EX17 3AX

Headteacher: Emma Summerfield

Telephone:01363 772970

Fax:01363 777731

The Santa Run!
Cheering on the Tour of Britain Cyclists
Our Twickenham visit
Science at Bristol University
Out and about
Visitors to support the curriculum
Aiming high!
Our Poppy installation
Flags out - Summer Fete
KS1 Sports Day
Foundation Stage Pirates!
Pixie's Holt Residential
KS2 Sports Day
Y3 Indian Dancers
Girls Can Club
Y6 Kilve Residential
KS1 'how does your garden grow?' topic
Working together
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