Pupils enjoy Spanish day

15:00 06 October 2012

Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exv 6896-39-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exv 6896-39-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Children at Woodbury C of E Primary School have dressed for a fiesta to celebrate European Day of Languages.

Everyone was asked to wear Spanish-style clothing, and took part in a range of activities in Spanish, including finding out about well-known Spanish sports celebrities and famous artists, looking at books printed in Spanish and singing simple Spanish songs.

Teacher and languages coordinator Debbie Luxon said: “I am delighted with the fantastic response from everyone - the day was a great success and the decision to make Spanish our chosen language has proved very popular.”

“The children’s enthusiasm and obvious enjoyment was a clear indication of how much they enjoyed the experience.”

Headteacher Nigel Tancock said: “We see it as an important part of the school’s role to provide our children with opportunities that extend their awareness and understanding of other nationalities and cultures – the European Day of Languages has been an ideal occasion to do this.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

Members of EDDC's Streetscene team investigating the sink hole on Exmouth beach

Work on a section of Exmouth beach where a sink hole has appeared several times in the last two months is set to begin on Friday, August 28.

Read more
Speedometer

Exmouth crime writer Graham Hurley says that a narrow street without pavements has turned into a rat-run and should have a 20mph speed limit.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:48

After Great Britain’s record medal haul at the recent FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, where 14 medals (seven of them gold) were won by the GB squad across swimming and diving, this is your chance to take the plunge.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:23
Best garden winners Peter and Evelyn Paine, who are also celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary

A Lympstone couple, who will be celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary, have won a gardening award.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:22
Ready for the off at the start of one of the junior swimming races in the National Surf Life Saving Championships this week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 2736-34-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Exmouth beach welcomes back the Surf Life Saving GB Ocean Championships this week.

Read more
Tue, 09:09

New markings could be installed to warn people not to cycle on pavements in Budleigh Salterton.

Read more
Mon, 17:31
Beautiful days

Photos by Eleanor Pipe, Stephen Sumner and Becca Gliddon

Read more
Mon, 12:37
Inspector Antonia Weeks

‘Non-dwelling’ burglaries of buildings like out-houses and garden sheds in the Exmouth area have increased by eight per cent in a year.

Read more
Mon, 09:09
Staff from Home Instead Senior Care present a cheque to Hospiscare.

A team of fundraisers from a Budleigh-based care provider have thanked their supporters after raising hundreds of pounds for charity.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition


Exmouth's trusted business finder