Welcome to Kenn C of E Primary School

Dear Parents and Friends, please join all of us at Kenn C of E Primary to wish our deepest condolences to The Royal Family, and indeed the whole nation, in the sad passing of our Queen Elizebeth II.

We are very proud of our school and aim to serve our local community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of the schools Christian beliefs and values.

Please take time to browse our site and find out more about our successful village school. You are more than welcome to visit us, see our school at first hand and meet our friendly children and staff and judge for yourself the quality of education on offer.

Kenn C of E Primary School is part of the Ivy Education Trust.

Mr Joe Baxter, Head of School
Mrs Lorraine Curry, Executive Headteacher

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Kenn Newsletter September 2022

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Artist visit to Class 4

Today we were lucky enough to have an artist visit […]

Viking art day

In the first week back at school, Class 3 enjoyed […]

In Remembrance of HRH Queen Elizabeth II

Dear Parent/Carer As you will have probably heard, Monday 19th […]

The Queen

At Kenn C of E Primary, we have all been […]

Kenn Perform at the Ivy Education Trust Show

The children of Class 3 along with The Dance Crew […]

Human Lifecycle

Class 4 have been learning about the human lifecycle and […]

Ocean Recovery

On Tuesday 24th May, Class 4 went to Exmouth beach to join ‘Ocean […]

Peace Posters Competition

In the autumn term, Class 4 took part in an […]

Flood-proof housing

The children of Class 3 have been busy designing, building […]

Class 3’s ICT and RE

In Class 3, the children have been exploring their personal […]

March Newsletter

Please click the Newsletter link below to view the March […]

Schools closed due to weather warning (Friday 18th February)

Due to the severe weather warning for the South West […]

Class 4 trip to Paignton Zoo

On Thursday 3rd February, 2022. Class 4 went to Paignton Zoo […]

Class 4’s trip to the ‘Life Exhibition’

On Thursday 27th January, Class 4 went to Belmont Church […]

Kenn C of E Primary Become a Rights Respecting School

Kenn C of E Primary started out on the journey […]

Class 4’s afternoon with two student midwives from Plymouth University

C4 have had a lovely afternoon with two student midwives from […]

21st October Newsletter

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Newsletter Friday 8th October 2021

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Newsletter 24th September

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Class 2

Class 2  What a wonderful day we had at Harper’s […]

Friday 9th July Newsletter

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Friday 7th May 2021

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Easter Production

Website Update

Due to a failure of our hosting company unfortunately the […]

Forest School Y5/Y6

We have been grateful for the drier weather at forest […]

Class 1 Learning about Christmas

CLASS 1 In Class 1 we have been learning about how […]

Allotment Club

Our Allotment Club leader, Georgina, continues to find brilliant things […]

Egg Experiments

Have a look at the eggs we’ve been experimenting with […]

Class 3 PE at St Luke’s

Class 3 have completed their half term of PE lessons […]

Fizz Pop Science

The school had a visitor from Fizz Pop Science in […]

Rhyming Poems

Class 2 loved performing their rhyming poems – some of […]

LIFE experience

This term, Class 4 went to Belmont Chapel to experience […]

The best primary schools in Devon for SAT results

The Department for Education released a league table of primary […]

Trespassing on Railway Lines

Due to the very high level of trespassing on the […]

Class 3 Church Trip

Before Christmas, Class 3 went to the church for a […]

Fire Safety

Class 2 and 4 had a very informative visit from […]

Buckfast Abbey

KS1 had a wonderful trip to beautiful Buckfast Abbey this […]

Plastic-free launch

Dea, our Forest School leader, had a great idea to […]

Autumn Cross Country Run

Children from Classes 3 and 4 took part in the […]

Anti-bullying Week

As part of Anti-bullying week (11th – 15th November) the […]

Allotment Club

Our Allotment Club leader, Georgina, continues to find brilliant things […]

KS2 CAP visit

Recently, the school had a visit from the Child Assault […]

Children in Need 2019

On Friday 15th November, we dressed up in sports clothes […]

Plastic-Free School Launch Event

On Wednesday 27th  November we warmly invite parents and all […]

CAP workshops

This week, the whole school has taken part in CAP […]

CAP workshops

This week, the whole school has taken part in CAP […]

I believe in unicorns!

The whole school were delighted to go the Kenn Centre […]

Forest School – Sept 2019

Welcome back to a new term at forest school. Year […]

KS1 Beach trip

KS1 had a wonderful trip to Exmouth and to the […]

Class 3 visit to St Andrew’s Church

As part of our RE this half term, Class 3 […]

Sports Day 2019

The sun was shining, the teams were in full spirit […]

World Refugee Day

To celebrate World Refugee Day the whole school took part […]

Forest School – Summer 2019

Almost the end of term and most classes have now […]

GRT History Month 

To celebrate GRT history month, we received a visit from […]

Wildside

On Tuesday May 7th, class 3 went camping to Wildside […]

A beautiful day at West Town Farm

Classes 1 and 2 had a fantastic day out in […]

Class 3 trip to The Eden Project

After spending the last few weeks finding out about the […]

Kenn C of E’s Christian Vision

We invited Helen Plant, a Daisi registered local artist (Devon […]

Forest School News

Year 5 and 6 have had a varied time at […]

Beach Clean

Years 1 and 2 met their Kenpals from Kenton at […]

LEGO!

As part of Science week, Years 1 and 2 made […]

Grenville House Residential

What glorious weather Class 4 had for our residential last […]

Exploring Friction and Magnets

In Class 3 we have been investigating forces and magnets. […]

Internet Safety Day in Class 3

Class 3 enjoyed a session with Bigfoot theatre company thinking […]

Jay’s AIM

A teacher from Dawlish College visited Class 4 this week […]

Merry Christmas to One and All!

All of the staff at Kenn C of E would […]

Christmas Disco

You cannot beat a Kenn C of E disco! There […]

Christmas Parties

Thank you all for providing party food for our Key […]

Paper Making

Years One and Two have been busy making paper with […]

Making Dog Biscuits!

Classes 1 and 2 have been busy making biscuits – […]

Solar Power Installation

As you will know, through the Summer we had solar […]

Shoeboxes for Moldova

Thank you to those of you who have filled Christmas […]

Tubes of Kindness

The money inside all of the ‘Tubes of Kindness’ has […]

Children In Need 2018

Thank you, everyone, for throwing yourselves into our Children in […]

Bonfire Bake Off!

Thank you to everyone who took part in our Bonfire […]

Questions for a vet.

Class 2 wrote some very interesting questions for a vet, […]

Food donations to St Petrock’s

The food donations collected at Harvest Festival were taken to […]

#Hello Yellow!

Thank you to all who supported our #Hello Yellow day […]

Homework Projects

Years 1 and 2 have been busy with their homework. […]

Roman Numeral investigation

Class 3 enjoyed investigating Roman Numerals using lolly sticks to […]

Boo to a Goose!

The Boo to a Goose Theatre Company came to school […]

Classes 1 and 2 visit Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve

Classes 1 and 2 had a beautiful day out at […]

Our adventure to the Roman Baths

Year 3 and 4 from Kenn and Kenton had an […]

Sports Day 2018

The sun shone for our Sports Day this year! The […]

What can you see?

Class 2 have been looking very carefully at our school […]

Designing Programme Covers

Class 4 were introduced to Art Week with the challenge […]

Classes 1 and 2 trip to West Town Farm

The sun shone brightly all day for our trip to […]

Pet day this week!

This week Harry showed us his gorgeous ferrets. We never […]

Pet day Monday in Classes 1 and 2

Our most recent four legged visitor was Betty’s dog, Dougie. […]

Art in Nature, Class 3’s trip to Plymouth University

As part of Plymouth Universities Children’s University programme of events, […]

Pet day Monday in Classes 1 and 2

The animals keep a coming to Classes 1 and 2 […]

Multi-sports PE morning

Classes 1 and 2 were joined by their peers from […]

Trip to Bickham Farm

Classes 1 and 2 visited Bickham Farm as part of […]

Caring for our Pets

KS1 are really enjoying learning about different pets and how […]

Class 3 and 4 investigating the world in our Oceans and Seas.

Class 3 & 4 took a trip to Plymouth Aquarium […]

British Science Week

This week is British Science week. The children have all […]

Time for Fairtrade Tea

A group of Class 3 children went along to a […]

Lent Lunch

Our Year 6 pupils were invited to enjoy a Lent […]

World Book Day 2018

It might have been a week late, due to the […]

Forest School for Year 2

Year Two have started Forest School sessions and are showing […]

Fractions Fun

In Maths, classes 1 and 2 have been learning about […]

Pet Day Monday in Classes 1 and 2

Rueben Day was very keen to bring his cat to […]

Bickley visits Classes 1 and 2

Bickley, a golden retriever, and his owner Theresa (from the […]

Dartington Trip

Classes 1 and 2 had a wonderful time in Dartington. […]

Class 3’s amazing collages

Class 3 have been exploring the work of a number […]

Class 3 trip to RAMM

As a result of reading ‘Katie and the British Artists’ […]

Class 2 Cartographers

Class 2 have been cartographers this term. Have a look […]

Shoe boxes for Moldova

Thank you for all of your kind donations of wrapped […]

Augmented Reality comes to Class 3

James Hedge, a local artist, came in to work with […]

Classes 1 and 2 find out about health and hygiene

Students from University of Exeter Medical School visited children in […]

Harvest Celebration

Children sang and danced to remind us all about Harvest […]

Year 5 & 6 High5Netball Festival

This was the second High5Netball festival laid on for the […]

Year 1 at Killerton

The year 1’s set out in the minibus to explore […]

A grand day out!

The Foundation Stagers went on the minibus to Killerton Woods […]

Trip to We are Curious

Class 3 joined Class 4 and the children in Ks2 […]

Forest School

Year five and six took part in their first Forest […]

Finding our feet in Class 1!

The new children in Class 1 have been exploring the […]

£5 Virgin Money Enterprise Challenge

Richard Branson gave each child in Class 4 £5 to […]

Ducklings in class!

Jemma Leeming very kindly came to school to share her […]

Class 3 visit St Andrews Church in Kenn

Class 3 walked to the village church to learn more […]

Hunting Minibeasts!

Class 1 made a start on their Minibeast topic this […]

Sports Day 2017

The sun shone and the rain stayed away for our […]

Class 3 visit Powderham Castle

Class 3 had a wonderful day last Friday when they […]

Class 3 Wild Night Out

Tired and happy children returned back to school from their […]

Lifeboat Station visit

Class 1 found out all about lifeguards, sea side safety […]

Ways to make 10

Class 1 have been stretching their brains by finding ways […]

Making boats in Class 1

Class 1’s Ship Ahoy topic has led us to finding […]

Class 2 plant sunflowers

Class 2 have been very busy this half term, with […]

The power of music and dance

As part of Mental Health Week children have been learning […]

Class 3 visit The Eden Project

Class 3 recently visited The Eden Project down in Cornwall. […]

Buckfast Abbey trip

Classes 1 and 2 went along to Buckfast Abbey to […]

Story Club

Children in Class 3 have organised a weekly, lunchtime story […]

Class 3 learn about Rainforests

Class 3 have enjoyed finding out about Rainforests this half […]

We’ve sprung a leak!

Class 1 decided to investigate our school’s leaky pipes.  The […]

Plant hedging

Classes 1 and 2 rolled up their sleeves and planted […]

Secret Storytellers

Every Thursday a secret story teller makes their way to […]

Come and play.

Class 1 invited parents, grandparents and carers to come and […]

Lotions and potions.

As part of our Magic and Mystery topic, Class 1 […]

Getting physical in Class 1!

Class 1 have been developing all manner of physical skills […]

It’s getting chilly in Class 2!

It’s a bit chilly in Class 2! After collecting 123 […]

On a cold and frosty morning…

A bitterly cold morning led to Class 1 exploring the […]

Grimm Tales at Killerton

Class 2 and Cherry Class from Kenton School, had a […]

Letters to Father Christmas

Class 1 have been getting into the Christmas spirit and […]

Class 1 explore Haldon Forest

Class 1 went to Haldon Forest to look at and […]

Lovely leaves!

Class 2 loved finding leaves of all different shapes, colours […]

Learning is fun in Class 1

Class 1 have been busy learning lots.  Here are a […]

Autumn in Class 1

Class 1 have been finding out about Autumn.  We hunted […]

Tag Rugby Mini House Tournament

Class 3 were really excited when they had the chance […]

Investigating Place Value.

Class 3 have been investigating place value. They have learnt […]

What is important to me?

In RE, Class 3 are exploring the ideas of what […]

Class 2 investigate!

Mystery! Something has crashed from the sky on to the […]

Class 1 settle in well

Class 1 have been busy settling into their new environment […]

Class 3’s amazing day exploring the Roman Baths.

As part of their study of the Romans in Britain, […]

The Kenn bug hotel opens its doors!

Jack and Jay Leeming’s lovely Grandad has very kindly built […]

Length & Weight

Class 2 have been learning about measuring. Check out the […]

Class 2 visit Haldon Forest

“What a wonderful day we had at Haldon. Here they […]

Class 1 visit Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve

Class 1 had a fun packed trip to Dawlish Warren […]

Investigating Time

Class 3 have been Investigating time through a range of activities, learning […]

Class 1 explore the world of dinosaurs

This half term we’ve been doing many different things to […]

Happy Birthday to …..the Queen!

Class 1 celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday by dancing, singing, […]

The Scottish Play

Class 3 were really grateful to Mr Jinks for yet […]

Haldon Forest Trip for Class 1

Class 1 booked some fabulous weather for their trip to […]

Fire Safety

Class 2 had a very interesting and informative visit from […]

Marvellous money!

Class 2 have been getting to grips with counting money. […]

Artist Michael Calver visits Class 3

Class 3 were really excited this week when Michael Calver […]

Painting in the style of an artist

In Class 3 we have learnt how to paint our […]

Scrumptious sandwiches!

Class 2 have been busy trying different breads and fillings […]

Class 1’s reading boat!

In class 1 we sometimes choose to read in our […]

Class 1 learn about Noah’s Ark

This half term Class 1 have been doing a lot […]

Story writing in Class 2

A good story needs a good idea! Class 2 have […]

Class 3 visit Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre

Class 3 were made to feel very welcome when they […]

Christmas Party Time!

Before Christmas, Classes 1 and 2 boogied, played musical statues, […]

Class 2 Maths and Movement

Class 2 are really enjoying Maths and exercise and sometimes […]

Powderham Portraits

Class 2 from Kenn Primary School and Cherry Class from […]

Class 1 like learning outdoors!

Class 1 like being outdoors.  Here are a few photos […]

Class 2 eat healthily

We have had fun in class 2 this week peeling, […]

Animation workshops

We were delighted to welcome Jacob’s mum, Helen Mason, into […]

Class 1 trip to Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve

Recently Class 1 popped along to Dawlish Nature reserve. We had […]

Cardboard Fun in Class 1

We love a cardboard box in Class 1!   We […]

RNLI visit for classes 1 & 2

Classes 1 and 2 were visited by the RNLI, the charity which […]

Class 2 visit Powderham’s Garden Festival

Class 2 were invited to join Cherry class from Kenton […]

Class 2 immerse themselves in literacy

Class 2 become immersed in new texts using many different […]

Class 1 Easter Egg Hunt

As part of our learning about Easter, Class 1 enjoyed […]

Class 2 on Safari at Paignton Zoo.

Class 2  have been on safari at Paignton Zoo! We started the […]

Watch out – there are wild animals about!

Exeter University students came to Class 1, volunteering their time […]

Potion and smoothie making in Class 1

As part of our topic, Magic and Mystery, we read […]

Good Deeds Day in Class 2

As part of the annual nationwide campaign to celebrate & […]

To be, or not to be – that is the question

Class 2 were so excited to have another Shakespeare workshop […]

Cross curricular learning in Class 2.

Class 2 were given the choice what they would like […]

Practical Maths in Class 2

We learn maths in lots of different ways. Recently the […]

The Magic Paintbrush

In Class 2, we are reading a Traditional Tale from […]

Making Jam Sandwiches in Literacy!

In literacy the children in Class 2 have been learning […]

Class 2’s Fire Safety talk

Last week two fire officers came in to raise the […]

Classes 1 and 2 visiting Exeter Cathedral

Classes 1 and 2 had a fabulous time visiting Exeter […]

Lights, camera, action in classes 1 and 2!

Classes 1 and 2 had their Kenton counterparts visit so […]

Learning about our Sense of Sight

  We have been learning about our sense of sight. Mr […]

Fun in Class 1

Autumn term 2014 – first half – All about me! […]

Our Ugly Bug Ball Open Afternoon

Thursday 13th November from 1.30 – 3.00 p.m. Calling all […]

The Last Post…

As the school year draws to its close we return […]

Class 1 Graduation Garden Party

On Monday afternoon Class 1 celebrated their achievements of the […]

Pirates and Mermaids

To celebrate the end of our learning on Pirates and […]

On the beach!

As part of our learning on Pirates and Mermaids we […]

Ships Biscuits and Pirate Menu

Class 1 have been developing our food technology skills; weighing, […]

Summer in the Woods

Class 1 revisited Haldon Forest as an opportunity to see, […]

Ahoy there m’hearties!

With great excitement we have launched our final topic of […]

Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

Following on from the wonderful work on Claude Monet earlier […]

Class 1’s Flower Garden

Class 1 have been developing their flower garden. We have sown […]

Child Led Learning – EYFS

We have had another lovely week in Class 1 with […]

Our Allotment Visit

As part of our learning on Gardens and Growing we […]

Planting seeds

Class 2 are finding out what plants need to grow. […]

Prayer Pebbles

Class 1 are using prayer pebbles; We are invited to […]

Our Planting Day in Class 1!

Friday was the day set aside for planting up our […]

Gardens and Growing

How lovely it is to be back in school with […]

Our Easter Garden

Before the holidays we planted an Easter Garden and look how […]

Our Palm Procession

Class 1 have been learning the events of the Easter […]

Preparing for Easter

As part of our preparation for Easter Class 1 have […]

Kenn Art Show

Class 1 and Class 2 have exhibited some of their […]

PE Premium in Class 1

The children in Class 1 have really been enjoying their […]

Technology – Design a Bed for a Bear

Linking in with our learning on Goldilocks and the Three […]

Shakespeare in Class1

Thanks to Dom Jinks Class 1 have been introduced to […]

Dinosaur Day for Class 1

To celebrate the end of a fantastic half term of […]

Chinese New Year – The Year of the Horse

Class 1 invited Willow Class from our federated school in […]

The Mermaid Challenge – National Marine Aquarium

Class 1 had a fantastic trip to the National Marine […]

Class 2 visit the National Marine Aquarium

The children in Class 2 had an amazing time at […]

King Lear

On Friday Class 2 were really excited to learn another […]

Oceans and Seas

Class 2 have worked hard as a team to build […]

Hatching Dinosaurs

Today we had a challenge of hatching our own dinosaur […]

‘Tap a Shape’ Dinosaurs

Class 1 have been creating dinosaurs using our ‘Tap a […]

Dinosaur Lands by Class 1

Class 1 have loved immersing themselves in our new topic, […]

Class 1 make Christingles

The children in Class 1 had a wonderful time this […]

Class 1 Sharing Assembly

On Friday Class 1 had their first sharing assembly. It […]

Class 1 Trip to the Woods

Today Class 1 went to Haldon Forest where we had […]

‘Prayer Space’

A Christmas themed ‘Prayer Space’ with Hannah Richards from Initiatives for […]

Behaviour and Safety week in Class 2

Class 2 engaged with all of their learning during Behaviour […]

Rabbits visit Class1!

We have been learning about woodland animals. We had the […]

Autumn Trees Artwork

Class 1 have been learning about Autumn in the Woods. […]

Behaviour and Safety week – Road Safety

PC Keith came to Class 1 to talk to us […]

Behaviour and Safety Week – First Aid

Class 1 enjoyed welcoming a visitor from the British Red […]

Clip and Climb Class 2

Class 2 had a fantastic morning with healthy physical exercise […]

Clip and Climb – Class1

Today Class 1 and Class 2 went to Clip and […]

Booktime give away!

In class 1 today we were very excited to receive […]

Do Pumpkin seeds float or sink?

Following on from their pumpkin investigation Class 1 decided to […]

Romeo and Juliet

Class 2 were completely absorbed last Friday when Mr Jinks […]

Investigating the inside of a pumpkin

Class 1 have had great fun this week finding out […]

Class 1 in our Mud Pie Kitchen!

One of our favourite areas to play is our Mud […]

A lovely start for Class 1

We have enjoyed our first few weeks in Class 1. […]