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Alien visitors

Joshua class were so surprised today to see what the security cameras had picked up this weekend… Newquay Primary Academy had been visited by some friendly aliens! The children had some excellent questions… Where are you from? How old are you? What colour is your planet? They were even more shocked when we went outside…

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Spring term blast off!

What a fantastic start to a new term. All the children arrived on Tuesday morning excited to see their friends and eager to start their new topic… space! Joshua Class kicked off the topic by learning about what astronauts eat in space. They loved watching real astronauts on the International Space Station eating food in…

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Christmas Party

The pupils have all worked so hard and settled in so well to their new school surroundings, so by way of a ‘big well done’ we threw them a Christmas Party. There was music, games, food and a visit from Father Christmas himself. The children dressed to impress in their festive party gear and everyone…

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Christmas video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXNnCQZB-dI At the end of November, academy staff and pupils visited St Michael’s Church for a very special performance of Together in Electric Dreams in aid of Newquay Foodbank. Inspired by the John Lewis TV advert, everyone performed beautifully. We would like to thank the Church Wardens and the Church Council for their hospitality and…

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Nativity

Joshua Class’s inaugural nativity, Whoops-a-Daisy Angel, was a resounding success! Thank you to all the children for working so hard to learn their lines and songs – and a big thank you to the parents who also really pulled out the stops with the costumes. This was undoubtedly a special moment for the pupils, parents…

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Keep dancing!

The children have had a wonderful day showing off their groovy moves for Children in Need. They have learnt the tango, Charleston and some hip hop. We discussed who liked which dance and why. Juneau loved the hip hop because it sounded like Rock and Roll. Evelyn enjoyed the tango as it made her think…

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Bug hunting

On Wednesday afternoon, Joshua class went on a super big bug hunt. We had the help of some Sixth Form student biologists from Newquay Tretherras, who had made a map for the children. The children used the map to search for bugs and our new bug explorer equipment to study each bug they found. The…

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Gentle Dental

We had some more visitors today from our community. A team from Gentle Dental in Newquay came and taught the children all about dental hygiene. Joshua class learnt about fluoride and why we brush our teeth. The children had a go at brushing some giant teeth and learnt they should brush their teeth twice a…

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Police in our community

Joshua Class has enjoyed learning about the special people in our community who help us. The children told us they would love a visit from the police. So, we made it happen! A local community officer visited us at the academy. Joshua Class enjoyed hearing about how the police help us and especially trying on…

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A visit from Green Watch

Joshua Class had a visit on Tuesday afternoon from the local Newquay Fire Station. Thank you Green Watch for visiting Newquay Primary Academy and for allowing us to use the water hose. All the children got very wet, but had a great time and really enjoyed learning about the job Green Watch do.

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First day success!

Today all the children have been amazing! They are already following our golden rules and doing super sitting and listening on the carpet. We have had fun doing wake and shake and then chose some activities in Discover and Do. Some of us made medals while our friends played at different stations in our classroom….

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Open Afternoon

The Newquay Primary Academy team are inviting new Reception parents and pupils to an Open Afternoon on Thursday 2nd September – an opportunity to visit their new learning environment ahead of the official start of the school year. There will be two sessions, one at 2.30pm and another at 4pm. This will be a great…

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Parent information event

Newquay Primary Academy invites new Reception parents and carers for an update on site development and arrangements for children starting in September on Tuesday 29th June 2021. Craig Hayes, Gemma Wilson and the Newquay Primary Academy team look forward to meeting you all again and updating you on the site development, pupil transition and plans…

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School Build Update

We thought you might want to see how the work is progressing on site. We are on track for building completion at the end of August and looking forward to meeting our very first cohort of Reception children when term begins in September.

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New Build to Start

We are delighted to announce that contractors will be on the Newquay Tretherras site on Monday 25th to start work on our brand new primary school building. Mr Craig Hayes is Newquay Primary Academy’s Executive Headteacher: “I am so excited that work is finally going to commence on site so that we can open the…

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Pre-Opening Consultation Report

As part of the process of opening a new school, Cornwall Education Learning Trust was required to hold a consultation exercise (under Section 10 of the Academies Act 2010) to determine whether the Trust should enter into a funding agreement with the Secretary of State to set up a free school. We ran a six-week consultation period from 5th October to 16th November…

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New School Plans

Following the Parent Information sessions, we can now reveal further information about the plans and site for Newquay Primary Academy.

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Parent Information Day

We are holding an Information Day for prospective families to learn more about Newquay Primary Academy on Tuesday 6th October at Newquay’s Lighthouse Cinema. 30-minute information sessions will be held throughout the morning and evening, book your place in advance to ensure you don’t miss this opportunity. We are pleased to welcome families groups of up to…

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Apply for a place

Our brand new academy is admitting new Reception pupils only from September 2021. We are able to offer 60 places in our Reception classes. Growing our school year-by-year from Reception will ensure we can provide an outstanding education for every year group from entry. At Newquay Primary Academy our core aim is to provide a…

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Our new school

Our new school is due to be built by Caledonian on the site of a former education block at Newquay Tretherras. The design is for a two-storey building along with an outdoor physical education pitch, netball and tennis courts. The new school will be a two-form entry with capacity for up to 420 children. Talks…

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