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Science Week at Chestnut

During the last week of the Spring 1 term, pupils at Mayfield and Chestnut enjoyed Science Week. The theme for this year was ‘States of Matter’ and the pupils were able to get hands on with their own fun and interesting experiments. Willow class had a great time growing crystals and mixing liquids. At the […]

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Willow Class

Willow class had a great half term just gone. They have been cutting wood and roasting marshmallows in their Forest School lessons. They have been challenging themselves to build structures with things like spaghetti, trying to make their creations the tallest and strongest. The Halloween disco was a firm favourite with the pupils, enjoying the […]

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Harvest Festival

This year Chestnut pupils worked really hard collecting food which was then donated to Paignton Community Larder. Paignton Community Larder have sent out over 1335 food parcels this year, equivalent to 31, 071 meals. They were really grateful for the support from Chestnut and the pupils should feel very proud of themselves for supporting the […]

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Chestnut Bids Farewell

Theresa Cornelius, the Chestnut Centre School Administrator in her own words is “hanging up her stapler”. Theresa has been employed at the Centre since it first opened on 4th September 2012. Having spent most of her working day resetting the fire alarms at the outset, she has many stories to tell over the years. Theresa […]

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