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Heath Weymouth Podiatrist Why did you become a podiatrist? As a previous geologist working all around the world, I needed a career that was going to keep me at home with my family. I initially thought about physiotherapy but decided to specialise.. more

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New school to welcome first pupils in September! St James Church of England Primary and Nursery School in Okehampton is preparing to welcome its first reception pupils. Opening in September 2018, the school will be based in the grounds... more

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Following the success of Mount Kelly pupils at A Level, the School’s GCSE candidates have risen to the challenge of the reformed examinations, and secured outstanding results across the board. 10% of all grades awarded were a 9, equivalent to the v more

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Around 70 students from Tavistock College exhibited their fantastic technology projects in the college's annual Product of the Year competition. The extensive exhibition was extremely well attended and allowed visitors a chance to speak to all the st more

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Amazingly a year has passed since the Buckland Beehive opened its doors to preschool-age children, and what a busy year it has been. The children have had great fun making life-size portraits of themselves, performing their first nativity to a packed more

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Learn Devon provides adult courses to help develop skills, pursue passions and improve wellbeing. We offer courses in English, maths, arts and crafts, languages, employability, English for speakers of other languages and courses for adults with learn more

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At St Andrew’s we strive to the find the right balance between remaining a traditional village school while holding a forward-thinking outlook on education; the kind of school where one week the children practise maypole dancing for the village fair, more

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Lewis McCulloch Ryan has been announced as the winner of a design challenge set by Plymouth Gin to create an iconic new drinking vessel, scooping a £1,000 prize fund and the opportunity to have his design put into production. The competition, a colla more

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The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) has partnered with two local Plymouth schools for students with complex needs to offer tailored visits to assist with their learning and development. Students from Mount Tamar Special School (aged 5-16) and ... more

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Free and Open to the public Thursday 26 Apr 2018 at 7:00pm Mount Kelly, Parkwood Road, Tavistock, PL19 0HZ Best-selling author Joanna Trollope will read from her updated version of Sense and Sensibility, and will talk about the challenges of bringin more

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We are really thrilled that Clearbrook Wild Child has been chosen as one of three charities of the year at the Co-op store in Yelverton. We’ll get 1% of any own brand purchase made in the store if you select us as your supported charity, plus a share more

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Last term was very exciting and productive for the children at Horrabridge Primary and Nursery School - here are some of the highlights… As in previous years, the children in upper key stage 2 had an active start to the term. Year 5 class spent a w more

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For many years, and throughout Labour’s tenure of office, Devon has had to put up with one of the worst government school grants in the country. By 2010, the annual funding disparity per pupil had steadily grown to nearly £380 less than the national more

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West Devon Borough Council’s annual Junior Life Skills event has seen its highest ever turnout. The learning event, held every year for Year Six pupils, challenges children in ‘real-life’ scenarios that teach essential safety lessons. 549 children f more

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RHS Garden Rosemoor, in Great Torrington, is once again looking for 10 keen gardeners to take part in their informative and practical allotment course in 2018. Starting in February, the successful candidates will receive expert RHS tuition, have... more

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The preschool children at the Tavistock nursery have written their own poems and they have been published into a beautiful book! The Devon Poets initiative helps promote the enjoyment of reading and writing and it has certainly sparked some fantastic more

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Mount Kelly celebrated the end of the academic year in style with the annual Summer Ball. Upper Sixth pupils, parents, alumni (Old Mount Kelleians) and staff thoroughly enjoyed the celebratory evening. This year the theme was 'Silks and Saris' which more

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Tavistock College student Rebecca Banks, year 12, has completed a rigorous selection process to be part of the Sutton Trust’s programme to support UK students apply for and read for degrees in the US. more

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There are so many things we can do in our gardens beyond keeping the grass neatly trimmed and creating beautiful borders; in fact, according to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and Devon Wildlife Trust, it is much better to let your garden go sl more

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The arts, in their widest sense, are a very important part of our curriculum at Lydford Primary School. We have held Arts Mark Gold from the Arts Council since 2010, which is awarded only to those schools who show a commitment to providing extensive more

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