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

13 Feb 2018 12:54 Education

At Bridestowe Primary School we are passionate about providing children with the very best education in a safe, happy and welcoming learning environment. Our aim is to develop confident learners with the skills required for secondary school success a more

9 Jan 2018 15:23 Education

‘We are actually learning — but not having to write anything!’ At Lifton Community Primary School we pride ourselves on the outdoor learning opportunities that we provide for our children. They allow the children to work in an environment away from more


At the end of summer term Meavy School invited all primary school age children to run the inaugural Meavy Madness run. Children from reception to year 6, from 11 different schools ran in glorious sunshine through the woods above Meavy School along th more

16 Oct 2017 13:43 Education

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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Arbuthnot Latham announces sponsorship of athlete Ben Andrews. Plymouth College Fencer, Ben Andrews is delighted to have accepted a sponsorship deal with prestigious private bank Arbuthnot Latham. Traditionally known for its sponsorship of... more


Despite increasing pupil numbers, Devon is still meeting 95 per cent of parents' first choices for primary and secondary school places. Parents in the Okehampton area are being reminded that the admissions round for primary schools, including moving more

Community News

As the autumn half term holiday approached, we were delighted to discover that our drive towards raising the profile of growing, cooking and eating healthily had been rewarded. We had been successful in our application for our Silver Food for... more


This year has seen Mount Kelly pupils excel once again in their A Levels, with the vast majority gaining places at the universities of their choice, including Oxford, Durham and Imperial College. Whilst close to a third of all papers were awarded... more


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