Thursday, February 19, 2015

Year 4 youngsters lead the singing and signing for Friends Forever

Colyton Caterpillars are celebrating their outstanding Ofsted result. Ref mha 7400-07-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Ofsted has described staff at Colyton Caterpillars Childcare as ‘role models’ as part of their outstanding report.

Boy writes

Colyton Grammar School has again been ranked one of the country’s top schools in the latest performance figures.

Sebastian Gray (front) with fellow pupils at Folly Mill Nursery

A three-year-old’s creativity and an artistic eye have helped The Folly Nursery at Dalwood win first place in a nationwide art competition

Teenager puts Seaton on the map

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Victoria (left) pictured outside the Royal Albert Hall with the other entrants in her age category, alongside writer, broadcaster and geographer Nicholas Crane, who presented the awards.

Victoria Synek-Herd is named the country’s young geographer of the year

Christne Hollidge

Employment tribunal rules in favour of Christine Hollidge who lost her job at All Saints School, near Axminster

Sports star inspires Honiton students

Thursday, October 23, 2014
GB Bobsleder, Serita Shone, was invited to give a talk to students at Honiton Community College. Sixth form sports academy students were given a special one-to-one taining. Ref mhh 7083-42-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Bobsledder Serita Shone meets students at Honiton Community College.

1st Honiton Brownies visit the Tesco store in the town.

Members of 1st Honiton Brownies were given plenty of food for thought when they visited supermarket chain Tesco.

Princess and her new litter of piglets at Honiton Community College.

Meet the new litter of piglets at Honiton Community College.

Seaton Primary School Year 6 pupils wearing  their new hoodies

PTA donates new tops to mark the youngsters’ final year at primary school

Axminster Mayor Jeremy Walden cuts the ribbon at the  The Axe Valley Community College's new learning resource centre watched by Headteacher Martin Smith

Axminster Mayor urges students to develop a life-long passion for reading

Teachers Amanda Parsons, Ruth Clarke and Ruth Ingrouille.

Teachers from Feniton have been exchanging their classroom knowledge with schools in the Solomon Islands.

Taking a byte out of computers

Friday, September 19, 2014
Honiton Community College students lend a helping hand to Age UK by giving IT sessions. Ref mhh 4130-39-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Age UK Devon has teamed up with students at Honiton Community College to deliver computer sessions for older people.

Children at Honiton Library pictured with their certificates for completing the Mythical Maze reading challenge over the summer holidays.

Children who took part in Honiton Library’s summer reading challenge were recognised for their efforts.

These Axe Valley Community College students, all 16 and from Axminster, each achieved eight GCSE passes. They are (l to r) Ellia Price, Emma Sharp and Heidi Miller. Photo by Chris Carson

It’s a big day for youngsters across the Axe Valley and in West Dorset

Honiton Community College students jump for joy on A Level results day.

It has been another record breaking year for Honiton Community College with students obtaining the ‘best ever’ A level results in its history for a second year in a row.

Students’ A level joy

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Seaton twins Fiona and Adele Gage, 18,  achieved identical results - AACs - and will both go to study geography at Exeter University.  Pictured centre is Lydia Burrough, 18, of Seaton, who gained AAB and a distinction star and will return to the college next year. Photo by Chris Carson

Axe Valley and West Dorset schools announce some outstanding exam results

Millwater staff and children put some of the treasures into their time capsule. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mhh 3417--30-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on myphotos24

Pupils and staff at Mill Water School in Honiton have been busy collecting treasured memories to put in a time capsule.

Offwell Primary School have been busy making welly planters to brighten up the place. Charlie and Nicole pose with their plants. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 8135-28-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on Photo Orders

Green-fingered pupils at Offwell C of E Primary School have been brightening up the village with their beautiful wellington boot planters.

Aidan Wills aged four with his tiger that he won at Littletown primary schools fete. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mhh 3141-30-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on myphotos24

Littletown Primary Academy’s summer fete proved to be a great success - raising £2,500.

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