Education

Feniton and Tipton St John Church of England primary schools, both of the Otter Valley Federation have been leading community projects to install life-saving defibrillators in their respective villages.

A team of 17 gymnasts from Littletown Primary Academy took part in the Devon Schools gymnastics competition, earlier this month.

Axe Valley pupils enjoy dance festival

Sunday, February 12, 2017

A dance festival at The Axe Valley Community College attracted some 160 children from seven local primary schools.

Axminster Art Society’s next demonstration will be take place on Wednesday, February 15, at 2.30pm, in The United Reformed Church Hall, on Chard Street, Axminster.

Cuddly toy sent in to space from Seaton

Friday, February 10, 2017

Pupils at Seaton Primary School sent a cuddly toy bear into space last week.

Honiton Primary School parent and former governor Phillipa Clifford-Davis went motor racing – and raised money for the pupils.

Sum achievement at Woodroffe

Sunday, January 22, 2017

A family maths evening added up to a fun night out for pupils and parents at Woodroffe School recently.

Cash-strapped Honiton Community College stands to lose a further £146,000 – the equivalent of four teachers – under the Government’s ‘fairer funding’ shake-up.

Musbury Primary School’s PTFA raised more than £500 from its Christmas Luxury Raffle, with all the prizes donated by local businesses.

Pupils were on hand to make a ceremonial start to a new sports complex at Honiton Community College.

A new ‘construction company’ has set up in Uplyme – building Anglo-Saxon longhouses and roundhouses.

Honiton Community College welcomed back former student Charlie Wright to lead a Junior Sports Academy workshop.

Colyton Caterpillars get the music bug

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A group of year 11 students from Colyton Grammar School visited nursery Colyton Caterpillars to teach the children about various musical instruments.

Rehearsals for Cymbeline are in full swing at Honiton Community College.

Colyton Grammar School year nine music students currently working towards their Arts Award and GCSE took part in a fascinating workshop session.

A children’s charity taught primary school children in Payhembury how to protect themselves from harm at a ‘Speak Out, Stay Safe’ assembly.

Every pupil at Feniton Primary School has shown off their acting prowess to help purchase a new defibrillator for a South West cardiac charity.

Offwell Primary School’s reception and nursery children joined together for a traditional retelling of the Christmas Story.

Honiton students scoop town council awards

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Students from Honiton Community College were recognised for their outstanding efforts at last week’s meeting of Honiton Town Council.

Toddler group goes wild in Axminster

Friday, December 23, 2016

Youngsters at Axminster’s toddler group got to meet some unusual animals when Marie Pulman, from the Axe Valley Wildlife Park, took along some of the residents for them to see.

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