Education

Ameera Pheby and her sister Yasmin

Ameera Pheby, aged 10, won her place ahead of hundreds of other young hopefuls after impressing judges with her article on the importance of libraries.

Students excel in A level exams

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Seaton twins Rory and Marianna Dyer who both achieved four A* A levels at Colyton Grammar School. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Another great set of results from schools and colleges in East Devon and West Dorset

Axminster Booktrack Gold award winners Madeline and Ruby Hammett, aged eight and five, and Akein Nanayakkara, five.

Three local youngsters win Gold Booktrack award

Pupils got to see a police dog in action.

The year six youngsters learned about what the dogs do on a day-to-day basis and, at the end of the presentation, were treated to a display in the playground.

Children in years five and six at St Andrew's primary school in Chardstock have written a letter to County Hall caling for school warning signs to be installed near their school. Ref mha 29-16SH 2364. Picture: Simon Horn.

Children at St Andrew’s Primary School in Chardstock say they do not feel safe walking to school due to a lack of road safety signs near the site.

Students with their awards at Axe Valley Community College's annual art exhibition

Professionals join students and staff to display their work at the annual exhibition

Children from local primary schools collectively took part in a sports day held at the Honiton Community College on Friday. Ref mhh 28-16SH 1425. Picture: Simon Horn.

Youngsters from six different schools in and around Honiton showed off their sporty sides in a competition last week.

Colyton student’s prestigious trip

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Tom Orchard, a Year 12 student at Colyton Grammar School,

Tom Orchard, a year 12 student at Colyton Grammar School, has been selected from over 1,200 applicants to join the prestigious Sutton Trust Programme in the USA.

Iona Knight plays Gavroche.

Les Miserables will be showing at the college this week.

Gallery: Axminster Primary Academy sports day

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Axminster Primary School sports. Ref mha 28-16SH 1535. Picture: Simon Horn.

Sports Day Pictures:

Colyton Grammar School's BASE winners

Students from Colyton Grammar School proved their potential to be the next generation of business leaders when they were crowned champions of a national competition.

One of the creations made at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery.

East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) Countryside ranger, Penny Evans, taught the pupils a range of natural crafts at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) in Honiton.

Crossing the finish line with aplomb.

The staff at the primary school have been working closely with a sports coach, Will Bardot, to develop the children’s core physical skills.

Seaton sports day 2016. Ref mha 25-16AW 0915. Picture: Alex Walton

Just 30 points separate the four teams at the end of the day

Colyton Grammar School's victorious mock trial team with their trophy

Grammar school team is named the national mock trial champions

Patrick Provis meets some of the HCC pupils after his speech.

Two members of Blesma, an organisation for limbless veterans, visited Honiton Community College to inspire youngsters.

Colyton Grammar School Y7 student Lewis Day casting his vote in the library, which acted as Polling Station for their EU referendum

Grammar school poll bucks national result

Super sleuths  Annabelle Moger-Taylor, Grace Stephens, Sasha Slater, Rebecca Naylor

As part of the Salters’ Festivals of Chemistry, the youngsters had to apply skills of observation, deduction, and careful experiment to identify the victim and chief suspect of a fictional murder.

Colin Butler has signed a letter to Nicky Morgan, the Secretary of State for Education, and Nick Gibb the Minister of State for Schools, questioning the Government’s leadership, vision and cuts to educational funding.

Jim Ingham-Hill has been appointed acting principal at Sidmouth College.

Sidmouth College’s newly-appointed acting principal has said he is ‘tremendously excited’ and ‘privileged’ to lead the school forward over the next 12 months.

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