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Jonas Hawkins with his Gold Book Track Award

Axminster youngster completes 100 novels to win his Book Track Award

Year six pupils at Feniton Primary School danced on the hard shoulder of the M5 after getting stuck in traffic for five-and-a-half hours.

Pupils at Feniton Primary School had a school trip to remember after holding a mass Zumba session in the fast lane of the M5.

Simon Card OBE presents a cheque to staff at Kings House.

The money was raised from entries to the group’s annual clay pigeon shoot.

Seaton Primary School pupils  try out the climbing poles in their new playground with headteacher Kate McFarlane  (centre) and PTA members Tammy Norcott (left)  and Trudi Hartnell. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Pupils get a new £15,000 play area

Judges praise budding authors

Friday, December 11, 2015
Members of Honiton Young Writers group receive their certificates during a presentation evening at The Deer Park Country House Hotel. Ref mhh 5142-49-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Standard high in young writers’ competition run by Honiton and District Writers Group

Temporary classroom plans approved

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Pupils at Upottery Primary School take part in the school's Race for Life event.

Pupils at Stockland Primary School will have a new hall to eat their lunch in after district chiefs approved plans for a temporary building to be installed.

Awliscombe children add to tree festival

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Children from Awliscombe Primary School took part in a Christmas tree service at the church recently. Ref mhh 5363-49-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The festive season has arrived in Awliscombe with the arrival of the village’s Christmas tree festival.

Crossing patrol man David Swift who faces losing his job to protect chidlren at Axminster. Picture CHRIS CARSON

More than 400 sign petition to keep county-funded ‘lollipop man’ at Mary’s RC Primary

Feniton Moneymakers have it all wrapped up this Festive season as they are offering locals a Christmas present wrapping service. The Moneymakers are children who attend the After School Club and the funds they raise go to their school. Pictured are youngstersI sabelle, Lola and Alfie. Ref mhh 8061-49-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The youngsters, who are part of an after-school club at Feniton Primary School, have rolled out a festive wrapping service.

Winners from Colyton Grammar School (l to r): Daniel Vaughan, Kier Lewis, Henry Michaelson, Charlie King, Jonny Surtees and Todd Olive.

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Colyton Grammar School team will represent the south west at national competition

Offwell pupils proudly display their quilt -  inspired by their regular 'Welly Walks'.

The youngsters helped make the soft furnishing, which was inspired by their regular ‘Welly Walks’ down to Offwell Woods.

Maths pupils enjoy sum success

Friday, December 4, 2015
St Mary's maths challenge pupils with their certificates

Axminster St Mary’s RC Primary School children gain certificates after completing challenge

Children from Upottery Pre-School gave Cllr Paul Diviani a thankyou card after the council paid for repair work to the roof. Ref mhh 4389-47-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Following months of problems as a result of its leaky roof, Upottery Pre-school’s committee secured a local grant of £2,000 from Devon County Council in September, through Cllr Paul Diviani.

Pupils take over council offices

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Awliscombe Primary working with EDDC's recycling and waste team.

The youngsters, aged 10 to 11 years old, visited East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) offices at Knowle in Sidmouth, as part of national Takeover Challenge Day.

Woodroffe students at the sculpture park

The students were able to broaden their contextual awareness and understanding as they were prompted about their own thoughts on the selected exhibits.

School governors replaced

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Andrea Rice

Axminster Primary Academy’s governing body ‘no longer able to undertake their legal duties’ effectively

Musbury school children are pictured with the new tiled artwork installed in their school that they created following a visit to the Tracey Estate near Honiton. Ref mha 5664-45-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Pupils gathered leaves and took bark rubbings to provide inspiration

Eryn Newcombe with her portrait of The Queen and the letter from Buckingham Palace. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Primary Academy youngsters receieve a letter from Her Majesty

Dr Alison Trew receives her award

Dr Alison Trew’s outstanding work is recognised by the Primary Science Teaching Trust

Book challenge has happy ending

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Michael Stone completes the Six Book Challenge at Axminster library. Michael receives his certificate from Mark Peasley, Pippa Brough, and Sarah Jones at the library. Ref mhh 2393-43-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Axminster Read Easy group member receives a certificate after completing six novels

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