Education

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.

The children took part in a ‘reverse advent’, contributing food to the King’s Centre Food Bank instead of receiving a gift.

Anti-Brexit youngsters say Europe is a great community, giving opportunities to live or work somewhere else.

Things are changing at LymeNet as the community education group looks to adapt to new demands.

Teenagers collect ‘highly commneded’ awards at the Royal Geographical Society’s annual presentations

Staff and pupils at Shute Community Primary School in Axminster are celebrating after landing a £12,000 grant from a Tesco initiative.

Colyton students have lots to talk about

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Two Colyton Grammar School teams successfully competed in the first round of the English-Speaking Union’s public speaking competition at Blundell’s School, Tiverton.

Four teenagers have just completed six months learning what it takes to be a volunteer member of the RNLI crew in Lyme Regis.

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