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Westcountry Schools Trust

Welcome toWestcountry Schools Trust

Stronger together . . . every child in a great school Welcome to Westcountry Schools Trust (WeST); a tight knit family of schools based around natural geographical proximity in the South West. Initially formed as a small multi academy trust of only two schools in 2011, the Trust has experienced several iterations of growth and change. In essence, WeST as we recognise it today, was launched in September 2017 with the ambit...

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  •  Captain Tom 100 Challenge

    Captain Tom 100 Challenge

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  •  Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

    Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

    Friday 26th March 2021

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  •  Whole-School Garden Display Project

    Whole-School Garden Display Project

    February 2021

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  •  Parent Carer Update - 18/06/2021

    Parent Carer Update - 18/06/2021

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  •  Hele's School selected by National Theatre

    Hele's School selected by National Theatre

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  •  Update from Rob Haring - WeST CEO

    Update from Rob Haring - WeST CEO

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  •  Home Learning Ideas and Covid-19 update

    Home Learning Ideas and Covid-19 update

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  •  Covid-19 Update 04.01.21

    Covid-19 Update 04.01.21

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  •  Anti Bullying Week in Mothecombe Class

    Anti Bullying Week in Mothecombe Class

    This week is Anti Bullying Week. Read on to find out how Mothecombe Class increased our awareness of bullying.

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  •  Foundation 2021 - Virtual Tour!

    Foundation 2021 - Virtual Tour!

    UPDATE FOR JANUARY 2021:  We plan to offer some tours in January for parents/carers only at the end of the school day.  These  will take place between 4-4.30pm or 4.30-5pm on Mondays or Thursdays.  Please ring the school office for more information: 01752 894163. 

    In the meantime, please enjoy our virtual tour!

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  •  Selection Boxes for Ivybridge Foodbank

    Selection Boxes for Ivybridge Foodbank

    Ivybridge Foodbank were delighted to receive almost 200 selection boxes donated by generous parents and carers of Stowford School. 

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  •  Covid-19 Attendance Guidance Chart

    Covid-19 Attendance Guidance Chart

    For guidance on whether or not your child should attend school in the case of illness, please refer to the flow chart below.

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  •  Sycamore class prepare for Shabbat!

    Sycamore class prepare for Shabbat!

    To finish our week learning about Judaism, Sycamore class had a very special RE lesson on Friday where we role played our own Shabbat ceremony to celebrate the start of the Jewish Sabbath. We lit Shabbat candles, ate bread to represent the Challah bread and drank grape juice to represent the wine while we listened to a Hebrew prayer and watched a video showing how many Jewish families prepare for their special day. 

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  •  Online Safety Newsletter - March

    Online Safety Newsletter - March

    Call of Duty and Fortnite, just harmless shoot-'em-up games right? Read this month's Online Newsletter and make sure you have all the facts. Also this month, make sure you're in the know about what your child can access if they're on Instagram. The app has come a long way from just pictures of dinner plates and gym workouts!

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  •  Online Safety Newsletter - February

    Online Safety Newsletter - February

    This month's edition looks at WhatsApp and tips on effective Home Learning.

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  •  SAFEGUARDING NUMBERS

    SAFEGUARDING NUMBERS

    SAFEGUARDING OVER THE HOLIDAYS

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  •  Primary School Swimming Gala - 2 March 2020

    Primary School Swimming Gala - 2 March 2020

    Boys retain the trophy....

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  •  School Reopening for Spring Term 2021

    School Reopening for Spring Term 2021

    SCHOOL WILL BE OPEN ON TUESDAY 5 JANUARY 2021

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  •  Student Subject Celebrations - May 2021

    Student Subject Celebrations - May 2021

    The students below have been recognised by their teachers as 'Students of the Fortnight'. They have shown real determination and this is our way of publicly praising their efforts and dedication to learning.

    Well done to all students mentioned and for representing the College in such a positive way!

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  •  Student Subject Celebrations - 28 April 2021

    Student Subject Celebrations - 28 April 2021

    The College would like to celebrate the following outstanding students who have been recommended by their teachers. Congratulations and keep up the good work!

    We are proud of all our students, please keep checking our Facebook page and website for further updates on student celebrations.

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  •  Wanted!

    Wanted!

    Cornwall Council and The Writers Block needs you…

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  •  Year 5 College Tours cancelled due to extended restrictions.

    Year 5 College Tours cancelled due to extended restrictions.

    Thank you for your interest in receiving a tour of Ivybridge Community College.  In line with current advice and guidance, we are unable to hold our Open Evening in the usual Ivybridge Community College manner.

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  •  Information including the latest Principal's Briefing and Covid-19 updates

    Information including the latest Principal's Briefing and Covid-19 updates

    Update - Monday, 15 March 2021

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  •  Sixth Form Students Quiz Politicians

    Sixth Form Students Quiz Politicians

    On Wednesday, 9 June, the Sixth Form Team at Ivybridge Community College were delighted to welcome Luke Pollard, Labour MP, who had kindly agreed to participate in a Q & A session with the students via Microsoft Teams.

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  • Letter to all parents

    Letter to all parents

    Please find below a letter to all parents regarding the delay in restrictions loosening. 

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  • New role at WeST HQ

    New role at WeST HQ

    A new role has come up at WeST HQ for an Apprentice Accounts Assistant

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  • TES Awards 2021 Shortlisting!

    TES Awards 2021 Shortlisting!

    Exciting nominations from two school's in the WeST Trust!

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