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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 family of schools formed around two clusters, each including primary schools and secondary schools.  Initially formed as a small Multi Academy Trust (MAT) of two schools in 2011, we were delighted when a further five schools and The Learning Institute (TLI) joined us in 2016.  When a neighbouring group of six schools expresse...

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  •  *GOING LIVE* Cashless Catering from Monday 25 June

    *GOING LIVE* Cashless Catering from Monday 25 June

    From Monday 25 June the College are introducing a Cashless Catering system that will make paying for school meals fast, convenient, efficient and easy.

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  •  A Level Art, Textiles and Photography Exhibition

    A Level Art, Textiles and Photography Exhibition

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  •  Year 12 Students Successfully Complete Drive iQ Training Programme

    Year 12 Students Successfully Complete Drive iQ Training Programme

    Current year 12 students have recently taken part and successfully completed a driver safety programme, called Driver iQ.

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  •  Record Breaking Polar Explorer Inspires Female Students

    Record Breaking Polar Explorer Inspires Female Students

    On Wednesday, 6 June, Ivybridge Community College’s Sports Academy welcomed Ann Daniels, Polar Explorer to speak at the College.  She gave a talk on the adversity she has faced in her life as a successful woman and the difficulties she has overcome.

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  •  Jake Qualifies Again for The Horse of the Year Show

    Jake Qualifies Again for The Horse of the Year Show

    Year 9 student, Jake Myers, has qualified for the Horse of the Year Show for the second year running.  

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  •  Fantastic Fundraising in aid of ‘The Rowing Marine’ Charity

    Fantastic Fundraising in aid of ‘The Rowing Marine’ Charity

    On Monday, 21 May Ivybridge Community College Principal, Rachel Hutchinson, presented Lee Spencer with a cheque for an amazing £2,083.41.

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  •  A big week for local parents

    A big week for local parents

    This week is a big week in the Devon education diary as yesterday, Monday 16, was Offer Day for primary schools in the area. 

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  •  Recruitment

    Recruitment

    We are delighted to have started recruiting for staff to join our team in September.

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  •  Meet our Teachers

    Meet our Teachers

    With the construction of Sherford's primary school well underway, we caught up with two of its new teachers, Miss Ramsey and Miss May, to hear their hopes for Sherford Vale, as they prepare to start teaching the first pupils from September.

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  •  STOWFORD FIELD GUN CREW

    STOWFORD FIELD GUN CREW

    Stowford Field Gun Crew took part in their first competition on Sunday 3rd June. 

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  •  Speed Watch with Year 6

    Speed Watch with Year 6

    On 19th and 20th April the Year 6 classes at Stowford School took part in a Speed Watch initiative with Ivybridge Neighbourhood Police.

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  •  Stowford Choir - Winners!

    Stowford Choir - Winners!

    Stowford Choir won the BBC Radio Devon 'Star for Christmas' competiton!

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  •  RNLI Visit

    RNLI Visit

    Beach Safety for all

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  •  Pirate Week - April 2018

    Pirate Week - April 2018

    Swashbuckling fun

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  •  Caribbean Day - April 2018

    Caribbean Day - April 2018

    New Topic learning

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  •  Cakes Mufti Friday 15th June

    Cakes Mufti Friday 15th June

    Donate cakes or sweets for the Summer Fayre!

    Homemade, shop bought, fancy or funny – as long as they are in-date we will gladly receive them for our cake and sweets stall at the Summer Fayre the following day.

    Thank you all very much for your support we hope to see you all at the Summer Fayre on Saturday, 16th June 12-4pm.
    Don’t forget your scarecrow!

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  •  Online Safety Newsletter June

    Online Safety Newsletter June

    We are pleased to share with you our new 'Online Safety' newsletter that will be distributed every month in partnership with Knowsley City Learning Centres. 

    It will include information to support parents with online safety and the current websites that children are accessing. 

    Please speak to Miss Yorke if you have any requests for information/support in realtion to staying safe online and we may have the possibility to tailor the newsletter to support this. 

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  •  Planting in the orchard.

    Planting in the orchard.

    Garden Gang have been busy planting vegetables in the orchard with Mrs Collins and Dug.

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