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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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  •  Easter Activities

    Easter Activities

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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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  •  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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  •  Return to school on Monday 8th March 2021

    Return to school on Monday 8th March 2021

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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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  •  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 - 26 March 2021

    Student Subject Celebrations - 26 March 2021

    During this half term, College staff have been nominating students who have shown success in their lessons. As a College, we want to recognise the resilience, excellence and determination that our students have. We hope you enjoy sharing in their successes!

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  •  Student Subject Celebrations - 5 March 2021

    Student Subject Celebrations - 5 March 2021

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  •  Student Subject Celebrations

    Student Subject Celebrations

    During this half term the Colleges’ teachers and Curriculum Leaders have been nominating students that have shown success in their lessons. We as a College wanted to recognise the resilience, excellence and determination that our students have, and we hope you enjoy sharing in their success.

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  •  Lateral Flow Testing at Home Information Presentation

    Lateral Flow Testing at Home Information Presentation

    Update - Monday, 15 March 2021

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  •  Sixth Form Applications now Live!

    Sixth Form Applications now Live!

    We are delighted that you are interested in joining Ivybridge Sixth Form.

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  •  What to do if your child tests positive for COVID-19 or you have a Safeguarding Concern.

    What to do if your child tests positive for COVID-19 or you have a Safeguarding Concern.

    Please see below for information - 

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  • New exciting opportunity at Sherford Vale School

    New exciting opportunity at Sherford Vale School

    Sherford Vale School sits in the heart of a new close-knit community in Plymouth and we are searching for the best person to head the school and transform the lives of local children. 

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  • Secondary Teaching & Learning Spring 2 Newsletter

    Secondary Teaching & Learning Spring 2 Newsletter

    Welcome to the Spring 2 edition of the WeST wide secondary T&L newsletter 

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  • 02/02/21 CEO letter to Primary Parents/Carers

    02/02/21 CEO letter to Primary Parents/Carers

    A further update from the Trust CEO to keep parents/carers informed on the current situation in our primary schools regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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