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Welcome to our new Little Dippers

By | September 21st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Welcome to our new Little Dippers

Link Academy Trust Writers Day

On 22nd February, the first Link Academy Writers' Day was held at Landscove Schoolhouse.  Children from the Totnes and Newton & Teign hubs came together with the sole aim of immersing themselves in writing for the day. After a chance to get to know each other with a fun ice-breaker, we all went off for [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Link Academy Trust Writers Day

Surf Club

Surf Club at Bantham is running again this term, it started last week in glorious weather!

By | June 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Surf Club


The Totnes Learning Community Athletics Competition was held recently for Year 3 & 4 students.

By | June 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Athletics

The Builders are moving in!

The builders have moved into Diptford Primary School with construction started in the playground area to build a brand new purpose build Pre-School. Following a fantastic fundraising drive by the Friends of Diptford School and a generous donation by a local charity the building will provide much needed teaching and learning space for the school. [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Builders are moving in!

Farewell Charlie

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Charlie as our school cook. She is a fantastic cook and has done an absolutely brilliant job of feeding the children and staff delicious meals throughout the year. Her cheerful and positive attitude will be greatly missed at lunchtimes. At least we we still get to see her [...]

By | May 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Farewell Charlie

Year 3&4 Forest & Beach Residential

Year 3 and 4 had a 'FAB' time at Forest and Beach last week. Activities included; archery, pond dipping, habitat studies, fire lighting, den building, leaf bashing and flag making, beach exploration, and a bat walk.

By | May 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Year 3&4 Forest & Beach Residential

Welcome to the new Reception children

With thanks to South Hams Newspaper for the photo

By | September 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Welcome to the new Reception children

Paignton Zoo Trip

As part of science week, we took the whole school for a day out at Paignton Zoo. The sun was shinning and we were lucky that all the animals were eager to come and look at us too. Each class took part in a workshop ran by the Education team at the Zoo. Class one [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Paignton Zoo Trip

Adventure Day

Some of Diptford's pupils took part in an Adventure Race Day on Dartmoor provided by Young Spirit and what a brilliant day it was. It was well run, safe and challenged each child. As well as developing their team skills, the 8 children came away buzzing. They had a fantastic meal and it gave them a truly [...]

By | March 17th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Adventure Day