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 [...]
Surf Club at Bantham is running again this term, it started last week in glorious weather!
The Totnes Learning Community Athletics Competition was held recently for Year 3 & 4 students.
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. [...]
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 [...]
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.
With thanks to South Hams Newspaper for the photo
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 [...]
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 [...]