Welcome to Cockwood Primary School

Cockwood is a family, where we encourage both staff and pupils to be ambitious learners, and empower them to unlock their full potential. Happiness is core to our beliefs, where a dynamic curriculum and a caring ethos provide a wonderful springboard for the future.


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Through teamwork and perseverance, we encourage each other to be the best that we can be. Our ambition is to provide creative opportunities to develop skills in leadership and entrepreneurship, for pupils to reflect on how far they have come and how to be risk takers. They will aspire to be confident communicators, respectful of each other and considerate members of our school family and beyond.

As a school we embrace opportunities to ensure our community will continue to grow and thrive so that we can empower children to have the wings to fly and become tomorrow’s successful citizens.

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Latest News

Academy Consultation Process

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Dear All

As you may already be aware, the governing body of Cockwood Primary School applied to become an academy under the Academies Act 2010 and has now been issued with academy orders by the Secretary of State (agreeing to it becoming part of an academy) and is proposing to join the Teignmouth Learning Trust. Further information about what becoming an academy means, and how to comment on the proposals, is set out below.

Will Cockwood Primary School definitely become an Academy?

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Always Club

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The first children selected to be in the Always Club enjoyed their special reward this week.

If children are always working hard, polite, kind and try their best then they are selected to become part of the Always Club.

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La Fête des Rois!

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Class 2 learned about the New Year celebration of the 3 Kings in France.
This takes place each year on the first Sunday after New Year. It is called La Fête des Rois or Épiphanie.

This celebration centres round a king or queen chosen for the day and a cake La Galette de rois (the cake of Kings). We tasted some French cakes and a king was chosen from a lucky number on a plate.

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This year at Cockwood School we have decided to recognise and reward the children who ALWAYS do their best, who are ALWAYS polite, who ALWAYS smile, who ALWAYS do the right thing and make the right choices.

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Amazing Readers!

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Awards were given at the end of the Autumn term to the child in each class who has read the most amount of words.

It was very close between a number of children but we had three clear winners.

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Autumn Effort Awards

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Staff and pupils were delighted to share a special assembly at the end of Autumn term to award those children who have put in exceptional effort.

The awards were for either Reading, Writing or Maths and three children were chosen from each class.

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Passover in Class 1

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Class 1 explored some aspects of the Jewish festival of Passover and the Seder Meal.

There was lots of tasting alongside learning about the special symbolism of the different foods that Jewish people eat at this meal.
It helped us to understand the importance of the story of Moses and the Exodus from Egypt to Jewish people.

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Half Term

February 18, 2019

Class 3 Forest School

February 25, 2019

Mad March Hair Day

March 15, 2019

Last Day of Spring Term

April 5, 2019

First Day of Summer Term

April 23, 2019

Non Uniform Day and Cake Sale

May 24, 2019

Half Term

May 27, 2019

Cake Sale

June 28, 2019

Last day of Summer Term

July 23, 2019

Please see the calendar page for more information