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.


Latest News

Academy Consultation Process – January 2018

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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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Class 1’s Digestive Systems

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Class 1 experienced virtual reality in Science this week. Children wore ‘virtual t-shirts’ to explore their insides!

The children were fascinated looking for their gallbladder and pancreas hidden underneath their liver and stomach. They were also able to look inside their small intestine and see the journey that our food travels.

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Virtual Reality Comes to Cockwood School!

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Year 3,4,5 and 6 pupils were lucky enough to experience a virtual reality workshop last week. The workshop included Class 1 visiting mountains and volcanoes around the world and Class 2 children exploring a range of famous landmarks in London and across the UK. This innovative approach to learning took the children on a whistle-stop tour of places around the globe and allowed them to experience total surround viewing of key sites.

Class 1 used the experience to inspire some fabulous short story writing about a volcano erupting.

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Year 6 Leaver’s Assembly

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Year 6 delighted staff, pupils and parents with their very special version of ‘Carpool Karaoke’.

They had some special guests in attendance including members of the Royal family and the Prime Minister!

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Trip to Wimbledon

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A group of pupils enjoyed a super day out at Wimbledon. They travelled by train and saw some amazing tennis on Court 1, to include the Venus Williams match.

A brilliant day was had by all and the children were incredibly well behaved.

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Class 3 Assembly 

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This week Class 3 performed their annual assembly to showcase their learning from the year. 

We decided to base the assembly around the children’s favourite film at the moment- ‘The Greatest Showman’, by creating ‘The Greatest Class 3 Show!’ The children had a super time learning the songs and dances, and we all enjoyed watching them perform with enthusiasm and energy!

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Mini Beast Hunt 

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The children had a fantastic time exploring on the field, becoming insect detectives on the hunt for creatures!

Equipped with a check list, we all looked very carefully to find as many insects and minibeasts as possible. We found ladybirds, dragonflies and many more. A fun and sunny afternoon for our little explorers!

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Parent Consultations - afternoon and early evening

October 16, 2018

School Photographs

October 18, 2018

Non-pupil day

October 19, 2018

Half Term

October 22, 2018

Class 1 Forest School

October 29, 2018

Theatre Alibi Performance

October 30, 2018

Class 1 Assembly

November 1, 2018

Class 1 Forest School

November 5, 2018

Class 2 Forest School

November 12, 2018

Class 2 Forest School

November 19, 2018

Please see the calendar page for more information