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

Always Club Winners – Summer 2019

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Well done to the children who were awarded the Always Club treat for the Summer Term.

Children who join this club are selected by their teachers for always being polite, kind and helpful.

We enjoyed a morning at Cofton Country Holiday Park, playing on the timber trail and equipment, before enjoying a cake and a drink at the cafe.

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Sports Day 2019

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We had a wonderful afternoon enjoying our Sports Day on the village green.

The children were amazing, as they competed against each other in a huge variety of races and events. Thank you to all of the families who joined us to make the afternoon so enjoyable.

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Class 3 Assembly 

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Class 3 performed their annual assembly this week, called ‘Under The Sea’. 

Children dressed up as sea animals and story characters for the show, and impressed the crowd with their confident speaking and super dance moves! It was wonderful to see the children perform in front of their peers and parents, and we are very proud of all they have achieved.

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The Mix Festival 2019

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This week children from Key Stage 2 had the opportunity to attend the exciting ‘Mix Festival’ held at Dartington Hall in Totnes. Children from primary schools across Devon attended this day of workshops and performances from steel pans to the Royal Marines Band!

Throughout the day, the children experienced new instruments and learnt about their origins, as well as learning how to use new technology to compose musical pieces online. The children attended workshops where they learnt how to play violins, taiko drums, Brazilian samba drums, steel pans, as well attending a ‘have a go’ session where they were able to play any instrument they wanted! A particular highlight of the day was also having their faces painted with ‘The Mix’ festival logo.

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Start of Autumn Term

September 4, 2019

Please see the calendar page for more information