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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Harvest Festival 2018

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The whole school enjoyed a lovely Harvest Festival celebration at St. Mary’s Church, Cofton.

The theme this year was Appreciation which is our school value this half term.

Each class made a super contribution with Class 1 delivering some first class readings! It was wonderful to see so many parents and carers there.

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Halloween Science

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Class 2 explored the way different liquids behave whilst making Halloween potions.

Lots of fun, and amazing science learning too….they really impressed us with their ‘science talk’ and collaborative learning!

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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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Class 2 Forest School

November 19, 2018

Class 2 Forest School

November 26, 2018

Non-uniform in exchange for charity bingo prizes

November 30, 2018

Class 2 Forest School

December 3, 2018

Class 2 Forest School

December 10, 2018

Christmas Jumper Day

December 14, 2018

Whole School Christmas Performance

December 17, 2018

School Christmas Dinner

December 20, 2018

Last Day of Term

December 21, 2018

Carol Service (Yr 6 parents only)

December 21, 2018

Please see the calendar page for more information