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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.

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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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The ALWAYS Club

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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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Lights Camel Action!

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Christmas Performance 2018 – Lights Camel Action!

The entire school performed an amazing show at the Langstone Cliff Hotel this week to hundreds of parents and friends.

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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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Marine Conservation Workshop

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The children were really enthusiastic to find out all about marine litter today in a workshop from ‘ Blue Marine Foundation’.

As promoted by Sir David Attenborough on BBC Blue Planet, the children found out about the problem marine litter is causing in our waters and on a global scale. They discovered the types of litter found on our local beaches and how it effects the marine environment. The children were surprised to find out how some of it got into the sea and they thought about what they could do to help this global crisis. Watch this space!
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Class 1 Music Morning 

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Today the children in Class 1 explored different instruments to make their own Winter composition.

The children delved into the history of music and learnt about different musical periods and styles, including Baroque and Renaissance. This allowed for reflection and thought about the way music has changed over the years, and how history has shaped music over time.
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