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?(more…)
On Wednesday 4th of March six children from Cockwood School Council represented the School with their attendance at the annual Fair Trade Conference held at Westcliff Primary School.
The focus this year was Fair Trade Bananas. The children were lucky enough to meet Simeon Green and Veronica Brown from St Vincent & the Grenadine Islands to the conference.
They spoke passionately about their banana farms and explained how bananas are grown and packed and what a difference Fairtrade premiums mean to them: from schools built and funded in the community to health care centres, plus football fields for the children to play on and wells dug in local villages which means clean drinking water for the local population. (more…)
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. (more…)
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. (more…)