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Archive for June, 2016

East Devon tennis Trophy

Posted by on June 30th 2016 in Sports

Ben Leathes with the East Devon Under 15 tennis trophy which he won on Tuesday. He played over 50 games in the tournament, eventually beating a student from Colyton 6-5 in a tense and exciting match. Congratulations Ben, we are very proud of you!

exciting match nail-biter

 

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Year 6 Enterprise Day

Posted by on June 30th 2016 in Featured News

   

 

The Finalists                                                                              The Winners

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Carnegie Book Awards

Posted by on June 30th 2016 in English, Library & Book Club

Carnegie Book Awards

On Friday 17th June 8 students from Mrs. Pring's year 9 English class visited Clyst Vale Community College to attend this year's Carnegie Book nominations.

 

The students performed a dramatisation of one of the nominated novels "There will be Lies" to other participating schools. They also heard a talk from a children's author, Tamsin Cook, and had a chance to meet her and buy a signed copy of her book.

 

 

In the students' own words:

The Carnegie Award is a prestigious prize awarded annually to a YF author. The winner is chosen by a panel of Librarians.

We prepared for this event by each reading...

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Students win Young Writer of the Year Awards

Posted by on June 27th 2016 in Featured News, General

Students win Young Writer of the Year Awards

We are thrilled to announce that for the second year running two Cullompton Community College students have been awarded a Pride of Mid Devon Award in the Young Writers' category!

 

Tia and Alan with a very proud Mrs Pring.

 

Alan Baggs won the award in the higher age group category and you can read his winning entry below:

 

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Alan said his win left him feeling 'ecstatic and joyful'.

Tea McLeod was a proud runner- up in the younger age group category.

   

                                               click  on Tia's entry to read

 

 

The awards were presented at an event at Padbrook Park in Cullompton during an evening of...

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Swimming Gala

Posted by on June 21st 2016 in Featured News

Swimming Gala

Success for our swimmers at the East Devon Swimming Championships!

 

 

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Medieval Castles

Posted by on June 15th 2016 in History, Year 7

Medieval Castles

Year 7 students have been studying Medieval England this term. One aspect of this has been the importance of castles and how and why they changed over time. This has helped them to learn about changes related to power and warfare in England. The students had a choice of homework project, for example, researching an actual castle, designing a castle or making a model. This has been a popular homework project for many years. This year's students have produced excellent pieces of work and have shown a lot of enthusiasm and effort. Well done Year 7!

Mr. C. Jones

Head of Humanities

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'Enterprise in a Box' at Petroc College

Posted by on June 15th 2016 in Year 10

'Enterprise in a Box' at Petroc College

On Wednesday 8th June, Year 10s visited Petroc College for an 'Enterprise in a Box' session.

We were met by the friendly staff from the Business Studies Department who took us to our room and introduced us to James from MyBnk, the presenter of Enterprise in a Box. 

Students split into teams of six and enjoyed an entertaining and stimulating presentation from James. He talked them through the differences between a business, a charity and a social enterprise. His message stressed that it is not important to know, at this stage, what you want to do or be in the future, but it is essential to pick up key skills...

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