Our smoothie stall on Wednesday was a huge success raising £25 for Edukid! A BIG thanks to all involved.

Don't forget 30p for the delicious smoothies tomorrow at breaktime raising money for Edukid.

We have made a great start to 2016 here at East-the-Water Primary School. Look out for photographs of what we've been up to!

Welcome to our school

At our excellent school we celebrate your child. We support them to care for others while valuing themselves. Here your child will develop their strengths, know their next steps in learning and achieve their goals. We teach all children to keep safe, be independent, make decisions and help each child to recognise the impact of their choice on others. We never lose sight of the knowledge and skills your child needs if they are to grow up to being a unique, reliable and thriving adult within a wide community.

*In 2011 East-the-Water was recognised as one of top 50 schools nationally for sustained improvement

Outstanding Practice

Our Little Tiddler Room opened its doors earlier in the summer of 2013. In September we were assessed by OFSTED who awarded the Little Tiddlers Room with 'Outstanding Practice' status.



Catherine Higley

Adam Buckeridge
Deputy Head

Deana Smith
Senior Leader SENDCo

Clare Jackson
Senior Leader

Louise May
Senior Leader

Jenny Marsh
Hearing Support Centre Outreach Leader


Little Skippers

Welcome to the Little Skippers foundation stage unit. 

We believe that every child deserves the best possible start in life and support to fulfil their potential. A secure, safe and happy childhood is important in its own right, and provides the foundation for children to make the most of their abilities and talents as they grow up and progress through their education at East-the-Water Primary School.  

At the core of our Foundation Stage Unit is quality education and care for our families. Children from 2 years old to 5 years old are cared for in our on-site two year old provision which is integrated into our main unit for 3-5 year olds.  We believe that early childhood should be secure, safe and happy. We provide a nurturing environment which offers excellent care and education for our families. We also have close partnerships with other services who can offer support to families such as the Children Centre, Health Visitor and Speech Therapy Department.

You could grab up to 15 hours per week! 

Free childcare places start the term after your child's second birthday, so don't miss out, find out if you are eligible today. Visit or call 0345 155 1013 for further information.


The BIG School Walk


On Wednesday 19th October, East-the-Water Community Primary School hosted their first ever BIG School Walk. All 448 children and staff members from the school walked the 0.6 mile route around their local area, cheered on by almost 100 family and friends. It is hoped that the event will highlight the importance of a healthy lifestyle to the children and boost the school’s “Walking Wednesdays” campaign. The school would like to extend a special thank you to the following parent of two Sean Gowans, who organised a donation of over 400 pieces of fruit and bottles water from Tesco East- the-Water, as well as four INStgr8T volunteers. We are so pleased to have such close links with the supermarket, who also support our walking to school campaign. A final thank you goes to all the friends and family, who came out to cheer on the children of our school. You made them feel really special and they are all very proud of their achievement.



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Mines Road
North Devon
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