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Community Initiatives


The school strives to strengthen its links with the local community in a number of ways, including;


  • Involving members of the community in visits to the school at school functions such as concerts, Services, Harvest Festivals, Christmas and other productions and Activity Days.


  • The children in Y6 help to distribute food donated by parents in the Harvest Festival to the elderly and disabled within the Town.


  • Using the local community including, local shops, expertise, artists , Fire Brigade, Police, the Veterinary Surgeon, industry including; the Taw Valley Creamery and Gregory's Distribution.


  • Visits by local clergy occur on a regular basis - taking assemblies.


  • The North Tawton branch of the Royal British Legion present a shield to the school, which is awarded on an annual basis for children who have made particularly strenuous efforts to improve their work.


  • Annual sporting and other events are held at North Tawton and other schools in the (Okehampton Local Learning Community) These include Football, Netball and Chess Tournaments, hosted by North Tawton Community Primary School.

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