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SCHOOL OPEN 30 OCTOBER 2019


The engineers have been in school all day endeavouring to repair the heating and hot water systems.  They have managed to get heating in Key Stage 1 and Year 5J, 4C and 2W and we now have hot water. We have hired heaters for the remaining 6 classrooms so the school will be open tomorrow [...]
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URGENT SCHOOL CLOSED 29th October


We apologise but unfortunately we have had to close the school tomorrow due to the failure of the heating and hot water systems.  Despite every effort, the engineers have been unable to resolve the problems and we will obviously keep you informed of the situation as soon as we have some more information.

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School Disco – Friday 11th October


The fabulous disco’s are getting nearer! Friday 11th Oct in the school hall KS1 and Reception class children (Years 1 and 2) 4.30pm - 5.30pm KS2 (Years 3,4,5 and 6) 5.45pm - 6.45pm Tickets will be available soon (see the Willand Word for updates). Parents that need to stay are welcome to do so, but [...]
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Aldi Competition – £20,000 to be won for school


Aldi’s Kit for Schools promotion is giving 20 primary schools the chance to win £20,000 to kick-start a health legacy for their school. What’s more, every school who enters by completing their Aldi’s Kit for Schools poster will also receive an exclusive school sports kit! Collect a sticker with every £30 spent in store and [...]
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Welcome to our new parents! *now in village hall*


Willand School PTFA would like to invite the parents, carers and siblings of Reception class children to a Welcome Cake and Coffee event to be held at school, in the Reception playground on Tuesday October 1st, 2.45pm to 3.30pm. The PTFA would be delighted to tell/show you what they’ve been up to and how much […]

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Y6 Mid Devon Life Skills event


Our Y6 pupils attended the Life Skills event on Monday. The following is taken from the Facebook page of Cullompton Police:- This week some of us have been lucky enough to be involved in the Mid Devon Life Skills event. With the help of volunteers from a number of agencies over the course of 5 [...]
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Fab sports day!


I hope you will agree that it has been worth the wait for sports day. What fab weather and a great atmosphere. Even the little dog over the fence has been watching the children! The PTFA are working very hard to keep spectators topped up with ice lollies, so thank you to them.
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Sports Day is here!


The sun is out ready for sports day today. Third time lucky! Please remember to put suntan lotion on your children this morning and send them with a water bottle and hat. Parents and friends please bring a deck chair if you can, there is usually a bit of seating, but we don’t have enough [...]
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5th July – PTFA Summer Fayre


PTFA Summer Fayre – Friday 5th July Token pre-order forms (with pricing information) will be sent home in book bags early next week. Raffle tickets will also be sent home next week. Donations of small game stall prizes to be left at the school office please. Volunteers still needed! If you are able to help [...]
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Sports Day – new date


Sports Day will now be on Monday 1st July at 1pm. The 800m for the Y5 & Y6 children will still be at 11am and parents are welcome to watch. Obviously, we have requested sunshine (not rain!) so it should be a great afternoon and we look forward to seeing you there.
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