Welcome to our 2020 Virtual Open Day
On this page you will find two video tours – a typical day in the life of Stockland School, as well as a Virtual Tour of Year 6. There is also a powerpoint presentation (also available as a PDF) with useful information about the school, and below are some frequently asked questions, answered for you.
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Frequently asked questions
Please refer to the other pages on this website, along with our prospectus, for more information.
All of our teachers are dedicated, highly trained and skilled primary specialists. One teacher has previously been recognised in the Teacher of the Year awards, another is working towards the national award for senior leadership and the other teachers have been recognised as creative and innovative practitioners
Pupils are confident and are offered many responsibilities and extra-curricular opportunities, especially in sport, music and creative arts.
Whilst priority is given to those resident in the catchment area, we have a large number of children from surrounding towns and villages. In the first instance, please refer to our current Admissions Policy on our website.
There are four classes in school. Class 1 comprises Reception and Year 1 children and currently has 24 pupils. Class 2 has Year 2 and Year 3 children whilst Class 3 includes Year 4 and Year 5. Both these classes have 28 pupils. Class 4 is Year 6 children only and has 16 children currently.
In reception (the Early Years Foundation Stage) there will be a ratio of at least 2 adults to 15 pupils.
All of the classes are supported by well-trained teaching assistants.
Children are allowed into school from 8.40am each morning and the school day officially starts at 8.50am.
The school day finishes at 3.30pm, however there are a number of extra-curricular activities which continue to 4.40pm
We have a Breakfast Club which is available from 8am each morning.
There is currently no after school childcare provision, however extra-curricular activities are available until 4.40pm on several days.
Each child should bring a mid-morning snack of fruit or vegetable. We also like children to have a named bottle of water with them.
Children are provided with a hot free school meal or you can send in a packed cold lunch for lunchtime if you prefer.
Additionally, each child will be offered a piece of fruit at some point during the day.
Please speak to your child’s teacher in the first instance.
We have two formal parent’s evenings and an end of year report.
In reception, there are many opportunities to speak to the class teacher both informally and on a more formal basis: we hold several class visits a year which give you the chance to see what is going on in your child’s class.
Your child will be assessed on entry; this is called the Early Years Foundation Stage Baseline. Your child will be unaware that this is happening as it is administered by the teacher in a non-threatening way. The outcome will be discussed with you and will help the teacher provide an appropriate curriculum for your child.
Yes and these take place for an hour after school. These have included football, hockey, cricket, cross country, dance, fencing, Spanish, craft, lego and music.
Officially, we feed into Honiton Community College, however due to the wide area from which our children travel to school, children can move on to several different schools including Woodroffe School at Lyme Regis, Axe Valley School in Axminster or Holyrood Academy in Chard.
Children who successfully pass the 11+ move on to Colyton Grammar School.