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  • Monkleigh  Primary  School

    Monkleigh Primary School

    A small rural Primary School in the heart of N Devon, Monkleigh is a happy, fulfilling experience where we all 'smile, share and succeed.'

  • Breakfast and Tea Club

    Breakfast and Tea Club

    Wrap around care from 8am until 5.30, run by school staff, where children of all ages, have fun doing a range of indoor and outdoor activities and eating breakfast and tea together. 

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  • Beautiful Surroundings

    Beautiful Surroundings

    Breath taking views of the surrounding countryside and marvellous outdoor facilities, with a large playground, field and many outdoor activities.

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  • One  BIG HAPPY  Family

    One BIG HAPPY Family

    At Monkleigh we know and care for our children as individuals. Their well-being and personal development and happiness is as important as academic achievement. A happy child, who feels safe and cared for is in the best place to learn, this is evident not only in our results but in the smiling faces around school.

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  • Exploring LEARNING  Through Play

    Exploring LEARNING Through Play

    Our Pre School and reception children have lots of exciting outside spaces to use.

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  • Our SENSORY  Room

    Our SENSORY Room

    A unique space, used by lots of children at different times for a bit of time out of the classroom.

  • Exciting LEARNING  Environments

    Exciting LEARNING Environments

    Year 1 and 2 have use of this amazing Yurt.

The best Education we can possibly provide to your children

Welcome to Monkleigh School

Monkleigh schoolMonkleigh Primary School is a thriving rural village school located between the towns of Bideford & Great Torrington in the small village of Monkleigh. The original school dates back to 1875, but has had various extensions since that time. We have large grounds with wonderful views over the rolling Devon countryside. On average, we have approximately 100 children who are taught in 4 classes, we also have a thriving Pre School situated in a lovely room next to our reception class. The school has marvellous outdoor facilities with a large playground, playing field, and many outdoor activities available for the children.

We offer your child rich, exciting learning experiences through the curriculum we have designed which we will continue to grow and adapt to meet the ever changing needs of learners in the 21st century. We have high expectations for every child – we want all of our children to achieve the very best they can whatever their circumstances and starting points. We also have high expectations of their conduct and attitudes.

I hope you find our web site interesting. If you would like to come and visit our school, please do contact us to arrange a time.

Coming Events

  • Reception Class

    Welcome to Monkleigh School - Mrs O'Donoghue, Mrs Richards and Mrs Carlisle

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  • Class 1

    Welcome to Class 1 with Mrs Slocombe, Mrs Mayhew and Mrs Major

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  • Class 2

    Welcome to Class 2 with Mrs Evans, Mrs Bennett and Mrs Tolson.

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  • Class 3

    Welcome to Class 3 with Mr Sussex, Mrs Jones and Mrs Roy.

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Our school goals

Our School Goals

We are a forward-thinking school, with a happy, secure and stimulating learning environment in which all members of the school community can grow in confidence and develop their full potential. We aim to prepare our children and students for a rapidly changing world by equipping them with critical thinking skills and respect for core values of honestly, loyalty and compassion.

Students will have success for today and be prepared for tomorrow.

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