'Pupils make good and sometimes outstanding progress because they are taught well.' Read how good Doddi School is in our latest Ofsted report

Our recent Ofsted inspection was on the 24th and 25th September 2013. We were
visited by one inspector for the two days, who watched lessons, looked at our attainment
data and spoke with staff, pupils and parents. He judged the school to be good with the
behaviour and safety of pupils being outstanding. We feel his report is very positive and
acknowledges many of the good things we do as a school. Some of his comments were;
· Pupils make good and sometimes outstanding progress because they are taught
well.
· Teaching is consistently good with some that is outstanding.
· Teachers have high expectations and pupils respond to these by working hard.

High-5 Inter-league Event, April 2015

The third inter-league sport event between the valley schools took place here at Doddi School.  The event was High-5 and our team had been practising all week to become the best they could be at the game.  They played brilliantly well in many hard-fought games and came first overall!  Well done, Doddi! 

Click on the link below to read Tim Flint's (PE teacher, Teign School) account of the event.

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Thu, 23/04/2015 (All day)

Gardening Club - April 2015

Gardening Club got off to a great start.  The sun was shining and the children had a fantastic time planting a variety of seeds, emptying the Ridan food composter, (all their fruit waste), and transferring it to the hotbox to decompose into lovely compost for the garden and they even had time for pond dipping.

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Wed, 22/04/2015 (All day)

Big Write Task, April/May 2015

The next Big Write task can be read by clicking on the link below!

Tue, 21/04/2015 (All day)

This week's newsletter - 17.4.15

Class One visit Prickly Ball Farm - April 2015

Today Class One visited Prickly Ball Farm as the start to their topic on Nocturnal Animals.  The children were able to meet James the Hedgehog who was a resident at the Hedgehog Hospital.  James had been found wandering around in November and the person that rescued him knew that he was underweight and would not have survived hibernation so brought him to Prickly Ball farm, (just Like Connor and Mrs Cupper when they rescued Diddi and Doddi a few years a go).  The children learnt lots of very interesting facts about hedgehogs such as; they have between 5,000 and 7,000 spines;

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Tue, 14/04/2015 (All day)

Easter at Doddi School, March 2015

We have had the most fantastic end to the Spring Term here at Doddi School.  Firstly, we had our annual funny run, a course of 1 mile around the local lanes, which we all walk or run.  There is fierce competition to be the fastest boy or girl in each year.  Here are the results for 2015: Reception - fastest girl, Katie L (17.13), fastest boy, Sam G; Year 1 - fastest girl, Violet C (15.12), fastest boy, George B (15.59); Year 2 - fastest girl, Isabel H (12.07), fastest boy, Amos F (11.52); Year 3 - fastest girl, Alice U (11.44), fastest boy, Oliver R (9.38); Year 4 - fast

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Fri, 27/03/2015 (All day)

This week's newsletter 27.3.15

Big Write (Class 3 only), for April 2015

The Big Write for the first week back after the Easter Holidays is all about being persuasive!  This Big Write is for Class 3 only.  Class 2 will have a different task to do and this will be given on the actual day!  Class 3 children, click on the link below for your task.

Thu, 26/03/2015 (All day)
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