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Sidmouth Youth Theatre-West Side Story. Ref shs 05-16SH 3505. Picture: Simon Horn

Production’s four-night run at Manor Pavilion begins tonight (Wednesday)

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Pupils from St John's International School have been learning all about the Children's University scheme with Plymouth University. Eric and Grace try on a gown and mortarboard with their teacher Sarah Dunster-Ashworth and guests Lisa Neville, Jack Dickenson and Philippa Oxley. Ref shs 03-16AW 7390. Picture: Alex Walton

St John’s School joined the ranks of Exeter Phoenix and the Haven Banks activity centre when it was validated as a Children’s University this month.

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Top marks for pre-school

Friday, January 29, 2016
Staff and pupils at Sidmouth's Apple Tree Pre-School

Staff at a Sid Valley infants school are celebrating after receiving a glowing report from the education watchdog.

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Year six pupils at Feniton Primary School danced on the hard shoulder of the M5 after getting stuck in traffic for five-and-a-half hours.

Pupils at Feniton Primary School had a school trip to remember after holding a mass Zumba session in the fast lane of the M5.

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St John's School headteacher Mike Burgess with deputy Caroline Ward.  Ref shs 7908-49-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

St John’s School has a new headteacher keen to promote its presence within Sidmouth – while keeping a global perspective.

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Consultation on patrols launched

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Zebera crossing

Schools could be asked to foot the bill for lollipop patrols outside their gates, under proposals by county chiefs.

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MP Hugo Swire visit the King's School this week where he is pictured meeting students in the Teen Health Group. Ref sho 7123-48-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Hugo Swire praised students for their ‘passionate determination’ to address important issues

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Sidmouth College principal Kenny Duncan. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 4550-37-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit and click on myphotos24

Alcohol, drugs, violence and antisocial behaviour in the community can be combatted thanks to a £10,000 grant handed to Sidmouth College.

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Rachel Johnstone from the Sid Valley Memory Cafe is pictured with some of the year seven students from Sidmouth College this week. Year seven students at the college have been presented with badges as they are now dementia friendly. Ref shs 3038-41-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth College has launched a long-term plan to train all 800 of its pupils as ‘Dementia Friends’.

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Linda Sherrard (nee Wyatt) and Derek Cody (both on the right) planted a tree 50 years ago to mark the opening of Sidmouth College.

Sidmouth College’s first-ever head boy and girl returned to the classroom to celebrate the school’s golden anniversary.

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GCSE students celebrating success at Sidmouth College.. Ref shs 7771-34-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Celebrations continued at Sidmouth College as staff and students celebrate a ‘fabulous set of GCSE results’.

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King's School students Becki and Ellie George will be celebrating their GCSE results

Teens in Ottery St Mary have been praised following a ‘fantastic’ outcome in this year’s exams

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Sidmouth College students receive their A-level results. Ref shs 7519-33-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Years of hard work has ended with ‘phenomenal results’ across the board for A-level students at Sidmouth College.

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King's School students receive their A-level results. Georgina Musson and Harriet Turner are pleased with their grades. Ref sho 7492-33-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Young adults are going on to bigger and better things after earning some of The King’s School’s best A-level results yet.

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Head’s ‘emotional farewell’

Sunday, August 2, 2015
Beer primary school leavers with headteacher Martin O'Mahony. Ref shb 1500-30-15TI Picture: Terry Ife

Beer Primary School ‘is in safe hands’, says its outgoing headteacher.

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Paul Walker.

Land earmarked for housing could be used instead for education if Sidmouth Primary School’s aim to expand is included in East Devon’s development blueprint.

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Branscombe Preschool achieved an 'outstanding' result from their latest Ofsted inspection. Ref shb 9478-25-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Ofsted has give staff at Branscombe Pre-school top marks for their “innovative and exciting programme” after their latest inspection.

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