Welcome to Bishops Tawton Primary School
Bishops Tawton is a small Devon village two miles from the busy market town of Barnstaple with its leisure centre, theatre and modern shopping facilities. North Devon is an area of great natural beauty offering both coast and moorland.
The school is situated in the middle of the village with views across the river valley. It is part of a friendly community and aspires to a tradition of excellence.
The accommodation comprises the original building that dates back to 1860, two separate classrooms, a dining room and a large hall space. There are plenty of safe play areas. The school is organised in 5 classes covering the primary age range from reception to year 6.
Our staff works closely together. There are seven teachers, three learning support assistants, a canteen manager and assistant, a school administrative officer, five lunchtime assistants and a caretaker.
We follow the National Curriculum and have been praised for the quality of our teaching and the caring environment. Children follow programmes of study in the following subjects; Literacy, Numeracy, ICT, Technology, Art, Science, RE, PE, Music, History and Geography.