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Welcome to the webpage for the Federation of

Cutcombe and Timberscombe Church of England First Schools!

Founded by Richard Ellsworth in 1714

Our Ethos

Our two small village schools share a headteacher and a governing body.  On the last inspection judged "Outstanding" and "Good with Outstanding Features" by OFSTED, our schools offer very individual personalised teaching with small class sizes and a friendly, nurturing family atmosphere. 
Ethos Statement of the Beacon Federation
The Federation aims to serve its communities by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice.
It will offer an enhanced learning environment through increased interaction of children, staff and parents.
The sharing of resources and staff expertise will give a greater capacity for curriculum development and will promote and sustain high standards of teaching and learning.
 
 

Vision Statement:

We Love, Live and Learn Together
 
 
 

Website Materials

 
Please contact either school if you require paper-copies of any of the information on our website.
 
Please do contact us if you need copies of any of our published materials in an alternative format (for example: braille, audio or large-print) and we will make arrangements to provide this free of charge.
 
 

NEW- Vacancies

 
PPA Teacher from September 2017
 
The Beacon Federation
of Cutcombe and Timberscombe Church of England First Schools
 
Cutcombe Church of England VA First School, Minehead, TA24 7TY
Tel: (01643) 841462     email: cutcombe@educ.somerset.gov.uk
 
Class Teacher required from September 2017 as a result of staff reorganisation across both schools. We are looking for an excellent, enthusiastic and committed teacher for PPA cover for small, mixed age classes. The post is primarily to cover Class 2 (Years 3 and 4) for 1 ½ days and will also cover PPA in Class 1 (year R, 1, 2).
 

 

See the Vacancies section of the website for more info.

 

Dates

 Term Dates 2016 - 2017

Events coming up:

 Key

​Black - both schools Bold - new dates
Red - Cutcombe only ​Green - Timbercombe only

 

2017

 
June
Monday 5th              Back to School
Friday 9th                Catchball Gala at Minehead Middle School
Monday 12th            Class 2 River Walk
Friday 16th              Year 4 half day visit to Minehead Middle School
Friday 23rd             Simonsbath Festival Concert- Moorland hall 1.45pm class 2
Monday 26th           Class 1 trip to Allerford Museum
Wednesday 28th       Country Dancing Festival at Cleeve Abbey, Class 2s
Wednesday 28th     Year 4 Parents’ Meeting at Minehead Middle School- 6.30pm
Friday 30th             Reports sent out to Parents.
 
July
Monday 3rd              School Sports Day
Tuesday 4th             Move Up Day
Thursday 6th            Area Sports Day
Friday 7th                Year 4 Orienteering at Dunster Castle
Sunday 9th               Beacon to Beach fun run
Monday 17th             Crealy- all parents and new reception invited
Wednesday 19th        School Picnic
Thursday 20th           Cutcombe Leavers’ Service 2pm St John’s
Friday 21st               Timberscombe Leavers’ Service 1.30pm St Petrock’s
 
Saturday 22nd                                      SUMMER HOLIDAY
 
Back to School Tuesday 5th September 2017
September
Tuesday 5th             Cutcombe Class 2 trip on the Flying Scotsman- Minehead station at 8am.
 
 

 Diary Dates

 
  
  
  
  
ECF Term Dates and Holidays 2017-18.pdf
  
28/03/2017 19:36No presence informationMarcus.Capel - SCH.363
Term Dates 2016-2017.docx
  
07/03/2017 20:44No presence informationAlison.Blackmore - SCH.363