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Welcome to Willowbank Primary  (part of the First Federation Trust)

We are a large Primary School which became part of the First Federation Trust on 1st September 2018. The First Federation is a Multi-Academy Trust of primary schools across Devon.  We are a rich mixture of nine church schools and seven community schools, large and small, rural and urban.  The Trust is built upon a strong family network of schools hardwired to collaborate to ensure the highest aspirations for all children.


Willowbank Primary School currently has approximately 284 children on roll, split into 11 classes. We aim to provide every child with the opportunity to be the best they can be. We provide a safe and stimulating environment where our school values of being respectful, caring, trustworthy, determined and honest are promoted and developed.  


Our committed and talented staff work hard to ensure each child is supported and encouraged to do their best and take part in a wide range of opportunities. We want all of our children to have happy memories of primary school and we strive to equip them with the necessary skills and tools needed to be successful, lifelong learners.  


We learn from our mistakes, we persevere to improve and we believe we can achieve our dreams.


If you would like to come and visit our happy school please contact us and we can arrange to give you a guided tour and to answer any questions that you may have.


Mrs Sophie Hillson


Head of Teaching and Learning