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Online Learning: Lower & Upper School

We are really pleased to announce that our Lower School and Upper School learning portals have now been released for learners. In here, you will find lessons and learning opportunities designed and created by the Learn to Live Federation teaching team.

Here are the links to the Lower and Upper school portals:

Lower School:
Upper School:

You will also be able to watch our ‘How to’ guides for Evidence for Learning and link to the Evidence for Learning site.

Becky has created a handy video guide to navigating around School Jotter which is available below.

New Online Portal is now live!

We have some really exciting news to share with you all. Our new online learning platform is now available for everyone to use as well as our new Learn to Live Federation app.
Shelby has more information in her video below. Supporting documentation can be found by clicking on the link below and can also be found on the front page of the school website.

We’re off to South Africa!

In the summer of 2018, a group of ETS students and staff will be embarking on a trip of a lifetime to South Africa! To commemorate this fantastic opportunity, and to keep all parties updated, we have launched a new mini-site which will act as both a progress-tracker and, when the trip occurs, a blog of all their fabulous activities which they’ll update as they explore this fabulous country!

To take a look and follow them every step of the way, either click the link on the top menu bar, or follow the URL below:

Summer Fete 2016

We held our summer fete on Friday 15th July and everyone turned out in droves despite the uncertain weather! We’re delighted to report that we raised an amazing £1311 thanks to the efforts of our students, their teachers, staff, parents, carers and, of course, the PTFA and their wonderful refreshments café! Thank you to everyone who came and participated, and we hope you all had a wonderful time.

Sports Relief

Staff and students all had a whale of a time this afternoon taking part in two activities: a sponsored car wash, and also a dance-a-thon in the main playground! There were lots of smiles and laughter.

Ann Daniels Visit

We were honoured by a visit yesterday from Ann Daniels, the record-holding explorer. Ann came to talk to Key Stage 2 about her inspirational journeys as part of the first all-women team to both the North and South Poles, and brought in lots of items that had made the trek alongside her to show our students, including skis, pots, snowsuits and more! She also answered lots of questions from the pupils, including ones about what Polar Bears eat and what rainbows look like at the poles (answer: apparently they go around the sun rather than horizon-to-horizon!)

Many thanks to Ann for taking the time to come in and visit us.

Gym Event

Last weekend a group of Key Stage Two pupils competed in the annual club competition at the Exeter Gymnastics Club. They performed their floor routine, a vault, a parallel bars routine and a conditioning set.  All the children competed extremely well and won rosettes and pennants.  Lots of staff and families went along to watch and support the team.

(Photograph provided by Mr. G. Squire)

The OFSTED Report is in!

We are delighted to announce that Ellen Tinkham School has officially been judged “Outstanding” for the third OFSTED inspection running! We couldn’t be happier, and would like to thank all of our staff, our students and their parents for such a fantastic result. The full report can be found here.