Cockington Primary School

We guide our children to succeed and to achieve their very best – by believing in them and helping them to believe in themselves.

Visit school website



empowered pupils in this school


rated in their last Ofsted inspection


the year they joined Connect Academy Trust


inspection from Ofsted

"Great school! Amazing and really helpful staff."

Rositsa Mateva


Some of Cockington Primary School's highlights

Caption to go here

An incredible curriculum delivered through our engaging ‘Learning Experiences’ approach

Caption to go here

A focus on fluent reading in the early years using the RWI (Read Write Inc.) programme

Caption to go here

Strong shared values to create a school community guided by respect, aspiration and collaboration

Caption to go here

Superb outdoor play and learning opportunities, including regular ‘Wild for Learning’ sessions

Caption to go here

Two friendly school dogs, Merlot and Norse, bringing companionship and confidence for our pupils
No items found.

Recent school awards

No items found.

At Cockington Primary School, you will find a thriving community where shared values and a love of learning are at the heart of all we do.

Our school is built on a strong foundation of the core values of respect, collaboration, perseverance, independence, creativity and aspiration. We believe these values help to develop the strength of character that will allow our pupils to be happy and successful in their future lives.

We are a learning community, where children and adults alike are on a journey to develop their knowledge, skills and talents. We are very proud of our inspiring curriculum, built on excellence in the craft of teaching and on purposeful and engaging learning experiences.

Mr Andrew Swainson


Connect Head Teacher

Discover the aspirations and values that unite our schools and drive us to succeed.

Why Connect
Manadon Vale Pupil as DoctorThornbury Pupil as Fashion Designer