Live, Love and Learn

Cutcombe CofE First School

Cutcombe C of E First School is a vibrant, nurturing educational environment nestled in the heart of the Somerset countryside. As a member of the Moorland Federation, the school passionately embodies our shared commitment to providing a holistic, inclusive, and enriching educational experience that allows each child to discover and cultivate their unique talents and interests.

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Head Of School
Cutcombe CofE First School

Mrs Alison Blackmore

Executive Headteacher: Mrs Naomi Philp

Head Of School:  Mrs Alison Blackmore

SENCO: Mrs Alison Blackmore

Co-Chair of Governors: Helen Jenkinson and Frances Nicholson

Main contacts for parents and general enquiries: School Office [Natalie Mackie]

Special Educational Needs: SENCO - Mrs Alison Blackmore

Paper copies of information on the website or Governor Minutes: School Office [Natalie Mackie]

All can be contacted via the details below, at the bottom of the page.

Welcome to Cutcombe Church of England VA First School!

A place where we live by our motto, "Live, Love and Learn". We take immense pride in fostering an environment that blends a commitment to our Christian aims and values with the dynamism of progressive, exciting education.

Our dedicated team is honoured to engage with young, vibrant learners every day, inspiring their curiosity and nurturing their growth. We're driven by a vision to make each child's journey with us as stimulating and rewarding as we can, creating memories and skills that last a lifetime.

We believe that children flourish when enveloped in positivity, care, and respect. By honouring every child's individuality, we cultivate an environment where everyone feels welcomed and cherished. Our ultimate goal is to empower our young learners, fostering confidence and independence that equip them for a lifetime of personal success.

'Live, Love and Learn'

We're a proud member of the Moorland Federation, embodying a shared vision of inclusive, enriching, and sustainable education that puts student well-being at the forefront. Our students are also participants in our flagship outdoor learning initiative, Generation Exmoor, allowing them to immerse in the beauty of our local National Park and apply their in-class learning in a real-world context. This unique experience magnifies their learning journey, making it more relevant, memorable, and enjoyable.

If you're intrigued to learn more about our vibrant learning community or wish to pay us a visit, we're just a phone call or an email away. We would be thrilled to share our vision and values with you, and give you a glimpse into the joyous journey of learning at Cutcombe Church of England VA First School. Welcome to our family!

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Contact us


Cutcombe Church of England First School

Wheddon Cross,


TA24 7DZ

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Are you ready to give your child an engaging and enriching start to their educational journey

Don't wait another day! Visit one of our Moorland Federation preschools today. Start the process by contacting us to schedule a tour and see first-hand how our personalised, inclusive, and immersive learning environment will set the stage for your child's lifelong love of learning. Start your child's Moorland journey today!

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Our Senior Leadership Team

Our team of Senior Leaders, creating an inclusive and diverse workforce dedicated to delivering excellence


See our frequently asked questions across a range of subjects from everyday school attendance to special trips, extra curricular activities and admissions.

Can my child wear jewellery in school?

We ask that pupils do not wear jewellery in school.

Do you involve parents/carers in planning activities outside the classroom and school trips?

Advice from parents or carers is welcomed and essential on these occasions.

Accessibility & SEND
How accessible is the school and its facilities and how will my child be included in activities outside the classroom, including school trips?

Moorland Federation Schools, complete an accessibility self-audit. Efforts are made to make each school as accessible as possible within the constraints in existing buildings.

Accessibility & SEND
How do Moorland Federation schools promote caring attitudes?

Our teachers adopt differentiated teaching and learning styles to cater to individual student needs. We believe in creating an environment that enables each child to work at their own pace and level.

How do school keep track of children’s additional needs?

Every school has a SEND register, which is a list of children at the school who have a Special Educational Need or Disability and need something additional to or different from their classmates above and beyond the scaffolds and adaptations made during everyday class teaching.

Accessibility & SEND
How do you cater to the individual needs of each student?

Our teachers adopt differentiated teaching and learning styles to cater to individual student needs. We believe in creating an environment that enables each child to work at their own pace and level.

How do you identify children with SEND?

We think of it as identifying children that have barriers to their learning and we do what we can to remove those barriers.

Accessibility & SEND
How do you implement your vision in the schools?

Our vision is implemented by creating learning environments that fosters self-confidence, positive growth mindset, independence, and motivation. We create an atmosphere where children feel safe, secure, happy, inspired and valued.

Christian Distinctiveness
How do you incorporate the ethos of "Growing together, learning for life"?

We encourage children to showcase their talents, to be proud of their achievements, and share their unique qualities with others. We also encourage supporting each other and model positive behaviours, ensure we can all live up to the "Growing together, learning for life" ethos.

How do you instil a sense of responsibility and independence in students?

We encourage children to be aware of their actions and take responsibility for them. We provide opportunities for them to make choices and decisions, fostering a sense of independence.

Behaviour & Bullying

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