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Cutcombe 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.

Head Of School
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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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Our team of educators and specialist staff leading the way

Our Senior Leadership Team

Our team of leaders creating an inclusive and diverse workforce dedicated to delivering excellence

Mrs Alison Blackmore

Head Of School - Cutcombe | Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Naomi Philp

Executive Headteacher for the Moorland Federation | Designated Federation Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Lizi Pravato

Federation Business Manager | Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Helen Hickman

Federation Business Manager | Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Rosy Arch

Central Business Administrator | PA to Executive Head | Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Cutcombe CofE First School
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Contact us


Cutcombe Church of England First School

Wheddon Cross,


TA24 7DZ

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Children with Superpowers

Understanding and providing adequate care and support for children with different abilities and levels of education is a key part of our mission to deliver excellence across the federation. All our schools are setup to ensure the highest level of care for those with disabilities, special education needs and assisted learning.

Cutcombe First School Children


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

What is the Generation Exmoor project?

Generation Exmoor is our premier outdoor learning initiative, developed in partnership with Exford C of E First School, Cutcombe C of E First School and the Exmoor National Park Authority. The program brings our KS2 students into the heart of Exmoor National Park to learn and explore in a natural setting.

Outdoor Learning

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