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Exe Valley Federation


Silverton Primary School became a member of the Exe Valley Federation on 01 September 2019.

Local Learning Communities

We work in collaboration with other schools in the area to provide our children with as wide a range of opportunities as possible. Regular sporting events are organised between clusters of local schools as well as music, art and other curricular events to ensure a rich and varied experience for all our pupils. We also attend many events at Clyst Vale Community College, where we are able to use sporting facilities and access coaching opportunities. Our teachers also work with staff from other local schools to coordinate provision for SEN, moderate work and share professional development opportunities.

Exeter Consortium and Teaching School Alliance

Silverton C of E Primary School is also a member of The Exeter Consortium – a group of over 30 schools, Primary and Secondary who work together to provide School to School support:

Enabling member schools to raise standards and secure better outcomes for children & young people through collaboration”

This partnership gives staff access to a wider range of training and professional development opportunities.

Links to other schools


The school has links with schools in London and in Ethiopia.


Diriba School, Western Ethiopia


Latest News :  Click here to see the trip taken by Mr Nickels to Diriba School     2013 Ethiopia newsletter whole doc

For the past few years, pupils have been corresponding with pupils at Diriba Elementary School, near Nekemte.  The school is set in a rural location. The community of our school has donated money to help refurbish the school’s library and to fund the installation of toilets within the school grounds. We have sent letters and photographs about our lives here and have received similar items from Diriba.


St Paul’s School, Brentford, London


In 2010, we established a link with St Paul’s Primary School in West London. Pupils from the older classes have produced portfolios of pictures and letters sent them to each other. This stemmed from our World Week, which focused on the United Kingdom.

Sports and Performing Arts

  • Premier Sports lead after-school sports clubs 2 evenings per week. These are currently Gymnastics and Dance.

  • Square Egg Drama offers a Drama Club after school weekly.