Milton Abbot School
Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0PS Tel 01822 870273 Headteacher Ms Jo Nutbeam A place of happiness and learning
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Milton Abbot Primary School

Every Child Achieving: inspire, believe, succeed

We welcome all our children & parents back to the new

2017/18 Academic Year


I would like to extend a warm welcome to our website from the pupils, staff and Governors of Milton Abbot School. Our school serves the villages of Milton Abbot and Chillaton but is only 11 minutes from Tavistock town centre (6 miles) or 13 minutes from Launceston town centre (8 miles). If you are moving to the area, please click here for some further information.

We are lucky to be situated in the beautiful Tamar Valley and our buildings are a mixture of old and new. We are proud of our unique school, built in 1829 by the 6th Duke of Bedford, making it one of the first schools in the region. It is a Grade II listed building and retains many interesting architectural features. We have four and a half acres of beautiful outside space which includes a field, wildlife pond, our own woodland and a multi-use games area.

At Milton Abbot School we aim to provide a stimulating and fun environment where quality teaching and learning takes place every day - we put our children at the heart of everything we do. We provide a safe and happy community where everyone, children and adults, can expect respect, encouragement and support. We are an inclusive school and we ensure all pupils are included in school life, whatever their age, ability, disability or ethnic background. We also offer a range of clubs and our extended services include a pre-school, a breakfast club and an after school club.

Our pupils are proud of their school and this is reflected in their high standards of work, behaviour and attainment. We are a hardworking and dedicated team at Milton Abbot School, committed to ensuring our school continues to strive for excellence. We are very proud to be a vital part of our local community.  This year we have introduced our "Every Child Achieving Policy" which makes clear our ambition to achieve excellence for all, which has been captured in poster form (see above).

We strongly encourage all prospective parents to visit our school and see the pupils and staff at work. Please contact the school office to make an appointment. We look forward to meeting you.

Mr. Christopher Luxford


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 2017/18 Academic Year

 Autumn Term

Term starts 6th September 2017 (Wednesday)

Half term 20th 27th October 2017

Term ends -15th December 2017


Spring Term

Term starts 3rd January 2018 (Wednesday)

Half term - 12th 16th February 2018

Term ends 29th March 2018 (Thursday)


Summer Term

Term starts 16th April 2018 (Monday)

Half term - 24th May 1st June 2018

Term ends 25th July 2018


Non Pupil Days (Staff In School)

4th & 5th September 2017

20th October 2017

 25th May 2018

26th July 2018


Milton Abbot Primary School
Milton Abbot Primary School, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0PS   Tel: 01822 870273   Headteacher: Mr Chris Luxford
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