Primary School Heritage Trail 2021

How much do you know about your village?

The below was assembled by Year 5 and 6 children from Bishopsteignton Primary School after a heritage trail was devised for them as part of the Village Festival September 2021.  Armed with the questionnaire, the children, teachers and volunteers from BIshopsteignton  Heritage showed real engagement and resilience (in the pouring rain!) as their eyes were opened to the history on their doorstep.

The accompanying quiz can be seen here.
Why not have a go yourselves?


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Access Policy (DRAFT)

The structure and content of this policy is intended to reflect the focus of the Collections Development Policy (CDP): the digitisation of original analogue archive material and the facilitation of its accessibility through the BH website.

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The Bishopsteignton Players: How it all Began

During the early 1960s the Bishopsteignton Players began performimg plays and pantomimes in the Village Hall. With only a few players to begin with, the group grew in size and popularity over the years and is still thriving in the 21st century. This is the first part of a series of articles that will tell the story of the group’s evolution.

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Scouting during Covid

During the Coronavirus outbreak, 1st Bishopsteignton Scout Group leaders worked incredibly hard to keep the group up and running despite the ever changing rules and guidelines. This article will tell you about the kinds of things our Scout Group got up to during Covid.

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1st Bishopsteignton Scout uniforms

An easy way to recognise a scout is by their uniform. Nowadays, the scout uniform is a dark green shirt with a neckerchief and woggle; the current Bishopsteignton neckerchief colour is purple. However, Scout uniforms previously were very different.

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