Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Education (Page 17)

Aloeric retain swimming title

ALOERIC Primary School has recently taken part in the Melksham School Swimming Gala and held a successful Summer Celebration Fair. The school reports, “a team of 13 year 5/6  swimmers…

Remembering former Melksham teacher

FORMER George Ward School teacher, Anne Aust, who began teaching at the school when it was named Shurnhold School, has recently died. Anne died peacefully in her sleep at Mavern…

Bowerhill pupils benefit from Life Bus lesson

BOWERHILL Primary school was visited by the Life Education Centre last month. The centre provides many programmes that are aimed at particular age groups. Programmes involve Caring for my Body,…

Pop star and Band Aid founder Midge Ure at Stonar Speech Day

Pop star and Band Aid founder Midge Ure at Stonar Speech Day

On a perfect Midsummer’s Day, parents, pupils and staff at Stonar, near Atworth celebrated the academic year and bade farewell to pupils moving on to the next stage in their…

Bowerhill School fete attracts over 1,000 people

BOWERHILL Primary School say their fete this year was a huge success after the sum of £4,300 was raised.  The event was opened by Bath’s Panto star Jon Monie and…

Duke of Edinburgh success for local youths

LOCAL youths have celebrated their achievements in obtaining Duke of Edinburgh awards at a recent ceremony.  Twenty youngsters were awarded certificates with 18 receiving a  bronze and two picking up…

St George’s Semington welcomes a permanent appointment

St. George’s Primary School in Semington has permanently appointed Gordon Campbell as their headteacher.  The 42-year-old father of two has been on a secondment to the school since earlier this…

Outdoor project for Nursery School garden in Melksham

The children and staff at Kingfisher Nursery School are busy planning a new exciting outdoor project for their garden area.  After receiving some funding from Wiltshire Council towards the project,…

Special visitor to Aloeric school

Aloeric Primary School’s children enjoyed some special animal visits recently. Squirrel and rabbit class enjoyed a visit by George, a puppy walker for Guide Dogs for the Blind, who brought…

Melksham schools to join forces

SCHOOLS in Melksham and surrounding villages are hoping to join forces to create a joint working partnership to enhance their performance.  Melksham Oak, Bowerhill, St George’s, St Mary’s, Seend, Shaw…