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Melksham Oak Mad Dog rugby players pay their respects

Mad Dog Rugby at Melksham Oak Community School have taken a group of young people to Belgium and France on a special tour to mark the centenary year of the…

Melksham Oak Christmas market

MELKSHAM Oak’s Sixth Form Young Enterprise team are hosting a festive Christmas market next week for charity. With the help of students from across the school, the team has organised a…

Oak students speak out against racism

A GROUP of Melksham Oak students have launched a campaign to raise awareness in the community about the issue of racism. Using their own experiences of racism, the students are encouraging…

School transformed into Strictly ballroom

STAFF and pupils at Melksham Oak Community School put on a 90s’ themed, Strictly Come Dancing-style show that saw teachers battle it out to be named the overall winners.  Staff…

Primary school prepares to unleash their inner Elf!

Pupils at Forest & Sandridge School will be donning green suits and pointy ears to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society this December. They are among a number of local organisations…

School project to help those with dementia

MELKSHAM Oak School is inviting the community to join their house competition to knit a ‘twiddlemuff’ for dementia patients. A twiddlemuff is a knitted muff with items attached so that…

Seend Primary School: A continued story of reading success

For the sixth year running, Seend Primary School has been named Melksham’s top performer in the Summer Reading Challenge.  Conducted by The Reading Agency, the challenge tasks primary school children…

School in search of new governors

SHAW Primary School is looking to recruit two further school governors to join its governing body.  A governor is expected to support and encourage the activities of the school and…

School achieves South West in Bloom award

Forest and Sandridge Primary School has won an award for their ‘In Your Neighbourhood’ entry, representing Melksham, in the South West in Bloom competition. In July, a group of children…

School bike initiative will help pupils learn to ride

A NEW initiative, Balanceability, which teaches children how to ride a bike,  has come to Forest and Sandridge Primary School thanks to sponsorship from local businesses and cycle teacher, Paul…