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Day nursery welcomes you to their open day

DAISY Chain Day Nursery in Whitley, near Melksham, is inviting you to come and have a tour of the nursery on Saturday 18th August from 10am-1pm. The nursery said, “If…

Big Science Share at Melksham Oak

MELKSHAM Oak School hosted the third annual Big Melksham Science Share last week with over 120 pupils from Melksham primary schools enjoying a day of science fun. Pupils from eight…

West Wiltshire School for Performing Arts

THE West Wiltshire School for Performing Arts (WWSPA) is offering children the chance to improve their communication skills through participation in performing arts classes. Principal of WWSPA, Lorraine Mahoney says,…

School team rockets to the finals of national competition

AS part of the national competition ‘Race for the Line’, Year 7 students at Melksham Oak Community School were asked to build a car and test how far they could…

Local author teaches pupils how to draw dragons

PUPILS in years 3 and 4 at Forest and Sandridge School spent the day with local author and illustrator, Mark Robertson, learning how to draw dragons. Mark has illustrated a…

Local artist joins school to create abstract art

FOREST and Sandridge School welcomed local artist, Lisa Metcalfe, to work with the children to produce large abstract art that represented their new school values. The children enjoyed spending the…

School awarded science quality award

FOREST and Sandridge school has been awarded the Primary Science Quality Mark at silver level that enables schools to work together to provide children with the best education in science. The…

Roof upgrade for River Mead School early years building

Children, parents and staff at The River Mead School in Melksham are celebrating being awarded funding to improve areas of their school. The condition improvement fund, managed by the DfE,…

New set of wheels for school

RIVERMEAD School has received a brand new minibus from The  Lord’s Taverners, the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity. The school successfully applied for the minibus on behalf…

School gets packing for their new sensory garden

ST MARY’S Broughton Gifford Primary School raised over £300 for their new sensory vegetable garden project at a supermarket bag packing event last month. Children from years 5 and 6 packed…