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Pupils lend a helping hand to Romanian Christmas appeal

PUPILS from Forest and Sandridge School have been helping to spread festive joy to children in Romania. Deputy headteacher, Helen Biles-Wood said, “We were delighted to welcome Phil and Anthea Courage…

Cub reporters finding good news stories

DESPITE only being at Melksham Oak Community School for a few weeks, Year 7 students have been  already finding and writing stories of student achievement as part of their new…

Primary School Praised for Religious Education

Melksham’s Forest & Sandridge C.E. Primary School has received praise for its religious education and its Christian vision and values. The Church of England school has become one of only…

Pre-school turns yellow & green for Air Ambulance

Shaw & Whitley Pre-school recently supported Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s ‘yellow and green week.’ The staff and children wore yellow and  green, with linked planned activities throughout the week, starting with…

Primary school’s harvest for families

Seend School head boy and girl, proudly show off the generous donations ahead of the school’s harvest service in church on Thursday 17th October. The school reports, “One of the…

School staff get pedalling for Tokyo!

STAFF from River Mead School are taking part in a challenge to cycle the equivalent distance from London to Tokyo, Japan, on static exercise bikes. The challenge has been organised to…

Next stage consultation on Wiltshire special schools begins

The next stage to shape the future of special school provision has begun, with a statutory consultation and a series of meetings to ensure parents, carers and stakeholders have an…

Melksham Primary School wins United Nations award!

Rivermead Primary School in Melksham has just received the UNICEF bronze award for committing to respect children’s human rights! Local MP, Michelle Donelan, visited Rivermead school to meet and congratulate…

School gardening club ‘blooms’ in annual competition

THE Manor School’s gardening club is celebrating their win in this year’s Melksham in Bloom competition. The club, which has five members – Adyan, Alana, Latrell, Matthew, and Mya – won the…

Schools take part in the Great Science Share

MELKSHAM Oak School hosted ten primary schools for the annual Great Science Share for Schools event last week, encouraging pupils to make and share their own science experiments.  Pupils from…