SCHOOL NEWS: Future is looking bright for Wadham’s A-Level students

SCHOOL NEWS: Future is looking bright for Wadham’s A-Level students

Posted: 17th August 2018
RAINY weather failed to dampen the spirits of students as they were in celebratory as they collected their A-Level results on Thursday (August 16, 2018) at Wadham School in Crewkerne. Tense moments for many as they logged into the UCAS website in the early hours were rewarded as nearly every student applying for university secured a place - just a couple will rely on the…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Wadham students shine in the sun at Year 11 Prom

SCHOOL NEWS: Wadham students shine in the sun at Year 11 Prom

Posted: 27th June 2018
YEAR 11 students at Wadham School put on their finest and partied the night away as they celebrated the traditional end-of-year Prom. The girls wore amazing outfits and the lads looked very smartly dressed as they converged on Haselbury Mill in a cavalcade of assorted vehicles for their big night out. Some of the students will be staying on at Wadham in Crewkerne for…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Greenfylde supports Ilminster Fairtrade

SCHOOL NEWS: Greenfylde supports Ilminster Fairtrade

Posted: 19th April 2018
PUPILS at Greenfylde First School were asked by headteacher Claire Oaten to undertake a special project for the Ilminster Fairtrade organisation. The children were tasked with creating a leaflet designed for children and written for children to tell them all about Fairtrade in Ilminster. Children from Class 4JY certainly rose to the challenge and groups were involved…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Stories for all the family at Greenfylde

SCHOOL NEWS: Stories for all the family at Greenfylde

Posted: 17th April 2018
FAMILY story time took place at Greenfylde First School in Ilminster with families sharing in the enjoyment of a good book with their child. Originally planned for Reading Week, the event was postponed due to the snow but the delay did not diminish the enthusiasm of parents, grandparents and children as young and old shared books brought from both school and home. A…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Food heaven with Swanmead’s culinary whizz kids

SCHOOL NEWS: Food heaven with Swanmead’s culinary whizz kids

Posted: 12th March 2018
BUDDING Jamie Oliver’s and Nigella Lawson’s served up plates of scrummy “food glorious food” in the annual Ilminster Rotary Club’s Young Chef Competition. Students at Swanmead School in Ilminster expertly created a mouth-watering succession of culinary delights which left judges and visitors eagerly awaiting the chance to taste the array of tasty treats. Two competitions…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Young voices teach adults a thing or two about Fairtrade

SCHOOL NEWS: Young voices teach adults a thing or two about Fairtrade

Posted: 28th February 2018
THE annual Fairtrade Fortnight got off to a perfect start in Ilminster – thanks to the younger members of the community. A fortnight of campaigning for the Fairtrade initiative began on Monday (February 26, 2018) and runs through until Sunday, March 11, 2018. But it was pupils from Greenfylde First School in Ilminster, St Bartholomew’s First School at Crewkerne and the…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Sunny-Ile Pre-School in line to receive Bags of Help cash from Tesco

SCHOOL NEWS: Sunny-Ile Pre-School in line to receive Bags of Help cash from Tesco

Posted: 27th February 2018
THE Sunny-Ile Pre-School in Ilminster is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. The supermarket giant teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £4,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores, awarded to local community projects. Three groups in every Tesco region have been…

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SCHOOL NEWS: World Book Day helps School in a Bag charity at Neroche

SCHOOL NEWS: World Book Day helps School in a Bag charity at Neroche

Posted: 27th February 2018
STAFF and pupils at Neroche Primary School near Ilminster celebrated World Book Day in style by raising money for the School in a Bag charity. Stories from favourite authors were shared and many famous characters appeared all over the school. Neroche’s Children’s School Council combined the day with fundraising for the school’s chosen local charity School in a Bag and…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Sunshades for rainy days project gets funding support

SCHOOL NEWS: Sunshades for rainy days project gets funding support

Posted: 19th February 2018
THE Sunny Ile Pre-School in Ilminster has received a donation of £250 from the town’s Nyanza Lodge of Freemasons. The money will be used for a new fundraising project at the pre-school, which is based on the Greenfylde First School site, entitled ‘sunshades for rainy days.’ The Master of the Lodge, Worshipful Brother Steve Albon, accompanied by the two wardens of the…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Natasha supports the Little Princess Trust

SCHOOL NEWS: Natasha supports the Little Princess Trust

Posted: 8th February 2018
SWANMEAD School pupil Natasha Paramore really is a cut above the rest when it comes to raising money for charity – she had her long hair chopped off for charity. Pupils at teachers at Swanmead had got used to the long flowing locks of Natasha during the past two-and-a-half-years. But it was not long after the start of the New Year that Natasha took the decision to have a…

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