SCHOOL NEWS: No Pens Day at Greenfylde

SCHOOL NEWS: No Pens Day at Greenfylde

Posted: 18th October 2017
CHILDREN at Greenfylde First School in Ilminster put down their pens and picked up language in support of the national campaign No Pens Day Wednesday. The event was held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, and is a national speaking and listening event organised by the Communication Trust. Greenfylde successfully organised a day for 350 pupils where all learning and…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Sunny Ile children take part in National Library Week

SCHOOL NEWS: Sunny Ile children take part in National Library Week

Posted: 11th October 2017
CHILDREN from the Sunny Ile Pre-School in Ilminster – part of Greenfylde First School – were invited by staff at Ilminster Library to take part in the National Library Week. This event is an opportunity to celebrate the very best that libraries have to offer across the UK. The library event ensures that as many people as possible are inspired to visit a library, discover…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Fantastic effort by the SCOFF team at Swanmead

SCHOOL NEWS: Fantastic effort by the SCOFF team at Swanmead

Posted: 29th September 2017
THE Swanmead Community of Families and Friends group in Ilminster raised a whopping £3,206 for school funds during 2016-17. The SCOFF committee would like to thank everyone for their support over the year by attending the various events put on. The next event organised by the SCOFF team is a Family Barn Dance to be held on Friday, November 10, 2017, from 7pm. Tickets are…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Balance Buddies for Sunny Ile

SCHOOL NEWS: Balance Buddies for Sunny Ile

Posted: 26th September 2017
THE children of Sunny Ile Pre-School, which is part of Greenfylde First School in Ilminster, took part in a fun and initiative activity called Balance Buddies. The Balance Buddies provides a fun and confidence-boosting educational activity for children aged three to four years promoting an active lifestyle and encourages children to enjoy cycling. Pre-School leader…

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GCSE RESULTS 2017: Wadham celebrates a double triple

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Posted: 25th August 2017
IT was a top grade triple for Wadham School friends Sophie Feilder and Caitlin Horne in Crewkerne on GCSE results day on Thursday (August 24, 2017). They were overjoyed to discover that they had achieved the new top 9 grade in English, English Literature and Maths - sharing this accolade with just 2,000 students in the whole of England. The new 1-9 grading system…

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GCSE RESULTS 2017: Wadham celebrates a double triple

GCSE RESULTS 2017: Wadham celebrates a double triple

Posted: 25th August 2017
IT was a top grade triple for Wadham School friends Sophie Feilder and Caitlin Horne in Crewkerne on GCSE results day on Thursday (August 24, 2017). They were overjoyed to discover that they had achieved the new top 9 grade in English, English Literature and Maths - sharing this accolade with just 2,000 students in the whole of England. The new 1-9 grading system…

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GCSE RESULTS 2017: Celebrations at Holyrood Academy

GCSE RESULTS 2017: Celebrations at Holyrood Academy

Posted: 24th August 2017
STUDENTS at Holyrood Academy in Chard were again celebrating superb GCSE results on Thursday (August 24, 2017). The results  saw 67% of students achieving the key measure of at least a grade 4 (equivalent to the previous A*-C measure) in both maths and English new style GCSEs. Of these 68% achieved the new strong pass grade 5 in both subjects. Many students exceeded…

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GCSE RESULTS 2017: Celebrations at Holyrood Academy

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Posted: 24th August 2017
STUDENTS at Holyrood Academy in Chard were again celebrating superb GCSE results on Thursday (August 24, 2017). The results  saw 67% of students achieving the key measure of at least a grade 4 (equivalent to the previous A*-C measure) in both maths and English new style GCSEs. Of these 68% achieved the new strong pass grade 5 in both subjects. Many students exceeded…

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SCHOOL NEWS: A-Level successes at Wadham School

SCHOOL NEWS: A-Level successes at Wadham School

Posted: 18th August 2017
STUDENTS at Wadham School in Crewkerne celebrated their A-Level results on Thursday (August 17, 2017) with a number of them getting some amazing news. Will Skinner, president of the Head Student Team, was delighted with A grades in maths, physics and chemistry and a B in biology and will be going on to read material science at Imperial College London. Sisters Nicole and…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Congratulations to Holyrood’s A-Level students

SCHOOL NEWS: Congratulations to Holyrood’s A-Level students

Posted: 17th August 2017
STUDENTS at Holyrood Academy in Chard have been celebrating an excellent set of A-Level results which were announced on Thursday (August 17, 2017). Headteacher Matthew Collins said Holyrood was delighted with its results this year. “What is particularly pleasing is that a record number of A* grades were achieved with more than a third of all grades being A* to B grades…

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