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Easter-themed fun was the order of the day when children took part in a special arts and crafts day at Little Farm Holiday Club last week.

Children with their creations after Sidcot Holiday Club's design a t-shirt day.

Children at a village holiday club stepped into the shoes of a fashion designer when they took part in a clothing design day last week.

Worle Village Primary School, celebrating good ofsted rating, pupils with Deputy headteacher  Michelle Bamford.

A PRIMARY school in Worle which required improvement has made ‘rapid progress’ and has now been rated as good by education watchdog Ofsted.

The winning Petbox team.

MONTHLY treats for pampered pets proved a successful business idea for one group of teenagers at a Dragons’ Den-style event held at Weston College.

Weston College
Absences can have an effect on education.

HUNDREDS of secondary school children in North Somerset are missing significant chunks of their education and it could have a ‘lasting effect’ on their future prospects.

Youngsters decorating Easter cupcakes at Congresbury Youth Club.

CHILDREN in Congresbury were able to make the most of their Easter school holidays, with a number of events held.

Congresbury
National Apprenticeship Week at Weston College.

APPRENTICES at Weston College have been promoting the benefits of their training as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

Weston College
Staff and children at Little Angels Nursery, Orchard Street.

A WESTON nursery which was deemed inadequate by inspectors at the end of last year has been turned around in the past six months to earn a new rating of good.

Abuse on social media has been described as 'typical' for teachers.

THE amount of online abuse teachers face from pupils is ‘getting worse’, with negative pictures of staff being published on social media sites and mobile phone apps.

Students square up against chess pro

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Churchill Academy Chess Master Keith Arkell with pupils.

Skillful students from Churchill Academy and Sixth Form and Wrington Primary School have pitted their wits against a world-champion chess player.

Avatar-themed performance a big hit

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Students from Worle Community School performed a dance at The Playhouse inspired by Avatar.

STUDENTS from Worle Community School showed off their best dancing moves at The Playhouse as part of this year’s dance festival.

Worle Community School

Toga uniforms at Castle Batch

Friday, April 10, 2015
Castle Batch students during a Greek-themed day.

ROMAN warriors and mummies were spotted at a Worle primary school as part of a Greek-themed event.

Year one pupils from Herons Moor Academy who took part in a mock wedding.

THERE was a big celebration in Locking Castle as a young couple tied the knot – but everything was not as it seemed.

Children create floral cross

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Students celebrating Easter at Worlebury school.

A STUNNING floral cross was displayed at Worlebury St Paul’s Primary School ahead of the Easter break.

Chemistry Teacher with Students in Class --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

NORTH Somerset Council’s executive member for education has written to the Government to request a new school be opened in Weston.

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