Education

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A TEAM of Weston students took on a tough 35-mile challenge.

Author David Fuller with pupils reading his books.

AN AUTHOR whose children’s football books have been hailed as ‘the perfect story to encourage reluctant boy readers’ has paid a visit to Weston’s Walliscote Primary School.

Anna Jones with the Rt. Hon. Lord Mayor of Bristol and Brian Kirkup

A Churchill Academy and Sixth Form student has won first prize in a prestigious speaking competition.

Churchill Academy and Sixth Form
Coaches Tony George and Duncan Wood with young cricketers.

A youth sports programme got off to a flying start at Blagdon Cricket Club.

Weston College and Las Vegas students perform together.

AN EIGHT-HOUR time difference and 5,000 miles did not stop students from Weston College and Las Vegas from performing together.

Weston College
Viking Day at Castle Batch Primary School.

VIKING shields, swords and ancient artefacts have been spotted in a classroom at Castle Batch Primary School.

Worlebury students made books to raise money for Children's Hospice South West.

RECEPTION pupils at Worlebury Primary School may be at the start of their school life, but they are already showing potential as budding authors.

Swapping iPads for hopscotch

Sunday, May 17, 2015
Jessica Gough, aged 13, trying out the new hopskotch at Priory Community School.

CLASSROOMS filled with iPads and interactive whiteboards have become the norm but at one secondary school children have been enjoying going back to basics and playing hopscotch.

Priory Community School

Magician’s tricks amaze kids

Sunday, May 17, 2015
Magician Martin Thomas with children.

CARD tricks, optical illusions and fun with balloon animals were all on offer at Becket Primary School.

Student supplies.

A Village preschool has said it is ‘pleased’ with its latest Ofsted rating of good, despite being ranked as outstanding during its last inspection.

Pupils getting their hands dirty as part of Puxton Park's gardening project.

Schools from across Weston and its surrounding area could soon be benefitting from a healthy change in eating habits, thanks to a gardening initiative which came alive last week.

Puxton Park

‘Eco warriors’ plant new seeds

Friday, May 15, 2015
Children took part in a 'green day' at Burrington Primary School.

Eco-friendly pupils at Burrington Primary School enjoyed learning about nature as part of an environmental day.

Dribuild has donated £6,000 to Weston College.

WESTON College’s Academy of Sport is set to get even better in the next few years thanks to a £6,000 donation.

Weston College

Sport stars of the future on camera

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Sports Leaders UK filming youngsters at the event.

WORLE Community School was chosen to feature in a nationwide campaign for Sports Leaders UK.

Worle Community School
The Hans Price Academy students take part in a leaders' debate for their own election.

WHILE most of the attention focused on the General Election, another vote was held at a Weston school.

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