SCHOOL NEWS: Preston School team off to Buckingham Palace for enterprise final

SCHOOL NEWS: Preston School team off to Buckingham Palace for enterprise final

Posted: 9th February 2018
DRAGONS’ Den businessman Peter Jones will be meeting with a team of budding entrepreneurs from Preston School in Yeovil as finalists in his nationwide enterprise competition. Heavenly, a team of four students from Preston School, are one of the eight successful businesses invited to attend Buckingham Palace for a special awards ceremony on March 1, 2018, in the final of…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Non-spill plate serves up success for Fairmead School

SCHOOL NEWS: Non-spill plate serves up success for Fairmead School

Posted: 8th February 2018
A GROUP of 14-year old learners at Fairmead Special School in Yeovil has won second place in a national design competition with the creation of a non-spill dinner plate. The plate will help people who, due to a disability or health issue, find it difficult to hold a plate steady when carrying hot food. The non-spill plate is fitted with a guard that moves around the edge…

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COLLEGE NEWS: Da Vinci restaurant expansion will serve up a treat for diners

COLLEGE NEWS: Da Vinci restaurant expansion will serve up a treat for diners

Posted: 16th January 2018
YEOVIL College has added a huge expansion to its award-winning student-led commercial Da Vinci restaurant. The newly-extended and refurbished restaurant will double its current capacity, and importantly provide a real world learning environment for Yeovil College hospitality and catering students and apprentices. The Da Vinci restaurant is a chance for Yeovil College’s…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Fiveways School remains outstanding – that’s official!

SCHOOL NEWS: Fiveways School remains outstanding – that’s official!

Posted: 11th January 2018
FIVEWAYS School in Yeovil has been celebrating after Government inspectors judged that it remains an “outstanding school.” The school – which promotes the opportunities for pupils with special needs within the Yeovil and surrounding area - received a short inspection on Thursday, November 23, 2017, in which OFSTED inspectors celebrated the “outstanding quality of the…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Meet the Head evening planned in Yeovil for would-be Queen’s College students

SCHOOL NEWS: Meet the Head evening planned in Yeovil for would-be Queen’s College students

Posted: 10th January 2018
PARENTS and prospective students will be able to meet the headteacher of Somerset’s prestigious Queen’s College during a special event later this month in Yeovil. Dr Lorraine Earps will be meeting with people to discuss latest successes and developments at the independent school in Taunton during a Meet the Head event to be held at the Manor Hotel in Hendford, Yeovil, on…

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SCHOOL NEWS: A Winter Concert with Preston School

SCHOOL NEWS: A Winter Concert with Preston School

Posted: 8th December 2017
MUSICAL students at Preston School in Yeovil got people feeling in a wintery festive mood with a seasonal concert... and even the school staff choir got involved. The Preston School Winter Concert on Thursday (December 7, 2017) showcased a fine array of talent from solo singers to choirs, rock music to seasonal favourites, individual instrumentalists to the full school…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Amazing Preston show wows the audience with Joseph musical

SCHOOL NEWS: Amazing Preston show wows the audience with Joseph musical

Posted: 27th November 2017
AMAZINGLY talented stage performers at Preston School in Yeovil wowed audiences with their latest production – the ever-popular musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Two packed audiences on Wednesday and Thursday (November 22-23, 2017) watched thoroughly enjoyed the show with Jacob Edwards excelling in the role of Joseph, while Pippa Strickland and…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Congratulations to Preston School’s Class of ‘17

SCHOOL NEWS: Congratulations to Preston School’s Class of ‘17

Posted: 21st November 2017
A NIGHT of celebration was held at Preston School in Yeovil during its annual presentation evening for school leavers. Students who left Preston earlier this year returned to the school to meet up with their former classmates and teachers and were joined by family members for the presentation of awards. Special guests at the event were Brigadier Darren Cook, plus Cllr…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Students write about their Super Mums

SCHOOL NEWS: Students write about their Super Mums

Posted: 27th September 2017
STUDENTS at Buckler’s Mead Academy in Yeovil rose to the challenge when asked to celebrate the special women in their lives. Writing memories, personal anecdotes and hopes for the futures, the students were delighted to discover they had been chosen for publication in an anthology entitled Super Mums. The high achievers’ co-ordinator at Buckler’s Mead, Kara Wadham, said:…

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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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