COLLEGE NEWS: Info sessions about apprenticeships

COLLEGE NEWS: Info sessions about apprenticeships

Posted: 24th July 2017
YEOVIL College is running a series of apprenticeship drop-in sessions at its Mudford Road campus throughout the summer to offer advice and guidance. The sessions will be held every Thursday from 10am to 1pm all through the summer and could prove extremely useful to those people thinking about an apprenticeship. This is an opportunity for anyone, not just school and…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Preston students enjoy Race for Life

SCHOOL NEWS: Preston students enjoy Race for Life

Posted: 21st July 2017
STUDENTS closed the academic year at Preston School in Yeovil on a high note by raising more than £600 for Cancer Research. The students and staff took part in a Race for Life event on the school field on Thursday (July 20, 2017) with extra fun thrown in with giant inflatable obstacles and water guns. It was a big success and the students thoroughly enjoyed it as they…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Preston students dress to impress for Year 11 Prom

SCHOOL NEWS: Preston students dress to impress for Year 11 Prom

Posted: 7th July 2017
PRESTON School students from Yeovil did themselves proud on Friday (July 7, 2017) evening with the traditional end-of-school Year 11 Prom. The students dressed in their finest and arrived in a whole host of different forms of transport for the Prom which was held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at RNAS Yeovilton. Sports cars, camper vans, tractors, trucks, a vintage bus and…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Celebrating a Day of Celebration at Holyrood Academy

SCHOOL NEWS: Celebrating a Day of Celebration at Holyrood Academy

Posted: 1st July 2017
HOLYROOD Academy in Chard turned on the style and the glamour – plus a huge chunk of all-important fun – as Year 11 students enjoyed the annual Celebration Day. The Year 11 students arrived at Holyrood on Friday (June 30, 2017) in a whole host of different forms of transport including lorries, camper vans, vintage vehicles, classic sports cars, tractors and a horse and…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Fairmead goes back to the Roaring Twenties for its first-ever Prom

SCHOOL NEWS: Fairmead goes back to the Roaring Twenties for its first-ever Prom

Posted: 30th June 2017
FAIRMEAD School in Yeovil – which caters for students with additional learning needs – enjoyed a very special night on Thursday (June 29, 2017) when it held its first-ever Prom. The Prom was held for students in Years 11-14 who are moving on to pastures new and there was a special theme of The Great Gatsby based on the 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Westfield students dress to impress at Year 11 Prom

SCHOOL NEWS: Westfield students dress to impress at Year 11 Prom

Posted: 29th June 2017
YEAR 11 students at Westfield Academy in Yeovil turned on the style for the traditional end-of-school Prom. The rain stayed away – just about – as the students arrived at the picturesque venue of Haselbury Mill near Crewkerne on Thursday (June 29, 2017) evening in swish suits and dazzling dresses with family members waiting to welcome them and with cameras in hand…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Wadham students celebrate Year 11 Prom in the rain

SCHOOL NEWS: Wadham students celebrate Year 11 Prom in the rain

Posted: 28th June 2017
WET weather failed to dampen the enthusiasm of Year 11 students from Wadham School in Crewkerne as they enjoyed the traditional end of school Prom which was held at Haselbury Mill. A large crowd of parents, relatives and friends assembled at Haselbury Mill before the mass cavalcade of vehicles arrived with students looking forward to a fun-packed evening on Wednesday…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Celebrations for Wadham’s Sixth-Form students

SCHOOL NEWS: Celebrations for Wadham’s Sixth-Form students

Posted: 27th June 2017
SIXTH-FORM students at Wadham School in Crewkerne celebrated the end of year in style – together with their teaching staff – with a dinner and dance. Seventy students and staff members enjoyed a two-course meal at the Shrubbery Hotel in Ilminster on Thursday (June 22, 2017) followed by a lively evening of dancing to music provided by a former student’s disco, Glow…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Buckler’s Mead students turn on the style for Year 11 prom

SCHOOL NEWS: Buckler’s Mead students turn on the style for Year 11 prom

Posted: 22nd June 2017
STUNNING outfits and smart suits – the young ladies and gentlemen of Buckler’s Mead Academy did the school proud at the annual Year 11 Prom. It was a chance for the students to share one last big social get-together as a Year Group before heading off to work or further education. They turned up in an array of different forms of transport including sports cars, camper…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Stanchester links with RNAS Yeovilton

SCHOOL NEWS: Stanchester links with RNAS Yeovilton

Posted: 21st June 2017
STANCHESTER Academy at Stoke-sub-Hamdon – a school which has the highest proportion of children from Armed Forces families in Somerset – has strengthened its links with RNAS Yeovilton. Principal Amy Joynes recently jointly signed the Armed Force Covenant with Commodore Nick Tindal, the Commanding Officer at Yeovilton, which will act as a commitment between the state and…

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