SCHOOL NEWS: Tiny tots tie the knot ahead of the Royal Wedding

SCHOOL NEWS: Tiny tots tie the knot ahead of the Royal Wedding

Posted: 18th May 2018
THE children and parents of All Saints Primary School in Montacute got in the mood for the Royal Wedding by attending an enactment of a wedding ceremony at the village church. All the children in Class One dressed up in their best attire and each child had a special role to play in the ceremony – there was a large wedding party including the bride, bridegroom, best man…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Mariella Frostrup inspires students at Preston School

SCHOOL NEWS: Mariella Frostrup inspires students at Preston School

Posted: 30th April 2018
BROADCASTER and journalist Mariella Frostrup gave an interesting insight into her life during an afternoon at Preston School in Yeovil in which she tried to impress upon students that they had the world at their feet. Mariella had been given the theme of “aspirations” for her talk and she deliberately avoided using the word “aspiration” as she felt it might put off her…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Children go bananas over waste

SCHOOL NEWS: Children go bananas over waste

Posted: 15th March 2018
THE waste of food that has travelled around the world to reach our plates has sent Yeovil schoolchildren bananas. Pupils at St Gilda's Catholic Primary School in Mary Street, Yeovil, were among the first to join the Schools Against Waste programme backed by the six council partners in Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP). Schools Against Waste will see thousands of pupils…

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COLLEGE NEWS: Yeovil College to remain closed on Friday

COLLEGE NEWS: Yeovil College to remain closed on Friday

Posted: 1st March 2018
YEOVIL College has announced that it will be closed on Friday (March 2, 2018) due to the adverse weather problems. The college was closed on Thursday (March 1, 2018) due to expected snow and now because of the bad weather having arrived an early decision has been made to close again. A college spokesman said: “As the weather continues to decline, we have decided to close…

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COLLEGE NEWS: Yeovil College closed due to weather concerns

COLLEGE NEWS: Yeovil College closed due to weather concerns

Posted: 1st March 2018
YEOVIL College kept its doors closed on Thursday (March 1, 2018) due to concerns about forecasted bad weather. A college spokesman said: “The risk is mainly around the bus companies managing student and staff travel later today. “We recognise that this may cause inconvenience to some and it is not a decision we've made lightly. “Apologies in advance, however having…

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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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