SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Pizza perfect for Milford pupils at Westfield Academy

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Pizza perfect for Milford pupils at Westfield Academy

Posted: 5th February 2015
FIFTY Year 5 students from Milford Junior School in Yeovil went to Westfield Academy earlier this week and spent a morning honing their culinary skills. The students had a lesson in making pizzas and enjoyed themselves immensely, making the dough, chopping the ingredients and then making their perfect toppings. William said: “I love pizza! Mine looks like a face!” – with…

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SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Preston students will be dressing up!

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Preston students will be dressing up!

Posted: 1st February 2015
  STUDENTS at Preston School in Yeovil are being invited to help celebrate World Book Day later this year by dressing up as their favourite character from a book they have read. There will be a prize for the best dressed in each year group. Each student who plans to take part in World Book Day – which will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 – will be asked to donate a…

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SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Chief Scout's gold award for Bruton's Amy

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Chief Scout's gold award for Bruton's Amy

Posted: 31st January 2015
FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD Amy Lugg from Bruton School for Girls has been awarded the highest award a Scout can get - the Chief Scout's Gold Award. Amy has worked really hard to earn this accolade and needed to obtain eight individual Challenge Awards including demonstrating creativity, global awareness, fitness, a commitment to her community and outdoor challenges such as…

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SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Former Preston School student is off to French ski resort

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Former Preston School student is off to French ski resort

Posted: 30th January 2015
YEOVIL College hospitality student Jamie Machin has secured a prestigious placement at popular French ski resort Les Arcs. The Professional Food & Beverage Service Supervision student applied for the post after a visit by Workaseason to Yeovil College, one of several careers talks arranged for students. Following an in depth interview in Surrey, Jamie was offered the…

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SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: National Lottery boost for sport at Yeovil College

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: National Lottery boost for sport at Yeovil College

Posted: 29th January 2015
STUDENTS at Yeovil College have greater access to sport and fitness activities - thanks to a £55,000 National Lottery grant from Sport England’s Further Education Activation Fund. The multi-million pound fund aims to provide students at Further Education and sixth form colleges across the UK with more opportunity to get into sport. Over the next three years, 62 projects…

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SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Bruton girls are eco ambassadors

SCHOOL NEWS: Bruton girls are eco ambassadors

Posted: 29th January 2015
THE Bruton School for Girls is the only secondary school in England and one of only two schools in the South West to have been awarded the prestigious role of Eco-Schools Ambassador for 2015-2017. Eco-Schools is the largest Education for Sustainability programme in the world and is run by the Keep Britain Tidy organisation. In total, just nine schools across England were…

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SCHOOL AND COLLEGES: Oxbridge offers for Bruton girls

SCHOOL NEWS: Oxbridge offers for Bruton girls

Posted: 29th January 2015
TWO Sixth Formers at Bruton School for Girls have been celebrating after receiving offers for university places from Oxford and Cambridge. Maggie Kasprzak who is studying mathematics, biology, chemistry and French has been offered a place by Queen’s College, Oxford, to read biochemistry; whilst Magda Tyka, who is studying biology, chemistry and French, received an offer…

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SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Send us your news!

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: Send us your news!

Posted: 26th January 2015
THE Yeovil Press wants to hear from schools, sixth-forms and colleges within the Yeovil and South Somerset area with all their latest news and events. You can send us your news by email to yeovilpress@gmail.com and it can be about anything and everything. We look forward to hearing from you.

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