Education

Quest for Fun and Facts: Children’s University event at the Roman Baths

Quest for Fun and Facts: Children’s University event at the Roman Baths

Quest for Fun and Facts: Children’s University event at the Roman Baths – An evening of fun, games and activities will take place at the Roman Baths on Thursday, October 26 to introduce the Children’s University in Bath. The Children’s University encourages out-of-school learning, promoting life experiences, motivation, ambition and a love of learning in children aged… Read More…

Over £8m invested in Children’s Futures

Over £8m invested in Children’s Futures

An £8m investment in Somerset children’s futures saw pupils and staff returning after the summer break through the doors of two brand new state of the art primary schools this week. Somerset County Council invested over £8m in building two brand new Primary Schools in Yeovil and Bridgwater, which will provide over 600 school places… Read More…

Why Norton Hill School is great for your child?

Why Norton Hill School is great for your child?

“I would like you congratulate you, your staff and your pupils for the high levels of progress your pupils are making.  Your school’s results, as published on 19 January, show that you are amongst the top five percent of schools in terms of the progress your pupils make between key stage 2 and the end… Read More…

Why choose Somervale School for your child?

Why choose Somervale School for your child?

Somervale is now a leading school in the country for student progress. The school has recently been placed in the top 10% of schools based on the progress made by students at GCSE. The GCSE results in 2016 were confirmed as outstanding by a number of government publications which place Somervale as second for student… Read More…

Is your child too tired to learn?

Is your child too tired to learn?

New research has confirmed what we have long suspected – that lack of sleep among primary school children is having a devastating effect, with nine out of 10 teachers complaining that pupils are too tired to learn. The poll also reveals that more than half – 55% – of teachers agreed that the brightest children… Read More…

Dinosaurs will take centre stage at Festival of Nature

Dinosaurs will take centre stage at Festival of Nature

The Festival returns to the West of England: June 8 – 25 The Festival of Nature will take on a prehistoric twist this year with a host of dinosaur fossils and skeletons making a special trip to Bristol as part of the two-week long event. The Bristol Dinosaur Project will be at the festival to… Read More…

30hrs Free childcare – not as clear cut as it seems!

Charlotte Lucas, Founder and Co-owner of Welton Free Rangers talks to us about the governments new plans for childcare. Its an interesting read and especially important for parents looking for childcare. “From September 2017 the Government’s promise of 30 hrs “Free” childcare is due to start. This latest initiative alongside the release of a new,… Read More…

Volunteers wanted to help with Stories and Rhymes at Midsomer Norton Library

Volunteers wanted to help with Stories and Rhymes at Midsomer Norton Library

Midsomer Norton library is looking for volunteers to help us deliver pre-school Story and Rhyme and/or Baby Bounce sessions. We encourage parents to take their children to the library at an early age in order to instill a love of books and reading. Stories and Rhymes take place every Monday at 11am. Baby Bounce and Rhyme take… Read More…

Early years education – what’s the best choice for your child?

Early years education – what’s the best choice for your child?

Every child is different: what proves a godsend for one may be a nightmare for another. At such a tender age, how do you know what will suit your child? The options Pre-school isn’t compulsory and for good reason. Not all parents want their child to attend a pre-school and it will not suit every child.… Read More…

All about SATs

All about SATs

If you’ve a child in Year 2 or 6, it won’t be long before SATs (Standard Assessment Tests) start to be a key discussion point at the school gate, assuming they aren’t already. Even if you have some experience of SATs with older children, you’ll find the goals posts have changed with 2016 seeing the… Read More…

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