Sunday, 27 May 2018

Residents protest at school’s plan to fence off part of park

Residents protest at school’s plan to fence off part of park

MORE than 100 residents held a community picnic on part of a recreation ground which could be fenced off for use by a school. The ...

 

Council divided over plans to fence off field used by school

COUNCILLORS are divided over plans to fence off a green space in Benson. The village’s primary school wants to re-fence its playing ...

 

No victory as tables are turned in annual schools quiz

No victory as tables are turned in annual schools quiz

TEAMS of parents and school staff went head-to-head at a quiz night in Wargrave. The annual event between teams from Robert Piggott ...

 

The moor, the merrier

The moor, the merrier

MORE than 70 children took part in an expedition on Exmoor and helped to raise more than £44,000 for charity. Pupils from Shiplake ...

 

School staff join charity walk for sick colleague

School staff join charity walk for sick colleague

SIX members of staff at Robert Piggott Infant School in Wargrave are to take part in an overnight charity walk for a colleague who has ...

 

Student stages Sue Ryder fund-raiser for coursework

Student stages Sue Ryder fund-raiser for coursework

LIVE music, a hot dog van and fairground games were among the attractions at a charity fund-raiser held in Mill Meadows, Henley. ...

 

Rock goes up Everest

A ROCK painted by Caitlin Donaldson has made it half way up Mount Everest. TV adventurer Ben Fogle, who is attempting to climb the 29,...

 

Poor attendance is hurting pupils’ progress, says head

THE headteacher of Lewknor Primary School says the poor attendance record of some pupils is damaging their progress. Deborah Cole said ...

 

Charity market at rugby club ladies’ day

Charity market at rugby club ladies’ day

A MINI market and raffle raised £1,330 for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. The Henley branch of the ...

 

Pupils treat locals to tea party

Pupils treat locals to tea party

PUPILS at Hemdean House School in Caversham held a party for residents to mark National Tea Day. The children served cakes and ...

 

College sails through inspection

SHIPLAKE College is celebrating after a successful inspection by an education watchdog. The independent school met the required ...

 

Pupils win science and maths competition

Pupils win science and maths competition

PUPILS from Peppard Primary School won an inter-schools science, technology, engineering and mathematics competition. The five year ...

 

Parents attend ball in aid of primary school

Parents attend ball in aid of primary school

MORE than 130 people attended a black tie ball to raise money for Trinity Primary School in Henley. The event was held at Dry Leas, ...

 

Books to help serving RAF personnel and families

Books to help serving RAF personnel and families

A NEW series of books aimed at improving the mental health of service personnel and their children was launched at RAF Benson Primary ...

 

Pupils help parents clean up their outdoor classroom

Pupils help parents clean up their outdoor classroom

PUPILS at Nettlebed Community School cleaned their playground with the help of their parents. Members of the school’s Friends group ...

 

Parents attend ball in aid of primary school

Parents attend ball in aid of primary school

MORE than 130 people attended a black-tie ball to raise money for a Henley primary school. The Friends of Trinity School hosted ...

 

Helping to preserve our hedgehogs

CHILDREN will be invited to get involved in a hedgehog protection project run by Henley in Bloom. Committee member Catherine Notaras ...

 

Neighbours urged to rent drives for student parking

Neighbours urged to rent drives for student parking

RESIDENTS of a Henley street have been urged to rent out their driveways to improve safety. The suggestion was made by town councillor ...

 

Pupils create storm at visiting Shakespeare production

Pupils create storm at visiting Shakespeare production

CHILDREN from three Henley schools took part in a performance of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Actors from the Young Shakespeare ...

 

Children try skipping

Children try skipping

CHILDREN at Kidmore End Primary School took part in a skipping workshop. John McCormack, founder of Skip2BFit, visited the school in ...