Thursday, 21 June 2018

Schoolchildren sing Sixties hits for music competition

Schoolchildren sing Sixties hits for music competition

Pupils at Rupert House School in Henley sang and danced to hits from across four decades as part of a music competition. Youngsters ...

Pupils urge parents to turn off engines outside school

Pupils urge parents to turn off engines outside school

PUPILS at a Henley school have been encouraging their parents to switch off their car engines when they come to collect them. The ...

School’s lacrosse team with five sets of sisters

School’s lacrosse team with five sets of sisters

IT’S not uncommon for sporting prowess to run in the family but a lacrosse team from Caversham has taken this to the extreme. The ...

Snake and ladders with green message

Snake and ladders with green message

PUPILS at Sacred Heart Primary School in Henley were taught about air pollution by environmentalists. Volunteers from Clean Air for ...

Relay runners

TWO members of staff at Rupert House School in Henley took part in the London to Cardiff 24-Hour Team Relay Challenge. Anne Wheeler ...

Pupils visited at school by fire crew

Pupils visited at school by fire crew

PUPILS at Hemdean House School in Caversham enjoyed a visit from firefighters based in Caversham Road. They learnt about the ...

School permits boys’ shorts in hot weather

School permits boys’ shorts in hot weather

BOYS at Gillotts School in Henley can now wear shorts in the summer term. The secondary in Gillotts Lane changed its policy earlier ...

Schools share top prize in revamped science contest

Schools share top prize in revamped science contest

TWO teams of pupils shared the top prize in this year’s Henley Schools Environmental Science Competition. St Mary’s School in St ...

Junior triathlon makes good start

Junior triathlon makes good start

ALMOST 200 children took part in the first ever Henley open water junior triathlon. The competitors, who ranged in age from eight to ...

Schools’ fete

THE Robert Piggott primary schools’ summer fete will take place on Saturday, June 23. The event will be held at the infant school in ...

Business students win £500 with bright idea

Business students win £500 with bright idea

BUSINESS BTEC students at The Henley College participated in a Dragon’s Den-style competition. They pitched their business ideas to a ...

Students raise cash for hospice charity

Students raise cash for hospice charity

BUSINESS BTEC students at The Henley College have raised £2,269.26 for Sue Ryder. Their fund-raising events included cake sales, a ...

Pupils design their sports kit

Pupils design their sports kit

PUPILS at Shiplake Primary School are designing their own branded sports kit. The school’s 17 sports ambassadors came up with the idea ...

Boys can wear skirts to school... but not shorts

Boys can wear school skirts

TEENAGE boys have been told they can’t wear shorts at school if they’re too hot — but they can put on a skirt. Chiltern Edge School in ...

Supporters to disband

THE Bishopswood School Association will be disbanded at the end of the summer term. The group of parents and staff which raises money ...

Hats off to pupils helping brain injury charity

Hats off to pupils helping brain injury charity

PUPILS at St Mary’s School in Henley wore hats to school to raise awareness about brain injury. More than 100 children brought their ...

More space

ST Mary’s School in Henley has been granted permission to extend its nursery. South Oxfordshire District Council has approved plans by ...

Pupils perform for their proud grandparents

Pupils perform for their proud grandparents

DOZENS of people attended the seventh annual grandparents’ lunch at Valley Road Primary School in Henley. The visitors enjoyed tea, ...

School’s May King and Queen crowned with flowers

School’s May King and Queen crowned with flowers

BADGEMORE Primary School in Henley crowned its May King and Queen for 2018. Riley Boon and Ines Regueiro, both 11, were presented with ...

Women walk through the night for cancer charity

Women walk through the night for cancer charity

A TEAM of staff from a Wargrave school raised more than £4,500 with a charity walk in support of a colleague with cancer. The six ...

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