Sunday, 15 September 2019

Lessons in happiness

CHILDREN at Sonning Primary School have won an award for promoting good mental health. The school took part in the Charlie Waller ...

 

Schools not feeling Government budget increases, says MP

Schools not feeling Government budget increases, says MP

JOHN HOWELL has criticised the Government’s response to two petitions demanding increased funding for schools in the Henley area. The ...

 

College’s ‘Mrs Wonderful’ retires after two decades

College’s ‘Mrs Wonderful’ retires after two decades

THE Henley College has said goodbye to a “kind, considerate and wonderful” member of staff after 20 years of service. Helen Midford, ...

 

Rugby festival

SHIPLAKE College is inviting the community to attend a FieldFest event on Saturday, September 14 from 11.30am. The day will feature a ...

 

School is rated good as head leaves

A HENLEY primary school has retained its “good” rating at the same time as it is losing its headteacher. Marion Arnold will leave ...

 

School wins ‘maths in real life’ challenge for first time

School wins ‘maths in real life’ challenge for first time

EWELME Park hosted the 15th annual South Oxfordshire secondary schools “maths in real life” challenge. With the support of landowner ...

 

School’s cash boost for charity

RUPERT House School in Henley has raised more £1,300 for the Footsteps Foundation. Each year, the independent school’s parent ...

 

Why haven’t schools got a place for my daughter?

A MOTHER has criticised the education system after she was unable to get a primary school place for her 10-year-old daughter in Henley....

 

School presented with book in campaign to promote nature and literature

School presented with book in campaign to promote nature and literature

WHITCHURCH Primary School has become the first school in Oxfordshire to be presented with a nature book following a national campaign. ...

 

Pupils earn £650 reward for helping the environment

Pupils earn £650 reward for helping the environment

A SCHOOL in Wargrave has received £650 from an environmental rewards scheme. Robert Piggott Infant School was presented with the money ...

 

School walk

CHILDREN at St Mary’s School in Henley have taken part in Walk to School Week. Every day this week pupils and their parents have ...

 

Fair cancelled

WATLINGTON Primary School has cancelled its spring fair, which was due to be held tomorrow (Saturday). It says it failed to find ...

 

150 more names on school funding petition

150 more names on school funding petition

CAMPAIGNERS demanding fairer funding for schools collected 150 signatures on a petition in two hours in Henley town centre on Saturday....

 

Former Shiplake College teacher jailed for indecent assault

Former Shiplake College teacher jailed for indecent assault

A FORMER teacher has been jailed for abusing a boy at Shiplake College more than 40 years ago. Malcolm Woodcock, 76, of Milton Demeral,...

 

New computer suite to pave way for creative careers

New computer suite to pave way for creative careers

A NEW computer suite has opened at The Henley College, writes Axel Fithen. The room in its Rotherfield building has been equipped with ...

 

Good start

MORE than nine out of 10 parents in Oxfordshire whose children are due to start school in September have been offered their first ...

 

Safety advice

AN online safety workshop for parents will be held at Robert Piggott Junior School in Wargrave on Tuesday from 2pm to 3pm. The event ...

 

Nature study

FRUIT trees have been planted at Badgemore Primary School in Henley. The Hop Gardens school also has a new wildlife pond, beehives, ...

 

Colour run

A COLOUR run will be held in Stoke Row on May 18, start at the sports pavilion at 1.30pm. Runners will be covered in coloured corn ...

 

MP urges schools to back Young Climate Warriors scheme

MP urges schools to back Young Climate Warriors scheme

JOHN HOWELL has backed a new initiative that encourages young people to help tackle climate change, writes Jack Taylor. The Henley MP ...

 

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