Thursday, 13 August 2020

Path cleared

PALLETS that were obstructing a footpath by Greengates, Checkendon, have been removed.

 

School sports day goes ahead with safey measures

School sports day goes ahead with safey measures

CHILDREN at Checkendon Primary School took part in a series of events for their sports day. All 76 pupils were involved, including ...

 

‘Parents and children reassured by safety measures,’ says head

‘Parents and children reassured by safety measures,’ says head

THE headteacher at Checkendon Primary School says important lessons have been learned in the fight against coronavirus. All year ...

 

Dynamic school where pupils feel they are valued

Dynamic school where pupils feel they are valued

“OUR values are at the heart of school life”, says Gillian Seymour, headteacher of Checkendon School, a dynamic village school ...

 

Inspiring curriculum yields academic excellence

Inspiring curriculum yields academic excellence

“OUR values are at the heart of school life”, says Gillian Seymour, headteacher of Checkendon School, a dynamic village school ...

 

Teaching assistant continues daily storytelling via web

Teaching assistant continues daily storytelling via web

A TEACHING assistant from Nettlebed is keeping in contact with her pupils by reading stories to them over the internet. Vicki Thomas ...

 

Children dress up for World Book Day

Children dress up for World Book Day

STAFF and children at Checkendon Primary School took part in a range of activities to celebrate World Book Day last month. The ...

 

Singing stars

Singing stars

PUPILS from Checkendon Primary School sang their hearts out at the Primary Singing Festival at the Centre of Music in Oxford.  Sophia ...

 

Temporary home plan

PLANS by a Checkendon man to temporarily site a mobile home in the grounds of a home have been turned down. Marc Dillon, of Whitehall ...

 

World Book Day 2020: Checkendon Pre-school

World Book Day 2020: Checkendon Pre-school

CHILDREN at Checkendon Pre-School all brought in some of their well-loved stories to share with their friends and dressed up as their ...

 

Post Office van visits retimed

A POST Office van which visits villages in South Oxfordshire has a new timetable. The outreach service, which currently serves ...

 

Fun Sunday

CHECKENDON School will host a fun day on Sunday. Organised by Checkendon Church, it will run from 11am to noon. There will include ...

 

Poppy totals

A TOTAL of £892 was raised in Checkendon for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal last year. This was down from the £1,238.39 ...

 

Lower limit

THE speed limit in Exlade Street will be reduced from 60mph to 30mph from February 4. Checkendon Parish Council asked Oxfordshire ...

 

Toy tractor

A CHILDREN’S toy tractor will be installed at the playground in Checkendon in the spring once the ground conditions improve. Meanwhile,...

 

Roadworks warning

SECTIONS of two roads in Checkendon will be closed for up to five weeks next month for mains sewer work. Lovegrove Lane and Bradley’s ...

 

Baker feeds pupils’ minds and bodies

Baker feeds pupils’ minds and bodies

AN award-winning baker visited Checkendon Primary School. Dot Klerck, who is known as the “cake artist”, conducted a question and ...

 

Hall quiz night

A QUIZ in aid of Checkendon village hall will take place there on Saturday, January 18 at 7pm. Individuals, pairs and groups are ...

 

Road closure

A SECTION of Uxmore Road in Checkendon will be closed for three days next month while road ducts are cleared. The closure will be ...

 

Pupils sing at school tree lights switch-on

Pupils sing at school tree lights switch-on

PUPILS from Checkendon Primary School took part in a ceremony to switch on the school’s Christmas tree lights. The pupils, aged four ...

 

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