Saturday, 02 July 2022

New term brings a fresh start

New term brings a fresh start

Millions of children and young people will be starting the new academic year next month. Although caution is still needed, the coming academic year can be approached with optimism. As the new term nears, we talk to parents, pupils and teachers to discover what they are most looking forward to.

School is the best place for children

School is the best place for children

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE: As part of the UK Government’s first step out of lockdown, schools are welcoming back all pupils. We look at the benefits to children in returning to school and the protective measures that have been put in place for students, their families and teachers.

How you can help your children keep up with studying

How you can help your children keep up with studying

While schools and colleges are closed to all except children of critical workers and vulnerable children, most children are currently receiving remote learning support. Teachers and lecturers are working hard to ensure students don’t miss out. Here we explain what experts are offering to ensure ongoing education as well as tips on how parents can best help pupils.

Safety first as children return to classrooms

Safety first as children return to classrooms

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE: School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreed pupils safely returning now to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do, vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being as well as social interaction of classmates.

BREAKING NEWS: Wargrave School closed after power cut

The Piggott School

The Piggott School in Wargrave is closed today (Monday) due to a power cut. The school in Twyford Road is shut for all age groups ...

GCSE results break records yet again

CRANFORD House are delighted to be celebrating their third consecutive year of record-breaking GCSE results. Once again, their pupils ...

Course for history buffs

A COURSE on ancient Egypt will be held by the Workers’ Educational Association in Wargrave. Ancient Egypt: Hatshepsut, Amarna and the ...

Design course

A COURSE on architecture in the English parish church will be held by the Workers’ Educational Association in Henley. Keith Hasted ...

School award

LANGTREE School in Woodcote has been honoured for supporting young carers. The academy in Reading Road has received Oxfordshire County ...

Pupils’ comic book take on flesh-eating plant musical

FIFTY-five pupils took part in a production of the musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors at Langtree School in Woodcote. The show ...

Business School launches £31m redevelopment

A NEW five-floor teaching block is to be built at Henley Business School as part of a £31 million investment. The move is part of a ...

School musical

PUPILS at Langtree School in Woodcote are to perform the comic musical Little Shop of Horrors. The shows will take place on June 20, ...

Schools quiz

PARENTS and teachers from Robert Piggott Junior School in Wargrave will take on their counterparts from Crazies Hill Primary School in ...

Talking & teamwork replace lessons for creativity day

PUPILS at Langtree School in Woodcote enjoyed a range of activities as part of their annual creativity day. Their timetable was put on ...

Olympic sprinter gives tips to students

NINE students at Highdown School in Emmer Green enjoyed a training session with Olympic athlete Abi Oyepitan, writes James Burton. The ...

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New coaches

SONNING Common Youth Club is to have two female football coaches to run girls’ sessions. Reading Football Club has match-funded a £500 grant from Sported and will provide the ... [more]


Park opening

THE new recreation ground in Sonning Common should be open in time for the summer school holidays. Memorial Park in Reades Lane has a multi-use games area, a track around the edge ... [more]

Tea and support

Tea and support

A DEMENTIA café is to be held regularly in Sonning Common from next month. Tea parties for sufferers and their carers will be held at the Abbeycrest nursing home in Essex Way once ... [more]


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