Sunday, 03 July 2022

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 ...

Grandparents invited into school for tea and singing

Grandparents invited into school for tea and singing

PUPILS at a Henley school held a tea party for their grandparents. It was the first time the event at Valley Road primary had been ...

Girls secure places at secondaries

Girls secure places at secondaries

EVERY year six pupil at Rupert House School in Henley has succeeded in obtaining places at their first-choice senior school. The 20 ...

Experienced headteacher to take charge of Oratory prep

Experienced headteacher to take charge of Oratory prep

THE new headteacher of the Oratory Preparatory School in Goring Heath says he is “incredibly excited” to be taking on the role. Andrew ...

Mayor delivers commemorative trees to school

Mayor delivers commemorative trees to school

MAYOR Michelle Thomas visited children at St Mary’s School in Henley to deliver saplings for them to plant at home to mark the Queen’s ...

Old school photo recreated

Old school photo recreated

A PHOTOGRAPH to mark the Queen’s coronation was recreated to mark her platinum jubilee. The original picture was taken at Henley ...

Combined May holiday and jubilee celebration

Combined May holiday and jubilee celebration

A MAY queen and king were crowned at Badgemore Primary School in Henley in a mixed celebration of the May holiday and the Queen’s ...

Mayor and ‘Queen’ visit school

Mayor and ‘Queen’ visit school

RUPERT House School in Henley spent a day celebrating the Queen’s jubilee. Mayor Michelle Thomas visited the school in Bell Street to ...

School celebrates jubilee

School celebrates jubilee

CHILDREN at Valley Road Primary School in Henley celebrated the Queen’s platinum jubilee. The fun included a treasure hunt, games and ...

Stoke Row win under-10 girls’ football tournament

Stoke Row win under-10 girls’ football tournament

THE Oratory School in Woodcote hosted an under-10s football tournament for primary school girls. Six local primaries took part in the ...

School retains ‘good’ rating for third time

School retains ‘good’ rating for third time

A SCHOOL in Henley has retained its “good” rating for a third time. Valley Road Primary School was inspected by education watchdog ...

Easter treats for food bank

Easter treats for food bank

Pupils from Rupert House School delivered 108 Easter eggs to the Henley food bank, ensuring a treat for children on its books and some ...

Teacher delivers aid to Ukraine by van with golf buddies

Teacher delivers aid to Ukraine by van with golf buddies

A TEACHER at Queen Anne’s School in Caversham has delivered supplies to Ukraine. Daniel Boyes, 57, who teaches religion and philosophy,...

Schools tackle world record for Red Nose Day

Schools tackle world record for Red Nose Day

More than 7,000 children took part in a world record attempt for Red Nose Day. About 60 schools in Oxfordshire took part, including S ...

Pupils raise money with school bake and book sales

Pupils raise money with school bake and book sales

CHILDREN at two primary schools raised more than £900 for Ukraine. Whitchurch primary raised £327 after parents and pupils baked cakes ...

Badgemore Primary marks 'tutu day'

Badgemore Primary marks 'tutu day'

TEACHERS at Badgemore Primary School in Henley came to work dressed in tutus to thank pupils for raising £746 for “tutu day” on ...

School supper

A FUNDRAISING supper in aid of Shiplake Primary School will be held at the village Memorial Hall next Friday (March 4) from 7pm to ...

Maths teacher who raised school’s attainment rate

Maths teacher who raised school’s attainment rate

A MATHS tutor who has raised her school’s grades by 20 per cent through tutoring small groups of pupils is to retire. Rhuann Kaye, 59, ...

Head leaves after special school fails inspection

A HEADTEACHER is believed to have resigned from a school in Sonning Common after it failed its Ofsted inspection for being “unsafe” ...

Teacher passing on love of poetry to pupils with book

Teacher passing on love of poetry to pupils with book

STEVEN JACKSON is a man on a mission, writes Natalie Aldred. He is passionate about poems — so much so that he wants to help others ...

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