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King Arthur's achieved solid GCSE results this year

Wed 30 Aug '17, 16:19
By Chris Beech
King Arthur's achieved solid GCSE results this year

Despite this year's more rigorous assessment procedures, 51% of King Arthur’s students achieved above the national standard of 5 or more GCSEs including English and Mathematics at grades A*C or 9-4 with 54% gaining standards for Maths and English.

King Arthur’s School Class of ’76 Reunion

Thu 7 Jul '16, 15:27
By Rob Lockey
King Arthur’s School Class of ’76 Reunion

To mark the 40th anniversary of leaving King Arthur’s Community School in Wincanton a class reunion is planned for Saturday 10th September 2016. We would like to have many of our former classmates with us at the celebration.

Grab a Bargain! Jumble Sale on Saturday 21st May

Sat 14 May '16, 09:12
By Mandy Cochrane
Grab a Bargain! Jumble Sale on Saturday 21st May

King Arthur’s students invite you to grab a bargain at a Jumble Sale on Saturday 21st May at Wincanton Primary School. The sale is their latest fund-raising event in aid of a planned month-long expedition to Peru in 2017.

Friends of King Arthur’s Quiz Evening

Thu 24 Mar '16, 15:53
By Jayne Davis
Friends of King Arthur’s Quiz Evening

The Friends of King Arthur’s Community School are holding a Quiz Evening on Thursday 21st April to raise funds. Pull together a team of six, join the fun and enjoy a ploughman’s supper for a good night out.

Easter Eggstravaganza & Gift Swap Raises Funds for Peru Expedition

Fri 11 Mar '16, 09:11
By Mandy Cochrane
Easter Eggstravaganza & Gift Swap Raises Funds for Peru Expedition

Fancy a bargain? Or swapping an unwanted gift for something you really want? Students at King Arthur’s Community School are holding an Easter Eggstravaganza and Gift Swap on Saturday 19th March to raise funds for a month-long expedition to Peru.

A Tale of Two Musical Cities

Mon 8 Feb '16, 18:43
By Jayne Davis
A Tale of Two Musical Cities

King Arthur’s Community School is proud to present a musical tale of two cities. Students are putting on condensed productions of Oliver and Les Miserables' in 12 days from start to finish. Come along and enjoy a truly fantastic performance.

King Arthur’s Students Win Praise for Active Citizenship

Fri 5 Feb '16, 12:46
By Cora Henry
King Arthur’s Students Win Praise for Active Citizenship

King Arthur’s School has been showered with compliments recently following a day of “active citizenship” from its students. The theme for a “Focus day” was to deliver a series of ‘Community Projects’ around Wincanton.

King Arthur’s Celebrating Successes into the New Year

Wed 23 Dec '15, 14:22
By Cora Henry
King Arthur’s Celebrating Successes into the New Year

Latest news: King Arthur’s current academic standings in comparison with County and National standards; ex-students speak at a recent presentation evening at the school, and details of major prize-winners among King Arthur’s students.

King Arthur’s Head Teacher on the School’s Latest OFSTED Report

Tue 20 Oct '15, 18:04
By Chris Beech
King Arthur’s Head Teacher on the School’s Latest OFSTED Report

King Arthur’s School received an OFSTED inspection in June 2015. Chris Beech, Head teacher, gives his perspective upon the report and why he thinks there’s every reason to be optimistic about the progress the school and its students are making.

[CANCELLED] Friends of King Arthur’s Summer Ball

Tue 2 Jun '15, 08:52
By Jayne Davis
<span style='color: red'>[CANCELLED]</span> Friends of King Arthur’s Summer Ball

The Friends of King Arthur’s Community School are holding a Summer Ball on Friday 26th June to raise funds for the school. Come along and have a great evening – why not have a table of friends come together?

Friends of King Arthur’s Quiz Night – Thursday 5th March

Mon 23 Feb '15, 17:20
By Jayne Davis
Friends of King Arthur’s Quiz Night – Thursday 5th March

The Friends of King Arthur’s Community School are holding a Quiz Evening on Thursday 5th March to raise funds. Enjoy the challenge of questions set by our Quizmaster, a ploughman’s supper and some good quizzing company.

Museum Gets a Logo Thanks to King Arthur’s Artists

Mon 23 Feb '15, 16:54
By John Baxter
Museum Gets a Logo Thanks to King Arthur’s Artists

Will Bristol and Brad Tucker, students at King Arthur’s Community School, win prizes for designing a powerful logo for the Wincanton Museum and History Society.

Friends of King Arthur’s Bingo Evening

Sun 25 Jan '15, 21:46
By Jayne Davis
Friends of King Arthur’s Bingo Evening

The Friends of King Arthur’s Community School are holding a Bingo evening on Thursday 5th February to raise funds to buy much needed items for students. Eyes down at 6.30pm – everyone is welcome.

King Arthur’s Open Evening – Thursday 18th September

Fri 12 Sep '14, 15:20
By Emma Harrison
King Arthur’s Open Evening – Thursday 18th September

At the school’s annual Open Evening next Thursday children can take part in our ‘Round Table’ challenge, look around the school and meet our staff. Everyone is welcome, even if you do not have a child approaching secondary school age.

Impressive Art Exhibition at King Arthur’s Ends the Summer Term

Wed 6 Aug '14, 18:18
By John Baxter
Impressive Art Exhibition at King Arthur’s Ends the Summer Term

King Arthur’s ended the summer term with an impressive exhibition of graphics, textiles, art, photography and designed and made work. The exhibition attracted a good turnout of visitors to admire the students’ work.

King Arthur’s School Magazine “Excalibur” – Summer 2014

Tue 29 Jul '14, 15:37
By Emma Harrison
King Arthur’s School Magazine “Excalibur” – Summer 2014

What has been going on at King Arthur’s this term? Take a look at our colour school magazine, "Excaliber", and see the great activities taking place!

David Kiddell – a Great Loss for King Arthur’s School

Sun 20 Jul '14, 16:21
By Chris Beech
David Kiddell – a Great Loss for King Arthur’s School

On Tuesday 17th June, David Kiddell, Head of Design Technology at King Arthur’s School since 1997, died suddenly in the early hours of the morning. Staff and students grieved as they dealt with the loss of a very caring, hardworking teacher.

King Arthur's 'Excalibur' Magazine – Spring 2014

Sat 17 May '14, 20:19
By Emma Harrison
King Arthur's 'Excalibur' Magazine – Spring 2014

Take a look at the latest edition of our school magazine ‘Excalibur’, full of news and pictures of events that have taken place in the Spring term at King Arthur’s Community School.

Friends of King Arthur's School Quiz – 3rd April

Tue 25 Mar '14, 08:43
By Jayne Davis
Friends of King Arthur's School Quiz – 3rd April

The Friends of King Arthur's School (FOKAS) annual Quiz takes place on Thursday 3rd April. This event has always proved to be a popular event, so get in touch to register your team and join us for a great evening.

King Arthur's Students Plan Once-in-a-Lifetime Expedition to Tanzania

Mon 10 Mar '14, 13:55
By Vickie Burpitt
King Arthur's Students Plan Once-in-a-Lifetime Expedition to Tanzania

Seven students from King Arthur's Community School, Wincanton are excitedly preparing for a four-week trip to Tanzania in the Summer of 2015. A musical concert on Thursday, 13th March will help them raise the funds for this one-in-a-lifetime trip.

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