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A Christmas Fayre at Ansford Academy

Tue 7 Nov '17, 19:40
By John Smith
A Christmas Fayre at Ansford Academy

Ansford Academy is holding a Christmas fayre and raffle next week, to raise money to purchase 3D printers and other mobile devices that will help the school to prepare students for today’s technology-rich world.

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.

Wincanton Duck Race returns this year on Sunday 14th May

Fri 12 May '17, 09:02
By Karen Williams
Wincanton Duck Race returns this year on Sunday 14th May

The annual Wincanton Duck Race makes a welcome return for 2017 following a year off. It takes up its position next to the River Cale and the new play area in Wincanton's Cale Park. The fun begins at 1pm and will finish at 4pm. Come along for a family day out. The weather looks favourable, even for ducks!

Rounders at the Rec this month is just the beginning...

Tue 2 May '17, 23:41
By Dave Smith
Rounders at the Rec this month is just the beginning...

Show up at Cale Park with a quid this Thursday at 6:30pm to hit a ball with a stick and run around in circles and stuff. All young people are welcome (under 10s to be accompanied by an adult) and there'll be free refreshments. But this is just the start of something long overdue in Wincanton.

Fun for Kids at Wincanton Library

Wed 19 Oct '16, 15:20
By Penny Ashton
Fun for Kids at Wincanton Library

Anyone who took part in the Big Friendly Read, or attended the craft and story day in August already knows what fun libraries can be. Wincanton Library Friends intend to host creative events for children during all half term breaks and other school holidays.

Wincanton's Second Play Day is Next Week - Don't Miss Out!

Wed 17 Aug '16, 15:46
By John Smith
Wincanton's Second Play Day is Next Week - Don't Miss Out!

Thursday 11th was the first of two Play Days planned for August during the school holiday period. If you couldn’t make it you needn't miss out. Come to the second event on Thursday 25th August, next week!

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
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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?

Wincanton’s Annual Duck Race

Thu 14 May '15, 12:46
By Our Lady’s PTFA
Wincanton’s Annual Duck Race

Join Our Lady’s PTFA for a fun-packed afternoon on Sunday 17th May at Wincanton Recreation Ground from 12.00 until 3.00pm. The main event is our duck race, but there’s plenty of other entertainment going on.

Key Milestone for New Wincanton Children’s Nursery

Wed 1 Apr '15, 15:42
By Sue Place
Key Milestone for New Wincanton Children’s Nursery

Offices at Churchfields, Wincanton have had change of use permission granted by South Somerset District Council to transform them into a children’s nursery. Forty much needed spaces for 0 – 4 year-olds will be created.

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.

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