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Wincanton Primary School Easter bonnet parade 2022

Fri 13 May 2022
By Kay Carswell
Wincanton Primary School Easter bonnet parade 2022

On the mornings of 27th and 28th of April 2022, children performed for their parents as part of the Easter celebrations at Wincanton Primary School. It was wonderful to welcome parents and carers back onto our school site at last.

Wincanton kids planted trees with the Town Council for the Queen's Jubilee

Wed 16 Mar 2022
By Dave Smith
Wincanton kids planted trees with the Town Council for the Queen's Jubilee

On the cold, wet and miserable morning of Friday 11th March, several groups of remarkably resilient school and nursery children from Wincanton helped plant trees with Wincanton Town Council in conjunction with the Queen's Green Canopy initiative.

Horsington pupils treated to masterclass by legendary racehorse trainer at Wincanton Racecourse

Wed 9 Feb 2022
By Nick Seddon
Horsington pupils treated to masterclass by legendary racehorse trainer at Wincanton Racecourse

Local schoolchildren were given a day to remember at Wincanton Racecourse on Wednesday, January 26th, when they were treated to a masterclass by the legendary racehorse trainer David Elsworth.

Wincanton Primary School is looking for a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Wed 5 May 2021
By Wincanton Primary School
Wincanton Primary School is looking for a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Our OFSTED rated ‘Good’ School is looking for a skilled full-time Learning Support Assistant to work with a child in Year 3 to help with concentration, attention and completion of tasks. Application deadline 12 noon on Monday 10th May.

Wincanton Primary School update - November 2020

Wed 4 Nov 2020
By Kay Carswell
Wincanton Primary School update - November 2020

At Wincanton Primary School, we are continuing with our ‘new normal’. During this last half-term, it has been a pleasure to welcome back all the children and to see how excited they have been to see their friends again.

Students at King Arthur's School are celebrating their GCSE grades

Mon 24 Aug 2020
By Holly George
Students at King Arthur's School are celebrating their GCSE grades

After an incredibly challenging second half to this academic year, King Arthur’s School is proud to share the success of its Year 11 students, which truly reflects their hard work, commitment and dedication throughout a challenging second half of the academic year.

Bloom baby classes are coming to Wincanton in September

Thu 20 Aug 2020
By Emma Evans
Bloom baby classes are coming to Wincanton in September

Hi. I'm Emma, and I'm excited to announce Bloom will be running from September at Just Dance Studios in Wincanton! These classes aid baby's natural development with our fun range of sensory activities, whilst strengthening the bond between parent and baby.

Wincanton Primary School update - July 2020

Mon 27 Jul 2020
By Kay Carswell
Wincanton Primary School update - July 2020

An update from Wincanton Primary School about what has been going on over the summer term, as well as how the staff have been preparing new units of work for next term, and to welcome Holiday Club children to provide care for working families.

Wincanton Primary School lockdown update June 2020

Tue 16 Jun 2020
By Kay Carswell
Wincanton Primary School lockdown update June 2020

At Wincanton Primary School we have been working hard since lockdown began to support all our children and their families. Here's an overview of what has been going on at the School, and how the staff and pupils have been getting on.

A fun video message from King Arthur's staff with love

Thu 14 May 2020
By Jen Jacklin
A fun video message from King Arthur's staff with love

The staff at King Arthur's School have recorded a video message for all their students and families. You can watch it right here, along with a message from the Headteacher, Mrs. Jacklin.

Ofsted: Wincanton Primary is a GOOD school!

Thu 16 Apr 2020
By Wincanton Primary School
Ofsted: Wincanton Primary is a GOOD school!

Wincanton Primary School is celebrating following their recent Ofsted inspection that found it to be one of a few that have managed to secure the new “GOOD” standard under a new framework that came into force at the beginning of this academic year.

Wincanton Primary School pupils visit the Town Hall

Tue 31 Mar 2020
By Susan Shelbourn-Barrow
Wincanton Primary School pupils visit the Town Hall

Wincanton Primary School pupils visited the Town Hall on the 26th February, to hear about the role their Town Council plays for residents and, most importantly, for the children of our town. They even made a few suggestions of their own!

King Arthur's School COVID-19 update

Fri 27 Mar 2020
By Jen Jacklin
King Arthur's School COVID-19 update

A message from King Arthur's School, which closed on Friday 20th March in response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. KA will be closed, but will provide childcare for the children of key workers that cannot be cared for at home.

King Arthur's School presents Bugsy Malone

Wed 8 Jan 2020
By Kate Kirkpatrick
King Arthur's School presents Bugsy Malone

Next week King Arthur’s students will perform their 2020 musical, ‘Bugsy Malone’. Cast and crew cross all year groups and have worked hard to bring you a taste of New York in the roaring 20s! Please come along for a great show, and to support these talented youngsters!

A Christmas Fair supporting schools in Henstridge

Tue 3 Dec 2019
By Natalie Cochrane
A Christmas Fair supporting schools in Henstridge

On behalf of St Nicholas Primary School and Explorers Preschool in Henstridge we are holding a Christmas fair on Friday 13th December. There'll be rides, games, food, crafts, a lantern parade and Santa's Grotto!

Horsington Church School fundraising youth market

Tue 5 Nov 2019
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington Church School fundraising youth market

Horsington Church School is organising its own youth market in Cole's Yard this weekend to raise funds towards refurbishing the classrooms. Hot drinks and soup, savoury and sweet nibbles, handmade arts and crafts will be for sale.

Wincanton Growing Together at Carrington House

Thu 20 Jun 2019
By Debbie Hicks
Wincanton Growing Together at Carrington House

Pupils from all three of Wincanton's schools have been collaborating with residents of Carrington House as part of a community project to revamp the care home's gardens in support of St Margaret’s Hospice’s Glorious Somerset Gardens scheme.

Wincanton Primary School thanks the community for a huge volunteer DIY effort

Sun 12 May 2019
By Aly Flynn
Wincanton Primary School thanks the community for a huge volunteer DIY effort

A team of 34 volunteers, including parents, staff and members of the community, decorated six classrooms and built a large decked stage area at Wincanton Primary School, which has been overwhelmed by the generous community support.

Remembered in Horsington

Fri 16 Nov 2018
By Stephen Miles
Remembered in Horsington

Children from Horsington Church Primary School processed 14 silhouettes, representing the 14 Horsington and South Cheriton soldiers lost to WW1, from Horsington War Memorial to St John’s Church on Friday 9th November.

WW1 fallen ‘brought back to the places they left behind’

Wed 31 Oct 2018
By Stephen Miles
WW1 fallen ‘brought back to the places they left behind’

On Friday 9th November, St John’s Church will hold a memorial service for our fallen heroes of WW1, during which a contingent of soldiers and veterans will march 14 life-size silhouettes from the war memorial to the Church.

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