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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, 17:04
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, 07:52
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?

Wincanton’s Annual Duck Race

Thu 14 May '15, 11:46
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, 14:42
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.

Salvage Hunter’s Eye is on the Art at Bruton

Mon 27 Oct '14, 17:40
By Kate Cox
Salvage Hunter’s Eye is on the Art at Bruton

Bruton School for Girls was turned into a film set for the day when star of TV’s Salvage Hunters, Drew Pritchard, arrived to rummage amongst the hidden treasures at the girls’ school.

Sexey’s School Raises £1,000 with Macmillan Coffee Morning

Thu 9 Oct '14, 13:33
By Tom Balch
Sexey’s School Raises £1,000 with Macmillan Coffee Morning

Sexey’s School, Bruton, raised over £1,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support with its two Coffee Mornings held on Friday 26th September as part of Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, with help from local traders.

Bruton School for Girls Posts Impressive GCSE Results Again

Wed 24 Sep '14, 13:25
By Kate Cox
Bruton School for Girls Posts Impressive GCSE Results Again

There were smiles all round as Bruton School for Girls announced its GCSE results on Thursday 21st August. With the highest results for five years, Bruton School is building its reputation for consistently high achievements year on year.

Bruton Student Swaps Boarding School for the ‘Boards’

Fri 19 Sep '14, 16:53
By Kate Cox
Bruton Student Swaps Boarding School for the ‘Boards’

Whilst most students were taking it easy over the Summer, one student at Bruton School for Girls was busy ‘treading the boards’ in London. Ciara Chapman, aged 18 from Bruton, attended the National Youth Theatre’s prestigious Summer workshop in London.

King Arthur’s Open Evening – Thursday 18th September

Fri 12 Sep '14, 14:20
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.

Wincanton's Second Play Day of the Year in Cale Park

Fri 29 Aug '14, 14:10
By John Smith
Wincanton's Second Play Day of the Year in Cale Park

On 20th August South Somerset Play organised the second Play Day of the Summer in Wincanton. The first event attracted circa 500 young folks and this one was expected to be as good, or maybe even better.

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

Wed 6 Aug '14, 17:18
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, 14:37
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, 15:21
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.

Wincanton Primary School Pupils Give Short Mat Bowls a Go!

Fri 11 Jul '14, 12:58
By Jade Hansford
Wincanton Primary School Pupils Give Short Mat Bowls a Go!

At Wincanton Sports Ground we aim to provide a variety of sports for a variety of people. Most recently we invited pupils from Wincanton Primary School to come down and have an opportunity to try Short Mat Bowls.

Mayfly in the Classroom - 2014 VIDEO

Sat 14 Jun '14, 17:48
By Dave Smith
Mayfly in the Classroom - 2014 <small style='color: red'>VIDEO</small>

C.A.T.C.H. has begun its 2014 endeavours with a fabulous activity for the kids. With help from the Wild Trout Trust, a sizable group of Horsington Primary School children were taken down to the River Cale to collect unhatched Mayfly eggs to be taken back to their classroom, hatched and returned to the river days later.

Sunny Duck Races Bring Wincanton Community Together & Raises £500 VIDEO

Mon 9 Jun '14, 14:54
By Mandy Cochrane
Sunny Duck Races Bring Wincanton Community Together & Raises £500 <small style='color: red;'>VIDEO</small>

A wonderful sunny afternoon brought out droves of Wincanton families to enjoy the Duck Races at the Recreation Ground on Sunday 18th May, an annual fundraising event organised by the PTFA of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School.

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