SCHOOLS OUT...CO-OPERATIVE CHILDCARE: Nursery is buzzing with happy and busy children

Swindon Advertiser:

3:09pm Monday 21st July 2014

AT CO-OPERATIVE Childcare, in Walcot, staff understand it is a tough decision for parents to leave their child in someone else’s care so they seek to make it as easy as possible.

MILLBROOK PRIMARY SCHOOL: Helping children to thrive

Swindon Advertiser:

2:07pm Monday 7th July 2014

LEARNING at Millbrook Primary School is seen as a lifelong process so all pupils are given everything they need for their futures.

BISHOPSTONE PRIMARY SCHOOL: Pupils' voyage of discovery

Swindon Advertiser: Eager pupils in the classroom

11:33am Monday 30th June 2014

BISHOPSTONE Church of England School is a unique place to learn, offering an education that is broad and rich.


Swindon Advertiser: Lauren, Lucy, Georgia and Sam work on the Tap It computer

12:03pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

ACADEMY conversion is the topic on everybody’s lips at Lydiard Millicent CE VC Primary School, as a consultation process opened up earlier this year.

LAWN PRIMARY: Check out our school

Swindon Advertiser: Chess club members, back row, Euan, Daniel and Oliver, middle row, Ross, Josh and Sam, front row, Eleanor and Ross

4:59pm Monday 16th June 2014

THE last year has been a busy one for both staff and pupils at Lawn Primary School as they prepare for a new curriculum coming into effect next year.

BROAD TOWN PRIMARY: Pupils are keeping up the good work

Swindon Advertiser: Pupils using Kindles and iPads and doing some old-fashioned reading in the library

2:58pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

AS A church school, Broad Town Primary aims to develop Christian values which encourage children to be kind and considerate towards each other.

CATHERINE WAYTE PRIMARY: Aiming high in a happy place

Swindon Advertiser: Mrs Willett, back centre, with members of the school's netball, rugby, football and athletics teams

1:14pm Monday 2nd June 2014

CATHERINE Wayte Primary School prides itself on doing everything it can to support the young people of North Swindon.

TREGOZE PRIMARY SCHOOL: Inspiring first class citizens

Swindon Advertiser: Isaac, Lucas, Grace, Grace, Anton, Jasmine, Ella, Beatriz and Erin

4:19pm Monday 26th May 2014

WHILE teaching pupils what they need for the next level of their education is clearly important, at Tregoze Primary School so is ensuring that they grow into responsible world citizens.

SHRIVENHAM CofE PRIMARY SCHOOL: Happy, honest kids respect their school

Swindon Advertiser: Tennis stars Alex, Rachel and Katy, back row, and Luke, Laura, Lara, Jack and Charlie, front row

5:30pm Monday 19th May 2014

SHRIVENHAM C of E School has three very special values – happiness, respect and honesty.

EASTROP INFANT SCHOOL: A happy atmosphere in which children flourish

Swindon Advertiser: Pupils never ‘tyre’ of fun at Eastrop Infant School

1:02pm Monday 12th May 2014

EASTROP Infant School in High-worth provides a caring, broad and balanced curriculum for children from Reception to Year 2.

COLEBROOK INFANT ACADEMY: Helping every child achieve their potential

Swindon Advertiser: Ryan and Miles working out which ball rolls fastest downhill

3:17pm Monday 5th May 2014

At Colebrook Infant Academy the most important aim is ensuring all the pupils enjoy learning while preparing for the next stage of their education.

LONGLEAZE PRIMARY SCHOOL: Children at centre of can-do approach

Swindon Advertiser: Barnaby exploring the globe at Longleaze Primary School

2:01pm Monday 28th April 2014

THE ethos at Longleaze Primary School is to place the child at the centre of everything.

LIDEN PRIMARY SCHOOL: Learning is such fun

Swindon Advertiser: Amelia digs at Gardening Club

11:31am Monday 7th April 2014

ENSURING children have fun and enjoy their learning experience while achieving their personal best is central to Liden Primary School.

SCHOOL FOCUS: Happy to be here

Swindon Advertiser: Goddard Park Primary School pupils get to skip around the grounds of the school for exercise.

4:21pm Monday 31st March 2014

THE vision of Goddard Park is to remain an excellent school where every child has the opportunity and motivation to succeed. It has passionate professional teachers and skilled support staff who create a vibrant learning environment.

Learning about life in wartime

Swindon Advertiser: Emily learns about a staple of the wartime diet

5:30am Wednesday 26th March 2014

YOUNGSTERS were taken back in time to learn what life was like for Swindon people during the First World War.

SCHOOL FOCUS: Preparing the young citizens of tomorrow

Swindon Advertiser: Jasmine Curtis with the rainbow cake pupils found at the end of the treasure hunt

9:34am Monday 24th March 2014

HAZELWOOD Academy is a friendly primary school and nursery nestled on the western fringes of Swindon.

SCHOOL FOCUS: One big happy family

Swindon Advertiser: Mountford Manor Primary Headteacher, Rachel Skates.

2:33pm Monday 17th March 2014

CHILDREN at Oakhurst Community Primary School are encouraged to feel part of a ‘school family’ in which everyone is important, special and valued. Staff at the school, which was built to serve the Oakhurst housing development in North Swindon, believe that education is a team effort and they feel that parents’ involvement in this process is essential. Parents are always welcome into school to share all aspects of their children’s development.

Preparation for a bright future

Swindon Advertiser: Mountford Manor Primary Headteacher, Rachel Skates.

3:32pm Monday 10th March 2014

THE main vision of Mountford Manor Primary School is to provide a caring and vibrant community where each individual is challenged and inspired to reach his or her full potential and develop a zest for life-long learning.

PEATMOOR COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL: It's all about a bit of give and take

Swindon Advertiser: Amy and Ashley read in Peatmoor Community School library

3:51pm Monday 3rd March 2014

PEATMOOR Community Primary School encourages pupils not only to take, but also return a little something back to the environment and community.

ST FRANCIS CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL: Every child is a gift from God

Swindon Advertiser: A Year 2 maths lesson

2:28pm Monday 17th February 2014

AT St Francis Church of England School, key values are used to help pupils develop into rounded individuals, centred on Christian values.

CROFT PRIMARY SCHOOL: Small but perfectly formed

11:41am Monday 10th February 2014

AS ONE of the newest schools in Swindon, Croft Primary School is still growing.

NOREMARSH JUNIOR SCHOOL: Teamwork is the key to our success

Swindon Advertiser: Darren Mebling at parent maths morning

11:36am Monday 3rd February 2014

THE success of Noremarsh Junior School, in Royal Wootton Bassett, is down to the importance which is placed on teamwork.

CHISELDON PRIMARY SCHOOL: Creativity is the base for further learning

Swindon Advertiser: Chiseldon Primary pupils in money class, part of the school's lifelong learning programme

3:27pm Monday 27th January 2014

DEVELOPING children’s creative side is the key to success at Chiseldon Primary School.

ELDENE PRIMARY SCHOOL: Helping pupils become stars

Swindon Advertiser: Pupils taking part in a Shapes exercise class

12:12pm Monday 20th January 2014

CREATING an atmosphere conducive to learning is the key to success at Eldene School. The pupils are taught in a relaxing atmosphere in which they can both enjoy learning, while preparing for the next stages of their education.

DROVE PRIMARY SCHOOL: Finding the wings to fly

Swindon Advertiser: From left, Malcolm, Ashley, Oscar and Jose taking part in a year 5 topic on Doctor Who

1:57pm Monday 13th January 2014

DESPITE being one of the largest schools in Swindon, Drove Primary makes sure that every child is made to feel part of the family.

SOUTHFIELD JUNIOR SCHOOL: Striving for the best in every part of life

Swindon Advertiser: The school choir

4:11pm Monday 6th January 2014

SOUTHFIELD Junior School prides itself on being a caring and friendly school where work is varied and challenging and every child is valued.

BISHOPSTONE CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL: Bringing the best out of children

Swindon Advertiser: Pupils getting mucky as they play on the island at the school

5:29pm Monday 23rd December 2013

BISHOPSTONE Church of England School is a unique primary east of Swindon.

EVEN PRIMARY SCHOOL: Pupils inspired to achieve their best

Swindon Advertiser: Harry and Eva with the school's computers

4:37pm Monday 16th December 2013

EVEN Swindon Primary School aims to offer its pupils a solid foundation not only for learning but also to gain skills for life.

LONGLEAZE PRIMARY SCHOOL: First class staff key to success

Swindon Advertiser: Fuwari Sugawara weighs things up at Longleaze Primary School

4:57pm Monday 9th December 2013

The key to the success of Longleaze Primary School is its hard-working and closely knit staffing team.

School signs up to healthier choices

Swindon Advertiser: Pupils enjoying school dinners and below, Harrison gets his teeth into his favourite snack

10:23am Tuesday 5th November 2013

This week is National School Meals Week and all week we’ll be looking at what’s served up in our schools, what the pupils think and what the future holds. To begin with BEREN CROSS visited Bridlewood Primary School, where the meals are cooked on-site HEADTEACHER Jo Garton was so keen to make sure her pupils ate a healthy meal each day she decided to get them cooked on site.

Value added school

Swindon Advertiser: n Nickodem and Austin enjoy some drawing at Haydon Wick Primary School

12:50pm Monday 21st October 2013

HAYDON Wick Primary looks to teach youngsters not only the skills they need but also the values to help them move forward in life.

School hosts nostalgic trip down memory lane

Swindon Advertiser: 1950s themed tea party at Kingsdown School to celebrate the launch of the school’s book of memories From left, Kamya, Simran and Daisy

12:50pm Monday 22nd July 2013

FORMER students and teachers from Kingsdown School took a trip down memory lane as they revisited the halls and corridors of their youth.

A caring, sharing way to learn

Swindon Advertiser: Liam enjoys a game of chess

1:00pm Monday 17th June 2013

HOLY Rood Catholic Junior School works to a Catholic Christian ethos with internationalism at its heart.

Everybody thrives at our school

Swindon Advertiser: Everybody thrives at our school

10:50am Monday 10th June 2013

WROUGHTON Infant School has a simple vision that runs through everything it does.

A place where learning is fun

Swindon Advertiser: A place where learning is fun

12:50pm Monday 3rd June 2013

CREATING a fun learning environment is one of the main aims of Nythe Primary School.

Every day we laugh and smile

Swindon Advertiser: Every day we laugh and smile

3:25pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

NESTLED in a rural area of outstanding natural beauty to the south west of Swindon, just over 100 children attend Broad Hinton Church of England Primary School.

Inspiring a love of life-long learning

Swindon Advertiser: Inspiring a love of life-long learning

11:45am Monday 20th May 2013

BROOK Field Primary School inspires children to become learners for life.

Our school is an absolute gem

Swindon Advertiser: Our school is an absolute gem

2:52pm Monday 13th May 2013

CATHERINE Wayte is a gem of a school, according to its headteacher.

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