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INSPECTORS PRAISE ‘EXEMPLARY’ PUPILS AT BRIDGE FARM PRIMARY

Bridge Farm Primary is celebrating an excellent Ofsted report that rates the school as Good in all areas. “Pupils are polite and friendly. Their conduct is exemplary. There is a strong feeling of community and warmth that permeates through the school,” the inspectors said. They also noted the warm relationships between pupils and staff and […]

FUTURA WELCOMES BISHOP MICHAEL

Children and staff at Two Rivers CofE Primary School welcomed the Bishop of Bath and Wells to their environmentally-friendly school building in Keynsham. The Rt Rev Michael Beasley was shown around the award- winning building and took part in an assembly with pupils before a plaque was unveiled to mark the official opening. The Chair […]

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Sir David Attenborough salutes eco initiatives

More than 10,000 pupils from 26 primary and secondary schools participated in the Futura Eco Summit and took positive action to improve biodiversity in their schools. The event was held in individual schools to reduce the summit’s carbon footprint, with opportunities to collaborate virtually with pupils from other schools. Tom Walmsley, director of Nature Connection, […]

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Futura Early Career Teachers celebrate at graduation event

Futura Early Career Teachers (ECTs) in our Bristol and Bath schools celebrated completing their induction at a graduation event hosted by IKB Academy. Many of the 11 secondary and 13 primary ECTs who completed their induction attended the event, which marked their achievement and progress over the two years. They shared experiences and thanked mentors, […]

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Bedminster Down awarded beacon school status for innovative Holocaust education

Bedminster Down students have created a ‘fragility of freedom’ themed digital memorial to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. The school’s Genocide Awareness Project Group delivered an emotive whole-school assembly on the Holocaust. Afterwards, they asked students and staff to write a short message about what freedom means to them on a cardboard luggage tag. The tag […]

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Pupils empowered by many leadership opportunities

At Wansdyke, we believe in nurturing every child’s potential, and our leadership programs provide invaluable opportunities for our pupils to grow, learn, and lead. They empower pupils to take ownership of their learning environment and make meaningful contributions to our school community. Our pupil librarians play a crucial role in promoting a love for reading […]

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Innovative approach to developing oracy skills provides many benefits

At SBL, we understand that oracy isn’t just about doing well academically; it’s a crucial skill for life. Effective communication is essential in today’s world, whether at work, in our communities, or in personal relationships. By improving oracy skills, we’re giving our students an advantage in our ever-changing society. Oracy is playing an increasingly crucial […]