Education

Churchill Pre-School Holds Open Day!

Churchill Pre-School Holds Open Day!

Churchill Pre-School is holding an open day on Saturday 11th July from 10.00am until 12.00 noon. This is a fantastic chance to see what the Pre-School has to offer and to meet their fabulous team. Samantha Stone, one of the Acting Pre-School Team Leaders, says, “We are holding our open day to allow prospective parents to look around the facilities and see what we have to offer. It promises to be a... »

‘Withdrawn’ at Leigh Woods by Luke Jerram

‘Withdrawn’ at Leigh Woods by Luke Jerram

From April 2015 Luke Jerram, local artist of sculptures and live artworks, invites visitors to Leigh Woods in Bristol to experience an unexpected encounter with a flotilla of abandoned fishing boats installed in the depths of the woodland. A beautiful, surreal and poetic vision in the woods, the sound of the wind in the trees is reminiscent of the sound of the waves. All of the boats are pointing ... »

Advice on choosing a nursery – Acorns Childrens Nurseries

Advice on choosing a nursery – Acorns Childrens Nurseries

So your time at home is coming to an end and soon you’ll be dusting off your old suit and waving goodbye to your maternity leave. You might be looking forward to getting your old life back and are relishing in the prospective luxury of having a lunch break! A chance to sit with a morning cuppa while you plough through emails instead of chiseling Weetabix off the wall! But the biggest anxiety for m... »

EASTER HOLIDAY CLUBS AT HIDDEN WOODS

EASTER HOLIDAY CLUBS AT HIDDEN WOODS

Our holiday clubs follow the Forest School ethos of facilitating child-led learning and discovery in the outdoors, building on the innate curiosity and sense of wonder that the natural environment brings out in children of all ages. Which activities we get stuck into will be largely determined by the group, the weather and other factors on the day, however, we usually get up to the following sorts... »

Bristol Youth Mayors Elected

Construction manager wins award for adding 430 new places to Bristol school

The manager of a development which added 430 new places to a Bristol School has been named Construction Manager of the Year for his work on the project. May Park Primary School in Eastville used to have a maximum of 420 places for primary school children but has now expanded to fit 840 places. Originally a new two-storey portakabin was introduced which housed four extra classes. This has now been ... »

Bristol Youth Mayors Elected

Bristol City Council launch consultation process for Libraries for the Future.

Bristol City Council will launch a city-wide consultation from November 11th to allow the people of Bristol to have their say on the future of the city’s libraries. They need everyone to get involved and share their ideas and suggestions on how to develop an improved flexible, modern space for communities to learn and socialise in. Tuesday will see the launch of www.bristolfuturelibraries.co.uk wh... »

St. Werburgh’s Park Nursery school launches new provision for children with special educational needs

St. Werburgh’s Park Nursery school launches new provision for children with special educational needs

St. Werburgh’s Park Nursery School has recently opened up 6 new part time places for children with disabilities and complex learning difficulties. The children have been integrated into classes of other two and three year olds. All the time they have continued to receive any dedicated support they require. This support is being supplied by a team of experienced care professionals which are led by ... »

North Somerset Council remind deadline date for school places

North Somerset Council remind deadline date for school places

Time is running out for parents applying for a secondary school place or for Year 10 intake admission for their child for September 2015. They have until Friday 31 October to get their applications in to North Somerset Council. Anyone not applying by this date will have less chance of being offered their preferred school. Applications can be made in the following ways: Online at www.n-somerset.gov... »

Teaching your child the joys of music

Teaching your child the joys of music

Did you learn to play a musical instrument as a child? If the answer is ‘yes’, then you were one of the lucky ones. Increasingly, with education budgets slashed, music teaching in our schools is becoming sidelined. This means the responsibility has shifted onto us, the parents, to think about ways in which we can spark musical interests in our children. A child under the spell of music... »

Gymboree Bristol – Free Trial for Mums Diary readers!

Gymboree Bristol – Free Trial for Mums Diary readers!

If you are on the lookout for an amazing place offering fun, high-quality educational classes for your child, you need look no further! Our popular, award-winning classes are delivered by our fantastic team at our very own site in Westbury on Trym. Open six days a week all year round, we are unique in Bristol for offering a wide selection of classes for children from birth to five years old. As we... »

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