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  • Chippenham: Wiltshire Council Advises to apply for School Places Early

    By nhavergal at 09:30 on 05/09/12
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    As the new school year begins and children are kitted off for their first day, Wiltshire Council is advising parents to apply for their chosen schools now to avoid disappointment.  The council is also promoting their online system where applications can be made and information can be sent safely and securely.  An online form is now available to use online and paper applications can be requested after September, 17, 2013. ...
  • Hardenhuish is in the top 10 per cent of state schools in the country

    By suelearner at 12:43 on 09/07/12
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    Hardenhuish School in Chippenham, is in the top 10 per cent of specialist schools and academies, in terms of GCSE results. A new analysis of 2011 GCSE results by the SSAT, the representative body for specialist schools and academies, has revealed Hardenhuish School is one of the top 10 per cent of schools nationally when measured by the number of pupils who achieved 5 or more A* and A grades including English and Maths. Every school...
  • Sheldon's new head teacher was the governors' unanimous choice

    By suelearner at 15:48 on 20/04/12
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    Sheldon School's new head teacher was the governors' unanimous choice, according to its current head, Gerard MacMahon. Neil Spurdell, will take over the headship of Sheldon School in Chippenham in September. Mr MacMahon said: 'We have been able to make an outstanding appointment to replace me as Sheldon's headteacher. Mr Spurdell is currently headteacher of John O'Gaunt School in Hungerford, which has seen very rapid improvements...
  • Chippenham launches school 'Olympic Games' on day of Olympic Torch visit

    By suelearner at 13:18 on 19/03/12
    Chippenham will be launching its own school 'Olympic Games' on the same day the Olympic Torch visits the town. The Olympic Torch will be carried through Chippenham on Wednesday 23 May. The Olympic Torch Relay will be a 70-day celebration, starting in the UK on 18 May, travelling thousands of miles and bringing the London 2012 Games to almost every community across the UK. Adam Douglas, head of PE at Sheldon School and Chippenham...
  • Chippenham Youth Theatre.

    By sammarsden at 17:26 on 15/03/12
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    13 - 16 year olds: Tuesdays, 5.30pm – 7pm. 11 September – 11 December 2012 (excluding half term, 30 October). 10 - 12 year olds: Fridays, 5pm – 6.30pm. 14 September – 14 December 2012 (excluding half term, 2 November). 6 - 9 year olds: Tuesdays, 4pm – 5.30pm. 11 September – 11 December 2012 (excluding half term, 30 October). Free trial: come along for a free...

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