Slough children at Key Stage 2 level are performing above the national average, according to figures released by the government last week. But the figures mask disappointing results for nearly half of all primaries reporting results.
Colnbrook Primary has applied to Slough Borough Council for planning permission to erect a noise-proof igloo for outdoor lessons free from the disturbance of passing aircraft. Funding for the project has come from a Heathrow’s Community Buildings Noise Insulation Scheme.
Parents who park inconsiderately during the morning drop-off are have already been issued tickets but from the start of the new term in September police will be stepping up action. PCSO Terrie Parker-James has highlighted the issue in the August report from the neighbourhood team, out today.
Local newspapers have all published photographs this weekend of the successful celebrity opening of the Pippins Park Herb Garden last Friday.
Pippins School will be closed tomorrow as a result of the lack of mains water currently the school’s headteacher and Slough Borough Council have announced in the past hour.
Pippins’ head Tracey Ball wants to be “fully involved in the fight to beat the pollution that threatens her staff and pupils”.
Colnbrook C of E welcomes ‘Good’ rating as Ofsted says pupils are “well prepared for life in modern Britain”
Colnbrook Church of England Primary School has thanked parents and supporters after Ofsted gave the school a thumbs up in all categories in a report published ten days ago.
Sudha Sekhon, from Pippins Primary School, has scooped second place in the National Young Writers’ Award competition.
Pippins School’s annual Summer Fête will take place this Sunday. As well a bouncy castle, tombola, coconut shy, and Hook the Duck watch out for the school’s very own set of stocks … and a train – yes a train! – for the children to ride on.
Outgoing Colnbrook Primary head Jeremy Meek was thanked for his “dedication, passion and hard work” after a busy run up to Christmas which included this performance by the school choir at the Queensmere Shopping Centre.