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Manna feature: Supporting our schools

28th June 2023

In Bath and Wells we are blessed to have 182 Church of England schools. While they each support their children in their own unique way, their values are underpinned by the Church of England’s values of wisdom, hope, community and dignity. Supporting our schools with their own unique talents are our school governors.


Manna interview: A witness of my faith

28th June 2023

Bryan Wong is a School Foundation Governor at St Andrew’s Church School, Bath. He spoke to Manna about his role as a school governor.


Pupils past and present celebrate schools 150th anniversary

21st June 2023

Exford Church of England First School serves the surrounding villages and outlying farms across central Exmoor.


Growing their own security at Kilmersdon Church of England Primary School

7th June 2023

Caring for God's creation by establishing a hedge for wildlife and plants instead of putting in a metal fence.


Dropping 29 meters down the church tower

31st March 2023

Abseilers over come their fears to raise funds for school chaplaincy which provides pastoral support for students and staff.


Wells Cathedal and transatlantic slavery

23rd March 2023

Conference in Wells shares research carried out into the city's links with the slave trade and launches a self-guided trail to historic sites in Wells which have links to British slavery.


SIAMS inspectors praise school for its pastoral care

14th March 2023

"A distinctive Christian vision which is clearly lived by the whole school community...ensuring the flourishing of pupils and adults alike."


Blessing and Celebration Day

16th February 2023

Pupils and staff form human chain linking the two sites of the newly formed Herne View Church of England Primary school in Ilminster.


Church school becomes national Growing Champion School

9th February 2023

St Margaret’s Church of England School, Tintinhull is one of just five schools appointed by the Royal Horticultural Society as a Champion School


Flourishing Together

27th January 2023

School Leaders and Parish Partners Conference - more than 100 gather in person for the first time since 2020.


Join Lucy Moore to talk Growing Faith

29th September 2022

Lucy Moore, Head of the Church of England's Growing Faith Foundation, is visiting Bath and Wells in November. Why not come along to one of her talks on the 1st or 2nd of November?


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth: parish and school guidance

8th September 2022

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Chard Scoot and Skate Jam raises money for local skate park

31st August 2022

Young people come up with the idea following local Pioneer team's local youth sessions at the skatepark lead.


Pupils record song of support for Ukrainian refugees

12th August 2022

The children at Oakhill Church Primary School raise their voices in support of Ukrainian families living in their village.


Bath and Wells partners with Somerset County Council to support young people

12th August 2022

The diocesan Education team to work with the Council to support the development of a centre for vulnerable children in Misterton.


Singing from the rooftops on Ascension Day

27th May 2022

Students restore a century old tradition on Ascension Day


Shoots of new life and opportunity

13th May 2022

Request from school children leads church to provide clubs for different age groups with great success.


Delight and joy as new Bishop of Bath and Wells tours the diocese

29th April 2022

Bishop Michael receives a warm welcome as he travels the diocese on the day his appointment is announced.


A spoken word Easter

14th April 2022

Spoken word video teaches young people about Easter.


Outstanding Ofsted Churchfield Nursery Highbridge

1st April 2022

Inspectors praise staff for 'skilfully inspiring, nurturing and guiding children'.

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