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A busy time in the garden at St Margaret's School

25th March 2022

Pupils help create a community garden, plant saplings, grow vegetables and still have time to write to The Queen.


St Bart's engages with four themes of Lent

24th March 2022

St Bartholomew's Church of England First School in Crewkerne are spending a day off timetable to join in with 'Knowing You, Knowing Me, Knowing God', our Lent 2022 campaign


Pupils in Weston super Mare reach out to children in Ukraine

11th March 2022

Pupils have donated toys and attached messages of support following an appeal from a pupil whose family is from Ukraine.


How do you talk to children about war?

2nd March 2022

As the Ukraine crisis continues, the education team has pulled together some useful links and resources to help explain the situation to children.


A Festive Friday Night Experience

21st December 2021

Responding to the 'need for young people to receive the love of God in a practical way'.


Christmas Tree Festival brings community back together

15th December 2021

Hundreds turn out to enjoy the festival which this year had a Christmas card theme.


Pupils create a gratitude Christmas tree

8th December 2021

Decorations have a message of thanks from children in the school.


New school prayer space for Advent

8th December 2021

With the start of Advent, the Advent Prayer Space came to West Pennard CE School.


Pupils take steps to reduce school's carbon footprint

8th December 2021

Taking meter readings, recycling waste and planting trees all part of the plan.


A rainbow of reflection for West Pennard

23rd November 2021

The children of West Pennard CE Primary School have created a beautiful Hall display entitled 'A rainbow of reflection'


Church school unveils new sculpture designed with the help of pupils

19th November 2021

Ideas of friendship, strength, trust, courage, and diversity are included in the design


Star Trail Voyager visits schools in Portishead

19th November 2021

Sharing the Christmas story with a generation of children


Seven new pupil chaplains at St John's School in Wellington

9th November 2021

They promise to pray, learn about and share God's love, in the playground and all around the school.


New Chair for the Diocesan Board of Education as Tony Blackshaw steps down

8th June 2021

Tony Blackshaw, who has been Chair of the Diocesan Board of Education for the last three years, is stepping down today (8 June 2021). He will be replaced by Tracey Khodabandehloo, who recently retired from school leadership after 25 years as a head teacher in church schools.


Ascension Day ascent with a difference

18th May 2021

Since 1883, students at the Kings of Wessex Academy in Cheddar have been ascending the church tower at St. Andrew's church on ascension day, to look out over the magnificent views and mark their moving on from the school to pastures new. Unfortunately for the second year in a row, they have been unable to due to Covid. Despite this however the tradition continued this year in virtual form.


Exmoor Youth Project – doing the Harvest Experience differently

5th February 2021

Jess James from the Exmoor Youth project explains how they have taken a different approach with Harvest Experience this year to ensure local school children can still enjoy Harvest.


Local awards highlight Everyday Angels

3rd February 2021

The Angel of Hope project organised by St John's Church Wellington included an invitation to nominate someone for an 'Everyday Angel' award

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