Spooky fun can still be enjoyed by families during the school holidays next week while doing all we can to protect ourselves and our loved ones from coronavirus.
Halloween is a great time for dressing up and having fun but this year we need to celebrate in a different way.
By taking precautions, you can enjoy Halloween safely and there are lots of ideas to make this holiday special while celebrating at home.
Continue reading Enjoy a spooky but safe school holiday
Schools are being invited to sign up to a new wellbeing programme launched by Portishead ultra-endurance athlete Ben Smith.
Ben hit the headlines in 2016 after running 401 marathons in 401 days and he later won a Sports Personality of the Year award, the Pride of Britain and commendations from The Queen, Prince Charles and Prince William.
Continue reading Schools urged to join wellbeing challenge
Time is nearly up to apply for secondary school places for next September.
The closing date to apply for September 2021 entry is 11.59pm on
Saturday 31 October.
Continue reading Time nearly up for secondary school applications
Pupils are now settling back into the classroom but children at one primary school in Weston-super-Mare have a whole new building to explore.
Parklands Educate Together Primary School, at Parklands Village, opened to pupils for the first time on Monday.
Continue reading North Somerset’s newest primary school welcomes pupils
Halfway through the school summer holidays and you might now be running low on ideas to keep your children entertained at home.
Here are a few suggestions to help you through the last few weeks:
Continue reading Ideas for latter half of summer holidays
Did lockdown make you question your work life balance, or make you wonder if you could do more to help your local community?
Foster carers are urgently needed in
North Somerset to make a huge difference to the lives of our children and young people.
Continue reading Could fostering be your new career?
Have you got a teen in the house who received their A-level results yesterday?
It’s nerve-wracking to pick up exam results in normal circumstances but especially during this global pandemic when they have been based on predicted outcomes rather than actual written exams.
Continue reading Big decisions after A level results
Summer holidays start next week – but how do you keep your children entertained if they’ve already been off school since mid-March? Continue reading Beat the boredom this summer
More help is at hand for parents and carers who are trying to teach their children at home during the coronavirus crisis.
We are now in week seven of lockdown, term five is well under way, and your children have now been at home for as long as they would have off in the summer holidays.
Continue reading How is home learning going?
A special school in North Somerset has submitted a planning application to build a second site.
Following extensive pre-planning work and consultations last year, Baytree Special School is seeking to build a second site on land adjacent to Brookfield Walk in Clevedon.
Continue reading School submits expansion planning application