Extraordinary fundraising week at Wreake Valley Academy for Children in Need

The school charity council at Wreake Valley Academy co-ordinated a full week of fundraising activities for Children in Need, culminating in a live TV appearance.

Pupils enjoying the Pudsey bake sale PHOTO: Supplied

Bevloir High School’s bake sales raise around £1,000 for Children in Need

A series of bake sales and a “Big Spotacular” non-uniform day at Belvoir High School raised £950.10 for Children in Need.

Pre-school leader Carole Floyd and school child are pictured with headteacher Debbie Clarke and chair of governors Jon Wotchorn PHOTO: Supplied

New pre-school officially opened at Buckminster

Buckminster Primary School has officially celebrated the launch of its new pre-school which opened at the end of October.

Chloe with one of her posters she put up around school PHOTO: Supplied

Old Dalby schoolchild Chloe’s fantastic fundraising efforts help friend battling leukaemia

An admirable pupil at Old Dalby Primary School has raised £352 to support her friend who has been diagnosed with leukaemia.

Children at Harby Primary School hosted a dress up in spots day and held a guess how many sweets are in the jar competition. The school raised �150.58 PHOTO: Supplied

More Children in Need Melton Borough school spotacular antics

More primary schools across the Melton Borough were busy fundraising for Pudsey recently.

Melton police officers PCSO Matthew Robinson and PCSO Donna Varley speak to pupils at St Peter's Primary School PHOTO: Supplied

Melton police officers visit primary school to talk about crime

Youngsters at St Peter’s Primary School, Wymondham, had to make sure they were on their best behaviour when two Melton police officers visited.

Sherard teacher Rachael Pooler with year five pupils in their virtual reality experience class PHOTO: Tim Williams

Sherard pupils go on virtual world tour

Sherard schoolchildren have explored the tropical climate of Hawaii and freezing perils of Antarctica without even having to leave the classroom.

Before kick-off. Leicester City versus Club Brugge at the King Power Stadium PHOTO: Supplied

Wreake Valley Academy students wave Champions League centre circle flag at Leicester City home match

Football fans who study at Wreake Valley Academy were recently given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to stand on Leicester City’s pitch moments before a game at the King Power Stadium.

Children at Queniborough Primary School held their own Spotacular day PHOTO: Supplied

Spotacular! Melton Borough Primary Schools fundraise for Children in Need 2016

Primary schools across the Melton Borough have been busy fund-raising once again for this year’s Children in Need.

Pupils from Wymondham Primary School visit Whissendine Windmill to see a working mill in action PHOTO: Tim Williams

Wymondham St Peter’s schoolchildren go back in bakery time

Children at St Peter’s Primary School in Wymondham have gone back in time to learn how bread was baked.

Mars Petcare spent the morning with 20 students in Year 4 at Asfordby Hill Primary school as part of its Pet Ambassador programme aimed at encouraging positive and healthy pet ownership.

Mars Petcare creates ‘Pet Ambassadors’ of the future at Asfordby Hill

Staff from Mars Petcare spent a morning with 20 Year 4 pupils of Asfordby Hill Primary school as part of its ‘Pet Ambassador’ programme.

Pupils at Asfordby Hill School who helped raise more than ?1,700 for a new defibrillator for the village with a 'Super Heroes Day' EMN-161114-101632001

Village school’s superheroes help save lives

Fundraising schoolchildren who hoped to raise money for a life-saving defibrillator at their school made so much cash they can now provide another two or three in their village.

Wymondham School pupils visit the Galleries of Justice in Nottingham PHOTO: Supplied

Wymondham School pupils learn about Victorian law in court rooms

As part of their topic on the Victorians, pupils in key stage two at Wymondham’s St Peter’s Primary School visited the Galleries of Justice in Nottingham.

Fraser Morley is made Mayor for the day by real Mayor David Wright and the school council PHOTO: Tim Williams

Melton’s Mayor takes part in Ab Kettleby School assembly

The Mayor of Melton David Wright and former Mayoress of Melton, councillor Jeanne Douglas, were guests of honour at a special visit to Ab Kettleby Primary School on Wednesday.

Competition winners open book fair PHOTO: Tim Williams

Competition winners open St Francis School’s book fair

A quintet of pupils from St Francis Catholic Primary School in Melton, were awarded the honour of opening the school’s annual book fair yesterday.

School pupils after playing in their first tag rugby session
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Wymondham school kids stay active by doing tag rugby classes

Last Wednesday, pupils at St Peter’s Primary School in Wymondham started a tag rugby programme, sponsored by The Nottingham Building Society.

Jack Taylor, Grace Branston, Crystal Haynes, Alfie Saddington, Millie Tinsley, Archie Fiddes, Mrs Townend and Mrs Hazeldine along with representatives from the Food for life partnership PHOTO: Supplied

The Grove School in Melton is awarded for its healthy food achievements

The Grove Primary School has been awarded the Food for Life bronze award for its healthy and climate-friendly food culture.

Uppingham Community College students were teamed up with Harriet Greenwood of Mars Food UK to promote Dolmio sauces 
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Melton Vale Post 16 Centre hosts business festival for Leicestershire college students

Melton Vale Post 16 Centre became the hub of international marketing when it hosted a Leicestershire business festival event for schools.

Birch Wood pupils are given purple crocus lapel badges by Christine Vernon from the Rotary Club of Melton Aurora PHOTO: Supplied

Melton’s Birch Wood School supports Rotary End Polio campaign

Earlier this week children at Birch Wood School planted 500 purple crocuses along the drive to show their support for the Rotary End Polio Now campaign.


Cookery students work with top chef

Professional cookery students from Brooksby Melton College will be helping to give diners a luxury experience tonight in the new rural catering centre on Asfordby Road.

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