Family and education news archive
- Emmbrook Infant is an 'Outstanding' School
Emmbrook Infant School is celebrating after being judged Outstanding by Ofsted following a recent inspection.
11 March 2019
- Highwood Primary School expansion
Wokingham Borough Council's £3.25million expansion of Highwood Primary School in Woodley has officially been opened.
07 March 2019
- Foundry College proposals set to be unveiled
A public information event looking at proposals to enhance educational facilities at Foundry College in Wokingham are being held later this month.
21 February 2019
- Chance to find out about proposed Addington School expansion
Wokingham Borough Council is proposing to extend Addington School in order to provide space for up to 50 children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and will be discussing plans...
20 February 2019
- Summary of closed schools
Schools that have confirmed closure on Friday February 1
01 February 2019
- Multi-million pound expansion of Addington School
Wokingham Borough Council's decision-making executive has approved a £4.4million expansion of Addington School so that more local children with SEND can be educated closer to home.
01 February 2019
- Loddon Primary School celebrates its £3.8million expansion
Loddon Primary School in Earley is this week celebrating its recent expansion, from a two form to a three form entry, thanks to a £3.8million investment from Wokingham Borough Council.
29 January 2019
- Contribution of young carers in the Borough recognised this Young Carers Awareness Day
Young carer's and the contribution they make to the Wokingham Borough will be recognised with a series of events to mark Young Carers Awareness Day on 31 January.
25 January 2019
- Relaunch of the Wokingham Borough Safer Places Scheme
We are relaunching the Wokingham Borough Safer Places Scheme
22 January 2019
- Give a child the future they deserve
When you hear about adoption, you see images of babies or children. But
adopted children grow up, and Tara Sutton is a shining example of how
adoption moulded her into a dynamic and compassionate...
20 December 2018
- Applications welcome for new school in Shinfield West
Parents in the Shinfield area can apply for a place at a state-of-the-art new primary school for next September.
04 December 2018
- Director of Children's Services appointed at Wokingham Borough Council
Wokingham Borough Council has appointed Carol Cammiss as director of children's services.
25 October 2018
- Next phase of improvements at California Country Park due to start this month
The next phase of improvement works at California Country Park in Finchampstead is due to start at the end of October following the appointment of PT Contracting Ltd.
17 October 2018
- Still time to book your place at Wokingham's first ever children's book festival
With the half term school holidays just around the corner, there is still time to book onto some of the fantastic events happening at the Wokingham Children's Book Festival this month.
11 October 2018
- HRH The Countess of Wessex takes tea with the Me2 Club
Me2 Club was delighted to host a Tea Party on 17 September that was attended by HRH The Countess of Wessex. The 100 guests at the party included Wokingham Borough Mayor Cllr John Kaiser.
24 September 2018
- Wokingham GCSE English and Maths above the national average
Wokingham borough pupils have plenty to celebrate after this year's GCSE results were published today (23 August).
23 August 2018
- Wokingham Borough sixth formers celebrate A-level success
Sixth formers at Wokingham Borough schools have much to celebrate after today's A-level results were published on 16 August 16.
16 August 2018
- Wokingham Children's Book Festival
Wokingham's first ever Children's Book Festival on 20 and 21 October will be a fabulous chance for the children of Wokingham to meet 23 authors and illustrators who will bring stories to life through...
09 August 2018
- The art of demolition at Bulmershe Leisure Centre
Diggers, cement mixers and futuristic machinery were just some of the images created by Highwood Primary pupils to be displayed on the hoardings around the new Bulmershe Leisure Centre site, in an...
27 July 2018
- Carers Week 2018 in Wokingham Borough
Wokingham Borough Council is teaming up with Wokingham Outreach Service, Barkham Day Hospital Memory Clinic, Involve, The Wade Day Centre, and the Bradbury Centre to organise a programme of events...
06 June 2018