Youth and Education

Parents rise up to battle school funding cuts

May 30 2017

HUNDREDS of South Gloucestershire parents, including many from the Downend area, have been taking action in protest against cuts to education funding. ... Read More

School celebrates inspection success- at the double

May 30 2017

CHRISTChurch CE VC Infant School in Downend is celebrating a double inspection success. ... Read More

The sun(beam)has got his hat on - hip hooray

May 30 2017

TOTS from a Downend nursery spread a little sunshine when they visited a group of retired residents. ... Read More

£20,000 for children's hospital

May 30 2017

BOTTEGINOS in Emersons Green is celebrating raising £20,000 in four years to help Bristol Children’s Hospital. ... Read More

Pom squad snaps up prizes

May 30 2017

THE smiles say it all - the cheer squad Bristol Starlight have done it again!... Read More

Downend's gift of pencils to African pupils

May 30 2017

NEARLY 1,000 pencils have been sent from Downend to a school in an extremely poor area of east Africa.... Read More

Amazing adventure

May 02 2017

CHLDREN at Barley Close Primary School returned from the Easter holidays and immediately embarked on a journey of adventure. ... Read More

Mangotsfield 'is on the up'

May 02 2017

MANGOTSFIELD School is an example of the underperformance of South Gloucestershire schools over time, councillors were told. ... Read More

Ofsted chief: Urgent action needed to improve schools

May 02 2017

COUNCILLORS from all parties have agreed that all 70 members of South Gloucestershire Council share a “moral imperative" to seek rapid improvements to secondary education in the district.... Read More

Decision delay 'is causing distress and uncertainty'

May 02 2017

THE delay over selecting a new permanent sponsor for Winterbourne International Academy came under fire from parents and councillors. ... Read More