Singapore Maths comes to the south-west

A Dorset teaching school is helping to introduce the world’s most successful maths method to the UK. Wimborne Teaching School – part of Wimborne Academy Trust – has joined forces with the Maths — No Problem! organisation to help UK teachers learn the Singapore maths method. For years, Singapore has topped the international league tables when it comes to students’ … Read More

Strictly come Christmas

It would have been a 10 from Len if he was called on to judge the Strictly Come Dancing-inspired nativity from St John’s First School in Wimborne. Their festive play was called ‘Lights, Camels, Action! – It’s a strictly nativity!’ and combined the traditional tale of Jesus’s birth with spectacular dance routines. The impressive performances from the children included the … Read More

Food bank reaps benefit of school’s generosity

Children from an east Dorset school have generously put together a bounty of food to give to local families in need. For their annual harvest festival the children of Merley First School brought in hundreds of items of tinned and packaged food to give to the Wimborne Food Bank. Set up by local churches and the charity Faithworks Wessex, the … Read More