Witchampton children go on safari

As the temperature heated up so did the adventures for children at one Dorset school. As part of their topic on Africa, the youngsters from Witchampton CE First School, part of Wimborne Academy Trust, went on safari. And thanks to the April heatwave the little ones were also able to enjoy African-like weather for their endeavours. The year one and … Read More

Tales of yeast-erday

  When it comes to history, lessons for one group of east Dorset school children have been far from half-baked. In fact the children from Witchampton CofE First School, part of Wimborne Academy Trust, have discovered so many different ways of learning about one topic that they are destined to rise to the top of their class. Pupils from Years … Read More

Bringing the past to life

A village school transported its pupils back in time when it took them to the 1940s and the Second World War. Witchampton First School held a World War II Day to teach the children what it was like to live in a war-torn Britain. All the children and staff wore 1940s style clothes and were tasked with organising a tea … Read More

Hall was alive with the sound of music

A village hall was alive to the sound of music thanks to the talent of east Dorset school children. Witchampton First School staged its annual summer concert at the hall, in which they entertained the audience with songs from around the globe. The children were able to put on a spellbinding performance thanks to weeks of singing lessons from specialist … Read More

Village children celebrate Queen’s birthday

In the idyllic setting of an east Dorset village, the young children who live there came together to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. The bunting and flags were put out in Witchampton when the First School hosted a picnic party to mark Her Majesty’s special occasion. And they did not keep the spoils all to themselves as they invited the … Read More

Hats off to Easter

In their Easter bonnets, with all the frills upon them, these children were the grandest on parade. Just like the famous Irving Berlin song, the children of Witchampton turned out in their finest home-made bonnets for their annual Easter parade. For many years Witchampton First School – one of the smallest in East Dorset – has welcomed Easter by parading … Read More