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Pitton is a GOOD school The out of Pitton's recent Ofsted inspection is shared here May 10 2024 Blackmore Vale Magazine Blackmore Vale Magazine celebrates the North Dorset Schools joining Pickwick Academy Trust Mar 20 2024 North Dorset schools join the Trust Four schools in North Dorset join Pickwick on 1 February 2024 Feb 06 2024 New schools join the Trust December 2023 We are delighted to welcome Alderbury & West Grimstead CE Primary school and Longford CE Primary School into our family of Pickwick schools Dec 06 2023 Pickwick takes another step towards Net Zero The Trust's first electric vehicle has arrived! Oct 10 2023 Annual Flourishing Walk Our Annual Flourishing walk is a prophetic picture of our journey together as a Pickwick family. Jul 18 2023 Pitton CE Primary School Teacher wins Wiltshire Music Education Award Andy Russell, class teacher and music lead at Pitton CE Primary School was awarded Wiltshire Digital Music Education Pioneer 2023. Jul 17 2023 Pitton CE Primary School's Recording Studio Pitton CE Primary School has its own recording studio and after school GarageBand club! Jul 17 2023 Winterslow's Sporting Successes Pupils at Winterslow CE Primary School have been successful in sporting events Jul 17 2023 Winterslow and The Place Project Visit to the Czech Republic as part of the Place Project May 02 2023 Winterslow and Sustainability Winterslow School is passionate about Sustainability Apr 28 2023 Aloeric Primary School's 50th Anniversary Celebrations This year marks the 50th anniversary of Aloeric Primary School. Apr 23 2023 Easter Service at St Peter's, Pitton Pitton Primary children were invited to decorate the large window at St Peter's Church, Pitton Apr 23 2023 Aloeric's Busy Term As part of Aloeric's 50th anniversary celebrations, the children have been busy too! Apr 22 2023 World Book Day at Pitton As part of this year's book week celebrations, Pitton held a Quidditch day. Apr 21 2023 Pitton School Wins 'Song for Christmas' Pitton School have won Salisbury Radio's Song for Christmas! A huge well done to the very talented children and staff - we look forward to seeing the trophy! More details below... Jan 03 2023 Lighting up Christmas at Ivy Lane School Caroline Spyer, Teaching Assistant at Ivy lane School, dresses up every day in December as a different Christmas character, bringing joy to children at the school. They love seeing her each day in a new festive costume. Dec 14 2022 Gillingham Primary School Gillingham Primary School joins Pickwick Academy Trust Dec 06 2022 Aloeric Healthy Schools Success Aloeric School achieves the Wiltshire Healthy Schools Silver Award Nov 14 2022 HM Queen Elizabeth II dies aged 96 All of us at Pickwick Academy Trust are deeply saddened by the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen has dedicated 70 years to exceptional public service. Our sincere condolences to the Royal Family at this time. Sep 09 2022 Ivy Lane Features in Bath Parent Magazine Ivy Lane was recently featured in Bath Parent Magazine. Click to read article... Jul 22 2022 Humanitarian Emergency in Ukraine Pickwick Academy Trust's Statement on the Humanitarian Emergency in Ukraine Apr 06 2022 Kindness by Phoebe Corsham Primary School pupil has a book about kindness published Mar 30 2022 Queen's Crescent School PE Event Queen's Crescent School hosted the first PE event between the Pickwick Academy Schools on 18 February 2022. Mar 16 2022 Pitton Primary School Eco Team Elections and Playground Leaders Feb 16 2022 Corsham Primary School (4) Corsham Primary School welcomes some visitors Feb 15 2022 Winterslow Primary School Children's Mental Health Week 2022 - 'Growing Together' Feb 14 2022 New schools join the Trust We are delighted to welcome Greentrees, Pitton CofE and Winterslow CofE Primary School into our Pickwick family of schools. Aug 19 2021 Queen's Crescent School July 2021 Teaching time to KS1 and KS2: a new fail-safe step by step technique Jul 14 2021 Ludwell Primary School July 2021 Ludwell Primary School children working with local artist, Des Alner Jul 13 2021 Teaching Schools and Teaching School Hubs Changes 2021 Teaching Schools are changing this year; they will lose their designation and will be replaced by Teaching School Hubs. Pickwick Learning Teaching School Alliance will cease to exist from August 2021. There will be a new Teaching School Hub for the Swindon and Wiltshire area, led by Danielle Fisher from Glenmoor and Winton Academy. May 12 2021 Optional Webinar for Pickwick Parents and Carers The next webinar has now been released! May 11 2021 Corsham Primary School (3) Corsham Primary School celebrates World Book Day Mar 09 2021 Ludwell's Home Learning Ludwell children have been working hard during home learning Mar 09 2021 Ivy Lane School March 2021 The new building is growing before our eyes! Mar 08 2021 Corsham Primary School Christmas 2020 Santa crashes his sleigh at Corsham Primary school Dec 16 2020 Ludwell Christmas 2020 Children create a video of Christmas songs Dec 15 2020 Queen's Crescent Christmas 2020 Christmas at Queen's Crescent School Dec 14 2020 Ivy Lane School (3) Building works begin at Ivy Lane School Dec 09 2020 Ivy Lane School November 2020 Ivy Lane School's Children in Need activities Dec 08 2020 Queens Crescent School November 2020 A positive start to the new academic year! Nov 24 2020 Corsham Primary School news November 2020 Year 6 trip to Liddington Nov 23 2020 A message from James Passmore Welcoming children back to our schools Jul 21 2020 Schools closed Following the government's announcement last week, all Pickwick Academy Trust schools are now closed, except for vulnerable children and children of key workers with no other child-care options. Mar 24 2020 Ivy Lane School (2) British Science Week Mar 16 2020 Ivy Lane School - Ivy Hall Ivy Lane School is pleased to re-open Ivy Hall Jan 21 2020 Corsham Primary School (2) Corsham Primary School achieve the Bullying Intervention Group Award for a fourth time Jan 20 2020 Ludwell Primary School Working with local artist, Des Alner, to create artwork Jan 20 2020 Ludwell Primary School Times Article 18 December 2019 Article in The Times 18 December 2019 for the paper’s Christmas Appeal – Pupil power shines through in quest for a better world Dec 18 2019 Ludwell School Ludwell School has a new uniform! Dec 03 2019 Ivy Lane School Children in Need Special visitors arrive at Ivy Lane School Dec 02 2019 PAT welcomes Ludwell PAT welcomes Ludwell Primary School Nov 12 2019 Corsham Primary School Term 1 Term 1 at Corsham Primary School Oct 22 2019 Aloeric School Term 1 New Term at Aloeric School Oct 16 2019 Queen's Crescent School (1) A busy term for Queen's Crescent School Jul 23 2019 Corsham Primary School - Broadwood The building works at Broadwood are nearly completed! Jul 23 2019 Corsham Primary School Pound Pill Bristol Standard for Early Years Education Jul 23 2019 Ivy Lane School (1) Local author, Neil Griffiths, visited Ivy Lane School to do a workshop with KS1 and KS2 children Jul 22 2019 Pickwick Academy Trust Writers' Workshop Pupils from the Pickwick Academy Trust recently participated in a writers’ workshop, led by Carly Corlett of Peahen Publishing, at the Pound Arts Centre, Corsham. Jul 22 2019 Basic Skills Quality Mark for Corsham School Corsham School has achieved the Basic Skills Quality Award Mark again following an assessment in June 2019 Jul 08 2019 Queen's Crescent School Father's Day Bacon and Butties Day Jun 19 2019 Ivy Lane School Carle Class make pizzas at Pizza Express May 22 2019 Corsham Primary School (1) Corsham Primary School achieve Healthy Schools Gold Award, a Distinction for the Quality Mark for PE and Silver Rights Respecting School Award May 21 2019 PAT Gender Pay Gap Report Gender Pay Gap Report Apr 03 2019 Ivy Lane Comic Relief 2019 Fundraising fun at Ivy Lane School for Comic Relief Apr 02 2019 Corsham Primary School Corsham Primary Eco-Councillors Keep Corsham Tidy! Mar 27 2019 Pickwick Learning Day 20 March 2019 The Pickwick Academy Trust recently held a collaborative Pickwick Learning Day, with staff across the four founding schools working as a team to plan ways for the children to learn collaboratively and broaden the experiences that the Trust offers. Mar 26 2019 Broadwood School Building Update Building Update Mar 26 2019 Aloeric Update Vision morning; premises transformations and school trips! Mar 03 2019 Children run the school for the day at Corsham Primary Children run the school for the day at Corsham Primary Feb 25 2019 Greater depth subject leader meeting Fantastic greater depth subject knowledge session at By Brook Valley School Feb 15 2019 Ivy Lane School - one of the highest performing schools in Wiltshire Ivy Lane has received a letter from the Local Authority congratulating the school on its fantastic performance Feb 15 2019 School Partnership Peer Review at Ivy Lane School Peer review of boys’ writing at Ivy Lane School – high quality teaching and learning throughout the school Feb 15 2019 Queen's Crescent School opens the new Chippenham Lidl Queen's Crescent School opens the new Chippenham Lidl! Feb 15 2019 Outreach Arts Programme - Ivy Lane Year 2 Sheldon School Primary Outreach Arts Programme - Ivy Lane School. Feb 11 2019 School Partnership Peer Review at Corsham Primary School Peer review of maths at Corsham Primary School - fantastic teaching and learning taking place. Feb 11 2019 Wild Wednesday at Queen's Crescent Dragon eggs found at Queen's Crescent School! Jan 23 2019 Christmas at Corsham Primary School Christmas Pixie excitement at Corsham - learning about the 12 days of Christmas! Dec 23 2018 Christmas at Aloeric Primary School Stay and Sing Nativity, mince pies and Christmas shows at Aloeric Primary School! Dec 21 2018 Christmas at Queens Crescent School This term in Key Stage One, the children performed in the Christmas Production of Merry Poppins! Dec 21 2018 Year 4 Ivy Lane Trip to Bristol Ivy Lane Tudor trip to Bristol to see the Matthew Dec 11 2018 Year 6 Learn First Aid at Ivy Lane First Aid training by St John's ambulance for pupils at Ivy Lane Dec 11 2018 World War One Centenary at Aloeric Aloeric marked the centenary of the end of World War One with a creative week! Dec 11 2018 Building work continues at Corsham's Broadwood Site What a very productive term we have had, both with teaching and learning as well as continuing to build our six new classes in time for September. Dec 10 2018 Corsham Schools Cluster Peace Lantern event Corsham Primary proudly took part in the Corsham Schools Cluster Peace Lantern events during the week of 5th November. Dec 03 2018 Children in Need and other news at Queen's Crescent The start to term 2 has been very busy. We celebrated Children in Need on Friday with the children dressing up in yellow. In total QC raised £339. Nov 20 2018 Colour Run at Queen's Crescent School Colour Run taking place at Queen's Crescent School - open to 10 year 3/4 children from each school in the PAT Nov 06 2018 Gold Award for Well-Being at Ivy Lane School In 2018, Ivy Lane started the process of becoming an All Together, Anti-Bullying school. This award helps schools to celebrate and develop positive pupil well-being. It also ensures that all steps are taken to ensure bullying is not tolerated in any circumstance. Nov 01 2018 Corsham Primary Broadwood Building Extension Corsham Primary School's Broadwood Site Building extension is making great progress! Oct 19 2018 Welcome to...PAT the Dog! Children across the Trust have designed a cartoon dog logo to represent the work they are doing together. Oct 18 2018 Corsham Primary Year 6 Sikh Temple Visit The yearly Year 6 Gurdwara (Sikh temple) visit, to support their learning about Sikhism in RE, was once again a huge success! Oct 01 2018 Aloeric 5-Church Pilgrimage Children from Aloeric and other Melksham schools visited five Christian churches around Melksham. Sep 24 2018 Harvest Festival at Ivy Lane School Since the beginning of term parents have been generously donating items for the Salvation Army Food Bank which is where Ivy Lane School's Harvest Festival donations are taken every year. Sep 21 2018 Busy start to the year at Queen's Crescent! It has been a very busy start to the new academic year at Queen's Crescent School. Sep 19 2018 September fun at Aloeric Busy start to the term at Aloeric Primary School! Sep 18 2018 Mystery at Magpie Manor Mystery at Magpie Manor performance at Queen's Crescent School Jul 25 2018 PAT-wide School Council visits School Council members from each Trust school have met regularly to get to know each other and their schools better. Jul 24 2018 Corsham Primary School Games Morning Fantastic school sports mornings at Corsham Primary School. Jul 23 2018 Ivy Lane School Winners! Ivy Lane School wins coveted Premier League Primary Stars Competition Jul 19 2018 Governors from all PAT schools come together Governors from all PAT schools met last week to share the Trust vision and celebrate successes so far. Jul 10 2018 PAT the Dog Children enter competition to design a cartoon 'PAT the dog' animal... May 19 2018 Walk around Chippenham - Ivy Lane Year 1 at Ivy Lane School have been learning about houses this term... Jan 01 0001
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