Category Archives: Primary School

Annual Parish Assembly Report

About two dozen people attended the Annual Parish Assembly on Thursday 14th March in the village hall at which representatives of village groups and organisations gave presentations on their activities during the last year and their plans for the future. … Continue reading

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School Governor Vacancies

Long Wittenham School is looking for two new Governors: a Local Authority and a Foundation Governor. The strategic role of all governors is to: Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction; Hold the headteacher to account for the educational … Continue reading

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Be In It To Win It!

Reserve your favourite number without delay in the Long Wittenham School Parents’ Association 100 Club Lottery. All are welcome to join for the chance of winning one of the two monthly prize draws with a first prize of £20 and … Continue reading

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Auction Boosts School Funds

The Primary School Favours Auction on Friday 23rd November was a great success.  A total of £4,064 was raised and more than fifty people attended the event which was the first in a bid to help bolster the school’s reduced … Continue reading

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Big Lunch Update

Members of village groups attended a meeting on Monday 26th November at the Athletics Club to plan for the village Big Lunch which is lined up for Sunday 30th June next year on Bodkin’s Field. The Wittenham Big Lunch will … Continue reading

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School Favours Auction – Reminder

Don’t forget that the Long Wittenham Primary School Favours Auction will take place at the school on Friday 23rd November.  Doors will open at 7pm and the auction will start at 7.30pm.  All proceeds will go to the school. There … Continue reading

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Remembrance Events

This year Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Commemoration Centenary coincide, both being on Sunday 11th November. On Friday 9th November at 2.30pm the Primary School will be holding a special assembly in St Mary’s Church. On Sunday 11th November at 9.30am … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham School Christmas Fayre

Don’t miss the Long Wittenham School Christmas Fayre on Saturday 17th November 12noon to 3pm, sponsored by Thomas Merrifield. Come along for a traditional family fayre including … A photo shoot in the giant snow globe, yummy turkey and stuffing … Continue reading

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School Favours Auction – New Date

Long Wittenham Primary School has set a new date and location for its Favours Auction which will now be at the school on Friday 23rd November.  Doors will open at 7pm and the auction will start at 7.30pm.  All proceeds … Continue reading

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Grant For Village School

The Parish Council has made a £500 grant in support of the campaign to pay for a part-time teaching assistant at the village school. In common with many state-funded schools throughout the country Long Wittenham primary school is struggling financially … Continue reading

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