Category Archives: Primary School

The Village Remembers

More than thirty people gathered at the war memorial yesterday (11th November) to remember those villagers who gave their lives in the First World War.  Concerns about Coronavirus failed to lessen the public’s commitment to the event. The commemoration was … Continue reading

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Your Community School Needs You!

Did you know that the Long Wittenham Primary School’s Parent Teacher Association (PTA) runs a monthly lottery competition?  Each month there are prize draws of £20 or £10, and it’s just £1 per month per number.  That’s just £12 each … Continue reading

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Long Wittenham School Christmas Fayre

Don’t miss the Long Wittenham School Christmas Fayre tomorrow (Saturday 7th December) from 12noon to 3pm. Come along for a traditional family fayre including … Christmas stalls, stories with Santa, Christmas games, food and drink, fun for all the family, … Continue reading

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Children Design Speed Posters

Pupils from Long Wittenham Primary school are playing their part in the drive to cut vehicle speeds through the village.  More than seventy children took part in a painting competition to design distinctive posters urging drivers to reduce speed and … Continue reading

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Royal Visitor for The House of Wessex

Braving the rain, more than one hundred people welcomed the first royal visitor to Long Wittenham in 1300 years.  The Countess of Wessex performed the official opening yesterday (27th November) of the House of Wessex, the re-construction of an ancient … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Curry Bean

This year’s end of year play, performed by the leavers of Long Wittenham Primary School was a mix of pantomime and musical comedy, and it was great fun. There was a combination of many styles of theatre: music, dance and … Continue reading

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Big Picnic Lunch Success

A huge thank you to the organisers of the inaugural Long Wittenham Big Picnic Lunch which took place at Bodkins Field yesterday afternoon.  A good turn out of approximately one hundred and fifty villagers and fine weather made it a … Continue reading

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School Care Extended

Long Wittenham Primary School has extended its after-hours activities including football coaching sessions with staff from Oxford United. The school has launched a new child care provision from 3.20pm to 6.30pm provided by Get Active Sports, a private company which … Continue reading

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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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