Category Archives: News


Nature Club


We looked carefully at worms so that we could do observational drawings using pastels.

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Class 8 stars of the week


Well done Amelia, Luke and Wyatt. Keep up the hard work.

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BADMINTON AT STANCHESTER


Four Year 6 children took part in a Badminton Competition on Wednesday 15th November, putting into practice skills and techniques recently developed in PE through Badminton coaching by Jane Lipton from Yeovil Badminton Club. They played a series of singles and doubles matches and had a brilliant tournament, winning many of their games and coming […]

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Rugby star at Ilchester


Simeon has been a great example to other members of the tag rugby club this week. He used his experience to help develop the skills of other club members who are less experienced than himself. Good leaders are always needed Simeon. Maybe the skills of the Fiji team last Saturday against Ireland inspired him?  

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New Fish


Mr Heath got Class 2 some fish after reading Dear Zoo. He did not get a stegosaurus because it was too spiky.

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Children in Need


We had lots of fun collecting coins into wellies. Class 8 collected the most money and so Mr Clothier had his hair cut off! He also had to put his feet into wellies full of jelly. Uggggh. Pudsey came to collect our cheque and we were on the radio!

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Visit – Aeroplane pilot


Today we had our second visit from a pilot.  Captain Tim came in to talk to us about his job.  He was a jet pilot in the Royal Navy for 25 years and flew the sea harrier.  He now works as a pilot for British Airways.  It was great to see and hear about the […]

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Children in Need


Today we had an exciting visit from BBC Somerset Sound and Pudsey Bear.  Radio presenter Claire Carter has been taking part in the ‘Great Wellington Walk’ this week to raise money for Children in walking 75 miles around Somerset in her wellingtons.  She visited our school this morning and brought Pudsey Bear to see us […]

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SPORTS NEWS…SPORTS NEWS…SPORTS NEWS…


Cross Country   We have had a very enthusiastic response from all our runners in the first 3 races of the season. It has been very heartening to see up to 35 children taking part, proudly wearing the Ilchester vest! The first race was at Yeovil Rugby Club on a heavy, grassy course and over […]

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Welly Wednesday for Children in Need


Today we all came to school in our wellies for Children in Need. All the classes had filled their teacher’s wellies with as many coins as they could. In assembly, Mr Heath weighed the coins as the heaviest welly was going to win its class teacher the opportunity to put their feet into wellies full […]

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