Category Archives: Latest News


Knights of Success


As part of our vision in helping children to develop as independent and self-aware Learners we have launched an exciting new initiative called ‘Knights of Success’. This initiative aims to teach our children the skills to be successful learners. Using the eight characteristics outlined in ‘Secret of Success’ by Chris Quiqley all the children worked together to […]

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School’s TechFuture Girls Computing Club were welcomed to the Houses of Parliament


Pupils from Ilchester Community Primary School’s TechFuture Girls Computing Club were welcomed to the Houses of Parliament last week by the Secretary of State for Education, the Rt. Hon Nicky Morgan MP, to demonstrate their tech skills. The pupils impressed their audience of MPs and senior Hewlett Packard executives with their knowledge of cyber security […]

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Ilchester pupils help cheese company plant orchard


A SOMERSET cheese producer has marked 50 years of production in Ilchester by planting a new 100 tree woodland. Award-winning cheese brand Applewood planted the trees with the help of pupils from Ilchester Primary School. Read more at Western Gazette

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Medal Design


Congratulations to Charlotte Hill whose medal design has been chosen for the forthcoming Yeovil Marathon. Charlotte’s win was announced in assembly this Monday and she was presented with a souvenir copy of the press coverage associated with her design by the race organiser.       Charlotte Hill, ten, being presented with her specially designed […]

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Stranger Danger


Stranger Danger We have been told today of an incident that occurred last Friday after school involving two of our past pupils. The two girls were approached by a man near the bridge whilst crossing the main road to The Mead. All children in school today have taken part in a Stranger Danger assembly and […]

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A very special visitor


This afternoon saw a very special visitor arrive at school. Can you guess who it was?

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Supply Teaching Assistants / Supply Lunchtime Supervisors


We would like to build a Supply Bank of persons to cover the roles above. Supply Cover can involve last minute phone calls as and when the school has to respond to need. If you would like to be considered for either of these Supply Posts and thereby have your name added to the Supply […]

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MUGA opening


Today saw the official opening of our wonderful Multi Use Games Area. John Bailey, representing the County Council, Christopher Le Hardy, representing the community Covenant and Bryn Phillips of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity did the honours in cutting the paper chain! There then followed a fairly frenetic netball tournament between staff, governors, […]

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CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS – RACE 3 – 03.11.15


CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS – RACE 3 Aldon Park, Yeovil OVER 22 SCHOOLS TOOK PART AND NEARLY 400 CHILDREN.  Year 3/4 Girls      Year 3/4 Boys   Amber 27th   Adam 17th Hannah 30th   Chris 25th Maisie 51st   Sam 26th Evalyn 54th   Hayden 37th       Matthew 42nd       […]

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Michael Morpurgo


Thursday evening in half term saw a fabulous event for children and staff who came together to enjoy an evening with Michael Morpurgo. Having enjoyed a reading of where my wellies take me they had the chance to meet the great author who, in turn, was delighted to receive their letters.

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