Muxton Primary School - 01952 387690
Muxton Primary School
Published: December 2015 | by Jenny Pritchard
I once attended a conference where the keynote speaker approached several members of the audience at the start of the day and asked them to hand over their car keys for the duration of the day.
People were, of course, reluctant to do so and were quite aghast that such a proposition should be put to them. He asked them why. How do we...Read this Feature
St Peters Primary School - 01952 811692
Developing Children as Caring Young People
Published: September 2015 | by Caroline Hawkins
St Peter’s Primary Edgmond is a happy thriving school which prides itself on celebrating the individuality of every pupil. The school ethos reflects its belief that every child is at the beginning of their own personal lifelong educational journey.
This belief was endorsed at the end of the Summer term 2015 when the school...Read this Feature
Newport Girls High School - 01952 797550
Newport Girls’ High School
Published: August 2015 | by Ros Garner
Newport Girls’ High School is well known locally and nationally for the academic success of the students, usually featuring in the League Tables amongst the top performing state schools in the country.
Within the local community the School also makes a significant contribution but in ways that are not always so...Read this Feature
Newport Infant School - 01952 386610
Newport Infant School
Published: July 2015 | by Chris Pierce
As a bespoke Infant setting for children aged 4 to 7 we offer an inclusive ethos that is epitomised by our emblem, the circle of friends. Our children make a peg doll of themselves in their school uniform when they first start in Reception and this is placed on the wall hanging in the entrance hall as a visual symbol that they belong to our...Read this Feature
Castle House School Trust Ltd - 01952 811035
Providing every child with the opportunity to shine
Published: March 2015 | by Jane Allman
Castle House educates boys and girls up to age 11. The school aims to
bring out the talents that lie within every child, by both encouragement and challenge.
It stretches the able and supports those who need help. Children are provided with every opportunity to shine. From a non-selected entry, the school consistently...Read this Feature
Church Aston Infant School - 01952 386390
Church Aston Infant School
Published: March 2015 | by Sue Cusack
One of Newport’s best kept secrets hidden away, masquerading as somebody’s home in the peaceful and serene village of Church Aston.
The school was built in 1840 and has been led through the changes in education by many Head teachers. The current Head teacher, Mrs Sue Cusack, was appointed in 2013 having taught at the school...Read this Feature
Moorfield Primary School - 01952 386470
The Value of Values
Published: March 2015 | by Ian Bussey
Quite often you read in the press of a decline in standards with the implication being a call for the return to ‘the good old days’. I believe that the opposite is true: education on the whole is much better than it was a generation ago. The best schools are confident enough to value what worked from the past and blend it with a...Read this Feature
SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School - 01952 386450
A proud school heritage
Published: January 2015 | by SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School
SS Peter & Paul Catholic Primary School has been educating children in Newport for around 150 years and we are very proud of our heritage. The school moved to its present site, off the Chetwynd Road, in 2006 and left behind the Victorian building at Salters Lane that had served us for so long, although even that has found new life as our...Read this Feature
Newport CofE Junior School - 01952 386600
Learning to make a difference
Published: January 2015 | by Newport CofE Junior School
We agreed on this “tag line” after a series of workshops which involved children, staff, parents and governors-we wanted a statement that said something about us!
The visual image we use throughout the school to reflect this is a “Learning Tree.” We find it helps the children understand what skills they need to...Read this Feature
Adams Grammar School - 01952 386300
Introducing Adams’ Grammar School’s new Headmaster
Published: January 2015 | by Adams Grammar School
As the Spring term starts at Adams’ Grammar School the school will be welcoming its 21st Headmaster as Gary Hickey takes over from Michael Barratt. Gary has been Deputy Head at Adams’ since 2009 and, as All About Newport discovered, has a very clear vision of the future for the school. He was previously Deputy Head at Ercall Wood,...Read this Feature
Burton Borough School - 01952 386500
Riding the crest of a wave
Published: November 2014 | by Dave Hill
These are exciting times at Newport’s only comprehensive school - Burton Borough. In June 2015 the school will be moving into their new £8 million building for learning. This will cap a remarkable few years for the school.
At Burton Borough School in Newport, the future belongs to all: the community, the staff - but most of...Read this Feature