The Honey Bee Day Care in Palmer Park “puts children at significant risk”

The office for standards in education, children’s services and skills in England, OFSTED, published a  report into The Honey Bee Day Care on 26 July, saying its “weaknesses put children at significant risk.”

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The Little Owl Pre School on Northcourt Avenue is ‘good’ says OFSTED

The English office for standards in education, children’s services and skills, OFSTED, reports that the Little Owl pre-school on Northcourt Avenue is now good, after they had reported the pre-school required improvement in January 2019.

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New Directions adult education rated “good” by Ofsted

Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills, inspected New Directions on Northumberland Avenue in June and rated it as good.

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Councillor Deborah Edwards’ mayoral year in south Reading

Southcote councillor Deborah Edwards attended a considerable number of events in south Reading during her mayoral year. This is a pictorial record of just a few of them that the Whitley Pump was able to cover.

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Children helping children at the Hexagon

By Cathy Doberska, head teacher at English Martyrs’ Catholic Primary School.

Children helping children concert 2019. Photo: James Denny

On Tuesday 19 March, pupils from 11 Reading schools took part in the annual Children Helping Children concert at the Hexagon theatre. This included students from south Reading schools including John Madejski Academy, Whitley Park Primary, Christ the King Catholic Primary, Ridgeway Primary and Geoffrey Field Junior.

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JMA performing arts youth choir competes at Let’s Sing 2019 on 6 March

The John Madejski Academy (JMA) performing arts youth choir will be one of fourteen local choirs competing for the Let’s Sing 2019 trophy at the Hexagon Theatre on Wednesday 6 March.

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