Established in 1876, Wedmore First School Academy is located in an exceptionally beautiful and unspoiled Somerset village, surrounded by orchards and farmland, and alongside the local playing fields and tennis courts. We play an integral role in the life of Wedmore village, which enjoys a particularly strong and vibrant sense of community. Our staff and pupils participate in numerous local events and regularly attend services at St. Mary's Church. Although not affliliated to a particular religious body, religious education at the school is Christian-based and non-denominational.
"At Wedmore First School Academy we are committed to working together, valuing each child as a whole and developing our children's curiosity and enthusiasm for learning through an exciting and innovative curriculum. We strive to encourage every pupil to develop their confidence and potential. Our wish is to provide children with a firm foundation in preparation for life's challenges and to take away happy memories of their early years with us "
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We will be sending the children into lunch in class order and you should arrive to meet your children in the Learning Zone at the following times:
Tuesday 25 April 2017
Thursday 27 April 2017
Please do not arrive any earlier as we have very limited waiting space available.
If you have more than one child in school then please attend at the time of your youngest child, we will arrange for older siblings to collect their younger siblings to join you.
Please do bear with us as these timings may vary due to the volume of lunches we are serving.
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Yesterday KS2 learnt how to help people who are ill or injured. Each class experienced a 90 minute practical workshop session delivered by Reflex First Aid Ltd, our local company. Richard and Heather explained the importance of having some first aid knowledge. The children then practised putting somebody into the recovery position, administering CPR and basic bandaging including making a sling. The children had great fun as well as learning key life skills.
First Aid is not a requirement of the National Curriculum but we strongly feel that you are never too young to have a basic understanding of what to do in an emergency and build it into our science scheme of work learning about the human body. Thank you to all those families who kindly donated towards the cost of the workshop.
Please follow this link to the British Heart Foundation video clip that they watched teaching basic CPR.
Vinnie Jones YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoZx79Yi2lU
Wedmore First School Academy is in need of supply staff who can help at times when permanent staff are sick or on training courses. We are looking for people who could help in the main school in a teacher assistant role or in a lunchtime supervisor role or as assistant in the nursery.
We are also in need of a cleaner to work after school from 3.30pm to 7pm Monday to Friday. This is a term time position with one week in the holidays for deep cleaning. We will consider a job share.