SAS hero who is helping pupils succeed

Mrs L BradshawNews

IN A CLASSROOM in Pewsey Vale School, Wiltshire, a group of Year 9 and 10 pupils are watching a PowerPoint presentation by Floyd Woodrow, former SAS Major, businessman and leadership coach. But rather than seeing the break from usual lessons as an excuse to switch off or mess around, every one of them is listening raptly. In front of each … Read More

Maths Update

Mr T RobinsonNews

Year 7 Christmas coordinates: All Year 7 students took part in the annual Christmas coordinates competition. Mr Pritchard will select a winner from each class and a winner from across the year group. Years 8, 9 and 10 end of term assessments: All students in Years 8, 9 and 10 have sat an end of term assessment within their lessons.  … Read More

Sing when you are winning

Mr T RobinsonNews

The Music department really had a very busy first term. First I would like to congratulate the year 10’s on a marvellous performance at Presentation evening. They really pulled out all the stops to show us what they are capable of. Well done, girls! In term 4, the Ukulele club started rehearsing on a Wednesday afternoon and we are all … Read More

PE News

Mr T RobinsonNews

Whilst we are all eagerly awaiting the development of the new Sports Centre and all of the opportunities this will offer us in regards to PE and Sport, we are not standing still and the students have made a really positive start to the new school year. The extra-curricular focus for the boys this term has been Football with Years … Read More

MFL Department Forms International Link

Mr T RobinsonNews

The MFL department continues its link with St Mauritius school in Cologne, Germany. Year 7 will begin writing their letters to their new penfriends within the next two weeks. The MFL department is also very excited to have secured a new French link with Collège Rene Gaillard in Benamenil which is situated in the Lorraine region, in the north east … Read More

Carol Service

Mr T RobinsonNews

The Staff and Students of Pewsey Vale School would like to invite you to our 2017 Carol Service on Tuesday 19th December from 19:00 – 20:00. The service will be held in St John’s Church, Church Street, Pewsey, SN9 5DL This will be a lovely opportunity for us all to spend some time celebrating the start of the Christmas period … Read More

Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Mr T RobinsonNews

On Friday 15 December we’re inviting all pupils to take part in Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. The whole school will be taking part and going full-on festive in our TinselKnits and JollyJingleJumpers for the day. We’re asking pupils to make a £1 donation, or whatever they can give, to help save children’s lives around the world. The money … Read More

Upcoming Events

Mr T RobinsonNews

We have a number of upcoming events on the calendar at Pewsey Vale. On Thursday 9th November we have our futures evening where students in Year 9-11 will have the chance to find out about their Post-16 options from a number of local providers. On Friday 10th November we will have our school service of remembrance that will be taking … Read More

Careers Fair

Mr T RobinsonNews

Last week Pewsey Vale have hosted their first Careers Fair. This event was open to students of all ages and gave them a fantastic opportunity to think about their next steps. We are embracing the Compass for Life project which encourages all students to identify their dreams and ambitions (Super North Star) but also helps them to be strategic in … Read More

GCSE Food and Nutrition Students Excel in Mock Exam

Mr T RobinsonNews

On Tuesday 27th June, Year 11 completed a 3 hour practical exam. This was a practice exam for the new Food preparation and nutrition GCSE. We had to present 3 dishes in response to the following brief… “Plan, prepare, cook and present a rage of dishes using a variety of skills from the Mediterranean cuisine.” I made coffee panna cotta, … Read More