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Eccleshill School in Uproar Over Rewards Trip

Posted: Monday, 13 January 2020 - 9:21am

St Luke's Church of England Primary School, in Eccleshill is under severe criticism from many parents over a rewards trip to Chester Zoo.

The trip was a reward for achieving 100 per cent attendance at school throughout the Autumn term, as part of the school's "HERO" attendance scheme. 100 students went on the trip, but 108 were left behind which has made for many disgruntled parents. 

Science Teacher Banned Following Assault on Pupil on a School Trip

Posted: Thursday, 2 January 2020 - 9:25am

Graeme Bell from Cowes Enterprise College, has been found guilty of assaulting a pupil whilst on a residential trip to Corf Camp - a campsite in the Isle of Wight - in the summer of 2018.  

Nine Year Old Boy Stopped From Going on Trip due to Not Meeting the Funding Criteria

Posted: Friday, 13 December 2019 - 1:03pm

Nine year old Ronnie Callaway-Hinks, who attends St George’s Beneficial Primary School, Portsea, has been told he cannot go on a residential trip with his classmates, as he is not a Pupil Premium (children identified as ‘disadvantaged’ and eligible for free school meals) student. 

Planning a School Trip? Check the Air Pollution Levels First.

Posted: Monday, 2 December 2019 - 9:11am

 A study by researchers at UCL and printed in Circulation - the journal from the American Heart Association, has revealed that even a short-term visit to a polluted city can have serious health implications,

Plea for School Trip Funding in Election Manifesto

Posted: Monday, 25 November 2019 - 9:36am

The Society of London and UK Theatre have published an election manifesto, urging the government to allocate funding to educational establishments to take children to the theatre.

The document, sent out to political parties, ​calls for a three-pronged approach to supporting British theatre; funding and growth, talent development and international collaboration and condemns the “serious impact” of declining arts subject take up in schools, and argues that it should be made easier for pupils to engage with the theatre.

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Eccleshill School in Uproar Over Rewards Trip

St Luke's Church of England Primary School, in Eccleshill is under severe criticism from many parents over a rewards trip to Chester Zoo.

The trip was a reward for achieving 100 per cent attendance at school throughout the Autumn term, as part of the school's "HERO" attendance scheme. 100 students went on the trip, but 108 were left behind which has made for many disgruntled parents.