Current Location:

Salisbury

Localise Me


Durrington All Saints Infant School opens New Library

722d1f73f80f52a079a99daf4ae7912f.jpg

f9f17a2000faf2f8512533ed7ae12489.jpgDurrington All Saints Infant School has written a fresh chapter in its history with the opening of a new library.

The children's book illustrator Bridget MacKeith, who was at Durrington leading workshops as part of the school's Art Day, carried out the official opening.

In keeping with Durrington's Forest School element - which includes the school's logo - the new library has been given a woodland theme with shelves in the shape of trees and stools like toadstools - as well as lots of green!  It's hoped it underlines the importance placed on outdoor learning.

The whole area has also received a facelift with new carpet and a fresh lick of paint. To complete the makeover parent helpers organised the books ready for use by pupils.

"The school hopes the stunning new library with its vibrant colours, fun design and interesting shapes will get our pupils excited about reading and be a special place in the school," explained a delighted principal Lindsay West.

"This is a library where children will be inspired to choose books and read for pleasure.  The Friends of the School (PTA) has been fundraising to buy new books too," she added.

Durrington All Saints Infant school is part of Salisbury Plain Academies, a multi-academy trust. Helen Mathieson the Trust's CEO said;"Durrington Infant School is a delightful place to learn and its emphasis on outdoor learning and Forest School is a clear winner with the children who obviously find it stimulating and inspiring. This beautiful library cee809bfa21414cb1ad9aecb018e2187.pngwith its forest theme is yet another resource for them to use to be 'the best they can be'." 

Report filed 25/07/16

Wiltshire Primary Pupils “Singing Together” for radio



On Wednesday 20 April, 400 pupils from 15 primary schools across the county raised the roof at Wiltshire Music Centre as part of a major radio project.

Stonehenge wins Sandford Award for School Visits



English Heritage has won the prestigious Sandford Award for Heritage Education, given to museum and heritage organisations with outstanding education programmes.

Chafyn Grove pupils take on 6 mile sponsored walk



Chafyn Grove took part in a sponsored walk to raise money for the Lewis Moody Foundation

Turf Cutting Ceremony for St Michaels



St Michael’s Primary and the Bishop of Ramsbury celebrate the start of work on their new school.

Become a member today!

Become a member today!

Becoming a member of Raring2go! is quick and simple, and even better - it is FREE! For a couple of minutes of your time signing up you will be rewarded with a national and local newsletter monthly, as well as being eligible to take advantage of our members only discounts and competitions! What more do you need? Sign up today!

Raring2go! KidsZone

Raring2go! KidsZone

Over the weekends and holidays there are always times when your children need some chill out time, or to fill an hour or so, or they say the dreaded 5 letter word - BORED! Well, our KidsZone is here to rescue you and them from these moments. Full of puzzles, colouring in sheets and activities from films and programmes there is lots to keep busy!