Current Location:

Salisbury

Localise Me


Wilton & Barford School learn about Fire Safety

afd27f31739bd9a008415bf32b392ba0.png

43e1a966255893646cd15ed5a3824752.pngOn Thursday 3rd November, to follow up a small fire at Wilton and Barford Primary, a fire officer came in to school to talk to every class about fire safety. The children learned, through large posters, what dangers could be found in the kitchen, bedroom or sitting room if enough care was not taken to avoid fire hazards such as leaving hair straighteners on the bed: did you know that even when these are turned off at the socket, leaving them on a surface - such as a bed - could cause smouldering and, therefore fire!

Throughout the day, John (our friendly fire officer) taught the children about what to do if a fire should begin in the home. He told them a story and then summed it up in three phrases: get out; stay out; phone 999.

Putting on firefighter’s uniforms was good fun for all but there was a serious message too – firefighters need to dress as quickly as possible to get to the scene of the fire within 10-15 minutes of receiving the call. Children had to compete in teams to try and beat their opinions in dressing up in uniforms.

Penultimately, the children learned what to do if their clothes were on fire; everyone had a turn at ‘stop, drop and roll’!

The finale of the day came in the form of an assembly during which the children learned about firework safety through Ben – our informative cartoon character.

Although the messages were 6ae032c78abbd96a8f06b7adb20a827d.jpgserious, a fun day was had by all and the children left school with plenty of advice for their parents. Even the teachers benefitted from the advice given!

Report filed 14/11/16

Healthy Schools Week News Report from Wilton & Barford Primary



Read all about our annual Healthy School’s week and the exciting activities that helped children become more aware of being healthy.

Chafyn Grove School graded Excellent



The Summer Term has started very well for Chafyn Grove Prep School in Salisbury after the publication of an inspection report that has given the school top marks for all areas of educational provision, standards and pastoral care. 

Starcast welcomes West End Star for Workshop



Starcast Performing Arts Schools welcomed professional West End Star Adam Lyons during half term.

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.

Geronimo 2018

Geronimo 2018

Geronimo Festival is back for 2018 and is bigger and better than ever before with not one, but two events for you to enjoy! Book early for the best prices and then join us for tonnes of fun this Summer! We can't wait!

Write for Raring2go!

Write for Raring2go!

Do you want to have your voice heard, do you have something to say, be it funny, serious or helpful hints and tips? We love having contributors articles and blogs online. If you think Raring2go! is the right place for your work to be seen we would love to hear from you. You can read more about what we are looking for in our article by clicking here