Photo of the entrance to Stoke Lodge Primary School, in School Close.

Disappointment at Stoke Lodge Ofsted verdict

Senior staff at the Olympus Academy Trust have expressed disappointment at the latest Ofsted report for Stoke Lodge Primary School, which has been given an overall grading of ‘requires improvement’ for the second time in just over two years. Inspectors who visited the school in early January once again judged its Early Years provision to be ‘good’ but rated the

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Collage of images (l-r) Dave Baker (CEO, Olympus Acdemy Trust) and Jack Lopresti MP.

Trust CEO tackles Lopresti over “lack of representation” on school funding

Dave Baker, CEO of the Olympus Academy Trust (OAT) which incorporates Bradley Stoke Community School, Meadowbrook Primary School and several other secondary and primary schools in the wider local area has met with Jack Lopresti MP to express his concerns about a “lack of representation in regard to inadequate school funding in our area”. In a tweet made earlier this week,

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Photo of current students and alumni on stage at the 20th anniversary event.

Kumon Bradley Stoke marks 20th anniversary

On Saturday 2nd December, the Kumon Bradley Stoke Centre held a very special end-of-year ceremony to celebrate the achievement of current students and alumni from the last 20 years. Around 150 students, parents and supporters came to the Olympus Theatre at the WISE Campus in Stoke Gifford to be part of the celebrations. Students received awards for reaching an advanced

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Photo of Sarah Nutchey receiving her long service award.

Seeking alumni for Kumon Bradley Stoke’s 20th anniversary celebrations

Calling all former students of the Kumon Bradley Stoke Study Centre! The Kumon study centre in Bradley Stoke has been helping children develop independent study skills and achieve their potential in maths and English for 20 years. Sarah Nutchey, a former maths teacher, became a Kumon Instructor in 1998 and started her Kumon class with around 12 students, originally in

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