Shrewton School Inspection Report

Following an Ofsted inspection in June Shrewton VC School has been placed into Special Measures.There is some positive news in the Inspectors Report. ‘The new headteacher is clear about what needs to be done to improve the school and has begun to implement plans for improvement. ‘The new headteacher is steadily rebuilding the confidence of staff, pupils and parents. ‘Pupils are polite, courteous and well mannered. They play well together at playtimes and lunchtimes. Pupils report that bullying is rare and when it does happen it is quickly dealt with by staff. ‘Pupils have a clear understanding of what acceptable … Continue reading Shrewton School Inspection Report

Crime Avoidance and Proactive Policing

A reminder about some of the ways you can avoid being a victim of crime.  Fake Wiltshire Council Callers From Wiltshire Council “We have been getting reports of a man calling up local residents claiming to be from Wiltshire Council looking to conduct a survey about an accident the person on the phone has had. Calls of this nature should be treated with suspicion as we would never cold call anyone by telephone or at someone’s door.  We will never request bank details, passwords or pin numbers over the phone. These types of calls should be reported to Action Fraud on … Continue reading Crime Avoidance and Proactive Policing

Local GP Practices Ranked

Shrewton GP Practices were rated in the GP Patient Survey is an independent survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS England. The survey was sent out to over a million people across the UK. 13,622 questionnaires were distributed in Wiltshire and 6,986 were completed and returned. The survey asks how people feel about their GP practice on a range of expectations, such as ease of getting appointments, waiting times, helpfulness of staff and confidence in doctors. The image below is a snapshot from the NHS England GP Practice Survey results.  Click the image to see the snapshot full size. … Continue reading Local GP Practices Ranked