Ofsted points to positive changes!

In May, Gloucestershire County Council welcomed inspectors from Ofsted for their third monitoring visit since the publication of their report in June 2017. The feedback from the visit identified the hard work of social workers to get the best for […]

School Expansion consultation: 5th June @ 3pm – 6pm.

School Expansion consultation: Drop into Rissington School: 5th June @ 3pm – 6pm. Notice GCC have used my image….link to original release. Release dated: 22 May 2018. Gloucestershire County Council and The Rissington School are consulting on plans to expand […]

Rissington Pre-School building complete.

I am pleased to report that the Rissington pre-school building is complete on the Upper Rissington site. I am sure it will be a very useful addition to the school. The only point I would like to make is that […]

School Extension – Change of Stone

Check planning application 17/03823/COMPLY for change of stone used for classroom extension (Agreed). 17_03823_COMPLY–1136652 17_03823_COMPLY-EXISTING___PROPOSED_ELEVATIONS-1121336 17_03823_COMPLY-EXISTING_SITE_PLAN-1121342 17_03823_COMPLY-PROPOSED_GROUND_FLOOR_PLAN-1121337 17_03823_COMPLY-PROPOSED_SITE_PLAN-1121343 17_03823_COMPLY-SAMPLE_STONE_-COTTAGE-_COTSWOLD_VILLAGE-1134951 17_03823_COMPLY-USER_DEFINED_ATTACHMENT-1121344

Rissington School Expansion

It has been revealed that Rissington school will be expanded by one classroom, which will be complete by February 2018. This information came to light when researching what is happening to the Nursery that was begun a few months ago (information came from […]

School Nursery – Latest Plans: 2 May ’17 (Renamed – Pre-School)

The latest on the planning portal regarding the Nursery, which is located in the new school playing field. Access will be gained to the site Welfare Office during construction from Wellington Road, through the gates adjacent to the Village Hall. COVERING […]

Do people move to UR because of the school?

Are people moving to Upper Rissington because of the Rissington School link? I would think so, the league table and reports all speak for themselves. The Rissington School headed by Liz Bannister is doing a great job in the community. […]

Rissington School Grand Opening – 22 May

Our fantastic new school is officially Opened on Friday, 22 May. Time for the event is between: 16:30 to !8:30. Including a Parachute display from Falcons (based at nearby RAF Brize Norton and often use RAF Little Rissington for practice). […]

Rissington School Opens

Very impressive to see this school open for business 2 days after handover. All concerned need to be congratulated. I think you have to agree the decorations looks great. Below is an extract from the school website – please visit […]

KIER hands over Village Hall/School

Today KIER construction hands over two impressive new facilities to the village of Upper Rissington. Liz Bannister, headmistress of Rissington school formally accepts the superb new school today. Can you imagine being taught in a class named “Spitfire”? An appropriate name […]

Rissington School update.

The following is from the Great Rissington School January Newsletter (written by the Headmaster). Click here for the full version. I attended a meeting with the contractors this morning who have confirmed that the new school build is on target […]

KIER Site Visit – 16 July ’14

Thanks to all at KIER for allowing the parishioners to visit the two new impressive community buildings in their very early stages of construction. Both look absolutely impressive and both are on schedule for a February 2015 finish. Invalid Displayed […]

UR School and Community Centre Visit

Thanks to all at KIER for allowing the parishioners to visit the two new impressive community buildings in their very early stages of construction. Both look absolutely impressive and both are on schedule for a February 2015 finish. [Show as […]

Kier invite parishioners to their site!

Kier on their latest newsletter have the following to say: “On the 16th July we would like to invite you to a site open morning between 10.00am and 12.00 noon. This will be a chance to meet our team, look […]