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Community News

Ruskin Junior School is based in the heart of the community and we like to share news and events within the local area.

Please check back regularly to see the latest information on events and opportunities.

Beechcroft Library are running various events during the month - this flyer shows you the details

Stratton Wildcats are looking for new players to join their teams - more information is here.

See here for local coffee mornings.

The OutReach Project are offering a new Online Wellbeing Club for 7-12 year olds. The club is free and will focus on the "Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing". More information on the attached poster.

There is an upcoming event being run by the charity DKMS around Blood Cancers and how you can help.

The Swindon Music Service are promoting the services they offer - check it out on this flyer and poster.

We have been asked to make you aware of some COVID Vaccine Clinics - details are here.

What a wonderful job you all did for Red Nose Day - attached is the poster confirming the amount raised!

Wiltshire Treehouse are running a fundraising week in September - A Week to Remember

Summer Holidays

England Netball summer camps, along with camps for Under 11's and Over 11's

Farm Yard Circus - event details here

Intensive summer holiday lessons with Better

Revolution Performing Arts are also running summer camps at various places throughout the area during the break. Please find attached 2 flyers - one showing the details, and the other the dates.

SJR Sports are very organised and are advertising their summer holiday camps - for details see the attached flyer

The Swindon Outreach Project has created a presentation showing you all the things going on over the summer holidays.

Attached is the latest flyer for cycle camps which are taking place during the summer break.

There is also the Summer Reading Challenge which is promoted by every library in Swindon.

Information around retailers where kids can eat free during the break.

STEAM are offering children attending for just £1 during the summer.

Kids for Bricks are running a Lego Summer Challenge - more details here


We're very happy to load the certificate received from Children in Need and send a huge congratulations to all our families on a job well done! 

SJR Sports are happy to confirm their new set of sessions - flyers below:

Mini Strikers     Midi Strikers     Maxi Strikers

SJR Goalkeeping

Stratton St Margaret Parish Council are holding 2 consultations - please see the flyers below with details:

Beechcroft Library   and    Stratton Skate Park

Abbeymeads Girls Football are looking for new recruits of all ages - if your child has an interest please see the attached flyer

Marling School Open Evenings for Years 4 & 5 - flyer

We have been asked to pass on this information relating to the computer game - Roblox

If you and your family would like to raise extra money for Red Nose Day - please see attached a sponsor form

Our local NHS Team will be running Children's Health Clinics - more information can be found here.

Swindon Borough Council are looking to recruit some new Cycling Instructors - if you are interested please see the attached details.

Make Lunch - this is a wonderful helping hand for those that are in need. You can contact them directly an d they will be able to help.

The Gorse Hill Baptist Church have opened a new enterprise called "The Community Fridge".  This is a place you can go to pick up food with no referral required, no appointment necessary and no questions asked. All the details are on this attached leaflet.

The National Literacy Trust and STFC are working together looking for Literacy Champions!  Attached are a letter and poster with additional details.

The Rotary 21-22 Photography Competition has now opened and all children are welcome to take part.  For more information and details on how your child can take part please see the attached flyer, entry form and consent form.

If your child loves to run - some great opportunities are available locally for Park Runs. Please find attached more details here.

The Swindon Music Service are returning to the school in the new year - please find following a poster, application form and information from them:

Poster, Application Form, Information

SJR Sports are very pleased to confirm the launch of a new Goalkeeping Course - please find details here


The Outreach Team - Information

The Online Youth Club - Information and Poster

Badminton Lessons

Sunrise Nursery - Flyer

MF Dance - Flyer

Matt Fiddes Martial Arts are running taster sessions - details can be found on this attached flyer.

Is your child interested in Speech and Drama lessons?  Please see the attached flyer for the perfect club for them!

There is a new support service that has been launched - called Shout!.  Please find details on the attached flyer.

Wiltshire Treehouse are a fantastic charity working with children who have experienced bereavement - they have collated some information on ways to help children to not only manage their grief and to handle lockdown. There are some hints and tips for the whole family here.

The Swindon Music Service are returning to the school in the new year - please find following a poster, application form and information from them:

Poster, Application Form, Information