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Ruskin Junior School

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.

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.

Bags of Hope - is a wonderful service helping anyone who is in need and is run by the Gorse Hill Baptist Church. You can contact them direct, as per the details on the poster.

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.

Swindon Trailblazers are running an Online Youth Club for any young person who would like to attend. Find more information and details of how to join here.

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

October Half Term

Brake - Road Safety Competition - our uniform supplier Recognition Express have teamed up with Brake, the road safety charity, the aim is to design a Road Safety Banner.  All the details are on the attached link and entry form.

Please find attached the flyers for October's MS and Football Clubs with SJR Sports.  FootballMulti-Sports.


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

MECA at Regents Circus in Swindon are hosting a family roller disco evening on the first Friday of every month between 6-8pm. The attached flyer gives more info.  Ruskin Junior School families have been offered a discount if you book using this link:  https://www.fatsoma.com/e/mcck1rs/roller-disco-20 - this is valid for the first 150 who book via this link.

The Lechlade Duck Race 2021 takes place on 25th September 2021 - all details can be found on the attached flying.

Wiltshire Cricket are excited to announce a new and inclusive youth free cricket programme which will be based at Swindon Cricket Club - starting on 22nd July.  Attached is a flyer and the sign up form if you have a child interested in attending.  The sign up form should be emailed to:


The local parish council are excited to announce a new and inclusive youth programme starting on Thursday 1st July - these new Youth Skills development workshops will take place every Thursday at Pinetrees Community Centre. For more information or to book a space please contact Aaron on:


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

Mr Robertson is pleased to confirm that he is able to launch his Saturday Football Clubs again - please find attached the various flyers depending on your child's age. These clubs are open to anyone - not just Ruskin children. 5 - 8 years, 9 - 12 years, Mini Strikers

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

New College are offering a discounted course for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business, the details are on the attached flyer - Starting Your Own Business

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