Children and Families

News from our Local Clubs: Girlguiding Royston Annual Spring Fayre

Girlguiding Royston District is holding its Annual Spring Fayre on Saturday 2nd March, 10am-12noon at Royston Town Hall. This event is our main fundraiser of the year and we are raising money towards our Save Christon Hall Appeal (our HQ that is in need of urgent repairs and improvements). There will be a fantastic choice […]

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Royston’s History – Royston Museum – Celebrating 40 years 1984-2024

It’s been another busy month at the Museum. Sophie has been creating the first of two temporary exhibitions celebrating Royston Museum’s 40th Anniversary this year.  This first exhibition explores the Royston Institute Museum, which opened 168 years before the current museum. Rhian has spent a day in London discovering how to create immersive experiences using

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Spotlight On… Royston District Scouts are looking for Volunteers to help welcome more young people to Scouting…

Royston District Scouts provides Challenge and Adventure for over 500 young people supported by over 80 adult volunteers, from our groups in Royston, Steeple Morden, Barley, Melbourn, Harston and Barrington.    Scouting is youth lead, young people given a say in their activities. As they get older, they develop leadership skills and begin to run

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Out and About… Thriplow Daffodil Weekend

Thriplow Daffodil Weekend returns this year on 16th and 17th March and preparations are in full swing for a fun weekend. Volunteers are being recruited, attractions and stallholders have been booked and the committee are super busy with final preparations. The committee planted a further 50,000 daffodil bulbs last autumn to ensure another stunning display

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News from Icknield Walk First School: Superheroes!

Children in Year 1 at Icknield Walk First School have been enjoying their ‘Superheroes’ topic. Children came into school dressed as their favourite Superhero which was very fortunate as they had a special mission to complete. Wicked Professor Spade had stolen some classroom dolls and buried them in the mud. Taken from the exciting and

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Community News: Barkway Market set to return to Manor Farm, Barkway on Saturday 11th May!

Barkway Market, a quintessential English country event, will take place again this year on Saturday 11th May in Barkway, Hertfordshire. Held within the grounds of Manor Farm, one of Barkway’s oldest houses, and with a craft fair in the Church, Barkway Market is expected to attract around 4,000 visitors. ​Barkway is part of the old

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News from Schools – KJAR Primary & Secondary Students

This term both KJAR primary and secondary students took part in the Bebras Computational Challenge which introduces computational thinking to students it is organised in over 60 countries and designed to get students all over the world excited about computing. We would like to particularly congratulate 37 of our students who gained the Gold Award

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News from Our Clubs: Shepreth Spitfires Football Club

Spotlight focuses on the attached photo! Introducing Charlie W a striker who plays for Squadron 66 Under 11’s who joined Shepreth Spifires Tots Football team 6 years ago.  Since starting his football journey with Shepreth Spitfires Charlie has been joined by his Grandad. Giving encouragement and support to Charlie and all his teammates. After several

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