Northwood: Parents with nursery-age children are invited to Hungry Caterpillar's open day on January 26.
The nursery within LA Fitness gym on Chestnut Avenue will run a walk-in session between 9am and noon, when parents can speak to staff and view the activities on offer.
Face painting and balloon modelling with be available for prospective nursery children.
PUPILS from Northwood College celebrated the one-year anniversary of their 'walking bus' on Friday last week.
Freezing temperatures did not put off the youngsters, aged five to 11, as they walked from Green Lane to the school in Maxwell Road.
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YOUNGSTERS from a Northwood School went to the publishing party of a book for which they had written.
Five pupils from St Martin's School in Moor Park Road won a competition to have their work published in an anthology called Wild 'n' Free, set up by a publishers to encourage youngsters to write.
Two of them - Thomas Bailey and Neelai Patel - were lucky enough to go to the book launch.
PETITIONERS who called for a permanent traffic warden to be based outside a school look set to be disappointed.
Neighbours living near St Martin's School, in Moor Park Road, Northwood, have asked for the measures to be introduced in response to what they called a 'lack of consideration' by parents.
They have complained that cars are often spotted parking on double yellow lines, across driveways and in dangerous places at junctions during drop-off and collection times.
PLANS are being hatched to expand two schools in Northwood Hills.
Residents living near Harlyn Primary School, Harlyn Drive, have already been consulted over early ideas to increase capacity.
And Northwood School, in Potter Street, has appeared on a list of schools around the country earmarked to receive development cash from the Department for Education.
YOUNGSTERS from four schools teamed up to hold their own mini Olympic Games.
Hillside Junior School, Northwood Way, Northwood, hosted the event on Wednesday and Thursday last week.
They were joined by pupils from Harlyn, Frithwood and Holy Trinity primary schools.
The pupils took part in seven events, including blind football and hurdles.
BOYS at St Martin's School in Northwood were regaled with tales of life in Roman Britain when a re-enactment company stopped by.
The 10 and 11-year olds got the chance to dress up as soldiers and watched a weaponry display involving slingshot, arrows and javelin.
FRIENDS of a Northwood College pupil who died suddenly during a cross-country race last year are raising money in her memory.
Runners from Ealing, Southall and Middlesex Athletics Club hope to raise £5,000 after their team-mate Shannon Powell collapsed during a race in Barnet on January 8, 2011.
AN AMATEUR hairdresser won a national award less than year after first picking up her scissors.
Northwood student Deborah Keogh, 36, decided on a career change last summer but never imagined that in just nine months she'd win a gold medal in a UK-wide hairdressing competition.