News, events and schools' information for families across Bath and West Wiltshire

The all new March/April 2024 issue of The Bath & Wiltshire Parent – Bath’s biggest magazine – is out today!

Full of news, features, reviews and what’s on listings for parents and carers, The Bath & Wiltshire Parent is the only magazine to be distributed through every nursery, pre-school, primary and secondary school in Bath – state and private – as well as many more across West Wiltshire and Somerset.

In this packed issue, you can find –

News From The Schools

All the latest news and headlines from schools across the region, including gorgeous new libraries at Moorlands School Federation in Bath, an amazing outdoor expedition for the students at Sheldon in Chippenham and netball caps for students from the Wells Cathedral School.

Pre-school News

Updates and information for parents and carers of babies and toddlers, which includes the Power of Play nurseries on a fact finding trip to Finland, a new fertility clinic opening in Bath and an early years course at Wiltshire College.

Westbury Leigh Primary

We find out more about this amazing school that has its own farm, offering pupils a very special learning experience.

50 Years of Avon Valley Railway

An impressive anniversary for this most family-friendly of venues, which relies on its amazing volunteers to keep things running smoothly.

Apprenticeships For All

Georgette McCready considers one of the options for students looking for an alternative to University.

30 Years of Off The Record

Introducing the range of services available to young people by the Bath-based charity.

Residents Discovery Cards

A full round-up of the discounts and special offers available to holders of the Residents Discovery Card.

Audi Q4 Etron

A local family finds out what makes this all-electric five seater such a great all-rounder.

Eating Out

There’s a lot to like about our family lunch out at Flourish in Saltford.


As local councils call for more people to foster, Hannah Millbank finds out more about the role entails.

School Report Batheaston Church School

Georgette McCready visits a school that enjoys being part of the community.

What’s On

If you’re looking for a great day out with your family, check our awesome listing.

Days Out Wild Wookey

If you’re looking for an all-action activity, this day out at Wookey Hole is unbeatable!

Days Out Campus Skateparks

Eric Bell speaks so highly of Bristol’s best indoor skateparks.

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