"This is such a nice school, everyone's working so hard and the children are all happy and so well looked after - you can't ask for more than that." 
Supply teacher

"You can always tell the schools where they really care about the children, and this is one." 
Child advocate

"May I say what a lovely school this is, and how well the children seemed to really engage with the material! Please convey my sincere thanks to all for my warm welcome today." 
Visitor from the Exeter Hebrew Congregation

 “The students were all lovely, and the teachers were very nice too!”

Visiting coach from The Sports Project

"I was truly inspired today by my trip to Minerva today. The staff and the children were all so incredibly happy, dedicated and enthusiastic. What everyone is doing at Minerva should act as a model for other schools in how to positively progress. Thank you to all the staff and children so much for making my visit so delightful.”
Sir Ed Davey, Liberal Democrat Leader

"It was fantastic to take Sir Ed Davey to meet the team at Minerva Primary School - I was so impressed with how articulate the children were - huge thanks to the school for inviting us today!" 
Gideon Amos, Taunton Liberal Democrats

"Thanks so much for bringing your class to Carymoor yesterday; it was a pleasure to work with you all and we hope you all enjoyed the day as much as we did! We were impressed with your pupils’ behaviour, knowledge and how well they engaged with all of the activities."
Beth and Nat, Carymoor Environmental Trust

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"Thank you so much for allowing us into Minerva today to work with your fantastic young people. They were all enthusiastic, imaginative, worked well together and a real credit to your school and your staff."
Jo and Selina, Somerset Youth Theatre

"I just wanted to say how impressed I was with your Year 5/6 children yesterday. Superb focus and listening. Great questions and comments. An absolute pleasure to work with."
George, Stand Against Violence

"Your pupils were amazing yesterday at their visit to the library. So well behaved and with really good questions."
Christina, Taunton Library

The 3 guest speakers were all brilliant and spoke at the sharp end of the problem and solution from the heart. Gareth who is heading up Minerva is an inspiration and he lives the values.

Magic Morning conference delegate

Inspiring and many thanks - it may be Teachers Day today - Minerva is the Goddess of wisdom, justice, law, victory, and the sponsor of arts, trade, and strategy. Could not have been choreographed better. Thank you.

Magic Morning conference delegate

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