Education

Interest in proposed free school rockets

Andover Advertiser: Billy Kennedy and Paul Woodman

3:20pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MORE than 100 families have registered their interest in sending their children to Southampton’s first mainstream Free School – before the bid has even been submitted.

School report: Crestwood College, Eastleigh

Andover Advertiser: Crestwood School

1:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

FROM the moment you step into Crestwood College, you can tell it is a little bit different.

Bishop of Winchester urges government to continue to invest in higher education

Andover Advertiser: The new bishop of Winchester, The Rt Rev Tim Dakin

4:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE Bishop of Winchester has urged the Government to continue investing in higher education.

Southampton Solent University sports scientists advice Hampshire Scouts embarking on South Pole trip

Andover Advertiser: SUPPORT: The Southampton Solent University team

4:24pm Thursday 24th April 2014

SPORT scientists from Southampton Solent University are providing nutritional advice and support to a Hampshire Scout expedition team, who are preparing to trek to the South Pole.

Barton Peveril students watching out for each other's safety

Andover Advertiser: SAFETY: Students Jessica Campbell, Daniel Sharpe, Lauren Baverstock, Eleanor Simms, Jess Hemmings, Emily Dixon and James Davis with Laura Fisher and PCSO Bob Finch

4:05pm Thursday 24th April 2014

STUDENTS are doing their bit to keep their campus safer after a new scheme was launched.

Southampton children fail to get a place in primary school of their choice

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3:58pm Thursday 24th April 2014

FAMILIES of 79 children in Southampton failed in getting them into a primary school of their choice, figures have revealed.

£18k fraud leads to suspended jail sentence for school bursar

Andover Advertiser: Linda Whittaker: The former special school bursar denies fraud.

4:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE BURSAR of a special needs school has been given an 18-month suspended jail sentence for swindling £18,000 in faked overtime claims.

Hampshire schools braced for summer of strikes after teachers' vote

Andover Advertiser: The teachers strike rally including members of the NUT union in October last year.

11:04am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

HAMPSHIRE schools are bracing themselves for a fresh wave of teachers’ strikes this summer.

More strikes set to affect Hampshire schools

Andover Advertiser: Teachers on a protest march in Southampton during strike action

10:37am Monday 21st April 2014

HAMPSHIRE schools are set to face more disruption later this year.

Student wins prestigious screenwriting competition

Andover Advertiser: Rupert Aspden, 23, won The Sitcom Mission competition and will have a sitcom aired on BBC Radio Bristol

1:16pm Monday 21st April 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON university student has won a prestigious scriptwriting competition after beating hundreds of people to the prize.

English language course running

Andover Advertiser: English language course running

12:06pm Monday 21st April 2014

LEARN or practise your English at a four-week course held at Eastleigh Library from May 19 to June 16, from 10am to 12.30pm.

LAST NIGHT'S REVIEW: Horrible Histories Barmy Britain, the Mayflower Theatre

Andover Advertiser: Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain arrives at Southampton's Mayflower for Easter

9:35am Thursday 17th April 2014

IT’S nothing like what you learned in school.

1,500 children fail to get place at first choice primary school

Andover Advertiser: Uniforms are among the regular costs to pay to get your child back in the classroom.

11:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AT least 1,500 Hampshire children have failed to get a place at their first choice primary school.

City experts make historic discovery in ancient Rome

Andover Advertiser: City experts make historic discovery in ancient Rome

4:19pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Hampshire scientists have discovered a new section of the boundary wall of the river port of ancient Rome which they say proves that the city was much larger than previously estimated.

World first to help ease pain for amputees

Andover Advertiser: A prosthetic leg

10:45am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON experts have developed a world first that could ease pain for thousands of amputees and prevent dangerous sores.

Salads last longer thanks to scientists' research

Andover Advertiser: Lettuce can be grown in any pot. Photo: PA/Jacqui Hurst

10:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

FEARS over the freshness of your lettuce could be a thing of the past thanks to a group of Southampton scientists.

Professor appointed to head role at university

Andover Advertiser: Prof Bashir M Al-Hashimi, picture by Shida

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THE University of Southampton has appointed a new head to oversee its physical sciences and engineering department.

Computer course on offer for beginners

Andover Advertiser: Woodlands Community College

3:50pm Sunday 13th April 2014

WHETHER its writing an email or using the internet, you can find out more about using computers at a beginners’ course in Southampton.

Classes held to stop elderly suffering falls

Andover Advertiser: Image for Avalon Construction

3:44pm Sunday 13th April 2014

CLASSES are being held to try to prevent elderly people from falling.

Hampshire school's Guinness World Record under threat

Andover Advertiser: Ringwood School students in their onesies

3:21pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A WORLD record held by a Hampshire school is under threat from a UK theme park today.

Did top cop order whitewash into probe at sex-scandal school?

Andover Advertiser: Chief constable Andy Marsh

9:51am Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE Daily Echo can today reveal the full explosive details of an investigation into Hampshire’s top police officer.

Suspected arson attack at school

Andover Advertiser: Brookfield Community School

7:38am Monday 7th April 2014

POLICE are investigating after a suspected arson attack at a Hampshire school.

New hope to save the city’s language classes

Andover Advertiser: Mount Pleasant Community Language Classes including the Tamil Class pictured were among those under threat from cash cuts

10:30am Monday 7th April 2014

LANGUAGE classes for children across Southampton could be saved after a last-ditch deal.

Concert cancelled due to power fears

Andover Advertiser: The Mountbatten School in Romsey

1:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

ORGANISERS have been forced to cancel a charity folk concert because of fears the venue may be without power on the night.

Work to start on skate park

Andover Advertiser: BMX, scooter and skateboard competitions announced in city

9:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

WORK on a new £270,000 skate park in Winchester starts on Monday.

Family fun day takes place next week

Andover Advertiser: Southern Daily Echo

1:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

A FAMILY fun day packed full of activities takes place in Hampshire on Saturday April 12.

Nursery children have pyjama party to raise money for charity

Andover Advertiser: Children at The Co-Operative Childcare in Shirley Warren enjoy their pyjama party

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

CHILDREN at a Southampton nursery wore their onesies and pyjamas with pride to raise money for charity.

PCSOs to meet parents at school

Andover Advertiser: Weston Shore Infant School

7:30pm Saturday 5th April 2014

PARENTS can raise concerns with police at a special surgery outside a Southampton school.

Pony rides and falconry on offer

Andover Advertiser: Pony rides at the Village Nursery

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A RANGE of family activities including pony rides and falconry are on at a Hampshire village hall on Thursday April 10.

Tributes paid to 'promising student' killed in car crash

Andover Advertiser: Southampton Solent University student Jake Rebbeck died when his car collided with a van

4:23pm Friday 4th April 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to promising Hampshire student who was killed in a car crash the day after his 21st birthday.

VIDEO: Strictly Come Dancing at school

Andover Advertiser: Teachers Rachel Gooch and Steve Wilde prepare for their routine

7:00am Friday 4th April 2014

TEACHERS swapped the classroom for the ballroom when they staged their own Strictly Come Dancing event.

Charity close to safety after raising £100,000

Andover Advertiser: The Rainbow Centre in Fareham

10:10am Friday 4th April 2014

A CHARITY is in within touching distance of being saved from closure after the public responded to a desperate plea for funding.

School bids farewell to headteacher

Andover Advertiser: St Anne’s Catholic School pupils with head teacher Beverley Murtagh and deputy head James Rouse

5:26pm Friday 4th April 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON school bid farewell to its headmistress today.

University raises thousands of pounds for charity

Andover Advertiser: Southern Daily Echo

5:23pm Friday 4th April 2014

FUNDRAISING students at a Hampshire university raised thousands of pounds as part of a week-long charity drive.

Student union launches new forums

Andover Advertiser: Exterior of Southampton University

5:09pm Friday 4th April 2014

A UNIVERSITY’S student union is getting students talking online.

Free workshop to teach deaf children sign language

Andover Advertiser: Southern Daily Echo

4:58pm Friday 4th April 2014

FREE workshops teaching deaf children in Hampshire to sign are on during the Easter break on Thursday.

MP 'winning battle' on tuition fees

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11:15am Thursday 3rd April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON MP John Denham says he is winning his battle to rip up the “scandalous” system of £9,000-a-year tuition fees.

Students take to the field for autism day

Andover Advertiser: Bitterne Park School pupils celebrate World Autism Day at St Mary’s Stadium.

11:31am Thursday 3rd April 2014

STUDENTS from Southampton took to the field as part of World Autism Awareness Day.

Big names turn out for college career fair

Andover Advertiser: Southampton City College students meet professionals at the career fair

11:36am Thursday 3rd April 2014

STUDENTS met with professionals as part of Southampton City College’s two-day Industry Showcase Career event.

Student wins first prize in national competition

Andover Advertiser: Laurence Clough receives his award from conference chairman Tim Ibell

11:20am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON student has won first prize at a young researcher’s competition.

Fashion students bag shop window display

2:54pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

STUDENTS in Hampshire are putting fashion centre stage with a series of events.

Ball is in Andrew's court

2:54pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

HAMPSHIRE Collegiate School has introduced their new head of sport.

Firm foundation for achievement

2:52pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE achievements of a Hampshire student have been celebrated at a national event.

Networking with £3m

2:47pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S engineers and scientists of tomorrow have been awarded £3 million for training to modernise the UK’s essential transport, water and energy networks.

Pupils host 'second of its kind' philosophical debate

Andover Advertiser: Wildern School pupils take part in the UK's second-ever 'Philosothon'

11:25am Thursday 3rd April 2014

HAMPSHIRE pupils had the chance to take part in a debate of the philosophical kind when a ‘Philosothon’ was staged at their school.

New school shows it’s much better together!

Andover Advertiser: The whole school and staff come out to commemorate the occassion

10:12am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

WITH every good celebration comes a cake, and there was one fit for 620 youngsters who all enjoyed their slice as they commemorated the forming of St Monica Primary School in Southampton.

Mum and step dad arrested as murder cops reinvestigate death of seven-year-old Blake

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4:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE MOTHER and step father of a seven year old boy who died three years ago have been arrested in connection with his suspected murder, the Daily Echo can exclusively reveal.

Studio plans

Andover Advertiser: Southern Daily Echo

10:30am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Itchen Sixth Form College has applied to expand its gym and dance studio.

Pupil returns to school weeks after heart-attack

Andover Advertiser: Sam back with friends at Mountbatten School.

6:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

HE was back with his pals less than a month after he almost died.

Winchester Fashion Week kicks off with a colourful start

Andover Advertiser: Picture by Mira Nykanen

1:52pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

THE annual Winchester fashion week kicked off with a bang today seeing some of the university’s finest showcase their work.






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