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Motion and Commotion at Local School

The end of term brought Winton School's Motion and Commotion week; and there was certainly a great deal of both! The fun started on Tuesday afternoon as a group of students departed for Prague. Then,...

Employers Favour Apprenticeships Over Degrees

Employers now favour relevant apprenticeships or experience over university degrees, a study has found. Researchers who polled 1,000 decision makers found 49 per cent prefer to see experience from a relevant apprenticeship or previous position...

Local School Raises £3000 on Sponsored Walk

Year 9 Harrow Way students donned the walking boots recently to tackle an impressive 12.2 miles sponsored walk from Andover to Appleshaw, and back. The fundraising initiative raised an impressive £3000 which will go...

Harrow Way Student Publishes First Book

A 12 year old student from Harrow Way Community School has become a published author following the publication of his debut novel Lonely. Year 7 Dmitrijs Meiksans wrote the short story which features his...

School Community Day Makes a Difference

This year saw the second Winton Community Academy Community Day involving all 405 students in Years 7 – 10.The students were unbelievable ambassadors for the Academy working in residential care homes, primary schools, painting...

Mary Poppins at Local Secondary School

The end of year in Performing Arts saw our largest cast to date performing the wonderful Mary Poppins. Students have spent months rehearsing to bring their own take on the musical to the Winton...

Keep Your Children Safe in the Heat

With the school holidays getting off to a sweltering start, and forecasters predicting temperatures rising to as high as 31°c this week, Hampshire residents are urged to follow some simple advice to stay safe...

School Inspires Students with Trip to Oxford University

Harrow Way has been inspiring high achieving students with a recent visit to the University of Oxford. The Year 8 ‘Allstars’ visited the top university as part of the school’s initiative to raise students’...

Harrow Way remain only school in Hampshire to receive the BIG anti-bullying award

Harrow Way Community School’s excellence in challenging bullying has once again been recognised and endorsed by the national anti-bullying group, BIG (Bullying Intervention Group). For the second year running (having been the first school...

Harrow Way’s Big Sing

Harrow Way Community School recently brought together over 150 primary school children to celebrate African music at the ‘Big Sing.’ Sporting colours from the South African flag, pupils from Portway, Roman Way and Appleshaw...

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Woman fined for dumping drink cans and food containers

A Grateley woman has been made to pay an excess of £200 after she failed to check that the person getting rid of her...

A303 Eastbound blocked following two car collision

Hampshire emergency services are dealing with a collision involving two cars eastbound on Picket Twenty. Emegency services were called to the scene at 12.57 pm. Two...

Car set on fire near Charlton Lakes

Fire crews were called to the scene of a car fire near Charlton Lakes, Andover at around 7.34pm yesterday (13th January) The BMW 325i was...