Education

Year 5 pupils visit Winton for STEM Day

The 18th and 19th of June this year saw record numbers of year 5 pupils arriving for the annual STEM days at Winton Community Academy. It was a mark of the academy’s on-going success that...

School minibus programme wins national transformation award

Hampshire County Council’s innovative Spend to Save scheme, which provides schools with minibuses as part of ensuring that eligible children have a safe home to school transport service, has won a Bronze Award against...

South Wiltshire UTC Team Turtle runners up in Royal Navy challenge

A team of young engineers from South Wiltshire UTC were runners up in the recent Royal Navy University Training College Young Engineers Challenge – Operation Amphibious Angel 2017. Team Turtle were runners up in...

Winton Awarded Platinum Safeguarding Award

Winton Academy, of the Academies Enterprise Trust, is the first school in the country to be awarded the Platinum level for the Incyte International Excellence in Safeguarding Award. The award was presented to the Headteacher,...

Rookwood School to offer Prince William Award to pupils

Rookwood School is delighted to announce that it will be running the Pioneer-level of the Prince William Award for Years 2, 3 and 4 from September 2018, with a view to offering the award...

Borough Families to Benefit from Summer of Play

A new-look Playday is to bring play to more of the borough in July and August as part of a whole Summer of Play programme. Five community centres have been funded by Basingstoke and Deane...

Harrow Way celebrates record-breaking UK Junior Maths Challenge

Harrow Way Community School is celebrating their best ever performance in the annual UK Junior Maths Challenge (UKMC), a national competition organised by the UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT). Overall the gifted Year 7 and...
Harrow Way Students Jack the Ripper

Harrow Way Students Follow Footsteps of Jack the Ripper

Harrow Way Community School history students were given a grisly taste of nineteenth century crime recently during a trip to London. Forty Nine Year 10 students followed the footsteps of the notorious serial killer...

Local College Student on Cyber Security Course

An A Level computer science student from South Wiltshire UTC has beaten tough competition to secure a place on a prestigious CyberFirst Advanced course this summer. Seventeen year old Keelan Baines from Andover will...

Winton Visit the NEC Photography Show

On Tuesday 20th March Winton Community Academy students had the opportunity to take a trip to The Photography show at the NEC, Birmingham so they could experience the wider world of possibilities within photography. Students...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

A303 roadworks

Southern Roadworks for around Hampshire 20/09/19

The following list of roadworks and disruptions for A34, A303, M4, A404, M4 and M27 is corrected as of Friday, 20th of September, but...
International Furniture Kevin Farrer Takes on BID in Court

Revolt Against Andover BID Continues in Court

The revolt against Andover BID (Business Investment District) continued yesterday in Basingstoke Magistrates Court (19th September 2019). Kevin Farrer, owner of International Furniture in Black...
Louis Tanner Andover

Young boy, 14, missing from Andover

A family are appealing to find a 14-year-old boy missing from Andover today. Louis Tanner was last seen at his address at around 3.30pm today...
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson reportedly in Andover area this afternoon

Boris Johnson, PM, is reportedly making an appearance in the Andover area. Andover and Villages will be keeping you up-to-date with all the news regarding...