Education

Online Toolkit Launched to Shape Young People’s Future

A unique online toolkit has been launched in Basingstoke to help young people develop confidence, resilience, ambition and respect as they move on from education to the world of work. The Shaping Characters online...

Rookwood School Celebrates National Art Competition Success

Pupils from Rookwood School celebrated their success in a national art competition during a recent assembly . In the special assembly pupils Leshawn Clark, Grace Culley Wilson and Zara West were awarded certificates for...

Jeans for Genes Day at Local School

Winton Community Academy took part in the annual fundraising event ‘Jeans for Genes Day” on Friday 22nd September 2017. The yearly event raises awareness of Genetic Disorders and the money raised funds a range...

Roald Dahl Celebrated at Local Secondary School

Staff and students at Winton Community Academy celebrated the works of one of Britain’s greatest storytellers, Roald Dahl. With guest appearances from the wonderful Mr and Mrs Twit, a Little Red Riding Hood accompanied...

Local School Goes on a Magical Trip

Winton Community Academy year eight students starting the year in a magical way with a trip to Harry Potter studios. The students who had studied the second book in the series 'Harry Potter and...

Local Secondary School Wins Top Award

Harrow Way Community School is the only school in Hampshire and one of only seven schools nationally to be awarded the much coveted Geographical Association Centre of Excellence status. In recognition of excellence in...

Students Say their Diets Improve when they go to University

Forget beans on toast and pot noodles, today’s students are now more creative in the kitchen than ever before, a new study has found. Despite the stereotype of living on beans on toast for...

Funding Cuts Threaten School Breakfast Clubs

43 per cent of teachers say their breakfast club will have to close over the next three years Cuts in school funding cited as main reason. Schools forced to take money from school...

Tired Children Take a Week to Get Back into School Life

It takes children more than a week to get back into the swing of school after they return from the summer break, it has emerged. Researchers found kids after six weeks of no homework,...

Basingstoke College Tackles Parking Problems

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has been working with Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) and Stagecoach to address car park capacity issues at the college and to combat associated problems with parking in the...