Education

Mini Marathon at Local Schools

More than 330 children took part in the Valley Mini Marathon at Avon Valley College, part of Salisbury Plain Academies, recently. The aim of the event is to enable a large number of children...

Rookwood School supports local charity ‘Two Saints’

The children of the Pre-Prep recently invited local charity ‘Two Saints’ in to school to present a cheque for over £300. Over the past few months, the Pre-Prep children and staff have organised and taken...

Local College Principal Invited to Number Ten

Peter Symonds College Principal Stephen Carville was one of just 100 teachers invited to 10 Downing Street, for a reception to celebrate the hard work and dedication of teachers across the country, as part...

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,...

Local School Students Complete HIOWAA Challenge

Students from Harrow Way Community School have successfully completed the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) LifeLines Challenge. A trip to the Air Ambulance’s base at Thruxton to meet the team and...

Harrow Way Artists Create The Ultimate ‘Mechanimals’

When tasked with creating 3D artwork which fuses animals with mechanical components, where better to conduct some serious engineering research than local company Marder Traction Engines. Harrow Way Community School Year 9 Art students...

Rookwood School spread Christmas joy at Andover Nursing Home

To get into the festive spirit, Rookwood School has been taking part in a number of Christmas activities over the past weeks. The Growers Club recently gifted their neighbours at Andover Nursing Home a beautiful...

Hampshire takes over The Royal Albert Hall on St George’s Day

More than 1,700 young musicians, performing with their schools or as part of Hampshire Music Service’s county and area youth ensembles, gave the concert of a lifetime at The Royal Albert Hall this St...

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...