Education

Ofsted finds adult education is thriving in Hampshire

The standard of Hampshire County Council's programmes for adult education, traineeships and Apprenticeships have been graded 'good' by Ofsted following a full inspection (February 2018). Their report confirms that the quality of provision offered by...

Andover Pupils Set New Guinness World Record

More than 6,000 primary school pupils at schools across the country are currently signed up to take part in the Plastic Bottle Boat Challenge. The pupils’ aim is to set a new Guinness World...
Rookwood Pupils Celebrate as GCSE Results Released

Rookwood Pupils Celebrate as GCSE Results Released

There was much to celebrate at Rookwood School today thanks to 2018’s exceptional GCSE results. With 97% of students gaining five or more 9-4 grades (equivalent to the old A*-C) and an outstanding 100% of...

**UPDATE** Winton School Fire – Parents Asked to Collect Children

PLEASE SHARE Winton School is on fire, all pupils and staff were evacuated safely. It has been suggested that the fire started in the boiler room, however the Andover Advertiser states that the...

Andover Students Put On A Stellar Performance Of Aladdin For The 2016 Christmas Pantomime

Andover College’s sell out Christmas Pantomime showcased another multi-discipline masterpiece at The Lights Theatre. Months of dedication and hard work from Andover College students demonstrated exactly why the Creative and Performing Arts team are...

Recycling Lorry Designed by Longparish Little People

The little people at Longparish Little School are thrilled to have recently unveiled their new recycling lorry thanks to Raymond Brown Waste Solutions and their Community Matters initiative. At the end of last year...

Symonds Karters get to National Final of British Schools Karting Championships

Six Peter Symonds College students have won a place in the National Final of the British Schools Karting Championship (BSKC) 2018. They will compete against the best school and college teams in the country...

National Recognition for Peter Symonds’ Student Support

Peter Symonds College has won a top national award for the way it supports its students. Symonds was awarded first place at the annual Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA) awards in the Student Support category. The...

Local school introduce first aid training initiative

Harrow Way Community School has launched an exciting new initiative to deliver certificated first aid training to all Key Stage 4 students. ‘Be Ready’, part of the school’s ambitious Careers Education Programme, has been...

Andover Schoolchildren do Some Outdoor Exploring

Children from an Andover school channelled their inner explorer recently as they enjoyed a fun day out of the classroom at Charlton Lakeside. Almost 100 Year Five students from Portway Junior School visited the...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

Café owners collect council grant

The founders of an American-themed café in the centre of Andover have collected their first £500 cash boost thanks to a £1,000 Independent Retailer...
A33 reopened collision

Police ask for witnesses following fatal collision on A33 near Micheldever

A 63-year-old woman from Basingstoke has died following a fatal collision with two cars on the A33 southbound this morning. Hampshire Police are now asking...
Andover Town Football Club

Andover Town Football Club prepares to start busy season

Andover Town Football Club is starting to prepare for their busy season starting in August, with almost 15 games against neighbouring teams, such as...
A33 reopened collision

Road reopened following ‘serious’ two-car collision

Hampshire Police were dealing with a serious car collision earlier today on the A33 southbound at Micheldever and has now reopened. "The dual-carriageway is closed...