Education

Students 'let down' by poor marking have exam results increased

Romsey Advertiser: RAISING STANDARDS: The two-year Schools Challenge Cymru scheme is the latest in a series of measures to drive up Welsh exam results.

3:24pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STUDENTS across Hampshire have been let down by poor exam marking according to headteachers across the county.

Drivers reminded to respect lollipop men and women

Romsey Advertiser: Belinda Mott, with 10-year-old Jack Freeman

12:23pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

'STOP Means Stop' - that is the message being given to drivers as part of a campaign to encourage respect for school crossing patrols.

Uni staff to go on strike

Romsey Advertiser: Exterior of Southampton University

6:01pm Monday 20th October 2014

UP TO 1,000 members of staff at the University of Southampton could go on strike as part of a row over pensions.

New principal and chief executive for Eastleigh College

Romsey Advertiser:

11:23am Monday 20th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE college has a new principal and chief executive.

City slashing truancy rates

Romsey Advertiser:

4:00am Friday 17th October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON is winning the truancy battle after latest figures showed the number of pupils skipping school has halved in the past four years.

Life-saving teachers win national award

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE school has won a pair of awards after quick-thinking staff saved the life of a pupil.

Mayor given a rousing reception at Halterworth

Romsey Advertiser:

9:54am Friday 17th October 2014

A primary school’s projects to commemorate the First World War came to a rousing conclusion with a visit from the mayor.

Heart charity honours defibrillator campaign

Romsey Advertiser:

9:52am Friday 17th October 2014

ROMSEY school has scooped a top national accolade for helping save cardiac arrest victims’ lives.

UPDATED: Man taken to hospital after chemical spill at Hampshire college

Romsey Advertiser:

3:35pm Thursday 16th October 2014

ROADS around a Hampshire college have been closed after a suspected chemical spill in the car park.

Hampshire schoolchildren visit Downing Street

Romsey Advertiser:

5:04pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

CHILDREN from a Hampshire school met George Osborne personally delivered their letters to Downing Street.

We're all backing Tom on X Factor

Romsey Advertiser:

9:27am Friday 10th October 2014

“GOOD luck Tom, we’re all so proud of you.”

Three-year-old developing well

Romsey Advertiser:

8:58am Friday 10th October 2014

Sombornes Preschool is making steady progress upwards with its Ofsted ratings.

Students scramble at annual 'bunfight'

Romsey Advertiser:

9:40pm Thursday 9th October 2014

MORE than 5,500 students turned out to make sure they made the most of their time at Southampton University.

New research reveals 'out-of-body' experiences

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

THEY are spooky and mysterious events that leave people wondering if they have crossed over to “the other side”.

Foundry Lane Primary School wins Southampton in Bloom title again

Romsey Advertiser:

10:06am Tuesday 7th October 2014

THESE green-fingered pupils have proved that you are never too young to be crowned blooming marvellous.

Southampton pupils are in the pink in support of Breast Cancer Care

Romsey Advertiser:

10:59am Monday 6th October 2014

MORE than 1,000 students at a Southampton school were in the pink – all the in name of charity.

Scott's Strictly our favourite!

Romsey Advertiser:

10:45am Friday 3rd October 2014

SCOTT’S strictly our man. That was the message of support from students at Crestwood College who will be voting to keep Hampshire’s Scott Mills on the Strictly Come Dancing dance floor for another week.

University’s moving up in rankings

Romsey Advertiser: Southampton University.

12:12pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE University of Southampton is bucking the trend by rising up a table which ranks the best higher education institutions in the world.

Black History Month launches in city

Romsey Advertiser:

2:16pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

SCORES of people packed into Southampton college for the launch of the city’s tenth Black History Month.

More than 100 sign petition against parents blocking a Southampton road on the school run

Romsey Advertiser: Southern Daily Echo

12:08pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

MORE than 100 people have thrown their weight behind a petition in a bid to end a parking war between parents and residents living next to a Southampton school.

City university rises up world rankings

Romsey Advertiser: Exterior of Southampton University

8:27am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE University of Southampton is bucking the trend by rising up a table ranking the best higher education institutions in the world.

City's first free school to open in two years

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S first mainstream free school will open to pupils within two years after education chiefs backed the bid.

Residents threaten to block road over school parking row

Romsey Advertiser:

4:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THEY fear it is a tragedy waiting to happen. So angry residents living in three Southampton streets are threatening to take matters into the own hands.

Stroud enjoys £2.5m makeover

Romsey Advertiser:

10:09am Monday 29th September 2014

A PRIVATE school near Romsey has been given a £2.5million state-of-the-art new and green look.

VIDEO: University's £30million campus vision

Romsey Advertiser:

1:06pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A BID to transform a learning campus in Southampton is well under way.

College opens up for evening

Romsey Advertiser:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS will have the chance to get hands on at a school open evening next month.

College releases more details on its new plans for teaching and learning

Romsey Advertiser: College to get £55,000 windfall after legal victory over restaurant

3:40pm Thursday 25th September 2014

STUDENTS at Brockenhurst College have released more details about its new plans for teaching and learning.

Campaign launched to encourage former students to motivate the next generation

Romsey Advertiser:

3:30pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A CAMPAIGN is being launched next month to encourage former students to help motivate the next generation.

Schools could win kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity's Ashley Banjo

Romsey Advertiser: Streetdancer Ashley Banjo who is trying to get people dancing on the streets of Stockton on Sunday, July 14, for a new Sky 1 programme, The Town That Danced Again.

4:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE schools could win £10,000 worth of kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity’s Ashley Banjo.

New headteacher takes the reins at junior school

Romsey Advertiser:

3:13pm Thursday 25th September 2014

PUPILS were certainly pleased to be back at Moyles Court School in Hampshire, where this term they are under the stewardship of new head teacher Richard Milner-Smith.

Information evening offers insight into teacher training

Romsey Advertiser:

2:30pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AN information evening is being held at a Hampshire school that has been leading the way in developing a teacher training initiative.

Sound advice at city academy

Romsey Advertiser:

1:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

PLACES are still up for grabs at a Southampton music and performance academy.

Dozens of school children struck down by mystery illness

Romsey Advertiser:

4:01pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

DOZENS of Hampshire schoolchildren have been struck down by a mystery illness after a visit to one of the county's most popular attractions.

Winchester MP visits Micheldever Primary School

Romsey Advertiser:

8:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Winchester MP Steve Brine visited Micheldever Church of England Primary School last week, where he chatted with staff, met the student council and dropped in on classroom lessons.

Hampshire university will not cover travel costs for students housed miles away from campus

Romsey Advertiser: University of Winchester

11:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE university which housed students in halls more than ten miles away has said it will not cover their four-figure travel costs – despite promising to cover expenses to all freshers placed off campus.

TV 'Doc' comes face to face with namesake on charity visit

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 19th September 2014

ONE of Britain's most popular actors made a special new friend while visiting the Hampshire charity he is a patron of.

One of county's smallest schools set to get bigger

Romsey Advertiser:

12:31pm Friday 19th September 2014

ONE of Hampshire’s smallest schools could be about to get a little bigger after drawing up plans to save part of a listed building.

Police scour CCTV footage in secondary school break-in

Romsey Advertiser:

1:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

DETECTIVES are sifting through CCTV images after a break-in at a secondary school.

Engineering centre of excellence opens doors

Romsey Advertiser: Southern Daily Echo

5:48pm Friday 12th September 2014

A NEW centre of excellence for student engineers was due to open its doors in Hampshire today, allowing 900 young people to “pursue their dream careers”.

Lyndhurst school praised by Ofsted as 'good'

Romsey Advertiser:

1:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A SCHOOL for youngsters with special educational needs has been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted just months after opening its doors to pupils.

Young artists chosen for exhibition of their work at Southampton Solent University

Romsey Advertiser:

12:50pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A GROUP of creative graduates from Southampton Solent University have been given a blank canvas from which to launch their art careers after winning a place on the university’s Graduate Artists in Residence Award.

Student died in crash hours after 21st birthday party

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON student who died in a crash hours after his 21st birthday party was over the drink-drive limit, an inquest heard.

Thousands of children sign up for summer reading challenge

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

NEARLY 25,000 children across Hampshire have signed up for a summer reading challenge at libraries across the county.

Swimming pool to become an underwater wildlife extravaganza

Romsey Advertiser:

12:16pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE swimming pool is turning into an underwater extravaganza to give children a chance to find out more about life under the sea.

HCS class of 2014 the best yet

Romsey Advertiser:

9:32am Friday 15th August 2014

Pupils at Hampshire Collegiate School near Romsey have achieved the school’s best ever A-level results.

Symonds results stay on the up...

Romsey Advertiser:

9:29am Friday 15th August 2014

Best friends Emily Garland and Rosie Martin were at Mountbatten School together and were just some of the many students at Peter Symonds College who were both happy and surprised by their AS grades.

Barton Peveril puts up a strong showing across the board

Romsey Advertiser:

9:24am Friday 15th August 2014

Barton Peveril is celebrating after where the class of 2014 achieved a 98.1 per cent A*to E pass rate at A-level.

Scientists testing innovative new method to work out optimum cancer treatment

Romsey Advertiser: Exterior of Southampton University

12:41pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

SCIENTISTS in Southampton are testing an innovative new method to work out the idea dose of chemotherapy for cancer patients.

Learn IT skills at computer classes

Romsey Advertiser: File photo dated 06/08/12 of a person using a laptop computer as more than a quarter of 11 to 15-year-olds say their parents do not know what films they are watching online, with a fifth admitting they have been disturbed by content from illegal sites, ac

11:22am Monday 4th August 2014

LEARN how to log on and get more computer savvy at classes in Southampton.

Children celebrate opening of £175,000 play park

Romsey Advertiser:

12:30pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

HUNDREDS of children and their families had a whole load of fun at a new disability-friendly play area at a popular Hampshire park.






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