Education

Protests at £5m cuts to arts education grants

Romsey Advertiser:

12:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

UP TO £5m will be slashed from education grants that fund music and the performing arts, in new cuts to hit Hampshire next year.

Flagship school loses "outstanding" status

Romsey Advertiser:

11:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

A FLAGSHIP Southampton school has lost its "outstanding" status.

School opens specialist literacy department

Romsey Advertiser:

11:31am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON school has opened a specialist literacy department to help meet the demands of the new curriculum.

High-flying pupils learn about aviation careers

Romsey Advertiser:

11:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

HUNDREDS of Hampshire pupils learnt about career opportunities in aviation and aerospace at the recent Farnborough International Airshow.

Movie magic as youngsters take to stage

Romsey Advertiser:

11:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

TALENTED young musicians fused classical and electronic styles for a dynamic concert celebrating famous films.

'Old girls' return for Alumni Day

Romsey Advertiser:

11:44am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN ALUMNI Day staged by a Southampton school saw past pupils from the last 70 years reunited.

Party in park marks end of term

Romsey Advertiser:

11:41am Thursday 24th July 2014

PUPILS swapped lessons for their very own festival as part of an end-of-term reward for hard work.

Feline groovy

Romsey Advertiser:

9:16am Friday 18th July 2014

The children of Stroud produced a spectacular performance of Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Cats to round off the school year.

Pupils to return after sickness bug strikes school staff

Romsey Advertiser: Southern Daily Echo

12:10pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PUPILS at a Southampton primary school will return to class today after staff were struck down with a sickness bug.

Kids kept off school as sickness bug breaks out

Romsey Advertiser: Make developers build schools too

2:24pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PUPILS at a Southampton primary school have kept away today after several staff reported suffering from a sickness bug.

University boss to stand down

Romsey Advertiser: Prof Don Nutbeam

12:35pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton, Professor Don Nutbeam, has today announced he will retire within the next two years.

Sickness bug shuts school

Romsey Advertiser:

7:31am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE school has been forced to close after pupils were taken ill with a severe sickness bug.

List of over 60 schools to close due to strike action by teachers

Romsey Advertiser: GCSE students let down by exam system abused by teachers

7:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

MORE than 50 schools have already announced that they will be closed to all or some students as a result of tomorrow's industrial action.

Schools closed due to strike action - July 2014

Romsey Advertiser: An empty class room

7:11pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Schools that are closed or partially closed as a result of strike action:

Teens turn up at prom in trolleys after their bus is involved in accident

Romsey Advertiser:

1:46pm Friday 4th July 2014

Heads turned when ten teenagers arrived at a swish hotel for their school’s prom in shopping trolleys.

Free school plans move closer

Romsey Advertiser:

10:52am Thursday 3rd July 2014

PLANS to open Southampton’s first free school have moved a step closer.

College plays host to beauty therapy event

Romsey Advertiser:

11:38am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE college hosted a major event for the beauty therapy industry.

Johnny Ball is a hit at launch of schools' Maths Week

Romsey Advertiser:

11:34am Thursday 3rd July 2014

IT will be a week of number-crunching for pupils in Southampton as a themed ‘maths week’ is being staged.

Students raise £50,000 for good causes

Romsey Advertiser: Southern Daily Echo

11:05am Thursday 3rd July 2014

STUDENTS have been combining their studies with fundraising at Southampton Solent University, with their efforts so far raising £50,000 for good causes.

Practice makes perfect for school show

Romsey Advertiser:

10:59am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE HOURS of rehearsals and practice paid off for the cast and crew of a school production in Southampton.

Prom teen Alicia cheats death twice

Romsey Advertiser: Alicia Stevens

10:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

BRAVE Alicia Stevens made it to her school prom just eight weeks after coming out of intensive care.

Cash boost to help youngsters keep up

Romsey Advertiser: Worcestershire pre-school needs soil

6:20am Tuesday 1st July 2014

DISADVANTAGED youngsters are set to receive a boost after the Government pledged extra cash to help with their early years care.

Spreading peace and meeting Desmond Tutu

Romsey Advertiser: Spreading peace and meeting Desmond Tutu

11:04am Monday 30th June 2014

HIS work in the community has led to meeting a famous champion of human rights.

Take a holiday or quit social media to save your relationship

Romsey Advertiser: More than 14% of our traffic is generated by referrals from Social Media

5:30am Monday 30th June 2014

TAKING a holiday together or quitting social media are the best way to save a relationship, a Southampton study has found.

Students turn on the style

Romsey Advertiser: Students turn on the style

12:49pm Thursday 26th June 2014

IT may not be what you would expect to see walking along Southampton High Street.

Teacher 'performed sex act inches from child's face' court hears

Romsey Advertiser: Teacher 'performed sex act inches from child's face' court hears

3:35pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

An assistant headteacher performed a sex act just inches from the face of a sleeping boy during a Christmas party and sleepover, a court has heard.

Scientists could crack age-old problem of teenage behaviour

Romsey Advertiser: Southampton scientists are part of a new study which could explain more about teenage behaviour such as Little Britain character Vicky Pollard, pictured

8:30am Thursday 19th June 2014

Southampton scientists will be part of a multi-million pound study to find out more about teenage behaviour.

Tributes paid to well-loved lollipop lady

Romsey Advertiser: Tributes have been paid to late lollipop lady Hazel Broadway, pictured

4:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Hampshire lollipop lady who was adored by schoolchildren – if not BMW drivers.

Children 'crammed into supersize classes'

Romsey Advertiser: Uniforms are among the regular costs to pay to get your child back in the classroom.

6:00am Monday 16th June 2014

INFANTS across the county are being crammed into ‘supersized’ classes because of a growing shortage of places, new figures show.

School celebrates £2m boost

Romsey Advertiser: Headteacher Chris Wilshire celebrates Priestlands £2m grant with students

10:10am Friday 13th June 2014

STUDENTS at a Hampshire school are celebrating a £2m Government funding boost.

Staff needed at Hampshire tourist attraction

Romsey Advertiser: (L-r) Former Watercress Line apprentices Matt Oakley, Alex Luckham, Alex Plews and Joe Battle

10:00am Friday 13th June 2014

ONE of Hampshire's most famous tourist attractions is looking for new staff.

Village bursts into bloom in time for summer

Romsey Advertiser: Pupils and teachers from St Francis Primary School and Knightwood Primary School join councillors to launch Valley Park in Bloom.

9:34am Friday 13th June 2014

VISITORS to a Hampshire village will be greeted by eye-catching floral displays this summer.

Awbridge students quiz MP

Romsey Advertiser: Awbridge Primary School pupils with Caroline Nokes MP.

12:49pm Thursday 12th June 2014

BUDDING journalists had the chance to grill Caroline Nokes after the Romsey and Southampton North MP agreed to be interviewed as part of a school project.

College jobs culled across the South due to government cutbacks

Romsey Advertiser: Exterior of Southampton City College

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

GOVERNMENT cutbacks are leading to a jobs cull at colleges across the south, the Daily Echo can reveal.

£500,000 schools expansion plan

Romsey Advertiser: Portswood Primary School will get £150.000 for a new classroom

10:50am Tuesday 10th June 2014

SIX Southampton schools will undergo major expansion work as part of a £500,000 project.

Warning after schoolgirl approached by stranger

Romsey Advertiser: Pupils walking home from school

4:00am Friday 6th June 2014

PARENTS and children in a Hampshire community are being reminded about stranger danger after a schoolgirl was approached by a man near her home.

Hampshire politician reflects on 'life-changing' D-Day memories

Romsey Advertiser: Cllr Peter Edgar visiting a D-Day memorial in Stokes Bay

10:35am Thursday 5th June 2014

ONE of Hampshire’s leading politicians has spoken of his “life-changing” experience watching D-Day preparations.

Winchester School raises over £1,000 for crisis charity

Romsey Advertiser: British Red Cross Christmas Market 2013

1:30pm Monday 2nd June 2014

A WINCHESTER school has raised over £1,000 for the British Red Cross.

Teacher accused of slapping pupil

Romsey Advertiser:

4:05pm Friday 23rd May 2014

AN investigation has been launched into an alleged assault by a teacher on a pupil at a Hampshire school.

Ex-head in sex assault case was "inspirational", court told

Romsey Advertiser: Former Chamberlayne Park School headteacher Richard Hilary is charged with indecently assaulting a teenager in the late 1970s

6:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

A FORMER headteacher accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl has been described as an “inspirational teacher” and “highly professional” by colleagues.

Big band in the big time

8:25am Friday 23rd May 2014

A Hampshire school jazz band is among the top ten in the country after being selected to play in a prestigious festival.

We love where we live, say St Francis pupils

Romsey Advertiser: Winning pupils at St Francis Primary School who came up with designs on what they like about Valley Park. They are pictured with parish councillors Kath Tilling and  Alan Dowden and community engage officer Sarah Jane Partner.

8:23am Friday 23rd May 2014

CHILDREN in Valley Park really love their community and they have produced poems and drawings to prove it.

Business backs Daily Echo campaign for defibrillators in schools

Romsey Advertiser: Stuart Deas of HP Contracts, pupils Benjamin Wyatt, Isobel Oram and Annalise Potter with school site manager John Troke

2:00pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

A HAMPSHIRE business has donated a defibrillator to its neighbouring school.

Former secondary school head in court charged with sex offences against teen

Romsey Advertiser: Former Chamberlayne Park School headteacher Richard Hilary is charged with indecently assaulting a teenager in the late 1970s

4:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

THE former head teacher of a Southampton secondary school has gone on trial for sex offences against a teenager during the late 1970s.

More than £5,000 worth of equipment stolen from special school

Romsey Advertiser: Lakeside Special School and headteacher Gareth Evans

5:10pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

BRAZEN thieves targeted a special needs school in Hampshire stealing more than £5,000-worth of sports equipment.

Sun shines as thousands enjoy Sparsholt College's Countryside Day

Romsey Advertiser: BACK IN TIME: The Land Girls at Large.

10:40am Tuesday 20th May 2014

THE sun shone as families from across the county made their way to Sparsholt College’s 12th annual Countryside Day.

Pupils start to Race for Life

Romsey Advertiser: Evey Sinclair , Megan Holme, Natalie Czaja and Page Burrows help launch Race for Life Schools

11:27am Friday 16th May 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON community will be putting their best foot forward this afternoon when their local school stages their own Race for Life.

City universities move up the UK rankings

Romsey Advertiser: Southern Daily Echo

11:10am Thursday 15th May 2014

A NATIONAL ranking of universities has seen most of the county’s higher education institutions improve on their position last year.

Pupils become journalists for the day

Romsey Advertiser: Rownhams St John’s C of E Primary pupils from Miss Hill’s class with their stories on healthy living

11:00am Thursday 15th May 2014

PUPILS at a Hampshire school turned their hand to journalism in a bid to promote a healthy living event.

Student union is first of its kind to give out Duke of Edinburgh Award

Romsey Advertiser: Vice-president of  student engagement Hannah Mullarky with the mayor, Cllr Ivan White, at the official launch.

11:10am Thursday 15th May 2014

Southampton Solent Students’ Union has become the first in the UK to be able to issue the Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE).






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