BCoT open days revealed

Basingstoke Gazette: Anthony Bravo

8:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE college has confirmed the dates for the next academic year’s open days.

Schoolchildren remember First World War

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A BASINGSTOKE school held an afternoon of activities to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Fitness instructor visits Manor Field Junior School

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

PUPILS were put through their paces when a fitness instructor visited their Basingstoke school.

Students set up companies in young enterprise contest

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

BUSINESS-minded students have proved their entrepreneurial talents in a competition to set up a successful company.

SCHOOL REPORT - Progress being made at Park View Infant School

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

“THE children are at the heart of everything we do” – that’s the message from the headteacher of Park View Infant School.

Prizegiving event at BCoT

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE incredible achievements of BCoT students were celebrated in a series of prizegiving evenings held at the college.

Summer reading challenge launches in Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:17am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A MYTHICAL maze is the theme of a summer reading challenge for Hampshire children.

Maria Miller visits Fairfields Primary School

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

A BASINGSTOKE primary school, which has been working with schools across Europe on a special project, welcomed some VIP guests to a celebratory day.

Pupils from schools across Basingstoke get a hands-on taste of courses at BCoT

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 14th July 2014

PUPILS from local schools were invited to experience BCoT’s courses first-hand at a range of taster days.

Fashion students hold exhibition in Festival Place

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

STUDENTS from BCoT’s fashion retail course held an exhibition in the town’s Festival Place shopping centre to display their final major project work.

Pupils sent home after Old Basing school hit with vomiting bug

Basingstoke Gazette: County council asks for feedback for 'Ageing Well in Hampshire' strategy

5:04pm Thursday 10th July 2014

AN INFANT school has been struck with a vomiting virus this week, resulting in pupils being sent home as a precaution.

Pre-school in Brighton Hill to close for good following critical Ofsted report

Basingstoke Gazette: Ladybirds Pre-School, based in Hill Rise Hall, Bach Close, Brighton Hill

4:16pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A PRE-SCHOOL which was criticised by Ofsted last year and graded as “inadequate” has informed parents that it will close for good at the end of July.

School gets cash boost from Kellogg's

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5:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A BASINGSTOKE junior school has received a cash boost from a cereal company.

Bumper crop of twins prepare to start secondary school

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

IF YOU think you are seeing double on this page, then don’t be alarmed.

Radio 4 journalist returns to QMC to give talk

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A BBC multimedia correspondent returned to her former college to give an inspirational talk to students about her successful career in journalism.

More QMC pupils make the grade

Basingstoke Gazette: Cash boost for Queen Mary's College

5:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

STUDENTS from QMC achieve higher grades at degree level compared to those from other colleges and sixth forms, according to a report.

QMC link up with Sony for internship programme

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

A RECENT collaboration between Queen Mary’s College and Sony Professional Training Solutions Europe has created quite a stir among young media students.

Basingstoke headteacher warns of possible disruption during NUT strike

Basingstoke Gazette: County council asks for feedback for 'Ageing Well in Hampshire' strategy

11:02am Friday 4th July 2014

PARENTS of a Basingstoke secondary school have been warned that some pupils may have to stay at home next Thursday because of strike action.

Afternoon tea event raises cash for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AN AFTERNOON tea event was held at The Restaurant at BCoT to raise money for three charities chosen by students.

Brownies team up with BCoT to make celebratory torch

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

A GROUP of local Brownies spent a very happy morning in the college as they got stuck into an art project to celebrate a special occasion.

£6million school gets given the go-ahead

Basingstoke Gazette: County council asks for feedback for 'Ageing Well in Hampshire' strategy

1:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

PLANS for a new £6million school in Rooksdown have been given the green light by Hampshire County Council.

BCoT to hold part-time course enrolment evening

Basingstoke Gazette: BCoT to hold part-time course enrolment evening

8:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

IF YOU fancy trying your hand at something new, then why not try a part-time course at BCoT?

Aldworth pupils invited to special reunion

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8:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

PAST pupils of Aldworth School are being invited turn back time for a special school prom to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Playschool's bid for an extra classroom turned down

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9:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

CONCERN about parking is at the root of an objection to providing a playschool in Hartley Wintney with a temporary classroom.

Merton Junior School pupils take part in annual Rock Challenge

Basingstoke Gazette: Merton Junior School pupils take part in annual Rock Challenge

9:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

THE right to clean water was the theme of a moving show performed by pupils in a school competition.

Hampshire County Council praised by Ofsted for their family learning programmes

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Keith Mans

2:36pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council has been praised by education watchdog, Ofsted, for its delivery of family learning in communities across the county.

Schoolchildren enjoy TeenTech event

Basingstoke Gazette: Rory O'Ceallaigh, 13, and Morten Vanderschee, 12, from Robert May’s School, Odiham

6:00am Monday 23rd June 2014

A LIVELY event returned to Basingstoke this week with the aim of showing teenagers the huge career possibilities that are on offer in the world of science and technology.

Good Ofsted report for The Costello School

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1:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

A BASINGSTOKE secondary school has received a glowing report from education watchdogs in its first inspection since converting to an academy.

Students compete in contest to build chocolate egg vending machine

Basingstoke Gazette: Pupils from Dove House with Brainiac presenter John Tickle

9:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

STUDENTS taking part in a science and technology competition were challenged with designing and building a chocolate egg vending machine.

BCoT beauty students hold fundraising event

Basingstoke Gazette: Level 3 Beauty students at the event

5:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A GROUP of Level 3 Beauty students held a fundraising event at the college to support a variety of charities.

Internet safety poster earns Hook school new mouse mats

Basingstoke Gazette: Peter West, Hook Infant School network manager, with headteacher Melanie Walker, Julian Hannan, purchasing help desk supervisor at Serco, deputy headteacher Louise Hannan, and pupils Olivia Mulholland and Edward Creed, both seven

6:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A SCHOOL in Hook is celebrating after a local company donated 100 mouse mats to help with a safety campaign.

Gifted and talented students at Brighton Hill Community School treated to visit from Cambridge University students

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6:23pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

GIFTED and talented students from a Basingstoke school were recently treated to a visit from three Cambridge University students.

Students help to create film for the Winchester Theatre Royal heritage project

Basingstoke Gazette: The Clere School students Niamh Carpenter and Ashleigh Malcolm in action

6:16pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

STUDENTS from a Basingstoke school have helped to create a film as part of the Winchester Theatre Royal heritage project.

BCoT students sell wares at craft fair

Basingstoke Gazette: The BCoT stall at the Rotary Club's Garden and Craft Fair

5:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

TALENTED BCoT staff and students supported a Rotary Club’s Garden and Craft Fair by selling some of their own hand-made work.

Fashionable course work goes on display at BCoT

Basingstoke Gazette: Fashionable course work goes on display at BCoT

8:00pm Sunday 15th June 2014

STUDENTS from BCoT’s Fashion Retail course will be exhibiting their final major project work in Basingstoke’s Festival Place tomorrow.

New learning facilities for animal management students at BCoT

Basingstoke Gazette: Animal management students at BCoT will have new learning facilities from September

6:00am Friday 13th June 2014

A NEW Animal Management Discovery Centre will open at BCoT in September – offering new and improved learning facilities for students.

Ofsted praises 'inspirational leadership' at Basingstoke school

Basingstoke Gazette: Castle Hill Junior School headteacher John Martin and deputy head Rebecca Willmouth with pupils at the site where the new Rooksdown Primary School will be built

3:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

THE headteacher at Castle Hill Junior School has been praised for his “inspirational leadership” by an education watchdog.

Former soldier helps children mark First World War centenary

Basingstoke Gazette: Pupils watch war veteran Frank Lewington, 97, scatter poppy seeds at Castle Hill Junior School

5:00pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

A FORMER guardsman helped to sow poppy seeds at a Basingstoke school to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Schoolgirl beats 30,000 other students to win business contest

Basingstoke Gazette: Schoolgirl beats 30,000 other students to win business contest

1:00pm Sunday 8th June 2014

A CREATIVE and business-minded schoolgirl beat 30,000 other students to win a competition.

Schoolchildren work with dementia sufferers on Second World War performance

Basingstoke Gazette: Pupils with Ray Dunn, Thelma Langley and Geoff Newman, from Newman Court

8:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN have been working with dementia sufferers to create a performance based on the Second World War.

Clere pupils wow judges with cookery skills

Basingstoke Gazette: Mae Wells and Abi Stanford, in the red aprons, take part in the "S" Word cookery competition

6:00am Thursday 5th June 2014

TWO students from a north Hampshire school wowed judges with their culinary skills.

BCoT students make big donation to Basingstoke Food Bank

Basingstoke Gazette: John Crump, manager of Basingstoke Food Bank, with BCoT students

8:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A GROUP of HND business students from BCoT have donated 52 kilos of food and nearly £200 to the Basingstoke Food Bank.

Old Basing pub owner returns to BCoT to cook up a treat

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Barnes, third from left, with students, from left, Franklin, Haydn and Harry

6:00am Monday 2nd June 2014

IT was an evening of fine dining for guests at The Restaurant at BCoT when a former student returned to become guest chef for one night only.

BCoT students take part in week-long mock crime scene investigations

Basingstoke Gazette: Melanie Patterson, Georgie Holder and Thomas Ash gather evidence in the hotel "crime scene"

8:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

CRIME scenes involving a fatal stabbing and a suspected abduction were set up for students to investigate.

Plan to set up sixth form at Everest is criticised by college leaders

Basingstoke Gazette: Plan to set up sixth form at Everest is criticised by college leaders

12:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

A BASINGSTOKE secondary school is bidding to set up a sixth form – but the plan has already come under fire. 

Pupils raise money for good causes

Basingstoke Gazette: Pupils raise money for good causes

6:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

CHILDREN from a Basingstoke school have presented a cheque to two local charities after raising nearly £400 for them.

School expansion plans get the green light

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor Jane Frankum is a supporter of the expansion plan

11:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

AN INFANT and junior school in Basingstoke are set to expand after plans received the go-ahead from Hampshire County Council.

BCoT students win award at Young Enterprise event

Basingstoke Gazette: Team Apex won Best Presentation

5:00pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

A TEAM of BCoT students won the award for ‘Best Presentation’ at a Young Enterprise event held at the AA headquarters in Basingstoke.

Full Ofsted report for the Ashwood Education Centre

Basingstoke Gazette: Education watchdog Ofsted today published its findings following its visit to the borough in February

11:23am Wednesday 21st May 2014

The Ashwood Education Centre, in Ashwood Way, Basingstoke has been told they are making "reasonble progress" by education watchdog, Ofsted.

Education centre for excluded pupils makes "reasonable progress"

Basingstoke Gazette: Ashwood Education Centre criticised by education watchdog Ofsted with 'inadequate' rating

11:11am Wednesday 21st May 2014

THE HEADTEACHER of an education centre for children who have been excluded from mainstream school hopes it will be taken out of “special measures” after its latest Ofsted report said the centre is making “reasonable progress”.

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