Hampshire pupils achieve better in SATs than average in England

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

3:36pm Friday 29th August 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Hampshire are achieving better results in their SATs than the average in England.

Talented BCoT students land jobs with major insurer

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO BCoT business students have been selected for jobs at an Andover-based insurance broker after competing for the posts against thousands of applicants.

Cranbourne pupils dish up a treat

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AL FRESCO dining was on the menu as pupils at a Basingstoke school competed against each other in an outdoor cooking contest.

BCoT course is the start of something beautiful

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

MOTHER and daughter Debbie and Annabelle Tripp are both building successful careers in the beauty industry thanks to a head start from BCoT.

Hampshire County Council's school catering service receives award

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE service which provides school meals in Hampshire has been recognised for its commitment to using high-welfare pork.

LIVE BLOG: GCSE results across Basingstoke and Deane

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:50am Thursday 21st August 2014

Live coverage of GCSE results day in Basingstoke and Deane.

Principal thanked for efforts at Everest Community Academy

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PUPILS and staff from Everest Community Academy have thanked outgoing principal Julie Rose at a farewell party.

Join our live GCSE blog tomorrow

Basingstoke Gazette: Matthew England and Sarah Fewell celebrate

11:41am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TOMORROW is a big day for students as they collect their much-awaited GCSE results.

Schoolchildren take part in archaeological dig

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5:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

TEENAGERS from schools in the borough have taken part in a Time Team-style dig in North Warnborough.

Ofsted marks Hook nursery as outstanding

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9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A NURSERY near Hook has received a top grade by an inspector.

Pupils take on three peaks challenge for The March Foundation

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

PUPILS took on a mountain of a challenge when they climbed three peaks in three days.

Children celebrate 25th anniversary of Michael Rosen book

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:30am Sunday 17th August 2014

THE 25th anniversary of a popular children’s book was celebrated by youngsters at a Basingstoke nursery.

Lord Wandsworth College sports hall to be refurbished

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:30am Friday 15th August 2014

WORK has started on refurbishing a sports hall at a north Hampshire school.

Tadley pre-school marks end of year with graduation party

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A TADLEY pre-school celebrated a “fantastic year” with a graduation party.

Long Sutton Primary School wins road safety competition

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9:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

PUPILS from a Long Sutton school came out on top in a countywide competition about road safety.

BCoT joins forces with engineering firm Middlesex Group

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

MIDDLESEX Group is working in partnership with BCoT to sponsor all BTEC Level 2 Engineering full-time courses at the college – with a view to taking students on to apprenticeship programmes on completion of their course.

Musical extravaganza at The Hurst

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

PUPILS and staff at a Baughurst school held a day-long musical extravaganza to help those who cannot afford to continue to learn an instrument.

BCoT student following dreams and heading to university

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A FORMER media student is heading to Bournemouth University after being offered a scholarship following the results he gained whilst at BCoT.

BCoT lecturer and student contribute to Mel C album

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A BCoT music technology lecturer and one of his Level Three students have contributed to new songs written for ex-Spice Girl Melanie C’s forthcoming album.

AWE engineers show children that science can be fun

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5:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

AWE boffins taught schoolchildren that science can be fun when they spent a day helping them build and test water rockets.

Former QMC student wins prize in first year at Oxford University

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

EX-QMC student Stephen Turrell has won the Oxford University Armorours and Brasiers Company/TATA Steel prize of £500 for achieving the best performance in first year practical coursework.

Hurst pupils' world record attempt

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

PUPILS and staff at The Hurst Community College created a huge glow-in-the-dark picture in an attempt to set a world record.

Popular South Ham headteacher retires after seven years at the helm

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A POPULAR headteacher has retired after more than three decades in the teaching profession.

Students' work celebrated at QMC Film and Media Awards

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

CREATIVE students and their work were in the spotlight when QMC hosted the annual Film and Media Awards.

Children enjoy fun day at Basingstoke nursery

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

FACE-painting and fancy dress were some of the highlights of a Basingstoke nursery’s annual fun day.

Hampshire praised by education watchdog

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

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

Careers advice on offer at BCoT

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

BASINGSTOKE College of Technology will be open throughout the summer to offer careers advice to school leavers and others thinking about studying at the college.

Pupils from Brighton Hill Community School take part in talent contest

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

ACTORS and dancers from a Basingstoke secondary school showed off their talents on stage in an annual competition.

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?

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