MIKE MILBURN: We donated fluorescent vests to keep youngsters safe in the winter

WE have donated 40 high-visibility vests to Springwood Infants School, Waterlooville, to help keep children safe this winter.


Storytime sessions for young kids

A FREE new initiative is starting at Fort Nelson for families with children under five years old.


Children sing science-themed songs for Lord Mayor of Portsmouth

CHILDREN put on a show for Councillor David Fuller, the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, using a new songbook.

Volunteers from Rotary Club of Gosport taking part in the Santa sleigh tour

Grants for primary school projects are up for grabs

PRIMARY schools are being invited to apply for grants from the Rotary Club of Gosport.

Chris Phillips opens the Literacy Lab at The Petersfield School  which he paid for

Donation enables school to open literacy centre

A FORMER pupil stunned teachers by donating enough money to open a centre for literacy at the school.

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Portsmouth students are picked to represent Britain at ‘University Olympics’

TWO YOUNG Portsmouth sportsmen have been selected to compete for Great Britain in an international contest.

Alice Laurie, from Waitrose, hands a cheque to Kay Ackerman, from Fratton Community Centre

Community centre given much-needed cash boost

SHOPPERS have chosen to donate almost £300 to a popular community centre – which will be used to support young people in the area.

Young people preparing to make their case at a previous YOUdecide

Funding grants for youth groups back after break

A FUNDING pot of £5,000 has been set aside to support youth projects.

‘Teachers have big role to play in improving child’s mental health’

‘Teachers have big role to play in improving child’s mental health’

TEACHERS should play a bigger role supporting vulnerable schoolchildren in Portsmouth as part of efforts to tackle growing mental health problems.

People interested in entering the teaching profession attended a recruitment event at 1000 Lakeside North Harbour on Saturday. Hayley Sweeney from Portsmouth, who is interested in teaching science, discusses the prospectus with Ellie Moore, science teacher at  Priory School, Southsea. In the background is Head Teacher Stewart Vaughan. Picture: Keith Woodland.

Portsmouth schools showcase entices teaching hopefuls

TEACHING hopefuls were given an insight into the profession as dozens of educators held an open day.


Sign your school up to The News’ Lets Read challenge

SCHOOLS and teachers are reminded that The News’ Lets Read: Portsmouth challenge will run in schools from today.

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Geogina Mulhall with Sarah Bottriell, right, with pupil from Gomer Infants and Juniors

Gosport students learn about being seen in the dark

CHILDREN got the chance to learn about keeping themselves visible in the dark thanks to a fun-themed day.

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A-levels will return to Fareham College

Fareham College brings back A-Levels to borough

A COLLEGE is set to bring back A-levels four years after it axed them.

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James Watson, 11, Harry Wallace, eight, Alexandra Turner, nine and Lewis Jenkins, seven

Brainy pupils prove they are top of the form, so far

JUNIOR school pupils showed how clever they are by scooping first and third places in a tough quiz.

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Fareham MP Suella Fernandes with a Saab Seaeye apprentice

MP praises college’s plan to combine qualifications

PRAISE has been heaped upon a college’s technical courses.

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Indira-Kiki Joice holding a sign up to help YMCA Nursery in Gosport raise funds after a vandal attack

Nursery toys smashed in a heartless attack in Gosport

CHILDREN were left distraught when staff found at the beginning of term that their nursery had fallen victim to vandals.

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New year, new you, new career outlook

Young people aged 16 to 24 short on qualifications or experience can show employers they’re ready for work by completing a traineeship to gain confidence and workplace skills.


New story sessions set to begin in Fareham museum

CHILDREN can enjoy storytime sessions at a museum in a former Royal Navy fort.

From left, Jeanne Kamakoue, Finley Vincent, Ben Hatherley, Amber Heslop, Jazzmyn Philpott and William Collis at Medina Primary School in Wymering last year Picture: Sarah Standing (160627-3913)

Now’s the time to get your pupils involved in our Let’s Read: Portsmouth challenge

GIVE your pupils the chance to learn more about the world with The News’ Let’s Read: Portsmouth challenge.

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City teaching opportunities at event

ANYONE interested in a teaching career can find out about opportunities at a recruitment event.

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