Hampshire schools built in the 1980s deemed of historic importance to the UK

THEY may have only been built little more than 30 years ago – but two schools are now celebrating being ranked among the best historical buildings in the country.

Dogs use facial expressions to communicate

Dogs use facial expressions to communicate

DOGS give their ‘puppy dog eyes’ look deliberately to communicate with humans – not just to get food – scientists in Portsmouth have claimed.


Pupils in Fareham and Gosport to create posters to promote improving air quality

PRIMARY schools are getting involved in a design competition to promote the importance of good air quality to drivers in their area.

Mayville High School pupils help repair damage to Southsea Model Village    Picture: Habibur Rahman

Southsea pupils help paint vandalised model village

PUPILS helped paint a model village after it was vandalised.

Children at at Newtown C of E Primary School in Gosport dress up as their favourite nursery rhyme characters          (171220-10)

Children dress up as their favourite nursery rhyme characters

Reception class children at Newtown CoE Primary School in Queens Road, Gosport, had fun dressing up as Humpty Dumpty, Little

Bo Peep and many more, as part of a charity day.

Mad Kid's Bedroom Wall Pot. Picture: Todd-White Art Photography

Ex-Portsmouth student’s vase to be highlight of major museum display

A VASE created by a former city student will be the highlight of a new display at Portsmouth Museum covering 200 years of design.

Flick Drummond with, from left: Lily, Amelie Georgia and Phoebe

Students prepared to take on the threat of cyber sea monsters

Nowadays the threat of cyberbullying is prevalent in the minds of many young people.

MP Penny Mordaint and headteacher  Iain Gilmour with, from left: deputy head girl Esther Court, head girl Cerys Dowley, head boy Joshua Stark, and deputy head boy Max Fitzgerald      

Picture:  Malcolm Wells

Penny goes back to school to educate youngsters

ISAMBARD Brunel Junior School welcomed MP for Portsmouth North, Penny Mordaunt, to take a tour of the school’s impressive facilities, and tell students and staff about life in Westminster.

Chef Matthew Sussex with Student James Hillyer dishing out the starters                                               (171278-523)

Students’ great British menu

Catering students from Highbury College took over the kitchen at The Brookfield Hotel, Emsworth, to create some culinary delights as part of Emsworth British Food Fortnight.

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Alison Jeffery, director of childrens services at Portsmouth City Council, Ella Fitzgerald, ALNS pupil, Charlotte Coqueral, ALNS pupil, Julia Firth, ALNSs director of personal development and John Rolfe, international schools manager for the British Council

Portsmouth council encourages schools to do international learning

A LOCAL authority is working closely with the British Council to bring global learning opportunities to schools.

Left to right: Micheal Whitelock, who helps run the scheme, with Year 10 students Scarlett Thomas, Holly Linford, Zara Zahid, Wiktoria Lasocka and Leyton Whitelock

Portsmouth pupils gain skills and confidence with sport project

PUPILS are being given a boost in confidence while learning how to be leaders and how to put on sporting events for youngsters.


Schools look to maximise TA staff

TWO schools in Gosport will be part of a massive research project to maximise the impact of teaching assistants in classrooms.


Apprentices are wanted

NEW apprentices are being sought by a building firm.

Bay House School in Gosport

Warning issued after 12-year-old girl is assaulted by man in Gosport

EXTRA police patrols are being brought in after a man grabbed a Gosport schoolgirl.

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Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane

Hampshire young people urged to join crime-fighting panel

YOUNG people are being called to have their say on the crime and policing issues that matter most to them.


Conference aimed at teaching sector leaders

LEADERS in education are being invited to a conference.


More cameras set to catch drivers parking on zig-zags outside Portsmouth schools

DRIVERS who park on zig-zag lines outside schools have been warned that the city council is installing more security cameras.

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Ofsted rating sees Glenwood School in Emsworth drop from ‘outstanding’ to ‘requires improvement’

Ofsted rating sees Glenwood School in Emsworth drop from ‘outstanding’ to ‘requires improvement’

STANDARDS have plummeted at a special school once rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

The Honourable Nicholas Jellicoe at the bust of his ancestor in Trafalgar Square

CAROLE CHAPMAN: Beat the winter blues by learning with the U3A

PORTSDOWN U3A was founded 10 years ago and caters for those who are no longer in full-time employment.


Youngsters learn about internet safety at school

PRIMARY school pupils at Portsmouth High and Bosmere School have completed training to become the first Cyber Ambassadors.

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