Grace is an underrated aspect of our faith

ONE of the many great things about my role is that I get to be a governor at Alverstoke Church of England Junior School.


Beautiful win for Avon’s top seller in UK

SUCCESS is more than skin deep for student Alistair Chekaoui, who has been named the most successful skin care seller for Avon in the country.


WATCH: Portsmouth student's film uses teddy bears to highlight plight of refugees

An animated film depicting teddy bears as refugees has won an award for a Portsmouth University student.

The Dominos team in Fratton celebrate being rated top Portsmouth takeaway

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Businesses in Portsmouth celebrate being voted uni students’ favourites

Thousands of students are partying this week after graduating from the University of Portsmouth - and city firms are also celebrating after they were voted as uni favourites.

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Portsmouth university sees increase in students graduating with firsts

NEARLY a quarter of Portsmouth students graduated university with degrees awarded as firsts.

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Gosport school shows it still upholds respect

SCHOOLCHILDREN have learned the value of showing respect to others.


MP Alan Mak welcomes cash boost for schools in Havant

AN MP has welcomed the government’s commitment to increase funding for schools across his constituency.

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Waterlooville teacher Jane becomes Empress Hoonigustus!

THEY’VE been learning about the Roman Empire all term.


WATCH: School celebrates a century of memories

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University accommodation in Portsmouth fails fire safety test

A NEW university accommodation tower has become the latest high-rise complex to fail fire safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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THIS WEEK IN 1975: Students fear risk of homelessness

Polytechnic students were to protest to Portsmouth City Council about the revocation of licenses for nine short-life houses at Fratton.

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School funding ‘not good enough’, says teachers union

A TEACHER’S union says the government’s pledge to offer an extra £1.3bn for schools over the next two years is ‘not good enough.’

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Experiences of war shared with fascinated children

YOUNGSTERS were given a taste of life during wartime when they were visited by people who lived through the Second World War.

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Mayville pupils helping out at Southsea Greenhouse

Generous pupils donate their time to community

A BEACH clean, renovating Hilsea Lido and visiting elderly people were all in a day’s work for caring pupils.

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How to Train Your Dragon author set to visit Portsmouth for new book launch

A BESTSELLING children’s writer will launch her new book in Portsmouth.

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A 1.3bn budget boost has been given to schools - but unions say it is not enough

Government's £1.3bn pledge for schools is 'not good enough', says teacher's union

A teacher's union says the government's pledge to offer an extra £1.3bn for schools over the next two years is 'not good enough.'
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WATCH: easyJet launches initiative to get children hooked on reading

Author Dame Jacqueline Wilson has helped easyJet launch a new initiative to encourage children to get into a good book by installing holiday reading libraries across its entire UK fleet this summer.

Tamara found the event 2WhatWomenDo with the girls in Years 9 and 10 at Hayling College, inspirational

TAMARA SIDDIQUI: A room full of inspiration for young women

Last week I was asked to speak at an event for young ladies called #WhatWomenDo.

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Nursery is on the up!

STAFF at Portsmouth nursery Wind in the Willows are celebrating after being rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

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