UTC Portsmouth to hold open day for prospective students

AN OPEN day for the new University Technical College in Portsmouth is being held next week.

School volunteer Betty Mears opens the newly refurbished library at Gomer Infants School as pupils and staff look on.
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Gosport school library gets a new forest theme

A PRIMARY school hopes to encourage a greater environment for reading after revamping their library.

Purbrook Park School officially opened its new school building and field - from left, head girl Libby Higgins, 15, chairman of governors  Paul Evelyn, The Mayor of Havant Faith Ponsonby, headteacher Paul Foxley and head boy Louis Wilson, 15 Picture: Sarah Standing (161370-7513)

Waterlooville secondary school unveils new building and field

A SECONDARY school has revealed its huge extension .


Third tallest building is sold to student fund

STUDENT property developer Unite Student has sold two properties in Coventry and Portsmouth for a combined £88.4m to the UNITE Student Accommodation Fund.

Police are appealing for wintesses

Police step up patrols after 13-year-old girl is approached by suspicious man in Waterlooville

Police have stepped up patrols after a 13-year-old schoolgirl was approached by a suspicious man.

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Eight students rescued by fire crews after being trapped in lift

Eight students rescued by fire crews after being trapped in lift

Fire crews had to free eight students from a lift yesterday morning after it broke down.

Oscar Coote, six, presses apples with Zak McCartney, six, under Hill Farm Juice's Will Dobson's watchful eye.

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Pupils get stuck in as Portchester school celebrates British Food Fortnight

YOUNGSTERS pressed apples and got up close and personal with beehives as part of British Food Fortnight.

Pupils from Gomer Junior School in Gosport, from left, Lucy Storey, 10, Lily Shearn, nine, Poppy Wallace, nine, and Paige Burke, 10 Picture: Malcolm Wells (160927-8477)

Young engineers of the future take on transport task

ASPIRING engineers visited a Portsmouth school for a cutting-edge challenge.


Schools in Portsmouth can win cash for breakfast clubs

SCHOOLS can win up to £1,500 and other prizes by entering a national breakfast competition.

Oliver Milnes (13) from Whiteley, is the youngest person in the world to achieve a City & Guilds Level 3 AutoCAD qualification

Whizzkid Oliver is on top of the world after passing exam

HE HASN’T even picked his GCSE options yet, but engineering whizzkid Oliver Milnes has become the youngest person in the world to clinch a top-level design qualification.

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Commodore Bob Fancy inspects Charter Academy pupils who are part of the school's Combined Cadet Force

Southsea cadets full of pride for their first formal inspection

CHILDREN at a secondary school stood to attention as they were inspected by a top naval officer yesterday.


Purbrook Park School set to unveil new building and field

A SECONDARY school will welcome new pupils and their parents with the opening of a new building and field.


Stubbington school goes the extra mile to allow ill boy, 4, to attend

MIKEY Strachan just wanted to go to school like any other child.

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University of Portsmouth lecturer’s contribution to security industry are recognised

A UNIVERSITY of Portsmouth lecturer has been announced as runner-up in a prestigious industry award.


Top award for second year for university

A UNIVERSITY has gained national recognition for its outstanding achievement in retaining its students, for a second time.

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Some spooky story-telling

THERE will be some spooky goings-on at an historic abbey over the half-term.


Designer shopping evening for students

STUDENTS can grab some designer label bargains at an exclusive shopping event.


Portsmouth council approves school inclusion strategy for children

A SCHEME which aims to make sure children with disabilities and special needs can go to mainstream schools has been approved for the next three years.


Teenagers say they need more than just a cursory sex education

TEENAGERS shared their experiences of sex and relationship education with an MP.

John McCormack leads the Skip2Bfit day at Newbridge Junior School in Portsmouth Picture: Habibur Rahman (161326-63)

Pupils go hopping mad

HUNDREDS of pupils went skipping mad as part of a day of fitness at their school.

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