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College in running for top national awards

STAFF are delighted after a college was nominated for two national awards for excellence in further education.

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Here are the best and worst-performing primary schools in the Portsmouth area

Here are the best and worst-performing primary schools in the Portsmouth area

The number of primary school pupils reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths has risen across the UK, official figures show.

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Lily Byng, 12 and Jack Traylen from KIDS Fareham & Gosport Young Carers during a session. Picture by Henry Cort Community College

Fareham school wins bronze young carer award

A school has won a national award for its work to support young carers.

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College and principal praised by minister

AN ‘outstanding’ college and its principal have been praised for their work by a government minister.

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Peter Webb taught at Christ's Hospital School in Horsham. Picture: Google Maps

Former private school teacher to be sentenced for sexually assaulting three schoolboys

A former teacher at a top private school is due to be sentenced for a string of sexual offences.

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Portsmouth families wanted for university study

FAMILIES with babies less than eight-weeks-old can take part in a study looking at how to give them the best start in life.

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School from Fareham and Waterlooville join together to put on festive show

CHILDREN from special schools took part in a festive musical celebration.

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Fernhurst Junior School choir with representatives of McCarthy and Stone. Back, from left: Vanesssa Simpson, Karen Lewer, Catherine Tweedley, Shelley Crickett, Samantha Weller, Neil Copping. Gillian Williamson and Rebecca Pritchard

Young people raise the roof — as well as some money for charity

Students from a school in Portsmouth have raised money for an older people’s charity.

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From left, Paul Stanley, Jo Crisp, George Heasman, Mercedes Bevan, Luke Galea and Bethany Bevan from Highbury College

Chefs of the future help out the homeless

TRAINEE chefs cooked up a festive feast to help homeless people in Portsmouth.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Fareham Academy Christmas fair

SCORES of pupils, parents and residents packed into Fareham Academy for its second Christmas fair.

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Portsmouth schools are on the up, says Ofsted

Report finds that more schools get top Ofsted marks

SCHOOLS are receiving better Ofsted ratings, a report by the education watchdog has revealed.

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WATCH: Youngsters inspired as astronaut Tim Peake opens new city technical college

WITH hard work and dedication, the potential of what you can achieve is out of this world.

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Dad Peter shows apprenticeships are for everyone

A SINGLE father-of-four is showing practical apprenticeships can be for any age.

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University bans plastic straws

THE UNIVERSITY of Portsmouth has banned the use of plastic straws to help in the global fight against plastic pollution.

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Elsie Bushnell won a competition to give her Year 1 class from Ark Dickens Primary Academy a session at the Guildhall Ice Rink

Pupil’s drawing wins class session on Guildhall ice rink

CHILDREN spent a morning sliding around on the ice after Elsie Bushnell won her class a session on the ice.

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School heads join MP to call for fair share of funding

School heads join MP to call for fair share of funding

HEADTEACHERS have penned a joint letter with Havant MP Alan Mak calling for a fair increase in constituency school funding.

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Celebrations mark official opening of new nursery site

STAFF and parents celebrated as an outstanding Gosport nursery moved into its new home.

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Students with disabilities have opened a new shop in Arundel Street in Portsmouth City Centre called The Gallery

Students turn shopkeepers at new Portsmouth store

THEY have spent months planning, creating and painting – but now students have opened their own shop.

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Pamela and Rob Hibbard from the Caring Hands charity collect the calendars from pupils (left to right), Suzy Ware (eight), Kai Rattley (seven), Heidi Cumming (seven), and Cody Bowers (nine)      Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (171581-1)

Gosport pupils go extra mile to collect treats and advent calendars

PUPILS have shown their kind-heartedness with an enormous charity collection drive to help out those less fortunate in their community.

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Year 5 and 6 pupils from St Johns College, from left Mihail Blagoev, 10, Oliver Haynes, 10, Albert Goodfellow, 10, Phoenix Hawkes, nine, Abigail Lewis, 11 and Grace Hooper, 10 with BBC Bitesize Presenter Jon Chase, R2JZero, actor Richard Stride and a Stormtrooper.

The force of learning

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... science lessons were boring.

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