Christchurch pupils are among those bagging better career chances by running their own town centre retail business in Poole. Year 10 students from four secondaries across the conurbation – called the School Retail Group - have taken over a Dolphin Centre unit until July 13. Stock control, visual merchandising and managerial duties – these City and Guilds Level 2 Retail students plan to give their customers a quality...
There were no apples left for staff at The Arnewood School when students enjoyed a special day munching on the fruit. The free apple day was part of Healthy Schools Week held at the Gore Road Academy, which included drop in clinics for staff and students, and presentations from visiting experts including doctors and police. All primaries in the Arnewood pyramid also took part in the special week, so headteacher Chris Hummerstone...
Hundreds voted online in a logo competition run by a Christchurch car dealership to put this Twynham School student in pole position. Robbie Farwell's winning logo will now be used by Keith Motors on all its promotional material and invoices as part of the company's 60th anniversary celebrations. The dealership teamed up with the Sopers Lane academy for the competition, and more than 50 art students across three year groups submitted...
They're poets and now they know it at The Arnewood School. Year 9 pupils at the New Milton secondary enjoyed a National Poetry Day full of activities to learn more about the literary art form and have fun with it. Student Issy Campbell started the day by bravely reading a poem, about students in classrooms, to the entire staff at their morning briefing. Volunteer students then visited lessons around the school – including PE...
Twynham School celebrates record breaking A-level results today with an overall pass rate of 99% and an average points score per student of over 300 UCAS points. These are, again, the best results in the school's history. Twynham had a large number of successes, amongst which were twenty three students, each scoring over 360 UCAS points – which is equivalent to at least three grade As at A-Level. Harriet De-Laine was the highest...
The first in a series of Christchurch primary school cookery days run by Christchurch Food Festival Education Trust has taken place at Somerford Primary Community School. All seven primary schools in the Borough will be visited by Food Festival President Mary Reader with a team of local chefs to show the children some healthy recipes and, in some of the schools, getting them to cook for themselves. Sainsbury's are sponsoring the...
Recycler the rapping robot is touring Somerford Primary School on Monday 17 January at 1.30pm to spread the word about recycling.
School children will receive a visit from Recycler, who will be bringing
recycling to life through his funky interactive show.
The show tells pupils and teachers all about the three Rs: reduce, reuse
and recycle and yes, the robot really will perform a toe-tapping rap!
Throughout the performance,...
With the kids almost back at
school now, we'd like to hear from parents who are sending their child either to
primary or secondary school for their first year.
What made you choose that
particular school – was it simply a case of that an older child already attends
and the younger is following suit, if this is the case - are you happy with the
schools performance or is it just easier to have more than one child at the
Twynham School does it again ! With
almost 80% gaining five or more A*-C Grades and 64% of the students
gaining five or more A*-C Grades including English and Mathematics. Dr
Terry Fish (Headteacher) commented: "To be very close to 80% of students
gaining five or more A*-C grades for the third year running is nothing
other than tremendous but I am particularly proud of the rapid increase
in A* grades. When this is added to our...
School celebrated record breaking A-level results with an overall
pass rate of 99% and an average points score per student of 300 UCAS
points yesterday Twynham had a
large number of successes, amongst which was that eight students (Ollie
Hurst, Jordan Arthur, Ella Perry, Natasha Hopkins, Ben Joakim, Matthew
Singleton, Gemma Cork-Simpson and Sarah Grantham-Hill) each scored over
480 UCAS points – which is equivalent...