Education transmission

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

Portland students are appearing on a radio documentary series.

Learning all about the Great War

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

STUDENTS spent the day learning about life during the First World War.

Preparing the way for schoolchildren

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

LAST WEEK saw the end of term across schools in Dorset, and for some, the end of their time at first and primary as they go on to secondary and middle School.

Students celebrate their awards at college

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DORSET students were celebrated with an awards day at Yeovil College.

Trikes get students mobile

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

NEW trikes are set to get students wheels in motion at Kingston Maurward college.

Wise idea to mark Little Owls' anniversary

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

A DORSET pre-school and nursery will be celebrating its 21st birthday this month.

Looking at the world of music

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:44am Thursday 3rd July 2014

This week Weymouth College is running a variety of workshops to give students an insight into future careers.

Schoolchildren perform concert at tank museum

Dorset Echo: SUMMER MADNESS: Tanks, a lot

1:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Echoes of ‘We’ll Meet Again’ rang around the Tank Museum as Dorset schoolchildren gave their annual charity concert.

Award journey takes students to India

Dorset Echo: Johnny Brown and Joe Temple

2:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

TWO students from Dorchester will be embarking on a quest to India as part of their gold Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Island of opportunity for BTEC students

Dorset Echo: Island of opportunity for BTEC students

10:20am Monday 9th June 2014

STUDENTS from Weymouth College went on a study visit to Majorca.

Students take part in flower festival

Dorset Echo: Students take part in flower festival

10:18am Monday 9th June 2014

DORCHESTER students took part in a flower festival.

Students set to complete silver Duke of Edinburgh award

Dorset Echo: INTREPID: Wey Valley Duke of Edinburgh students

10:16am Monday 9th June 2014

MORE THAN 50 Weymouth students are on course to complete their silver Duke of Edinburgh award this year.

IPACA and St George's pupils get taken into outer space

Dorset Echo: OUT OF THIS WORLD: Pupils look at the stars

4:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

STUDENTS got to learn about how the planets work in an experience that was ‘out of this world’.

Ladybirds playgroup judged 'outstanding' by Ofsted

Dorset Echo: FUN: Staff and children at Ladybirds

4:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

STAFF and children at a West Dorset playgroup and school are celebrating their recent Ofsted inspection.

Woodroffe School students explore effects of coastal erosion

Dorset Echo: FIELDWORK: Woodroffe School sixth formers on a trip to the Olympic Rings at Portland Heights

4:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

LESSONS came to life for students of geography at a West Dorset school who took part in a field trip.

Dorchester students entertain crowds with songs from stage and screen

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

DORCHESTER students put on a show featuring music from stage and screen.

Bright ideas shown off by Budmouth College design and technology students

Dorset Echo: Bright ideas shown off by Budmouth College design and technology students

2:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

STUDENTS displayed their hard work in Design and Technology at an exhibition.

Students mission to clean up Bridport gets mayoral backing

Dorset Echo: CAMPAIGNERS: Bridport Schools’  Youth town councillors turned on a mission to clean up the town

2:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN are embarking on a mission to clean up Bridport – and it’s been met with approval by the town’s mayor Maggie Ray.

Sanctuary areas to offer Kingston Maurwood students a moments relaxation

Dorset Echo: MAKING GOOD: Standing from left, construction tutor Matt Old with construction students, and seated Reverend Pete Stone with quote winner Emma Barry

2:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

DORCHESTER students will have the chance to unwind and relax in seven new sanctuary areas.

Top professor teaches Dorchester sixth formers

Dorset Echo: CLASSIC: Students who took part in a study day with a professor from King's College, London

3:00pm Monday 5th May 2014

A PROFESSOR of classics from a top London university visited Thomas Hardye School to help students with a study day.

Computing safety from chairman of the E-Safety Development Group

Dorset Echo: Ken Cornish

4:00pm Monday 28th April 2014

A NATIONAL E-safety expert visited IPACA.

Dentist demos a bit of equine work

Dorset Echo: Tony Rose

4:00pm Monday 28th April 2014

STUDENTS got to watch as the horse dentist visited their school’s stables.

Budmouth College celebrates student leadership

Dorset Echo: CELEBRATION: Students, staff and governors of Budmouth College with guests of honour

4:00pm Monday 28th April 2014

STUDENT leadership was celebrated at a presentation evening.

Weymouth College students quiz Supreme Court judge

Dorset Echo: SUPREME: Lord David Neuberger with Weymouth College Students

4:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

WEYMOUTH College law students quizzed a Supreme Court judge.

Budmouth students gaining vital skills for world of work

Dorset Echo: SET FOR SUCCESS: Budmouth College students who have been selected for the Sir Samuel Mico scholarship

4:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

By Budmouth College student, Dean Eastmond

Teaching teachers techniques of classroom management

Dorset Echo: VERY CLASSY: The CEP Achievement Show at Budmouth College, Weymouth

4:00pm Monday 17th March 2014

BUDMOUTH College played host to teachers from schools across Dorset for the Chesil Education Partnership achievement show.

Lord Knight pays a visit to isle academy

Dorset Echo: Lord Knight with IPACA pupils

4:00pm Monday 17th February 2014

FORMER Minister for Schools, Lord Knight, visited the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA).

Top cop talks stranger danger and road safety

Dorset Echo: Supt Jared Parkin with pupils

4:00pm Monday 17th February 2014

STRANGER danger and road safety were on the agenda as children at St Mary’s Catholic School in Dorchester received a visit from a top ranking police officer.

Cub reporters help to make headlines

Dorset Echo: Echo deputy head of multi-media production Cliff Moore shows children how newspapers are put together

4:00pm Monday 17th February 2014

YOUNGSTERS from a Weymouth school had a tour of the Dorset Echo office.

Thornlow Prep students gain experience in the laboratory

Dorset Echo: Thornlow Prep students gain experience in the laboratory

4:00pm Monday 13th January 2014

THORNLOW Prep students took to the science lab to do some experiments.

Celebration of achievements for IPACA’s Royal Manor Campus students

Dorset Echo: Celebration of achievements for IPACA’s Royal Manor Campus students

4:00pm Monday 13th January 2014

PORTLAND students were recognised for their achievements during an awards evening.

Talking to the stars at Air 107.2 FM radio station

Dorset Echo: GROUND CONTROL: AIR fm DJ Carl Greenham with year one pupils from Beechcroft St Pauls

4:00pm Monday 13th January 2014

ROBOTS in space beamed messages to Dorset schoolchildren thanks to a little help from a community radio station.

Ofsted recognises school's achievements

Dorset Echo: Ofsted recognises school's achievements

4:00pm Monday 30th December 2013

BEAMINSTER School is a good school with a calm environment that creates a harmonious atmosphere – and is achieving above average in maths and English, according to Ofsted inspectors.

School gets a top award for its work

Dorset Echo: BIG WIN: Headteacher Andrew Roberts-Wray and pupils at Sunninghill Prep School, also inset, celebrating their award win

4:00pm Monday 30th December 2013

Sunninghill Prep School in Dorchester has won an Independent Schools Award 2013 for its work with state schools and the Dorset Area Schools Partnership (DASP).

Safeguarding day provides students with sound advice

Dorset Echo: Safeguarding day provides students with sound advice

4:00pm Monday 16th December 2013

STUDENTS at Weymouth College were given advice at a recent safeguarding day.

There’s lots of food in store for Conifers Primary School pupils

Dorset Echo: GOODS: Pupils with Asda’s Sandy West

4:00pm Monday 16th December 2013

STUDENTS from a Weymouth school learnt about foods from around the world on a trip to Asda.

Sharing expertise at computer masterclass

Dorset Echo: Charmouth School pupils teach older people about new technology

4:00pm Monday 18th November 2013

WEST Dorset students helped older people to brush up on their computer skills.

Students get technical

Dorset Echo: Guests with IPACA learners

4:00pm Monday 18th November 2013

THE Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) played host to guests from top technology brands.

Pupils build a brighter future through house building competition

Dorset Echo: The 2012 winners of the Bloor Homes Home for Design competition at  Wycombe High School

4:00pm Monday 18th November 2013

GET the chance to design a home for the future.

Dedicated pupils win gongs for helping the elderly become web savvy

Dorset Echo: Beaminster School students with their awards for helping the elderly get online

1:00pm Monday 21st October 2013

WEST Dorset school pupils were praised for their work helping to get elderly people online.

'Revolting' digital designer leads students into 'D-Day'

Dorset Echo: Ross Cleaver from ‘Revolting’ design agency, left, with students at Budmouth

1:00pm Monday 21st October 2013

STUDENTS had a chance to learn about careers in digital design at Budmouth.

School is a worldly award winner

Dorset Echo: Samantha Hunter and headteacher Mike Foley with students

1:00pm Monday 21st October 2013

A DORCHESTER school has gained the British Council’s International School Award in recognition of its work bringing the world into the classroom.

Green flag for sustainability

Dorset Echo: Litter pickers from Winterbourne Valley First School

3:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

WINTERBOURNE Valley First School has been awarded an Eco Schools Award.

Plumb job for ex-Army man

Dorset Echo: Plumb job for ex-Army man

3:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

A WEYMOUTH man has proved it’s never too late to learn as he’s just earned an apprenticeship at the age of 34.

Telling tales at an interactive story telling workshop

Dorset Echo: Primary school pupils having fun

2:00pm Monday 30th September 2013

AN INTERACTIVE storytelling workshop is ready to launch across west Dorset.

Star feminist Germaine Greer gives speech

Dorset Echo: Germaine Greer at Sherborne Girls School

2:00pm Monday 30th September 2013

AUSTRALIAN academic and feminist Germaine Greer gave a speech to a Dorset girls school.

Awards recognise pupils’ good deeds in the community

Dorset Echo: AWARDS: Mayor Ray Banham and Mayoress Pam Nixon with students at Wyke Regis Junior School

2:00pm Monday 30th September 2013

STUDENTS from four schools in Weymouth and Portland were awarded for their community work at a special presentation.

Students show professional awareness

Dorset Echo: EXCELLENCE: CEIL director Marcel Ciantar is happy with his students

4:00pm Monday 23rd September 2013

STUDENTS have achieved accreditation through a Centre of Excellence for Industrial Liason (CEIL) within their school.

Radipole Lake’s viewing shelter is given creative lift

Dorset Echo: ARTY: The newly-designed RSPB Radipole Lake viewing shelter

4:00pm Monday 23rd September 2013

CREATIVE schoolchildren from Weymouth and Dorchester have given Radipole Lake’s viewing shelter an artistic facelift.

Youngsters learn the write way with news reporter

1:00pm Monday 9th September 2013

YOUNGSTERS have been making the headlines at St Osmund’s School in Dorchester.


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