Glowing report for independent school

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A WEYMOUTH independent school is celebrating following a glowing inspection report.

Children cook up huge feast for harvest

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

CHILDREN at Knighton House have celebrated the Harvest by cooking a huge feast.

Schools enjoy daily hot meals in new initiative

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

PRIMARY school children in Weymouth are enjoying hot school meals with students at Wey Valley school.

Career college - Tips on beauty

Dorset Echo:

11:31am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Chloe Tealey shared her beauty experience with us during Careers College.

Lessons in law for fine futures

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:39am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Every year Weymouth College hold a Careers College which offers workshops and advice for year ten students across the county, including a workshop on Make up for Media and Performance.

Dancing class too painful!

Dorset Echo:

11:35am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Zen Lucas Dinets, who is pictured here, is a 14-year-old student at Gillingham School and has come to Weymouth to take part in the careers day which they host once a year.

Community welcomes new nursery

Dorset Echo: Children at the new Bincombe Buds centre

2:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

A SCHOOL and community will be getting a new nursery for youngsters.

Beach assault course challenge for Kingston Maurward Collage students

Dorset Echo: LIFE’S A BEACH: Kingston Maurward pupils take part in a beach assault course

11:46am Monday 26th May 2014

KINGSTON Maurward College students took on a gruelling beach assault course.

Trip to New York for Wey Valley students

Dorset Echo: CULTURE VULTURES: Wey Valley students in New York with headteacher Phil Thomas

11:44am Monday 26th May 2014

MORE THAN 40 Wey Valley students visited New York and Washington recently as part of an educational and sightseeing tour with the aim of providing students with an opportunity to enhance their experience of different cultures.

Pupils start classes at new Swanage School

Dorset Echo: NEW BUILD: Head teacher Tristram Hobson and students from the new Swanage School

5:00pm Thursday 1st May 2014

LESS than a year after foundations were laid on the site, pupils have started their first classes in their new Swanage School building.

Kingston Maurward students meet forces volunteers

Dorset Echo: Students with Flt Lt Mary Brennan RAF, Cpl Nigel Scott RAMC TA, Station Commander Steve Cheeseman of Dorset Fire and Rescue, Special Inspector Geoff Meehan MBE of Dorset Police and Insp Mike Darkin of Dorset Police Volunteers Co-ordinator

2:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

PUBLIC service students at Kingston Maurward College got to quiz members of the forces.

Building a city at St Andrew's School, Weymouth

Dorset Echo: -

2:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

BUILDING a city was the theme of the day at St Andrew’s School in Weymouth.

Inspirational Budmouth College team up for top teaching award

Dorset Echo: From left, Lynn Toman, operations manager, Penny Campbell, interns coordinator, Anna-Maria Geare, Chamber of Commerce and Marcel Ciantar, director of the centre.

3:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A TEAM of inspiring staff at a Weymouth school have been shortlisted for a national education award.

IPACA students present digital learning ideas to Google executives

Dorset Echo: presentation: IPACA’s Gary Spracklen in full flow

3:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

IPACA students gave a presentation on digital learning to Google executives.

Special students get a taste for quality food at school

Dorset Echo: SHOPPING AROUND: Pupils from the Wyvern Academy in Weymouth shop for fruit ahead of their healthy eating week

4:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

HEALTHY attitudes were on the cards for children at a Weymouth school.

IPACA Children turn profit from £10 for causes in Young Enterprise national initiative

Dorset Echo: IPACA Children turn profit from £10 for causes in Young Enterprise national initiative

4:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

STUDENTS celebrated turning £10 into hundreds for charitable causes.

Students visit Auschwitz to keep memory of Holocaust alive

Dorset Echo: MEMORIAL: Students visit Auschwitz-Birkenau with the Holocaust Educational Trust

2:00pm Monday 31st March 2014

STUDENTS were rendered silent as they took a sombre tour of a concentration camp where 1.2million people were killed.

Teachers' strike- the schools affected

Dorset Echo: Geoff Cooke

4:24pm Thursday 20th March 2014

HERE is a list of schools and whether they will be affected by the teachers' strike next Wednesday.

First principal of brand new school

Dorset Echo: First principal of brand new school

4:00pm Monday 17th March 2014

A BRAND new school in Dorchester has announced its first principal.

Choir gets through to the finals

Dorset Echo: VOCAL GROUP: Semi-final winners of the Rotary Youth Speaks competition

4:00pm Monday 17th March 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Puddletown Middle School found their voice to win the semi-final of the Rotary Youth Speaks competition.

Pupils question Lord Knight of Weymouth

Dorset Echo: FACING A GRILLING: Former Dorset South MP, Lord Knight of Weymouth, answers questions on a range of political and social topics from pupils at Holy Trinity Primary School in Weymouth. Here Lord Knight is being interviewed by Harry

4:00pm Monday 17th March 2014

LORD Knight visited a Weymouth school and was quizzed by pupils.

Cheselbourne pupils celebrate World Book Day

Dorset Echo: FAVOURITES: Cheselbourne pupils in the costumes

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

STUDENTS across Dorset have been celebrating World Book Day.

Charmouth pupils enjoy lessons on the beach

Dorset Echo: SHORE THING: Charmouth School Year 1 pupils on the beach

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

CHILDREN from Charmouth School didn’t let rain stop play as they headed on to Charmouth Beach for an educational afternoon.

Wey Valley students enjoy expedition to Nepal

Dorset Echo: TOP OF THE WORLD: Wey Valley pupils and teachers in the Himalayas

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

STUDENTS undertook the trip of a lifetime when they took on an expedition to Nepal.

Family shows appreciation by donating specialist wall art to school

Dorset Echo: ART FELT: The new wall decorations at Thorner’s School in Litton Cheney are unveiled to the schoolchildren

4:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

THREE foreign schoolchildren and their family have shown their appreciation to a West Dorset school – by donating specialist wall art.

Pupils receive a special award for fire safety awareness

Dorset Echo: GOLD: Pupils were awarded a certificate for fire safety work

4:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

PUPILS were presented with a fire safety award at a special assembly.

School hosts event to train youngsters to put an end to bullying

Dorset Echo: TRAINING: Anti-bullying day teamwork exercise

4:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A WEYMOUTH school hosted an anti-bullying ambassador event.

School puts on performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Dorset Echo: AMAZING: Joseph played by Joe Morgan

4:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

WATCH out Broadway – St Osmund’s is coming to get you.

School celebrates five years of popular breakfast club

Dorset Echo: CELEBRATION: Five years of breakfast club

4:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A SCHOOL celebrated five years of its popular breakfast club.

Ambulance visit for St Andrew’s Pre-School in Bridport

Dorset Echo: -

4:00pm Monday 24th February 2014

CHILDREN from St Andrew’s Pre-School in Bridport could certainly hear the sirens coming as the ambulance service made a special visit to see them.

M&M Theatrical Productions visit the Wyvern Academy School

Dorset Echo: M&M Theatre Productions, who paid a visit to the Wyvern Academy school in Weymouth

4:00pm Monday 24th February 2014

MAGIC was the theme of the day as pupils from the Wyvern Academy received a visit from a theatre company.

Primary schools celebrate Shakespeare

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:04am Monday 10th February 2014

STUDENTS are being encouraged to celebrate the Bard.

Getting to grips with information technology

Dorset Echo: Pupils with headteacher Micael Lobo at the show

11:03am Monday 10th February 2014

PUPILS from a Weymouth school showed off a new way of learning at a major technology show.

Scheme to improve career opportunities

Dorset Echo: LOOKING AHEAD: Students involved in the scheme

11:00am Monday 10th February 2014

HIGH-FLYING students at a Sherborne school are taking part in a pilot scheme to better their career opportunities.

Pupils learn all about the food bank

Dorset Echo: FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Youngsters at Wyke Regis Infant School

11:01am Monday 10th February 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Weymouth school and nursery spent the day learning more about Weymouth Food Bank.

Students get a special visitor to teach lessons on health issues

Dorset Echo: Students get a special visitor to teach lessons on health issues

6:06pm Monday 3rd February 2014

STUDENTS had a very special visitor to teach them about how the body works and staying healthy.

Dorset and Devon schools granted £75,000 to get creative with Jurassic Coast education

Dorset Echo: Durdle Door, a gem of the Jurassic Coast

6:04pm Monday 3rd February 2014

A TEACHING trust has granted Dorset and East Devon schools £75,000 to help get creative in teaching about the Jurassic Coast.

Radipole school wins award to build polytunnel for pupils

Dorset Echo: Radipole school wins award to build polytunnel for pupils

6:00pm Monday 3rd February 2014

A WEYMOUTH school has been given £400 to help out green-fingered gardeners.

Mountjoy Special School is 'taking effective action' to improve

Dorset Echo: Mountjoy Special School is 'taking effective action' to improve

3:00pm Thursday 30th January 2014

MOUNTJOY Special School is on the road to recovery after been told it ‘needed improvement’ by Ofsted inspectors in October last year.

Schools celebrate success in GCSE league table of exam results

Dorset Echo: BRIGHT FUTURES: Successful Year 11 students receive their GCSE results at Thomas Hardye School

9:30am Thursday 23rd January 2014

SECONDARY schools are celebrating after all of them in south and west Dorset saw an increase in the number of pupils getting good GCSEs, in league tables published today.

Army fitness test for students at Kingston Maurward

Dorset Echo: The latest team on the army preparation course at Kingston Maurward College

9:55am Monday 20th January 2014

STUDENTS were put through their paces at Kingston Maurward College in preparation for a career in the army.

Talented musicians get selected for National Youth Orchestra

4:00pm Monday 6th January 2014

TWO Dorchester students hit the right note to secure a place with a prestigious orchestra.

Students get hands-on experience of Shakespeare

Dorset Echo: tudor aspect: Hands-on experience of the great Bard

4:00pm Monday 6th January 2014

SHAKESPEARE has been the topic of interest for Piddle Valley students this term, ending in a Tudor dance and retelling of Macbeth.

Students with Oxbridge expectations

Dorset Echo: GOOD PROSPECTS: Mark Henman, director of the sixth form at Budmouth College, centre, with the Oxbridge hopefuls

4:00pm Monday 6th January 2014

A GROUP of Weymouth students aiming for the top are applying to Oxbridge.

Students do the maths in competition

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 9th December 2013

THE BUDMOUTH maths faculty hosted its annual Primary Maths Challenge.

Pupils run the school for a day

Dorset Echo: NEW ROLES: Headmaster Andrew Roberts-Wray and school secretary Lydia Hampshire with pupils

4:00pm Monday 9th December 2013

POWER was in the hands of the pupils as Sunninghill Preparatory School in Dorchester held a takeover day.

Schools combine resources for geography field trip

Dorset Echo: RIVER SURVEY: Students from Beaminster on their field trip

4:00pm Monday 9th December 2013

SIXTH form students from Beaminster School and the Sir John Colfox School showed ‘grit and determination’ during their recent geography field trip.

Students encouraged to share internet skills

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Monday 2nd December 2013

A TELECOMMUNICATIONS giant is urging youngsters to get involved in helping their local community get online.

Stonemason gets the gold

Dorset Echo: Stonemason gets the gold

2:00pm Monday 2nd December 2013

IT’S all in the name as Weymouth student Alistair Mason, right, scoops gold in a stonemasonry contest.

Icelandic adventure for Budmouth students

Dorset Echo: The Iceland geography and geology trip

2:00pm Monday 2nd December 2013

BUDMOUTH College students travelled to Iceland for a geography and geology field trip, writes Shannon Healy of BudmouthCollege.


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