Category: Schools

Youth Conference at Civic Offices

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Sixty pupils representing Eastleigh’s secondary schools and colleges recently attended a conference at Eastleigh’s Civic Offices. The conference was organised by Eastleigh Borough Council in co-operation with Eastleigh Safety Partnership and the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, and it covered topics such as such as cyber bullying,  sexting and grooming. Speakers at the conference included…

Kyrle suggests Botley School will be unsustainable

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Recent controversy about Cllr Rupert Kyrle’s suggestion that Botley School was under threat of closure [Reported here on Eastleigh News] came to a head at the Hedge End, West End and Botley (HEWEB) Local Area Committee this evening. Conservative campaigner, Paul Redding, referred to the recent controversy and asked Cllr Rupert Kyrle the direct question…

Toynbee praised by TV Ben

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    Students from the Toynbee School in Chandlers Ford joined schools from across the country last week to attend the finale of the npower Climate Cops competition hosted by Ben Fogle.. Last year, following a nationwide search, the students were selected to become finalists in npower's Climate Cops SOS competition, an initiative designed to…

Pupils take part in Scrapheap Challenge

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Eastleigh College apprentices and over 50 year 9 pupils from Quilley School took part in an exciting Scrapheap Challenge event held at Eastleigh College last week. Pupils were set the challenge of designing, planning and constructing a fully functioning product that will facilitate the transportation of an egg across a minimum distance of five meters.…