Farnborough Aerospace Consortium celebrates 25th anniversary

One of the country’s leading aerospace trade associations has celebrated its 25th anniversary with a reception for its past and present members. Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) represents hundreds of businesses mainly in the south and south-east but also across the country and internationally.

Cyber fraud warning to academies

Schools and academy trusts have been warned to be on high alert for cyber fraudsters following a series of costly incidents.

Education expert Michaela Johns, Director of Hampshire accountancy firm HWB, issued her advice after compiling a list of cases where schools were targeted.

Region’s economic powerhouse growing

The Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area is an economic powerhouse which is only going to get stronger, the latest AFC Business event was told. More than 80 directors, business leaders, decision-makers and business people were at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium for the May networking breakfast. They heard newly-elected BCP Council member Nigel Hedges talk about the importance of businesses to the … Read More

Schools with big hearts

Two Dorset first schools are teaching their children how to look after theirs and other people’s hearts. St John’s in Wimborne and Witchampton CE first schools – both part of the Wimborne Academy Trust – are putting emotional wellbeing at the heart of their curriculum. Together they have launched a new HeartSmart initiative, which encourages children to be kind and … Read More

More than a quarter of Arnewood A-level students are A-grade

The Arnewood School in New Milton is celebrating some of its best set of A-level results – with more than a quarter of its students getting A* or A grades. Overall 99.5% of Arnewood students passed their A-levels by achieving A* to E grades. But it was the large number achieving the highest marks, which has given the school huge … Read More