Boost for special needs students

An independent specialist college at Holton Lee near Sandford, Dorset, has been given nearly £900 by Albert Marsh Funeral Directors in Wareham. The branch of Douch Family Funeral Directors raised the money last year and nominated Livability Millie College to receive the cheque.

Food at Oxford – it’s nothing to scoff at

An impromptu food festival at the Oxford Business College helped its international students mix and get to know each with such success it will become a monthly feast. Recipes from across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South America showcased the cooking talents of the mature BA Hons Business Management students.

Online safety is everyone’s responsibility

A cyber-security company is advising people and businesses that the new online safety bill doesn’t mean an end to personal responsibility. Jim Hawkins from Dorset-headquartered C3IA Solutions fears that some people will take less interest in the dangers of social media after the bill is passed.

A new education trust for the New Forest

The formation of a new multi-academy trust serving the south-west of the New Forest is being discussed. Leaders at The Arnewood and Eaglewood schools in New Milton, Priestlands School in Lymington, The Burgate School in Fordingbridge and Ringwood School have been exploring options for some months. The schools have a history of working together, and pooling their expertise and experience … Read More

A cyber experience

Cyber security is a career that should be marketed better to girls, according to Masters degree student Hannah Baverstock who is studying the subject and doing work experience with C3IA Solutions.