Brymor Construction unlocks innovation for top school

A cutting-edge teaching facility at a top independent school has thrown open its doors following completion by Brymor Construction Ltd. The Hampshire-based firm designed, built and fitted out the new Innovation Centre with landscaping on the site of a former teaching block at prestigious Marlborough College in Wiltshire, the country’s largest co-educational full boarding school. With more than 1,000 sq … Read More

Arnewood’s £1m upgrade

The Arnewood School in New Milton is undergoing more than £1m’s worth of improvements in the latest phase of its development. The work will see upgrades to two music rooms, practice rooms and two drama suites.

School’s out after Emson summer sizzler

A former school building in Canterbury was one of the highlights of the Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers summer auction – selling for £850,000 after a bidding war. A host of builders and developers clambered for the old St Christopher’s Independent Day School, which closed last year after nearly 100 years, and drove the price well above guide. The … Read More

Agency’s magic boosts ‘Hogwarts’ school

An independent school likened to Hogwarts of Harry Potter fame has seen an upsurge in applications for places following work by a marketing and branding agency. Christ’s Hospital School, founded in London by King Edward VI in 1552 and located in Horsham, West Sussex since 1902, received the boost from a radically redesigned prospectus and new advertising ideas. Creative marketing … Read More

The wheels on the bus go to St Peter’s

Children at a Bournemouth School had a wheely good day when a Yellow Bus rolled into the playground. The youngsters from St Peter’s school in Holdenhurst Avenue were able to get on board and ask questions.

Yellow Buses deliver Parkfield pupils

Pupils at the new Parkfield School premises in Parley are now arriving in style – on a double decker bus. Yellow Buses is running the school service that picks-up and drops-off the students at the site next to Bournemouth Airport. It is one of many school services that the Bournemouth-based operator runs and this one was launched as the new … Read More

Pupils’ reaction was off the scale

Pupils at Upton Junior School were delighted with a surprise visit to their school from electric string quartet stars Escala. After an eye-opening tour of the school’s music room, the girls performed in a special assembly for all the children, staff and governors. Escala, who rose to fame through their success on ITV’s ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, were runners-up in the … Read More

All aboard the school bus!

Young children had an exciting visit at their school when a Yellow Bus rolled into the playground. The four and five year olds at St Peter’s school in Holdenhurst Avenue, Bournemouth, had spent a term studying the theme of ‘transport’. This was the ‘fantastic finish’ to the term and the children got to climb on board the bus and quiz … Read More