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South Devon College Graduation

South Devon College awards own degrees for first time.

South Devon College with campuses in Paignton, Newton Abbot and Torquay celebrated the achievements of its University Centre students at a joint ceremony held over two days at Torquay’s Grand Hotel.

The event was hailed a double celebration as the college awarded its own degrees for the very first time.

The two-day event (14th and 15th October) was held to ensure that both the classes of 2020, and 2021 were formally congratulated. Last year’s graduation ceremony was held virtually due to Coronavirus.

This is the first year that students from University Centre South...

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Children in Exeter to take part in UK Reads Story Box Project

Literacy charity UK Reads holds a special Story Box Project with Exeter Chiefs rugby star and children’s co-author of ‘Bounce Back Jack’, Jack Maunder.

On 20th October 2021, 15 children and their families will join Jack and the UK Reads literacy team at Sandy Park. The sessions will deliver fun and engaging literacy activities that aim to increase enjoyment and confidence of literacy and develop a regular reading routine at home.

UK Reads supports children and families most in need to improve literacy skills through fun interactive experiences. In response to reach...

New playground for Exeter Junior School

Exeter Junior School pupils and staff are delighted with their new playground. Work was carried out over the summer holidays, ready for the autumn term.

Pupils in the co-educational school for 7-11-year-olds were shown plans in advance and enjoyed picking and choosing which play equipment they wanted.

Devon-based company Outdoor Play UK manufactured and installed the bespoke wooden playground equipment using pressure treated redwood timber sourced from FSC certified forests.

The governors of Exeter School invested a considerable amount of money to modernise the...

Entre Institute Reviews Show This Inc. 5000 Company is the Best Training

Authored by BHTNews.com
Posted: Fri, 10/08/2021 - 1:54pm

Entre Institute is a legtitimate online training course that teaches internet marketing in an affordable way. It helps individuals earn money on the internet easily and quickly. This article will be discussing just how high quality this training is and what you can expect. More importantly, readers are also going to analyze the content and features to determine if it's worth it or not.

To better understand how Entre Institute can help you earn passive income from the internet, it is best to understand how businesses operate. In a nutshell, businesses are run by professionals who...

A new look for The New School

Pupils and staff at The New School are enjoying new and improved facilities following an extensive refurbishment over the summer holidays.

The New School community returned for the autumn term to find the surroundings at the co-educational prep school for children aged 3-7 had been revitalised.

Three sections of the roof have been replaced and the storm water drainage system has been updated ensuring pupils and staff are warm and dry.

Onsite safety has been improved with a new fire alarm system, fire doors and emergency lighting.

Security around the...

How to ace your IB Economics examination

Like many students out there who are appearing for the IB Economics examination, you might find yourself wondering how you should study and prepare for the exam. Regardless of how much time is left, we have a few tips you could use to ace it.

  1. Go through your syllabus in detail and do not look for shortcuts:

The main goal of any student sitting the IB examination is to pass it with flying colors. However, most students end up looking for shortcuts to clear the exam. That, however, is not the best approach. The only way to ace your exam is to study your...

Founder of Zama Digital, James Tetlow, Mechanical Engineer

University of Exeter student reaches final of the Engineers in Business competition

Twenty-three-year-old James Tetlow, a Mechanical Engineering student from the University of Exeter, has secured a place in the final of the Engineers in Business Champion of Champions innovation competition, which will be hosted by TV presenter Rob Bell at the Royal Academy of Engineering on 22 October 2021.

James has invented Zama Digital, a machine monitoring solution for the manufacturing industry, and will be pitching his innovation against nine other teams of student and graduate innovators in the national final. A sum of £15,000 is up for grabs, providing vital seed money...

Courses that can jumpstart your career in 2022

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 10/04/2021 - 12:33pm

If you want to start the New Year with a new career, then you should get your career plan into gear. Whether you are looking for a job that offers better progression opportunities or looking for a better work-life balance, now is the perfect time to focus on climbing up the career ladder.

One of the best ways to jumpstart your career is to develop skills by doing a course and there are plenty of online courses that you can do from home, to fit around your current job or family.

Here are some top courses that could help you to fast track your way to success:

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Students Take the Lead, QE Launches New Sixth Form Leadership Team

QE is proud to announce the launch of its new Sixth Form Leadership Team.

Appointed at the end of last term, the team secured their places by having to embark on a serious of very rigorous of interviews with QE’s interviewers; Director of Post-16 and Head of English Jo Cherrett, Head of Sixth Form Vicky Evans, English Teacher Margaret Moran Mylett and PE Teacher Chloe Smith.

The interviewers all said they were extremely impressed with the maturity and confidence shown by the group, their passion for the school and QE’s values, ‘Respect, Reflection and Resilience’.

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Paralympian to coach competitive swimming squads

Exeter School is delighted to welcome Paralympian David Hill to coach competitive swimming squads this year.

David is a two-time Paralympian in swimming and triathlon and world and European medallist in swimming.

The British Champion was Team GB's youngest athlete at the Athens 2004 Paralympics and Top 10 Finisher in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Paralympic Games.

Paralympian David said he felt privileged to add value to the coaching team at Exeter School and pass on his experience and knowledge to the next generation.

“I’m really passionate to provide world...

Exeter School welcomes alumnus as Speech Day speaker

Exeter School welcomed guest of honour, alumnus and executive recruiter, Ikenna Iroche, to its annual Speech Day.

Speech Day was held on 23 September, and during the day, Ikenna gave inspiring talks to individual year groups on turning your dreams into goals, and diversity and inclusion, using his own experiences of integrating into Exeter School in the 1990s from Nigeria.

For his main address in the evening, Ikenna gave an interesting presentation on the path that led him to Exeter School, the importance of accepting others and celebrating diversity to senior pupils,...

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