Rising stars! Poole pupils chat with NASA engineers and witness historic launch on States space tour

Four Dorset students were flown out to the US earlier this month for a once-in-a-lifetime ‘space adventure’. Together they toured the American Space Museum, Kennedy... READ MORE »

2,000+ visitors brave the rain for Bournemouth and Poole College’s busy apprenticeships event

Bournemouth and Poole College held their Apprenticeships Unlocked last week as more than 2,000 local people flooded in – quite literally, considering the miserable... READ MORE »

Read all the latest news from Aspirations Academies Trust and find out about the great work going on in our schools!

Welcome to another news roundup from the Aspirations Academies Trust, a group of 16 academies in the South of England, including seven in Dorset. This time, we check in... READ MORE »

Dorset Apprenticeship Awards to open for entries Monday as National Apprenticeship Week kicks off

This year’s Dorset Apprenticeship Awards will be welcoming entries starting Monday 5th February to celebrate the achievements of rising stars in the workplace. The... READ MORE »

Find your perfect apprenticeship at Bournemouth & Poole College’s Apprenticeships Unlocked

Bournemouth & Poole College is hosting an event to help would-be apprentices find their perfect placement. Held at The Pavilion Theatre Ballroom on the 8th February... READ MORE »

AUB awarded £1.6m for plastics research centre to help shape products of tomorrow – and the past

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has secured £1.6m funding from Research England to create a new centre for research into plastics innovation and curation. Experts... READ MORE »

Colleen is ‘very excited’ to start first post as principal at Ocean Academy

Ocean Academy in Poole has appointed Colleen Duggan as its new Principal. Her appointment comes following last year’s promotion of Loren Tharme to lead Bournemouth’s... READ MORE »

Autism Unlimited’s new sixth form building is fit for purpose with dedicated gym proving especially popular

Students are benefiting from a wide range of facilities at Autism Unlimited’s new sixth form building in Christchurch. They include personal training sessions in a... READ MORE »

Cool Coast is Fant-ice-stic School Incentive for Livingstone Academy students

Two hundred and forty students from Livingstone Academy enjoyed a new year treat with a visit to the BIC’s Cool Coast - the largest indoor ice skating rink on the south... READ MORE »

Education Matters: We meet Amy Dean, Jewell Academy, Bournemouth’s new Assistant Principal

In this month’s Education Matters, Aspirations Academies Trust welcomes Amy Dean as Assistant Principal at Jewell Academy, Bournemouth. Amy joins the school from St... READ MORE »