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Grease – Musical Auditions

March 29th, 2018 Comments off

A local musical theatre group, Andover Musical Theatre Company Starlights, are holding auditions for their youth production of Grease the Musical.

The auditions are Sunday 22nd April at Rookwood School and registration details will be posted shortly on www.andovermusicaltheatre.co.uk/starlights and the AMTC Starlights Facebook page. Auditionees need to be aged 11-17 and available for rehearsals on Saturday mornings and the evenings of show week 30th July – 4th August. More information can be found here.

Hampshire Cultural Trust – What’s On Spring 2018

March 21st, 2018 Comments off

This Spring the Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) have lots of fun things going on all across Hampshire, for all ages and many of which are free. The last few weeks of the LEGO exhibition at Milestones Museum brings Greek Mythology to life for children of all ages, and also in Basingstoke, our outdoor venue Basing House has a Civil War re-enactment event over Easter weekend. There are loads of activities going on in the arts centres and museums too. As well as bookable workshops, most venues have free children’s make-and-takes and trails during the Easter break which you don’t have to book, just drop in. Please see this leaflet for details.

Wanting a Career, Working with Young Children?

March 6th, 2018 Comments off

Peter Symonds College Adult and Higher Education are running a full time pathway course, for those aged 16 – 18 who are working or volunteering in an early years setting. There is an Open Evening event taking place on the 28th March, 4.30pm – 7.00pm.

The course is a Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Year Educator). The Early Years Educator is a full-time course that is equivalent to 3 A-Levels. This qualification prepares you to work unsupervised, or in a supervised capacity, with children and their families in a variety of settings and environments within the sector of children’s services.
For more information please see their poster here, or visit their website.

Hampshire National Citizenship Service – Year 11

February 26th, 2018 Comments off

ncs-hampshire-logo-newNational Citizen Service (NCS) is a flagship government initiative that has the support of schools, colleges and local businesses around the country. It offers a unique opportunity for students aged 16 & 17 to come together with others that life would ordinarily have them pass by. Over several weeks it provides them with an amazing springboard for the future by developing new skills, confidence and a broader set of horizons. Participants do different and exciting activities, meet new people, learn lessons that can’t be learned in a classroom and put their energy and enthusiasm into projects that matter to them.

Places are now available on this years courses for Year 11 students, which take place over 3 weeks, at a cost of only £50! Please see their website and below for additional information and to enrol.
NCS Parent Information Evening – Monday 26th February – Earlybird Sign Up offer £35!

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Hampshire Cultural Trust – Winter Activities

February 1st, 2018 Comments off

The Hampshire Cultural Trust have lots of fun things going on all across Hampshire this Winter, for all ages and many of which are free.

The LEGO exhibition at Milestones Museum, Basingstoke brings Greek Mythology to life for children of all ages, our arts centres across the county have a vast programme of special events as part of their “Children’s Festival 2018” and there are loads of half term activities going on in the museums too. Most venues also have free children’s make-and-takes and trails during the half term week, which you don’t have to book, just drop in. Please see this leaflet for details.

AMTC Starlights- Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

July 13th, 2017 Comments off

Over the Summer, we are pleased to announce that several of our students will be appearing in Andover Musical Theatre Company’s Youth Group (Starlights) production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The Lights Theatre on 23rd-26th August.

Ticket information can be found on their flyer here.

Family Fun this Summer

July 12th, 2017 Comments off

This summer there are lots of fun things going on all across Hampshire, for all ages and many of which are free. Jane Austen exhibitions and events bringing history to life, and loads of summer activities too, plus most venues have free drop in children’s make and takes, trails, etc. Please see attached flyer from the Hampshire Cultural Trust for details.

Community Courses – New Brochure September 2017

June 30th, 2017 Comments off

Com-Ed-logoHarrow Way Community School has a wide range of community courses available for adults. To see the new brochure with courses starting in September 2017 click here.

Community Fun Day 2017

June 15th, 2017 Comments off

In aid of local charities, a Community Family Fun Day is being held at Vigo Recreational Ground on Saturday 17th June, 12pm – 8pm. See poster for more details.

BCoT – Apprenticeship Open Evening

June 8th, 2017 Comments off

Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) have their final Open Evening of this academic year on Monday 19th June, 4.00pm – 7.30pm.

This Open Evening will be a great chance for students of all ages to come have a look at the college and find out more about an Apprenticeship. They offer Apprenticeships in a range of subjects including engineering, construction, plumbing, hair and beauty, creative and digital media and many more! More information can be found here.