Our Christmas Market

   Our talented team of makers and bakers provided gifts & goodies to buy, admire and eat! We had a marvellous Tombola and sold hot turkey, or nut roast baps with freshly made mince pies and a seasonal glass of Glühwein. All set round the Christmas tree & roaring log fire.

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Thank you to everyone who contributed and helped us raise donations to our chosen charities; Dorset Air Ambulance, Macmillan Nurse local appeal and Dyspraxia Foundation:




Making the most of differences

ALS tutor, Paula, recently contacted me with news of the progression of Max Bennett, a former marketing student. Here’s an account of his positive and inspiring work ethic.



Since leaving university I have joined the advertising agency RKCR/Y&R. It is one of the largest and most awarded agencies in the UK and its clients include Virgin Atlantic, Marks and Spencer, The BBC, Lloyds Bank, Vodafone (my client) to name a few. I work as an Account Executive and am responsible for dealing with all aspects of different campaigns to ensure that they get delivered on time to budget and that the client is happy with them and the agency. Continue reading

Volunteers needed


Jacob Bannerman is looking for volunteers to help with research for his dissertation examining connections between Dyspraxia and physical activity

In particular, Jacob needs adults (18 or older) to be interviewed for up to an hour. The focus will be on participation in physical activity during childhood and perceptions of physical activity in general. Interviews will take place during January and February 2013.

If you know anyone who might be able to help Jacob, please ask them to email i7992329@bournemouth.ac.uk