Leading state and independent schools to hold open day in Harrogate
A major event in Harrogate next weekend (Saturday, October 1) will make the life of parents a little easier with a host of leading state and independent schools joining forces to hold their “open days” in the same venue.
An activities programme devised by boarding pupils and staff at Harrogate’s Ashville College - which included team building and leadership skill development opportunities - has been nominated for a national award.
Green-fingered staff from RHS Garden Harlow Carr and horticultural organisations throughout the region have signed up to volunteer their time and expertise to help inspire Yorkshire gardeners of the future.
Bid to boost Cadets forces in schools sees appointment
The Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (RFCA) in Yorkshire and The Humber has appointed a new Schools Cadet Expansion Officer to help with the government’s Cadet Expansion Programme in secondary schools throughout Harrogate and North Yorkshire.