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Generation game in history lesson

Pupils at Brackenfield School in Harrogate were treated to a presentation on The Battle of Towton by three generations of the Atkin family - Howard Atkin, his son Robert Atkin and his son, Jacob who is a pupil at the school.

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Memories call for nursery birthday

A Harrogate nursery is celebrating its 10th birthday and is calling on its children past and present to share their memories to help mark the special milestone.

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Winners of the love poetry competition at Willow Tree Community Primary School, Harrogate

‘I love you with all my heart, even more than the Queen loves jam tarts’ - primary school pupils pen poems about love

Youngsters at Willow Tree Primary School, Harrogate penned their own romantic poems as part of a competition to encourage a love of poetry.

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Schoolgirl has taste of success

Schoolgirl has taste of success

Teenager Alice Young of Rossett School cooked up a storm to reach Springboard’s FutureChef Regional Final.

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Children from Rossett Acre, St Peter's and Western Primary Schools gathered to plant the tree on the Stray in 1990.

#ThrowbackThursday: Harrogate Stray tree became 'one in a million' in 1990

It was this week nearly 30 years when a Harrogate tree became one in a million.

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Band in tune for high-flying concert

St Aidan’s school musicians are accustomed to working among the stars of the musical world at local, national and international level.

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NADV 1702075AM1 Rotary Club project at St. Aidans School.  The Mayor of Harrogate Coun.Nick Brown joined Graham Buckton (Claro Precision Engineering), Andy Morrison( president of Harrogate Rotary Brigantes) and Margaret -Ann de Courcey Bayley (President of The Rotary Club of Harrogate) and students who took part in this years event.(1702075AM1)

Schools test skills in technology contest

Technology was the name of the game for schoolchildren in the district.

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Leadership team head to parliament

Leadership team head to parliament

Harrogate Grammar School’s Student Leadership Team recently visited the Houses of Parliament where local MP Andrew Jones gave the students a detailed tour of the House of Lords and the House of Commons, explaining key political processes. 

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Scholarship is 
therapy for former High School pupil

Scholarship is therapy for former High School pupil

The future looks bright for an aspiring sports therapist selected for a Leeds Beckett University £1,000 scholarship.

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Amputee student follows new passion

A student who took the momentous decision to have a leg amputated during a critical year at school has taken up snow-boarding.

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NADV 1701231AM1 Skelton Newby Hall Primary School. (1701231AM1)

School of the Week: Skelton Newby Hall Primary School

Situated in the beautiful village of Skelton on Ure, Skelton Newby Hall CE Primary School offers its pupils an idyllic environment within which they can love to learn.

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Cereal firm helps wake up breakfast club for school

Summerbridge Community Primary School received a £1,000 grant from cereal maker Kellogg’s after completing an online training course to enhance their existing breakfast club.

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Eco friendly Moorside greet assessor

Moorside Infant School Eco-Committee were delighted to meet the Green Flag Eco-Schools Assessor recently and overjoyed when she awarded a Green Flag to the school for the second time.

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Students’ water bottle design praise

Students’ water bottle design praise

Harrogate Grammar School has been shortlisted to pitch to Sebastian Conran at the Design Museum for the 2016-17 Design Ventura.

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School signs up to be Academy

School signs up to be Academy

Hampsthwaite CE Primary School has converted to an Academy and become an official part of Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust (YCST).

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Schoolboy is one of UK’s top programmers

Schoolboy is one of UK’s top programmers

A schoolboy has learned he is one of the top young computer programmers in the country after securing a place in the finals of a prestigious nationwide competition.

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Chinese New Year story

Chinese New Year story

Pateley Bridge school St Cuthbert’s Primary Year 3 and 4 have been learning abot the Chinese New Year Zodiac story.

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British Libary guest

British Libary guest

British Library CEO Roly Keating visited St Aidan’s school last week where he spent the morning talking to pupils in Year 11 and 9 English classes as well as with Sixth Form students taking media studies, history and politics courses.

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War poetry wins prizes for pupils

War poetry wins prizes for pupils

Poignant words of war were told through poetry in an Inter-House competition at Tadcaster Grammar School.

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Oxbridge offers for 11 hopeful GSAL pupils

Oxbridge offers for 11 hopeful GSAL pupils

Three students from the Wetherby area are among 11 current and former students from The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) who have their sights set on the Oxbridge experience next year.

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