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Pupil lands role in new musical

A St Aidans C of E High School student is following in the footsteps of Brit Award winner Ed Sheeran and Grammy Award nominee Sam Smith.

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Denise Craven (left) speaks to Prince Charles while Julie Crossman (bottom right) speaks to the Duchess of Cornwall during their royal visit to the Sir Robert Ogden Centre.'Credit: HDFT

Harrogate leads UK with new cancer treatment school

Harrogate has become a UK leader with the launch of a new school to teach revolutionary forms of treatment for cancer patients.
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Schools answer rounders quest

Schools answer rounders quest

Ten teams from across Yorkshire and beyond competed for the annual U11 Cundall Manor Invitational Rounders Tournament with the host team claiming victory in a tense game against a strong St Olave’s from York.

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Whistle PR - Churchill.''Tatterton Lodge - Wetherby.''21 May 2018.''Year three children from Deighton Gates Primary School visit Tatterton Lodge in Wetherby to bury a time capsule.'''Pictured are resident Ann Sissons (grey top), Lodge manager Julie Chambers (white top with blue tie), resident George Brewster (blue jumper) & Y3 pupils from Deighton Gates Primary School.''�Victor De Jesus/UNP

Life of 2018 put in capsule

Churchill Retirement Living has given future generations a glimpse into life in Wetherby in 2018 by inviting local schoolchildren to help bury a time capsule on site.

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A review into how Harrogate and Knaresborough are performing has been issued by North Yorkshire County Council.

Harrogate factfile: County Council report reveals district's performance in education, traffic and affluency

Harrogate and Knaresborough has scored top marks in a County Council profile which shows all seven secondary schools in the twin towns have been rated by OFSTED as either "good" or "outstanding."
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Ello ello it’s Bobby the police tractor

Ello ello it’s Bobby the police tractor

A unique police tractor – decked out with ‘blues and twos’ and authentic police livery visited Oatlands Infant school in Harrogate.

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Dom Bradley of the Dry Stone Wall Association with pupils from Follifoot School in 2008.

Retro: Thousands of children gathered in Harrogate for Countryside Days show

Thousands of schoolchildren from across the Harrogate District gathered at the Great Yorkshire Showground in June 2008.

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Alec Shelbrooke MP Elmet and Rothwell⬦pictured in Garforth   21st aril 2018

Time to improve standards at schools

It’s time to move on and improve standards of secondary education in Boston Spa and Wetherby says MP Alec Shelbrooke.

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Boston Spa School headteacher Christopher Walsh.

Boston Spa go-ahead to join academies Trust

Boston Spa school has been granted its academisation by Schools Minister Lord Agnew, it has been announced this afternoon.

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School raises a smile for Hospice

School raises a smile for Hospice

When Harewood C of E Primary School children formed their first school council just over a year ago they never dreamt what they could achieve.

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Staveley’s prize winning tree house

Staveley’s prize winning tree house

Pupils from Reception, Year 1 and Year 2, at Staveley Community Primary made a fantastic tree house to win first prize at Harrogate Spring Flower Show.

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Major science scheme launches

Major science scheme launches

Rossett Acre School is one of the first schools in the UK to have been selected to take part in the international Girls4Tech initiative from Mastercard company Vocalink.

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Students in Big Interview Day

Students in Big Interview Day

Recently, 80 Harrogate Grammar School Sixth Form students too part in the tenth Big Interview Day with employees from IBM and senior professionals from other businesses in attendance.

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Pupils hit the campaign trail to win selection as head of school

Election fever gripped students at Rossett School with a new Head Boy and Head Girl being announced.

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Beetle author scared of insects

Beetle author scared of insects

Author MG Leonard told local schoolchildren that she was scared of insects before starting to write her books about beetles.

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NADV 1805011AM1Forest School Clean up.  Coun. Andrew Willoughby with youngster from Forest School(1805011AM1)

Forest School pupils work to Duke of Edinburgh award

A group of six students from year 10 and 11 at Knaresborough’s Forest School are getting closer to achieving their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh award.

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New book builds safety message

New book builds safety message

Pupils from Harrogate-based Western Primary School helped homebuilder Taylor Wimpey North Yorkshire celebrate the launch of its new children’s book.

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Oxbridge offers for students

Oxbridge offers for students

Three Harrogate Grammar Sixth Formers have received offers to study at the University of Cambridge.

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Belmont Head is revealed

Belmont Head is revealed

Harrogate’s Belmont Grosvenor School has appointed a new Headmistress.

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Return to Starbeck school for head

Return to Starbeck school for head

A Headteacher has returned to take the helm of the primary school where he was once a pupil.

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