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MP to take battle for two schools to Ministers

MP Alec Shelbrooke will ask government Ministers to hold a summit with the leadership of Boston Spa and Wetherby High Schools to consider options to provide two separate outstanding schools in the area.

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Designs on energy superhero

Designs on energy superhero

Coppice Valley Primary pupil Daisy, five, has been crowned the winner of CNG’s Design a Superhero competition.

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Sherburn students wage war on plastic

Sherburn students wage war on plastic

A team of intrepid environmentalists at Sherburn High School have set up a steering group to address the issue of plastic waste at the site.

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Top marks for training

Top marks for training

An initiative in Harrogate and Ripon schools to provide aspiring teachers with real classroom experience has received a glowing report in its first government inspection.

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Pupils from Boston Spa School,  with their headteacher Mr Christopher Walsh (second right)  and Sir  John Townsley the  Gorse Academies Trust Chief Executive (right).

Pupil numbers ‘are in decline’

Leading councillors say there are not enough pupils to support two secondary schools in the area.

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Harrogate students quiz Antarctic scientist

Harrogate students quiz Antarctic scientist

To mark World Antarctica Day in December, which celebrates the signing of the Antarctic Treaty in 1959,

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Boston Spa School.  7 dec 2005  strike

Political storm blows up over education

David Lloyd George once said “there are greater storms in politics than you’ll ever find at sea”, writes Wetherby MP Alec Shelbrooke.

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Claire shaves locks for charity

Claire shaves locks for charity

Like many women, 20-year-old Claire Jade McGeever loves her hair and likes to experiment with different hairstyles and colours.

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Campaigners have put up banners in Boston Spa.

Yorkshire MP and head end row over school future

A Yorkshire MP embroiled in a row with a headteacher over controversial plans to merge two schools has stressed their divisions have been resolved after discussions spilled over into a public spat.

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The importance of reading

The importance of reading

This is Coach D. It is 17.59 and I am travelling by train from Birmingham to Harrogate, writes Harrogate Grammar School Associate Headteacher Neil Renton.

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Elmet and Rothwell MP Alec Shelbrooke.

War of words breaks out between MP and Boston Spa headteacher

A row has broken out between an MP and a headteacher who have both accused each other of lying over plans to merge two Leeds schools.
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New generation of Listeners

New generation of Listeners

Young students will have all the help they need thanks to a new team of Sixth Form Listeners at Rossett School.

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Pupils from Boston Spa Academy, with their headteacher Chris Walsh (second left) and Sir John Townsley, The Gorse Academies Trust Chief Executive (left).

UPDATED: Headteacher's frank letter to parents about under-threat Leeds school

The headteacher at a Leeds school has criticised shock council plans to close the secondary and sell-off the land and has urged the community to campaign against the proposals.
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The Rotary Technology Tournament will see students compete to a tight time schedule

Students take on technology challenge

St Aidan’s Church of England High School, on Oatlands Drive, is set to host the 17th annual Rotary Technology Tournament next Tuesday (6 February).

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Cultivating a green friendship

Cultivating a green friendship

A horticultural business in Whixley is continuing its work alongside Kirk Hammerton School and Nursery School, to help educate pupils about horticulture.

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Oxford and Cambridge offers

Oxford and Cambridge offers

Fifteen students from St Aidan’s and St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge for 2018.

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Sherburn High celebrates top A Level results

Sherburn High celebrates top A Level results

Sherburn High School Post 16 students and staff are celebrating as they topped the league tables in North Yorkshire for A level results.

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Secondary school league tables have been released.

Secondary School league tables: How did Yorkshire do?

More than a quarter of a million children are being taught at underperforming secondary schools, official figures show.
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NAWN 1801161AM1Deputy Head Mark Knight and pupils at Bardsey Primary School celebrate their good Ofsted report. (1801161AM1)

Bardsey Primary keeps Good Ofsted rating

A family atmosphere and improved learning are just some of the key improvements highlighted by a government inspector during a recently Ofsted visit to Bardsey Primary.

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Pupils inspired to spring clean

Pupils inspired to spring clean

Children from Nursery to Year 6 at Markington CE School have spring cleaned their community with a litter pick.

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