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Student gain top performing arts roles

Harrogate Grammar School’s Performing Arts students have been gained offers from top universities and theatre companies in the UK.

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Nursery marks tenth year in style

Nursery marks tenth year in style

A Harrogate nursery has celebrated its 10th birthday with a party for pre-schoolers and some very special guests.

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Mosaic pieces together art work

Mosaic pieces together art work

Nidderdale High School celebrated the addition of a mosaic plaque placed in the school grounds to commemorate the Tour de Yorkshire and the great collaboration of work between this school and its supportive community.

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Journey from college to life

Journey from college to life

An inspirational story of a former student’s journey to leaving home after college was shared with this year’s crop of students graduating from Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate at a recent ceremony.

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NICE way to look back on school year

NICE way to look back on school year

Nidderdale High School have celebrated their NICE (Nidderdale Individual Curriculum and Enrichment) day programme.

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England manager inspires girls

England manager inspires girls

Harrogate Ladies’ College welcomed England Football Manager, Gareth Southgate, as guest of honour at its annual Speech Day recently.

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The Class of 2017 at the first ever Ashville College Graduation Ceremony

American students celebrate Independence Day with unique graduation ceremony

Eleven Sixth Formers from a Harrogate school celebrated a one of a kind American Independence Day by participating in their own graduation ceremony.

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Pupils climb high in £10k schools STEM challenge

Pupils climb high in £10k schools STEM challenge

An idea to develop a climbing wall to expand opportunities for all age groups and abilities in Pateley Bridge has secured Nidderdale High School and Community College a runners-up place in a regional competition sponsored by Drax Power, with a total prize fund of £10,000.

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Dame Kelly Holmes with the head boys and girls at Cundall Manor School.

Olympian Kelly delivers rousing speech at school

A North Yorkshire school welcomed a double Olympic Gold winning medallist to deliver a unique lesson about resilience and hard work.

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Peppa Pig, Sleeping Beauty and Marshall from Paw Patrol were on hand to help the Magic Tree Nursery to celebrate its 10th birthday.

Special guests at pre-school party

A Harrogate-based nursery celebrated its 10th birthday with a special party for its pre-schoolers.

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Several schools across the district will be unable to provide additional classroom places due to the lack of land

Local plan: More land needed for Harrogate schools if additional sites get go-ahead

As additional housing developments are proposed across the district council documents show several schools will need more land to help meet the future demand for school places.

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The photography department forms part of the expanded Art and Design School at Harrogate College.

The Harrogate College column with Debra Forsythe-Conroy

The college has often been described as a hidden gem with a rich history in some key specialisms. The photographic department is a great example of this!

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Don’t miss our 12-page proms picture special in this week’s Advertiser

Don’t miss our 12-page proms picture special in this week’s Advertiser

It’s that time of the year again - students at schools around the Harrogate District have been attending their end of year proms.

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Students shine in Sherbies

Students shine in Sherbies

Sherburn High School celebrated students’ achievements in style at their sixth annual Sherbie Awards Evenings last week.

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Pupils in Race for Life

Pupils in Race for Life

Tadcaster Grammar School students and staff took up the challenge to join in the School’s Race for Life and united in their quest to beat cancer.

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School scores high in staff development

School scores high in staff development

A leading Harrogate school has been recognised for the quality of its professional development offered to its staff.

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New head boy and girl appointed

New head boy and girl appointed

After a rigorous selection process including formal interviews, hustings and presentations, Harrogate Grammar School has declared Ellen Young as Head Girl and George Kendall as Head Boy for June 2017-May 2018. Amy Wotherspoon, Jacob Connell, Tom Godfrey, Izzy Wood, Eve Long and Ed Lee have been appointed as Deputies.

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Cross country entries flood in

Cross country entries flood in

Skelton Newby Hall CE Primary School recently hosted its annual Newby Hall Cross Country event for 400 local primary children.

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Mr Lamberton said he knew his sons wouldn't wear their hats or sun cream if they weren't with him.

Small schools across rural Yorkshire at risk from funding crisis

A funding crisis gripping schools across rural Yorkshire has led to grave fears that countryside communities will witness a succession of closures as financial deficits spiral and pupil numbers dramatically reduce.

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Slipper day to boost learning

Slipper day to boost learning

Boys and girls at Highfield Prep School welcomed a day of shoeless learning recently when they wore slippers at school.

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