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Schools given £4m facelift by county council

North Yorkshire’s school year has got off to a sparkling start after an extensive £4m programme of school maintenance and improvement works during the summer across the county.

Education
Pupils’ clean sweep in LAMDA exams

Pupils’ clean sweep in LAMDA exams

For a second year running, Brackenfield pupils are celebrating a clean sweep of distinctions in their recent speech and drama LAMDA exams.

Education

New Harrogate School opens

Ashville Prep School, which opened its doors to pupils for the first time this week, has been formed by the merger of Ashville Pre-Prep and Junior Schools, and will be led by headteacher Simon Bailey.

Education
Picture perfect start to 2017 year

Picture perfect start to 2017 year

St Aidan’s and St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form welcomed their Year 12 students on September 6.

Education
Pupils at Glasshouses Community Primary School were welcomed to the start of a new term by Nicola Thornber

Welcome the new head of Glasshouses Community Primary School

Time has flown by for the new head teacher of a small primary school in Nidderdale after she took a chance to pursue teaching 11 years ago.

Education

Video: Delve into the sewers of Harrogate - the blockage hotspot

As Harrogate continues to be a hotspot for blocked sewers, Yorkshire Water offered the Harrogate Advertiser an exclusive visit to one of the town’s problem areas, to uncover the some of the murky myths behind our wastewater system and find out exactly what we should and shouldn’t be flushing down the toilet...

Environment
Top award for Rossett manager

Top award for Rossett manager

A Harrogate man has won a top award in recognition of his outstanding support at Rossett School.

Education
New head for 140-year-old college

New head for 140-year-old college

A Harrogate school - which this year celebrates its 140th anniversary - has started the new academic year with a new headmaster.

Education
The decision was made onCoppice Valley Nursery yesterday (Thursday, September 7) by Harrogate Borough Council

New government childcare scheme rejected for Harrogate nursery

A national initiative doubling the hours of free childcare has been rejected to maintain provision at a council-run nursery.
News
Steve Drew proudly shows off some produce he made earlier! Picture: Adrian Murray

How Harrogate's smallest vegetables are making some big progress

A man on a mission to find a home for his 'microgreens' business venture may have found just the ticket while helping a Harrogate charity too.

Business
Made in Sheffield - Sheffield Precision Medical Ltd. Pictured is Apprentice Connor Birch. Picture: Chris Etchells

Debra Forsythe-Conroy: It’s that time of year again

This time of year brings life changing decisions for many who are considering their next steps following school and whether to explore opportunities in Further Education or Higher Education; University or College.

Opinion
Pupils’ design wins new playhouse

Pupils’ design wins new playhouse

Children at Markington Pre-school have been rewarded for their creative skills with a brand-new playhouse from Forest Garden.

Education
The Play Away Day Nursery, one of Funcare's three nurseries in Harrogate (s).

Harrogate businesswoman warns of ‘major flaws’ over new free nursery care scheme

The start of this month saw the launch of something which, on paper, should be a cause for celebration for every parent across the land.

Education
The 24 route carries passengers from Nidderdale to Harrogate Bus Station

New service for St Aidan's pupils after bus withdrawl as school term loomed

Transport for Nidderdale pupils has been secured after the unexpected withdrawal of a bus service as the school term loomed.

Transport
North Yorkshire County Council has been working to fill gaps in school transport

County makes progress on school transport

COUNTY council officials believe all North Yorkshire pupils will be able to get to school on Monday despite the death of a major transport provider.

Education
Celebration of achievements

Celebration of achievements

Highfield Prep School welcomed Children of Hope Director, Juliet Burd to school recently as the community came together to celebrate the pupils’ successes during the academic year at its annual Speech Day.

Education
School needs your vote to be awarded £25,000 for education funding

School needs your vote to be awarded £25,000 for education funding

Bilton Grange Primary School is asking for the support of the local community as they bid for £25,000 of funding from The One Family Foundation.

Education
Pupils have received their GCSE results today.

GCSEs 2017: Your results guide for North Yorkshire

Here are the GCSE results from the schools across North Yorkshire.

Education
Juliana Kalniana, A*, Yusuf Khan, 9A*, Hansa Khan, 8A*, Iqra Hussain, 9A*, Arman Khan, 9A* and Alex Funk 9A* looking at their results at Dixons Trinity Academy, Bradford. Picture Bruce Rollinson

GCSEs 2017: The results are in, so what should you do now? The advice you need to know...

Whether the results were good or bad, the question of what to do next is one on the lips of thousands of pupils this morning as they look to life after GCSEs.
Education
GCSE pass rates have fallen this year across the UK overall.

GCSEs 2017: UK pass rates fall as major exams shake-up causes controversy

Around 50,000 English and maths GCSEs were awarded the new highest grade this summer, as the impact of the biggest shake-up of exams for a generation began to be felt.

Education
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