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Ashville College set to welcome tenth Headmaster in 140 years

Ashville College will welcome its tenth Headmaster in the schools 140 year history, when the current leader steps down in 2018.

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Greystone Community Primary School, Ripon (1703014AM2). Photo by Adrian Murray

School of the Week: Ripon Greystone Community Primary School

Ripon Greystone Community Primary School is situated in the North Yorkshire city of Ripon. The school has 173 pupils on roll including the nursery. This is a significant increase from the same time last year. The school has six classes; mostly mixed age year groups.

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Ray Quinn

Crystal Event 2017 at Ripley Castle set to raise funds for Harrogate special school

The Yorkshire region of Variety, The Children’s Charity has announced that this year’s Crystal Event will raise funds for Springwater Special School in Harrogate.

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The boys from 20 Platoon. Eighty junior soldiers volunteered their own time to build the new path. Picture: HSTC

Junior soldiers lend helping hand to Harrogate sport centre

Junior soldiers from Harrogate's Army Foundation College have volunteered their own time to improve accessibility at a town tennis centre.

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Children and staff at St Wilfrids Catholic Primary School, Ripon (1702145AM1). Photo by Adrian Murray

School of the Week: St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Ripon

St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Ripon is a fabulous place to receive an education.

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Trip of lifetime to Uganda

Trip of lifetime to Uganda

Pupils, staff and parents from Highfield Prep School, part of the Harrogate Ladies’ College family of schools, have returned from the trip of a lifetime to Uganda.

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A team effort: Pupils and staff at Greystone Community Primary School in Ripon.

Ripon school's positive steps towards Ofsted 'good' status

A recent Ofsted inspection found that Greystone Community Primary School is making good progress, despite retaining an overall rating of requiring improvement.

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Teacher set to ride coast solo

Teacher set to ride coast solo

A Harrogate Ladies’ College Science teacher has embarked on a challenging solo cycle in Scotland to raise money for Saint Michael’s Hospice.

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York farmer Charles Mills is gearing up for his second Great Yorkshire Show as show director.  Picture by Simon Hulme.

Ministers urged not to block education at Great Yorkshire Show

Government ministers will be invited to this summer’s Great Yorkshire Show to witness first-hand its educational merits, in a move prompted by concerns that schoolchildren will be denied opportunities to visit the event.

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School expansion starts

School expansion starts

A ten-year development programme to create four new classrooms has started at Cundall Manor School with the ground-breaking ceremony.

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Enterprise teams win awards

Enterprise teams win awards

Teams of budding entrepreneurs from schools across the Harrogate area last week celebrated their business achievements in the Young Enterprise Company Programme awards ceremony.

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Children and staff at Richard Taylor C of E Primary School, Harrogate. Photo by Adrian Murray (1703062AM1)

School of the Week: Richard Taylor Primary School, Harrogate

Richard Taylor C of E Primary School is a thriving, happy and caring community which was first opened in 1785.

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Good Shepherd pupils march on

Good Shepherd pupils march on

Youngsters at St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Harrogate stepped out recently to raise funds for the Good Shepherd Appeal

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Helen Garnham, senior curriculum lead at Harrogate College

Debra Forsythe-Conroy column: Helping students to make a difference

Harrogate College has been working with the local delivery partner for the National Citizen Service across North Yorkshire, East Riding and Stockton (Flying Futures CIC- Community Interest Company) to run interactive workshops focussing on a variety of courses, to encourage participation in the National Citizen Service programmes.

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National recognition for Ripon Grammar

A school’s outstanding performance in last year’s GCSEs has earned it national recognition for the progress of its pupils.

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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

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Bedale High School. Picture: Google Maps

Headteacher of Bedale High steps down following protest over toilet rule

The headteacher of Bedale High School has stepped down just weeks after some forty students protested over a rule which limited how often they could use the toilet.

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A primary school head teacher in Derby demonstrated that children get better grades by wearing slippers.

School Matters column with Dennis Richards

April 1st has come and gone for another year. While perhaps no news outlet will ever match the famous Richard Dimbleby spaghetti “spoof” of many decades ago, the Guardian came close this year with brilliant “wind-up” in relation to a news announcement about George Osborne’s seventh new job.

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Being mayor for the day.

Being mayor for the day.

Pupils at Harrogate prep school Belmont Grosvenor were given the chance to become Mayor for the morning when they welcomed Mayor of Harrogate, Coun Nick Brown as part of their project on local and national democracy.

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Children and staff at Killinghall CE Primary School (1702073AM1). Photo by Adrian Murray

School of the Week: Killinghall CE Primary School

Killinghall CE Primary School is a thriving and expanding school, currently having 111 happy and enthusiastic children. Our aim is to ensure that all our children experience success and enjoy coming to school.

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