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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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Pupils and staff at Greystone Community Primary School in Ripon with interim headteacher Victoria Kirkman.

Ripon school announces move to academy status

The interim headteacher of Greystone Community Primary School in Ripon said she is excited about "making educational history" in the city, ahead of the school becoming the first primary in North Yorkshire to join the Outwood Grange Academies Trust.
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England lifesaving call up for Laura

England lifesaving call up for Laura

An Ashville College swimming instructor has been appointed as England Lifesaving Coach.

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Pupils make their votes count

Pupils make their votes count

Students from Year 7 to Year 10 at Harrogate Grammar School have been involved in recent weeks in organising a mock election to coincide with the national General Election.

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Peter Cowdrey, from Planet Bird Song, with pupils from St Cuthberts Primary, Pateley Bridge. Picture; James Hardisty

Nidderdale dawn chorus with a difference

Children are being recruited to record birdsong and compose the sounds into music as part of attempts to inspire a new generation to protect wildlife in North Yorkshire.

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Labour swing echoed at school

Labour swing echoed at school

In what proved to be a reflection of the unexpected results across the country, the Labour party’s votes increased in the Rossett School mock election with the student Labour party winning overall.

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Pupils clean up neighbourhood

Pupils clean up neighbourhood

Oatlands Infant School ECO Council and School Council took part in a Big Tidy Up project as part of Keep Britain Tidy.

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A previous St Mary's Catholic Primary School fair success.

Knaresborough school celebrating 50th anniversary with a trip down memory lane

A Knaresborough school's 50th anniversary celebrations will bring together former pupils and teachers to take a trip down memory lane and share fond memories.
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Learning about the appliance of science

Learning about the appliance of science

The project scientist on the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission has taken students from Ashville College on a cosmic journey to the final frontier.

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Thai boxing champ teaches skills

Thai boxing champ teaches skills

Twenty sports leaders from St John Fisher were honoured to spend the day with Thai Boxing World Champion Rachael Mackenzie during the Sky Sports Living For Sport Project.

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Headteacher Andrew Symonds with children at Richard Taylor CE Primary. Picture: Adrian Murray

Harrogate Headteacher's "incredible" pride in 'Good' Ofsted report

Staff and students at a Harrogate primary school have been praised by their headteacher after  receiving a ‘good’ rating in a recent Ofsted inspection.

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There will be farm animals, machinery, ferret racing, dry stone walling, pond dipping, cooking and more

Children set to flock to showground for Countryside Days

More than 6,000 children from across Yorkshire are set to flock to the showground for Countryside Days next week.

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Eye-catching designs start in go kart race

Eye-catching designs start in go kart race

Daredevil pupils from Cundall Manor school provided entertainment for a large crowd of friends and family as the annual Cundall Go-Kart Race returned.

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Silver medals for swimming duo

Silver medals for swimming duo

Two Ashville College pupils have won silver medals at a national schools swimming tournament.

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Ruby day for Brackenfield School

Ruby day for Brackenfield School

Brackenfield School on Harrogate’s Duchy Road celebrated their 40th Anniversary recently.

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School netball team win Vase

School netball team win Vase

Pupils from Harrogate Ladies’ College were recently crowned champions of the Challenger Vase Tournament when they travelled to Disneyland® Paris to compete in the Junior International Netball Festival.

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Swimming stars crowned champs

Swimming stars crowned champs

Harrogate Grammar School were recently crowned champions in the Leeds Schools and District swimming competition.

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New head boy and girl elected

New head boy and girl elected

Rossett students have elected a new head girl and head boy after a close-run race for the posts.

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SATS pupils picnic at the castle

SATS pupils picnic at the castle

Ripley Primary Year 6 pupils celebrated finishing their SATs last week with a picnic in the grounds of Ripley Castle.

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New Thai’s for local schools

New Thai’s for local schools

Two schools from the Wetherby area had an international feel to lessons.

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