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Return to Starbeck school for head

A Headteacher has returned to take the helm of the primary school where he was once a pupil.

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Cricket superstar at training camp

Cricket superstar at training camp

A former Yorkshire and England International cricketer has inspired youngsters at a Harrogate sports training camp.

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It was standing room only at the Oatlands Junior School consultation meeting. Picture: Google.

Heated public meeting over Oatlands Junior School plans

Tensions flared at a public consultation meeting about Oatlands Junior School’s proposals to expand and become a full primary.

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Hull College in Queens Gardens - with the statue of William Wilberforce - where job cuts are likely.

Union accuses Hull College Group of "bizarre" underhand tactics after it permits ice cream van to sell discounted treats during protest

An education union has accused a Yorkshire college group of "bizarre" underhand tactics when it permitted an ice cream van to sell discounted treats on campus during a protest over staff cuts.
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Pupils turn forensic scientists

Pupils turn forensic scientists

Harrogate Ladies’ College pupils turned forensic scientists to investigate a murder mystery at school recently.

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Pupils in out of this world experience

Pupils from Cundall Manor School were treated to an experience of a lifetime following the visit of a former NASA Astronaut.

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Pupil wins silver in maths contest

Pupil wins silver in maths contest

A Year 6 Ashville pupil has won silver in a national schools mathematics competition for the second year running.

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Oatlands new headteacher

Oatlands Junior School acting headteacher Estelle Weir has been announced as the school’s permanent headteacher.

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Festival success for Starbeck School

Festival success for Starbeck School

Starbeck School musicians have been celebrating their success at the Harrogate Competitive Festival of Music, Speech and Drama.

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Easter Bonnet parade highlight

Easter Bonnet parade highlight

Pupils at Highfield Pre-School donned their Easter Bonnets for a themed parade.

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MP opposes council schools plan

MP opposes council schools plan

MP Alec Shelbrooke has accused Leeds City Council of “pitching one community against the other” in his formal response to a consultation on the future of secondary school provision in Wetherby and Boston Spa.

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Youngsters knit together to help homeless in winter

Youngsters knit together to help homeless in winter

Knitting has proved beneficial in more ways than one after it was introduced in a Harrogate school.

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Harrogate student wins translation competition

Harrogate student wins translation competition

Harrogate Grammar School French A Level students Issy Murray and Amy Barrett recently took part in the first annual national French Translation Competition for A Level students.

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Sherburn in finals

Sherburn in finals

Sherburn High School is in the finals of the Educate North Teaching Awards in the category of Sixth Form of the Year.

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Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft visits Harrogate school

Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft visits Harrogate school

A gold medal winning and ten-time world champion Paralympian wheelchair racer has pitted her sporting wits against the Headmaster of a Harrogate school.

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NADV 1803191AM1 Moon Rock at Willow School. Rosa Gray(8) with a meteorite and fellow class mates Riley Summer(8), Alex Wells, Henry Bell(8), Jemima Johnson-Ware(9) and Brodie Smith (9)((1803191AM1)

Space age lessons delight pupils

Children at Harrogate-based Willow Tree Primary had an out of this world experience in school.

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Lily Nelson (instructor), Carl Nelson, Ben Howard (instructor) and Garry Plant. Picture: Adrian Murray (1803201AM1).

Permanent school exclusions in Harrogate: what is being done to support young people who feel abandoned and written off

Permanent school exclusions can leave dozens of young people feeling abandoned and written off if there isn’t enough support in place, an alternative education provider in Starbeck has warned.

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Hull College in Queens Gardens - with the statue of William Wilberforce - where job cuts are likely. PICTURE: TERRY CARROTT

Lecturers ballot for strike action

STAFF at a Yorkshire college where a third of the college workforce could lose their jobs are being balloted for strike action.

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Supermarket staff help with project

Two of Morrison’s marketing team have had “more reasons” than most to visit Harrogate’s Ashville Prep School.

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Chinese New Year celebrated

Chinese New Year celebrated

Harrogate Grammar School have had reason to celebrate twice in quick succession through outstanding Chinese exam success and Chinese New Year celebrations.

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