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Pupil lands role in new musical

A St Aidans C of E High School student is following in the footsteps of Brit Award winner Ed Sheeran and Grammy Award nominee Sam Smith.

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Denise Craven (left) speaks to Prince Charles while Julie Crossman (bottom right) speaks to the Duchess of Cornwall during their royal visit to the Sir Robert Ogden Centre.'Credit: HDFT

Harrogate leads UK with new cancer treatment school

Harrogate has become a UK leader with the launch of a new school to teach revolutionary forms of treatment for cancer patients.
Health
Schools answer rounders quest

Schools answer rounders quest

Ten teams from across Yorkshire and beyond competed for the annual U11 Cundall Manor Invitational Rounders Tournament with the host team claiming victory in a tense game against a strong St Olave’s from York.

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Debra Forsythe-Conroy, former principal of Harrogate College and MP Andrew Jones.

Merger in 1998 lead to very turbulent times after many decades of success for Harrogate College

Despite the best efforts of everyone at Harrogate College, its story in recent years has sometimes seemed like watching a ship struggle quietly against the waves in slow motion.

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President of Harrogate and District Chamber of Commerce, Steve Scarre, wants control of Harrogate Town to return to Harrogate.

'Harrogate College has been a sleeping giant for too long'

In a town which relies on the service sector and the tourist trade to a large extent, Harrogate College, the town’s prime institution for further education for young students and adult learners alike, by necessity has a key role to play, writes GRAHAM CHALMERS.
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President of Harrogate and District Chamber of Commerce, Steve Scarre, wants control of Harrogate Town to return to Harrogate.

'Harrogate College has been a sleeping giant for too long'

In a town which relies on the service sector and the tourist trade to a large extent, Harrogate College, the town’s prime institution for further education for young students and adult learners alike, by necessity has a key role to play, writes GRAHAM CHALMERS.
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Harrogate College.

Time for action say business leaders: 'It’s time Harrogate College belonged to Harrogate again'

The president of Harrogate’s leading body representing businesses has called for control over Harrogate College to be put back in the town’s own hands.
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A teacher is wanted for the Isle of Muck. Pictures: Geograph/WikiCommons/ CC

Wanted: School with only ten pupils needs a new teacher... but its on a remote Scottish Island 370 miles away

A tiny school on a remote Scottish island has taken to social media in the hope of finding a new teacher for its ten pupils.
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A review into how Harrogate and Knaresborough are performing has been issued by North Yorkshire County Council.

Harrogate factfile: County Council report reveals district's performance in education, traffic and affluency

Harrogate and Knaresborough has scored top marks in a County Council profile which shows all seven secondary schools in the twin towns have been rated by OFSTED as either "good" or "outstanding."
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Ello ello it’s Bobby the police tractor

Ello ello it’s Bobby the police tractor

A unique police tractor – decked out with ‘blues and twos’ and authentic police livery visited Oatlands Infant school in Harrogate.

Education
Dom Bradley of the Dry Stone Wall Association with pupils from Follifoot School in 2008.

Retro: Thousands of children gathered in Harrogate for Countryside Days show

Thousands of schoolchildren from across the Harrogate District gathered at the Great Yorkshire Showground in June 2008.

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Alec Shelbrooke MP Elmet and Rothwell⬦pictured in Garforth   21st aril 2018

Time to improve standards at schools

It’s time to move on and improve standards of secondary education in Boston Spa and Wetherby says MP Alec Shelbrooke.

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Boston Spa School headteacher Christopher Walsh.

Boston Spa go-ahead to join academies Trust

Boston Spa school has been granted its academisation by Schools Minister Lord Agnew, it has been announced this afternoon.

Education
School raises a smile for Hospice

School raises a smile for Hospice

When Harewood C of E Primary School children formed their first school council just over a year ago they never dreamt what they could achieve.

Education
Staveley’s prize winning tree house

Staveley’s prize winning tree house

Pupils from Reception, Year 1 and Year 2, at Staveley Community Primary made a fantastic tree house to win first prize at Harrogate Spring Flower Show.

Education
Major science scheme launches

Major science scheme launches

Rossett Acre School is one of the first schools in the UK to have been selected to take part in the international Girls4Tech initiative from Mastercard company Vocalink.

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Kate Whalley was hit by a black Ford Fiesta ST on the A660 Leeds Road, Pool-in-Wharfedale.

Harrogate man admits causing death by dangerous driving over death of 18-year-old Leeds student on A660

A man has pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving after an 18-year-old student was hit by a car and killed.
Crime

How to survive the exam season as a parent (or grandparent)

It is one of life’s searing injustices that, just as the weather heats up, so does the exam season.
Education

Here’s how you can help your child cope with exam stress

It’s high time we examined increasing pressure being brought to bear on exam pupils.
Education
North Yorkshire County Council has approved the School's Capital Programme

How £13 million could bolster North Yorkshire's schools

Approval has been given for a multi-million pound spend to modernise and upgrade the county’s schools.

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