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Parents talk of 'chaos' outside Sheffield school after evacuation

Concerned parents whose children were evacuated from a Sheffield school this morning have described 'chaos' outside the gates.
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Birley Academy

Sheffield school evacuated after 'police' incident

Students at a Sheffield school have been evacuated and sent home following a 'police' incident, parents have revealed.
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Disability Action Yorkshire have said students must still be supported

Free transport for special needs pupils in North Yorkshire faces consultation

A plan must be put in place to support people with special needs or disabilities accessing education if a county transport scheme is cut say campaigners.
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Harrogate residents say "the real antisocial issue is alcohol not cannabis"

Residents have had their say on the “growing concern” of cannabis misuse in Harrogate town centre.

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University of Leeds takes delivery of 27 Steinway pianos

the Steinway & Sons name has been synonymous with the finest pianos since 1853.

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NEW CHALLENGE: Founding principal Sarah Horsbrough.

Principal of new Leeds school goes back to roots

The founding principal of a new £5m primary school that is set to be built in South Leeds is hoping to use her own experiences in education to prove that pupils from any background can achieve their goals.

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Founding principal goes back to her roots to open new primary school in Leeds

Founding principal goes back to her roots to open new primary school in Leeds

The founding principal of a new £5m primary school that is set to be built in Yorkshire’s biggest city is hoping to use her own experiences in education to prove that pupils from any background can achieve their goals.

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Sarah Horsbrough

The Yorkshire Post says: Inspirational teachers give pupils a chance to shine

As numerous teachers will attest, it is a sad reality that too many children believe their background holds them back from achieving their ambitions in life and affects the way they approach their time in school.

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The Yorkshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Yorkshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

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Former Bishop Burton College principal Jeanette Dawson

Bishop Burton College principal 'mismanagement' case passed to regulator

The case of college principal Jeanette Dawson has been passed to the body which regulates further education colleges.
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These are the eight Leeds primary schools that aren't meeting government standards

These are the eight Leeds primary schools that aren't meeting government standards

Eight local primary schools are failing to bring enough pupils up to national education standards by the time they leave.

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Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables.

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Royal Navy pilot lands helicopter in grounds of his old school in Yorkshire

It was a careers talk with a difference.

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Business links with China are crucial to the region's future, argues Professor Sir Keith Burnett.

Sir Keith Burnett: Why Sheffield’s future is interwoven with China’s ambitions

IT was one of those moments when the past meets the future. I was standing in the Composites Centre of our university’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre looking at an astonishing piece of machinery.

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Some schools have not had a good Ofsted inspection for 10 years

‘Don’t use disadvantaged pupils as excuse for badly-run schools’

Disadvantaged pupils should not be used as an excuse for chronically under-achieving schools, the head of Ofsted has warned, as it was revealed that more than 130 have consistently under-performed for a decade.

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Yorkshire teacher who told pupil he 'fancied her all through school' is banned

A PE teacher who told a student to "come in a box" to his house so that he could "unwrap her" has been banned from the profession.
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How will Harrogate mental health decisions affect our police?

The Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police has spoken out about the challenges in the force in light of decisions around mental health provisions in Harrogate.

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Leeds scientists working on filter which could make sea water drinkable

Leeds scientists working on filter which could make sea water drinkable

Scientists at the University of Leeds are to work on a project which could help ensure cleaner drinking water for millions of people in the developing world.

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Chief Constable of NYP Dave Jones.

Cannabis misuse in Harrogate is 'growing concern' for councillors

Harrogate Borough Councillors have raised concerns with the police around the misuse of cannabis amongst young people in the district.
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