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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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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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Opposition rises against plans for new Leeds school

Senior councillors are set to approve plans to build a new secondary school on protected green space in Leeds which would provide places for 1,200 pupils despite a wave of opposition.

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What can be done to boost academic attainment?

Andrew Adonis: Whole cities and towns are in grip of a social crisis

WE are in the grip of a social crisis. Half or more of the country have been left behind, while the rest of Britain went to university, modernised and globalised. This is not just about individuals and families, but communities, even whole towns and cities.

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New research school launched to raise standards in the classroom

Teachers in a Yorkshire city will be given extra support to make better use of evidence to inform their teaching and learning so that they can make a major difference in the classroom.

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Head of Latin and Classics at High Storrs school, Gina Johnson

Former pupils pledge money in campaign to save Latin at last Sheffield state school to teach it

Former pupils at the last state school in Sheffield to teach Latin have backed its crowdfunding campaign to raise the £100,000 it needs to save the subject.

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Gina Johnson, head of Classics at High Storrs School, Sheffield.

Quid pro quo: Sheffield state school takes to crowdfunding to keep Latin lessons alive

ONE of Yorkshire’s last remaining Latin departments has embraced 21st century technology to try to prevent a subject that was once as much a part of classroom life as times tables becoming lingua mortua.

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Who should take the credit for improvements in literacy?

Tom Richmond: Schools Minister could do with a lesson in humility and let Ed Balls take some credit

I’M sorry to report that Nick Gibb, the Schools Standards Minister, now finds himself on the growing list of politicians who could do with a lesson in courtesy.

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Education must be a ladder of opportunity for all, argues Robert Halfon MP.

Robert Halfon: Why education must be an opportunity for all on the ladder to future success

GOOD schools can bring the ladder of opportunity to the feet of disadvantaged pupils.

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£3.8 million refurbished gym to open in Harrogate this weekend

Ashville Sports Centre in Harrogate will throw open its doors to the public to unveil its new look following a £3.8m refurbishment.
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