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Academy trust disputes 'Inadequate' rating after Ofsted criticises Pontefract school leaders

An academy trust has not taken effective action to address failings at a secondary school, the education watchdog has found.
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A still from the film, 'Hope'.

Teenagers’ film up for accolades

A new animated film created by schoolgirls has been nominated for two accolades in the Leeds Young Filmmakers’ Golden Owl Awards.

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Red Nose Day in Leeds: Your photos of Comic Relief celebrations

Red Nose Day in Leeds: Your photos of Comic Relief celebrations

It's Comic Relief in Leeds!
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Leeds school to close today following Ofsted inspection

A Leeds school is to close for a staff training day today to address issues raised after a recent Ofsted inspection report was critical of past leadership and concluded the school “requires improvement.”

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Invitation to ‘Be Curious’

People can see one of the most powerful electron microscopes in the world at the University of Leeds’ ‘Be Curious’ event.

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Thousands of Englands schools are being blighted bysegregation linked to a students ethnicity or social status, new research reveals.

Schools blighted by segregation as Yorkshire district is named as one of the most divided

Thousands of England’s schools are being blighted by segregation linked to a student’s ethnicity or social status with a Yorkshire district named as one of the most divided areas within the country, new research has revealed today.

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Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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The winning team at Holy Rosary and St Anne's Primary School.

‘Underdog’ pupils at Leeds school win county athletics contest

‘Underdog’ pupils at an inner-city school with few facilities and limited outdoor space have beaten the odds to win a West Yorkshire-wide athletics competition.

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New high rise upmarket student flats to be built in Leeds city centre

New high rise upmarket student flats to be built in Leeds city centre

A NEW high rise flats building in Leeds city centre is set to “raise the bar” for student living in Leeds city centre.

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Efforts are being made to reduce exclusion rates in schools in Rotherham

Questions over top Leeds arts school

Education bosses are facing questions over the events leading up to a top performing arts school closing to new students.

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Yorkshire students turn models for top fashion photographer

Yorkshire students turn models for top fashion photographer

School children from across Yorkshire become models for a top fashion photographer in a new exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield.

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The UKs first professor of race and education will take up her post at Leeds Beckett next month.

University appoints the UK’s first professor of race and education

The UK’s first professor of race and education will take up her post at Leeds Beckett next month as the university moves to address inequality in education.

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Moor Allerton Hall and Allerton C of E primary schools will each take on 30 extra pupils this year.

Two Leeds schools expand to tackle primary ‘black hole’

TWO primary schools in Leeds will take on 60 extra pupils in September to tackle the primary school places “black hole” in the north of the city.

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Moor Allerton Hall and Allerton C of E primary schools will each take on 30 extra pupils this year.

Leeds primary schools expand classes to tackle shortage

Two primary schools in Leeds will take on 60 extra pupils in September to tackle the primary school places “black hole” in the north of the city.
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New courses for over-60s

A university is calling on the over-60s to join new filmmaking and theatre courses.

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Latest stage of Leeds primary school expansion plan is approved

COUNCIL chiefs have approved the latest stage of proposals to increase the size of a west Leeds primary school which is set to see pupil numbers double.

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Ann Maguire was stabbed to death at a school in Leeds in 2014.

Family of murdered Leeds teacher Ann Maguire fear vital evidence won’t be heard at inquest

The inquest into the death of murdered Leeds teacher Ann Maguire has been put back by several months after her family claimed potentially vital evidence would not be heard.

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Priesthorpe School to become an academy

A secondary school in Pudsey is set to join the growing number of Leeds schools that are overseen by the Co-operative Academies Trust.

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400-metre junk food ‘exclusion zones’ to be imposed around Leeds schools

400-metre junk food ‘exclusion zones’ to be imposed around Leeds schools

A 400 metre junk food ‘exclusion zone’ is set to be imposed around Leeds’s schools as the city bids to tackle a growing obesity epidemic.

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Leeds school pupils debate the big issues for Comic Relief

Leeds schoolchildren took on the big issues of the day as part of a debate competition.

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