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Leeds school alert: Pervert's sickening post as pupils chat online

A warning has been issued to parents in Leeds today after a serious sexual offence was committed in front of primary school children.
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PHYSICS: Dr Samuel Gregson collecting particles from the students.

Explosions and scientific testing at Leeds school

Students from Allerton Grange School have been learning about particle physics during a fun and interactive visit from scientist and part-time comedian Dr Samuel Gregson.

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READING HUB: Author Phil Earl with Ryecroft Academy pupils in their new reading hub.

West Leeds: Hub opens for the love of reading

popular children’s author Phil Earl attended Ryecroft Academy in Farnley yesterday to officially open their new reading hub.

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Generation Next: Aadam Katharada, Saajid Hafez, Maariyah Tailor and Zahra Ali, all 10, with mentors Nabila Ayub, Ajaz Ahmed, Bernard Ginns and Griselda Togobo

Role models project is creating a mosaic of future Yorkshire talent

A network of professionals from across Leeds and West Yorkshire gathered to celebrate a mentoring programme which is transforming the lives of hundreds of young people from disadvantaged or difficult backgrounds.

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WORK:  Transmission was conceived by Becs Andrews during her time as DARE cultural fellow.

Leeds features in shortlist for inaugural DARE Art Prize

Opera North and the University of Leeds’ Cultural Institute have announced the shortlist for their inaugural DARE Art Prize.

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Five Leeds secondary schools fail to hit pupils’ progress targets

Five secondary schools in the Leeds district have failed to hit a new target for measuring pupils’ progress, it was revealed yesterday.

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Video: Let It Shine singer visits Leeds primary school

Let it Shine singer Curtis T Johns made a surprise visit to a primary school in Leeds to talk and sing for pupils.

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Students at Park Lane College, Leeds.

Leeds students combat social stigma in new exhibition

A group of creative students are raising awareness about mental health issues as part of a new interactive exhibition in Leeds.

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Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Over 40 schools in North and West Yorkshire have been visited by army bomb disposal experts after it was discovered they were storing a potentially hazardous chemical on their premises.

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Drug-driver admits running down Leeds academic while fleeing police

A drug-using driver today admitted causing the death of a respected Leeds academic who was killed after being struck by a car which was being pursued by police.

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Films in running for awards

films by Leeds Beckett University students have been shortlisted in the regional round of national awards.

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Leeds and Wakefield secondary league tables in full: How does YOUR school rate?

Five of the 38 secondary schools in the Leeds district are revealed today to be under-performing.

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Shakespeare Primary School.

Plan for more Leeds school places

A school in east Leeds will be moved to a new site as part of a multi-million pound project to double its amount of places in the face of increasing demand.

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The Carriageworks Young Theatre Makers rehearse their performance piece Light the Dark ahead of their involvement in the citys civic commemoration held on Sunday 22 January at Leeds Town Hall from 2pm to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY: Leeds event to shine a light on dark times

An event to remember those who were persecuted and died during the Holocaust and other genocides is to be held in Leeds on Sunday.

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Leeds reseachers unleash paw-fect way to enjoy walkies

Academics have come up with the paw-fect solution to getting the most out your pooch’s walkies.

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West Yorkshire school boss paid £25,000 a month

A chain of academy schools paid its temporary boss £127,000 for five months’ work via his private company, it has emerged.

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100 young people graduate from Leeds Children's University during a ceremony at Leeds Trinity University.  
Pictured are Francis Shelley, 10, and Ari's Ntermtziou, 11,  from Carr Manor Primary School celebrating in their gowns.
10 January 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Primary pupils in graduation joy

More than 100 children from five schools have graduated from Leeds Children’s University after taking part in 4000 hours of learning activities outside of the classroom.

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Kalvin Phillips took a coaching session at Allerton Grange School

Leeds United star inspires football girls

Young footballers at Allerton Grange School got a shock when a Leeds United star dropped by to give them some tips.

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BT opens work placement scheme for young Leeds jobseekers

BT opens work placement scheme for young Leeds jobseekers

Do you know a young person looking for an apprenticeship scheme with a top company?

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