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Teaching becoming a job that is ‘just too big an ask’ but many feel trapped in profession

Teaching is fast becoming a job that is “just too big an ask” with many keen to leave to the profession, an expert has warned.

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Rob Burrow at the NSPCC workshop at Seven Hills Primary School, Morley, Leeds.

Leeds Rhinos star Rob Burrow encourages children to talk about abuse

A yorkshire rugby star spoke to primary school pupils about how important it was to talk about abuse, neglect, bullying and anxiety.

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Bold asymmetric shapes and textural interplay from Josie Partridge at Leeds College of Art.

Fashion matters: Young designers create a brave new world

The start of June is Graduate Fashion Week 2017, the launchpad for talented young designers following in some famous footsteps. Stephanie Smith showcases the astonishing work of Yorkshire graduates.

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Help with new culture project

An academic is seeking help from the city’s music community for a new project.

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School to celebrate diversity

A new week-long festival celebrating a Leeds school’s rich and diverse culture is being organised in an effort to bring the community together.

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Courtney Boyle.

Courtney Boyle: Police confirm Leeds Beckett University student died in Manchester terror attack

A Leeds Beckett University student who was reported missing following the Manchester bomb blast died in the terror attack, police have confirmed.

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Mr Richard Sheriff, Headteacher of Harrogate Grammar School has confirmed that two students were injured in the Manchester Arena terror attack

Two Harrogate students injured in Manchester terror attack

Two students from Harrogate were among those injured in the Manchester Arena terror attack which killed 22 people including children last night (May 22).
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Leeds is top spot for university graduates

For the city’s thousands of students, the next few weeks will be all about exams and the rush to hand in final year dissertations and course work.

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College masterplan for flagship Leeds city centre site scaled down and delayed after going over budget

College masterplan for flagship Leeds city centre site scaled down and delayed after going over budget

Plans for a brand new college campus on a flagship city centre regeneration site in Leeds have been forced back to the drawing board after the construction costs went over budget.

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Bad parking angers parents

Bad parking during the school run is cited as the number one concern with a third of parents as their biggest gripe.

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Student scoops national award

An inspirational young woman who is severely visually impaired has won a national award.

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YEP Says: Pupils must go to school every day

YEP Says: Pupils must go to school every day

IT is certainly worrying that Yorkshire has the highest rates in the whole country for unauthorised absences.

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Jill Wood, Headteacher at Little London Community Primary School. PIC: James Hardisty

Web poll: Was this Leeds headteacher right to boycott SATs?

Leeds headteacher Jill Wood was so upset by her 10 and 11-year-old pupils being in “floods of tears” during SATS exams she decided not to run them at her school this year, despite the move putting her job under threat.

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Rising numbers of children are seeking help due to exam stress, according to Childline. Picture: PA.

Leeds children missing school

Thousands of children are persistently missing school in Leeds, new figures show, with the city also having the highest figures for the region for the number of term time holidays.

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Jill Wood, headteacher at Little London Primary School, Leeds, has put her job on the line after refusing to run SATS this year. Picture: James Hardisty.

Leeds headteacher bans ‘ridiculous’ SATS tests

A Leeds headteacher was so upset by her 10 and 11-year-old pupils being in “floods of tears” during SATS exams she decided not to run them at her school this year, despite the move putting her job under threat.

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SPORT DAY: Some of the pupils taking part in the Carr Manor Dash recently.

Leeds students enjoy annual Dash event

A Leeds school held their annual Carr Manor Dash recently.

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Nursery’s joy at being rated ‘good’ once more

The owner of a Leeds day nursery that went from being rated good, inadequate and good again by Ofsted in the space of six months says she is delighted it has been restored back to its “rightful place”.

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The Leeds College of Art.

Student slams decision to close adult short courses at Leeds art college

A decision to close adult short courses at the Leeds College of Art “came out of the blue” according to a student who has criticised the move, which he says will take hundreds of pupils out of education.

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Aliko Sichinga, of Leeds, is helping launch a nationwide campaign for British Sign Language (BSL) to be taught in schools.

Aliko wants the ‘Right to Sign’

A YOUNG woman from Leeds has helped launch a nationwide campaign for British Sign Language (BSL) to be taught in schools.

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