Ofsted inspectors praise good Leeds school

A LEEDS school has been praised as being good in all inspection areas in its latest Ofsted report.

Andrew Whitaker 

White Rose Trust

Leeds academy boss sets ‘outstanding’ target for all its schools

THE NEW head of a Leeds academy trust has set the goal of all three of its schools becoming outstanding in three years.


Outstanding aim for Leeds academy trust

THE NEW head of a Leeds academy trust has set the goal of all three of its schools becoming outstanding in three years.

Paul Tarn, chief executive of SPTA which is to become known as Delta Academies Trust.

Major Yorkshire schools chain rebrands itself as Delta Academies as part of drive to improve

YORKSHIRE’S LARGEST academy chain is being rebranded as part of a “root and branch” reform of the organisation to drive up standards.

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Former University of Leeds student Guilia Crouch shares some photographs from her student days.

Q&A: Former Leeds Uni student shares her tips for freshers

As thousands of freshers descend on Leeds to start their university courses, the Yorkshire Evening Post has published a series of special features dedicated to our student population. In our latest report, Abigail Miller spoke to former University of Leeds student Giulia Crouch about her time at the university and in the city.


Making all schools academies ‘will cost taxpayers £320m’

Converting all schools to academy status will cost council taxpayers £320 million, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.

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Leeds’s own Otley Run is ultimate in student initiation

Leeds’s own Otley Run is ultimate in student initiation

One of the most interesting traditions students in Leeds have is the Otley Run.

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Leeds is University of the Year

Leeds University is named ‘University of the Year’

Leeds University has been named University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 after twice finishing runner up for the prize.

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Theresa May's plans for a new generation of grammars will not mean a return to "sink schools" for children who miss out on selection at the age of 11, a senior Cabinet minister has insisted.

YEP Community Forum: Should grammar schools return?

This week, we asked members of the YEP Community Forum to give their views on the government’s proposals to allow new selective grammar schools to open.

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Unipol student home on Hessle Avenue, Leeds. PIC: Unipol

Freshers: How to find the right student house for you in Leeds

It’s no secret that university students make up a large part of Leeds’s population, with most students residing in the Headingley and Hyde Park areas.

The University of Leeds has retained its place in the world rankings.

Leeds universities’ world rankings

TWO of the cities universities have featured in a new global league table for higher education providers.

Leeds Uni’s most expensive reading lists

Leeds Uni’s most expensive reading lists

A survey has revealed which Leeds undergraduates will spend the most on textbooks for their course.

Leedss own Kadeena Cox represented the nations champions at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio last night

Five things you need to know in Leeds today

If you didn’t read the paper this morning - we’ve got you covered. Here are today’s top stories


Leeds secondary school plan for heart of city’s business district

Plans for a new secondary school in the heart of the Leeds business district are being drawn up by government education chiefs.

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Leeds Central Library.   April 27, 2004.

Leeds library closure ‘tragedy’: Funding cut by more than £1 million

More than a third of Leeds libraries have shut in the last five years, the Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal, with funding slashed by more than £1m.

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Play to help parents and carers

An ex Chumbawamba musician has written a play with music to help parents and carers understand issues faced by children moving to secondary school.

ead Tony Harpham, and teachers , Liz Armitage and Bryony Marshall with pupils, Emily, Freddie, Franscesca, Elisabeth, Oscar, Layla,Seb, Beth and Yusef

Kids’ starring roles on first day of big school

Pupils are enjoying a moment in the limelight after appearing on a TV documentary about their daunting first day at primary school.

Leeds Civic Hall

£3m Leeds school expansion plan stalls

A Leeds school has been remodelled so it can cater for increased numbers of pupils after a £3m expansion plan stalled.

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How many of these classics have you read?

Survey finds few children read during holidays

Shocking research has revealed that over two-thirds of children did not read a single book during the summer holidays.

Old Trafford, home of Manchester United. Nick Potts/PA Wire

Leeds school causes Twitter storm by inviting pupils to Manchester United game

A Leeds secondary school has sparked anger among football fans in Leeds by offering parents the chance to send their children to watch Leeds United’s bitter rivals Manchester United.

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