Education

Parents ‘in shock’ over proposal to tackle school places shortage

parents have launched a campaign against a new plan to transform a primary and secondary into an “all-through” school to address a places “black hole” in Yorkshire’s biggest city.

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BME Women Liberation Coordinator Martha Adebambo

‘Don’t Touch My Hair’ - call to respect personal boundaries ahead of Leeds Black History Month event

‘Don’t Touch My Hair.’

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Should children be offered pizza and doughnuts as rewards for doing well at school?

Children offered pizza and doughnuts as incentives in school, study finds

Children are being offered unhealthy treats such as pizza and doughnuts as incentives and rewards in school, a study warns.

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Academics to look at project

A new national scheme to improve the mental health of secondary school pupils will be evaluated by academics at Leeds Beckett University.

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SNOWBALL EFFECT: Snowball pictured with the school council, captains and head boy and girl.

Ofsted praise for school guinea pig

A school’s guinea pig has been given a special mention in a report by education watchdog Ofsted.

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Top stage school CAPA College will re-open to students

Top stage school CAPA College will re-open to students

A top performing arts college which was forced to close to new students from last month will open its doors again and expand into a new premises.

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School with just one pupil set to close

A NORTH Yorkshire primary school which had just one pupil on its roll will close at the end of the year, councillors have decided.

Education

Watch: Year 7 students at Harrogate High School learn how to save a life

Year 7 students at Harrogate High School have joined some 25,000 other schoolchildren across the country for a lesson that could save someone's life.

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Asad Khan reportedly took his own life after being bullied at school. Picture: Guzelian

No evidence tragic Bradford schoolboy was bullied, detective tells inquest

Police who investigated the death of an 11-year-old Bradford boy who was found hanging have found no evidence he was being bullied despite the concerns of his parents, an inquest was told today.

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The University of Leeds.

Reece Parker: Our professors must be protected

Student life and political engagement often go hand in hand.

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A warning message about a Facebook user called Jayden K Smith has gone viral

Facebook and charities to offer digital safety ambassadors to secondary schools

Facebook is to offer digital safety ambassadors to every secondary school in the UK as part of a new partnership with youth charities.

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Children from Flowerpots Day Nursery meet residents at  Pennington Court. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Age is no barrier when it comes to friendship

There may be an age gap of around 80 years.

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Team Echo School from The Read School, Selby.

Call for pupils’ bright ideas

Youngsters in Leeds are being urged to enter a science challenge to power our future cities.

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Film in running for an award

A film made by people who lived through the miners’ strike and the Northern Film School has been shortlisted for an award.

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Charlotte Booth in action.

Student makes World Cup squad

A Leeds Trinity University student has been called up to the England squad for the Women’s Rugby League World Cup 2017 in Australia.

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Justine Greening

Bradford spearheading initiative to raise aspirations of young people

EDUCATION Secretary Justine Greening has said a week of inspirational careers events being launched in primary and secondary schools across Bradford today is designed to “drive social mobility and raise the aspirations of young people.”

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Shakespeare Primary School pupils taking part in last year's project.

Pupils in Leeds can get on the right page with YEP reading project

Schoolchildren in Leeds have got the chance to open up a new chapter in their learning – with a little help from the Yorkshire Evening Post.

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6 out of 10 Leeds students get Maths and English Grade C

6 out of 10 Leeds students get Maths and English Grade C

six in ten students in Leeds achieved the equivalent of a Grade C in two key GCSEs, new figures show.

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Leeds school ‘requires improvement’

Free school Khalsa Science Academy in north Leeds has been rated ‘requires improvement’ for the second time since opening in 2013.

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The Fair Access group demonstrating at Leeds Civic Hall in 2015

New plan to tackle school places black hole in Leeds is a 'flawed solution', say campaigners

A new plan to transform a primary and secondary into an “all-through” school to address a places “black hole” in Yorkshire’s biggest city has been labelled a “flawed solution” by campaigners.

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