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Leeds’s kids are alright with YEP reading scheme

Children from a Leeds school are top of the class when it comes to current affairs – thanks to a Yorkshire Evening Post-backed reading scheme.

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Graduation day celebrations

Leeds Arts University Graduation: Students make history

STUDENTS ARE today celebrating the first Leeds Arts University graduation day.

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Around 20 children were taken home by their parents

Wakefield Council leader: ‘Trust must be investigated’

Police should be called in to investigate the demise of an academy chain, says the leader of Wakefield Council.

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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Police should be called in to investigate the demise of an academy chain, says the leader of Wakefield Council.
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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Police should be called in to investigate the demise of an academy chain, says the leader of Wakefield Council.
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Leeds teacher Ann Maguire was stabbed to death by pupil Will Cornick.

Facebook told to introduce contracts for parents after murder of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire

There were "missed opportunities to share and record problem behaviour" before a teenager murdered teacher Ann Maguire in a classroom, an inquest jury has said.
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Consultation: What do you think of plans for new £5m Leeds primary school?

Consultation: What do you think of plans for new £5m Leeds primary school?

Views on a proposed new £5m primary school in Leeds are being sought.
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Two third of Yorkshire graduates think their degree is ‘useless’, study claims

We might be home to some of the country’s most respected higher education institutions, but many of Leeds and Yorkshire’s graduates have not benefitted from or used their degree in the world of work, a new study claims.

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Around 20 children were taken home by their parents

£1.5m loss fears over Wakefield City Academies Trust demise

THREE of Wakefield’s schools could lose a total of more 
than £1.5m after the demise of an academy chain, members of Wakefield Council have warned.

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Minister Nick Gibb

Three schools could lose £1.5m in Wakefield City Academies Trust collapse

Three schools in the Wakefield district could lose a total of more than £1.5m after the demise of an academy chain, members of Wakefield Council have warned.

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Ann Maguire

Ann Maguire inquest: Jury considers conclusions about Leeds school murder

A jury has gone out to consider its conclusions in the inquest into the death of teacher Ann Maguire, who was murdered in her classroom by a 15-year-old student.
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Gabby Logan. PIC: Simon Dewhurst

TV’s Gabby hangs up her gown as Leeds Trinity University chancellor

After five years as chancellor at Leeds Trinity University, TV presenter Gabby Logan announced yesterday that she will step down from her post.

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CHECK MATE: Rachel Reeves plays  and wins  against eight Whingate Primary School pupils at once. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Chess ace Leeds MP drops into school for eight games at once

A Leeds politician and chess ace dropped into one of the city’s primary schools and showed off her skills.

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CAMPAIGN: Parents at Moor Allerton Hall opposed to the plans.

Leeds primary’s concerns over ‘black hole’ plan

Goodwill over support for attempts to fill a primary school places ‘black hole’ is in danger of being eroded, a headteacher has warned.

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Leeds Arts University celebrates a first of its own with honorary degree for film director

Leeds Arts University has spent much of 2017 breaking new ground – and that is now set to continue with the award of its first ever honorary degree.

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Mass communication graduates were likely to earn an average of just 22,300.

These are the university courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Marks & Spencer opened its heritage and coffee shop at Kirkgate Market to customers on Friday 15th March 2013, bringing M&S back to the place where the famous brand started as a penny bazaar in 1884. Credit: M&S Company Archive.

History of Leeds store M&S played out on stage

A one-off play is to chart the story of high street brand M&S’s journey from a Leeds market stall to international retailer.

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Call to extend consultation over Leeds schools

A consultation over the future of two Leeds schools at the heart of the city’s ‘black hole’ debate should be extended to give people more time, a council watchdog has said.

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Yorkshire teacher Ann Maguire was stabbed to death by pupil Will Cornick.

Pupil winked and smiled before stabbing Yorkshire teacher to death, inquest hears

A teenager winked and smiled at a fellow pupil just before he stabbed teacher Ann Maguire to death in her classroom, an inquest jury has heard.
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PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP-backed reading scheme gets top marks from children in Leeds

Children from a Leeds school have got plenty of new stories to tell – thanks to a Yorkshire Evening Post-backed reading scheme.

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