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Harrogate leads UK with new cancer treatment school

Harrogate has become a UK leader with the launch of a new school to teach revolutionary forms of treatment for cancer patients.
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Should mobile phones be banned in school to crackdown on naughty behaviour?

The head of Ofsted has thrown her weight behind headteachers who ban mobile phones from their schools in a bid to crackdown on naughty behaviour.

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Should mobile phones be banned from schools in Leeds?

POLL: Should mobile phones be banned from classrooms in Leeds schools?

The Culture Secretary has encouraged head teachers across the UK to ban mobile phones in classrooms.
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PEDAL POWER: The students preparing to embark on their mammoth cycle to the Czech Republic.

Prague trip helps raise thousands for Leeds Candlelighters charity

students from Leeds University have already raised more than £20,000 for the city’s Candlelighters charity – with even more likely to follow.

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Moving to a four-and-a-half day week would give staff more time to develop an "exciting curriculum" for students

Leeds Council member for children joins Yorkshire-wide call for urgent schools funding

Vulnerable young people in Leeds face “unacceptable” levels of under-funding, the council’s executive member for children has said, backing a letter to the Education Secretary calling for urgent support.

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John Roles, Cluny MacPherson, Kate Fellows, Sallie Elliot and Sharon Watson at the the Leeds Curriculum launch. PIcture: Simon Dewshurst

The cultural history of the city is now at teachers’ fingertips

Teachers and pupils from more than 30 schools across the city have helped tell the stories of everything from the prehistoric Armley hippo through to Victorian-era crime and punishment and the impact of the 2015 Leeds floods for a project that will help more children learn about our rich cultural history.

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Call for relaxing of Ofsted inspector regulations

A revision is needed of the school inspector appointment system, a multi-academy trust head has said, warning that some of the finest candidates are deterred from applying to lead schools in economically deprived areas.

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Deborah McAndrew installed as Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University

An actress who began her career on the cobbles of Coronation Street has been installed as the Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University.

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Dom Bradley of the Dry Stone Wall Association with pupils from Follifoot School in 2008.

Retro: Thousands of children gathered in Harrogate for Countryside Days show

Thousands of schoolchildren from across the Harrogate District gathered at the Great Yorkshire Showground in June 2008.

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APPOINTMENT: Sarah Carrie with students from Leeds East Academy.

New principal appointed for Leeds secondary

A new principal has been appointed at a city secondary school having helped it to grow from one of the worst performing in the county to one of the most improved.

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Campaigning parents present petitions to senior councillors in Leeds earlier this month as they fight changes to transport policy for young people with disabilities.

Council does a u-turn on plans to cut special needs school transport in Leeds

The city council has today done a u-turn on controversial plans to cut council organised transport to school for disabled and special needs students.

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Japanese princess heads home after studying at University of Leeds

One of the Japanese Emperor’s granddaughters has completed her studies in Leeds and is heading back home.

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This Leeds University exhibition is a fine art show with a difference

stamp on it, eat it, lick it, kick it: these are the instructions for visitors to the University of Leeds’ BA Fine Art degree show.

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Community in 'complete shock' over arrest of headteacher charged with child sex offences

Parents of children at a Leeds primary school where a headteacher has been charged with child sex offences have been reassured that the allegations do NOT relate to pupils at the school.

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Joy as future of Leeds school secured

Parents and campaigners have spoken of their delight at hearing that an under-threat secondary school on the outskirts of Leeds has been granted a reprieve.

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Yorkshire’s Queen’s Birthday Honours in full

Those awarded in Yorkshire as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours:

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Police called to Leeds school after disturbance involving pupil leads to full evacuation

A schoolboy has been arrested by police in Leeds after causing a disturbance which resulted in a full evacuation of his school.

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Alec Shelbrooke MP Elmet and Rothwell⬦pictured in Garforth   21st aril 2018

Time to improve standards at schools

It’s time to move on and improve standards of secondary education in Boston Spa and Wetherby says MP Alec Shelbrooke.

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Boston Spa School headteacher Christopher Walsh.

Boston Spa go-ahead to join academies Trust

Boston Spa school has been granted its academisation by Schools Minister Lord Agnew, it has been announced this afternoon.

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Leeds University's Parkinson building.

Leeds University ‘top place to work’

Leeds University has been named as one of the top two places to work in Britain, beating tech giant Apple and retail favourite John Lewis. ​

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