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Leeds academy praised by Ofsted

A Leeds academy that was seemingly heading for closure has completed a remarkable recovery, with Ofsted inspectors full of praise for the turnaround.

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Big turnaround for Bruntcliffe Academy

Big turnaround for Bruntcliffe Academy

A Morley academy that was seemingly heading for closure has completed a remarkable recovery, with Ofsted inspectors full of praise for the turnaround.

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A RESPONSE TO LOCAL NEEDS: How Dixons Trinity Chapeltown could look if plans are approved.

Nearly 1,000 Leeds school spaces to help tackle city-wide shortfall

A new primary and secondary school expansion in Leeds could cater for nearly 1,000 youngsters in a “direct response to the demand” for more pupil places needed in the city.

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New schools could provide nearly 1,000 Leeds pupil places

New plans reveal that a primary and secondary school expansion could to cater for nearly 1,000 youngsters in a “direct response to the demand” for more pupil places in Leeds.
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Leeds charter to create careers education 'entitlement'

A new charter aiming to promote “a sense of entitlement and expectation” among young people about services educating them on career opportunities is to be adopted by Leeds City Council.

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Opening of new school in Leeds hailed as ‘key milestone’ for youngsters

A new purpose-built school has opened its doors in Leeds for children with social, emotional and mental health needs.

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STUDENTS: The OU is a 'ladder of opportunity.'

Reece Parker: The Open University must be saved

The Open University was thrown into crisis last week after their staff passed a vote of no confidence in their 
vice-chancellor, Peter Horrocks.

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What to do if your child didn't get an offer from their first choice school in Leeds

Parents across Leeds are waking up to emails confirming whether or not their child has been offered a place at their first choice primary school.

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More than 1,100 Leeds children miss out on first choice of primary school

A TOTAL Of 1,134 children did not get into their first choice of primary school in Leeds, with 279 missing out on any of their chosen schools.

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Coun Lisa Mulherin, Leeds City Council's executive member for children and families

Majority of children offered places at preferred primary schools across Yorkshire

EARLY indications in Yorkshire show the majority of children have been offered one of their top five preferred schools – as parents today discover if their applications for primary school places have been successful.

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Leeds streets to go traffic-free to allow safe play

Leeds City Council is inviting communities to apply for a succesful scheme which encourages neighbourhoods to close off their streets so children can play safely.

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Academy sponsor reveals major new expansion plans for Leeds

An academy sponsor which supports seven schools in Leeds has revealed plans to treble its reach to tackle a “north-south educational divide”.

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No crimes committed in academy chain say detectives

A police investigation into a chain of academy schools has found that no crimes were committed.

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Jeremy Corbyn is under fire for his response to Labour's anti-Semitism scandal.

Andrew Vine: Jeremy Corbyn owes it to Labour to stamp out anti-Semitism in his party. More importantly, he owes it to his country too.

YOU don’t need to look far to be confronted by the obscenity that is anti-Semitism.

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Leeds City Council asking Leeds parents for their opinions on Easter holiday

Parents of school children in Leeds have the chance to vote on how they believe the Easter holidays should be structured in the future.
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More than 70 schools across Leeds are full, data reveals

Government data has revealed that 74 state-funded schools across Leeds were full or had too many children in the school year 2016/17 - 66 primaries and eight secondaries.

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£150,000 salaries revealed as MP warns Academy bosses 'being paid too much'

£150,000 salaries revealed as MP warns Academy bosses 'being paid too much'

Some academies may be using taxpayers’ money to pay “unjustifiably” high salaries to senior staff, an influential committee of MPs has warned.

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Leeds Beckett University and students' union launch new zero tolerance website to combat sexual harassment

Students are being urged to report any sexual harassment and violence after a Leeds university launched a new ‘zero tolerance’ website to better understand the scale of the issue.

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One in seven secondary school pupils is 'persistently absent' from school. Photo: PA

One in seven Leeds pupils 'persistently absent' from school

MORE than one in seven secondary school pupils in Leeds are classed as ‘persistently absent’ from lessons, new figures reveal.

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Leeds West Academy, Rodley, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme.

School announces sixth form closure due to drop in numbers

A Leeds school has announced plans to discontinue its sixth form provision next year as a result of a drop in applications.

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