Education Zone

Sea Cadet gains qualification

York Press: Able Cadet Ella Duke (c)Andy McInnes tfx126@yahoo.co.uk

9:30am Saturday 22nd November 2014

A TEENAGER from York has become one of only 12 sea cadets to achieve an advanced qualification.

Grant for music project at University of York

York Press: University of York logo

9:24am Saturday 22nd November 2014

EMERGING composers and performers are set to benefit after the University of York’s Music Press (UYMP) secured a grant for a new support project.

Police help to teach youngsters road safety message

York Press: SAFETY FIRST: PCSO Grace Silvester with Rawcliffe Primary School  pupils Tilly Dawson and James Bailey sitting inside the police car during their Road Safety Day. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe.

9:15am Saturday 22nd November 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Clifton with Rawcliffe Primary School in York joined in with the national Road Safety Week campaign urging road users to look out for each other and save lives.

Village school handed top marks by Ofsted

York Press: TOP MARKS: Marie-Louise Thirlaway with pupils

9:09am Saturday 22nd November 2014

PUPILS, staff, parents and governors of a North Yorkshire village primary school are celebrating after rising up the Ofsted rankings to outstanding.

100 pupils affected by vomiting bug at York school

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

10:07am Friday 21st November 2014

A SICKNESS bug has struck down 100 children at a York school - but has not stopped classes from going ahead.

Pupils visit care home to help bridge the generation gap

York Press:

9:21am Friday 21st November 2014

INQUISITIVE school children have learnt important lessons from years gone by after visiting the elderly.

York schools shutting their gates to bullying

York Press:

9:14am Friday 21st November 2014

THOUSANDS of pupils across part of York shut their school gates on bullying.

York determined to close education gap for disadvantaged school pupils

York Press: Jon Stonehouse, Director of Childrens' Services, Education and Skills at the City of York Council outside the West Offices. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5232500)

9:02am Friday 21st November 2014

HOW to close the learning gap between the most disadvantaged school pupils and the rest will be on the agenda when a Government adviser comes to York.

York Education Heritage to celebrate 30th anniversary of the change to a comprehensive school system

York Press:

2:35pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

PREPARATIONS are underway to celebrate the 30th anniversary of comprehensive secondary education coming to York.

Jumping for joy at school's new play area

York Press:

10:15am Tuesday 18th November 2014

SPORTY pupils are celebrating after a new outdoor games area was built in their award-winning school.

Ofsted praise York’s schools

York Press:

9:54am Tuesday 18th November 2014

ALMOST 90 per cent of secondary schools in York were rated as good or outstanding by Ofsted.

New academy to encourage physics graduates into technical careers

York Press: University of York logo

9:20am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A NEW academy designed to encourage more physics graduates into technical careers will be formally launched at the University of York this week.

Inspectors praise York boarding schools

York Press: St Peter's School

10:33am Monday 17th November 2014

School inspectors have praised the boarding facilities at both St Peter's and St Olave's Schools in York.

Pocklington pupils create poppy garden

York Press:

10:44am Monday 17th November 2014

CHILDREN at an East Yorkshire school have created their own version of the Blood Soaked Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London.

Pupils’ work brings cheer to care home

York Press:

9:36am Saturday 15th November 2014

SCHOOL children have brightened up a York care home by using art to bring the outside indoors.

School encourages reading with unique buddy scheme

York Press: PAGE TURNERS: Risedale readers are a force to be reckoned with, L-R, Charlie Piechniczek, 12, Private Stacey Jones, Chloe Connor, 12, Private Daniel Gill and Ellie Whalley, 12.

7:47am Saturday 15th November 2014

PUPILS at a North Yorkshire school are piloting a unique reading initiative.

Replica war-time trench constructed as part of school's Armistice Day events

York Press:

10:37am Saturday 15th November 2014

A PRIMARY school in York has dug deep to replicate life in the trenches of the First World War.

First World War film by former Bootham School scholar tipped for success

York Press:

7:44am Saturday 15th November 2014

A FILM directed by a BAFTA award-winning former York school boy is tipped for success.

Young scientist Joe picks up national award

York Press: York scientists spearheading food fraud battle

7:58am Saturday 15th November 2014

A YOUNG scientist from York has bagged a national award from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Armed police called over student game

York Press: University of York logo

8:36am Friday 14th November 2014

ARMED police were called to the University of York this week, over an unusual student game.

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