Education Zone

Packed public meeting gives hostile reception to South Bank academy plans

York Press:

9:59am Saturday 2nd May 2015

A PACKED public meeting has given a hostile reception to plans for a schools academy in York - and backed calls for a ballot of parents and staff.

Band hits right note for Joseph Rowntree School

York Press:

11:12am Saturday 2nd May 2015

PUPILS at a York secondary school had a blast when a live brass band dropped in to perform.

School head hatches plan for return of hens

York Press:

9:11am Friday 1st May 2015

YOUNGSTERS at a York primary school have some new feathered friends.

Pupils raise earthquake appeal cash

York Press:

11:24am Thursday 30th April 2015

PUPILS at schools in York are helping to raise funds for the victims of the Nepalese earthquake.

Composer gets in tune with young musicians

York Press:

8:45am Thursday 30th April 2015

A DISTINGUISHED composer and Master of the Queen's Music joined young musicians inYork to listen to their works and give feedback.

Education cash to go on the arts and science

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

7:59am Thursday 30th April 2015

SCHOOLS in North Yorkshire will get £51 million to invest over the next three years in upgrading facilities.

Online lesson to teach pupils vital life-saving skills

York Press:

2:37pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

NORTH Yorkshire school children will be learning a thing or two about how to save lives when they take part in a national training day.

Pupils first to benefit from river safety pack

York Press:

10:50am Wednesday 29th April 2015

YOUNGSTERS at a York primary school were the first to get river safety lessons from a special pack that's been launched city-wide.

Academy status will hit school staff, say protesters

York Press:

10:28am Wednesday 29th April 2015

UNION members fighting a plan to stop three schools in York becoming academies have taken their campaign to the streets.

Enterprising students plan airline's take off

York Press:

2:43pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

PUPILS at a York secondary school got the chance to run their own airline as part of an enterprise day.

Youngsters to get tips on road safety

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

2:35pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

CHILDREN will be able to learn more about road safety during a week dedicated to keen cyclists or pedestrians.

Parents call for vote on Scarcroft School academy plans

York Press:

9:11am Tuesday 28th April 2015

PARENTS from three York schools hoping to become an academy trust have called for a vote on the plans.

Over 16s must carry on paying for school transport in North Yorkshire

York Press:

4:28pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

A call to scrap £480 in school bus charges for hundreds of teenagers across North Yorkshire has been refused by council bosses.

St Peter’s School pupils get taste of the military life

York Press:

9:59am Monday 27th April 2015

TEACHING took on a military focus at a group of York private schools when the army dropped in.

Ofsted inspection reveals York primary school improving but still has work to do

York Press:

11:19am Monday 27th April 2015

THERE'S still work to do at a York primary school before it can be graded as good, according to Ofsted inspectors.

York primary school's 'big books' project to help children in South Sudan

York Press:

11:39am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A SCHOOL in York has launched a big project to bring books to Africa.

Free training to help with autism awareness

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

11:41am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A TOTAL of 150 people will be able to attend a free two-hour autism awareness course as part of a scheme to raise awareness about the condition and ensure early diagnosis.

University of York students to host TEDx event

York Press: University of York logo

8:44am Monday 20th April 2015

THE University of York is set to host its first student-run TEDx event, bringing together many inspiring speakers from all across the country.

Union opposes move to turn South Bank schools into academy trust

York Press:

10:14am Monday 20th April 2015

UNISON have started a campaign against moves to turn two city primaries and a secondary school into an academy trust.

York’s Steiner School in the running for award double

York Press:

11:04am Saturday 18th April 2015

A YORK school is targeting a double after being nominated in two national awards ceremonies.

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