Education Zone

Call for votes on schools academy trust plan

York Press:

10:19am Thursday 21st May 2015

CONCERNED parents handed in hundreds of signatures calling for a council-run vote on plans for three York schools to become an academy trust.

Pupils show off their designs for new mosque

York Press:

12:18pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

PUPILS at a York primary school found out about plans for a new mosque in their neighbourhood.

York College students show off their period hair and make-up work

York Press:

9:55am Friday 15th May 2015

STUDENTS at the end of their studies in make-up and hair design have paid a visit to the atmospheric Castle Museum in York to show off their period hair and make-up work.

Pupils tour site of their new sports hall and classrooms

York Press:

10:39am Wednesday 13th May 2015

SECONDARY school pupils got hands-on experience of the design and building progress of their new sports hall and classrooms.

Pupils invited to create their own unique creatures for museum's competition

York Press:

8:30am Wednesday 13th May 2015

PRIMARY school pupils are invited to create their own unique creatures for a competition at a York museum.

Jessica’s colourful design is flagged up

York Press:

10:17am Wednesday 13th May 2015

A POPULAR competition for creative children has been welcomed back for a second year.

Norton pupils get riding for cycling gear

York Press:

10:28am Wednesday 13th May 2015

PUPILS at Norton Primary School got on their bikes to raise funds for new cycling equipment.

New principal appointed at The Mount School

York Press:

9:53am Friday 8th May 2015

A YORK girls school which counts Dame Judi Dench among its former pupils has announced the appointment of a new principal.

South Bank schools give notice of academy status plans

York Press: Trevor Burton, head teacher of Millthorpe School in South Bank

9:16am Friday 8th May 2015

HUNDREDS of parents whose children go to three York schools will receive letters today (May 8) detailing plans for them to become an academy trust.

Pupil's idea to be used to help patients at York Hospital

York Press:

2:52pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

AN A-level student has designed a product due to be used to help patients at York Hospital.

Youngsters get into the cycling spirit with Tour de Clifton

York Press:

2:48pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

YOUNGSTERS got into the Tour de Yorkshire spirit when they staged a race of their own.

Restart a Heart Day: Mum saved by CPR is backing school scheme

York Press:

10:30am Wednesday 6th May 2015

A MUM-OF-FOUR who was saved by strangers when she suffered a cardiac arrest is backing plans for thousands of school children to learn CPR.

Lord Mayor is lord of the dance at choral festival

York Press:

9:57am Monday 4th May 2015

THE Lord Mayor of York enjoyed a choral festival so much that he showed his appreciation by getting up and dancing, much to the delight of festival organiser Molly Newton.

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.


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