Education Zone

Parents struggling to meet school costs

York Press: WARNING: Kitting out children for school is a struggle for seven out of ten Bradford families

7:54am Thursday 30th October 2014

THOUSANDS of families in North Yorkshire are struggling to meet the basic costs of their children's schooling, a report has claimed.

Joseph Rowntree drama students go behind the scenes at York Theatre Royal production

York Press:

2:55pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

DRAMA students from a York secondary school dropped in on rehearsals at a city theatre.

Selby College catering team has the recipe for award success

York Press:

9:12am Wednesday 29th October 2014

STAFF and students at Selby College have won a national accolade, triumphing over thousands of entries to be named "FE Team of the Year".

Students get a taste of careers in countryside

York Press:

11:25am Wednesday 29th October 2014

STUDENTS thinking about pursuing a career in the countryside were given the opportunity to find out what is on offer at a countryside careers day.

Teaching unions back scrapping of holiday fines

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10:36am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TEACHING unions in York have backed calls to scrap fines for parents who take their children out of school during term time.

New brass band project launches at York school

York Press: Trevor Woodward, centre left, of York Vikings Rotary Club presented a cheque for one thousand pounds to Haxby Road Primary Academy to buy new trumpets, with the Deputy Headmaster, James Rourke, centre, right, and their Music Teacher Andy Acaster are from

9:21am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHILDREN at Haxby Road Academy could be the brass playing stars of the future, thanks to a new project funded by York Vikings Rotary Club.

Fears raised over plans to move library from school

York Press: Children at New Earswick School and their parents with head teacher Carol Dickson, far left. Picture: Jo Hughes

9:11am Tuesday 28th October 2014

PLANS to move the library out of a York primary school and into a local community hall would be detrimental to the children's education, according to governors.

Teacher wins music award

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8:09am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A YORK music teacher has found success on the contemporary music scene, winning the prestigious Kranichstein award at the 47th international course for new music in Darmstadt, Germany.

St Lawrence’s pupils set the pace to take 'Walk to School' award

York Press:

7:53am Friday 24th October 2014

CHILDREN of York's St Lawrence’s Primary School have triumphed in an annual "Walk to School Week" competition.

Competition to design science lab of the future offers £20k furniture prize

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9:46am Friday 24th October 2014

SCHOOL pupils across York have been urged to take part in a competition to design the science lab of the future.

Park Grove pupils learn about pirates and explorers

York Press:

8:49am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Ahoy there, me hearties! This bunch of eye-patch wearing treasure hunters dressed up as their favourite villains of the high seas after learning all about pirates and explorers at school.

Young people to get an insight into council work

York Press: Coun Janet Looker

8:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHILDREN and young people looked after by City of York Council will have the chance to take over council jobs and decisions next month.

Value Of The Find exhibition, St Mary's, Coppergate, York, October 25-November 2

York Press:

9:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A NEW exhibition created by students from York College will open at St Mary's in Coppergate this weekend.

School chef wins national award

York Press:

8:19am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE man behind the dinners at a York private school has scooped a top national award.

Hearing Dog puppy visits York primary school

York Press:

10:05am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS at St Lawrence’s CE primary school in York had a visit from Hearing Dog puppy Quinn.

College pays tribute to Baker Street saxophonist

York Press:

11:23am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE musician behind one of the most recognisable saxophone solos - on Gerry Rafferty's hit Baker Street - has died.

Be a pud sport and join the Santa jog for charity

York Press:

11:57am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHRISTMAS came very early to a York primary school.

Details of Fulford School’s new facilities are revealed

York Press: An architect's impression of the new two storey classroom block planned for Fulford School.

10:07am Tuesday 21st October 2014

DETAILED plans have been unveiled for major extensions at a popular York school.

New outdoor classroom at York school given stone from Minster Chapter House

York Press:

8:33am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PIECE of the 13th century Chapter House at York Minster will take pride of place in a new reflective garden being created at a York secondary school.

York has some of the best school attendance figures in the country

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)

8:25am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in York have some of the best attendance figures in the country.


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