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World-leading research at York St John University

York Press:

11:21am Saturday 20th December 2014

A THIRD of the research carried out at York St John University’s research is “world-leading” or “internationally excellent” according to new data.

Pirate Captain Hughes visits New Earswick school

York Press: New Earswick Primary School Christmas Pirate Captain Hugh (Dave Godfrey) and his crew. Picture David Harrison. (14708933)

9:47am Saturday 20th December 2014

CHILDREN at New Earswick Primary School welcomed a real life pirate into their school this week.

University of York ranked 14th in Research Excellence Framework

York Press: University of York logo

9:56am Friday 19th December 2014

THE University of York has been ranked 14th in a new Research Excellence Framework, published today.

Government set to increase funding for schools

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

10:14am Friday 19th December 2014

SCHOOL funding is set to increase for pupils in North and East Yorkshire.

The cakes that saved Christmas

York Press:

12:30pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a York primary school have used their new cook zone to lend a helping hand to Mrs Claus this Christmas.

York College hosts annual A-Level awards evening

York Press:

9:40am Wednesday 17th December 2014

YORK College hosted its A-Level Awards Evening at the National Centre for Early Music in York.

Pupils box up goodies for shoe box appeal

York Press:

9:26am Wednesday 17th December 2014

DISADVANTAGED children in the Balkans and Eastern Europe will receive special Christmas boxes, thanks to pupils at Tadcaster Grammar School.

School choir in fine voice for annual Ainsty Carols

York Press: Raising the roof at the annual Ainsty Carols held at Tadcaster Grammar School were children from Appleton Roebuck, Tadcaster East, Riverside, St Joseph's and Tadcaster Grammar - Photo by Wendy Binns

12:08pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

THOUSANDS of youngsters were in fine voice for the annual Ainsty Carols.

Santa in school to help raise cash at Christmas fair

York Press: Children from Burton Green School meet Santa and his helpers during their Christmas Fair. Picture by Anna Gowthorpe (14550612)

10:30am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A VISIT from Santa and his reindeer helped a primary school raise more than £1000 at the annual Christmas fayre.

Catering students serve festive fun to senior citizens

York Press: Senior Citizens were given a slap up Christmas Lunch made and served by pupils at Manor School. They are from left;  Mary Elks, Joyce Phillips, Ex Deputy Head at the School Margaret Williamson, ex pupil Shirley Goodyear, Audrey Streeting and Jean Jeffreys

9:33am Tuesday 16th December 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Manor CE Academy in York held their annual senior citizens lunch.

Volunteers create new look garden at Scampston

York Press: (14388876)

8:18am Tuesday 16th December 2014

SCHOOL children and volunteers have been learning the art of garden design at the Scampston Walled Garden.

Students perform panto for primary school children

York Press: SHOW TIME: The panto cast on stage

9:07am Tuesday 16th December 2014

HUNDREDS of primary school got the chance to see this year's York College panto.

Rail academy to close next summer

York Press: Apprentices get to work at the launch a regional training academy for 100 rail engineering apprentices

10:12am Monday 15th December 2014

BRITAIN'S first Rail Academy, which opened in York a decade ago, is to close down next summer.

Father Christmas visits Haxby Road Primary School

York Press: Father Christmas with Haxby Road Primary Road primary school pupil Daniel Taal.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (13783958)

11:08am Friday 12th December 2014

OPENING the first window of an advent calendar signals the start of Christmas for every child.

School's head teacher steps down after personal tragedy

York Press: Christine Holbrey Picture: Nigel Holland

10:59am Friday 12th December 2014

THE head teacher of a York secondary school has stepped down after two years at the helm.

Top scientist opens new University facility

York Press: University of York logo

8:56am Friday 12th December 2014

THE Government’s chief scientific advisor has opened a new science building at the University of York.

Primaries doing well, but mixed report for schools

York Press:

11:01am Thursday 11th December 2014

SECONDARY schools in York and North Yorkshire are bucking a national trend which shows improvement has stalled, according to Ofsted.

Tea time for Japanese academics at York school

York Press: TIME FOR TEA: Japanese professors who visited Joseph Rowntree School take time out for a cuppa (from left) Prof Jun Watanabe,Prof Hiroaki Fukazawa and ProfNorio Ikeno Picture:Nigel Holland

10:58am Thursday 11th December 2014

A GROUP of Japanese academics were treated to a Yorkshire tea ceremony by pupils at a York secondary school.

Plans for Carr Infants School go on display

York Press:

10:54am Wednesday 10th December 2014

PLANS to demolish and rebuild a new infant school in York will be on public display next week.

Children plant trees in school garden

York Press: Leighton Fowler, aged six, from St Barnabas School gets ready to plant some trees as part of the Trees For Life Project with Bettys Tearooms.  Picture by Anna Gowthorpe. (14072909)

9:29am Wednesday 10th December 2014

CHILDREN have planted their own trees and flowers in a garden designed to help them understand the environment.


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