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York pupils make Christmas shoebox cribs

York Press: Head teacher Simon Biddlestone

10:05am Friday 28th November 2014

CHILDREN have turned shoeboxes into reminders of the Christmas message for shoppers in York.

Bootham School's tribute to the Baaa-rd

York Press:

9:10am Friday 28th November 2014

ONE York school’s festive production was far from just another Winter’s Tale thanks to the addition of some un-ewe-sual extras.

Hollywood voice star to lecture in York

York Press: University of York logo

9:18am Friday 28th November 2014

A VOICE expert who has taught many leading Hollywood stars how to speak is to give a lecture at the University of York on his work.

York student is Intern of the Year

York Press: University of York logo

9:26am Thursday 27th November 2014

AN ENGLISH literature student from York has been elected Intern Of The Year.

School takes action on parent parking

York Press: PARKING PLEDGE: Eleanor Hoyland with her winning design for a parents' parking promise at Robert Wilkinson primary school Strensall. Picture:Nigel Holland

8:52am Thursday 27th November 2014

PARENTS of pupils at a York primary have been asked to promise to park safely when doing the school run.

Archbishop’s charity offers packs for schools

York Press: The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu during a press conference at St. Macartin's Cathedral in Enniskillen. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday June 16, 2013. Unscrupulous businesses and people who avoid paying taxes in developing countrie

8:37am Thursday 27th November 2014

PRIMARY schools are being urged to look afresh at the Christmas message with free activity packs provided by the Archbishop of York’s online giving charity, Acts 435.

Art work captures university’s ethos

York Press: Professor David Fleming, the Vice Chancellor of York St John University, with the  Alumni Abudantes panels created by local artist Catherine Scriven. The latest panel has been recently put up on a adjacent wall. Picture David Harrison. (13139458)

8:26am Thursday 27th November 2014

A SPECIAL piece of art work has gone on display at York St John University.

An iPad for every class

York Press:

2:56pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

ENTERPRISING youngsters at a York primary school have reaped the rewards of a Dragon’s Den event.

Ofsted inspectors send West Heslerton pupils to top of the class

York Press:

1:38pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

WEST Heslerton Primary School has been given an “outstanding” Ofsted report for providing a first class education for its pupils.

Students in top jobs takeover

York Press: York St John University logo

10:17am Tuesday 25th November 2014

STUDENTS took over the top jobs at the Higher Education Academy in York as part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2014.

Selby school runs children's university

York Press: Steve Shaw Wright

10:11am Tuesday 25th November 2014

CHILDREN who have taken part in a new educational scheme will receive their 'degrees' next month.

Teacher in Welsh hall of fame

York Press: FAME: Angela receiving the Hall of Fame award from Ralph Boston, who won the silver medal in the long jump at the Tokyo 1964 Olympics. Picture: Huw Evans Picture Agency

9:38am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A YORK teacher and former Olympian has been inducted into the Welsh Athletics Hall of Fame.

Sea Cadet gains qualification

York Press: Able Cadet Ella Duke (c)Andy McInnes

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.


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