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Pupils team up to buy injured friend a bike

York Press:

12:51pm Saturday 31st January 2015

KIND-HEARTED youngsters have taken it upon themselves to buy their injured friend a new bike – after his was destroyed in a bus collision.

Author goes back to school to give writing masterclass

York Press:

10:13am Saturday 31st January 2015

BUDDING authors were given a masterclass in writing by an award-winning author.

Holocaust is remembered at Millthorpe School

York Press:

9:29am Friday 30th January 2015

PUPILS at a York secondary school remembered the Holocaust.

School’s heart trio asking people to support Wear Red Day

York Press:

10:04am Friday 30th January 2015

THREE members of a York school who have gone through open heart surgery are asking people to take part in Wear Red Day.

Student success in exam league tables

York Press:

12:25pm Thursday 29th January 2015

SCHOOLS and education chiefs in York are celebrating the exam successes of pupils with the publication of Government league tables today.

Captain's Table event rewards Canon Lee pupils with full English breakfast

York Press:

12:56pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A SECONDARY school in York has found a new way to reward their pupils - and it involves bacon and eggs.

Teachers gather at second annual Northern Learning Conference

York Press:

11:45am Wednesday 28th January 2015

MORE than 160 teachers and staff from schools across the North of England gathered at St Peter's prep school, Clifton School and Nursery for the second annual Northern Learning Conference.

First-class effort by West Heslerton pupils helps out blind charity

York Press:

9:40am Wednesday 28th January 2015

PUPILS at West Heslerton Primary School have collected thousands of stamps to donate to charity.

Music charity launches action plan over rural children alert

York Press: HIGH NOTE: A pupil from Dacre Braithwaite Primary School, near Harrogate, plays saxophone overlooking the Yorkshire Dales

2:32pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A CHARITY has issued a six-point plan after warning that children in rural areas of North Yorkshire risk further isolation and limited life skills unless access to out-of-school music is improved.

Tadcaster Grammar School hosts annual careers event

York Press:

9:37am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire school played host to more than 50 businesses as part of their annual careers event.

York primary school on the way up after latest Ofsted inspection

York Press:

11:46am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A YORK primary school has been given a boost up the Ofsted rankings after their latest report.

York researchers find poorest hit hardest by Government tax and benefit changes

York Press: University of York logo

10:22am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A STUDY by academics from the University of York and two other universities has found that the poorest in society have been worst affected by the Government's tax and benefits changes.

Woodthorpe Primary School pupils get their first taste of politics during special visit

York Press:

7:55am Monday 26th January 2015

CHILDREN at Woodthorpe Primary School have learnt about Parliament and the job of an MP, thanks to a visit from York Central's Sir Hugh Bayley.

University of York graduations - Day 2

York Press:

11:59am Saturday 24th January 2015

HUNDREDS of graduates took centre stage at graduation ceremonies at the University of York.

University of York graduations

York Press:

11:47am Friday 23rd January 2015

HUNDREDS of graduates took centre stage at graduation ceremonies at the University of York today.

Ampleforth College's new headteacher sets out development plan

York Press:

3:12pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

THE new head teacher at a North Yorkshire Catholic boarding school has set out a development plan for the future with a sporting flavour.

York pupils in good voice for super choir date

York Press:

11:41am Wednesday 21st January 2015

LYRICAL youngsters from schools across Yorkshire headed to South Yorkshire to take part in a super choir.

Crime drama inspires science exam question

York Press: Professor David Smith to accompany the press release below. Please credit John Houlihan.A University of York scientist has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning.Professor David Smi

9:59am Tuesday 20th January 2015

FIRST year chemistry students at the University of York were given a little light relief in their January exams with a Breaking Bad-themed question.

Head teacher of Clifton with Rawcliffe primary school reflects on 18 memorable years

York Press: RETIRING: Clifton with Rawcliffe head Chris Wigley    Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

9:59am Saturday 17th January 2015

THE man at the helm of York's largest primary school is heading off after almost 18 years.

Honorary degrees for distinguished quartet

York Press: Michael Frayn

10:17am Saturday 17th January 2015

A PLAYWRIGHT, a chemist, a criminal psychologist and a medical scientist are in line to get honorary degrees in York next week.


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