Education Zone

York pupils collect nearly 500 pairs of glasses for Gift of Sight appeal

York Press:

11:42am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

PRIMARY school children in York have collected nearly 500 pairs of old or unwanted glasses to help children in developing countries who are unable to receive eyecare.

Air ambulance staff thank pupils in person

York Press:

11:08am Saturday 28th February 2015

AN AIR ambulance helicopter caused a stir at a York primary school when it landed on the playing field.

Schools record Red Nose Day song

York Press:

10:46am Saturday 28th February 2015

YOUNGSTERS from primary schools across York gathered to record a video for Red Nose Day.

Pupils create their very own masterpieces for York Art Gallery competition

York Press:

12:15pm Friday 27th February 2015

YOUNG artists from across York have been trying their hand at creating a masterpiece for the city's art gallery.

Archbishop praises schools for producing young leaders

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11:16am Friday 27th February 2015

THE Archbishop of York has praised headteachers and youth councils for encouraging young people to become a positive force in their own communities.

Universities told to double intake of disadvantaged students

York Press: University of York logo

8:29am Friday 27th February 2015

THE University of York is among a group of elite institutions told to double the number of disadvantaged students they take each year.

Drama group pay tribute to victims of the Holocaust

York Press:

9:05am Friday 27th February 2015

A GROUP of young people in York paid tribute to victims of the Holocaust through a theatre piece they devised themselves.

Youngsters to showcase Shakespearean spectacular

York Press:

11:52am Thursday 26th February 2015

SCHOOL children from York will take part in a Shakespearean spectacular next month.

New East Coast operator defends decision to switch customers to Nectar customer loyalty scheme

York Press: HARD TO SWALLOW: New East Coast Main Line trains will not include buffet cars.

11:53am Thursday 26th February 2015

THE new operators of East Coast trains have defended a decision to scrap its old customer loyalty scheme.

York pupils get chance to visit Western Front battlefields

York Press:

2:45pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

PUPILS from 11 York schools will get the chance to take part in a First World War battlefields tour.

Pupils lay down the law at school court

York Press:

12:09pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

CHILDREN returned verdicts of "fantastic" and "really cool" when magistrates came to their school to administer justice in a case of theft in the school cloakroom.

Scheme offers pupils a chance to learn life-saving skills

York Press:

11:22am Wednesday 25th February 2015

SECONDARY schools across the country are being encouraged to sign up for a life-saving lesson.

Friends donate £4k for pupils’ tablets

York Press:

10:41am Wednesday 25th February 2015

THE Friends of Norton Primary School have donated more than £4,000 to buy 20 iPads for pupils.

Students have designs in denim for hospice fashion date

York Press:

10:01am Wednesday 25th February 2015

DENIM is the order of the day at a hospice fashion show.

New support role for Scarcroft Primary School head teacher

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11:24am Tuesday 24th February 2015

THE head teacher and staff at Scarcroft Primary School have been selected for a top role supporting schools in challenging circumstances.

Nursery is renovated following arson attack

York Press:

8:00am Saturday 21st February 2015

WORK has been taking place well into the night at a nursery which was forced to close after a fire at a former York school.

Manifesto for change in education

York Press:

8:00am Saturday 21st February 2015

A GROUP of influential head teachers focused on revolutionising education has created five policy papers to help shape decision making after the General Election.

Praise for Market Weighton primary school

York Press: East Riding of Yorkshire Council logo

9:41am Saturday 21st February 2015

A PRIMARY school in the East Riding has been chosen for a top role helping other schools in challenging circumstances.

£51m fund to improve condition of North Yorkshire schools

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7:58am Friday 20th February 2015

SCHOOLS in North Yorkshire will have £51 million spent on them over the next three years, improving the condition of their buildings.

Performing arts students prepare for In Fog And Falling Snow roles

York Press:

12:43pm Thursday 19th February 2015

ACTING students have been put through their paces in workshops ahead of York Theatre Royal’s next major event.


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