Education Zone

Postcard scheme rewards well-behaved pupils at New Earswick Primary School

York Press:

10:45am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a York primary school have been earning praise for good behaviour in their local community.

Millthorpe School pupils commended awards ceremony

York Press:

8:50am Monday 20th October 2014

HUNDREDS of pupils at a York secondary school were rewarded for their hard work in a ceremony at the University of York.

York university scientist calls for fish farming revolution

York Press: University of York logo

11:39am Monday 20th October 2014

A UNIVERSITY of York scientist claims a revolution in fish farming is needed to ensure sustainable production methods.

Tibetan monks provide musical treat for York St John University students

York Press:

9:06am Saturday 18th October 2014

MONKS from South India have visited York as part of a three-month European tour to share the culture of their monastery with people of all ages.

Fundraising spirit brought to Wigginton School with mini-marathon

York Press:

8:51am Saturday 18th October 2014

PUPILS at Wigginton School got in to the fundraising spirit by running a mini-marathon.

Goole students swap schooling for the stage

York Press: webpix entertainment theatre

7:44am Saturday 18th October 2014

A GROUP of school thespians are taking to the stage as part of the annual Shakespeare Schools’ Festival.

Youngsters to get inside story on local politics

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

10:37am Saturday 18th October 2014

YOUNG people from across North Yorkshire are being offered the chance to see how their county council works as part of Takeover Day next month.

Olympians join the team at The Mount School

York Press:

8:14am Saturday 18th October 2014

TWO Olympians have joined the staff at a York girls school.

University of York lecturer's work to appear on Autumnwatch

York Press: University of York logo

10:10am Friday 17th October 2014

A YORK University lecturer will have her work broadcast on this year’s series of Autumnwatch.

Head teacher sets example with three-mile scooter ride

York Press:

8:28am Friday 17th October 2014

A HEAD teacher from York took to two wheels to set an example to her pupils.

Lessons in protection from abuse for schoolchildren

York Press:

10:19am Thursday 16th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in York have been given a lesson on understanding and reporting abuse.

York scientists to lead research into carbs

York Press: University of York logo

9:49am Wednesday 15th October 2014

SCIENISTS at the University of York are set to lead carbohydrate research after securing funding to purchase ground-breaking equipment.

Clifton Green Primary School holds farmers market

York Press:

7:52am Wednesday 15th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a York primary school made their own contribution to the city's Festival of Food and Drink.

Sir Ian McKellen visits York schools

York Press:

7:47am Wednesday 15th October 2014

WORLD famous actor and leading campaigner for gay rights Sir Ian McKellen has visited schools in York.

Primary school closed after asbestos found: UDPATED

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

2:58pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A PRIMARY school in Selby has been closed after asbestos was found on the premises.

York student planning volunteer trip to help elephants in Laos

York Press: University of York logo

9:06am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A UNIVERSITY of York student is planning to travel to Laos in south-east Asia to volunteer for a project aimed at conserving the Asian elephant and bringing hope to struggling communities.

Walk to school week competitions

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

11:30am Monday 13th October 2014

SCHOOL pupils around York are getting ready for Walk to School Week this week.

York school hosts music week

York Press: Shannon, a pupil at St Aelred's R.C. Primary School practising for Music Week. Pic by Jo Hughes (11091463)

9:32am Saturday 11th October 2014

CHILDREN at a York school have spent a week playing and listening to music - from samba drums to violins.

Top speakers to take part in debates at University of York

York Press: Edwina Currie Picture by: David Poole

10:28am Friday 10th October 2014

POLITICIAN Edwina Currie, scientist Professor Lord Robert Winston and Big Issue founder Jon Bird are set to take part in a series of debates and talks at the University of York over the coming academic year.

All ages get involved in school art exhibition

York Press: Tom Peackock of Yearsley Grove Primary School alongside pupils, parents and teachers at their Community Art Exhibition.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (11058549)

8:50am Thursday 9th October 2014

PUPILS, parents and even grandparents have been putting their artwork on display as part of a community art exhibition.


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