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Iron Age brain was preserved in mud

York Press:

11:18am Friday 6th March 2015

A HUMAN brain found in Heslington may have been preserved for more than 2,000 years because it was encased in mud, archaeologists have said.

PHOTOS: York schools celebrate World Book Day

York Press:

10:51am Friday 6th March 2015

HARRY, Ron and Hermione were spotted in classes across York yesterday as children sprinkled magic on a day when literature was celebrated across the globe.

York CU in the City programme brings subjects to life for more than 300 children

York Press:

10:05am Thursday 5th March 2015

YORK Children’s University entertained more than 300 children and families from 19 schools across the city this month.

Academy trust appointed to run new Selby primary school

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10:44am Thursday 5th March 2015

THE York-based Ebor Academy Trust has been appointed to run a new primary school to be built at Staynor Hall in Selby.

Pupils tidy up park and help wildlife in the process

York Press:

12:45pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

THOUGHTFUL schoolchildren have taken it upon themselves to clean up their local park and look after wildlife in the process.

Irish dance academy expands into York

York Press:

12:31pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

AN IRISH dance academy is expanding to find York's budding Michael Flatleys.

Pupils tell archbishop about Fairtrade work

York Press:

11:06am Wednesday 4th March 2015

LESSONS at a York school were interrupted by a familiar face keen to learn more about the work of its dedicated children.

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

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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.

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