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Visit inspires pupils to pen poetry

York Press: Christina Gabbitas, an author and poet from Selby, gave a poetry workshop to children at Woodthorpe Primary School. Pic by Jo Hughes  (5480894)

9:51am Thursday 17th April 2014

PUPILS at Woodthorpe Primary School in York have been inspired by children’s author Christina Gabbitas to write their own poetry.

Film students nominated for national fiction award

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9:12am Thursday 17th April 2014

A GROUP of talented student film makers from the University of York’s Department of Film, Theatre and Television have been nominated for a national award from the Royal Television Society.

York students help NASA face challenges of 21st century space travel

York Press: Vicky Han taking part in the Space Apps Challenge in the University of York's Computer Science building at Heslington East. Pic: Mike Tipping (5445687)

10:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SCORES of students from the University of York have played their part in helping NASA address some of the challenges of space travel in the 21st century.

Nest box installed up 60 metre chimney to attract falcons to York university campus

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9:48am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A NEST box with a view has been installed on a 60-metre high boiler house chimney at the University of York in a bid to attract Peregrine Falcons to the campus.

Students design art installation at York designer outlet

York Press: Artist Scott Walker with the grafitti wall, with Poppy, Honey and Sebastian Robinson

10:29am Tuesday 15th April 2014

STUDENTS from York College have brightened up York's designer outlet with a series of art installations.

Campaigners oppose ban on CCTV near schools

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9:25am Tuesday 15th April 2014

PLANS to ban CCTV parking cameras near schools have been opposed by campaign groups and local authorities.

Sporting legend backs school's community sport centre plans

York Press: Sir Clive Woodward and Kevin Hollinrake at the conference

8:45am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SPORTING legend Sir Clive Woodward and Hunters Property Group are backing the campaign to build a new community sports centre and football pitch for Easingwold School.

First set of awards for new tourism course

York Press: Front. (from left) Jeremy Boye, Partnership Advisor External Funding Unit Calderdale College, Bruce Murray, Employer Advisor, Job Centre Plus in Stonebow in York and Keith McLean, Chairman at the Centre for Performance Measurement and Innovation with loca

8:21am Monday 14th April 2014

CITY of York Council has hosted the first presentation of awards for a course in modern partnership approaches to tourism, hospitality and retail.

Students take part in Space Apps Challenge

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12:10pm Saturday 12th April 2014

SCORES of students at the University of York are this weekend playing their part in developing space exploration in the 21st century.

Zones set up to beat cold callers

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12:14pm Saturday 12th April 2014

NEW “no cold-calling” zones have been set up in York as part of an initiative to crack down on doorstep crime.

Beverley High School recognised for GCSE success

8:18am Friday 11th April 2014

AN EAST Yorkshire school has gained national recognition for the GCSE achievements of its pupils.

Jon Stonehouse talks about his role as York's director of children’s services

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)

2:03pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

MEET the new boss of children's services at City of York Council, Jon Stonehouse.

Pupils flying high in Blue Skies with the Red Arrows

York Press: Students from York High School have been chosen to pioneer the first Blue Skiesprogramme in Yorkshire for the Jon Egging Trust. The charity was set up in memory of RedArrows pilot Jon Egging who tragically lost his life on 20th August 2011 whilst completi

9:10am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Students from York High School have been chosen to pioneer the first Blue Skies programme in Yorkshire for the Jon Egging Trust.

University of York reveals 'international gateway' college plan

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8:20am Wednesday 9th April 2014

PLANS for a new "international gateway" college at the University of York have been revealed.

Cracker of cycle entry finishes first in Easter egg art contest

York Press: New Earswick Primary School pupil Mia Reilly-Smythe from Year 6, with her Easter Egg Competition entry 'Grand Degg Part 2014'. Picture David Harrison.

10:19am Tuesday 8th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS at New Earswick primary school entered an Easter egg art competition.

Young Leaders award for Manor pupils

8:57am Monday 7th April 2014

THIRTY Manor school students hosted a public speaking event last week as part of their Archbishop of York’s Young Leaders award.

York poppy fields to honour Great War dead

York Press: LEST WE FORGET: Pupils from Millthorpe School plant the poppiesPlanting (l-r): Molly, Jemima, Lottie, Fraser, Joseph, Ewan, Adam Baybutt and Jane Power.                                 Picture: David Harrison

9:03am Monday 7th April 2014

SCHOOL fields in York will become a sea of poppies this year flowers planted to mark the centenary of the First World War begin to bloom.

Council pays out £68k in compensation to families whose children were injured at school

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10:48am Saturday 5th April 2014

COMPENSATION amounting to £68,000 has been paid out to families in North Yorkshire after children have been injured at school.

York pupils go on 'voyage of discovery' around supermarket

York Press: Skilled Baker Simon Jackson puts the crosses on the hot cross buns as pupils look on

8:10am Saturday 5th April 2014

PUPILS at Woodthorpe Primary School took part in a supermarket's new 'Farm to Fork' venture, aimed at helping the children find out more about where their food comes from.

Young dancers tell story of Easter

York Press: Pupils at  the school worked hard to learn the songs and dances.

9:42am Friday 4th April 2014

CHILDREN at St Lawrence’s C of E Primary school put on an all singing and dancing performance to re-enact the Easter story with a difference.

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