Education Zone

School’s pirates and mermaids in the limelight

York Press:

10:21am Friday 27th March 2015

CHILDREN at a York primary school have impressed their teachers and parents after throwing themselves into the limelight.

Schools praised following excellent results of disadvantaged pupils

York Press:

11:16am Friday 27th March 2015

THREE primary schools in York have won national praise for their work with disadvantaged pupils.

School's nature area is renamed as tribute to retiring headteacher

York Press:

9:11am Friday 27th March 2015

A REVAMPED nature area at York’s largest primary school has been renamed as a tribute to its head teacher, who is retiring today.

School named in national A level league table

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11:33am Friday 27th March 2015

A PRIVATE school near York has been named the top independent girls boarding school in the North for its A level results.

Askham Bryan College to take on Harrogate flower show's 60-minute garden challenge

York Press:

10:30am Thursday 26th March 2015

THESE students will be racing against the clock to demonstrate how to build a garden in only 60 minutes.

York scientists uncover vital new evidence in Dementia research

York Press:

11:42am Thursday 26th March 2015

SCIENTISTS in York have taken a vital step towards developing treatments for dementia after researching brain activity in fruit flies.

Cardiac charity donates defibrillator to Applefields School

York Press:

12:56pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

LIFESAVING equipment has been donated to a school by a dedicated cardiac charity.

York College receives Artsmark Gold Award

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9:37am Tuesday 24th March 2015

YORK College has been given the Artsmark Gold Award in recognition of its arts and cultural provision.

Miniature heroes take to their bikes for Big Pedal contest

York Press:

10:18am Monday 23rd March 2015

PUPILS from Bishopthorpe Infant School donned their superhero gear and pedalled to school on Friday in aid of Sustrans’ Big Pedal competition.

South Bank schools in merger bid

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8:19am Monday 23rd March 2015

THREE York schools are looking to band together to become the city's first primary and secondary academy trust.

European success for York College dance students

York Press:

12:35pm Monday 23rd March 2015

DANCE students from York College cleaned up at the European Dance Championships in Paris.

Shakespeare kids show real Will power

York Press:

7:45am Saturday 21st March 2015

YOUNGSTERS met Puck, Titania and Lady Macbeth for the first time as they were given their first taste of Shakespeare.

BAFTA-winning film maker returns to the York university where he learned his trade

York Press:

8:02am Saturday 21st March 2015

A BAFTA-WINNING graduate has returned to the university where he learned his trade.

School bus fare rises postponed after outcry

York Press:

10:56am Friday 20th March 2015

MAJOR price hikes for school transport across all of North Yorkshire have been postponed after an outcry from parents in the rural areas.

York schools among best performers, Ofsted figures show

York Press:

10:58am Friday 20th March 2015

YORK'S schools are among the best performing in the region, and out-do national averages according to new Ofsted figures.

School holds "mock election" for tomorrow's voters

York Press:

10:57am Thursday 19th March 2015

THE next generation of voters in York have heard from the politicians fighting to gain their support.

Media archiving training scheme

York Press:

10:32am Thursday 19th March 2015

SKILLED people are being offered the chance to join the film industry.

Engineering whizz-kids take part in technology tournament

York Press:

12:52pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

DOZENS of engineering whizz-kids were aiming for top marks in ingenuity as they swapped the classroom for a technology challenge.

Academics show children that science can be fun

York Press:

10:42am Wednesday 18th March 2015

MAKING plastic out of plants and musical instruments out of bananas were among some of the strange secrets of science revealed to children by academics at the University of York.

Wigginton Primary School pupils perform Cats

York Press:

10:47am Tuesday 17th March 2015

CHILDREN from Wigginton Primary School in York put on the purrfect show when they performed the musical Cats.


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