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St Lawrence’s pupils set the pace to take 'Walk to School' award

York Press:

7:53am Friday 24th October 2014

CHILDREN of York's St Lawrence’s Primary School have triumphed in an annual "Walk to School Week" competition.

Competition to design science lab of the future offers £20k furniture prize

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9:46am Friday 24th October 2014

SCHOOL pupils across York have been urged to take part in a competition to design the science lab of the future.

Park Grove pupils learn about pirates and explorers

York Press:

8:49am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Ahoy there, me hearties! This bunch of eye-patch wearing treasure hunters dressed up as their favourite villains of the high seas after learning all about pirates and explorers at school.

Young people to get an insight into council work

York Press: Coun Janet Looker

8:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHILDREN and young people looked after by City of York Council will have the chance to take over council jobs and decisions next month.

Value Of The Find exhibition, St Mary's, Coppergate, York, October 25-November 2

York Press:

9:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A NEW exhibition created by students from York College will open at St Mary's in Coppergate this weekend.

School chef wins national award

York Press:

8:19am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE man behind the dinners at a York private school has scooped a top national award.

Hearing Dog puppy visits York primary school

York Press:

10:05am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS at St Lawrence’s CE primary school in York had a visit from Hearing Dog puppy Quinn.

College pays tribute to Baker Street saxophonist

York Press:

11:23am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE musician behind one of the most recognisable saxophone solos - on Gerry Rafferty's hit Baker Street - has died.

Be a pud sport and join the Santa jog for charity

York Press:

11:57am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHRISTMAS came very early to a York primary school.

Details of Fulford School’s new facilities are revealed

York Press: An architect's impression of the new two storey classroom block planned for Fulford School.

10:07am Tuesday 21st October 2014

DETAILED plans have been unveiled for major extensions at a popular York school.

New outdoor classroom at York school given stone from Minster Chapter House

York Press:

8:33am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PIECE of the 13th century Chapter House at York Minster will take pride of place in a new reflective garden being created at a York secondary school.

York has some of the best school attendance figures in the country

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)

8:25am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in York have some of the best attendance figures in the country.

Wallaby is a favourite at Askham Bryan College

York Press:

11:52am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE wallaby which was captured by police in York is settling into its new home and has become the topic of classes at a local college.

Residents invited to university lectures at Ripon Cathedral

York Press: DAY TRIPPER: Visitors to Ripon Cathedral crypt should watch their step

12:05pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

TWO lectures organised by York St John University will take place this week.

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

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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

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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

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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.

Strike action won’t affect York College classes

11:12am Wednesday 8th October 2014

YORK College has said it has no plans to cancel classes or examinations ahead of strike action next Tuesday - but that some changes may be unavoidable.

Students to name the best landlords

11:09am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Students have until Friday to nominate the landlords who make their stay in York easier.

University to host national cinema competition

York Press: University of York logo

9:43am Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE University of York is to host a national competition set up by the Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) to encourage cinematographic excellence in students.

Cafe Rouge founder visits Millthorpe School

York Press: Karen Jones speaking to Millthorpe pupils. Pic: Stuart Potter.

7:58am Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE founder of the Café Rouge restaurant chain returned to talk to pupils at her old school in York.

University chief to retire before start of 2015 year

York Press:

11:05am Tuesday 7th October 2014

 THE Vice Chancellor of York St John University, Professor David Fleming, has announced his intention to retire.

Cash incentives won’t work for pupils

8:25am Saturday 4th October 2014

Offering teenagers cash to do well in their GCSEs is likely to have little impact on their results, according to new research.

Lifesaving campaign launched after river tragedies

York Press: Ellie Prail pictured during a life saving awarness event at York Sport Village.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (11037809)

10:53am Friday 3rd October 2014

STUDENTS are being offered lifesaving training as part of a new campaign to highlight the dangers of drinking near open water.

York College building skills students in competition final

York Press: York College logo

10:54am Friday 3rd October 2014

TWO star students York College have made it into the finals of a national construction competition being held at Birmingham’s NEC, pictured.

International acclaim for ex-student’s novel hit

8:15am Thursday 2nd October 2014

AN ex student who was “a bit of a handful” and who turned his life around to become an author has won international acclaim for his debut novel.

Olympic swimming champion visits local college

York Press: Olympic gold medal winning swimmer Duncan Goodhew, an ambassador for The Golden Mile, joins pupils from York Primary Schools and members of Premier Sport during a training session at the former Burnholme College. Pic: Mike Tipping (10858859)

11:12am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN OLYMPIAN swimmer visited York to promote a new health scheme this week.

Scientists take part in risk study

York Press: University of York logo

10:23am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SCIENTISTS at the University of York have taken part in a new study on the risks of pharmaceuticals in the environment.

York primary school wins gold award

York Press: Children (left to right) Sam Grieves, Emily Henson and Alfie Carty with their Primary Science Specialist teachers Beccy Pilgrim and Emma Davies in their classroom at Robert Wilkinson Primary School in Strensall after winning the Primary Science Quality Ma

8:25am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PUPILS and staff at a York primary academy are celebrating after securing a gold award in science.

Expansion plans at Fulford School

York Press: Fulford School head teacher Lorna Savage with the previous head, Steve Smith. Picture : Garry Atkinson (10894936)

12:36pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A YORK secondary school is in line for a major expansion and a new purpose built sports hall, under new plans revealed by the city council.

Pupils issued with cards outlining symptoms of brain tumours

York Press: Marie Hughes of Dunnington, who's son Oscar died of a brain tumour, handing out leaflets for children to take home to parents advising them of the signs of brain tumours. She is pictured handing leaflets to Maya and Bella Reid. Picture David Harrison.

12:23pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THOUSANDS of pupils are to take cards home with them from schools across York next month, outlining the warning signs of brain tumours.

Don’t blame private schools for ‘social ills’

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8:45am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Private schools should be celebrated and not blamed for the "social ills" of the nation, a leading headteacher is warning.

Scientists in York lead research into enzymes

York Press: University of York logo

9:30am Saturday 27th September 2014

SCIENTISTS at the University of York are part of a team of researchers which has gained fresh insight into how a disease-causing enzyme makes changes to proteins and how it can be stopped.


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