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Bootham School pupil Edward Pulleyn with his comic storage system

Pupil’s unique comic storage unit a viral hit

FUN: Pupils from Hempland school enjoy dressing up as bugs

Bug ball’s a big hit with pupils

Portakabin boost for schools

Portakabin boost for schools

Jonathan and Julia Kingdon

New tuition centre in Acomb

Tang Hall Primary School teacher Fiona McCallion celebrates her 50th birthday by donating her 50th pint of blood, with pupils Jasmine Wishart, Ashton Campbell, Amy Moore and Kiera Dougherty

Teacher’s 50th blood donation

Children, staff, construction workers and education officials join Builder Gavin Dooley and St Barnabas pupils Isabella Watling and Elisha Lancaster as they lay the first bricks of their new extension

Pupils get involved with new school extension

Protesters who held a picnic on the green in Scarcroft Road, York                                                                           Picture: Richard Doughty

Parents discuss York schools academies plan

Students form Joseph Rowntree School, York, who attended the leavers’ ball at the Parsonage Hotel, Escrick                                  Picture: Greg Mcgee

School leavers have a ball

South Bank parents hand their request for the council to have a parents’ ballot to Cllr Julie Gunnell

Call for votes on schools academy trust plan

Head teacher Cath Precious with Imam Abid Salik and some of the children with their drawings

Pupils show off their designs for new mosque

York College students strike a pose at the Castle Museum in York during the photo shoot to showcase their period hair and make-up work

York College students show off their period hair and make-up work

BUILDERS: Fulford School pupils inspect the steel frame for the new classrooms with design technology technician Alan Bell, left,  and William Birch site manager John Boundy, right

Pupils tour site of their new sports hall and classrooms

Chris Cade, as Charles Darwin, checks out a hedgehog at the Yorkshire Museum.                                                     Picture: Frank Dwyer

Pupils invited to create their own unique creatures for museum's competition

Laura Gaines, left, and Jessica Rooke, right, show their winning designs. They are pictured with David Gluck, chairman of the Tadcaster carnival committee.                                                 Picture: Wendy Binns

Jessica’s colourful design is flagged up

Teacher Tom Myers leads Norton Primary School pupils on their sponsored bike ride

Norton pupils get riding for cycling gear

Adrienne Richmond

New principal appointed at The Mount School

Trevor Burton: head teacher at Millthorpe, which is part of the plan

South Bank schools give notice of academy status plans

AWARD: Oliver Harvey, Daniel Kondratiev, Tom McCullagh, Mike Dawson (judge and former head of design and technology at St Peter’s School), Hannah Whitehouse and Olivia Whitehouse

Pupil's idea to be used to help patients at York Hospital

Summer Benn, ten, and pupils from Clifton Green Primary School take part in their own Tour de Yorkshire

Youngsters get into the cycling spirit with Tour de Clifton

Caroline Kimberling with two of her sons, Zach and Ben

Restart a Heart Day: Mum saved by CPR is backing school scheme

Lord Mayor Cllr Ian Gillies and the Civic Party attend the York’s Schools Gala Concert at the University of York

Lord Mayor is lord of the dance at choral festival

Priory Street Centre

Packed public meeting gives hostile reception to South Bank academy plans

The New York Brass Band played a lunchtime gig at Joseph Rowntree School

Band hits right note for Joseph Rowntree School

Iris Lawrence, centre, with classmates, from left, Izan Colmena Marin, Elle-May Bolton, Katie Bushnell  and Izzy Noble on the chicken run at Park Grove Primary School

School head hatches plan for return of hens

Yearsley Grove School pupil Eleanor Gurung, front, and school friends who held a fundraising bun sale in the school to raise money for disaster relief in Nepal

Pupils raise earthquake appeal cash

Judith Weir, Master of the Queen’s Music, joins members of the Castaway Music Group at the National Centre for Early Music

Composer gets in tune with young musicians


Education cash to go on the arts and science

Pupils are being encouraged to learn first-aid skills through the St John Ambulance’s Big First Aid Lesson

Online lesson to teach pupils vital life-saving skills

Tess Primarolo with pupils at Wigginton Primary School  learn about water safety at the school's pond.

Pupils first to benefit from river safety pack

Handing out leaflets about plans to turn three South Bank Schools into academies are, from left, Julie Toyne, Emily Park and Julie Forgan

Academy status will hit school staff, say protesters

Jill Tinsley from Young Enterprise with pupils at Canon Lee

Enterprising students plan airline's take off


Youngsters to get tips on road safety

Jonny Crawshaw, right, and his colleagues, from left, Bob Scrase, Sophie Weston and Adrian Clayton, at Scarcroft School

Parents call for vote on Scarcroft School academy plans

Over 16s must carry on paying for school transport in North Yorkshire

Over 16s must carry on paying for school transport in North Yorkshire

Some of the cadets practice at St Peter’s School

St Peter’s School pupils get taste of the military life

The Early Years Team at New Earswick Primary School, from left, Jo Slack, leader, Charlotte McCormack, Linda Reed, Natalie Coutas and Rebecca Walton. Early Years provision at the school was marked as "good".

Ofsted inspection reveals York primary school improving but still has work to do

Teacher Vikki Pendry with pupils, from left, Jackson Carter, Danny Dinis and Macy Blu Howells, watched by Sue Boyle, left, and Brian Male, from the Curriculum Foundation

York primary school's 'big books' project to help children in South Sudan


Free training to help with autism awareness


University of York students to host TEDx event

Unison branch secretary Heather McKenzie, left, and School’s Convenor Julie Toyne who were handing out leaflets, in King’s Square, opposed to the academy conversion of Millthorpe, Scarcroft and Knavesmire schools

Union opposes move to turn South Bank schools into academy trust

York Steiner School teacher Fiona Dudley, who has been shortlisted for a Teacher of the Year award

York’s Steiner School in the running for award double

The award winners with college principal Dr Alison Birkinshaw at York College

Ceremony honours skills of York College construction students

Alex Reppold, aged 28, the new headteacher of Pocklington Community Primary School, with pupils Stephen, Jacob, Chloe and Madison

Is Alex, 28, Britain's youngest head teacher?

Elle Smart at the Yo Sushi restaurant in York shows pupils from Tang Hall Primary School how to make sushi

Primary school pupils learn about sushi

Nicola Doody, manager of Giant York in Lord Mayor’s Walk, who hosted the cycle maintenance night with wine and cheese

Bike shop holds cycle maintenance event


Students in York ‘more likely to be crime victims’

Caroline Ryder, head teacher of Carr Junior School

Headteacher keynote speaker at conference

York student wins Future Legal Mind 2015 title

York student wins Future Legal Mind 2015 title


Experts share knowledge of brain injuries at university

Jonathan Foster, Jonathan Oswald and history teacher Louise Fillingham, from Barlby High School, at the grave of Jonathan Foster’s great, great uncle.

Selby school hoping to create First World War memorial garden

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