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Long history of York primary school is explored

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9:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS are leading the first community-based archive project, exploring the 150-year history of a York primary school.

Search is on for the best primary school project in York

York Press: Pupils at Tang Hall Primary school work on their "Green Machine" project , which won last year's Primary School Project of the Year award. Nigel Holland. (5617869)

8:37am Thursday 24th April 2014

AS children across York go back to class for the last few months before the summer holidays, The Press is on the hunt for the city's best primary school project.

Seven former pupils return to York secondary school to teach

York Press: They've been here before seven teachers and support staff at Manor CE Academy used to be students at the school.This kind of déjà vu experience happens occasionally, but its unusual for there to be such a high number of staff who are

10:52am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SEVEN former pupils of a York secondary school enjoyed it so much that they have all gone back to work there.

School cook retires after serving almost half a million meals during 39 years at York school

York Press: Anne Batchelor, aged 70, who is retiring after 39 years as cook at Huntington Primary School, where she has cooked almost half a million meals. Pic by Jo Hughes (5592443)

2:24pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A COOK has retired after working for no fewer than 39 years at a York primary school.

York student in line for top national award

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11:11am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A York student has beaten hundreds of other hopefuls to be nominated for Female Undergraduate of the Year.

University scholarships for North Yorkshire pair

8:46am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TWO students from North Yorkshire have been awarded scholarships through Harper Adams University.

Children arriving at school "hungry and cold" due to parents' money worries

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8:16am Monday 21st April 2014

CHILDREN are going to school hungry, cold and wearing dirty clothes because their parents are struggling for money, a teachers union has warned.

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.

School’s great bake-off sees dessert perfected

York Press: Manor School Great British Bake Off finalists just before the start of the final. Pictured from the left are Ellie Pollock, Francesca Doyle, Evan Morris, Annabelle Gee, Hannah Lindley, Grace Armstrong, Tom Ibbott and Maya Walton. Picture David Harrison. (

9:19am Friday 4th April 2014

MOVE over Mary Berry, there's a new baking king and queen in town.

Poppleton Road Primary School can install new windows

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8:56am Friday 4th April 2014

A YORK primary school based within a historic landmark building in the city has secured permission to install new windows.

Enterprising pupils in bid for business prizes

York Press: BUSINESS BRAINS: The team from York’s St Peter’s, who will represent the city with Fulford School in the North Yorkshire Young Enterprise Company Programme competition this year.

2:33pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

BUDDING entrepreneurs from a York private school have been riding a wave of success as they bid to be named North Yorkshire’s most enterprising team.

Archbishop of York Youth Trust asks for volunteers

York Press: Snowdrops at Bishopthorpe Palace, home to the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu (Picture: Mike Tipping)

2:31pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE Archbishop of York Youth Trust is recruiting more young ambassadors.

Uncovering the science of singing on World Voice Day

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2:29pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE University of York will mark World Voice Day with an interactive workshop exploring the science of choral singing, followed by live choral music at York Minster.

Work starts on £34m Askham Bryan College expansion

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4:34pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

WORK has started on the £34 million expansion of a college in York - the biggest project in its history - after the Government gave the scheme the all-clear.

Hempland Primary School pupils work on pirate topic

York Press: Hempland's Primary School Year 2 pupils  enjoy Pirate Day   (l-r), Matilda Midgley (6) and Evan Bartholomew       Picture Frank Dwyer

9:43am Tuesday 1st April 2014

EYE patches, parrots and plastic swords were donned by pupils playing pirates at a York primary school.

University of York needs more teaching space

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8:52am Tuesday 1st April 2014

A YORK university says it “urgently” needs more teaching space as it turns to portable buildings to help meet demand for courses.

Tadcaster pupils are reaching for the stars in contest

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10:11am Monday 31st March 2014

Three girls from Tadcaster Grammar School are going head to head for thetitle of TeenStar 2014.

St Peter’s School pupils excluded after drug inquiry

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9:32am Monday 31st March 2014

A LEADING independent school in York has permanently excluded four children - two of whom were expelled following a drug investigation.

Delight as winning York College student scoops IT prize

7:45am Monday 31st March 2014

A COMPUTING student at York College has combined his technology and writing skills to bag a dream IT prize.

Scholarship success for sixth form’s shining stars

York Press: (L-R) Alice Grierson, the Lydia Rous Scholarship recipient with Holly Gardiner who has won the  William Akroyd Scholarship  both pupils at the Mount School, York    Picture Frank Dwyer

7:43am Monday 31st March 2014

TWO York school girls are celebrating after scooping prestigious scholarship awards.

York nursery celebrates tenth anniversary

York Press: Birthday celebrations: Tiddlywinks nursery in Osbaldwick turns ten. Picture Frank Dwyer

9:12am Monday 31st March 2014

STAFF, parents and youngsters at a York nursery have celebrated it's tenth anniversary.

Elvington Primary School pupils turn trash into treasure

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11:01am Saturday 29th March 2014

CHILDREN at a York school have been turning trash into treasures.

Students voice support for sixth form merge

York Press: All Saints lower sixth students from left, Vicky Williams, Tom Warren, Liam Spindlow, Harry Kilmartin, Holly Beer and Jennifer Moulds.

10:07am Saturday 29th March 2014

SIXTH form students from All Saints RC School in York have added their support for an associated sixth form with Manor CE Academy, as a date for a final public meeting is announced.

York College student wins IT prize

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9:51am Saturday 29th March 2014

A COMPUTING student at York College has combined his technology and writing skills to bag a dream IT prize.

Award for community dance school

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10:48am Saturday 29th March 2014

A COMMUNITY dance school near York has been nominated by parents for a national award. Starbrite Studios, in Nether Poppleton, is up for the “best local activity for children aged 5-12” award, presented by activities website What’s On 4 Little Ones.

More young people in education and training in York and North Yorkshire

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9:44am Friday 28th March 2014

MORE young people are in education and training in York than anywhere else in the north east and North Yorkshire.

Children at York nursery get active for healthier lives

York Press: HAPPY PEOPLE: Andy Johnson, from Fitness First, joins youngsters at Happy Jays during their 'healthy body, happy me' week of events. Picture: Mike Tipping

8:02am Friday 28th March 2014

CHILDREN at a nursery in York have been learning about the importance of healthy living.

Students to take part in NASA space challenge

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7:39am Friday 28th March 2014

A TEAM of up to 80 students from the University of York is to take part in a worldwide NASA event to help in the exploration of space.

Inspectors praise pupils and staff at York primary school

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9:02am Thursday 27th March 2014

PUPILS and teachers at a York primary school have been praised by inspectors from Ofsted.

Ofsted boost for "ambitious" Millthorpe

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2:30pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

Inspirational leaders and polite students have helped York's Millthorpe School achieve an overall "good" rating from Ofsted inspectors.

Academy chain is under ‘failings’ fire

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2:28pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

One of England's biggest academy chains has been condemned by Ofsted after inspectors found that eleven of its schools are failing to give children a good education.

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