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Improvements praised at Acomb school

York Press: Headteacher Lee Haynes and pupils and staff at Acomb Primary School celebrating their Ofsted success.

10:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUPILS and staff at Acomb Primary School are celebrating the end of the school year with a 'good' rating from Ofsted.

Archbishop of York School pupils raise £1,300 for new music room

York Press: Children from Archbishop of York's CE Junior School, Bishopthorpe, during their fundraising performance at St Crux church hall in York. Pic: Mike Tipping (8386664)

7:48am Monday 21st July 2014

TUNEFUL youngsters from a York school have ensured they are a step closer to having a new music room.

Gary Verity receives honorary degree

York Press: Gary Verity pictured at The University of York after collecting his honourary degree.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8382343)

10:26am Saturday 19th July 2014

GARY Verity, the man credited by many with bringing the Tour de France to Yorkshire, has been honoured by the University of York.

Academic honoured by fellowship

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10:43am Saturday 19th July 2014

AN ARCHAEOLOGIST from the University of York has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy.

University of York degree results - Day 3

York Press:

2:55pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE following students are graduating from the University of York today:

York High School pupils donate £300 to Macmillan Cancer Support

York Press:

8:24am Friday 18th July 2014

THIS spooky lot have raised hundreds of pounds for a worthy cause after they were inspired by a classmate.

Work of Malton School art students goes on show

York Press: Malton School's Art Exhibition Charlotte Housdon with her one of her photographs inspired by the Natural World      Picture Frank Dwyer (8048765)

8:51am Friday 18th July 2014

THE ACHIEVEMENTS of art students at Malton School was recognsied in an annual exhibition.

Trumpeter Hugh Masekela receives honorary degree

York Press: Hugh Masekela after picking up his honoray degree at the university of York.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8353995)

11:20am Friday 18th July 2014

A musician known for his inspired political views has received a degree to honour his work.

University of York degree results - Day 2

York Press:

12:26pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Archaeologists to specialists in women’s studies are among the students who are receiving their degrees in three days of ceremonies at the University of York.

Years of hard work pays off as graduates get their degrees

York Press: Students wait outside for their graduation ceremony at the University of York. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe (8307691)

11:03am Thursday 17th July 2014

Hats off to more than 3,500 students old and young who are receiving their degrees from the University of York this week.

University of York degree results - Day 1

York Press:

11:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

ROLAND Keating, who held a series of key roles at the BBC before leaving to become chief executive of the British Library, has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of York.

Archbishop Holgate’s pupils to receive awards from Dr Sentamu

York Press: The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, said Julia Unwin’s book was powerful and hard-hitting

11:17am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Youngsters who learnt lessons from inspiring historical figures and put them into practice in the community will be honoured during a ceremony hosted by the Archbishop of York.

Pocklington pupils raise hundreds for charity

York Press: The result of Year 6 Fiver challenge A great success for year 6 children at PCJS!As reported in an earlier edition and an update for those of you who are wondering how successful our Year 6 children have been over the past month at Pocklington Community J

11:15am Wednesday 16th July 2014

CHILDREN at Pocklington Community Junior School have raised hundreds of pounds in a charity initiative.

York school children take part in healthy eating workshop

York Press: York City in the Community's Simon Wood and Benenden's Claire Hetherington, with pupils from Class 2 at St Wilfrid's School, during one of the healthy eating workshops. Pic: Mike Tipping (8259523)

9:57am Wednesday 16th July 2014

PUPILS at a York primary school took part yesterday in a workshop aimed at spelling out the importance of healthy eating and exercise.

Millthorpe School pupils take part in annual charity fun run

York Press: Millthorpe school charity fun run on Knavesmire.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8220269)

12:11pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

HUNDREDS of pupils from Millthorpe School in York have taken part in the school’s annual charity fun run.

Selby College hold annual fashion show

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8:14am Saturday 12th July 2014

THE annual Selby College Fashion show saw models wearing designs inspired by Light Movement, Metal Wear, Nature and Revolution.

Raising awareness of wellbeing and health among school pupils

York Press: Lorna Galdas, City of York Council's young people's physical activity officer, with Joseph Rowntree School pupils Imogen Black (centre) and Ellie Nendick trying step aerobics during the Body Confidence day in Coppergate. Pic: Mike Tipping

8:10am Saturday 12th July 2014

TEENAGE girls joined in lessons in health, beauty and well-being at a Body Confidence event in York.

University of York wins £5m funding grant

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11:05am Saturday 12th July 2014

THE University of York has secured more than £5 million in new research funding.

Twins retiring from Huntington School after more than 50 years' service

York Press: Twins Lesley Helps and Norma Lee retire from Huntington School after a total of 55 years.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8090048)

8:45am Friday 11th July 2014

TWIN midday supervisors, Norma Lee and Lesley Helps, are retiring from Huntington School after more than 50 years’ service between them.

'Planting day' adds colour to York shopping centre

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7:51am Friday 11th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from six York primary schools have been digging in to bring some colour to a city shopping centre.

Huntington Primary School Year 6 leavers perform The Road To Rio

York Press: Year 6 leavers perform The Road To Rio at Huntington Primary School. Nigel Holland (8019961)

8:36am Thursday 10th July 2014

England lifted the World Cup in a primary school’s end of year show described as “a roaring success”.

Latest school closures for Thursday

York Press: Teacher strike – school closures revealed

6:35pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Details of Thursday's strike action across the region

Selby College marks its 30th birthday

York Press: Many happy returns: Staff celebrate at Selby College's 30th anniversary

12:16pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

SELBY College staff celebrated 30 years of education with a special cake-cutting ceremony, to mark the occasion.

UPDATED: 4.20PM: NUT strike July 10 - York school closures latest list

York Press: Teacher strike – school closures revealed

11:12am Wednesday 9th July 2014

TEACHERS across York are taking part in a one-day strike tomorrow.

Beauty and the Beast comes to Westfield Primary School

York Press: Jack Jones and Grace Hardgrave with pupils at Westfield Primary School who are to perform Beauty and the Beast.Nigel Holland. (7968770)

9:02am Wednesday 9th July 2014

PUPILS at a York primary school are bringing the magic of Disney and their local high street to their end of term play.

Primary pupils are 'outstanding' in York public speaking contest

York Press: PUblic speaking contest award winners

8:12am Wednesday 9th July 2014

PUPILS from York primary schools have taken part in a public speaking competition, aimed at raising their awareness of the city's architectural and historic delights.

University scientists from York produce oil palm report

9:25am Wednesday 9th July 2014

TWO scientists from the University of York have helped draw up a major report on the controversial development of oil palm plantations.

Thousands of pupils to be hit by strike

York Press: Teacher strike – school closures revealed

11:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Details of school closures for York, North Yorkshire and East Yorkshire

Google scholarship for University of York student

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11:34am Tuesday 8th July 2014

AN ELECTRONICS student from the University of York has been selected for an international Google scholarship.

York pupil in final of national spelling bee

York Press: All Saints school student Patrick Randall who has reached the national final of the Routes into Languages Spelling Bee which will be held at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge on Friday. 61,000 Year 7 pupils from  across the county have taken poart in

9:49am Saturday 5th July 2014

A YORK youngster is in the national finals of a spelling bee.

Tree planted in memory of popular teacher

York Press: Clifton Green pupils Amelia Brown, Marina Gigli, Chris Profhet and Nate Foster-McGlynn and head teacher Dave Brown remembering former teacher Lorraine Holmes. Pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (7862328)

9:36am Saturday 5th July 2014

PUPILS have dedicated a bench and planted a tree at a York school in memory of a long-serving teacher.

Youngsters to take part in summer music school

York Press: Connie Thorby dressed as Princess Elizabeth Christine of Prussia in the grounds of the National Centre for Early Music where a week of acting and music leading to the Musical Play will be held in August. Pic by Jo HughesIf you enjoy acting, making music a

9:23am Saturday 5th July 2014

The stage is set for young people to make music and friends while taking part in this summer's music school at the National Centre for Early Music.

Go ahead for college building skills centre

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8:52am Saturday 5th July 2014

YORK College has been given the go-ahead to build a new construction skills centre on its Sim Balk Lane campus.

Production of Grease raises £500 for Applefields School

York Press: Tom O'Brien (left) and Steve Padfield with members of the Flying Ducks theatre group Haxby  who have raised £500 for Applefields School.Nigel Holland. (7810990)

8:54am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A THEATRE production of Grease has raised £500 for Applefields School in Burnholme.

Demonstration in long-running college dispute

York Press: York College University and College Union dispute at York College. Picture David Harrison. (7814736)

9:26am Thursday 3rd July 2014

PROTESTORS demonstrated outside York College in support of a union branch chair embroiled in controversy.

Pupils show gardening talents at Monks Cross

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9:08am Thursday 3rd July 2014

GREEN-FINGERED youngsters have showed off their blossoming gardening talents by designing planting beds for shoppers.

Water safety highlighted as part of Drowning Prevention Week

York Press: Schoolchildren from Knavesmire Primary,(front left) Milly, Leah, Emily, Guy and back row from left, Kimon, Jake and Stanley enjoy Drowning Prevention excercises at Energize with instructor James Taylor.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (7636332)

12:47pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

YOUNGSTERS in York have been learning the importance of being able to swim as part of Drowning Prevention Week.

York primary school holds Shakespeare festival

York Press: Children from Acomb primary perform Much Ado about Nothing in the school grounds.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (7717698)

8:36am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

ACOMB Primary School held a special festival to mark ten years of staging Shakespeare’s plays.

Business and Education Partnership helping get teen careers off ground

York Press: Scarlett Barclay, 17, of Fulford School, holds the George Cayley Trophy as overall winner of Inspirations held at the Yorkshire Air Museum on Thursday.  QUOTE "I was overwhelemed when my name was read out. There has been a lot of effort invoved with

9:45am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE talent and skill of innovative teenagers was celebrated at the annual Inspirations event organised by the North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership.

Fun and games from past times at school’s fair

York Press: children at Heworth Primary School dance around the maypole at the school Victorian day fair.Nigel Holland. (7738890)

8:54am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

HEWORTH CE Primary School pupils took part in their annual summer fayre with maypole dancing and a Victorian themed-day.

Ambitious trio honoured with college awards

York Press: TALENTED:From left, Ashley Grant (Vocational winner), Helen Perry (Adult/Higher Education winner), Reman Sadani  (A-Level winner) and Dr Alison Birkinshaw, Principal of York College, who presented the awards

10:50am Tuesday 1st July 2014

YORK College has awarded three Student of the Year awards to students from different areas of the college.

York pupils explore Yorkshire Arboretum's new woodland playground

York Press: Children from Heworth Primary School explore the new woodland playground at the Yorkshire Arboretum (© The Yorkshire Arboretum)

7:50am Tuesday 1st July 2014

CHILDREN from a York primary school have given a big thumbs up to a new woodland playground at the Yorkshire Arboretum.

Harry Potter has a wizard time during Tadcaster Grammar School’s leavers' week

York Press: Harry Potter as Harry Potter - Photo by Wendy BinnsFive years of hard work was rewarded with fun and games for Year 11 Leavers at Tadcaster Grammar School.A visit to Alton Towers, a trip down memory lane at a special Assembly and Wide Games were all par

11:20am Tuesday 1st July 2014

WHEN it came to deciding who to dress up as for Tadcaster Grammar School's leavers' week activities, the choice was obvious for one student.

Green Hammerton pupils learn circus skills

York Press: Green Hammerton C of E School pupil Mia O'Connor (aged 7) and teaching assistant Heather Slammon (correct) clowning around during the circus day. Pic: Mike Tipping (7642932)

8:49am Monday 30th June 2014

Teachers sent in the clowns and put juggling on the curriculum when a school celebrated its 140th anniversary.

Free school buses set to continue for a year

York Press: Pupils of Manor CE Academy will still be able to get free travel on buses

8:41am Monday 30th June 2014

MORE than 120 pupils who faced losing out on a free bus to school in York have won a reprieve for the next school year after a council rethink.

Dunnington pupils win chance to meet stars of Grand Departy concert

York Press: City of York Councillor Sonja Crisp joined Year Five children at Dunnington Primary School as they celebrated winning tickets for the Grand Departy concert at Huntington Stadium next Friday

9:44am Saturday 28th June 2014

A CLASS of children from Dunnington CE School have won the chance to go back stage and meet singing stars as part of York's Grand Départy Concert.

Great Excavations event at University of York

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10:18am Friday 27th June 2014

BOOKINGS are now open for an archaeology conference at the University of York on Saturday, July 26.

Head teacher vows to give kids a better start

York Press: Debbie Cousins

9:19am Friday 27th June 2014

A HEAD teacher says she is determined to ensure pupils receive the best possible education after a watchdog said improvements were required at her school.

Prize for bright A-level student

York Press: Pictured are Marjorie Marks-Stuttle (right) presenting the Caroline's Rainbow Foundation psychology prize to student Samantha Keenaghan at York College. Picture David Harrison.

8:59am Friday 27th June 2014

A STUDENT from York College has scooped a prize handed out in memory of murdered York back-packer, Caroline Stuttle.

Mr Potato’s special visit to nursery

York Press: Grand Opera House'e Mr Potato  meets the children of The  Ducklings Nursery  DEFRA, York  Toby  and  Mia )   Picture Frank Dwyer All of the children at Ducklings Nursery are excited to meet Mr Potato when he comes to visit them on Thursday 12 June at

8:57am Friday 27th June 2014

CHILDREN at a York nursery were treated to a special visit from one of their favourite characters from the TV show Peppa Pig.

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