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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

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

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

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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’

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

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.

Lessons in language at Bootham School

York Press: Head teacher Joanthan Taylor (right) with staff from Bootham School dressed up in costumes to celebrate European Day of Languages.
Picture: Anna Gowthorpe (10804228)

8:19am Saturday 27th September 2014

STUDENTS and staff at Bootham School in York celebrated the European Day of Languages with a spot of dressing up.

Students' work goes on display at costume exhibition

York Press:

12:41pm Friday 26th September 2014

THERE'S a real bustle about this year's Northern College of Costume exhibition in York.

Saffron Thompson, ten, is runner-up in national writing competition

York Press: 10-year-old Saffron Thompson, of Strensall, who has been named the runner-up in a national writing competition. Pic: Mike Tipping (10531575)

10:44am Friday 26th September 2014

A TEN-YEAR-OLD school girl from York has been named a runner -up in a national writing competition.

Teacher to run Yorkshire Marathon to raise money for school trip

York Press:

9:46am Friday 26th September 2014

A PRIMARY school teacher from York is limbering up to take part in this year's Yorkshire Marathon to raise cash for a school trip.

Children's nursery garden unveiled

York Press: Gwan Sykes,left in wheelchair,fouder of the Peter Pan Nursery, Sherburn in Elmet looks on as Selby and  Ainsty M.P. Nigel Adams, and nursery volunteer Marleen Firth try a piece of new apparfatus in the newly opened garaden. Picture by eric foster (1061346

9:21am Friday 26th September 2014

A NEW garden has been unveiled at a children's nursery in Sherburn-in-Elmet.

York school receives Games Gold Award

York Press: Pupils at Knavesmire Primary School celebrate their International School Award and PE Gold Award.Picture Nigel Holland (10470525)

2:41pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a York school are going for gold.

Cycle test gives bursary cash to students

York Press: PR1 left to right are  
Matt Broom, University of York Cycle Club
Jack Marsh, from Santander
Sam Lichy, University of York Cycle Club
Tom Price, from Derwent FM
Seven University of York students will receive support during their degree thanks to four staf

10:48am Wednesday 24th September 2014

SEVEN University of York students will receive support during their degree thanks to four staff from the university branch of Santander.

Degree success for brave Shelly Vaughan

York Press: York College Graduation event at York Minster. Pictured is Shelly Vaughan who got her qualification despite a serious illness. Picture David Harrison. (10635765)

10:44am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Clutching her degree with a broad smile on her face - this is one day Shelly Vaughan feared may never come.

New head teachers take up roles at Ampleforth College

York Press: New headmasters: Mark O’Donnell ,left, and David Lambon, right with chairman of governors Abbot Cuthbert Madden.

9:08am Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO new head teachers are settling in at Ampleforth College and St Martin’s Ampleforth Prep School in North Yorkshire.

New playground at Mount Pre-School

York Press: Story teller Jenna Drury of Mud Pie Arts helps to open the new playground at The Mount school.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (10550762)

8:44am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE Mount Pre-School opened their new playground for the Early Years with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

£9m green build to be a ‘proud boast’ for university

York Press: An architect's image of the new building.

8:08am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE University of York has named the contractors for their new £9.9 million environment building.

Pirate day celebrated by Haxby primary school

York Press: Staff and pupils during the pirate day at Ralph Butterfield School, Haxby, with Clive Marshall from York Opera. Pic: Mike Tipping (10547355)

8:11am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

INTERNATIONAL Talk Like a Pirate Day was this ‘yarr’ celebrated in style by Ralph Butterfield Primary School in Haxby.

New grant for University of York projects

York Press: Clifford's Tower

8:08am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ACADEMICS at the University of York have been granted funding of more than £3 million for major research projects.

York student wins BAFTA scholarship

York Press: STUDENTS: Bournemouth University and the Arts University College Bournemouth campus at Wallisdown

7:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

A STUDENT from York has been awarded a BAFTA scholarship to fund her MA studies in computer animation at Bournemouth University.

Pupils in fine voice at York recording studios

York Press:

11:23am Saturday 20th September 2014

THESE pupils from Razzamataz York Inters group (nine-11 years) had an exciting afternoon with a trip to the recording studios at Access To Music College & The Jam Factory Recording studios in York.

Students have their own say on Scotland

York Press:

11:12am Friday 19th September 2014

STUDENTS and staff at Tadcaster Grammar School were given the opportunity to express their opinion on the issue of Scottish independence by voting in a referendum which asked: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”.

York St John University is ‘gay-friendly’

York Press: York St John University logo

10:12am Friday 19th September 2014

YORK St John University has been hailed as one of the UK’s most gay-friendly universities by equality charity Stonewall.


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