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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

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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

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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’

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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.

Sign up for adult learning courses

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10:32am Friday 19th September 2014

NORTH Yorkshire County Council is encouraging people to sign up for its adult learning courses.

York College nursery site to reopen as construction skills centre

York Press:

10:19am Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO years after the tragic death of a three-year-old girl on a slide, York College is demolishing its former nursery to make way for a new £6 million construction skills centre.

University of York scientist elected a fellow

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9:39am Thursday 18th September 2014

A UNIVERSITY of York scientist has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Applefields Special School's delight after receiving a second mini-bus

York Press:

11:35am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SCHOOL in York is "doubly delighted" after getting a second mini-bus from a children's charity.

North Yorkshire delivers on school meals

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SCHOOLS and the county council in North Yorkshire carried out extensive work throughout the summer to meet a new requirement to deliver free meals to all children aged seven and under at the start of the school year.

Ofsted praise for Malton primary school

York Press:

2:59pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

STAFF and pupils at Malton Community Primary School staff are celebrating after receiving a “good” inspection by Ofsted.

Budding York art students get chance to win £500 art hamper

10:38am Monday 15th September 2014

ART students in York are being given the chance to win a £500 art hamper to help kick-start their career, as well as having their work displayed in an arts and crafts superstore.

Beth McCarthy to perform at careers event

York Press: Beth McCarthy meets Rainbow Milly (Parents permission gained for use) Dawn Parker 01904470721Ian ParkerTel Mobile: 07920794038 (10283460)

10:47am Saturday 13th September 2014

A STAR of a hit BBC talent show will give youngsters an insight into the music industry when she performs at a careers event.

Future looks brighter for education academy

York Press:

8:39am Friday 12th September 2014

THE future of the York-based Higher Education Academy "is not as bleak as it may feel" according to its new boss.

University of York to host sound conference

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11:39am Thursday 11th September 2014

SCIENTISTS are converging on the University of York for a major conference on sound.

Wizard idea for Joseph Rowntree students

York Press:

2:56pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PUPILS starting back at a York secondary school could be forgiven for thinking they'd turned up at Hogwarts thanks to the introduction of new school ties.

The Library of Lost Books exhibition at Bootham School Arts Centre

York Press:

10:29am Wednesday 10th September 2014

OLD books have been given a new lease of life as works of art.

Ambulance on standby for drunken students as safety scheme launches

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11:41am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A PRIVATE ambulance will be on dedicated standby to provide emergency care for severely drunk students during their first week in York.

Twin town’s gift to help Tadcaster pupils brush up their French

York Press:

10:59am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A FRENCH version of a popular board game has been sent as a gift to Tadcaster Grammar School.

Secondary children to be vaccinated against flu

York Press: Still time to get your free flu jab

5:14pm Monday 8th September 2014

SECONDARY school pupils in North Yorkshire and the Humber are to have flu vaccinations as part of a pilot programme to stop them - and their families - from becoming ill.

Dame Ellen MacArthur in her element at university celebration

York Press:

12:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

ROUND-the-world yachtswoman Dame Ellen MacArthur dropped in at the University of York to help mark a step forward for students.

North Yorkshire schools merger plan

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11:42am Saturday 6th September 2014

PARENTS at two North Yorkshire schools are to be consulted over a planned merger.

Council facing free school meals funding shortfall

York Press:

10:03am Saturday 6th September 2014

AT least one local education authority in the region will be substantially out of pocket because of the extension of universal free school meals.

Research at York university helping to save rare frogs

York Press:

12:32pm Saturday 6th September 2014

COLOURFUL frogs are some of the rare species at the heart of a project involving researchers from the University of York.

School’s beer festival is set for success

York Press:

12:09pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A festival which last year raised enough money to revamp a community centre is returning to help provide kit for schoolchildren.

Open day for University of York’s lifelong learning centre

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11:27am Friday 5th September 2014

THE University of York’s centre for lifelong learning is opening its doors to members of the public next week.

Teacher releases novel after securing a publishing deal

York Press:

10:54am Thursday 4th September 2014

ANY teacher will tell you that their lives can quickly become filled with marking and lesson planning outside the normal demands of a modern day classroom.

Hundreds gather for St Peter’s School's inaugural OP Day

York Press: Lance Corporal Farthing of Fulford Barracks with Paddy Stephen of St Peter’s School, one of the organisers of the event.

3:08pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

HUNDREDS of people gathered at St Peter’s School in York for the school's inaugural OP Day.

Children's University to open in Selby

York Press: Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams, who backs the Chance To Be Chancellor scheme

10:35am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A NEW Children’s University will be launched in Selby, to help educate seven to 14-year-olds in the town.

Pupils to learn UK history in 100 objects

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10:28am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SCHOOL children will be able to learn about objects in the collections of York Museums Trust during a new project.

New health centre planned for University of York campus

York Press:

8:13am Monday 1st September 2014

PLANS for a new health centre with a pharmacy and shops at the University of York's Heslington East campus will go on public display on Thursday, September 4.

York primary school wins Woodland Trust award

York Press:

8:48am Monday 1st September 2014

A PRIMARY school in York has received an award for its green activities.

Councillor welcomes free school meals initiative

York Press:

8:32am Monday 1st September 2014

ALMOST 6,000 York children will get free school meals when terms starts again this week.

Summer reading challenge for youngsters

York Press: BOOKS: The library has increased its visitors from 2012 to 2014

11:36am Saturday 30th August 2014

YOUNG readers around York have just two weeks to complete this year's summer reading challenge.

Young musicians descend on University of York for Yorchestra event

York Press: A Violinist among 160 children in the Yorchestra Holiday Orchestra at rehearsals in the Jack Lyon Concert Hall at York University. Pic by Jo Hughes (9757353)

12:27pm Friday 29th August 2014

YOUNG musicians have been honing their skills at an event at the University of York.

East Riding primary schools' success

York Press: East Riding of Yorkshire Council logo

8:54am Friday 29th August 2014

PRIMARY schools in the East Riding have achieved the best results in the Yorkshire and the Humber region.


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