Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

Body cameras

UK schools introduce body cameras for teachers

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

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Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Over 40 schools in North and West Yorkshire have been visited by army bomb disposal experts after it was discovered they were storing a potentially hazardous chemical on their premises.

Izzy Clement and Tom Clarke take in the culture of London.

Schools: Fyling Hall pupils explore capital of culture

Mrs Wormald and Mrs Park decided to take upon the challenge of giving 14 sixth form students from Fyling Hall School the opportunity to explore London and its diverse culture.

Yorkshire Coast College invite Chocolatier Andrew Thwaite to teach the students about the art of chocolate making. Also pictured student Jack  Miladinovic . pic Richard Ponter 164105b

Michelin star glamour night with chocolate spectacular

The world’s largest supplier of high-quality chocolate has donated 120kg to catering students at Scarborough’s Yorkshire Coast College.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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UTC Principal Tim Englefield with pupils at the start of the first day.

Scarborough's new UTC opens its doors

The first group of students have started life at Scarborough University Technical College.
Top business award

Top business award

Business leader Terry Hodgkinson CBE, who has with bases in Wakefield and Whitby, has been named Non-Executive Director of the Year at the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Directors awards in Leeds.

Study of media multi-tasking teens

Teens who text while watching TV ‘score lowest in exams’

Teens who divide their attention between watching the TV and texting on the their mobiles score low marks in their exams.

Kids could be cashing in on good exam results

Parents could pay out £239 reward for kids’ good exam results

More than four in five parents with children taking exams this year are offering rewards to their offspring such as cash, holidays and gadgets, a survey has found.

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Could YOU pass a SATS test? Try these five questions

PRIMARY school across the UK are taking their SATS tests, designed to measure their skills in English and maths.

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Learning a new language boosts brain power - whatever your age

Learning a new language boosts brain power - whatever your age

Learning another language boosts brain power - no matter how old you are, according to new research.

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Yorkshire parents’ fears that children will not be ready to start school

ALMOST half of Yorkshire parents worry that their child will not be ready to start school at the age of five - and fear they could face “an uphill challenge” to catch up.

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Primary school preferences

Primary school preferences: 93 per cent get first choice

Over 93 per cent of parents or carers of primary age children have secured their first school preference in North Yorkshire

Mountain rescue volunteers give a talk to students

Rescue team visit Caedmon College – after 3am call-out

Community has been the theme for year seven students at Caedmon College Whitby this term.

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Scarborough teacher struck off following affair with pupil

A teacher who taught at Malton and lived in Scarborough has been banned from the country’s classrooms for life after findings that he had an affair with a pupil.
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