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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.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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

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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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Pupils at a Church of England primary school, which teaches children as young as four, have been copying scenes from the ultra-violent video game Grand Theft Auto on the playground

Pupils ‘copy violent game on playground’

A Church of England primary school has taken action after pupils were caught mimicking ultra-violent video games on the playground.

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National school tables have just been published

North Yorkshire schools are among the best performing in the country

North Yorkshire schools and colleges have achieved results well above national averages at both GCSE and A-level.

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Principal Keith Prytherch & Vicki Rahn.

College praised for leadership and progress

The town’s college has been inspected for the first time since its pioneering merger.

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gcse's WCC. Tony Hewitt.

Nervous students pick up results

It was a nerve-racking time for the town’s students yesterday (Thursday) as they picked up GCSE results at Caedmon College.

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A Level results from Whitby Community College.

Double delight as twins score top marks

There was plenty to smile about in the Laffan household this morning - after identical twins Catherine and Rebecca scooped six top A-Levels between them.

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