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New Feast Day link brings in cash

After a year’s break, Bishop Thornton and Shaw Mills Sports and Feast Day ran once more.

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Schools answer rounders quest

Schools answer rounders quest

Ten teams from across Yorkshire and beyond competed for the annual U11 Cundall Manor Invitational Rounders Tournament with the host team claiming victory in a tense game against a strong St Olave’s from York.

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Ello ello it’s Bobby the police tractor

Ello ello it’s Bobby the police tractor

A unique police tractor – decked out with ‘blues and twos’ and authentic police livery visited Oatlands Infant school in Harrogate.

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Major science scheme launches

Major science scheme launches

Rossett Acre School is one of the first schools in the UK to have been selected to take part in the international Girls4Tech initiative from Mastercard company Vocalink.

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Students in Big Interview Day

Students in Big Interview Day

Recently, 80 Harrogate Grammar School Sixth Form students too part in the tenth Big Interview Day with employees from IBM and senior professionals from other businesses in attendance.

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Pupils hit the campaign trail to win selection as head of school

Election fever gripped students at Rossett School with a new Head Boy and Head Girl being announced.

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Beetle author scared of insects

Beetle author scared of insects

Author MG Leonard told local schoolchildren that she was scared of insects before starting to write her books about beetles.

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Forest School pupils work to Duke of Edinburgh award

A group of six students from year 10 and 11 at Knaresborough’s Forest School are getting closer to achieving their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh award.

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New book builds safety message

New book builds safety message

Pupils from Harrogate-based Western Primary School helped homebuilder Taylor Wimpey North Yorkshire celebrate the launch of its new children’s book.

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Oxbridge offers for students

Oxbridge offers for students

Three Harrogate Grammar Sixth Formers have received offers to study at the University of Cambridge.

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Belmont Head is revealed

Belmont Head is revealed

Harrogate’s Belmont Grosvenor School has appointed a new Headmistress.

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Return to Starbeck school for head

Return to Starbeck school for head

A Headteacher has returned to take the helm of the primary school where he was once a pupil.

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Cricket superstar at training camp

Cricket superstar at training camp

A former Yorkshire and England International cricketer has inspired youngsters at a Harrogate sports training camp.

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Pupils turn forensic scientists

Pupils turn forensic scientists

Harrogate Ladies’ College pupils turned forensic scientists to investigate a murder mystery at school recently.

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Pupils in out of this world experience

Pupils from Cundall Manor School were treated to an experience of a lifetime following the visit of a former NASA Astronaut.

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Pupil wins silver in maths contest

Pupil wins silver in maths contest

A Year 6 Ashville pupil has won silver in a national schools mathematics competition for the second year running.

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Oatlands new headteacher

Oatlands Junior School acting headteacher Estelle Weir has been announced as the school’s permanent headteacher.

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Festival success for Starbeck School

Festival success for Starbeck School

Starbeck School musicians have been celebrating their success at the Harrogate Competitive Festival of Music, Speech and Drama.

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Easter Bonnet parade highlight

Easter Bonnet parade highlight

Pupils at Highfield Pre-School donned their Easter Bonnets for a themed parade.

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MP opposes council schools plan

MP opposes council schools plan

MP Alec Shelbrooke has accused Leeds City Council of “pitching one community against the other” in his formal response to a consultation on the future of secondary school provision in Wetherby and Boston Spa.

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