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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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NADV 1805011AM1Forest School Clean up.  Coun. Andrew Willoughby with youngster from Forest School(1805011AM1)

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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Youngsters knit together to help homeless in winter

Youngsters knit together to help homeless in winter

Knitting has proved beneficial in more ways than one after it was introduced in a Harrogate school.

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Harrogate student wins translation competition

Harrogate student wins translation competition

Harrogate Grammar School French A Level students Issy Murray and Amy Barrett recently took part in the first annual national French Translation Competition for A Level students.

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Sherburn in finals

Sherburn in finals

Sherburn High School is in the finals of the Educate North Teaching Awards in the category of Sixth Form of the Year.

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Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft visits Harrogate school

Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft visits Harrogate school

A gold medal winning and ten-time world champion Paralympian wheelchair racer has pitted her sporting wits against the Headmaster of a Harrogate school.

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NADV 1803191AM1 Moon Rock at Willow School. Rosa Gray(8) with a meteorite and fellow class mates Riley Summer(8), Alex Wells, Henry Bell(8), Jemima Johnson-Ware(9) and Brodie Smith (9)((1803191AM1)

Space age lessons delight pupils

Children at Harrogate-based Willow Tree Primary had an out of this world experience in school.

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Supermarket staff help with project

Two of Morrison’s marketing team have had “more reasons” than most to visit Harrogate’s Ashville Prep School.

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