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Cookery school event to explore the future of food

Leading experts, writers, nutritionists and cooks will gather near Worksop for Food for Thought – an event looking at the future of food in Britain.

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Common sense needed on holidays during term time

Common sense needed on holidays during term time

As a secondary school pupil I remember sinking down in my chair as my dad challenged my French teacher at parents’ evening about the educational benefit of a school trip to Boulogne-sur-Mer.

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Fines for taking children out of school for holidays are once again in the news.

POLL: Should fines for taking children on holiday during term-time be reconsidered?

Fines for taking children out of school during term-time for holidays are once again back in the news.

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The Supreme Court have allowed the appeal.

Dad loses legal battle over term-time holidays

A father has lost a landmark legal battle over being fined for taking his daughter on holiday during school term-time.
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Teacher to run London marathon for youth cancer charity

Teacher to run London marathon for youth cancer charity

An Ollerton school leader is gearing up to run his second marathon this month in support of a cancer care charity which helped his family.

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The Norbridge Academy year-five class that launched the weather balloon into space.

Amazing pictures captured by weather balloon launched into space by schoolchildren

Children from a primary school in Worksop have captured some stunning pictures of planet Earth after launching a weather balloon more than ten miles into the sky.

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Residents are campaigning for road safety measures outside St Mary and St Martin Primary School, Blyth

Parents’ road safety plea for ‘dangerous’ school crossing near Worksop

A mum is calling on council leaders to improve road safety on a busy route outside a village primary school.

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Are you as smart as an 11-year-old?

Are you as smart as an 11-year-old?

New research has revealed just 16 per cent of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Parents have been learning of their child's secondary school place.

SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACES: What to do if you didn't get the place you wanted

Parents across Nottinghamshire have been learning of their child's secondary school place today.

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There are plenty of jobs you don't need a university degree for.

REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

A new survey has revealed some of the top jobs that don't require university degrees.

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Everyone at North Notts Early Learners Centre welcomed the results of their inspection by education watchdog Ofsted, with an overall grade of Good.

Worksop nursery praised at Good by Ofsted inspectors

Staff at a Worksop early years education centre have welcomed the news that Ofsted inspectors rate their provision highly on every criteria.

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Council set for U-turn on sibling admission policy

Council set for U-turn on sibling admission policy

Nottinghamshire County Council is set to do a U-turn on schools admission criteria concerning siblings.

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L-R: RNN Group senior leaders Paul Baylis, John Connolly, Atholl Stott, Emma Barnett, Philip Sayles and Jason Austin.

North Notts College group completes new merger

North Nottinghamshire College’s umbrella organisation RNN Group has completes its merger with Dearne Valley College, bolstering its presence across the Sheffield City Region.

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1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

There will be over 1,000 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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College students build new play area at Worksop school

College students build new play area at Worksop school

Students from Worksop’s North Notts College have set the stage for stars to be born by building an outdoor performance area at a town school.

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REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

The latest GCSE performance tables for Nottinghamshire’s schools have been published by the Department for Education.

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National school tables have just been published

Notts GCSE results up on last year

School pupils across Nottinghamshire did better in their GCSEs than last academic year and data shows that there has been an increase in the percentage of students gaining five GCSE A*-C grades.

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The deadline for applications is on Sunday.

Last few days for Nottinghamshire parents to apply for child's school place

Nottinghamshire parents have less than a week to apply for their child's infant or primary school place for September.
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VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

The death and rape of a teenage girl will serve as a warning to schoolchildren in a police film about the dangers of online grooming.

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