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Nottinghamshire A-level results day - Live

The wait is over for thousands of students as they collect their A-level results today.

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

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

Didn’t quite get the A-level results you need for university?

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A level results are released tomorrow.

COLUMN: Let's look out for those who don't get the A level grades they want

GCSE and A level results are out soon and for many youngsters there'll be the usual photos of them leaping holding certificates and celebrating but equally for many their worlds will be shattered.

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John Mann MP chaired the mock select committee as they quizzed experts.

Bassetlaw MP hosts student summer school in Parliament

The MP for Bassetlaw has held a summer school in London for district youngsters to learn about the work carried out in Westminster.

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School pupils and families got free advice from expert bike mechanics.

Primary school enjoys scorching summer sports week

Summer is the perfect season for school sports and one Worksop primary decided to go all out on a fitness frenzy for the whole family.

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The top earning industries for graduate include construction.

REVEALED: The best and worst paying industries for graduates

Just finished university and looking for your first career break?
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Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Two fifths of parents have been put into financial difficulty over the cost of school uniforms, a new study has revealed.

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Bad parking is the number one annoyance at the school gates for parents in the Midlands.

POLL: Bad parking, smoking or dog mess - What's your pet hate at the school gates?

Bad parking and people smoking outside the school gates are among the biggest annoyances for parents in the Midlands, a survey has revealed.
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Cookery school event to explore the future of food

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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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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