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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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Diversity members Jordan Banjo, left, and Perri Kiely, right, with members of Sutton Community Academy's court team.

Diversity stars help honour pupils

Pupils from two Nottinghamshire schools have been honoured for their achievements at a special awards ceremony.

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REVEALED: Nottinghamshire’s best and worst performing primary schools

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire’s best and worst performing primary schools

Figures released by the Department for Education (DfE) this week revealed how only 54 per cent of primary schools in Nottinghamshire achieved the expected standard for reading, writing and maths in 2016.

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Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Outwood Academy Valley, Worksop.

Warning to Worksop parents after ‘suspicious person’ reported by school

A Worksop school has warned parents to be vigilant after reports of an individual acting suspiciously in the area.

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Warsop Meden Sports Centre

Warsop leisure centre under closure threat

Leaders at Mansfield District Council say they are considering walking away from Warsop’s Meden Leisure Centre due to financial constraints.

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UPDATE: Teen rapper backs down to school fine threat

UPDATE: Teen rapper backs down to school fine threat

A Mansfield teenager has been suspended from school after he made a rap video and posted it on Youtube.

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Council’s school absence fines rocket in county

Council’s school absence fines rocket in county

A council has issued more than 2,000 fines to parents for their child’s unauthorised absence from school since last September – a six-fold increase on the previous year.

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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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GUEST COLUMN: Get learning with CLaSS programme, by Coun John Knight

GUEST COLUMN: Get learning with CLaSS programme, by Coun John Knight

Inspire’s Community Learning and Skills Service (CLaSS) is launching a new programme of learning in every district in Nottinghamshire this month.

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POLL RESULTS: Grammar school plans divide opinion in Nottinghamshire

POLL RESULTS: Grammar school plans divide opinion in Nottinghamshire

Plans to end the ban on creating new grammar schools have been met with a mixed reaction by Nottinghamshire residents.

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Worksop graduate lands chance of a lifetime with retail giant

Worksop graduate lands chance of a lifetime with retail giant

A student from Worksop has designs on a bright future after her homeware creations landed her an internship with a high street retail giant.

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POLL: Have your say on the government’s grammar school plans

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the end of a ban on the creation of new grammar schools.

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A Level results day at West Nottinghamshire College, pictured are Joanna Brocklehurst-Smith, Lindsay Hill, Callum Lack, Jemma Ratcliffe and Charlotte Swindells

Anxious wait for West Notts College A-Level students almost over

Many Notts college students are at the moment anxiously counting down to A-Level results day next Thursday.

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