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Tuxford Academy lands rare platinum award for staff development

Tuxford Academy is celebrating receiving an Investors in People (IIP) platinum award for excellence in business and people management.

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Other activities include creating a clay talisman to ward off evil spirits, practice cave painting skills on the centres cave wall to create their own hunting story, and complete a woodland orienteering course, finding clues about what pre-historic people ate.

New outdoor activities take kids back to the Stone Age and teaches them 'rocket science'

Students have been getting hands on learning how to ward off evil spirits over the last few months and are now learning how to make rockets fly.

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Nottinghamshire County Council will continue to fine parents taking children out of school on unauthorised holidays in 2019-20.

Council uphold fines for term time holidays despite calendar changes

A move to suspend fines for parents taking children on unauthorised holidays during school term time next year has been rejected by Nottinghamshire County Council.

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Students gain hands-on experience in the schools state-of-the-art kitchens.

Faster and cheaper diploma for budding bakers and foodies

A new qualification has been launched by The School of Artisan Food at the Welbeck Estate to make it faster and cheaper for budding bakers and food entrepreneurs to advance their careers.

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COLUMN: Working to create the extra school places we need

COLUMN: Working to create the extra school places we need

Now we’re into the new term, we’re undertaking studies to decide where is feasible for us to create nearly 1,400 additional school places in areas of Nottinghamshire where demand is expected to outstrip supply.

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Worksop student Amy-Louise Knowles has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to support a short film she is producing for her final degree project at the University of Lincoln.

Shireoaks film student crowdfunding for movie to launch her career

An aspiring filmmaker from Shireoaks has launched an online crowdfunding campaign for the short movie she hopes will launch her career.

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VIDEO: 15-year-old boy lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools

A 15-year-old boy is lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools around the country.

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The deadline for applications is January 15.

Deadline approaching for Nottinghamshire parents to apply for primary school places

The deadline for Nottinghamshire parents to apply for their child's primary school place is fast approaching.

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The move follows a consultation with parents, teaching staff, governors and unions.

Notts school pupils to get shorter summer holidays

Nottinghamshire school pupils will be enjoying shorter summer holidays and a longer October half-term after changes were approved by the county council.

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REVEALED: The Nottinghamshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Nottinghamshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

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Ten Nottinghamshire schools are on the list.

REVEALED: The best schools in Nottinghamshire according to The Times

The best performing schools in Nottinghamshire, according to the Sunday Times, have been revealed.

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Kacie Morris won the Association of American Dancing prize in competition at Buxton Opera House last month.

Worksop youngster wins national dance scholarship competition

A young Worksop dancer has landed a prestigious teaching scholarship, becoming the first person from the area to win the national competition.

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Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott alongside player performance manager Chris Plume.
14th Febuary 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Rhino charged with bringing more sporting success to college

A Rhino has been charged with continuing Worksop College’s fine tradition of sporting excellence.

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COLUMN: Apply for primary school places now

It’s time to think about making an application if your child is due to start school for the first time next September.

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Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

A former Nottingham Panthers player turned teacher is encouraging local people to find out about the fantastic rewards and opportunities the career offers by attending the Train to Teach roadshow when it visits the Crowne Plaza on Wednesday November 8.

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St John the Baptist CofE Primary School on Vale Road, Colwick. Photo - Nottingham Post.

Notts school bans packed lunches as part of healthy eating campaign

A Nottinghamshire school has banned some children from taking packed lunches - in a bid to encourage healthy eating.
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REVEALED: Parents want teachers to talk to teens about porn

Four out of five East Midlands parents want schools to be talking to young people about issues related to pornography.

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School graduate Ameena Nur, who is in the process of setting up her own bakery.

Baking school is cooking up fresh careers

A batch of fresh graduates from the Welbeck Estate’s School of Artisan Food, which has been dubbed Hogwarts for bakers, will soon be feeding the increase in demand in the UK for better bread.

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COLUMN: Plenty of options for youngsters after results

COLUMN: Plenty of options for youngsters after results

Many students, and indeed parents, will now be feeling a sense of relief following receipt of A-level and GCSE exam results in the last couple of weeks.

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GCSE pupils at Worksop College make the grade

Staff, pupils and parents at Worksop College are again celebrating GCSE success.

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