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Youngsters plant trees

Children from the Foundation Unit at Moorside Infant School, Ripon, have been creating a new copse with over 30 free trees donated by the Woodland Trust and Ripon in Bloom.

Education
Harrogate College has developed a five-year transport strategy. Picture: Google Maps

College Life column with Harrogate College principal Debra Forsythe-Conroy

The latest phrase in education planning is Travel to Learn patterns. This recognises the distance students have to travel in order to access study, both in compulsory and post-compulsory education.

Opinion
Abbey inspires pupils’ artwork

Abbey inspires pupils’ artwork

Children at Fountains CE Primary School and Fountains Playgroup have taken part in a competition to design Christmas cards themed around their namesake Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal.

Education
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School of the Week: Willow Tree Community Primary School

Education
School’s backpack gifts bag spreads Christmas cheer

School’s backpack gifts bag spreads Christmas cheer

Brackenfield pupils have again taken part in the Mary’s Meals backpack project to give needy children in developing countries the essential items they need for school such as pencils, rulers and pens.

Education
Pupils hand over cash to kids heart surgery fund

Pupils hand over cash to kids heart surgery fund

Young patients with heart conditions across Yorkshire will receive a boost after pupils, parents and teachers at a school raised almost £7,000 for charity.

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Harrogate College's investment programme in doubt after housing plan rejected again

Harrogate College’s principal has admitted she is “extremely disappointed” after a Planning Referral Committee unanimously rejected an appeal for 89 new homes on Hookstone Road.

Education
Betty Davidson. Image: North Yorkshire Police

Harrogate school’s catering boss jailed for stealing £98,000 of dinner money

A catering manager at a Harrogate high school has been jailed for stealing nearly £100,000 of dinner money over eight years.

Crime
Pupils conker all on path to victory in traditional contest

Pupils conker all on path to victory in traditional contest

Pupils at a school near Thirsk declared a contest a hit.

Education
School’s £1.2m expansion scheme set to finish early

School’s £1.2m expansion scheme set to finish early

A £1.2m programme of improvement work at Pannal Primary has allowed it to expand.

Education
Pupils visit the world

Pupils visit the world

Saltergate Junior pupils enjoyed out of this world experiences without leaving their school hall or spending a penny.

Education
Mayor is quizzed by pupils on town’s future plans

Mayor is quizzed by pupils on town’s future plans

Highfield Prep School boys and girls welcomed the Mayor of Harrogate to their morning assembly to talk about his role and being an ambassador for the Borough.

Education
Officers Mess to mark Somme

Officers Mess to mark Somme

Ashville College has continued a term of Somme centenary commemorations, with an Officers’ Mess style dinner.

Education
Pupils send message about Christmas

Pupils send message about Christmas

Children from Kirby Hill C of E Primary School have put pen to paper to send early Christmas well wishes to their counterparts in developing countries.

Education
American trip to learn politics

American trip to learn politics

Students from Rossett School have had a unique insight into the build-up to the American Presidential election.

Education
Olivia stands proud with her award-winning display.

Harrogate girl wins prestigious floristry awards with ballerina bouquet

A floristry design student from Harrogate has won two awards for her ballet inspired bouquet at the annual British Floristry Association (BFA) competition.

Education
Rossett Acre pupil banks top prize with happy theory

Rossett Acre pupil banks top prize with happy theory

The 2016 My Money Week National Competition focused on considering how we value what makes us happy.

Education
Duke opens new school extension

Duke opens new school extension

Staff and pupils at Dishforth Airfield Primary School welcomed HRH the Duke of Gloucester who officially opened a new extension.

Education
Pupils step out for Open Arms Malawi charity

Pupils step out for Open Arms Malawi charity

Harrogate’s Ashville College pupils have raised thousands of pounds for orphans and impoverished children in Africa by completing a ten-mile sponsored walk.

Education
Senior staff take up new roles at Rossett at start of  new term

Senior staff take up new roles at Rossett at start of new term

Rossett School in Harrogate has heralded the start of the academic year with new appointments among its senior staff.

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