Education

Education

Cricket superstar at training camp

A former Yorkshire and England International cricketer has inspired youngsters at a Harrogate sports training camp.

Education
Pupils turn forensic scientists

Pupils turn forensic scientists

Harrogate Ladies’ College pupils turned forensic scientists to investigate a murder mystery at school recently.

Education

Pupils in out of this world experience

Pupils from Cundall Manor School were treated to an experience of a lifetime following the visit of a former NASA Astronaut.

Education
Pupil wins silver in maths contest

Pupil wins silver in maths contest

A Year 6 Ashville pupil has won silver in a national schools mathematics competition for the second year running.

Education

Oatlands new headteacher

Oatlands Junior School acting headteacher Estelle Weir has been announced as the school’s permanent headteacher.

Education
Festival success for Starbeck School

Festival success for Starbeck School

Starbeck School musicians have been celebrating their success at the Harrogate Competitive Festival of Music, Speech and Drama.

Education
Easter Bonnet parade highlight

Easter Bonnet parade highlight

Pupils at Highfield Pre-School donned their Easter Bonnets for a themed parade.

Education
MP opposes council schools plan

MP opposes council schools plan

MP Alec Shelbrooke has accused Leeds City Council of “pitching one community against the other” in his formal response to a consultation on the future of secondary school provision in Wetherby and Boston Spa.

Education
Youngsters knit together to help homeless in winter

Youngsters knit together to help homeless in winter

Knitting has proved beneficial in more ways than one after it was introduced in a Harrogate school.

Education
Harrogate student wins translation competition

Harrogate student wins translation competition

Harrogate Grammar School French A Level students Issy Murray and Amy Barrett recently took part in the first annual national French Translation Competition for A Level students.

Education
Sherburn in finals

Sherburn in finals

Sherburn High School is in the finals of the Educate North Teaching Awards in the category of Sixth Form of the Year.

Education
Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft visits Harrogate school

Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft visits Harrogate school

A gold medal winning and ten-time world champion Paralympian wheelchair racer has pitted her sporting wits against the Headmaster of a Harrogate school.

Education
NADV 1803191AM1 Moon Rock at Willow School. Rosa Gray(8) with a meteorite and fellow class mates Riley Summer(8), Alex Wells, Henry Bell(8), Jemima Johnson-Ware(9) and Brodie Smith (9)((1803191AM1)

Space age lessons delight pupils

Children at Harrogate-based Willow Tree Primary had an out of this world experience in school.

Education

Supermarket staff help with project

Two of Morrison’s marketing team have had “more reasons” than most to visit Harrogate’s Ashville Prep School.

Education
Chinese New Year celebrated

Chinese New Year celebrated

Harrogate Grammar School have had reason to celebrate twice in quick succession through outstanding Chinese exam success and Chinese New Year celebrations.

Education
Buster and Buddy build safety message

Buster and Buddy build safety message

Normal lessons were ‘paws-ed’ when schoolchildren in Harrogate were taught how to stay safe near housing developments by two special visitors from Redrow.

Education
Wetherby Town Hall Picture by Gerard Binks.

Wetherby council backs one school plan

Angry parents stormed out of Wetherby Town Council’s monthly meeting during a debate on secondary school provision in the area.

Education
World Book Day fun at Gateways

World Book Day fun at Gateways

Gateways School in Harewood celebrated World Book Day with their theme Love Reading during which everyone attended, dressed as their much-loved characters or books.

Education
Harrogate residents on The Stray during the wintry weather last week.

The education column with Dennis Richards

Storm Emma meets the Beast from the East. Emma was a nice change. Usually it’s something like Hurricane Brian, or on one momentous occasion Storm Norman. And for a brief while, we stopped the world and got off.

News
Teenage Cundall Manor pupil earns place in youth choir

Teenage Cundall Manor pupil earns place in youth choir

A Cundall Manor School musician has secured a coveted place in one of the nation’s prestigious Youth Choirs.

Education
Load more