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Students are shown the horrors of the Holocaust

Hard hitting. That was the overall feeling expressed by pupils from schools across West Yorkshire when they took a one-day trip to the death and concentration camps at Auschwitz in Poland.

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Schools to get share of £159m

Schools to get share of £159m

Three secondary schools and seven primaries will benefit from a share of a £159m cash injection into education in Yorkshire.

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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

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Academy trust disputes “inadequate” rating by education watchdog

Academy trust disputes “inadequate” rating by education watchdog

An academy school has agreed to make improvements after being rated “inadequate” by the education watchdog.

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Teacher Helena Fallon with pupils Hannah and Athan.

Can teens go a week without technology?

High school pupils will challenge themselves to go without technology for a week.

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Carleton Community High School, Pontefract. Picture: Google.

Academy trust disputes 'Inadequate' rating after Ofsted criticises Pontefract school leaders

An academy trust has not taken effective action to address failings at a secondary school, the education watchdog has found.
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Amelia Malone has contacted book publishers and started a fundraising campaign for new books at Stanley St Peter's School.

Bookworm Amelia is on a mission for new school books

An eight-year-old girl with a love for reading is on a mission to get new books for her primary school.

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Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

The government has been accused of betraying the country’s children after it emerged that all schools face cuts to their budgets.

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Featherstone Academy are celebrating.

‘Our pupils and our staff are fantastic day in and day out’

A school is celebrating after being given a ‘good’ rating by education inspectors, with pupil behaviour classed as ‘outstanding’ just three years after being heavily criticised.

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Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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CLOSURE: CAPA announced it would not be taking take new students in September.

Questions to be answered over college ‘fiasco’

Education bosses are facing questions over the events leading up to a top performing arts school closing to new students.

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St Joseph's,Catholic School, Moorthorpe, gets a good Ofsted report after being in special measures.

School’s exceptional five year journey leads to celebrations

A school that was dropped into special measures five years ago has turned its fortunes around after finally being given a ‘good’ mark by Ofsted inspectors.

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Yvette Cooper MP officially opens the new Baby Sparks unit, part of the Bright Sparks nursery. 
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Bright Sparks help families at unit for babies

Babies can crawl around their own space at a nursery which has opened a specialist unit for under 2s.

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Wakefield College celebrates apprentice success

Wakefield College honours apprentices

Apprentices and business from across the district were celebrated at Wakefield College’s annual Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony.

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Staff and pupils at Netherton J&I are all smiles after being ranked as good by inspectors.

Celebrations as school steps up an Ofsted grade

Primary school staff, governors and children are celebrating after turning around their school’s fortunes.

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Youngsters got taste of college

Youngsters got taste of college

More than 170 schoolchildren have taken master classes at Wakefield College.

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Pontefract student lands C4 TV drama role

Pontefract student lands C4 TV drama role

A Pontefract drama student is celebrating after landing his first TV role.

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Manager Jill Craig with staff members and children, who are looking forward to the extension.

Nursery to get £20k expansion

A £20,000 project to renovate and expand a nursery is expected to get underway next week.

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