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School dropped into special measures following Ofsted visit

A school has been dropped into special measures following stinging criticism from education inspectors.

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Struggling primary school could merge with nearby secondary

Struggling primary school could merge with nearby secondary

A primary school, rated inadequate by an education watchdog, could be merged with a nearby secondary.

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Event adds up to happy pupils and parents

Event adds up to happy pupils and parents

Parents were invited to join their children for a maths morning at North Featherstone J&I School last week.

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Ofsted steps in at struggling primary school

Ofsted steps in at struggling primary school

A school has been placed in special measures by the education watchdog.

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Wakefield City Academies Trust has published its accounts.

Wakefield City Academies Trust 'financially solvent' as it ceases to run schools

A chain of academies which is handing control of all its schools to new providers has said it is "financially solvent" after publishing its latest accounts.

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School league tables revealed.

Education units for excluded pupils to expand

More places will be created at education units for pupils who have been permanently excluded from school to accommodate a rising number of children.

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Secondary school league tables have been released.

Secondary School league tables: How did Yorkshire do?

More than a quarter of a million children are being taught at underperforming secondary schools, official figures show.
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MP 'worried' WCAT schools 'may not have cash returned'

MP 'worried' WCAT schools 'may not have cash returned'

An MP has voiced concern that schools may not get back cash reportedly handed over to a failed academy chain prior to its collapse.

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Wakefield City Academy

New trusts announced for some of WCAT schools - but not those in Wakefield district

New trusts are set to be named for the schools in our district that were part of the doomed Wakefield Cities Academies Trust (WCAT).

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The number of pupils permanently excluded from Wakefield schools rose last year (generic school corridor image).

REVEALED: The number of pupils from your area of Wakefield permanently excluded from school last year

A total of 80 pupils were expelled from schools in the Wakefield district last year.

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Nursery ‘inadequate’ in all areas

Nursery ‘inadequate’ in all areas

The safety of children at a nursery school is being put at risk, an education watchdog has warned.

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Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables.

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Pupils delighted with advent treats

Pupils delighted with advent treats

Youngsters at Three Lane Ends Academy in Castleford were delighted when they were presented with an advent calendar, thanks to the PeelsAppeal campaign.

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It’s been a busy term for Freeston students

It’s been a busy term for Freeston students

staff and students at Freeston Academy have had a busy start to the school year - with everything from fundraising for charity to turning the Normanton Christmas lights on.

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North Huddersfield Trust School. Image: Google

Tragic death of seven-year-old West Yorkshire schoolgirl

A SEVEN-year-old girl has died after suffering a medical episode at a school in West Yorkshire today.
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Sandal Magna Community Academy. Picture courtesy of Google.

School closed over faulty boiler

A school is closed today due a faulty boiler.
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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Police should be called in to investigate the demise of an academy chain, says the leader of Wakefield Council.
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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Police should be called in to investigate the demise of an academy chain, says the leader of Wakefield Council.
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Minister Nick Gibb

Three schools could lose £1.5m in Wakefield City Academies Trust collapse

Three schools in the Wakefield district could lose a total of more than £1.5m after the demise of an academy chain, members of Wakefield Council have warned.

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Scholars march with pride ahead of graduating

Students marched through the city in their caps and gowns ahead of graduating from the district’s university centre.

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