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Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Revealed: Top school run gripes

Revealed: Top school run gripes

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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Lessons from Auschwitz

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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Coun Neil Dawson.

‘Schools hit hard by funding changes’

The new education funding policy proposed by the government will leave Morley schools struggling to pay teachers’ wages.

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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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Red Nose Day in Leeds: Your photos of Comic Relief celebrations

Red Nose Day in Leeds: Your photos of Comic Relief celebrations

It's Comic Relief in Leeds!
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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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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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CELEBRATIONS: Staff and pupils at St Johns Under 5s Pre-School in Dewsbury Moor.

School rated ‘outstanding’

Staff at a Dewsbury-based school are celebrating after it was rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

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Andrea Jenkyns, MP for Morley and Outwood.

Morley Academy lauded in the House of Commons

Morley Academy has received glowing praise in Parliament following the school’s prestigious World Class Schools Quality Mark.

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Body cameras

UK schools introduce body cameras for teachers

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

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Ahoy there! Pupils all aboard for Viking day

Ahoy there! Pupils all aboard for Viking day

Youngsters at Churwell Primary School stepped back in time as they hosted a Viking and Anglo Saxon Day.

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Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Over 40 schools in North and West Yorkshire have been visited by army bomb disposal experts after it was discovered they were storing a potentially hazardous chemical on their premises.

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Celebrations: Headteacher Julie Tanner with students celebrate the schools 80 years and an award

‘Going global in our 80th year’

A school will be going global after winning an award that will open up its classrooms to pupils across the world during its 80th year celebrations.

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Academy pupils are world class

Academy pupils are world class

Morley Academy has been honoured as one of the most exceptional schools in the country.

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Parents in the North should learn from pushier mums and dads in the South

Parents in the North should learn from pushier mums and dads in the South

Parents in the North of England could learn from pushier mums and dads in the South to help their children achieve the best grades, the children’s tsar has said.

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Linda Robertson outside Morley Newlands Academy.

Morley’s Linda is top of the lollipops...

A lollipop lady from a school in Morley has been named the kindest in the country.

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The new UCAS Tariff - 10 things university applicants, teachers and parents need to know

The new UCAS Tariff - 10 things university applicants, teachers and parents need to know

The UCAS Tariff has been changed for students applying now to start higher education courses from next year.

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