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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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Making all schools academies ‘will cost taxpayers £320m’

Converting all schools to academy status will cost council taxpayers £320 million, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.

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Universities clamping down on freshers’ week hedonism

Universities clamping down on freshers’ week hedonism

Students starting university this term could find hedonism is no longer on the curriculum for freshers’ week.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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Minister confirms grammar school plans being considered

Minister confirms grammar school plans being considered

Education Secretary Justine Greening has confirmed the Government believes academic selection “can play a role” in the future of state education, amid widespread expectations that Theresa May is set to launch a new generation of grammar schools.

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A level students delighted with record breaking results at AKS Lytham

A Level results 2016: Morley schools

It’s A Level results day for Morley’s secondary schools. Here’s our round-up of results:-

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Morley sixth formers celebrate A Level success

Morley’s class of 2016 were celebrating A Level success as they collected their results today.

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University student offers advice to Leeds students after A-level results

University student offers advice to Leeds students after A-level results

For some A-level students who don’t quite make the grade, finding a university place through Clearing can be a daunting process.

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Study of media multi-tasking teens

Teens who text while watching TV ‘score lowest in exams’

Teens who divide their attention between watching the TV and texting on the their mobiles score low marks in their exams.

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Kids could be cashing in on good exam results

Parents could pay out £239 reward for kids’ good exam results

More than four in five parents with children taking exams this year are offering rewards to their offspring such as cash, holidays and gadgets, a survey has found.

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Could YOU pass a SATS test? Try these five questions

PRIMARY school across the UK are taking their SATS tests, designed to measure their skills in English and maths.

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Should every nursery have a qualified teacher to help children develop?

Should every nursery have a qualified teacher to help children develop?

Every nursery in the country should have a qualified teacher to help children develop key speech and language skills, according to a leading charity.

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Ghost-ly spectacle on the Woodkirk stage

Ghost-ly spectacle on the Woodkirk stage

Talented dramatists from Woodkirk Academy are excitedly preparing for the opening night of their latest production.

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DJ’s academy stint is music to pupils’ ears

DJ’s academy stint is music to pupils’ ears

High school pupils are being given an opportunity to shine by a DJ who is helping them through their exams.

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