The headteacher column with Jonathan Britton.

It is always a privilege to walk into a room and see excellent practice, with pupils actively engaged in learning and thoroughly enjoying lessons.

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.

Could almost 40 teachers face the axe?

Could almost 40 teachers face the axe?

Schools in the area could face more than £1million being slashed from their budgets and almost 40 teachers facing the axe, according to a new report.

Body cameras

UK schools introduce body cameras for teachers

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

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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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James Clark, aged 15.

Students showcase their artwork

Art and design students at Pocklington’s Woldgate School showcased their work during an art exhibition.


School raising awareness of fairtrade

A primary school is brewing up to raise awareness of fairtrade.

Woldgate School and Sixth Form College.

Multi-academy trust plans are under way

Plans to create a multi-academy trust, made up of local schools who would work together to support each other, will go ahead.

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.

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.

Plans to extend Barmby Moor Primary School have been approved

Extension plans for school approved

Plans to build a new early years classroom at a primary school have been approved despite objections from Sports England.

Newlands School Yorkshire in Pocklington.

Independent primary school in Pocklington to close

An independent primary school in Pocklington is set to close due to reduced admissions and financial constraints, but its nursery will remain open.

Bright future...Lewis Bell with pupils at Bishop Wilton Primary.

Recognition for ‘excellent’ primary school teacher

A primary school teacher has been recognised for his outstanding work.

Picture: PA

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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Celebrating...Bugthorpe Primary pupils with headteacher Angela Ekers.

School’s joy at ‘good’ rating

A village primary school has been praised by Ofsted inspectors who have rated the school as “good” following a recent inspection.

Pocklington Infant School pupils with the giant artwork.

Artwork marks Queen’s 90th

Youngsters from Pocklington Infant School marked the Queen’s 90th birthday by creating a giant artwork out of coins.

Council leader Stephen Parnaby OBE said multi academy trusts might not look favourably on rural schools throughout the East Riding

Council protests academy plans

The Tory-run East Riding Council has opposed government plans to force all schools to become academies in less than four years time.


Woldgate art students to showcase work

Pocklington’s Woldgate College will be celebrating the work of its GCSE and BTEC art and design students with an art exhibition open evening.

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Figures reveal schools in the area are oversubscribed

A number of primary schools in the area are oversubscribed, new admission figures show.

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