Education

Education

The headteacher column with Jonathan Britton

As time progresses, we can easily forget how important the foundation can be in building the house.

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Kate Amin, who teaches at Woldgate School, was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 36.

£18,000 cancer drug campaign

A major fundraising campaign to help pay for a teacher’s cancer treatment is gathering pace.

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Leo Colyer is presented with The Ruth Aldridge Citizenship Award.

Work of students recognised at second annual awards evening

On the final Wednesday of the Summer Term, The Market Weighton School celebrated its second annual Awards Evening – recognising the hard work and achievement of our students.

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Pocklington Schools Pre-School pupils get ready for World Smile Day.

All smiles and kindness for big day

Children at Pocklington School’s new Pre-School are getting smile-ready for World Smile Day on Friday (6 October) as they settle into their new classroom opened in response to parental demand.

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One of the new outdoor spaces at Melbourne Primary School.

New play area created for Melbourne pupils

Melbourne CP Schoolchildren returned after the summer break to a playground which had been totally transformed.

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Director of sport David Byas, centre, is pictured with new teachers Lucy Hornby and Richard Wareham.

Rugby union coach joins sports section

Pocklington School has appointed former Rugby Football Union (RFU) Under 18 National Academy coach Richard Wareham as Master in Charge of Rugby.

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Pocklington Schools reception class and new pre-school starters.

Pocklington School’s new starters

Here are the reception class and new pre-school starters at Pocklington Prep School.

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The West Wolds Branch of the Labour Party raised �378 with the quiz.

Labour Party looks for bus service help

The West Wolds Branch of the Labour Party held a highly enjoyable and successful Quiz Night at Pocklington FC earlier this month.

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Members of staff at the Stamford Bridge Pre-School with some of the children

Pre-school marks 50th birthday with fun day

The popular Stamford Bridge Pre-School group is celebrating its 50th birthday this year and held a special birthday fun day at the weekend to mark the occasion.

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The new starters at The Read School Pre-Prep School.

Read School new starters

New starters at The Read School Pre-Prep School are settling in well after the first few weeks of the new academic year.

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Melbourne Schools new starters pose for a photograph as they begin their education.

New starters at Melbourne CP School

The start of the educational new year brought 24 bright and breezy new starters at Melbourne CP School.

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Headteacher Steve Woodhouse.

New headteacher feeling at Holme

Holme on Spalding Moor Primary School has a mature new starter at the beginning of this school year.

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Initial data released by the Department for Education shows that East Riding schools have continued to build on the success of previous years.

Schools celebrate Key Stage 2 results

East Riding primary schools are celebrating improved Key Stage 2 results for pupils achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and maths.

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Pocklington Schools sports hall was used as a huge dormitory for the cyclists.

Pock School used as stop-off point for cyclists

Pocklington School played host to 1,500 riders from 58 different countries this month as they took part in the 2017 London-Edinburgh-London cycle challenge.

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Woldgate School pupils have excelled once again with some excellent GCSE results.

Woldgate School celebrates GCSEs success

Woldgate School and Sixth Form has followed up its fantastic A-Level results with some excellent GCSE stats.

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Pocklington School Fifth Year pupils with their GCSE results.

Impressive GCSE results at Pocklington School

One in four GCSE students at Pocklington School achieved 10 or more A*s and As in an excellent set of GCSE results.

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New Head Richard Harrison.
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GCSE results rise at The Market Weighton School

Today has proved to be a great one for The Market Weighton School as the new-style GCSE results were announced.

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GCSE pass rates have fallen this year across the UK overall.

GCSEs 2017: UK pass rates fall as major exams shake-up causes controversy

Around 50,000 English and maths GCSEs were awarded the new highest grade this summer, as the impact of the biggest shake-up of exams for a generation began to be felt.

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Catering manager Bev Corduff, Andrew DArcy (domestic bursar) and domestic services manager Moira Blenkin with the new booklet.

Chance to hire school facilities

Pocklington School has launched a new facilities hire booklet which includes a greater offering of residential facilities than ever before.

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Pocklington School Leavers celebrate their excellent A-Level results.

Excellent A-Level results at Pocklington School ‘reflect individual focus’

Pocklington School’s A-Level students are celebrating an excellent set of results which has enabled 88% of them to achieve entry to their first choice of university, and 8% into their second choice.

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