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The headteacher column with Kris Henderson

I am officially half a term into my substantive headship at Wilberfoss, so I am a little delayed in introducing myself.

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Holme on Spalding Moor pupils at the new Breakfast Club.

Pupils given great start to day at new Breakfast Club

Holme on Spalding Moor Primary School has started its very own Breakfast Club.

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Designing bottle rockets helps students to develop team working skills.

Students enjoy varied events during PD day

Year 7 Students at The Market Weighton School Year recently spent their Personal Development (PD) Day working in house teams to design and launch bottle rockets.

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Professor Steven Kyffin, campaign chairman Christopher Oughtred, Lord Halifax, students Cameron Adams and Florence Colbeck, architect Simon Mitchell, student Magnus Swann and headmaster Mark Ronan at the opening.

Dame Judi’s praise for school’s new facility

Pocklington School’s new £3million Art and Design Technology Centre has been praised by Dame Judi Dench.

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The winners of the sponsored spell at Bugthorpe School.

Pupils spell out the future for reading scheme

Bugthorpe School recently held a sponsored spell to raise money for a new reading scheme. This was the idea of English co-ordinator Miss Hill. Each person started off on easy spellings and worked up to the tricky ones. Each year group had one winner: Reception - Isla, Year 1 - Maisy, Year 2 - Myriam, Year 3- Alfie, Year 4- Imogen, Year 5- Joshua and Daniel from Year 6.

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Wired explores the issues around drug and alcohol abuse.

Theatre visit deals with drugs misuse

A new theatre production recently visited The Market Weighton School to encourage pupils to keep themselves safe, and make informed decisions when it comes to drugs and alcohol.

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All the key political parties were represented at Pocklington School Parliament.

Vote of confidence for school’s parliament

A parliament established by Pocklington School pupils to debate national issues and help students learn about political process has gone into summer recess after a very successful year.

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Pupils from three schools in the area will be getting on their bikes to help relay a baton across the East Riding. Picture from last year's Schools' Yorkshire Tour.

Three local schools carry the baton at this year’s Schools’ Yorkshire Tour

Pupils from three schools in the area will be getting on their bikes to help relay a baton across the East Riding as part of the second Schools’ Yorkshire Tour.

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Pocklington School headmaster Mark Ronan.

The headteacher column with Mark Ronan

Most of us look back on our careers and pinpoint a key piece of advice, or an experience good or bad, that made all the difference to the progress we made or the direction we followed. Some have been lucky enough to find a mentor to guide us.

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Children from Pocklington Community Junior School helped pilot the new resources at Burnby Hall Gardens.

Educational times at Burnby Hall

Burnby Hall Gardens has launched a new suite of dedicated cross-curricular educational resources for schools.

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Glitter gel and ultra-violet light boxes were used to illuminate germs.

Bug-busting tips on hand to help pupils

Children at a number of Pocklington and Market Weighton primary schools have received hand hygiene lessons from specialist NHS teams.

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The Rix Pavilion at Driffield Showground.

Students given food for thought at showground

More than 1,500 children from 35 schools across East Yorkshire and Hull will find out where food comes from at a special event this Wednesday (23 May).

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The Maypole dancing performance by Bishop Wilton Primary School's pupils.

Pupils impress with Maypole dancing skills

Bishop Wilton Primary School pupils have been practicing their Maypole dancing skills again this month.

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A team from Market Weighton School showcased their STEM skills at the NEC in Birmingham.

School team’s glory at robotics challenge

A team from The Market Weighton School was selected to compete in the UK finals of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge.

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Lyndhurst's new staff member Jodie Sutton, right, is pictured with award winner Hannah Sygrove.

New arrival at Lyndhurst Day Nursery

Lyndhurst Day Nursery and Pre-School has welcomed the arrival of its newest member of staff, Jodie Sutton.

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The Weighton Young Players were successful at the regional heats held at Bridlington Spa.

Young players shine at regional heats

The Weighton Young Players recently took part in the regional heats of The All England Theatre Festival at Bridlington Spa and competed against other youth and adult groups.

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Pocklington School Sixth Form students compete in MasterChef-style challenge, using out-of-sell-by-date ingredients donated by Tesco.

Unsold food transformed into feasts

Sixth Formers from Pocklington School recently cooked up some delicious meals from out-of-sell-by-date food in MasterChef-style challenges using ingredients donated by Tesco.

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Mark Ronan has been appointed principal at King's Hospital School

Headmaster to leave Pocklington School

The headmaster of Pocklington School Mark Ronan will leave the Foundation at the end of the calendar year after a highly successful 11 years.

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The drive to raise �2million for the new Art and Design Technology Centre has been concluded.

Celebrations as £2m campaign completed

The ambitious Pocklington School campaign to create a new Art and Design Technology Centre has reached its £2 million fundraising target.

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The Woldgate School Equestrian Team with their East Yorkshire Championship rosettes.

Equestrian team are East Yorkshire Champions

The newly formed Woldgate School Equestrian Team have been crowned East Yorkshire County Champions following their recent performance at Bury Farm.

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