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The headteacher column with Alex Reppold

On Tuesday I spent the best part of the night sat in A&E with my daughter.

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Alex Reppold, headteacher at Pocklington junior school.

Headteacher at Pocklington Junior School

On Tuesday I spent the best part of the night sat in A&E with my daughter.

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Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables.

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The cast of A Twinkly Treetop Tale pose for a photo at Barmby Moor Primary School.

Twinkly Treetop Tale show at school

Pupils in Early Years and Key Stage 1 at Barmby Moor CE Primary School gave a wonderful performance of their Christmas nativity, A Twinkly Treetop Tale.

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Bishop Wilton Primary School pupils are pictured with the cross stitch sampler made in 1880.

Historic work back at school after 137 years

A stitch in time, from 1880 to be exact, has returned to the place it was created following a fortuitous discovery.

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Teacher Keely Barnes, Jamie Ewbank, Jacob Smith, Evie Casemore, Harry Hawkett, head judge Ben Cox, Alex Calvert and Carol Watson (Weighton Wolds Rotary Club) during the competition.

Aspiring chefs reveal recipes for success in top competition

The Market Weighton School recently hosted the first round of The Rotary Club’s Young Chef Competition 2017.

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Pocklington Schools Head of Athletic Coaching and Development Jonathon Wheeler utilises the new equipment with fourth Year student Lukas Bradshaw.

School has the technology to improve athletes

The Athletic Development Programme at Pocklington School has received a boost recently with the addition of new equipment and technology, which will significantly enhance the current programme undertaken by over 85 students at the School.

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James Charlton-Harrison, right, at the Arkwright Scholarships Award ceremony in Edinburgh.

Pocklington student lands prestigious Arkwright scholarship

Pocklington School student James Charlton-Harrison has been identified as a future leader in engineering by a prestigious annual award scheme.

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Speakers including Old Pocklingtonian Martin St Quinton (back row, far right) at the launch.

Foundation launches new careers network

Pocklington School Foundation has launched a new Careers and Business Network to help support current and former pupils as well the wider school community.

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Mark Ronan, headmaster of Pocklington School.

The Headteacher Column with Mark Ronan

We recently took delivery of a new consignment of our Pocklington School Bears, in anticipation of an order from Father Christmas.

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Author Clementine Beauvais cuts the ribbon to reopen the Pocklington Prep School Library.

Author begins new chapter at school library

Pupils at Pocklington Prep School have a restocked and revamped library to enjoy after children’s author Clementine Beauvais visited to open it.

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Pocklington School Upper Sixth Former Louisa Cullen with headmaster Mark Ronan.

Full marks for Louisa

Pocklington School Upper Sixth Former Louisa Cullen scored full marks in a competition aimed at testing the skills of some of the country’s most able mathematicians.

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Melbourne Primary School headteacher Claire Fielding is pictured with members of the schools council.

Celebrations as Melbourne gets ‘good’ Ofsted

Staff and pupils at Melbourne Community Primary School are celebrating after being rated as ‘good’ school by Ofsted.

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Lisa, from Year 5, draws attention to the new Barmby Moor CE Primary School logo.

New primary school logo designed by pupil

Earlier this term, Barmby Moor CE Primary School held a competition to design a new school logo.

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Lisa Hoggarth and James Ducker get ready to roll for Warter Primary School.

Roll the Dice for a chance to win a new car and help primary school

Fundraisers at a primary school near Pocklington are on a mission to raise over £7,000 – and they’ve enlisted the help of local businesses Langlands Garden Centre and Drakes Garage to help them hit their target.

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Students get baking for Children in Need

Cooking up a treat for charity

Members of our Student Council have been very busy organising different events for Children in Need.

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This years house captains at The Market Weighton School pose for a photograph.

Heads of school and house captains chosen at election

The Market Weighton School recently held elections for its heads of school and house captains for this academic year. 

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A wizard performance delivered by Pocklington School students.

Hutton takes centre stage in house drama competition

For the sixth formers in Hutton House at Pocklington School, this was their last chance to win the House Drama trophy which had evaded them for the past seven years. Gruggen had won twice in a row and had best actor four times in a row.

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Holme on Spalding Moor Pupils with rugby league star Feka Paleaaesina.

Special visitor joins pupils for assembly

Holme on Spalding Moor Primary School pupils had a special guest recently, welcoming rugby star Iafeta Paleaaesina into their assembly.

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Market Weighton School princesses get ready to tackle the walk.

Fancy dress walkers continue tradition

The Market Weighton School annual half marathon walk recently took place with the majority of students participating.

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