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Schools blighted by segregation

Thousands of schools are being blighted by segregation linked to a student’s ethnicity or social status withKirklees named as one of the most divided areas within the country, new research reveals.

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Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

The government has been accused of betraying the country’s children after it emerged that all schools face cuts to their budgets.

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Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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POSTER CONTEST: Staff at Norristhorpe School with some of the pupils who entered the competition.

Poster art created for new show

Kirklees residents may have noticed a number of posters and flyers around town advertising Batley Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s 2017 production of The Gondoliers.

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Tracy Healy toasts her School Chef of the Year award.

Tracy has been crowned the queen of school kitchens

Tracy Healy is beaming with pride after she was crowned queen of the school kitchen last week.

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New secondary school for boys is planned

A new secondary school could be set up for boys in Dewsbury and Batley.

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Little Acorns Day Nursery, Mirfield.

WORLD BOOK DAY: Pictures from around Kirklees schools and nurseries

Youngsters across Kirklees celebrated World Book Day on Thursday by dressing up as their favourite characters.

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photo of Tracy Healy, the new LACA Yorkshire & Humber School Chef of the Year 2017 from this morning's Regional Final with her Winner plaque and winning dishes.

“I just thought wow” says Dewsbury cook after being crowned top school chef

Tracy Healy is beaming with pride after being crowned queen of the school kitchen.

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CELEBRATIONS: Staff and pupils at St Johns Under 5s Pre-School in Dewsbury Moor.

School rated ‘outstanding’

Staff at a Dewsbury-based school are celebrating after it was rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

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Royal venue hosts school’s final bid

Budding entrepreneurs from Westborough High School have been named as finalists in nationwide enterprise competition Tycoon in Schools.

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Primary school told to improve quality after damning report

Primary school told to improve quality after damning report

A Gomersal primary school has been told that it must improve the quality of its teaching after a damning report by Ofsted.

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‘Teaching in decline’ at junior school, says Ofsted

‘Teaching in decline’ at junior school, says Ofsted

A school has been warned that the quality of its teaching is in decline and that pupils’ behaviour is a cause for concern.

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Body cameras

UK schools introduce body cameras for teachers

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

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Grand plans: Pioneer House will become part of Kirklees College.

Council agrees college funding

Council funding of £2.9 million has been approved to begin work on turning a town centre building into a new college facility.

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Reading: Purlwell pupils with headteacher Safeena Nazam

Reading to unite dads and pupils

FRED will be a new name heard a lot around a Batley school this year.

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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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Inspectors tell school it needs improvement

Inspectors tell school it needs improvement

A Dewsbury junior school has been ordered to improve after the quality of its teaching was criticised.

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Council to sell supermarket site for college campus

A derelict former supermarket site is to be sold as part of plans to build a new college campus.

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