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School scoops a Rolls-Royce of an accolade

A primary school is celebrating after beating more than 2,000 entries to claim first place in a national science competition.

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Chenise Benson

Hair-braided Chenise remains excluded from the classroom

A man whose daughter was sent home from school after splashing out on a £140 hairdo has said she will dye her hair in order to be allowed back into lessons.
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Yorkshire Coast College

New name and new site for YCC

Scarborough’s education overhaul will continue after Yorkshire Coast College confirmed it had purchased the university campus in Filey Road and will now rebrand itself.

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Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.

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Elanor Wood from Scalby School collect her GCSE results.  w1407i. Pic: Scott Wicking.

Find out how your secondary school performed

Scarborough secondary schools have experienced mixed fortunes in new performance league tables designed to measure pupils’ progress during their time at school.

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Yorkshire improves but school tables show north-south divide in GCSE results remains

YORKSHIRE’s SCHOOLS rankings have soared as a result of a shake up of GCSE performance tables, new figures reveal.

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Parents call for ‘racist’ immigration request policy to be scrapped from schools

Parents call for ‘racist’ immigration request policy to be scrapped from schools

Parents are boycotting a “racist” new government policy that requests the nationality and country of birth information for children between ages two and 19 in England.

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Yorkshire Coast College invite Chocolatier Andrew Thwaite to teach the students about the art of chocolate making. Also pictured student Jack  Miladinovic . pic Richard Ponter 164105b

Michelin star glamour night with chocolate spectacular

The world’s largest supplier of high-quality chocolate has donated 120kg to catering students at Scarborough’s Yorkshire Coast College.

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Matt Parsons from Sirius Minerals (back left); with Scalby school pupils left to right  Joe Huntley, Abdul Hameed Firfirey, Eleanor Davidson, Rowan Hawes (with bucket), Margherita Puccinelli and Ruby Hilton; North Yorkshire County Council prevention.
(front left), Vicki Logan headteacher of Overdale Primary School (front right) and

Paul Offord, Scarboroughs lead practitioner for English (far right).

Five coastal schools get speech therapist in pilot scheme

A HEADTEACHER has been given £100,000 to share an in-house speech and language therapist across five primary schools on the Yorkshire coast.

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South Bay, Scarborough. 31st August 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes

£750,000 pledge to raise school standards on North Yorkshire’s coast

A PROJECT to attract and retain more good teachers in a coastal town is being carried out as part of major drive to raise school standards.

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Headteacher Alison Stephenson says the report reflects the hard work from everyone at Luttons School.

Hard work pays off for 'Good' school

Staff and students at a primary school are celebrating after receiving a 'Good' rating in their recent Ofsted inspection.

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Mini-powerboat challenge with free kits to use

Calling pupils, students and youth groups from throughout the Scarborough – take part in a mini boat-building competition with free kits.

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The new university opened today

New £14 million Scarborough university opens to students

Coventry University Scarborough Campus opened its new £14 million facility to students for the first time today.

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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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UTC Principal Tim Englefield with pupils at the start of the first day.

Scarborough's new UTC opens its doors

The first group of students have started life at Scarborough University Technical College.
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Scarborough College pupils with their GCSE results

Scarborough students celebrate GCSE results

Students across Scarborough have been collecting their GCSE results today.

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Revealed: Postcode lottery as 1 in 7 Yorkshire families miss out on first choice secondary schools

AROUND ONE-in-seven pupils in Yorkshire missed out on their first choice of secondary school this year, new Government figures reveal.

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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.

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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.

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