Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

Body cameras

UK schools introduce body cameras for teachers

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

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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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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.

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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Could YOU pass a SATS test? Try these five questions

PRIMARY school across the UK are taking their SATS tests, designed to measure their skills in English and maths.

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Primary school preferences

Primary school preferences: 93 per cent get first choice

Over 93 per cent of parents or carers of primary age children have secured their first school preference in North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Coast College

Will Yorkshire Coast College be moving to the university campus site ?

The Scarborough News understands that the owners of Yorkshire Coast College are in discussions over moving its campuses to Filey Road.
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Scarborough teacher struck off following affair with pupil

A teacher who taught at Malton and lived in Scarborough has been banned from the country’s classrooms for life after findings that he had an affair with a pupil.
Pupils at a Church of England primary school, which teaches children as young as four, have been copying scenes from the ultra-violent video game Grand Theft Auto on the playground

Pupils ‘copy violent game on playground’

A Church of England primary school has taken action after pupils were caught mimicking ultra-violent video games on the playground.

National school tables have just been published

North Yorkshire schools are among the best performing in the country

North Yorkshire schools and colleges have achieved results well above national averages at both GCSE and A-level.

Graham Stuart MP

1970s rules ‘rob Yorkshire schools of £40m funding’

SCHOOLS in Yorkshire are missing out on £40m a year in funding due to archaic rules that date back to the 1970s, it is claimed.

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Sea view lectures as Spa plays host to uni

It’s more used to staging music, but the Spa will also stage lectures after Coventry University picked it as the main teaching base for its Scarborough Campus.

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Headteacher slams A-level critics

Headteacher slams A-level critics

As Ryedale teenagers toast record A-level success, a respected headteacher has hit out at critics who say the exams have got easier.

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A-level joy across the region

A-level joy across the region

Teenagers shed tears of joy - and despair - as they picked up their A-level results this morning.

The latest flavour of Doritos Roulette crisps have been banned at George Pindar school in Scarborough. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Scarborough schoolgirl’s tortilla terror

A Scarborough schoolgirl’s claim that she was nearly killed by a spicy Dorito has made national headlines.

George Pindar School is concerned about spicy crisps

School warning over crisp ‘packets of pain’

A Scarborough school has warned parents to keep pupils away from a new menace on the playground ... super-spicy crisps.

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