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Primary school closed tomorrow because of bad weather and unstable roof tiles

A Derbyshire primary school will be closed tomorrow because of bad weather and unstable roof tiles.

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The deadline for applications is on Sunday.

Last few days for Derbyshire parents to apply for child's school place

Derbyshire parents have less than a week to apply for their child's infant or primary school place for September.

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VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

The death and rape of a teenage girl will serve as a warning to schoolchildren in a police film about the dangers of online grooming.

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REVEALED: Derbyshire’s best and worst performing primary schools in 2016

REVEALED: Derbyshire’s best and worst performing primary schools in 2016

Figures released by the Department for Education (DfE) this week revealed how only 53 per cent of primary schools in Derbyshire achieved the expected standard for reading, writing and maths in 2016.

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Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Pictured is I CAN Licensee Tracy Rodgers, who is an early years consultant and owner of Tiny Hands Big Futures.

Pioneering expert set to develop youngsters’ language and communication skills

An educational pioneer is set help youngsters across Chesterfield and Derbyshire develop their speech, language and communication skills.

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Private school head says grammar plans “tinkering around the edge”

Private school head says grammar plans “tinkering around the edge”

A Long Eaton headteacher has said Government plans to create new grammar schools will not go far enough towards raising standards for all.

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Term-time holiday fines in Derbyshire to be scrapped - but only for some

Term-time holiday fines in Derbyshire to be scrapped - but only for some

Fines for Derbyshire parents who take their children out of school during term-time are to be scrapped - but only for some.

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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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POLL RESULTS: Grammar school plans divide opinion in Derbyshire

POLL RESULTS: Grammar school plans divide opinion in Derbyshire

Plans to end the ban on creating new grammar schools have been met with a mixed reaction by Derbyshire residents.

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POLL: Have your say on the government’s grammar school plans

POLL: Have your say on the government’s grammar school plans

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the end of a ban on the creation of new grammar schools.

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Hope Valley College GCSE student Ophelia Hornsey.

Hope Valley College principal proud of ‘excellent’ GCSE results

Hope Valley College students have celebrated another year of GCSE success.

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GCSE pupils from Anthony Gell School in Wirksworth collect their results.

Anthony Gell School continues trend of excellent GCSE achievement

There was plenty to celebrate as year 11 pupils at Anthony Gell School collected their GCSE results.

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Highfields School pupils Merrick Elkington (8 A*s and 2 As), Alex Wilmot 3 A*s and 6 As), Jacob Bancroft (1 A*, 6As, 2Bs and 1C) and Rosie Glossop (9 A*s and 1 A).

Outstanding GCSE results for Highfields’ ‘Class of 2016’

Highfields School’s ‘Class of 2016’ is celebrating some outstanding GCSE results.

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GCSE students at Lady Manners with their exam results.

GCSE RESULTS: The grade and the good at Lady Manners

Lady Manners School has celebrated more exam success, with its latest batch of GCSE results.

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Highfields School students celebrate their excellent results. Photo: Jason Chadwick.

Highfields School students celebrate A-level success

Sixth form students at Highfields School are again celebrating excellent A-level results.

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Derby College student Zoe Keaton, 18, from Long Eaton, has achieved A* grades in biology and psychology and an A in chemistry.

Derby College celebrates A-level success

Derby College has celebrated another bumper batch of A-level results, maintaining last year’s 98 per cent pass rate.

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Anthony Gell School celebrates excellent A-Level results

Anthony Gell School celebrates excellent A-Level results

Sixth Form students and staff at Anthony Gell School in Wirksworth are celebrating another excellent set of A-Level results this year.

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Students from Tupton Hall School celebrate their results last year.

Anxious wait for Derbyshire A-Level students almost over

Thousands of students across Derbyshire have just a week to wait to find out how they’ve done in their A-levels.

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COLUMN: Keep kids’ minds active this summer

The summer holidays are just around the corner. A six week break beckons for our hard working children. Parents, of course, may feel differently about the break. But how does the six week hiatus really affect our children?

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