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COLUMN: Let's look out for those who don't get the A level grades they want

GCSE and A level results are out soon and for many youngsters there'll be the usual photos of them leaping holding certificates and celebrating but equally for many their worlds will be shattered.

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Derbyshire school spent more than 8 million on supply teachers in the last year.

Derbyshire schools spend more than £8 million on supply teachers in a year

More than £8million was spent on supply teachers and support staff in schools in Derbyshire over the last year.

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The National Union of Teachers says 'more students are becoming disengaged from school'.

More children are being expelled from Derbyshire's schools, shock figures reveal

More than 4,000 children were excluded from Derbyshire schools last year, shock statistics show.
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Residents say the development would threaten the green belt and add pressure to schools already at capacity.

Darley Dale residents look to block housing development

Darley Dale residents have mobilised an action group to fight plans for a 126-home development they say would violate building restrictions.

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School lands top green award from woodland charity

School lands top green award from woodland charity

A Starkholmes primary school has won a top environmental award for its efforts to engage pupils in the natural world and green issues.

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Mr Lamberton said he knew his sons wouldn't wear their hats or sun cream if they weren't with him.

POLL: Was Derbyshire dad right to keep his children home from school because of the heat?

A Derbyshire dad kept his children home from school on Monday, because of the rising temperatures.

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The top earning industries for graduate include construction.

REVEALED: The best and worst paying industries for graduates

Just finished university and looking for your first career break?
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Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Two fifths of parents have been put into financial difficulty over the cost of school uniforms, a new study has revealed.

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Bad parking is the number one annoyance at the school gates for parents in the Midlands.

POLL: Bad parking, smoking or dog mess - What's your pet hate at the school gates?

Bad parking and people smoking outside the school gates are among the biggest annoyances for parents in the Midlands, a survey has revealed.
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Common sense needed on holidays during term time

Common sense needed on holidays during term time

As a secondary school pupil I remember sinking down in my chair as my dad challenged my French teacher at parents’ evening about the educational benefit of a school trip to Boulogne-sur-Mer.

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The county council has issued a statement in response to a court ruling yesterday.

Derbyshire County Council does 'not condone parents taking children on term-time holidays'

Derbyshire County Council has said it does 'not condone parents taking their children on term-time holidays'.

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Fines for taking children out of school for holidays are once again in the news.

POLL: Should fines for taking children on holiday during term-time be reconsidered?

Fines for taking children out of school during term-time for holidays are once again back in the news.

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The Supreme Court have allowed the appeal.

Dad loses legal battle over term-time holidays

A father has lost a landmark legal battle over being fined for taking his daughter on holiday during school term-time.
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Parents have been learning of their child's secondary school place.

SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACES: What to do if you didn't get your first choice

Parents across Derbyshire have been learning of their child's secondary school place today.

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Will your child get a place at their first choice secondary school?

95% of Derbyshire applicants set to get first choice secondary school place, study says

More than 95 per cent of applicants in Derbyshire look set to receive a place at their first choice secondary school, according a new study.

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There are plenty of jobs you don't need a university degree for.

REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

A new survey has revealed some of the top jobs that don't require university degrees.

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Latest news.

Special school to remain closed after gas supply ‘cut off’

A special school in Derbyshire will be unable to reopen on Monday after its gas supply was cut off.

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Should pupils be allowed to wear slippers to school?

Derbyshire school becomes first in Britain to allow pupils to wear slippers

A Derbyshire primary school has become the first in Britain to allow pupils to wear slippers.
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882 fewer teachers in Derbyshire by 2019, thanks to £30million funding cut

882 fewer teachers in Derbyshire by 2019, thanks to £30million funding cut

There will be over 820 fewer teachers in Derbyshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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REVEALED: Derbyshire schools GCSE performance tables

REVEALED: Derbyshire schools GCSE performance tables

The latest GCSE performance tables for Derbyshire’s schools have been published by the Department for Education.

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