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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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Lady Manners School column

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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The 12th Duke of Devonshire, with assistance from Year 6 pupils George Wigham and Maddie Wager, unveiled a mural at the school.

PICTURES: Hartington Primary School marks 150 years

The Duke of Devonshire was the guest of honour at a special event in Hartington to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the village school.

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NSPCC warning on criminal checks loophole for private tutors

NSPCC warning on criminal checks loophole for private tutors

The NSPCC is urging the UK Government to close a loophole that could leave thousands of privately-taught children at risk of harm.

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Tupton Hall's 'Wimbleskills' video with Andy Murray.

VIDEO: Derbyshire school teams up with Andy Murray for ‘Wimbleskills’ video

Skilled students and staff at a Derbyshire high school have ‘gone viral’ after appearing in a video alongside tennis champion Andy Murray.

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Polish student Jakub is elected head boy at Shirebrook Academy

Polish student Jakub is elected head boy at Shirebrook Academy

Young people at a Shirebrook school have elected a Polish student as their new head boy.

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County Hall in Matlock, the headquarters of Derbyshire County Council.

Special needs teen ‘let down’ by council, claims law firm

Every special needs teenager in Derbyshire due to leave secondary school this summer has been failed by the local authority this year, educational experts have claimed.

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