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Monyash Primary School event raises thousands for much-needed equipment

Hundreds of visitors attended Monyash Primary School’s May Market – raising £3,160 for much-needed equipment.

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Frederick Gent School pupils Chloe Perry, Amy Hardy, Laura Kavaliunas, Courtney Godfrey and Molly Heenan.

Friends ‘devastated’ after school prom ban

Fifteen teenagers from a Derbyshire high school have been left devastated after being banned from attending their school’s prom.

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RATED: Primary schools in Chesterfield

In the first of a regular online feature, we take a look at the Ofsted inspections reports for primary schools in the Chesterfield area.

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Education for thousands of children in the East Midlands is ‘second division’ says Ofsted chief

An Ofsted chief has warned educational provision for thousands of children in the East Midlands is distinctly second division.

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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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Derbyshire school shuts to undergo 'deep clean'

A Derbyshire school is closed to pupils today.

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Derbyshire sickness outbreak school reopens

A Derbyshire primary school which was closed last week after a major outbreak of a sickness and diarrhoea bug has reopened.

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Children at Brockwell Nursery and Infant School had a street party to celebrate the Queen�"s 90th birthday

Celebrating HRH’s birthday in style

Children at Brockwell Nursery and Infant School are pictured here in the party mood for a celebration the Queen’s 90th birthday party.

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Illustrator Steve Smallwood visited Outwood Academy in Newbold to work with the pupils.

Chesterfield school uses students’ imagination to create a lasting legacy

Students at a Chesterfield school have created a mural that will adorn the entrance to their library - thanks to a children’s illustrator.

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Students perform with the greats

Students perform with the greats

Year 7 Shirebrook Academy pupil Paige Hymas, is pictured here preparing to perform with fellow students alongside the Manchester Camerata orchestra.

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MP reads pupils his favourite tale

MP reads pupils his favourite tale

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins is pictured here with pupils at Mary Swanwick School, Old Whittington, reading one of his favourite children’s books.

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Awards presentation in recognition of the continued commitment and hard work in the community of students at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School, students recieve an award from the Rotary Club

Students empower elderly with iPads

Pupils at Dronfield’s Henry Fanshaw School have been commended for their volunteering work with elderly people at a nursing home.

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SATs punctuation and grammar - could you pass a seven-year-old’s test?

It’s a test that thousands of parents say their children should not be taking.

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Chesterfield students get closer look at policing

Students learning about public services have had a closer look at policing after a talk from officers at Chesterfield College.

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What does becoming an academy school actually mean?

What does becoming an academy school actually mean?

In March, the government announced plans to convert all schools into academies.

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County council to lobby government over academy plans for Derbyshire schools

Derbyshire County Council is to lobby government over plans to turn all schools into academies.

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How to appeal primary school offers in Derbyshire

Parents across Derbyshire have received offers for their children to start primary school in September 2016 - but some may want to appeal their secured places.

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Will your child get first choice primary school in Derbyshire today?

Thousands of Derbyshire parents have secured a place at their first choice primary school for their children in September 2016.

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Jordan Stephens is appealing to anyone who can help her complete her GCSE English course.

Chesterfield student left in limbo by college closure

A young woman from Chesterfield says she has been left high and dry by the education system after the college she was attending unexpectedly closed down.

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