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Ironville and Codnor Park Primary School is 'inadequate'

An action plan is set to be put in place to improve standards at a primary school following a visit by Government education inspectors.

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Cally Bell, front left, with her petition and other concerned parents outside North Wingfield Primary School. Picture: Brian Eyre.

Mum campaigns for traffic lights outside North Wingfield primary

A mum is campaigning for traffic lights outside her daughter’s primary school – amid fears there is 'an accident waiting to happen'.
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Palterton Primary School celebrating their new parking policeman.

Cardboard coppers return to school

A school which lost a cardboard copper - that warned parents about problem parking - are celebrating getting two new ones.

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How To Build A Better World with guest curator Francesca Martinez at Sheffield's Off The Shelf

PREVIEW: Inspirational Francesca Martinez on How To Create A Better World at Sheffield's Off The Shelf

Comedian, writer and actress Francesca Martinez fills her role as guest curator at Sheffield's Off The Shelf festival of words with a day of inspirational talks and events on Sunday, November 6.
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Belper language teacher defends TOWIE star over baby lessons

Belper language teacher defends TOWIE star over baby lessons

The owner of a Belper language school for children has hit back at critics of a former Towie star who wants to teach her baby to speak Spanish.

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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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Springwell parents and students at the school gates.

UNIFORM UPROAR: Springwell parents to complain to Government watchdog

Scores of parents are set to complain to the Government’s education watchdog over a school uniform controversy.
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Burst water main closes school

Renishaw Primary School has announced it is closed to all pupils staff and visitors today due to a burst water main.

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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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RATED: Secondary schools in Chesterfield

Here, we take a look at the latest Ofsted inspection reports for secondary schools in the Chesterfield area.
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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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UNIFORM UPROAR: Springwell headteacher apologises on behalf of clothes supplier

A school has apologised on behalf of its uniform supplier after scores of parents complained about a clothes 'fiasco'.
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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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READY FOR BUSINESS -- an artists impression of the reception area at the eagerly-awaited, new campus.

New university campus to boost healthcare and business in Chesterfield

A new university campus, due to open in Chesterfield, will help transform the region’s healthcare sector and boost the town’s growing manufacturing industries, it is predicted.

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Millie Twells, from Ilkeston.

Ilkeston teenager who escaped Tunisia terror attacks celebrates GCSEs

A teenager who was left traumatised after being caught up in the Tunisia terrorist attack last year is celebrating her GCSE results - despite missing eight months of school.

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Ockbrook School GCSE results, students Jessica Langton, Lauren Nutty, Francesca Muir-Harris, Rebecca Elvidge, Hannah Moore, Hattie Walker-Smith, Thea Hannigan and Nyasha Mteta.

GCSE students excel at Ockbrook School

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire students at Ockbrook School have been celebrating their GCSE successes.

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This group of students seem happy with their results.
Brendon Beardsley, Thomas Wheatley-Smith, Laurence Soult, Jordan Dormer.

RIPLEY ACADEMY: Principal’s praise for GCSE exam students

Students at The Ripley Academy have been sharing their GCSE success stories.

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