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Chesterfield university campus on track to open in autumn

The Chesterfield campus of the University of Derby is on track to open this autumn.

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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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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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Shirebrook teenager Libby enjoys her own 15 minutes of fame as her Warhol art lecture wins national prize

Shirebrook teenager Libby enjoys her own 15 minutes of fame as her Warhol art lecture wins national prize

A Shirebrook teenager was praised by leading art experts for bringing a fresh approach to understanding some of the world’s best-known paintings when she beat youngsters from all over the country to win a national award.

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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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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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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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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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