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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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The school has no heating and is unable to open to pupils.

Special school to stay closed for second day because of heating issues

A Derbyshire special school is to remain closed to pupils tomorrow because of a lack of heating.

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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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DT SAYS: School funding shouldn’t fall to fairs and fun runs

DT SAYS: School funding shouldn’t fall to fairs and fun runs

It’s becoming an all too familiar theme - there just isn’t enough money to go round.

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Brimington Junior School defends coloured wristband system

Education chiefs have defended a school's wristband system following complaints from parents and children.

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Headteacher, Dave Shaw, is going to run the Great North Run in September to raise funds for the school.

‘Is running for cash now the only alternative to sacking staff?’

A Chesterfield primary school says it is facing Government cuts so big, it is struggling to pay its staff.

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Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, with the Spire Juniors' school council and school governor, Councillor Keith Miles.

Chesterfield headteacher to do Great North Run to plug £19,000 funding shortfall

A ‘deprived’ Chesterfield school which is facing huge funding cuts has resorted to charity to pay the bills.

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Chesterfield artist, Jacky Currell.

College exhibition celebrates Chesterfield artist’s career

A Chesterfield artist who has motor neurone disease is the subject of a major exhibition celebrating her life’s work.

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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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The school will be closed to nursery and reception children tomorrow (Thursday).

Primary school closed to some children tomorrow because of heating problem

Renishaw Primary School is to be closed to some children tomorrow (Thursday) because of a problem with the heating.

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The deadline for applications is on Sunday.

Last few days for Derbyshire parents to apply for child's school place

Derbyshire parents have less than a week to apply for their child's infant or primary school place for September.

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VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

The death and rape of a teenage girl will serve as a warning to schoolchildren in a police film about the dangers of online grooming.

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Hady Primary School pupils who have been given visibility safety packs. Picture: Brian Eyre.

Chesterfield schoolkids kept bright amid dark path concerns

The Chesterfield community has pulled together to make sure schoolchildren are safe during the dark winter months.

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Barlborough Treetops nursery collecting for charity. Luis young, Albie Weaver, Ollie Luxton, Ollie Mulhern and Zanthe Hodkin.

Nursery holds Christmas appeal for those in need

Children at a Derbyshire nursery are trying to recreate the true spirit of Christmas this festive season.

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Students and staff at the Chesterfield College automotive centre in Christmas fancy dress.

Chesterfield College students join fight against skin cancer

Students and staff at Chesterfield College’s automotive centre donned Christmas fancy dress for a very good cause last week.

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REVEALED: Derbyshire’s best and worst performing primary schools in 2016

REVEALED: Derbyshire’s best and worst performing primary schools in 2016

Figures released by the Department for Education (DfE) this week revealed how only 53 per cent of primary schools in Derbyshire achieved the expected standard for reading, writing and maths in 2016.

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Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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