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Victory in fight to save Chesterfield training scheme

The campaign to save a Chesterfield training company which has supported young apprentices from more than 40 years has won a major victory.

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Get career ready at Chesterfield College.

Life after GCSEs - a guide to getting it right

The academic year is half way through so 15 and 16 year olds are already planning what they want to do after their GCSEs.

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Matlock resident Emma Worrell, of Little Pig Jewellery Design, will exhibiting her handmade work at LondonEdge, a trade show for alternative youth subcultures, at the Business Design Centre in Islington, February 11-12.

Matlock teacher turned jewellery designer in London industry spotlight

A former deputy headteacher from Matlock is hoping to take her new career to another level when she exhibits her handmade jewellery at a major trade show in London.

Derbyshire
Daniel Henshaw, front left, an author and teacher from Wirksworth was part of a team of writers taking on the Eggheads in the BBC television quiz

Wirksworth children’s author enjoys a brush with the BBC Eggheads

A budding children’s author from Wirksworth had a brush with 15 minutes of television fame, when he was part of a team taking on BBC Two’s resident Eggheads.

Derbyshire
Hope Valley school rated as Inadequate by Ofsted inspectors’ report

Hope Valley school rated as Inadequate by Ofsted inspectors’ report

A secondary school in Hope has been found inadequate by Ofsted inspectors, prompting leaders to cite difficulty in adapting to changes across the education sector.

Derbyshire
COLUMN: Latest ban is false fingernails

COLUMN: Latest ban is false fingernails

It won’t make the headlines like a recent ban on selling energy drinks to young people did, but we have also made a new ban of our own this month, telling our students that long false fingernails have no place at school.

Opinion

REVEALED: How each secondary school in the Chesterfield area fared in new school league tables

Derbyshire has scored a below average result in new school league tables looking at secondary school performance released today (Thursday).

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NLT could face closure unless local firms rally round

Keep the spark burning bright in Chesterfield

Chesterfield has a long and proud tradition of engineering.

Business

VIDEO: 15-year-old boy lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools

A 15-year-old boy is lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools around the country.

Education
The deadline for applications is January 15.

Deadline approaching for Derbyshire parents to apply for primary school places

The deadline for Derbyshire parents to apply for their child's primary school place is fast approaching.

Education
Mike Joseph who has set up a water-powered generator with the help of local school children to power the village Christmas lights.

Bradwell village switch on hydroelectric Christmas lights in UK first

Residents of a Hope Valley village may be dreaming of a wet Christmas, after launching what may be the UK’s first hydro-powered illuminations.

Derbyshire

WATCH: Children perform special song about Derbyshire

Over 1,700 Derbyshire children have taken part in a project to create a song and video about the county.

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REVEALED: The Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

Education

O Crumb, All Ye Faithful: Baker makes nativity cake masterpiece to help school

A Youlgrave baker has given an early Christmas gift to the village school after creating a jaw-dropping nativity scene in cake form to fundraise for playground refurbishments.

Derbyshire
Sixteen Derbyshire schools are on the list

REVEALED: The best schools in Derbyshire according to The Times

The best performing schools in Derbyshire, according to the Sunday Times, have been revealed.

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School reopens after heating failure

A school has reopened after a heating failure led to it closing part of its building.

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Pupils at Pilsley C of E Primary School are all smiles. Picture submitted.

Derbyshire school is officially 'outstanding'

Staff and pupils are celebrating after their school was rated the best.
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Widnes Vikings v Leeds Rhinos.'Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott alongside player performance manager Chris Plume.'14th Febuary 2016.'Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Rhino charged with bringing more sporting success to college

A Rhino has been charged with continuing Worksop College’s fine tradition of sporting excellence.

Rugby
Staff and pupils from Grindleford Primary School present a cheque for �3,896.33 to Chris Theyer.

Hope Valley school smashes charity target in support of Thomas Theyer Foundation

Pupils and staff at a Hope Valley primary school have raised £3,896 for the Thomas Theyer Foundation.

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CONGRATULATIONS: Chesterfield College graduates celebrate

Chesterfield College students and apprentices have graduated.

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