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Children’s Lion King has ‘wow’ factor

Stunning movement, dance and music with shimmering backdrops across a multi-level stage gave children’s production of The Lion King a real “wow” factor!

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TAKING THE BISCUIT: Hospitality and catering students with the giant millionaires shortbread.

Students given just dessert

Hospitality and catering students and staff celebrated the end of a successful year at college by tucking into a giant dessert.

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Kirklees College Dewsbury

Kirklees College ‘one of the best’ for apprentices

Kirklees College is officially one of the best training providers in the country when it comes to apprenticeships.

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TEA PARTY: Children at Childs Play Nursery in Dewsbury meet their new teachers.

Kids meet teachers at transition party

Child’s Play Day Nursery in Dewsbury hosted a transition tea party, inviting all the teachers from the children’s new schools to take part.

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Kirklees student lands top award thanks to autism films

Kirklees student lands top award thanks to autism films

A student from Hanging Heaton has won a prestigious design award after creating an autism awareness film.

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DEGREE COURSE: Talented dancer Mika George Evans.

Mika dancing to top ballet school

A talented dancer from Birstall has won a place at one of Europe’s most prestigious dance schools.

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Thornhill Community Academy, Dewsbury.

Educating Yorkshire school told it needs to improve by Ofsted

A Dewsbury school made famous by Channel 4’s Educating Yorkshire programme has been told it still needs to improve by the education watchdog.

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Fieldhead Primary Academy is doimng better after been oput in special measures.
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School is moving in right direction says inspector

A school dropped into special measures is ‘taking effective action’ to turn its fortunes around, according to its latest Ofsted report.

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Progress on college buildings

Progress on college buildings

Guests were invited to tour a new multi-million pound education centre being built in Dewsbury.

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Newspaper: Dewsbury Reporter Series.
Story: Good Ofsted report for St. John's Infants school on Boothroyd Lane, Dewsbury.
Reporter: Nick Frame.
Photographer: Andrew Bellis
email: andrewbellisphotography@gmail.com
Twitter: @SnapperAndrewB
Mobile: 07885 426 523
Photo date: 08/05/17
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High teaching standards at ‘harmonious’ school

A junior school in Dewsbury has been described as being ‘harmonious’ with a high standard of teaching following a visit from an education inspector.

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The pupils enjoying their new library.

‘Booking’ the trend...Dewsbury school turns old computer room into new library

A school is going back to educational basics after converting an old computer room into a library.

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Revealed: Top school run gripes

Revealed: Top school run gripes

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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Lessons from Auschwitz

Students are shown the horrors of the Holocaust

Hard hitting. That was the overall feeling expressed by pupils from schools across West Yorkshire when they took a one-day trip to the death and concentration camps at Auschwitz in Poland.

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Holding a petition signed by over 200 parents is Khalid Patel. Picture ref: AB0102a0417

Pupils’ Easter break is cut to just one week

A school is facing a backlash from parents after this year’s Easter holiday was cut from a fortnight to one week.

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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

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Schools blighted by segregation

Schools blighted by segregation

Thousands of schools are being blighted by segregation linked to a student’s ethnicity or social status withKirklees named as one of the most divided areas within the country, new research reveals.

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All assembled for the Big Sing.

Schools in harmony for the Big Sing

The Batley Big Sing, hosted by Musica Kirklees at Batley Grammar School, has been hailed as another harmonious success.

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PINBALL WIZARDS: Year 5 children at Fieldhead Academy with teacher Kevin Lusk and artist Craig Dyson.

Inspired by science and art project

Young people in Batley and Birstall schools have been taking part in a project designed to encourage learning in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) through visual arts activities.

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Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

The government has been accused of betraying the country’s children after it emerged that all schools face cuts to their budgets.

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