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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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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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Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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POSTER CONTEST: Staff at Norristhorpe School with some of the pupils who entered the competition.

Poster art created for new show

Kirklees residents may have noticed a number of posters and flyers around town advertising Batley Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s 2017 production of The Gondoliers.

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Tracy Healy toasts her School Chef of the Year award.

Tracy has been crowned the queen of school kitchens

Tracy Healy is beaming with pride after she was crowned queen of the school kitchen last week.

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New secondary school for boys is planned

A new secondary school could be set up for boys in Dewsbury and Batley.

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Little Acorns Day Nursery, Mirfield.

WORLD BOOK DAY: Pictures from around Kirklees schools and nurseries

Youngsters across Kirklees celebrated World Book Day on Thursday by dressing up as their favourite characters.

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photo of Tracy Healy, the new LACA Yorkshire & Humber School Chef of the Year 2017 from this morning's Regional Final with her Winner plaque and winning dishes.

“I just thought wow” says Dewsbury cook after being crowned top school chef

Tracy Healy is beaming with pride after being crowned queen of the school kitchen.

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Tracy hopes to cook up a storm in Chef of the Year event

Tracy hopes to cook up a storm in Chef of the Year event

A Dewsbury dinner lady is on a quest to be crowned queen of the school kitchen.

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CELEBRATIONS: Staff and pupils at St Johns Under 5s Pre-School in Dewsbury Moor.

School rated ‘outstanding’

Staff at a Dewsbury-based school are celebrating after it was rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

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Royal venue hosts school’s final bid

Budding entrepreneurs from Westborough High School have been named as finalists in nationwide enterprise competition Tycoon in Schools.

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Primary school told to improve quality after damning report

Primary school told to improve quality after damning report

A Gomersal primary school has been told that it must improve the quality of its teaching after a damning report by Ofsted.

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‘Teaching in decline’ at junior school, says Ofsted

‘Teaching in decline’ at junior school, says Ofsted

A school has been warned that the quality of its teaching is in decline and that pupils’ behaviour is a cause for concern.

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Body cameras

UK schools introduce body cameras for teachers

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

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