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Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables.

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Nearly there: Pioneer House looks the same on the outside, but indoors almost �3 million worth of work is nearing completion. Picture: John Clifton

£3m Pioneer House refurb - to become part of Kirklees College - is almost complete

Almost £3 million worth of work is well under way to revitalise a historic building to play a role in the area’s future as part of Kirklees College.

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AWARD WINNERS: Upper Batley High School students pose for a group photo during the evening.

Choir hits right note at school event

Upper Batley High School recently hosted its annual presentation evening.

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Heckmondwike Grammar among top 10 schools in Northern England for exam results

The headteacher of Heckmondwike Grammar School says he is delighted to be featured in a list of top schools in Yorkshire.

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North Huddersfield Trust School. Image: Google

Tragic death of seven-year-old West Yorkshire schoolgirl

A SEVEN-year-old girl has died after suffering a medical episode at a school in West Yorkshire today.
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CELEBRATION LUNCH: Certificate winners at the Batley Girls High School event.

Celebration of success at school

Batley Girls’ High School recently held the first Co-Heads’ Celebration Lunch of the academic year.

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SHAW THING: The unusual mode of transport after the fantastic facelift by Kirklees College students.

Students’ rickshaw challenge

Engineering and motor vehicle students at Kirklees College recently had the opportunity to work on a rather unusual mode of transport for a charity challenge.

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HIGH QUALITY: The Kirklees College team is presented with the Quality in Careers Standard.

Kirklees College hits right standard

Kirklees College has been awarded a prestigious Quality in Careers Standard for the high level of support given by its careers team and the college’s commitment to careers education.

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SERVING UP A TREAT: Headteacher Sam Vickers dishes out just rewards.

Students earn lunch service

Pupils’ outstanding achievements have been celebrated at Upper Batley High School.

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Dewsbury school makes ‘rapid improvement’

Dewsbury school makes ‘rapid improvement’

A Dewsbury school has been praised by Ofsted inspectors for making ‘exceptionally rapid improvement’.

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Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Remember the heart-warming moment when Yorkshire teenager Mushy Asghar overcame his stammer on national TV?

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First GCSE results celebrated

The Independent Cambridge Street School celebrated GCSE exam successes from its first ever Year 11 students.

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Great credit: Students and staff celebrating success on results day at Upper Batley High School

Good results are a credit to the community

Upper Batley High School’s great GCSE results are a credit to learners, their families and staff, said headteacher Sam Vickers.

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Kirklees College's Dewsbury campus

Some outstanding GCSE successes

Heckmondwike Grammar students saw more than 99 per cent of our Year 11 students securing at least five good GCSE grades.

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Well equipped for their next step

Headteacher at Spen Valley, Mr Ian Ellam, said that despite working through an educational period of significant change grades were determined, it was essential not to lose sight of the most important element in the process - the young people that were at the heart of it.

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Top grades: A number of students had gained the highest grade (9), highest achieving was Alicia Walker (above) with a maximum seven A*s and three grade 9 results. Mr Pugh added: Students have also gained good grades in the creative subject areas of Design Technology, Art and Photography, which is an indication of a broad and balanced curriculum.

Pleasing results at Castle Hall

Castle Hall Academy, Mirfield, had reason to be happy with GCSE results.

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Top performing students at Batley Girls High School

Students rose to new challenges

Batley Girls’ High School is celebrating success yet again with excellent GCSE results, six students securing nine straight A** to A grades and three gaining ten A** to A grades.

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Great Improvements: Manor Croft students celebrate one of the countrys biggest GCSE improvements

Celebrating a magnificent transformation

Manor Croft Academy students and staff are celebrating what is likely to be one of the biggest improvements in GCSE outcomes in the country.

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Juliana Kalniana, A*, Yusuf Khan, 9A*, Hansa Khan, 8A*, Iqra Hussain, 9A*, Arman Khan, 9A* and Alex Funk 9A* looking at their results at Dixons Trinity Academy, Bradford. Picture Bruce Rollinson

GCSEs 2017: The results are in, so what should you do now? The advice you need to know...

Whether the results were good or bad, the question of what to do next is one on the lips of thousands of pupils this morning as they look to life after GCSEs.
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GCSE pass rates have fallen this year across the UK overall.

GCSEs 2017: UK pass rates fall as major exams shake-up causes controversy

Around 50,000 English and maths GCSEs were awarded the new highest grade this summer, as the impact of the biggest shake-up of exams for a generation began to be felt.

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