Education

Life-saving equipment presented to first aid students

Rossett School in Harrogate

A new defibrillator has been installed at Rossett School – and four sixth form students are among those who have received special training to use it in life-threatening situations. The equipment was donated to the school by Ken and Jackie Waight, whose son Richard died suddenly in 2009. The 23-year-old teacher at Hayfield School in Doncaster lost his life to ...

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Success marked at Rossett school presentation evening

Rossett School

An impressive set of exam results was marked with a special presentation evening at Rossett School. Students from last year’s Year 11, who received their GCSE results in August, were invited to celebrate with parents, staff and governors. Rossett School is in Green Lane, Harrogate, and caters for pupils aged from 11 to 18. It was rated outstanding by Ofsted ...

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Inspectors deliver outstanding report for Belmont Grosvenor School

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Inspectors have delivered an ‘outstanding’ report on the Early Years’ Department at leading independent prep school Belmont Grosvenor. Co-educational Belmont Grosvenor School, set in 20-acres of grounds on the outskirts of Harrogate, provides ‘outstanding provision’ for children up to 5 years, known as the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). A team from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) – the independent ...

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Harrogate College student taken on as Porsche apprentice

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Andrew Mearns, Porsche specialist Business Owner of Gmund Cars, knows potential and talent when he spots it. That’s why Gareth Jenkins, a student of Harrogate College’s 14+ Skills Academy was hired as an Apprentice as soon as he successfully completed his Motor Vehicle Engineer Course. Whilst studying for core GCSE’s at King James’s School Knaresborough, Gareth came to Harrogate College ...

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Danny Mills presents charity cheque

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Former Premiership footballer and television personality, Danny Mills, has presented a cheque for over £2,700, on behalf of Brackenfield School, to the charity Shine of which he is a patron. The presentation was made at a school assembly on Monday 1st December at which the school celebrated an endurance event, which was staged in June. Their sponsored event was inspired ...

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Saint Michael’s Hospice receives boost from Harrogate School

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Adults and young people living with terminal illness and bereavement in the Harrogate district will be given a boost thanks to the fundraising efforts of parents, staff and friends at a Harrogate independent prep school. Members of Belmont Grosvenor School’s Parent Teacher Association handed over a cheque for £5,500 to St Michael’s Hospice in Harrogate after organizing a ball in ...

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“Grease is the word” as Ashville College pupils take on classic high school musical

Grease Is The Word! Ashville College pupils prepare for senior school’s drama production of Grease The Musical

Grease is very much the word for Ashville College pupils taking the stage next week (Wednesday, November 19-Friday, November 21) as they perform a classic high school musical! This year’s senior school drama production – being held in the newly transformed Soothill Hall – is Grease The Musical, and promises to provide a great evening of foot-tapping, sing along entertainment. ...

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EDUCatering excellence awards for Harrogate Grammar

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Dave Carrack, Executive Chef at Harrogate Grammar School and his team win ‘Self-Managed Secondary School Caterer of the Year’ at the prestigious national EDUcatering Excellence Awards in London. The awards are always a very special evening, recognising the hard work and dedication of their peers across the industry. This is the second prize the catering team have won in consecutive ...

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