Education

Students dance their way to charity success

Rossett Zumba

Taking to the dance floor helped students at Rossett School to raise more than £1200 for charity. The Year 7 students held a sponsored Zumba session in the school hall in aid of Lepra, an international charity supporting people with leprosy in some of the world’s poorest communities. The fundraising began with an assembly explaining the problems faced by people ...

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Harrogate Grammar School’s U13 boys’ hockey team through to the National finals

Gary Nash (club coach), Liam Terry, Cooper Smith, Thom Nash (captain), Ollie Bean, Jamie Rastrick, Gordon Tweedle Front row: Alfie Willis, Harrison Wakeling, Charlie Littlewood, George Cowham

Harrogate Grammar School’s U13 boys’ hockey team are celebrating as they win their way through to the National finals. The U13’s boys’ hockey team have progressed through four stages of the National 7-a-side tournament claiming the Harrogate and Craven, North Yorkshire, North East of England and finally the North of England titles. They have beaten 17 schools to advance to ...

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Tour de France artist shares skills with pupils at Harrogate School

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Best-selling UK artist Alister Colley shared his skills with pupils at Harrogate prep school Belmont Grosvenor when he joined them for a painting workshop. The Pateley Bridge based artist, who created The Yorkshire Grand Depart, the first-ever official painting to be endorsed by the Tour de France 2014, helped youngsters to be inspired by the scenery around them at their ...

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Belmont Grosvenor boys celebrate success at football festival

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A team of young footballers from Harrogate prep school Belmont Grosvenor are celebrating after scooping the trophy in a leading sporting festival. Youngsters from the ‘outstanding’ co-educational prep school beat off tough competition from prep schools from across the north of England to take the trophy in the U11 Spirit of Football Festival competition held at Aysgarth School. The U11 ...

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Victory for Apollo at Harrogate Young Enterprise Award Ceremony

The Apollo team from Ripon Grammar School being presented with the Best company award by the Mayor of Harrogate, Jim Clark

Teams of young entrepreneurs from schools in the Harrogate area last week celebrated their achievements in the Young Enterprise Company Programme awards ceremony. The competition took place to celebrate the hard work and dedication that the young companies have demonstrated over the last academic year and marks the first of a series of events to establish an overall national Best ...

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Harrogate Town AFC unite with Harrogate College

Photo credit to Peter Arnett (Harrogate Town AFC)

For the first time, Harrogate College and Harrogate Town AFC are to work together in a community partnership which will offer every student at the College the opportunity to benefit from the Club’s sports training and expertise. The College and Club are teaming up to offer a new study programme with a focus on sport, fitness and coaching delivered as ...

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Belmont Grosvenor boys celebrate success at football festival

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A team of young footballers from Harrogate prep school Belmont Grosvenor are celebrating after scooping the trophy in a leading sporting festival. Youngsters from the ‘outstanding’ co-educational prep school beat off tough competition from prep schools from across the north of England to take the trophy in the U11 Spirit of Football Festival competition held at Aysgarth School. The U11 ...

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Increase in post 16 transport charges now deferred

North Yorkshire County Council has said it has deferred consideration of post 16 transport charges, previously planned for September 2015. North Yorkshire County Council say they very aware of the pressures on family budgets and the issues of school transport across our rural areas and has given these matters a great deal of thought. In Autumn 2014, with the need to ...

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Ashville College catches comic relief fever & raises more than £4,000

ie in the Eye! Ashville Junior School headteacher Simon Bailey (right) and teacher James Dewhirst are on the receiving end of numerous custard pies!

Pupil, staff and parents at Harrogate’s Ashville College caught a serious bout of Comic Relief fever, doing plenty of daft japes to raise money for the popular celebrity-led charity. Junior School teacher Ian “Fridgeman” Dimmick raised £1,414 hitchhiking around the region with a fridge. Destinations he visited during his 27-hour stint on the road included the Devonshire Arms, Armley Prison, ...

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