North Yorkshire County Council’s Executive will next week decide on a recommendation to charge post-16 students with special educational needs or disabilities for their
Nearly 95 per cent of parents or carers of primary age children secured their first school preference in North Yorkshire. The figure remains consistently
The breadth of its sporting excellence has helped a Harrogate school reach the top 100 in the UK for sports. Rossett School has been
The Oatlands area of Harrogate is served by two schools, the Oatlands Infant School and Oatlands Junior School. Oatlands Junior School has now announced
Miss Estelle Weir has been appointed as permanent Headteacher at Oatlands Junior School in Harrogate. She has been Acting Headteacher since Summer 2017, and a teacher at the school for 7 years.
Pupils at Willow Tree Primary School have been demonstrating their sporting prowess to the max over the last week. Children in years 4,5 &
Harrogate in Bloom has been staggered by the number of children entering its annual Spring Art Competition with more than 670 nursery and primary
Knaresborough Police say that they are undertaking additional reassurance patrols after a man exposed himself to a 13-year-old.
It happend near a ginnel off Stockwell Road between 3.35pm and 3.43pm on Wednesday (21 March 2018) as the girl was walking home from school.
In North Yorkshire, schools are developing and broadening these aspirations as a motivation for learning by placing career guidance at the heart of the curriculum.
A pilot funded by North Yorkshire County Council and the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership, has involved 20 secondary schools across the county and York to improve careers guidance.
This has led to a close working relationship between schools and local employers with careers guidance increasingly woven into the curriculum. It also places North Yorkshire well ahead in meeting the Government’s recent schools careers strategy and statutory requirements which will require workplace experience for every pupil.
Students at King James School Knaresborough, one of the pilot schools, are frequently reminded of where their learning might lead.
Knitting has proved beneficial in more ways than one after it was introduced in a Harrogate school.
Students at Rossett School have been learning the traditional skill thanks to teaching assistant Jane Terzza. Over the last few years, she has taught more than 100 students to knit.