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COLUMN: Ambition can lead to endless opportunities

The educational landscape is changing, with a greater focus on better meeting the needs of UK industry.

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Vision Studio School

Parents and students 'devastated' over Vision Studio School closure

Two mums whose children have been affected by the closure of Vision Studio School have described how it has “devastated” their children.

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COLUMN: How to support your child when changing schools

COLUMN: How to support your child when changing schools

The school holidays are upon us. Families with young children can hopefully look forward to some sunshine and relaxation, a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of school days.

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Syrian refugee Fahd Saleh (left) receives his award from Dame Asha Khemka, watched by his wife, Tahrir, and  sons, Omar and Nrur. (PHOTO BY: Tracey Whitefoot)

Refugees are among star students at West Notts College

Refugees were among inspirational students at Mansfield’s West Nottinghamshire College who received accolades for their outstanding success and personal accomplishments during the year.

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Huthwaite School has a positive view of staff changes

Huthwaite School has a positive view of staff changes

Leaders at an Ashfield school are all smiles after revealing it will be fully staffed with permanent teachers for the first time in five years.

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Queen Eizabeth's Academy

Mansfield’s Queen Elizabeth’s to offer places to Vision Studio School students

Queen Elizabeth’s Academy in Mansfield has confirmed that it will be offering places to those families affected by the closure of the Vision Studio School, with over thirty students able to start at the academy from September 2017.

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Vision Studio School staff in a "state of shock" at closure plans

Vision Studio School staff have spoken of their shock after finding out the school could be set close.

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PICTURES: Students protest closure of Mansfield's Vision Studio School

Students held a protest this morning against the closure of Vision Studio School in Mansfield.
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Elizabeth and her parents at the ceremony, flanked by her tutors, Adam Thompson (left) and Lynsey Hanson (right).

National award for student who is role model for women in building industry

A trailblazing construction student at West Nottinghamshire College in Mansfield is hoping to build a successful career after winning a national award.

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Vision Studio School, Mansfield

Struggling Mansfield studio school faces closure after damning watchdog inspection.

Mansfield’s struggling Vision Studio School now faces closure after a damning Ofsted inspection led to ‘a significant number of prospective students’ withdrawing applications.

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Principal Liz Barrett (centre), tutors, apprentices, students and staff at the trust celebrate their Ofsted rating.

Academies’ trust praised by Ofsted for cutting unemployment

Policies that cut unemployment helped the trust that oversees further education at academies in Sutton and New Ollerton to achieve a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted inspectors.

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Students in good voice at the 'Arts Beat' show.

Spectacular show by creative arts students at academies

Stars of the future in music, film, TV and theatre might well have been on parade at an inaugural ‘Arts Beat’ event held in Mansfield.

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Students and staff at Stubbin Wood School with one of the time capsules at the summer fair.

Time capsules mark school’s 50th anniversary

Time capsules were created as part of a summer fair to mark the 50th anniversary of a respected special school at Shirebrook.

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COLUMN: Our region is vital to the economic success of the nation

COLUMN: Our region is vital to the economic success of the nation

I recently had the pleasure of attending the college’s fourth annual engineering showcase – the first to be held in our new Vision University Centre.

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Two of the winning teachers, Dean Bowler (left) and Rob Cruxon (right), with academy principal Tim Croft. (PHOTO BY: Gary Williams)

Top marks for ‘outstanding’ teachers at Sutton Community Academy

Four teachers from Sutton Community Academy have received recognition for their outstanding achievements at an awards ceremony hosted by the trust that sponsors the school.

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Members of the winning teams with judges at the Future Business Leader Challenge.

You’re hired! Students shine in challenge inspired by TV show ‘The Apprentice’

Students in Mansfield and Ashfield who are aspiring business bosses and would-be marketing experts shone in a competition inspired by the hit TV show, ‘The Apprentice’.

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Travellers on Sutton Lawn.

Lessons hit as travellers set up Lawn camp

Lessons at a Sutton school have had to be “adjusted”after Travellers set up camp on nearby land.

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Head teacher, Carl Atkin with students from the Brunts School who are celebrating a 'Good' Ofsted report.

Students and staff at Brunts Academy praised by watchdog

Staff and students at a Mansfield school are celebrating after receiving praise from an education watchdog.

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The top earning industries for graduate include construction.

REVEALED: The best and worst paying industries for graduates

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Some of the young volunteers who have contributed a combined 7,800 hours of voluntary work.

Caring West Notts students hailed as “special” for their voluntary work

Community-minded students at a college in Mansfield have been described as “very special people” for contributing a combined total of 7,800 hours of voluntary work.

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