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1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

There will be over 1,000 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

The latest GCSE performance tables for Nottinghamshire’s schools have been published by the Department for Education.

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National school tables have just been published

Notts GCSE results up on last year

School pupils across Nottinghamshire did better in their GCSEs than last academic year and data shows that there has been an increase in the percentage of students gaining five GCSE A*-C grades.

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Caitlin Tucker (left) and Taya Brocklehurst, who have set up the Student Charity Team at Shirebrook Academy to raise money for good causes.

Caring schoolgirls set up charity fundraising group

A caring 12-year-old schoolgirl from Shirebrook has launched a new fundraising group so she can continue the charity work of an aunt, struck down by ill health.

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Flying the rainbow flag for West Nottinghamshire College are (from left) vice-principal Louise Knott, student representative Alex Belcher and staff representative Jane Hawksford.

Proud West Notts College hailed as champion of LGBT diversity

One of Mansfield and Ashfield’s educational flagships has again been named as one of the top workplaces in the country for promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) diversity.

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Manor Academy, Mansfield Woodhouse

Teachers’ exodus from troubled Mansfield academy

Some 11 teachers have left Mansfield’s Manor Academy in the past nine months following a damning Ofsted report.

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Principal Tim Croft with some of the pupils at Sutton Community Academy.

Improving Sutton Community Academy gets glowing praise from Ofsted

Leadership and pupil welfare have been described as outstanding in the best Ofsted report ever received by a secondary school in Sutton.

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Pub hopes to pave way for youngsters with learning difficulties

Pub hopes to pave way for youngsters with learning difficulties

As Kern Massey chops vegetables in a pub kitchen, he looks like any other confident young man.

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The deadline for applications is on Sunday.

Last few days for Nottinghamshire parents to apply for child's school place

Nottinghamshire parents have less than a week to apply for their child's infant or primary school place for September.
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Year 6 pupils at Croft Primary School, Sutton, at their DARE graduation.

Sutton schoolchildren DARE to learn about drugs

Proud parents dared to watch their children graduate from a drugs education programme at a Sutton school.

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Steve Hallam, who never dreamed he would be working in construction management.

Degree helps to fuel dad’s career dreams in construction management

A dad-of-three from Ollerton has earned a degree in residential development and construction thanks to a programme sponsored by the company he works for.

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VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

The death and rape of a teenage girl will serve as a warning to schoolchildren in a police film about the dangers of online grooming.

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Students and staff from Caritas house with some of the items they collected for the homeless.

School students raise Christmas cheer for the homeless

Caring pupils at a school in Mansfield spent the run-up to Christmas gathering Christmas cheer to help the homeless.

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Diversity members Jordan Banjo, left, and Perri Kiely, right, with members of Sutton Community Academy's court team.

Diversity stars help honour pupils

Pupils from two Nottinghamshire schools have been honoured for their achievements at a special awards ceremony.

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REVEALED: Nottinghamshire’s best and worst performing primary schools

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire’s best and worst performing primary schools

Figures released by the Department for Education (DfE) this week revealed how only 54 per cent of primary schools in Nottinghamshire achieved the expected standard for reading, writing and maths in 2016.

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Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Jennifer Bishop, from The Brunts Academy.

Mansfield school staff honoured for efforts

Four members of staff at Mansfield schools have been honoured for the efforts at a special black-tie event.

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Youngsters from Holly Primary School who filled the biggest number of shoeboxes.

Schools join Sports Direct to spread Christmas shoebox cheer around the world

It has been a turbulent year for Shirebrook-based retailer Sports Direct.

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Opticians donate hi-vis vests to school pupils

Opticians donate hi-vis vests to school pupils

Specsavers in Sutton-in-Ashfield donated high visibility vests to youngsters at a local school to mark National Road Safety Week.

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