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REVEALED: The Nottinghamshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Nottinghamshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

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Alex Walker, of The Brunts Academy, who won the chief executive officer's award.

Awards for academy staff who are top of the class

Outstanding contributions by staff at schools and academies in the Mansfield area run by The Evolve Trust were recognised at a glittering ceremony.

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Principal Tim Croft with pupils at Sutton Community Academy.

Improving Sutton Community Academy gets more glowing praise from Ofsted

Sutton Community Academy has been singled out as a model for good practice by Ofsted after leadershp and welfare were described as outstanding in a recent report.

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Center Parcs chefs get a taste for success in college kitchens

Center Parcs chefs get a taste for success in college kitchens

A tailor-made chefs’ training programme has seen a year of hard work and creativity rewarded with a graduation gala dinner at West Nottinghamshire College’s fine dining restaurant recently.

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Proud mum Lisa Woodward puts the dark days behind her and gets stuck into her college studies.

From mental breakdown and no home to national award for ‘inspirational’ mum

A mental breakdown, years of depression and self-harming, and a seriously sick husband were just some of the obstacles put in the way of Mansfield Woodhouse mum Lisa Woodward.

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Youngsters from High Oakham Primary School in Mansfield with their shoeboxes.

Schools send Christmas spirit to needy children around the world

An amazing total of 1,112 shoeboxes, packed with Christmas gifts, have winged their way to needy parts of the world, thanks to schools in the Mansfield area.

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Head boy Dillan Kudlacik and head girl Jayci Crew celebrate the Outstanding verdict at St Josephs School. (PHOTO BY: Trevor Smith Photography Ltd)

Rare OFSTED rating of Outstanding for Shirebrook school

A lofty accolade achieved by only six per cent of schools in the UK is being celebrated by jubilant St Joseph’s Primary in Shirebrook.

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Ten Nottinghamshire schools are on the list.

REVEALED: The best schools in Nottinghamshire according to The Times

The best performing schools in Nottinghamshire, according to the Sunday Times, have been revealed.

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School reopens after heating failure

A school has reopened after a heating failure led to it closing part of its building.

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Hetts Lane Infant and Nursery School.

Primary school is taking steps to improve says Ofsted inspector

Senior leaders and governors at a Mansfield primary school are taking effective action to tackle the areas requiring improvement in a recent Ofsted report.

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Former student Abigayle Wetton gives a talk at the event. (PHOTO BY: Tracey Whitefoot)

Ex-West Notts College student reveals secrets of finding a rewarding job

Former student Abigayle Wetton returned to West Nottinghamshire College in Mansfield for a conference that gave an insight into the secrets of finding a rewarding job.

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Motoring students prepare ambulances for charity mission

Motoring students prepare ambulances for charity mission

It was blue lights and sirens at West Nottinghamshire College’s engineering innovation centre as repairs got underway to two ambulances preparing for a charity mission.

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Pupils unveil playground memory bench at Berry Hill Primary School

Pupils unveil playground memory bench at Berry Hill Primary School

Pupils at Berry Hill Primary School unveiled a new memory bench in time for Remembrance day.

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Primary school students create moving anti-bullying video

Students at a primary school in Edwinstowe have created a moving anti-bullying video.
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Youngsters at Farmilo Primary School in Mansfield creating the rainbow mosaic.

School creates gateway mosaic thanks to donation

Youngsters are creating a large, colourful mosaic for a new entrance at their school in Mansfield, thanks to a £1,000 cash donation.

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Head of School Emma Sims (right) with Meden School students

Warsop school celebrates 'good' Ofsted result

A school in Warsop has been praised by Ofsted inspectors for having a ‘strong ethos of community’.

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COLUMN: Apply for primary school places now

It’s time to think about making an application if your child is due to start school for the first time next September.

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Tim Croft, principal of Sutton Community Academy

School objects to pet crematorium plans over fears it could upset students

The headteacher of a Sutton school says he will object to plans for a pet crematorium to be built nearby.

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Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

A former Nottingham Panthers player turned teacher is encouraging local people to find out about the fantastic rewards and opportunities the career offers by attending the Train to Teach roadshow when it visits the Crowne Plaza on Wednesday November 8.

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Government minister Anne Milton (right) and college principal Dame Asha Khemka (second right) at the event with Lord Patel of Bradford and Wayne Clarke (left), founding partner of GGI. (PHOTO BY: Richard Edwards).

West Notts College holds high-profile event at House Of Commons on apprenticeships

Employers recruiting more apprentices is key to tackling the nation’s skills shortages, it was claimed at a high-profile event staged by a Mansfield college.

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