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More than nine in 10 Notts parents happy with the primary school where their child has been placed, council says

More than 90 per cent of mums and dads have secured a place at their first preferred primary school for their children in September 2018.

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Egg-cellent fun for pupils at Rainworth school

Pupils at a Rainworth school enjoyed a special afternoon tea to celebrate Easter.
Staff and school counsellors welcomed family members into Python Hill Primary School, on Kirklington Road, to celebrate before the end of term.

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Louise Regan.

“It’s the grey skin, the pallor, you really notice,” says Ashfield headteacher in warning of poverty impact on pupils

An Ashfield teacher has warned poverty is having a real impact on pupils across the country.

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MP Ben Bradley at Westminster, where he signed up to become a defibrillator champion.

Call for defibrillators in every Mansfield school is backed by MP

A call for defibrillators in every school has been supported by Mansfield’s MP, Ben Bradley.

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Head teacher Mark Thrower and pupils donating items to a food bank, showing the good work Oak Tree Primary School does in the community.

School determined to improve after it was rated ‘Inadequate’

A school in Mansfield says it is determined to improve after a damning OFSTED report judged it in need of ‘special measures’.

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Ben Bradley and Mansfield businessman Andre Camilleri, a trustee of the charity, with the pledge signed by MPs.

MPs back charity’s work on drug-use by youngsters

Alarming new figures on drinking, smoking and drug-use among schoolchildren have prompted MPs to back the work of a charity that has its origins in Mansfield.

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A scene from the 15th Dance Festival at Sutton Community Academy.

Youngsters’ dance festival is huge success

More than 130 youngsters from across Sutton delighted a sell-out audience at a successful event celebrating dance.

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Ofsted rates primary school ‘good’

Ofsted rates primary school ‘good’

Pupils and staff at a Walesby primary school are celebrating after inspectors said it had maintained the good quality of education found at their last visit.

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Some of the youngsters who took part in the tree-planting project.

Children plant trees as part of national project

Children at Bagthorpe Primary School have been planting trees native to Nottinghamshire as part of a national project.

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Morven Park Primary School were rated as Good in a recent Ofsted report, pictured is headteacher Mark Watson and members of the school council

Dramatic rise in Kirkby school’s results

A school’s exam results have ‘risen dramatically’ since its last Ofsted inspection.

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PICTURES: Andrea Leadsom visits school

A top Tory debated the issues of the day with students at an Ashfield school

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Video: Dame Asha Khemka speaks on the potential loss of 100 jobs at Mansfield Vision West College.

Students and lecturers are coming to terms with the shock news that 100 jobs are set to be axed at Mansfield's Vision West Nottinghamshire College, following changes to apprenticeship funding.
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Vision West Nottinghamshire College's Derby Road campus in Mansfield.

100 jobs under threat at West Notts College

One hundred jobs are at risk at Mansfield’s Vision West Nottinghamshire College as it bids to save more than £2.5 million.

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Interactive and creative digital media students pictured with Colin Hall (third right) and brother David (right).

Mansfield students bring village to life

Interactive media students in Mansfield have been using their digital design skills to bring an ancient village’s unique history, and vibrant present day, to life.

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These are the 10 degrees that offer graduates the highest paid jobs

10 degrees that could bag you the highest paid jobs

A student is suing her university, claiming that her 'Mickey Mouse' degree has not helped her get a job.

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The ramshackle school that the Zambian children used to go to.

Mansfield charity builds new school for children in Zambia

A mission to build a new school for children in poverty-stricken Zambia has been completed by a Mansfield-based charity.

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West Notts College closed again TODAY

Due to the continuing adverse weather, all West Nottinghamshire College sites in Mansfield and Ashfield – including Butterflies Nursery and all commercial facilities (salons, spa, restaurant, sports hall and theatre) – will remain closed on Friday March 2.

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Eleanor Frost (centre) with two of the women she helped while in India.

Mansfield woman, 20, acclaimed for voluntary work in India

The inspirational voluntary work in India of a young Mansfield woman has been recognised in Parliament.

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Pupils pelt headteacher with snowballs

Pupils at St Edmunds Primary and Nursery School had a ball yesterday as they took advantage of the wintry conditions.
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Ashfield MP Gloria de Piero was in her office when the incident took place - she offered thoughts to the injured police officer.

Schools losing money

The majority of Ashfield schools are losing tens of thousands of pounds of income from the Government according to new figures.

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