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Bid to make roads around Nottinghamshire schools safer after child dies

A specialist group is working to make the roads around Nottinghamshire schools safer after the death of a 10-year-old boy in Retford.

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New course for Mansfield jobseekers

New course for Mansfield jobseekers

A course is being rolled out to help Mansfield residents with their employability skills , as 30 percent leave school with no qualifications.

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87 jobs axed at West Notts college

87 jobs axed at West Notts college

Vision West Nottinghamshire College has announced that 87 jobs will be lost through redundancies.

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Teaching assistant Sue Cooper outside number 10 Downing Street with Mansfield's MP, Ben Bradley.

Memorable trip to meet Prime Minister for ‘Super Cooper’

A popular teaching assistant, affectionately known at her Mansfield Woodhouse school as ‘Super Cooper’, was treated to a memorable day at number 10 Downing Street, where she met the Prime Minister.

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Three of the youngsters at Berry Hill Primary School preparing a tasty vegetarian treat.

Children discover the delights of vegetarian food

The tasty delights of healthy vegetarian food were created and enjoyed by children at Berry Hill Primary School in Mansfield during a special day-long event.

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The Manor Academy, Park Hall Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, is officially a Good school.

Delight as inspectors hail previously failing Mansfield secondary school

A Mansfield Woodhouse school has pulled itself out of special measures and received a “good” rating after its latest visit by education inspectors.

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Online applications for secondary school places for autumn 2018 are about to close on Lancashire County Council's website.

Ashfield parents slam “unaffordable” uniform

Parents of children at an academy school have criticised the school for proposing a new uniform that they say will be an extra cost to them.

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Mansfield school raises money for school leavers

Mansfield school raises money for school leavers

An academy school is fundraising to hold aschool leavers.

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REVEALED: Mansfield and Ashfield failing schools - and how they’re going to be turned around

Actions have been taken by Nottinghamshire County Council to support schools identified as requiring improvement in recent Ofsted inspections.

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School rated inadequate

An OFSTED report says a Mansfield primary school is showing signs of improvement despite being rated inadequate.

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The Compassion Experience mobile trailer.

Exhibition to shed light on child poverty around the world

An exhibition about poverty, to be staged in Southwell, will give visitors the unique opportunity to find out what life is like for some of the most deprived children in the world.

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A sewing machine at Whitemeadow.

Firm launches sewing school to tackle skills shortage

A sewing school is to be launched by a Sutton-based furniture company in a bid to tackle a skills shortage in the area.

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Headteacher shocked after boy puts plastic bag over autistic Mansfield boys head

The mother of an autistic boy says not enough has been done by teachers after it emerged that another boy had put a carrier bag over his head on a school trip.

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Youngsters at Sutton Community Academy taking part in Science Week.

Science brought to life in the classroom

A host of fun and educational activities and events was enjoyed by year-seven pupils at Sutton Community Academy to mark Science Week.

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Stuart Cain, who is one of many to receive help from Portland Pathways.

Pathway to jobs scheme is hailed a huge success

A new service in Mansfield and Ashfield, designed to find jobs, especially for the vulnerable, and to support employers, has been hailed a huge success.

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Brierley Forest Primary and Nursery School, Westbourne View, Sutton-in-Ashfield

‘We will improve school’

School leaders have pledged to transform an Ashfield school ordered to improve by education inspectors.

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Mansfield Holly Primary School pupils taking part in  Forest Fun sessions.

School’s joy at good rating

Staff and pupils at a Forest Town school are celebrating after it was rated good by education inspectors.

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New building will transform Brunts Academy

New building will transform Brunts Academy

A Mansfield school has been given the go ahead for major improvements.

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Mansfield primary school celebrates good Ofsted report

Mansfield primary school celebrates good Ofsted report

Staff and pupils at a Mansfield primary school are celebrating after it was been rated Good by Ofsted inspectors.

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Ofsted says Sutton primary school needs to improve... but its new leaders are praised

Ofsted says Sutton primary school needs to improve... but its new leaders are praised

A Sutton school has been found to require improvement by Ofsted, although its leadership team has been described as Good.

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