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Harrogate insurance company offering laptops to local youth groups

By |June 9th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News, Schools|

A Harrogate insurance company has launched a competition giving local youth organisations the chance to win five laptops. A-Plan insurance on Princes Street is aiming to 'invest in the local community' by offering up five prizes to a worthwhile organisation for young people. Chris Bishop, Branch Manager at A-Plan in Harrogate, said: "It’s really important because the community has really [...]

Harrogate Grammar student selected for England Cricket Board’s regional squad

By |June 7th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News, Schools|

A Harrogate Grammar school student and talented cricketer has been selected for England Cricket Board’s regional development squad. Emma Marlow, a year 12 student at The Sixth Form at Harrogate Grammar, will train and play for the Northern Diamonds Academy. The academy is one of eight regional ECC academies designed to provide young women with a potential pathway into a [...]

Harrogate student reaches final of GLOBAL youth competition

By |June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News, Schools|

A Harrogate student has reached the final stages of a global competition to find 100 rising stars who will 'help build a better world'. The 'Rise Challenge' was launched by former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, and his wife, Wendy, in association with the Rhodes Trust to identify talented 15 to 17-year-olds from around the world who have the potential to [...]

Harrogate Grammar students submit artwork into Young Artists’ Summer Show

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: News, Schools|

The artistic talents of Harrogate Grammar School students have been reflected in their submissions to the Young Artists’ Summer Show at the Royal Academy of Arts. Students carried on developing their creative skills during lockdown, often drawing on the challenging times to inspire their work. And many of their resulting artworks are among the 150 pieces of art submitted to [...]

Harrogate school’s Equestrian teams reach National Championships

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News, Schools|

Three Equestrian teams from a school in Harrogate have reached the National Championships. Two dressage teams and one jumping with style team from Harrogate Grammar School have qualified for the final rounds of the prestigious event, whilst three students have also qualified individually. The students will now travel to Addington Manor Equestrian Centre in Buckinghamshire in October to compete. Julie [...]

Harrogate primary school’s ‘Race for Life’ raises over £2,000 for Cancer Research

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News, Schools|

A Harrogate primary school have raised almost ten times their original target for Cancer Research as part of their own 'Race for Life.' Woodfield Primary School hosted the special event on the school’s playing fields and playground on Friday 14th May as part of the Race for Life Schools programme. And after setting out with an original sponsorship target of £250, the school have raised [...]