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Skipton primary school joins Yorkshire multi academy trust

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: News, Schools|

Parish C of E Primary School, Skipton has started the new academic year as a member of the multi academy trust, Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust. The staff at Parish Primary will be supported by a newly formed governing body, which will include representatives of the local Skipton community as well as staff and parent governors. Joining eight other primary and [...]

Harrogate pupil scoops prestigious young writers’ award at Ilkley Literary Festival

By |September 15th, 2021|Categories: News, Schools|

A budding young writer from Harrogate has picked up a prestigious award at the Ilkley Literary Festival. 17-year-old Elizabeth-Rose Sandhu, who is a pupil at Harrogate Ladies' College, penned a poem inspired by her love of nature. And her work was recognised in the Young Writers’ Competition at Ilkley Literary Festival - the longest-running literature festival in the north. Elizabeth-Rose [...]

Harrogate Ladies College hit high note with music exam results

By |September 14th, 2021|Categories: News, Schools|

Talented young musicians from a school in Harrogate have hit the high note in their music exams. A total of 44 pupils from Harrogate Ladies’ College and Highfield Prep School achieved significant musical success in the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) exams results this summer. The results included four Grade 8 results in piano, piano performance, [...]

Ofsted acknowledge positive progress made by Harrogate school

By |September 10th, 2021|Categories: News, Schools|

A school in Harrogate has been recognised by Ofsted for taking 'effective action' towards the removal of special measures. Woodfield Community Primary School received a two-day Ofsted inspection in June and inspectors have acknowledged progress made by the school in the last year. This was the first monitoring inspection since the school became subject to special measures following an inspection [...]

Harrogate school’s first ever female Head starts new academic year

By |September 9th, 2021|Categories: News, Schools|

Ashville College is starting the new academic year under the leadership of its first ever female Head. Rhiannon Wilkinson, a former Headmistress of Wycombe Abbey - the girls’ equivalent of Eton – has become the Harrogate independent school’s eleventh Head. And as pupils returned this week, Mrs Wilkinson reaffirmed Ashville’s status as a family school committed to offering a holistic [...]

Harrogate schoolchildren raise £3,000 for four chosen charities

By |September 1st, 2021|Categories: News, Schools|

Pupils at a Harrogate primary school have raised just under £3,000 for their chosen charities. Over the course of the academic year, children at Brackenfield School have generated much-needed funds for four different causes; Save the Children, Children in Need, Comic Relief and the Captain Tom Foundation. And through themed events such as Christmas Jumper Day and Red Nose Day, [...]