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Notts school bans packed lunches as part of healthy eating campaign

A Nottinghamshire school has banned some children from taking packed lunches - in a bid to encourage healthy eating.
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REVEALED: Parents want teachers to talk to teens about porn

Four out of five East Midlands parents want schools to be talking to young people about issues related to pornography.

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COLUMN: Plenty of options for youngsters after results

COLUMN: Plenty of options for youngsters after results

Many students, and indeed parents, will now be feeling a sense of relief following receipt of A-level and GCSE exam results in the last couple of weeks.

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Pupils will receive their GCSE results today.

GCSE Results: What should you do next?

There will be joy and disappointment for those of young people across the county as they get their GCSE results today - but if you have got the grades you hoped for, don’t panic!

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Nottinghamshire A-level results day - Live

Nottinghamshire A-level results day - Live

The wait is over for thousands of students as they collect their A-level results today.

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REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

Didn’t quite get the A-level results you need for university?

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A level results are released tomorrow.

COLUMN: Let's look out for those who don't get the A level grades they want

GCSE and A level results are out soon and for many youngsters there'll be the usual photos of them leaping holding certificates and celebrating but equally for many their worlds will be shattered.

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The top earning industries for graduate include construction.

REVEALED: The best and worst paying industries for graduates

Just finished university and looking for your first career break?
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Some of the young volunteers who have contributed a combined 7,800 hours of voluntary work.

Caring West Notts students hailed as “special” for their voluntary work

Community-minded students at a college in Mansfield have been described as “very special people” for contributing a combined total of 7,800 hours of voluntary work.

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Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Survey reveals some parents are struggling to afford school uniforms

Two fifths of parents have been put into financial difficulty over the cost of school uniforms, a new study has revealed.

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Fire and water damaged Hucknall primary school ‘to remain closed’

Holgate Primary School and Nursery in Hucknall has been forced to close for an extra week after half term because of water damage following a fire.

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Northfield Primary and Nursery School have been awarded �10,000 funding from the Big Lottery Fund for outdoor gym equipment and climbing wall.

Playful pupils climb high on £10,000 kit

Pupils at a Mansfield Woodhouse school are climbing high after getting £10,000 of new play equipment.

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Bad parking is the number one annoyance at the school gates for parents in the Midlands.

POLL: Bad parking, smoking or dog mess - What's your pet hate at the school gates?

Bad parking and people smoking outside the school gates are among the biggest annoyances for parents in the Midlands, a survey has revealed.
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Zena Wardle (second from left), of headline sponsor Polypipe, with some of her fellow judges.

Judge praises high standard of entries in apprenticeship awards

One of the leading judges in a new awards scheme to celebrate apprenticeships in an area that includes Mansfield and Ashfield has praised the standard of entries.

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Michelle Squires is running a recycling craft workshop for children and their parents at Hucknall Library

Hucknall library offers families creative craft course

A crafty new course is kicking off in Hucknall later this month, offering parents and children quality time and great ideas for creative play.

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Common sense needed on holidays during term time

Common sense needed on holidays during term time

As a secondary school pupil I remember sinking down in my chair as my dad challenged my French teacher at parents’ evening about the educational benefit of a school trip to Boulogne-sur-Mer.

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Fines for taking children out of school for holidays are once again in the news.

POLL: Should fines for taking children on holiday during term-time be reconsidered?

Fines for taking children out of school during term-time for holidays are once again back in the news.

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The Supreme Court have allowed the appeal.

Dad loses legal battle over term-time holidays

A father has lost a landmark legal battle over being fined for taking his daughter on holiday during school term-time.
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Are you as smart as an 11-year-old?

Are you as smart as an 11-year-old?

New research has revealed just 16 per cent of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Jill Greens husband Rob shares a story with Kyla Perry.

School unveils reading area in memory of staff member

A Bulwell primary school has opened a new outdoor literacy and learning area in memory of a much-loved member of staff who died last year.

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