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VIDEO: 15-year-old boy lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools

A 15-year-old boy is lobbying to have homework scrapped in secondary schools around the country.

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The deadline for applications is January 15.

Deadline approaching for Nottinghamshire parents to apply for primary school places

The deadline for Nottinghamshire parents to apply for their child's primary school place is fast approaching.

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The move follows a consultation with parents, teaching staff, governors and unions.

Notts school pupils to get shorter summer holidays

Nottinghamshire school pupils will be enjoying shorter summer holidays and a longer October half-term after changes were approved by the county council.

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REVEALED: The Nottinghamshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Nottinghamshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

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Ten Nottinghamshire schools are on the list.

REVEALED: The best schools in Nottinghamshire according to The Times

The best performing schools in Nottinghamshire, according to the Sunday Times, have been revealed.

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COLUMN: Apply for primary school places now

It’s time to think about making an application if your child is due to start school for the first time next September.

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Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

A former Nottingham Panthers player turned teacher is encouraging local people to find out about the fantastic rewards and opportunities the career offers by attending the Train to Teach roadshow when it visits the Crowne Plaza on Wednesday November 8.

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Government minister Anne Milton (right) and college principal Dame Asha Khemka (second right) at the event with Lord Patel of Bradford and Wayne Clarke (left), founding partner of GGI. (PHOTO BY: Richard Edwards).

West Notts College holds high-profile event at House Of Commons on apprenticeships

Employers recruiting more apprentices is key to tackling the nation’s skills shortages, it was claimed at a high-profile event staged by a Mansfield college.

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St John the Baptist CofE Primary School on Vale Road, Colwick. Photo - Nottingham Post.

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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