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Water supply issues lead to closure of Derbyshire school

A Derbyshire infant school is to close for the day because of water supply issues.

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There are plenty of jobs you don't need a university degree for.

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

A new survey has revealed some of the top jobs that don't require university degrees.

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The school has no heating and is unable to open to pupils.

Special school to stay closed for second day because of heating issues

A Derbyshire special school is to remain closed to pupils tomorrow because of a lack of heating.

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Special school to remain closed after gas supply ‘cut off’

A special school in Derbyshire will be unable to reopen on Monday after its gas supply was cut off.

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From lef: Reece Evans, heritage trust chairman Rokia Brown, Reeces brother Callum and trustee Maureen Taylor.

Youngster thrives on Codnor Castle training scheme

A keen amateur historian is looking forward to a brighter future after completed a ten week work experience scheme at Codnor Castle.

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Should pupils be allowed to wear slippers to school?

Derbyshire school becomes first in Britain to allow pupils to wear slippers

A Derbyshire primary school has become the first in Britain to allow pupils to wear slippers.
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882 fewer teachers in Derbyshire by 2019, thanks to £30million funding cut

882 fewer teachers in Derbyshire by 2019, thanks to £30million funding cut

There will be over 820 fewer teachers in Derbyshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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REVEALED: Derbyshire schools GCSE performance tables

REVEALED: Derbyshire schools GCSE performance tables

The latest GCSE performance tables for Derbyshire’s schools have been published by the Department for Education.

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Young fundraiser, Ripley Junior School. Chris Riggott who is President of The Rotary Club of Amber Valley And the Young lady is Skye Gillespie

Ripley girl earns Rotary award after charity donation

A Ripley schoolgirl has been honoured by Amber Valley Rotary after donating a significant sum of her own money to the club’s Christmas appeal.

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Ripley restaurant puts charity nights on the menu

Ripley restaurant puts charity nights on the menu

A Ripley fish restaurant is to host a series of charity nights when takeaway customers can chip in a few quid to help support community groups.

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The deadline for applications is on Sunday.

Last few days for Derbyshire parents to apply for child's school place

Derbyshire parents have less than a week to apply for their child's infant or primary school place for September.

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VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

VIDEO: Film warning youngsters about online grooming to be shown in schools

The death and rape of a teenage girl will serve as a warning to schoolchildren in a police film about the dangers of online grooming.

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REVEALED: Derbyshire’s best and worst performing primary schools in 2016

REVEALED: Derbyshire’s best and worst performing primary schools in 2016

Figures released by the Department for Education (DfE) this week revealed how only 53 per cent of primary schools in Derbyshire achieved the expected standard for reading, writing and maths in 2016.

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Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers consider mandatory porn lessons

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Ironville and Codnor Park Primary School is 'inadequate'

An action plan is set to be put in place to improve standards at a primary school following a visit by Government education inspectors.

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Alfreton joinery apprentice nails national award

Alfreton joinery apprentice nails national award

An Alfreton joinery firm’s star apprentice has been named as the best trainee in the country at a major industry awards night, delighting his bosses.

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Heanor cadet says training will benefit his future

Heanor cadet says training will benefit his future

An A-level student from Heanor says joining his college cadet group is helping him to improve his future university and career prospects.

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Pictured is I CAN Licensee Tracy Rodgers, who is an early years consultant and owner of Tiny Hands Big Futures.

Pioneering expert set to develop youngsters’ language and communication skills

An educational pioneer is set help youngsters across Chesterfield and Derbyshire develop their speech, language and communication skills.

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Private school head says grammar plans “tinkering around the edge”

Private school head says grammar plans “tinkering around the edge”

A Long Eaton headteacher has said Government plans to create new grammar schools will not go far enough towards raising standards for all.

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