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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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The six-week summer holidays are coming to an end.

Derbyshire County Council doesn't plan on changing six-week summer holidays

Derbyshire County Council says it does not have plans to change the length of school holidays.
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David Nieper students Cailtlin Emerson and Kitty Gdula-Marshall-Clarke.

GCSE RESULTS DAY: David Nieper Academy students excel in first results

The David Nieper Academy in Alfreton has released its first ever set of GCSE results, with Year 11 students being among the first in the country to be assessed under the new 9 to 1 GCSE grading system.

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GCSE RESULTS DAY: Heanor Gate ‘delighted’ with results

GCSE RESULTS DAY: Heanor Gate ‘delighted’ with results

Heanor Gate Science College say they are ‘delighted’ with the GCSE results their students have achieved.

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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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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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Derbyshire A-level results day - Live

Derbyshire 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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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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Derbyshire school spent more than 8 million on supply teachers in the last year.

Derbyshire schools spend more than £8 million on supply teachers in a year

More than £8million was spent on supply teachers and support staff in schools in Derbyshire over the last year.

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Students at the David Nieper Sixth Form Business and Enterprise Centre will enjoy brand new teaching facilities.

Alfreton academy opens new business focused sixth form

A new sixth form centre is to open in Alfreton this autumn, offering ambitious students specialist pathways to start careers in business.

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Fundraising campaign to help musician after road crash

Fundraising campaign to help musician after road crash

A fundraising campaign has been launched to help a music teacher get back on stage after he suffered life-changing injuries in a road crash.

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The National Union of Teachers says 'more students are becoming disengaged from school'.

More children are being expelled from Derbyshire's schools, shock figures reveal

More than 4,000 children were excluded from Derbyshire schools last year, shock statistics show.
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Codnor Primary School pupils celebrate the report.

Primary school earn high praise from church inspector

A Codnor primary school has been found to be outstanding in its provision of faith-led education by an inspector from the Church of England.

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Alfreton school’s stage debut reveals wealth of talent

Alfreton school’s stage debut reveals wealth of talent

It was a hard knock week for students at an Alfreton school as they staged a series of stellar performances of a much-loved Broadway musical.

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David Nieper Academy student Kian Pearson hopes to be the youngest person to cycle across the UK in 14 days.

Young LEJOG cyclist aims to raise £10,000 for charity

A Somercotes youngster is gearing up to begin a year of training as he plans an epic fundraising bike ride in memory of his grandad.

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Pupils at the Newbold Church School with their head teacher Kerry Marsh and Chair of Governors Pam Lister, point to their school motto which served them well with Ofsted who has rated them a 'Good' school.

Chesterfield school celebrates turn around after ‘inadequate’ Ofsted rating

Staff and pupils at a Chesterfield primary which was labelled ‘inadequate’ four years ago are celebrating after the school was turned around.

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From left, Niall Garwood, headteacher Kelvin Gibbs, teacher Aimee Brown, Jonathan Nicholson of the Civil Aviation Authority and Amazons Lauren Kisser.

Heanor school scale new heights in drone design contest

Two Heanor school pupils have been named as the region’s best in a competition to design a flying humanitarian drone for retail giant Amazon.

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Fashion company’s schools competition finds new heroes

Fashion company’s schools competition finds new heroes

A dream-catching teddy bear was the star of the show as an Alfreton fashion firm held a competition to find the next generation of textile talent.

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Youngsters loved the 'bubble pop' fundraiser organised by Moo Music teacher Jo Utting for the Lily Foundation.

Music teacher fundraising for childhood disease charity

The leader of an Alfreton pre-school music group is fundraising to help children affected by a rare illness.

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Mr Lamberton said he knew his sons wouldn't wear their hats or sun cream if they weren't with him.

POLL: Was Derbyshire dad right to keep his children home from school because of the heat?

A Derbyshire dad kept his children home from school on Monday, because of the rising temperatures.

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