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Crich Pre-school parents’ playground spat over ‘unauthorised’ shelter

A row has broken out over an outdoor shelter at a Crich nursery, with the property’s managers demanding it be dismantled and parents campaigning to keep it.

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Amber Valley Borough Council's planning board will meet in Ripley tonight to decide on the first detailed plans for Lily Street Farm in Swanwick.

Swanwick housing development: concerns over relocation of new school

Amber Valley Borough Council is set to decide the fate of a major new housing development in Swanwick which continues to cause controversy.

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Medical student Sophie Taylor, from Riddings, is to climb Kilimanjaro this summer for the overseas aid charity Dig Deep

Riddings medical student fundraising for water charity mountain trek

A medical student from Riddings is gearing up to climb Africa’s highest mountain for a charity bringing clean water to rural areas of Kenya.

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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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Students from Ripley Academy with representatives from the Derventio Housing Trust.

Ripley Academy students learn about homelessness in Christmas exchange

Students at a Ripley school had an eye-opening exchange before Christmas after giving gifts for residents of a Derbyshire housing organisation.

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The deadline for applications is January 15.

Deadline approaching for Derbyshire parents to apply for primary school places

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

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WATCH: Children perform special song about Derbyshire

Over 1,700 Derbyshire children have taken part in a project to create a song and video about the county.

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

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

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Aldercar High School has joined the Artsmark Award scheme, run by Arts Council England to champion arts and culture in the classroom.

Langley Mill school celebrates new status as arts and culture champion

Staff and students at a Langley Mill school have welcomed the news that they are to join a scheme championing arts and culture classrooms.

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David Walsh, centre, collects his award for Children's Coach of the Year for his work in Derbyshire communities.

Community sports coach from Heanor wins national award for youth work

A sports coach from Heanor has been honoured with a national award for his work with children and young people across Derbyshire.

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Sixteen Derbyshire schools are on the list

REVEALED: The best schools in Derbyshire according to The Times

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

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Youngsters hope to raise £1,000 for children’s charity

Youngsters hope to raise £1,000 for children’s charity

NCS students will be hosting a fundraising event at the weekend to raise money for Children in Need.

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Here's the full list of when the schools in Derbyshire are closed for holidays

Derbyshire school holiday dates 2018

When will the schools break up for holidays next year?

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Chesterfield’s Laura in running for Nursery Manager of the Year award

Chesterfield’s Laura in running for Nursery Manager of the Year award

A Chesterfield nursery manager says she is ‘very humbled’ to have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

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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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