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Gloucester gets new �1m sports pitch thanks to historic school

Wednesday 20th February 2019

It’s available for the whole community to use Read full story...


Your 2019 Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Award finalists revealed

Monday 18th February 2019

The awards take place on March 7 at Cheltenham Racecourse Read full story...


In pictures: Village school pupils celebrate first steps to becoming 'Global Citizens'

Sunday 17th February 2019

Children at the school had fun learning how 'our lives are connected with people and places' across the globe Read full story...


Schools' climate strike: 'Why we skipped school to protest'

Friday 15th February 2019

Young people explain why they walked out of schools across England to protest over climate change...


Headteacher reveals ?huge sense of sadness? after deciding to leave Gloucestershire school

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Nikki Hill is to leave Greatfield Park Primary School in Up Hatherley, Cheltenham, for another school in the town Read full story...


National news

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock: ‘I have no doubt that aliens are out there’

Saturday 14th December 2019

The space scientist, 51, on appearing in The Clangers, being the class clown, how science can save us and extraterrestial life formsI can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by space...


A letter to... the school class I let down

Saturday 14th December 2019

‘Hearing about the struggles you faced, I wanted to give more – but it was never enough’: the letter you always wanted to writeI was in my second year of teaching in a primary school when I met all 30 of you...


LA high schools to open sexual and mental health clinics in pioneering program

Saturday 14th December 2019

Partnership between officials and Planned Parenthood will offer birth control, STI testing and care for anxiety and depressionDozens of Los Angeles high schools will soon host clinics providing sexual and mental health services for teenagers as part of a wellness program that officials say is a groundbreaking model of comprehensive on-campus care...


Rising number of pupils caught bringing phones into exams

Friday 13th December 2019

GCSE and A-level regulator says technology has increased opportunities to cheatCheating on mobile phones, cyber-attacks on schools and leaked or fake exam papers being shared on social media are among the problems that students and teachers now have to navigate, according to reports by England’s exam regulator...


Academies and free schools underperform in Sats, figures show

Friday 13th December 2019

Government sees conversion to academy status as key method of school improvementMaintained schools in England outperform academies and free schools in national exams taken at the end of year 6, and pupils in multi-academy trusts do worse average, figures show...


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