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Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables.

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North Huddersfield Trust School. Image: Google

Tragic death of seven-year-old West Yorkshire schoolgirl

A SEVEN-year-old girl has died after suffering a medical episode at a school in West Yorkshire today.
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Sandal Magna Community Academy. Picture courtesy of Google.

School closed over faulty boiler

A school is closed today due a faulty boiler.
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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Police should be called in to investigate the demise of an academy chain, says the leader of Wakefield Council.
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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Police should be called in to investigate the demise of an academy chain, says the leader of Wakefield Council.
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Minister Nick Gibb

Three schools could lose £1.5m in Wakefield City Academies Trust collapse

Three schools in the Wakefield district could lose a total of more than £1.5m after the demise of an academy chain, members of Wakefield Council have warned.

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Scholars march with pride ahead of graduating

Students marched through the city in their caps and gowns ahead of graduating from the district’s university centre.

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Scholars march with pride ahead of graduating

Students marched through the city in their caps and gowns ahead of graduating from the district’s university centre.
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New home for CAPA College is announced

New home for CAPA College is announced

The location of a new performing arts college for up to 500 students has been revealed.

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Yvette Cooper MP

‘Lack of consultation’ over Wakefield City Academies Trust schools

Parents are not being consulted about the future of their children’s education after the collapse of a chain of academies, an MP has claimed.

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Wakefield City Academy

Wakefield City Academies Trust pubilc meeting

A meeting will be held over the future of schools in a failed chain of a academies as questions continue to be raised over the demise of the organisation.

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Wakefield City Academy

Claim that school budgets could be raided by failed academy chain

A warning has been made of an “outrageous threat” by a crisis-hit chain of academies to raid the budgets of its individual schools to pay off debts.

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Wakefield City Academy

JON TRICKETT: Vital to have accountability after Wakefield school trust demise

It has been more than a month and a half since the news broke that Wakefield City Academies Trust (WCAT) was to pull out of running 21 schools, only days into the new academic term.

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Schools are making small improvements across the district, figures show

Schools are making small improvements across the district, figures show

Secondary school pupils across Wakefield are making slight improvement, new figures show.

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Upton Primary School - School Council, Captains and Head Boy and Girl

Snowball effect...Pet guinea pig helps land school a ‘good’ report

A school’s guinea pig has been given a special mention in a report by education watchdog Ofsted.

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Top stage school CAPA College will re-open to students

Top stage school CAPA College will re-open to students

A top performing arts college which was forced to close to new students from last month will open its doors again and expand into a new premises.

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The opening of the Advanced Skills and Innovation centre at Wakefield College by Coun Peter Box and Mary Creagh MP

University centre opening ‘is a landmark moment for city’

The creation of the city’s new £7m higher education centre was a “landmark” moment in the journey towards Wakefield getting its own university,

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Wakefield City Academy

The organisations which could take over Wakefield City Academy Trust’s schools

The academy chains which could take over schools currently run by a crisis-hit education trust have been named.

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Wakefield City Academy

What next for Wakefield City Academies Trust schools?

An announcement is expected on the future of 21 schools which are part of a crisis-hit chain of academies.

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Wakefield City Academy

Questions over academy finances

Questions continue to be raised over the financial management of an academy chain which will cease running all its 21 schools.

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