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1,061 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire by 2019, thanks to £39million funding cut

There will be over 1,000 fewer teachers in Nottinghamshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire schools GCSE performance tables

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

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The deadline for applications is on Sunday.

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

Nottinghamshire parents have less than a week to apply for their child's infant or primary school place for September.
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REVEALED: Nottinghamshire’s best and worst performing primary schools

REVEALED: Nottinghamshire’s best and worst performing primary schools

Figures released by the Department for Education (DfE) this week revealed how only 54 per cent of primary schools in Nottinghamshire 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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Council’s school absence fines rocket in county

Council’s school absence fines rocket in county

A council has issued more than 2,000 fines to parents for their child’s unauthorised absence from school since last September – a six-fold increase on the previous year.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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GUEST COLUMN: Get learning with CLaSS programme, by Coun John Knight

GUEST COLUMN: Get learning with CLaSS programme, by Coun John Knight

Inspire’s Community Learning and Skills Service (CLaSS) is launching a new programme of learning in every district in Nottinghamshire this month.

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POLL RESULTS: Grammar school plans divide opinion in Nottinghamshire

POLL RESULTS: Grammar school plans divide opinion in Nottinghamshire

Plans to end the ban on creating new grammar schools have been met with a mixed reaction by Nottinghamshire residents.

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POLL: Have your say on the government’s grammar school plans

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the end of a ban on the creation of new grammar schools.

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A Level results day at West Nottinghamshire College, pictured are Joanna Brocklehurst-Smith, Lindsay Hill, Callum Lack, Jemma Ratcliffe and Charlotte Swindells

Anxious wait for West Notts College A-Level students almost over

Many Notts college students are at the moment anxiously counting down to A-Level results day next Thursday.

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NSPCC warning on criminal checks loophole for private tutors

NSPCC warning on criminal checks loophole for private tutors

The NSPCC is urging the UK Government to close a loophole that could leave thousands of privately-taught children at risk of harm.

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Polish student Jakub is elected head boy at Shirebrook Academy

Polish student Jakub is elected head boy at Shirebrook Academy

Young people at a Shirebrook school have elected a Polish student as their new head boy.

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Education for thousands of children in the East Midlands is ‘second division’ says Ofsted chief

An Ofsted chief has warned educational provision for thousands of children in the East Midlands is distinctly second division.

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Study of media multi-tasking teens

Teens who text while watching TV ‘score lowest in exams’

Teens who divide their attention between watching the TV and texting on the their mobiles score low marks in their exams.

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Kids could be cashing in on good exam results

Parents could pay out £239 reward for kids’ good exam results

More than four in five parents with children taking exams this year are offering rewards to their offspring such as cash, holidays and gadgets, a survey has found.

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VIDEO: Child exploitation warning video made by Notts teens

Nottinghamshire teenagers have produced a hard-hitting video about online child exploitation to help advise their peers.

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Chris Wearn, aged 16, from Worksop, has been nominated for a county council 4Uth award for his hard work training for the Tour de Yorkshire

Worksop teenage cyclist up for award after Tour de Yorkshire

A keen teenage cyclist from Worksop has been nominated for a county award after he got onto his bicycle to raise funds for charity.

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Manor Academy principal says ‘students must come first’ after Ofsted battering

Leaders at an under-fire Mansfield Woodhouse academy have called an emergency meeting for parents and carers following a scathing Ofsted inspection and an incident which left a trainee teacher in hospital.

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