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Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Over 40 schools in North and West Yorkshire have been visited by army bomb disposal experts after it was discovered they were storing a potentially hazardous chemical on their premises.

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East Riding is top of the class

The East Riding is top of the class in Yorkshire’s GCSE table for the first time.

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Sarah Pashley

Head to leave ‘amazing’ school

The search is on for a new headteacher at Bridlington School, after Sarah Pashley announced she is moving on.

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Student Katie Bull,  Maureen Yates (community and crime reduction and resilience officer), Tracy Underwood (enrichment officer), student representative Connor-Reece Williamson, Cllr Shaun Horton and student Callum Ledger

New scheme to keep students safe

Students at East Riding College in Bridlington have launched a new initiative to keep them safe and reduce crime on and off campus.

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Members of the Student Council with headteacher Sarah Bone, Andy Levitt and Cllr Jane Evison

Careers information at their fingertips

Students can plot their future at the touch of a button thanks to new careers screens at Headlands School.

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The Headlands School students prepared a three-course meal for 40 guests at East Riding College

Students serve up Christmas feast for guests

If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen – but Headlands School pupils proved they could stay calm under pressure as they served up a three-course meal for parents and staff.

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Burlington Junior School pupils with their winning design

Burlington School’s brush with success in art competition

Thousands of votes were cast online as six Bridlington schools battled to see who had designed the best mural.

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Students wait to be called for their interview

Getting ready for the world of work

Sweaty palms, butterflies in your stomach and a dry mouth which makes it difficult to talk.

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Parents in the North should learn from pushier mums and dads in the South

Parents in the North should learn from pushier mums and dads in the South

Parents in the North of England could learn from pushier mums and dads in the South to help their children achieve the best grades, the children’s tsar has said.

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Cadets, students and guests at Bridlington School

Schools honour the fallen at Remembrance services

Bridlington’s two secondary schools paid their respects to military heroes in moving Remembrance services last Friday.

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The choir will perform at the Spa

Choir to sing to millions on TV

Pupils from a number of Bridlington schools will join together to form a choir as part of the town’s Children In Need celebrations tomorrow.

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Martongate School staff and pupils

The right track for healthier pupils

A lick of paint in a primary school playground will help pupils to lead a healthier lifestyle.

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Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.

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Gary Shores and Dominic Marshall, 11, created a spectacular experiment

Hundreds head to Bridlington School open evening

Bridlington School opened its doors to show prospective students what to expect if they are heading there next September.

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Farmer Robert Rook, from Market Weighton, welcomes students from Headlands School, Bridlington, and exchange students from South Africa, as a part a farm visit.  Pictures: Simon Hulme

Young minds see food production in action for the first time

It is not often you find a group of inner city South African children having a personal meet and greet with a herd of East Riding cattle, but that’s exactly what happened last week.

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Yorkshire improves but school tables show north-south divide in GCSE results remains

YORKSHIRE’s SCHOOLS rankings have soared as a result of a shake up of GCSE performance tables, new figures reveal.

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Oli Thompson and family members celebrate his success at Westminster with Olympic gold medalist Jo Rowsell-Shand.

National recognition for Bridlington pupil

A Bridlington student has been rewarded for his GCSE success when he was placed on a 12-man shortlist for a national award.

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Sihle Mvolontshi and Bulelani Maqina take in the wonder of the Priory

A taste of East Yorkshire for South African pupils

A week-long visit to Bridlington could be “life-changing” for 12 pupils from a South African school.

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