School run is ‘a nightmare’

Why do drivers think it is OK to ignore the road markings around schools at the start and end of the day?

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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East Riding College

College seeks new governor

Do you have a background in finance and the time to take on a role to benefit the community?

The start of last year's cycle ride

Gearing up for the Tour de Bridlington

The Tour de Yorkshire has been and gone, but get set for the Tour de Bridlington.

The mayor Cllr Liam Dealtry and headlteacher Kate Parker-Randall with pupils holding their pledge cards

Pupils pledge to be good Bridlingtonians

Every pupil at Bridlington School is making a pledge to be a better citizen this week.

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Parents find out about school places

The vast majority of pupils starting at a Bridlington primary school later this year have secured a place at their first choice.

Handler Luke Brown with one of the hawks which works at the college site.

Can you help to name the college new boy?

You’re never too young to learn, but at 14 weeks old, East Riding COllege’s newest recruit must be a record breaker.

Kate Parker-Randall

Head’s pride at national award

Bridlington School has picked up a national award for the fourth year in a row on the back of its exceptional exam results.

The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.


IN PICTURES: Red Nose Day in Bridlington

Children at a number of schools in Bridlington have swapped their uniform for their favourite red outfits today.

Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Sponsor David Dowson gets last years bike race underway

Tour will be the biggest yet

The Tour de Bridlington is coming back for a third year - and it promises to be the biggest event so far.

Images from Headlands' performance at The Spa

Headlands team looking forward to northern final

Headlands School’s Rock Challenge team showcased their 2017 entry by performing at Bridlington Spa as part of the senior heat of the competition.


IN PICTURES: World Book Day

Children across Bridlington dressed up as characters from their favourite stories to celebrate World Book Day.

Kate Parker-Randall

New head to use sports principles to help school

Kate Parker-Randall has been confirmed as the new headteacher of Bridlington School and has said her ‘no-fail attitude’ will lead it on to greater things.

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School to take fewer students

Headlands School’s bid to reduce the number of new students it takes in each year by more than 20% looks set to be approved.

Theyre learning...honest! The wine appreciation group is one of more than 80 run by the U3A in Bridlington

Learning is not just child’s play...age is no barrier for U3A

You’re never too old to learn, and hundreds of people are proving that in Bridlington on a weekly basis.

Ready for day two after breakfast on board HMS Belfast

School pupils ‘kip on a ship’ on memorable London trip

A trip to London proved to a group of students from Burlington Junior School that anything is possible.

Body cameras

UK schools introduce body cameras for teachers

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

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