The right track for healthier pupils

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hilderthorpe Primary School

Action planned to beat school run congestion

Measures are to be taken outside a Bridlington primary school to try to ease traffic congestion and reduce the risk of an accident.


Cultural event hailed an amazing success

Headlands School celebrated cultural diversity in style by putting on a night to remember at Bridlington Spa.

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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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UTC Principal Tim Englefield with pupils at the start of the first day.

Scarborough's new UTC opens its doors

The first group of students have started life at Scarborough University Technical College.
Lucy Waites with Danielle Stroud comparing results

Brid GCSE pupils shine on results day

After a sleepless night for many of Bridlington’s GCSE pupils, they can now breath a sigh of relief after opening those all-important brown envelopes.

Bridlington Upper School ''A'' Level results Day. NBFP PA1633-6a Celebrating great results

Well done to Brid’s A Level students!

Bright futures lie ahead for Bridlington’s starry-eyed A-level students as years of hard work and graft finally paid off on results day.

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.

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.

Councillor Julie Abraham welcomed the education secretarys U-turn on forcing all schools to become academies by 2022

Councillor welcomes academies U-turn

The Tory-controlled East Riding Council has welcomed a Government U-turn on the “blanket” conversion of all schools into academies.

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Could YOU pass a SATS test? Try these five questions

PRIMARY school across the UK are taking their SATS tests, designed to measure their skills in English and maths.

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Council leader Stephen Parnaby OBE said multi academy trusts might not look favourably on rural schools throughout the East Riding

Council protests academy plans

The Tory-run East Riding Council has opposed government plans to force all schools to become academies in less than four years time.

Andrei Birang and India Miles have secured jobs for finishing college

Five-star jobs for students

Two Bridlington catering and hospitality students have been offered full-time jobs at a five-star Oxford hotel after impressing during work experience placements.

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